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February 22, 2018
Anne Young crochets a sleeping mat out of plastic grocery bags. The mats are given to homeless people sleeping on the street. Cody Rogness / Forum News Serviceplay button
Church turns garbage into good night's sleep through 'Mat Ministry'
February 22, 2018 - 5:48pm
April 21, 2015
Clayton Erickson and Dawn Roiland empty bags and weigh aluminum cans using the can-crusher conveyor Monday at the Kandiyohi County Recycling Center in Willmar. A five-cent per pound bonus, which runs through Friday, can pay off: One person brought in 206 pounds of cans Monday and was paid $103. (TRIBUNE/Rand Middleton)
Recycling Center offers Earth Week bonus
April 21, 2015 - 11:30pm
March 20, 2014
One of the most dangerous intersections in the area, Highway 23 and Kandiyohi County Road 5 near Willmar, is slated for a major renovation that includes a bridge over Highway 23. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Major project: Crash-prone intersection near Willmar prompts overpass plan
March 20, 2014 - 10:55pm
December 24, 2013
Kandiyohi County Recycling Center encourages residents to recycle gift wrap
December 24, 2013 - 11:56am
Kandiyohi County Recycling Center encourages residents to recycle gift wrap
December 24, 2013 - 10:08am
April 22, 2013
Kathy Krause of Willmar unloads her family’s household recycling into the bins at the Kandiyohi County Recycling Center in Willmar. (Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange)
Recycling ... Earth Day: Doing the right thing in Willmar, Minn.
April 22, 2013 - 8:40am
January 23, 2012
Crews from Hansen Construction work Friday to remove grain bins by the Spicer Elevator. Once asbestos reports are completed, the entire elevator will be removed this year. All the materials from the demolition will be recycled. Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange
Spicer elevator to be razed and recycled
January 23, 2012 - 12:00am
December 29, 2011
Gregory Donald Schake
Grove City, Minn., man sentenced in swindle for faking aluminum can transactions
December 29, 2011 - 12:00am
October 27, 2011
Cartons will be accepted at Kandiyohi County recycling program
October 27, 2011 - 4:19pm
June 25, 2011
Rhonda and Kevin Christoffers of Atwater decided this spring that they needed help in cleaning out all the extra "stuff" in their home. The storage shelves in the garage, along with the shelves and racks in their bedroom closet were over-flowing with "stuff." For years, the Christoffers have done what many over-extended Americans do: 
Buy stuff and stash it away. 
It was time to de-clutter their home and to simply their lives. (Submitted photo)
Atwater, Minn., family seeks professional help to simplify their home, lives
June 25, 2011 - 8:29am
Tidy Tightwad: Quick tips
June 25, 2011 - 8:27am
November 13, 2010
New program offers Christmas lights recycling
November 13, 2010 - 12:00am
September 11, 2010
Mauro Lopez, a student at the Area Learning Center, learns the routine for gathering the recyclable material. Recycling is set outside of classrooms Fridays. The recycling students work through a service learning program offered at the school. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
September 11, 2010 - 12:00am
March 27, 2010
Jay Baker, director of Kandiyohi County's recycling program, shows samples of the new type of plastic containers that will be accepted at the recycling center, starting April 1. (Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange)
Plastic recycling expanding
March 27, 2010 - 1:48pm
January 18, 2010
Recycling in Minnesota
January 18, 2010 - 12:00am