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Principal Gretchen Baumgarn, left, and Assistant Principal Melissa Wilson walk Nov. 15 outside the new Lakeland Elementary School in Willmar. The school opens in January.
Long-awaited move to Willmar's Lakeland Elementary will begin next month
8 hours 35 sec ago
November 21, 2017
Willmar's Sydney Olson looks to pass to teammate Serena Monson in Tuesday's season opener against Hutchinson at the Willmar Civic Center. Jake Schultz / Tribune
Local Roundup: Garberding hat trick helps Willmar win season-opener
16 hours 35 min ago
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Jennie-O hires system tech
November 21, 2017 - 11:18am
Chan accepts position at Jennie-O
November 21, 2017 - 8:17am
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Dr. Saad Gharaibeh is the new pathologist at the Minnesota Poultry Testing Laboratory in Willmar. Gharaibeh is the new full-time pathologist at the lab, which means that necropsies can now be completed in Willmar.
Poultry pathology: Worldwide search, year-long wait brings full-time pathologist to Willmar poultry testing lab
November 21, 2017 - 6:28am
Tribune file photo

Riverview Dairy LLP of Morris is planning a fifth large dairy with state Highway 40 access west of Willmar. The Swenoda Dairy is planned in Swenoda Township of Swift County and would hold 9,500 animal units of Jersey cows, according to an environmental assessment worksheet now open for public comment.
Riverview plans fifth large dairy west of Willmar
November 21, 2017 - 5:49am
November 20, 2017
Willmar council unanimously OKs Rice Hospital lease to newly formed Carris Health
November 20, 2017 - 10:20pm
November 18, 2017
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Chad Koosman admires the Christmas tree light fixture Nov. 13. Koosman lit the tree in order to program the lights to the music for the annual “Celebrate the Light” light show at his home in Willmar. This is the final year the Koosman family will host the six-week long light show, which will open Thanksgiving Eve at 3903 60th Avenue Northeast. (For a video on "Celebrate the Light" visit wctrib.com) play button
'Celebrate the Light' - the final show: Willmar family will end 10-year run of popular Christmas display
November 18, 2017 - 7:07am
Erica Dischino / Tribune

File photo of Rice Memorial Hospital shot Nov.  8, 2017.
Willmar council could decide Monday on Rice Hospital lease
November 18, 2017 - 7:03am
November 17, 2017
Willmar's Riley Dixon puts a hit on a Wisconsin Whalers player on Friday night. Curt Hogg / Tribune
NA3HL Hockey: WarHawks grind out win
November 17, 2017 - 11:38pm
Willmar's Riley Dixon puts a hit on a Wisconsin Whalers player on Friday night. Curt Hogg / Tribune
NA3HL Hockey: WarHawks grind out win
November 17, 2017 - 11:38pm
Willmar's Moira Revier races down the lane to open the Cardinals' 200-yard freestyle relay at the Class A Minnesota State Swimming and Diving Meet preliminaries Friday at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center. The relay team placed 12th in 1 minute, 40.63 seconds. Joe Brown / Forum News Service
State Swimming and Diving: Cards still in the hunt
November 17, 2017 - 10:25pm
December 4, 2012
Orlando Hahn, left, tries to block a shot by Jacob Fraser, right, as Brok Junkermeier stands back Monday during an informal basketball game at Miller Park in Willmar. Monday will probably be the last day for a while -- maybe until next spring -- that they can play outside in short sleeves and shorts. While the high temperature was 52 Monday, the National Weather Service predicts the mercury won't rise above the mid-30s today. That's about as warm as it will get the rest of the week with the possible exce...
Dec. 3?
December 4, 2012 - 12:00am
December 3, 2012
Letter: The importance of diversity
December 3, 2012 - 8:34am
Tribune photo by Brooke Kern
Hutchinson's Taylor Jurgenson, from left, and Monroe Juluis go for a loose ball under the Tigers' basket against Willmar's Kalley Fosso and McKenzie Hastad, right, in the first half Saturday in Willmar.
Girls Basketball: Willmar outlasts Hutchinson in opener
December 3, 2012 - 12:30am