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December 15, 2016
Fred Zwart, of rural New London, died Thursday after he was injured in a wagon accident Saturday. In this January 2014 file photo, Zwart and his team of horses wait to give wagon rides during the Winterfest in Spicer.

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Update: New London horseman dies after Saturday's wagon accident
December 15, 2016 - 5:56pm
September 22, 2016
Nolan Bergman, 3, plays the piano Saturday at the "Try an Instrument Party" during the Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! festival in downtown Willmar.
Willmar's annual art festival has one of its best years
September 22, 2016 - 8:18am
September 15, 2016
Music will be performed all day from the main stage during the Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! festival. Tribune file photo
19th annual Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! festival to be held this weekend
September 15, 2016 - 10:18am
August 22, 2016
Jerry Ostensoe & the Strollers perform at the New London Music Festival. (Briana Sanchez / Tribune)
Music over weather, as New London festival draws a crowd
August 22, 2016 - 2:56pm
August 4, 2016
Candy Anderson unveils a blanket Thursday as the poster art for this year's Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! festival. The artwork was unveiled during an event Thursday at The Barn Theatre in Willmar and was created by Sandra Schlagel, right. play button
Poster art unveiled for Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee!
August 4, 2016 - 5:21pm
June 23, 2016
Contestants in the “Minute to Win It” contest try to move an Oreo from their foreheads to their mouth — no hands allowed — Thursday during the Willmar Fests block party. (BRIAN EDWARDS | TRIBUNE)
Willmarites get wacky at block party
June 23, 2016 - 11:35pm
June 22, 2016
Ralph Geier, center, shakes hands Wednesday as the 2017 Willmar Fests senior king. Jan Schmeling, third from left, was crowned queen. The Great Gatsby-themed affair took place at the Willmar Community and Activity Center. (BRIAN EDWARDS | TRIBUNE)
Willmar Fests crowns senior ambassadors
June 22, 2016 - 11:49pm
May 19, 2016
The Cinco de Mayo Family Festival will boast a variety of live entertainment, with scheduled performances from a number of Aztec and folklorico dancers. Music will also be provided by Willmar’s Esplendor Norteno Band. (COURTESY PHOTO)
Cinco de Mayo Family Fun Festival returns to Willmar after 4-year hiatus
May 19, 2016 - 12:00am
December 22, 2015
Cal Miner checks out some of knots and camping items on the Boy Scout tree Tuesday at the “Festive Forest” at the Kandiyohi County Historical Society Museum in Willmar. (GARY MILLER | TRIBUNE)
Knotty ornaments
December 22, 2015 - 10:58pm
September 20, 2015
Caricature Artist Willis Chase of Grove City draws 8-year-old Alayna Bergstrom of Willmar during Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! Saturday afternoon in Willmar. Chase said he’s been invited to the Willmar street festival for “10 or 11 straight years” to do his pencil drawings that are free. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)play button
VIDEOS: ‘Smile. Bigger ... bigger’
September 20, 2015 - 11:48pm
August 13, 2015
The High 48s and other regional bands will perform Saturday at the annual New London Music Festival held at Neer Park in New London.
New London, Minn., Music Festival is Saturday
August 13, 2015 - 9:19am
August 12, 2015
Missy Bergstrom, the Grove City’s clerk/treasurer, stands in front of the picturesque windmill in the city park. “We’re looking into having it restored,” she said on the eve of Augustfest, which runs today through Sunday. “We’ve had it for 30 years. It came from Willmar.” (Rand Middleton | Tribune)play button
VIDEO: Augustfest opens
August 12, 2015 - 11:06pm
July 23, 2015
Community aids Water Days
July 23, 2015 - 11:15pm
July 10, 2015
Bingo and root beer floats launched Prairie Fest at the Clara City Care Center. Becka Kimpling, 2015-16 Ambassador candidate, visits with residents Clara Jacobs, center, and Gloria Kobow, left, Friday afternoon. The Grand Day Parade begins 4 p.m. Saturday. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)play button
Prairie Fest social
July 10, 2015 - 10:52pm
June 28, 2015
Part of the huge crowd at Virgil Olson Beach at Robbins Island watch the Little Crow Ski Show Saturday evening. Rain ended the evening early and the fireworks display was postponed 24 hours. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)play button
Willmar Fests come to a close
June 28, 2015 - 11:11pm