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October 6, 2016
Trees off of Highway 71 Northeast have started to change color. (Briana Sanchez / Tribune)
The colors of fall are upon us
October 6, 2016 - 12:00am
September 29, 2016
The decline and likely fall of the Donald
September 29, 2016 - 2:56pm
Briana Sanchez / Tribune

Jessica Hennen, front, Kelsey Mitzel, center, and Tammie Anderson, back, review the donation baskets Wednesday at the Fall Basket event at Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar. Local organizations and charities are chosen to receive the baskets created by the departments at the button
Rice Memorial Hospital Fall Basket donations
September 29, 2016 - 7:36am
September 16, 2016
Leaf-chasing in Minnesota: Yellow means go
September 16, 2016 - 10:35am
September 12, 2016
U of M student survives fall from 5th floor balcony
September 12, 2016 - 2:05pm
June 28, 2016
Danny Fleigle, 16, second from right, puts his arm around Abby Trelfa. Trelfa and Madison DeMarais, left, called 911 and administered CPR after he was shocked by an electrical wire and fell 30 feet while climbing a bridge in Sartell. (MPR NEWS)
Minnesota teen making 'miracle' recovery after electric shock and 30-foot fall
June 28, 2016 - 12:50pm
November 19, 2015
Alli Tjernagel, left, and Mary Walters, both customer service representatives at the Willmar Municipal Utilities office, created this tribute to autumn noting it soon will be replaced by a Christmas display post Thanksgiving. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
Saying farewell to fall
November 19, 2015 - 11:06pm
November 18, 2015
After two days of light rain, fog carpeted the countryside outside Kandiyohi Wednesday morning. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
Fog settles over West Central Minnesota
November 18, 2015 - 11:46pm
November 17, 2015
Riley Chapin, 3, with mom Allison, couldn’t get enough puddle jumping Tuesday near the corner of Third Street Southwest and Becker Avenue in Willmar. Mom said it was her son’s first time playing in puddles. The two days of rain may turn to snow this evening. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
Puddle jumping
November 17, 2015 - 11:43pm
November 4, 2015
Shirt-sleeved Community Service Officer Ember Veldkamp, a second-year law enforcement student at Ridgewater College, chalks tires Wednesday in downtown Willmar. Temperatures the past two days have been 15-20 degrees above the average high. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
Warm fall continues
November 4, 2015 - 8:49pm
October 18, 2015
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Slide show: If you seek a colorful place look about you
October 18, 2015 - 11:44am
October 14, 2015
Maria Loerzel sets up Halloween decorations Wednesday on the yard of her Eagle Lake home north of Willmar. “It’s my favorite holiday,” she said.  (GARY MILLER | TRIBUNE)
Preparing for the haunt
October 14, 2015 - 11:32pm
Sharon Willen sweeps leaves at her home Wednesday on the south edge of New London while her grandchildren Nicholas, 12, and Thomas, 2, tour the yard in a toy Jeep grandma formerly used as a planter. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
Jeep thrills
October 14, 2015 - 11:12pm
October 11, 2015
Child injured in fall from second-story window
October 11, 2015 - 8:29pm
October 7, 2015
A hand-made lawn sign in the 400 block of 13th Street Southeast in Willmar salutes the season Wednesday. Farther north leaves have turned yellow on the north shore of George Lake. (RAND MIDDLETON|TRIBUNE)
Sign of the times
October 7, 2015 - 10:49pm