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September 3, 2016
Adding trees to the prairie landscape can provide economic and environmental benefits. Trees can be used to improve pastures, protect soil from erosion and crops from stress. Here, cattle graze at the Moonstone Farm near Montevideo, where woody plants have been incorporated into the overall farm operation. (Tom Cherveny / Tribune)
Trees have a place on the prairie, with benefits to landscape and economy
September 3, 2016 - 3:20pm
June 7, 2016
Golden winged warblers are in steep decline across most of North America except in northern Minnesota where they continue to thrive. (NRRI | SUBMITTED)
Unique forestry method creates perfect habitat for golden winged warbler
June 7, 2016 - 5:30am
December 12, 2013
An entire class of Ridgewater College electrician students gain experience by working Wednesday on rewiring light fixtures at the new center for Habitat For Humanity at the former Goodwill building in Willmar.
New Habitat for Humanity location to open March 1
December 12, 2013 - 11:13pm
July 10, 2013
Ann Sisler of Penawa, Manitoba, chairperson of the Cycle of Hope organizing committee, hangs her laundry Wednesday on her bike in the Willmar Auditorium during a stop in town. Cycle of Hope volunteers left Louisville, Ky., on June 28 for a two-week journey to celebrate the 20th Annual Cycle of Hope’s 1,000 Miles Home Challenge. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
Motorists asked to drive with caution, watch for Habitat bikers
July 10, 2013 - 11:20pm
April 26, 2012
Abdirahman Anshur holds up a quilt he received at the dedication for his family's home Wednesday as Lul Yusuf looks on. The Habitat for Humanity ceremony was at the new home in northwest Willmar. The home, built by Ridgewater College carpentry students, now belongs to Hassan Jirow and Ibado Anshur, the first Somali family in the community to receive a Habitat house. Quilts from several area churces were given as house warming gifts to the family. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
And a quilt!
April 26, 2012 - 12:00am
April 14, 2012
Ashley Alsum, left, and Pam Vanderbeek go through some of the items that have been gathered for the ReStore being set up at the Habitat For Humanity office in Willmar. As you are doing your spring cleaning, consider donating your usable items that you no longer use to ReStore or another second-hand store. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
Spring cleaning? Get rid of unwanted items at ReStore in Willmar, Minn.
April 14, 2012 - 12:00am
April 4, 2012
Ridgewater Foundation to award $5,000 grant
April 4, 2012 - 4:37pm
March 26, 2012
Ron Norby, a Habitat for Humanity employee, carries in a computer monitor Saturday for Arlyss Engelson of Kandiyohi during electronics collection day. Habitat for Humanity of West Central Minnesota will take televisions, computers, radios, microwaves, phones and other electronics to be recycled Monday through Thursday 9 to 11 a.m. at the office at 619 Benson Ave. Freewill donations are accepted for the service. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Electronics collection day
March 26, 2012 - 12:00am
February 9, 2012
Habitat for Humanity will accept computers, monitors, keyboards, televisions, phones, copiers, fax machines, remotes, irons, hair dryers, radios and microwaves for recycling. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Habitat now accepting electronics for recycling
February 9, 2012 - 12:00am
February 8, 2012
Habitat for Humanity accepting electronics for recycling
February 8, 2012 - 4:12pm
December 2, 2011
Moving Veterans Service Office could increase service and efficiency
December 2, 2011 - 12:00am
June 13, 2011
Gary Lagerstedt, left, presents a key holder to Andrew Martinez during the dedication Saturday of the Martinez family's Habitat for Humanity house on Northwood Court Northwest in Willmar. Albert and Angie Martinez and their children, Andrew, Albert and Angelia were welcomed to the neighborhood during the ceremony. Also in the photo is the Rev. Brian Mandel, second from left, of Our Lady of the Lakes Church in rural Spicer. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Habitat house dedicated
June 13, 2011 - 12:00am
May 21, 2011
Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny
Matt Sudduth and five other volunteers from the University of Minnesota have spent the past week helping repair the exteriors of two homes in Montevideo. Their efforts are part of Habitat for Humanity's Brush with Kindness program to assist homeowners with maintenance. Homeowners provide whatever "sweat equity'' they are able, and the volunteers do the rest. (Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny)
Helping hands in Montevideo: Brush with Kindness assists homeowners with maintenance
May 21, 2011 - 12:00am
March 12, 2011
Joe Ridler, left, helps Taden Heck, 5, with the construction of a wood duck house March 5 during the annual Habitat Day event at Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center near New London. The event is sponsored by Prairie Pothole Chapter of the Minnesota Waterfowl Association. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
Fifth annual Habitat Day held near New London
March 12, 2011 - 1:38am
March 3, 2011
Habitat moves to new office, will be closed for 2 weeks
March 3, 2011 - 12:00am