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Senior Ambassador Audrey Buzzeo, from left, Junior Princess Annelyse Scott, International Princess Ashley Olson, Queen of Festivals Jenna Jagow, Aqua Princess Mary Carlson and Junior Prince Dante Ramirez sit on the edge of the Willmar Fests float Saturday morning, waiting for the Grande Day Parade to begin. The royalty group would ride the float one last time before the end of their reigns. play button
Fun for all: Willmar Fests weekend 2018
2 hours 21 min ago
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International Princess Staci Banks, from left, Queen of Festivals Leslie Alvarez, and Aqua Princess Carly Hulstein pose for a photo after their crowning during the Willmar Fests Ambassador Coronation Saturday afternoon at the WEAC Auditorium. The three newly crowned royalty will represent Willmar at community festivals across the region throughout the coming year.
Her Royal Highness: Willmar Fests crowns royalty
2 hours 27 min ago
June 23, 2018
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A Kaffe Fest/Willmar Fests exhibit by the Kandiyohi County Historical Society, including photos and memorabilia, is on display at the North American State Bank in Willmar through June 30.
Kaffe Fest exhibit runs through June
June 23, 2018 - 9:14am
June 21, 2018
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Berthe, played by Laurel Iverson, left, makes Robert, played by Anton Switajewski, feel uncomfortable with her romantic interest during a dress rehearsal Monday of "Boeing Boeing"  at the Little Theatre in New London.
'Boeing Boeing': Comedy opens tonight at New London Little Theatre
June 21, 2018 - 10:29am
June 20, 2018
Willmar Fests 2018
June 20, 2018 - 4:54pm
June 16, 2018
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Skiers move across the lake in a 22-person pyramid formation during the Little Crow Water Ski Team’s second show of the summer June 8 at Neer Park in New London.
Balancing act: Little Crow Ski Team performs at Neer Park
June 16, 2018 - 10:35am
Bailey Rettmann, Southwest West Central Service Cooperative’s regional director of Educational Learning Centers, said $5 million in bonding money awarded for the Cosmos Learning Center will help make the building more student-friendly.
Bonding money will remodel Cosmos school for special needs kids
June 16, 2018 - 7:09am
June 14, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune file photo

Salma Jelle, 6, gasps when first seeing the bus that took her and about 30 families to the Crayola Experience at the Mall of America on an Early Childhood Education Program trip in March. The Willmar School District said no programs will be cut when the district again establishes an independent community education department this fall. The city of Willmar will again take over its own recreation activities.
Willmar Schools: No cuts to community education planned
June 14, 2018 - 8:55pm
Erica Dischino / Tribune
Artist Mark Haen’s studio space in Atwater is used for painting, recording music and photography shoots.
Former students and new teachers: Two local artists bringing something different to Studio Hop
June 14, 2018 - 1:34pm
June 13, 2018
Two Willmar residents charged with false imprisonment and beating teen
June 13, 2018 - 10:05pm
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Cows munch on hay Tuesday at the Handt Dairy Farm south of Brooten. The Handt family farm is hosting Dairy Days this upcoming weekend.
Dairy Days to visit small family farm
June 13, 2018 - 9:59pm
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State Rep. Dave Baker met with the Willmar School Board Monday to review the past legislative session.
Baker discusses legislative session with School Board
June 13, 2018 - 4:28am
June 12, 2018
Willmar School Board revises '17-18 budget, sees higher revenue
June 12, 2018 - 5:18am
June 10, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune
Community members gathered in downtown Willmar for the first ever StreetFeast celebration Friday evening. About 150 people attended StreetFeast, which was held by the Community Integration Center.
StreetFeast: Breaking the fast at sundown
June 10, 2018 - 10:05pm
Three injured in crash north of Willmar
June 10, 2018 - 3:38pm