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November 20, 2016
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Downtown Willmar hosts annual Holidaze parade
November 20, 2016 - 7:02pm
November 19, 2016
A customer shops for a turkey at a Walmart store in Los Angeles, California, in this Nov. 26, 2013, file photo.  

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Thanksgiving cheer for consumers as turkey, ham prices fall
November 19, 2016 - 2:56pm
January 4, 2016
Despite three mobile recycling trailers positionedat the Kandiyohi County Recycling Center in Willmar, bins overflowed early Sunday afternoon near the end of a three-day weekend. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
Post-holiday recycling overflows
January 4, 2016 - 11:25pm
December 22, 2015
Creative gift-exchanges for children can involve a fun game. The most important thing is to make sure every child ends up with a gift to open. (SUBMITTED)
LIVE IT!: A look at some creative gift exchange ideas this holiday season
December 22, 2015 - 12:52pm
December 14, 2015
Students perform in a variety of choirs and vocal groups Monday during “Our Holiday Concert” at Willmar High School. The concert was presented twice to accommodate the large number of friends and family who turned out for the program. (GARY MILLER | TRIBUNE)
PHOTO: Holiday concert times two
December 14, 2015 - 11:17pm
Madison Thorpe, Kierra Miller and Molli Standberg are the St. Lucia Day maidens for the 62nd annual celebration at Bethel Lutheran Church in Willmar. The Day marks the start of the Christmas season in Sweden. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)play button
VIDEO: St. Lucia Day celebrated at Bethel Lutheran Church
December 14, 2015 - 12:25am
December 13, 2015
Jillianne Kleine, 14, of New London plays a game Saturday at the Louis Larson Home in New London. She and others dressed in period costumes during an open house. (CAROL SEAVEY | TRIBUNE)
PHOTOS: Christmas at the Louis Larson Home
December 13, 2015 - 11:45pm
December 12, 2015
Ava Flann of Cedar Mills snuggles up to Rudolph for photos Friday when the Holiday Express visited Cosmos.  (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)play button
Video: Holiday Express on the move again today
December 12, 2015 - 12:00am
December 10, 2015
St. Nick arrives at Kennedy Cardinal Place and Jefferson Learning Center in Willmar to deliver gifts and treats to preschoolers. With little snow remaining after morning rain showers, he left his sleigh at the North Pole and rode in a Ford van. The Jolly One’s annual visit is sponsored by the Willmar VFW, which provides two helpers. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)play button
VIDEO/PHOTO: Santa takes his back-up sleigh
December 10, 2015 - 11:13pm
December 9, 2015
The 92 voices of the Cardinal Choir sing both traditional and African holiday songs. The choir is from Willmar Senior High School. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
PHOTOS: Choir melds traditional and African holiday music
December 9, 2015 - 11:13pm
December 6, 2015
Victoria Skaggs, 6, shops for a toy for her little sister Sunday evening at Wal-Mart in Willmar with the help of Willmar Police Officer Tony Lapatka. Twenty-three children shopped with Willmar police officers, Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office reservists and county corrections officers and dispatch staff during the annual “Shop with a Cop” event. A grant from Wal-Mart’s charitable foundation provides for each child to spend $50. (Rand Middleton | Tribune)
Willmar-area kids hit the toy aisles with police officers for annual event
December 6, 2015 - 11:55pm
November 23, 2015
Andrea Otto warms up The Salvation Army kettle with a donation Monday to the ringing of Wal-mart Store manager Kimberly Lippert, Willmar Area Shriners Club president John M. Gilbertson and The Salvation Army Auxiliary Captain Linda Faye Jones. The Shriners challenged other clubs and organizations to wrest The Salvation Army traveling bell ringers plaque from their possession. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE )
Shriners challenge area bell ringers
November 23, 2015 - 11:32pm
Theresa Berghius, left, a resident at Bethesda Pleasant View Memory Care Neighborhood, and Kendra Jo Krebsbach, the neighborhood’s nurse, decorate a Christmas tree Monday at the Kandiyohi County Historical Society Museum along with other residents and staff members. In addition to the museum’s regular weekday hours, it will be open from 2 to 4 p.m. Sundays to give people additional opportunities to see the trees decorated by several local groups. (GARY MILLER | TRIBUNE)
Museum expands hours for tree viewing
November 23, 2015 - 9:51pm
November 16, 2015
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Video: A bit of old London at New London
November 16, 2015 - 10:07am
December 29, 2014
Warm the Children campaign falls short of $37,000-goal
December 29, 2014 - 8:18pm
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