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January 2, 2012
Chris Voss is a Willmar Senior High School student who also works at Walt's Car Wash as part of the work experience program. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Work experience program helps launch students into life
January 2, 2012 - 12:00am
December 27, 2011 Holiday traditions should continue all year long
December 27, 2011 - 8:40am
December 19, 2011
Michelle Ramirez is surprised with a Corn Capital Cash gift by Chamber of Commerce Director Nancy Standfuss.
Olivia businesses use holiday season to say thanks
December 19, 2011 - 5:04pm
December 17, 2011
(Tribune photo by Gary Miller)
Holiday Gift Guide for folks in Willmar and West Central Minnesota
December 17, 2011 - 12:10am
Jerry Saetveit on violin and Maggie Harp on piano perform holiday music Friday for the benefit of Rice Hospital patrons during the noon lunch hour at the hospital's garden court. Tribune photoby Ron Adams
Concert for lunch
December 17, 2011 - 12:00am
December 12, 2011
Irene Wallin of Willmar supplies holiday music with her accordion at the 59th annual Lucia Day Festival at Bethel Lutheran Church in Willmar. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
Lucia festival in Willmar, Minn.
December 12, 2011 - 12:00am
The Schultz family of Atwater -- Lisa, from left, Wyatt, 3, Brandon and Brady, 8 -- take a horse-drawn trolley ride through town on Saturday night. The ride provided by the Clip-Clop Trolley from Litchfield was part of the Atwater holiday event and community open house. A soup supper, a visit from Santa and a chance to visit the new Atwater city offices were also part of the festivities. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
Atwater, Minn., holiday event
December 12, 2011 - 12:00am
Taylor Carlson, 10, of Hawick takes the shepherd role to heart and provides some affection Saturday to a goat for the live Nativity scene that was part of the Christmas celebration at the United Methodist Church in Hawick. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
Live Nativity in Hawick, Minn.
December 12, 2011 - 12:00am
December 10, 2011
Benjamin Eckhoff, 4, of New London dances with Minnie Mouse on Friday night when the Kandiyohi Men's Club and Kandiyohi Area Businesses' Holiday Express 18-Wheeler came to New London. The Holiday Express, decorated with thousands of Christmas lights, will continue its visits tonight in Cosmos, Litchfield, Grove City and Atwater and Sunday at several stops in Willmar. 
(Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
Dancing with Minnie Mouse
December 10, 2011 - 12:00am
December 5, 2011 Keeping it simple for the holidays
December 5, 2011 - 9:34am
November 28, 2011
Teagan Shumaker, 11, from left, along with her mother Kari, and sisters Emma, 9, and Mari, 11, perform  a Christmas carol Sunday for the congregation at the annual Christmas service at the Old Log Church in rural Sunburg. The old-time service at the historic church included a hymn sing in both English and Norwegian as well as holiday treats. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
Christmas at the Old Log Church near Sunburg, Minn.
November 28, 2011 - 12:00am
November 26, 2011
Mick Skog, from left, Madisson Folsted, 7, and her mother Sara Folsted, all of Clara City, survey the Christmas trees offered for sale Friday evening by Gary Meyer with the Clara City Lions Club. The annual tree sale -- conducted at the school in Clara City -- is part of the town's Christmas season kickoff event, which also included a pancake feed and a visit from Santa. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
Christmas kickoff in Clara City, Minn.
November 26, 2011 - 12:00am
November 24, 2011
T.J. Schroeder, from left, Dean Schroeder and Dannielle Burns, all of Raymond, wait Thursday evening outside Best Buy in Willmar. The store was opening at midnight for Black Friday shopping. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
Waiting for Black Friday in Willmar, Minn.
November 24, 2011 - 10:50pm
July 5, 2011
Zach Zwart, from left, Sherry Hibma and Peter Hibma characterize 100 years of plumbing with their float Saturday in the annual July 4 parade in Prinsburg. This year's celebration also observed the 100th anniversary of the town's Central Minnesota Christian School. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
Colorful characters in area Independence Day parades
July 5, 2011 - 12:00am
July 4, 2011
Fireworks, parades, 62 hot dogs: US celebrates 4th
July 4, 2011 - 10:39pm