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June 22, 2017
Briana Sanchez / Tribune

Crowds gather for the Willmar Kaffe Fest celebration, the early predecessor to Willmar Fests. This old photograph is part of a larger display at North American State Bank in Willmar.
Exhibit documents Willmar festival
June 22, 2017 - 7:47am
June 17, 2017
Tom Cherveny / Tribune
Deb Campbell appreciates the works of precious metal clay artist Gayle Martens Friday during the Studio Hop 2017 at The Barn Theatre in downtown Willmar. The Studio Hop continues on Saturday and features the works of 20 artists at 10 studios in the Willmar, Spicer and New London area.
Studio Hop 2017 continues today
June 17, 2017 - 8:07am
June 15, 2017
Briana Sanchez / Tribune

Erich Feist, as R.R. Snavely, left, and Anton Switajewski, as Peterson Fiskright, right, rehearse a scene in act II from "Red, White and Tuna."
'Red, White and Tuna': Comedy opens tonight at Little Theatre in New London
June 15, 2017 - 8:22am
June 8, 2017
Clay Conover / Tribune
"Big Fish" is in its second week on-stage at The Barn Theatre in downtown Willmar. The musical production runs through June 18.
'Big Fish' a lovely piece of Americana at The Barn in Willmar
June 8, 2017 - 8:15am
June 1, 2017
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“Minnesota Chicken” watercolor by Meghan Listerud, Prinsburg, for 2017 Congressional Art Competition.
Local students win Congressional Art contest
June 1, 2017 - 9:04am
Clay Conover / Tribune
Andrew Benson plays Edward Bloom in a dress rehearsal of "Big Fish." The musical production opens tonight at The Barn Theatre in downtown Willmar.
'Big Fish' Broadway musical opens tonight at The Barn Theatre in Willmar
June 1, 2017 - 8:34am
May 25, 2017
Briana Sanchez / Tribune

Willmar Senior High School Art Club members Sonja Madsen, from left, Peyton Mueske, Abdi Hawadle and Abigail Thompson work May 17 on painting a piano that will be displayed outside The Barn Theatre in downtown Willmar for the summer. Through the program Pianos on Parade, the  brightly painted upright piano now displays scenes from the area in all four seasons.
Pianos on Parade comes to Willmar
May 25, 2017 - 8:32am
May 11, 2017
Briana Sanchez / Tribune

Bonnie Magnuson leans in to read the description of a drawing at the Minnesota State High School League Art Competition May 3 at New London-Spicer Middle School.
Art competition: High school artists gather in New London
May 11, 2017 - 10:42am
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Hope and Andrew Schmidt played lead roles in the PlaceBased Productions community play "The Spirit of Appleton" in May 2016. PlaceBased Productions is now working with Milan to create "Milan: The Musical!"
Stories needed to create 'Milan: The Musical!'
May 11, 2017 - 9:34am
Greg Helgeson / Minnesota Orchestra 

Roderick Cox conducts the Minnesota Orchestra. The orchestra will be performing Monday at the Willmar Education and Arts Center.
Minnesota Orchestra brings classical music to Willmar
May 11, 2017 - 8:15am
May 4, 2017
Briana Sanchez / Tribune

Jean Urban, from left, and Jackie Cunningham, vocalists with the West Central Singers,  practice with the group April 27 at Vinje Lutheran Church in Willmar.
West Central Singers concerts this weekend
May 4, 2017 - 12:11pm
April 27, 2017
Young Artist's Concerts this weekend in Willmar, Paynesville
April 27, 2017 - 1:05pm
Briana Sanchez / Tribune

Jonathan Rosenberg, as citizen one, rehearses a scene with other cast members for "King Ed" Monday at Ridgewater College in Willmar.
'King Ed' comedy on stage at Ridgewater College
April 27, 2017 - 1:01pm
April 20, 2017
Briana Sanchez / Tribune

Cherry Olsen, as Isobel Lomax, from left, Dean Madsen, as Stephen Biddle, and Laurel Iverson, as Dolly Biddle, rehearse a scene Monday night from "Kitchen Witches." Directed by Ben Watson, the play opens tonight at The Barn Theatre in Willmar.
'Kitchen Witches': Comedy opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
April 20, 2017 - 10:18am
April 13, 2017
Briana Sanchez / Tribune

Ridgewater students Hiep Nguyen, from left back row, Demetrius Perry, Macie Day; Gabi Snyder, from left front row, and Ana Serrano talk about their art work Thursday hanging on the wall at North American State Bank. The bank rotates galleries every three months.
Ridgewater art students' works on display
April 13, 2017 - 10:47am
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