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July 25, 2013
A benefit will be held this weekend for Vicki Dew, pictured Thursday in her office at Walmart in Willmar. Dew, who has helped raised thousands of dollars for charitable efforts, is battling lymphoma. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Community to give back to Willmar, Minn., volunteer battling lymphoma
July 25, 2013 - 11:50pm
October 1, 2012
Emily Walz of Pennock works Saturday as a finisher, trimming extra strings and adding a note, during the annual Sew-a-Thon at the Willmar Community Center. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
Volunteers sew tote bags Saturday in Willmar, Minn.
October 1, 2012 - 12:00am
April 23, 2012
Kandiyohi County, Minn., VSO seeking veterans as hospice volunteers
April 23, 2012 - 7:30am
Willmar, Minn., couple honored for hospice volunteering
April 23, 2012 - 7:30am
October 14, 2011
Mike Haubris of Spicer, left, greets Lady, an Australian Shepherd who belongs to Kathy Strom of Willmar, during the annual Volunteer Fair conducted Thursday at the Willmar Community Center. Lady is a therapy dog who works with Rice Hospice.The Volunteer Fair gave the various agencies a chance to connect with potential volunteers in the community and also to showcase the services the rganizations offer. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
Willmar, Minn., volunteer fair
October 14, 2011 - 12:00am
October 13, 2011
Volunteer Fair scheduled this afternoon in Willmar
October 13, 2011 - 9:36am
Dan Friedlein, 84, of Willmar builds a gate in front of the Willmar Civic Center Tuesday afternoon for the Sonshine Festival. Tribune photo by TJ Jerke
Sonshine: Willmar man uses farming skills to volunteer
July 13, 2011 - 11:46am
May 21, 2011
Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny
Matt Sudduth and five other volunteers from the University of Minnesota have spent the past week helping repair the exteriors of two homes in Montevideo. Their efforts are part of Habitat for Humanity's Brush with Kindness program to assist homeowners with maintenance. Homeowners provide whatever "sweat equity'' they are able, and the volunteers do the rest. (Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny)
Helping hands in Montevideo: Brush with Kindness assists homeowners with maintenance
May 21, 2011 - 12:00am
December 20, 2010
December 20, 2010 - 12:00am
September 25, 2010
A group of riders including Allison Breun of Wadena, from left, Julie Hicks of Cass County, John Warren of Hennepin County and Jolene Briard of Sibley County, conduct a search for evidence Friday during a training exercise in Litchfield, hosted by the Meeker County Sheriff's Office. The riders also participated in classes on Friday. More training exercises are slated today, and the riders will be in competitions Sunday at the Meeker County Fairgrounds, where the public is welcome to watch. About 15 volun...
Sheriff's posse training in Litchfield
September 25, 2010 - 12:00am
September 8, 2010
Mathies named volunteer of the year
September 8, 2010 - 11:29am
June 21, 2010
Volunteer efforts are now underway in Wadena, Minn.; relief fund set up at bank
June 21, 2010 - 11:10am
April 19, 2010
Shane Steinbeisser, an employee with Midas Auto Specialists, changes the oil in a vehicle during a Car Care Saturday event at Ridgewater College. The event, sponsored by Heartland Community Action Agency, was part of the Helping People Get There program. Volunteers provided oil changes and vehicle tune-ups free of charge for low-income families. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Free oil change and check-up provided on vehicles owned by low-income families
April 19, 2010 - 12:00am
April 1, 2010
Mission trip sends local physician to hospital in Haiti's north
April 1, 2010 - 12:00am
March 3, 2010
Mary Jane Stredde, left, received the District E Volunteer of the Year  Tuesday from the Aging Service Minnesota Institute. Stredde was the guest of honor during a ceremony at Centennial Square in Willmar where Bethesda Health and Housing CEO Doug Dewane presented the award. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
'Something to live for': Bethesda volunteer, 75, presented award from Aging Services of Minn.
March 3, 2010 - 12:00am