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March 7, 2016
MnDOT converts to LED roadway lights
March 7, 2016 - 11:06pm
Chad Koosman pleas Nov. 20 for donations for the Salvation Army from inside the revolving door of Cash Wise grocery story in Willmar. Koosman’s light display in Willmar raised $164,000 during the holiday season. (FILE | TRIBUNE)
Koosman lights raise record amount of money for The Salvation Army
January 7, 2016 - 11:47pm
December 22, 2015
Angie and Chad Koosman  join a crowd of supporters Monday night at The Oaks at Eagle Creek in Willmar to watch the results of “The Great Christmas Light Fight” on ABC. The Koosmans did not win the contest. (GARY MILLER | TRIBUNE)
Koosmans feel like champions thanks to community support for their light display
December 22, 2015 - 5:00am
December 19, 2015
A portion of the Celebrate the Light of the World display. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
Willmar Christmas lights display garners national attention
December 19, 2015 - 8:00am
November 23, 2015
Kandiyohi County creates no-parking zone to manage traffic by light display
November 23, 2015 - 11:41pm
August 3, 2012
A stop sign has been placed at the intersection of Willmar Avenue and Lakeland Drive Southeast after the traffic controller was damaged in a recent accident. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Two sets of lights damaged in Willmar, Minn., as a result of traffic accidents
August 3, 2012 - 12:00am
March 8, 2012
The left image shows the CME on the Tuesday evening photographed by the Solar and Heliospheric Observatory. A disk blocks the blinding sun (white circle). The right image,taken early this morning, is nearly saturated with artifacts from thousands of high-energy storm particles hitting the detector. Credit: NASA/ESA (From astrobob.areavoices.com)
Astro Bob blog: Solar storm hits, expected to continue through tonight
March 8, 2012 - 10:25am
December 22, 2011
This Christmas light display is on the corner of Willmar Avenue and 15th Street Southwest at the home of Nat and Tisha Ellinger. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
Willmar, Minn., area light displays spread holiday cheer
December 22, 2011 - 12:49am
December 14, 2010
New solar-powered lights flash speed warning by ACGC
December 14, 2010 - 12:00am
November 13, 2010
New program offers Christmas lights recycling
November 13, 2010 - 12:00am
Sheriff: More nighttime burglaries reported
September 13, 2010 - 1:46pm
December 18, 2009
THE EFFORT
Chad Koosman's home near Eagle Lake, above, boasts nearly 86,000 light bulbs this year. Koosman is attempting to raise $5,000 for The Salvation Army by hosting movie events this weekend at his home. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
86,000 bulbs, movie-night specials highlight Salvation Army fundraising effort
December 18, 2009 - 12:00am
December 10, 2009
This image of the light rail is included on posters distributed by Northern Lights Express advocates.(file / News Tribune)
High-speed rail advocates explain route through Superior, Duluth
December 10, 2009 - 10:16am
December 4, 2009
When she asked if the city of Willmar would be willing to lend a crew and equipment to decorate a 55-foot-tall evergreen tree outside Rice Care Center, activities director Allison Dirksen said she was told: "Merry Christmas.'' Making good on the holiday offer Thursday were public works employees Mike Vandeneinde, Curt Hein and Darin Niemeyer. They strung more than 400 feet of lighting on the tree. Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny
Getting into the holiday spirit
December 4, 2009 - 12:00am
December 27, 2008
Koosman uses Christmas lights display to raise money for Salvation Army
December 27, 2008 - 12:00am
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