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September 25, 2012
Excavation work is underway Monday for the 1,700-square-foot multi-purpose room addition to the Kandiyohi County Historical Museum in Willmar. Carlson Construction of Willmar is general contractor. From left are Steig Sogge, Corey Rood and Corey Swenson as they excavate the area. They report that they have excavated several feet deep, but the soil remains dry. Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny
Digging it
September 25, 2012 - 12:00am
September 20, 2012
A groundbreaking ceremony will be held today for 1,700-square-foot addition at the Kandiyohi County Museum. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
Groundbreaking today at Kandiyohi County, Minn., Historical Society
September 20, 2012 - 12:00am
August 22, 2012
Officials with the Kandiyohi County Historical Society are looking to add 1,700 square feet to the county museum in Willmar. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
Kandiyohi Co., Minn., considers $100K museum request
August 22, 2012 - 12:00am
May 2, 2012
Larry Macht , a member of the Kandiyohi County Historical Society board, tells the Kandiyohi?County Commissioners of the pressing need for additional education and meeting space at the Willmar museum. "We know finances are tight," Macht said, but the expansion will "make it easier for people to learn about the history of the county." The museum attracts 8,000 visitors a year. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
Kandiyohi County Historical Society seeking $343,000 for expansion
May 2, 2012 - 12:00am
April 28, 2012
Carl Colwell, whose family history charts four generations in Renville County, returned home after a 28-year career as a U.S. Army member and civilian employee. He is currently the mayor of Morton and the director of the Renville County Historical Society. Tribune photo by Tom Chervenyplay button
Minnesota Valley History Center offers opportunity to understand the events that shaped the area
April 28, 2012 - 12:00am
May 31, 2011
Don Lattimer of Willmar, left, plays guitar along with his musical partner, Shelby Kingman, right, of New London, with their bass player, Jackie Haney during the annual open house and spring festival held Monday at the Monongalia Historical Society. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Day at the museum
May 31, 2011 - 12:00am
December 3, 2010
Mary Mielke of Pennock decorates a Christmas tree from the Country Quilters quilting group Thursday at the Kandiyohi County Historical Society museum in Willmar. The tree is one of 20 holiday trees decorated by local clubs and organizations and displayed throughout the museum for the annual Festive Forest exhibit. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
Festive Forest takes shape
December 3, 2010 - 12:00am
December 1, 2010
Minn. River-Lake Pepin Friendship Tour a finalist in statewide contest
December 1, 2010 - 12:00am
November 18, 2010
Musicians Dan Chouinard and Prudence Johnson have joined to take a look at the "Golden Age of Radio" in music and song, including many sing-alongs for audience participation. (Submitted)
'Golden Age of Radio' a perfect fit for talented duo
November 18, 2010 - 8:00am
October 9, 2010
Phyllis Erickson, left, and Mary Fischer, guests at the sixth annual Sperry House Tea, enjoy visiting and sipping tea Friday at the historic Sperry House. A variety of tea and authentic treats made from century-old recipes were served to the guests. Proceeds from the event went to the Kandiyohi County Historical Society. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
High tea and history
October 9, 2010 - 12:00am
July 20, 2010
Smithsonian exhibit Journey Stories coming to lac qui Parle County Museum
July 20, 2010 - 2:17pm
July 12, 2010
Kandiyohi Co. Historical Society receives Legacy grant of more than $50K for historical markers
July 12, 2010 - 12:00am
June 24, 2010
Author Jim Johnson gives a presentation about baseball in the early 1900s and about his book "Dummy Hanson: A Deaf Baseball Pitcher's Life in the Hearing World" June 17 at the Kandiyohi County Historical Society museum in Willmar.
(Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
Local author speaks about life, career of 19th-century deaf baseball player
June 24, 2010 - 1:13pm
June 1, 2010
David Kingery, 10, does a guitar solo during his family band's performance at the annual spring festival held Memorial Day at the Monongalia Historical Society in New London. Besides live music, the museum exhibited historical displays, held a rummage sale and sold food to visitors. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Spring festival concert
June 1, 2010 - 12:00am
February 8, 2010
Atwater moves up date for decision on Hotel Atwater
February 8, 2010 - 12:00am