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July 2, 2015
Washington state reports first measles death in the nation in 12 years
July 2, 2015 - 10:16pm
June 1, 2015
Summer programs will provide free meals for Willmar kids
June 1, 2015 - 12:52am
April 20, 2015
Emmary Birhanzl, 6, heard about the Bring It Home project in church and decided she wanted to help with the effort to pack bags of food for Montevideo children to take home over the weekend. She helped pack food on April 8, handing a newly filled bag to another volunteer. (TRIBUNE/Tom Cherveny)
Lots of support for Montevideo's Bring It Home project to provide weekend meals
April 20, 2015 - 12:10am
November 24, 2014
Mike Schmidt of Willmar, left, receives his Thanksgiving meal package from VFW member Mike Geurtz. Schmidt, of Clara City, is a veteran of the Marine Corps. TRIBUNE/Nicole Hovatter
VFW Men’s Auxiliary assemble Thanksgiving meal packages for vets
November 24, 2014 - 12:13am
February 11, 2014
Lac qui Parle superintendent: District does not take food from low-income students
February 11, 2014 - 11:23pm
December 12, 2012
Erica Ellestad of the Willmar High School food and nutrition services sets out a bowl of fruit Wednesday for students to select from during their lunch period. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
While contentious school lunch guidelines have eased, changes will not be seen immediately
December 12, 2012 - 11:27pm
April 17, 2012
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Prairie Kitchen blog: Every cook should have a stocked freezer
April 17, 2012 - 8:20am
February 22, 2012
Mandarin orange chicken bowl served in Willmar's school lunch program, featuring greens from the school's greenhouse.
Willmar school lunches featured on Facebook page honoring good school nutrition
February 22, 2012 - 3:17pm
January 14, 2011
Millie Cox, 7, left, and Madison Garberding, 7, eat school lunches Thursday at Kennedy Elementary School in Willmar. The school district finds itself in a good position if new guidelines to make school cafeterias healthier go into effect. The district has been serving meals for years that feature whole grain breads, low-fat dairy products, fresh fruits and vegetables. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Willmar has a head start on government's plan for school cafeterias
January 14, 2011 - 12:00am
December 28, 2010
Vicki Dew, a Meals on Wheels volunteer from Willmar, returns coolers Monday to West Central Industries. Dew has been delivering meals for nearly 12 years. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
Volunteers needed for program
December 28, 2010 - 12:00am
November 19, 2010
The Rev. Steve Bielenberg, left, pastor of Redeemer Lutheran Church in Willmar, and his wife Corinne serve the annual Thanksgiving dinner in 2009. Redeemer will serve again this year on Thanksgiving Day, and Mahanaim Asemblea de Dios Espana is serving Saturday. (Tribune file photo by Ron Adams)
Two Willmar churches offering free Thanksgiving meals to community
November 19, 2010 - 12:00am
March 23, 2010
Willmar school food service serves more than 1 million meals each year
March 23, 2010 - 12:00am
November 25, 2009
Giving a little bit back
November 25, 2009 - 12:00am
October 7, 2009
Carriers will take frozen meals on wheels to handful of county residents
October 7, 2009 - 12:00am
December 13, 2008
It's Christmas cookie central as West Central Industries churns out thousands of cookies for holiday tables
December 13, 2008 - 12:00am
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