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May 2, 2016
Gene Hanson, a retiree who lives in Edgeley, N.D., recently created a football field-sized replica of the unpronounceable "love symbol" used by Prince to honor the late pop star. Hanson said he taped a drawing of the symbol to the hood of his tractor and started plowing. (GENE HANSON)
Though he's more of a country fan, retiree plows tribute to Prince
May 2, 2016 - 5:10pm
April 26, 2016
In this November 14, 2010, file photo, Prince performs at Yas Arena in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (REUTERS)
Prince left no will, potentially complicating matters regarding estate
April 26, 2016 - 1:38pm
April 24, 2016
Prince, who died Thursday morning at his Paisley Park studio in Chanhassen, told Rolling Stone in 2014 that he has multiple vaults containing unreleased recorded music. “I’ve never said this before, but I didn’t always give the record companies the best song,” he said.
Prince's vault could house hours of music
April 24, 2016 - 4:30pm
April 21, 2016
Prince performs Feb. 4, 2007, during the halftime show of Super Bowl XLI in Miami. REUTERS
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Iconic performer Prince dead at 57
April 21, 2016 - 12:13pm
April 15, 2016
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Willmar third-graders get quite the musical treat
April 15, 2016 - 1:35pm
April 6, 2016
In this April 6, 2014, file photo, Merle Haggard accepts the Crystal Milestone Award at the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas. (REUTERS)
Country legend Merle Haggard dead at 79
April 6, 2016 - 12:52pm
March 18, 2016
Garth Brooks.
Update: Ticket sales for Garth Brooks' Fargo show suspended; no info on possible Minn. shows.
March 18, 2016 - 10:23am
March 15, 2016
Letter: A concert to enjoy and remember
March 15, 2016 - 2:03am
March 11, 2016
Letter: Getting Willmar’s music back
March 11, 2016 - 10:07am
March 8, 2016
In this 2013 file photo, violinists Rachel Puig, left, and Allie Vera practice a few lines from a score during fourth-grade orchestra practice at Roosevelt Elementary School in Willmar.
Music Matters donates $15,000 to Willmar schools
March 8, 2016 - 12:11am
February 29, 2016
Sherry and Brian Pearson began teaching music at New London-Spicer Schools 37 years ago. They will be retiring at the end of the school year. (CAROLYN LANGE | TRIBUNE)play button
New London-Spicer music teachers Sherry and Brian Pearson to retire
February 29, 2016 - 12:58am
December 28, 2015
Ashley Olson, a Willmar High School senior, goes one-on-one with clarinet instructor Nina Olsen of the MacPhail Center for button
Video: Distance learning helps music students: Music Matters group helps fund lessons from experts for Willmar-area musicians
December 28, 2015 - 12:00am
December 23, 2015
Maggie Harp plays the piano and Marie Nelson plays the cello Wednesday at the garden court outside the cafeteria at Rice Memorial Hospital. (GARY MILLER | TRIBUNE)play button
Volunteers bring music to Rice Memorial Hospital
December 23, 2015 - 11:12pm
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
Penquins were part of the 2nd- to 5th-grade choir that sang “Christmas in Black and White,” during a pageant of the same name performed Tuesday by Willmar’s Community Christian School in Willmar. The subtitle of the musical — which was held at the Evangelical Free Church in Willmar — was “Discovering the Real Story of Christmas.” (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)play button
Video: ‘Christmas in Black and White’
December 9, 2015 - 12:00am