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June 20, 2015
Carol Parker of Willmar says she appreciates her husband, Paul, more and more as they age. She had been out shopping for him ahead of Father’s Day on Sunday, and they are preparing to host their daughter and grandson for a weekend visit. (Jacob Belgum | Tribune)
Father’s Day for many families means time spent together
June 20, 2015 - 12:23am
June 1, 2015
Summer programs will provide free meals for Willmar kids
June 1, 2015 - 12:52am
May 30, 2015
Rep. Dave Baker, left, reads “It’s Okay to Ask!” to a large group Friday morning at the Willmar Public Library. Each child received a free copy of the book commissioned by Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare. The book takes on questions that children with disabilities often hear from their peers and how they can respond. (TRIBUNE/Rand Middleton)

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Story hour gives positive message about disabilities
May 30, 2015 - 12:03am
April 21, 2015
Emily Thompson, left, snuggles with her daughter, Tenley, who was diagnosed in 2011 with late infantile Krabbe disease. The rural Pennock family will testify today in St. Paul, requesting that the terminal disease be included in newborn screening in Minnesota. (TRIBUNE/Carolyn Lange)
Team Tenley advocates for other kids with same terminal disease
April 21, 2015 - 12:05am
April 9, 2015
Conference on children with disabilities slated for April 18 in Willmar
April 9, 2015 - 11:00pm
Healthy Family series begins Wednesday
April 9, 2015 - 11:00pm
Register by Friday for April 18 conference in Willmar on children with disabilities
April 9, 2015 - 12:40pm
February 19, 2015
DFL want family leave
February 19, 2015 - 11:30pm
November 27, 2014
TRIBUNE/Rand Middleton
This was the 10th year of the Redeemer Lutheran Church community Thanksgiving dinner in Willmar. The volunteers have served up to 350.
Thanksgiving dinner at Redeemer Lutheran Church
November 27, 2014 - 11:14pm
July 31, 2014
The Growmobile pulls up daily in the Dana Heights neighborhood in southeast Willmar. Here during the noontime hour Wednesday, Emily Zondervan, from left, Amanda Egenes and Miranda Borchert work with the kids on sign language. (Tribune photo by Rand Middleton)
United Way Growmobile brings Willmar kids running
July 31, 2014 - 11:36pm
July 21, 2014
Drew Ryder, of Willmar, leaves today for Australia, where he and his wife will attend a memorial service for his brother and sister-in-law who were killed in the downing of a Malaysian Airlines  flight in Ukraine. He is shown Monday in his office in Willmar where he has a large map on his wall showing his home country of Australia. (Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange)
Willmar man honoring brother with a message of forgiveness
July 21, 2014 - 11:35pm
July 13, 2014
Josh Clutter, left, lead guitarist with the Minnesota band Love Out Loud and front man Dillon Jones perform on the main stage at the 2013 Sonshine Festival in Willmar. (Tribune file photo by Ron Adams)
Sonshine Festival opens Wednesday in Willmar, set-up already underway
July 13, 2014 - 11:27pm
June 22, 2014
Ken Ross is pictured at the top of Gooseberry Falls, his favorite stop on his trip to the North Shore of Lake Superior. (Submitted photo )
Veterans Home starts program treating vets to special trips
June 22, 2014 - 11:09pm
June 19, 2014
Caregiver support tops priority list of local initiative on Alzheimer’s
June 19, 2014 - 10:48pm
The hand-picked Willmar Fests 2014 Junior Royalty are Junior Prince Ivan Mares, left, and Junior Princess Eloina Ibarra. (Tribune photo by Rand Middleton)
Willmar Fests Junior Royalty named
June 19, 2014 - 10:45pm