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July 11, 2012
Sonshine 2012 under way in Willmar, Minn.
July 11, 2012 - 1:03pm
Sonshiners started setting up their tents Tuesday on the grounds of the Civic Center in north Willmar. The annual Christian music festival begins today. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
Sonshiners settle in for annual music festival in Willmar, Minn.
July 11, 2012 - 9:50am
Brian Pearson recently entered a contest to create a jingle for the new Doritos Locos Tacos at Taco Bell. His jingle has a strong drum beat, and he says it has an AC/DC feel because of the heavier guitar chords mixed in. Pearson hopes to win $10,000 and a year's supply of Taco Bell tacos by winning the jingle contest. Tribune photo by Ashley White
New London, Minn., musician hopes to win big in Taco Bell jingle contest
July 11, 2012 - 12:00am
July 9, 2012
Thousands arriving this week in Willmar, Minn., for Sonshine
July 9, 2012 - 12:00am
May 30, 2012
A "Disney May-Ham" program is presented during the weekly meeting of the Willmar Senior Citizens Club held at the Community Center in Willmar, Minn.  The program featured people hamming it up as popular Disney characters to the sound of familiar Disney button
Video: Willmar Senior Citizens Present a Disney Program
May 30, 2012 - 4:54pm
May 24, 2012
A brass quintet made up of members from the Minnesota Orchestra perform at the Willmar Middle School during a day-long session of visiting with classes at the button
Video: Minnesota Orchestra Performs at Middle School
May 24, 2012 - 4:52pm
May 17, 2012
Chord-Ayres to be inducted into Minn. Music Hall of Fame
May 17, 2012 - 12:00pm
April 30, 2012
Singer Bobby Vee retiring from public life
April 30, 2012 - 2:19pm
April 23, 2012
Levi Lundgren, 10, left, and Douglas Thoms, 10, perform with a group of string musicians during the String Serenade and Supper on Saturday evening at Roosevelt Elementary School in Willmar. The fundraising event organized by the Music Matters community group included a meal and music performed by elementary and middle school orchestra students. All proceeds will help fund the fourth- and fifth-grade orchestra program next year. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
String serenade in Willmar, Minn.
April 23, 2012 - 12:00am
March 5, 2012
Gavin Hill and Rose Hartwig write the blog Sweet Conclusions at
Sweet Conclusions blog: Heroes make us appreciate life
March 5, 2012 - 8:39am
February 16, 2012
Fifteen members of the West Central Singers group will perform as part of a Presidents Day concert Monday at Carnegie Hall in New York. (Tribune photos by Ron Adams)
West Central Singers of Willmar, Minn., to perform at Carnegie Hall
February 16, 2012 - 9:16am
January 20, 2012
Carolyn Baana, aka Coach Carolyn, blogs about life and career success at Mood boosters can turn bad days around
January 20, 2012 - 8:53am
December 17, 2011
Jerry Saetveit on violin and Maggie Harp on piano perform holiday music Friday for the benefit of Rice Hospital patrons during the noon lunch hour at the hospital's garden court. Tribune photoby Ron Adams
Concert for lunch
December 17, 2011 - 12:00am
August 20, 2011
Andre Nelson, a watercolorist from Rosemount who summers on Green Lake, works on a painting Friday during the New London Fine Art Festival. Nelson is one of 14 artists at the inaugural show, which continues from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. today. The New London Music Festival also is today, beginning at noon in Neer Park. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
More art today in New London, Minn.
August 20, 2011 - 12:00am
August 12, 2011
The Brass Kings from Minneapolis perform their folk blues music at the Kandiyohi County Fair in Willmar, Minnesota on Friday, August 12, 2011.
The Brass Kings perform at Kandiyohi County Fair
August 12, 2011 - 6:45pm