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February 13, 2017
Briana Sanchez/ Tribune
Chasity Ommodt, left, director of client services and volunteer coordinator, and Rhonda Otteson, director of The Link, talk about the new food pantry addition Thursday in New London. A topic of discussion was the process of organizing the food after it is donated.play button
Filling a need: Food Pantry opens Tuesday in New London
February 13, 2017 - 5:12am
December 22, 2016
Chasity Ommodt, director of client services at The Link, sorts through some of the non-perishable food items that have already been donated for the pending launch of the Link's food pantry in New London. (Carolyn Lange / Tribune)
Filling the food gap: Efforts underway to open food pantry in New London
December 22, 2016 - 7:36pm
September 6, 2016
Carolyn Lange / Tribune

The Willmar Area Food Shelf's branch office in New London closed last week. Other programs at the site, including a free household exchange program operated by The Link and a secondhand clothing store operated by the Evangelical Covenant Church, are still there. The Willmar Area Food Shelf's satellite location at the Campus Ministry Center of Ridgewater College was also closed.
Willmar Area Food Shelf closes New London, Ridgewater branch sites
September 6, 2016 - 6:37pm
March 26, 2016
Willmar Area Food Shelf volunteers Bill Cain, from left, Abel Diaz and Ron Joffer work Friday morning in the new warehouse during National Food Shelf Month. play button
New look of Willmar Area Food Shelf
March 26, 2016 - 8:30am
December 3, 2015
Renville County Food Shelf board members Betty Raitz, left, and Mary Schroepfer weigh canned goods donated Thursday by Veronica Roschild of Renville at B&D Market in Olivia. Schroepfer, the food shelf’s volunteer treasurer, said 446 pounds of food and $630 in cash were collected the first day of the three-day drive, which ends today. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)play button
PHOTO/VIDEO: Renville County Food Shelf food drive pulls in 446 pounds of food
December 3, 2015 - 10:54pm
October 30, 2015
Mike King of Duininck Inc., packs backfill with a steel-drum roller Friday at the Willmar Area Food Shelf. The warehouse and receiving bay expansion will increase capacity, public safety and efficiency. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
Food Shelf expansion to increase capacity
October 30, 2015 - 10:13pm
October 5, 2015
Alana Ziehl is the new executive director at the Willmar Area Food Shelf. She says she is happy to again be in the nonprofit sector. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
Willmar Area Food Shelf names Ziehl executive director
October 5, 2015 - 12:34am
September 4, 2015
Willmar Area Food Shelf names Ziehl executive director
September 4, 2015 - 12:27am
August 24, 2015
The Hawk Creek Animal Shelter’s food shelf usually serves a few pet owners per week and receives as many donations. The animal shelter in Willmar is operated by the Humane Society of Kandiyohi and Meeker Counties. (JACOB BELGUM | TRIBUNE)
Willmar animal shelter can assist pet owners with donated pet food from its food shelf
August 24, 2015 - 12:58am
July 12, 2015
Program to match donations to Willmar Area Food Shelf
July 12, 2015 - 11:15pm
June 9, 2015
Joan Johnson, coordinator for the Neighbors United-Yellow Medicine County Food Shelf,  pauses Tuesday while leading the Yellow Medicine County Board of Commissioners on a tour of the food shelf’s new location  in Granite Falls. (TOM CHERVENY | Tribune)
Yellow Medicine County Food Shelf makes timely move
June 9, 2015 - 11:31pm
April 25, 2015
Letter: Humanity at the food shelf
April 25, 2015 - 5:52am
April 24, 2015
Kurth resigns as Willmar Area Food Shelf director
April 24, 2015 - 11:17am
April 21, 2015
Chippewa County gives $4K to help keep food shelf open
April 21, 2015 - 11:08pm
April 9, 2015
The Yellow Medicine County board of commissioners approved a two-year commitment totaling $12,000 to pay for the Neighbors United Food Shelf in Granite Falls to lease this building for two years. (TRIBUNE/Tom Cherveny)
Granite Falls food shelf won’t close
April 9, 2015 - 11:38pm