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April 15, 2016
Deb Friedrichs, left, executive director of Atwater Area Help for Seniors, and volunteer coordinator Karen Fischer visit with Lila Rekedal at the organization’s booth. AAHFS received the 3rd annual Willmar Commmunity Foundation Senior Friendly Non-Profit of the Year award Friday at the West Central Tribune’s 17th annual Life Connections at the Willmar Civic Center. RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE
Doug Wilkowske named 2016 Outstanding Senior: Atwater Area Help for Seniors honored as Senior Friendly Non-Profit
April 15, 2016 - 11:23pm
A work crew from Willmar Area Vocational Education Services, known as Waves, helps set up for today’s Life Connections. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
Life Connections caters to older adults
April 15, 2016 - 12:10pm
April 14, 2016
Bryan Smith, left, and  Andrew Wakefield assemble the Gutter Helmet display with co-worker Kevin Radtke in background on Thursday in the Cardinal Arena.
Life Connections takes shape
April 14, 2016 - 6:26pm
April 18, 2015
The Kingery Family Singers fill the seats Friday morning at the 16th annual Life Connections event at the Willmar Civic Center. Entertainment is just one part of the annual West Central Tribune event for mature adults, which also features exhibits, seminars, food, prizes and awards. (TRIBUNE/Rand Middleton)
Life Connections 2015: Outstanding senior, nonprofit named
April 18, 2015 - 12:21am
April 17, 2015
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Video: Faces at Life Connection XVI
April 17, 2015 - 5:00am
April 15, 2015
Life Connections, an event featuring booths, exhibits, seminars and entertainment for older adults, will be 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday at the Willmar Civic Center. Admission costs $4 in advance or $5 at the door. Advance tickets are available in Willmar at Cashwise, Cub Foods, Willmar Community Ed and Rec office in Jefferson Learning Center and the West Central Tribune.
Life Connections event begins 8 a.m. Friday
April 15, 2015 - 10:55pm
April 24, 2014
Lindsay Freeland, left, and Kathy Lutz set up a display for Touching Hearts at Home on Thursday at the Willmar Civic Center where this year’s Life Connections will take place today. The Touching Hearts display honors rural Minnesota heritage. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
15th annual Life Connections for seniors is today
April 24, 2014 - 11:01pm
April 22, 2014

The Kingery family musicians perform at last year’s Life Connections.
15th annual Life Connections is Friday
April 22, 2014 - 11:09pm
April 19, 2013
The 14th annual Life Connections is held Friday at the Willmar Civic Center, the daylong event featured exhibits, seminars and entertainment.play button
Video: Life Connections
April 19, 2013 - 5:44pm
Change of bands at Life Connections today
April 19, 2013 - 9:17am
Life Connections is open today at Civic Center in Willmar
April 19, 2013 - 5:58am
April 17, 2013
14th annual Life Connections is Friday in Willmar
April 17, 2013 - 10:27am
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