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Focus 2018: Spotlight on Nonprofits
5 hours 20 min ago
Erica Dischino / Tribune
Eric Wankerl, left, and Paige Marquardt spend time together on their date at Marquart’s home in Spicer. They have been dating for four years and are engaged to be married in August 2019.
Love has no disability: AIM brings couple together, assists with services, training
9 hours 45 min ago
Erica Dischino / Tribune
Light decorations stand outside a garage at the Koosman family home in northeast Willmar Wednesday in preparation for the big move. The annual holiday display has grown to include more than 600,000 bulbs, featuring dancing trees, leaping arches, shooting stars, a sky-high cross, candy canes, reindeer and more. The light festival was open six weeks over the holiday season, from Thanksgiving through New Year's.
'Celebrate the Lights' on the move
13 hours 49 min ago
Shelby Lindrud / Tribune
Prior to his speech, Don Shelby, center, took time to paint, one of the many activities at Life Connections.
Don Shelby urges seniors to live life to the fullest at Life Connections
14 hours 14 min ago
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Pastor Paul McCullough, right, was named this year's Outstanding Senior at Life Connections. Don Williamson from West Central Sanitation, which sponsors the award, introduced McCullough at the annual event.
Well-known pastor is Outstanding Senior at Life Connections
14 hours 43 min ago
April 19, 2018
Tribune file photo
Artist Ashley Hanson has been selected by the Obama Foundation to join the inaugural 2018 Fellows class. She is opening a storefront location in Granite Falls, where she is working to become an embedded artist in the city.
Area artist is Obama Foundation Fellow
April 19, 2018 - 5:19pm
Erica Dischino / Tribune
Mrs. Stancliffe, played by Michelle Gralish, left, reacts to Henry Mitchell, played by Jay Ellingson, proposing to her during a dress rehearsal of “Sex Please, We’re Sixty.” The comedy production opens tonight at The Barn Theatre in downtown Willmar.
'Sex Please, We're Sixty': Comedy production opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
April 19, 2018 - 5:04pm
Angie Ballentine discusses the days stories during the 3pm daily production meeting at the Weather Channel Studios on January 3,2008 in Atlanta.  Bloomberg photo by Chris Rank.
'We pulled off everyday miracles': Inside the birth of the Weather Channel
April 19, 2018 - 11:45am
April 18, 2018
SD college executive Craig Johnson named new Ridgewater president
April 18, 2018 - 10:22pm
State Auditor Rebecca Otto, pictured here in a file photo from 2017, sued three Minnesota counties for using outside auditing services. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota Supreme Court allows counties to pick financial auditors
April 18, 2018 - 5:36pm
Tammie Jo Shults is photographed in the early 1990s. MUST CREDIT: Courtesy Linda Maloney
She calmly landed the Southwest flight and broke barriers as a fighter pilot
April 18, 2018 - 11:30am
Numbers remain low but Kandiyohi County sees increase in active TB
April 18, 2018 - 5:03am
April 17, 2018
A Starbucks location in New York, Sept. 9, 2017. The company said it was closing down its online shop at a time when it has aimed to improve the in-store experience. (Ali Asaei/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
Starbucks CEO meets with two black men who were arrested at Philadelphia store
April 17, 2018 - 10:29am
April 14, 2018
Briana Sanchez / Tribune file photo
In the next school year, Willmar Public Schools expects its high school programs to be labeled as needing academic support. The Minnesota Department of Education will designate high schools with a four-year graduation rate less than 67 percent for all students or for any student group, and Willmar has groups under that mark.
New education law will judge schools on graduation rates
April 14, 2018 - 5:16am
April 13, 2018
Bobbie Bishop
Texts, court documents show custody battle over murdered Fergus Falls boy
April 13, 2018 - 9:22pm
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