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March 29, 2012
Artist-in-residence Chad Hoopes performs Monday for orchestra students at the Willmar Middle School. A 17-year-old prodigy violinist, Hoopes performed for them on a violin made by Antonio Stradivari in 1713. Part of the purpose of the artist-in-residence program is to encourage young people to find their own passion in life, whether it's music or something else. (Tribune photos by Ron Adams)
Young musician visits three Willmar, Minn., schools
March 29, 2012 - 12:01am
March 1, 2012
The Willmar Middle School production of the musical "Mulan Jr." opens tonight at the Willmar High School theater. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
Willmar, Minn., Middle School musical 'Mulan Jr.' opens tonight (video)
March 1, 2012 - 10:12am
February 23, 2012
Cleo Kilpatrick, left, and Natalie Gleason are two of more than 30 skaters taking to the ice this weekend at the Diamond Edge Figure Skating Club performs its annual show at the Willmar Civic Center Arena. Shows are set for 7 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday.
Figure skaters perform this weekend in Willmar, Minn.
February 23, 2012 - 9:52am
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 12, 2012
Samantha TerBeest, the adult programs librarian at the Willmar Public Library, introduces a group to the traveling Lincoln exhibit. The exhibit runs through Feb. 17. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
Library exhibit in Willmar, Minn., invites discussion on Lincoln, Civil War
January 12, 2012 - 12:15am
December 22, 2011
This Christmas light display is on the corner of Willmar Avenue and 15th Street Southwest at the home of Nat and Tisha Ellinger. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
Willmar, Minn., area light displays spread holiday cheer
December 22, 2011 - 12:49am
December 15, 2011
Opening of kiln coincides with ARThouse event in New London, Minn.
December 15, 2011 - 12:18am
New London potter Bill Gossman stands by his newly expanded wood-fire kiln that was built using Legacy grant money. Space in the three-chambered kiln will be leased to potters during events that are expected to bring artists from around the state to New London. (Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange)
Contents of new three-chamber wood-fired kiln to be unveiled Saturday in New London, Minn.
December 15, 2011 - 12:17am
December 8, 2011
June Kramin's book "Through the Mirror into the Snow'' is the first of nine she wrote in a series for children she calls Before Happily Ever After. The imaginary stories are based on the adventures of her daughter Valerie and best friend Samantha. Kramin uses the pen name Ann T. Bugg for her children's books. (Submitted
June Kramin's book "Through the Mirror into the Snow'' is the first of nine she wrote in a series for children she calls Before Happily Ever After. The imaginary stories are based on the...
Renville, Minn., woman pens 19 books in five years
December 8, 2011 - 8:48am
December 1, 2011
Grace Bradley, played by Margaret Lanning, left, tries to calm down and organize the children who want to participate in the pageant in The Barn Theatre's production of "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever." The play runs today through Sunday and Dec. 8-11 at The Barn in downtown Willmar, 321 Fourth St. S.W. (Tribune photo by Gary Miller)
'Best Christmas Pageant Ever' now on stage at Barn Theatre in Willmar, Minn.
December 1, 2011 - 10:09am
Millie Buer is one of the organizers of the volunteers who will create 17 different areas decorated to tell the Advent story at the Calvary Lutheran Church Advent Festival in Willmar. (Tribune photo by Gary Miller)
Calvary Lutheran Church in Willmar, Minn., hosts Advent Festival
December 1, 2011 - 10:05am
November 10, 2011
Jon Onnen, left, and Kassie Boller perform during an operatic production number in the Willmar High School presentation of the musical "Phantom of the Opera." (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
Stage production opens tonight at Willmar, Minn., Senior High School
November 10, 2011 - 1:06pm
November 3, 2011
Bill Klein and Dr. Jennifer Arnold of "The Little Couple'' fame on The Learning Channel are shown in their new home built by Miguel Facundo of Facundo Home Builders, Inc., of Houston, Texas. (Submitted photo)
'The Little Couple' has behind-the-scene ties to west central Minnesota in Raymond, Minn.
November 3, 2011 - 12:00am
October 28, 2011
A Discover Manufacturing - Innovation Showcase is held at the Minn West Technology Campus on Friday, October 28, 2011.  Students from around the community came to learn more about the area's leading manufacturing innovators.
Manufacturing Showcase is held at MinnWest
October 28, 2011 - 1:16pm
October 6, 2011
Milan, Minn., launches Jenson endowment fund
October 6, 2011 - 9:32am