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January 7, 2017
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The Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg marching band went to Hawaii to play at Pearl Harbor for the 75th anniversary.
2016 Year in Review: In other news
January 7, 2017 - 6:12am
June 22, 2016
Ralph Geier, center, shakes hands Wednesday as the 2017 Willmar Fests senior king. Jan Schmeling, third from left, was crowned queen. The Great Gatsby-themed affair took place at the Willmar Community and Activity Center. (BRIAN EDWARDS | TRIBUNE)
Willmar Fests crowns senior ambassadors
June 22, 2016 - 11:49pm
March 4, 2016
Miranda Roelofs, 2016 Queen of the Festivals, reads to second graders Friday in Denise Dierenfeld’s class at Community Christian School. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
Once upon a time ...
March 4, 2016 - 11:48pm
January 12, 2016
Jody Bombeck, of Willmar, poses with Kenny Wetzel, of rural Spicer, who hand-made chaps Bombeck will wear during official rodeo appearances during her one-year reign as Miss Rodeo Minnesota. She will leave today for the National Western Stock Show in Denver. (CAROLYN LANGE | TRIBUNE)
Willmar woman leaves today for first public appearance as Miss Rodeo Minnesota
January 12, 2016 - 11:41pm
March 20, 2014
Chris Stoner applies makeup as he becomes Janessa Jaye Champagne, his alter-ego, prior to a performance recently in Grand Forks, N.D. Stoner developed the Janessa character while studying gay culture and literature as part of his honor program at the University of North Dakota. (Forum News Service photo)
Queens of the stage
March 20, 2014 - 9:50am
June 28, 2010
Crowned during the ceremony were International Princess Ashley Bach, from left, Queen of Festivals Megan Michaelis, and Aqua Princess Shelby Morton. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
New Willmar Fests Queen of Festivals crowned; 'It means more than I can say'
June 28, 2010 - 12:00am
October 5, 2009
Commentary: Enter the White Queen
October 5, 2009 - 12:00am
March 31, 2009
S.D. surgeon resigns from Mitchell hospital board of directors after controversial comments
March 31, 2009 - 11:20am