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July 22, 2018
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Little Abe Carlson, in the arms of big sister Ava, has had quite enough of petting Bubbles the Duck, held by Jenna Proehl of the New London-Spicer FFA. In background, mom Kristi snaps a photo. It was all part of the WaterDays celebration Saturday in New London.
New London celebrates WaterDays
July 22, 2018 - 6:09pm
January 19, 2018
Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph (82) celebrates his touchdown by playing duck, duck, goose with teammates during the second half against the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field. The Vikings won 20-17.  Patrick Gorski-USA TODAY Sportsplay button
The NFL's best touchdown celebrations of the season - as picked by a theater critic  
January 19, 2018 - 2:19pm
December 15, 2016
Fred Zwart, of rural New London, died Thursday after he was injured in a wagon accident Saturday. In this January 2014 file photo, Zwart and his team of horses wait to give wagon rides during the Winterfest in Spicer.

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Update: New London horseman dies after Saturday's wagon accident
December 15, 2016 - 5:56pm
June 9, 2016
Hanson Silo Company CEO Gregg Hanson is pictured with his sons Mike, the company's director of business development, center, and Matt, president of the company. (CAROLYN LANGE | TRIBUNE)
Anniversary celebration to be held next week for 100-year-old Lake Lillian business
June 9, 2016 - 1:20pm
July 18, 2015
Muslims celebrate Eid al-Fitr, ending fast of Ramadan
July 18, 2015 - 12:03am
June 17, 2015
June Lynne, director of the Chippewa Historical Society, and volunteers welcome as many as 4,000 visitors each year to historic Chippewa City. It features 24 buildings on 20 acres. Each building tells a story of the pioneer era. The Chippewa Bank includes fixtures from two banks in the county. The door and vault were from the Eliason Bank in Montevideo. (Tom Cherveny  | TRIBUNE)
It takes a village to tell a story this big
June 17, 2015 - 11:44pm
December 30, 2013
YMCA in Willmar to host family-friendly New Year’s event again this year
December 30, 2013 - 4:01am
April 20, 2013
A gathering of people applaud as first responders leave the scene after the arrest of a suspect of the Boston Marathon bombings in Watertown, Mass., Friday, April 19, 2013. Two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing killed an MIT police officer, injured a transit officer in a firefight and threw explosive devices at police during their getaway attempt. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
In Boston and beyond, thanks to law enforcement and jubilation for citizens
April 20, 2013 - 2:00am
December 12, 2012
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Santa Express
December 12, 2012 - 5:48pm
September 16, 2012
Artists and musicians from West Central Minnesota gather Saturday for the annual downtown Willmar arts event Celebrate Art! Celebrate button
Video: Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee!
September 16, 2012 - 5:23pm
May 7, 2012
A group of Aztec dancers performs during the annual Cinco de Mayo celebration Saturday at Kennedy Elementary School in Willmar. Other attractions at the family-friendly event included a jalapeno eating contest, the Willmar Idol singing contest and traditional dancers. Please visit to see a video of the event. Tribune photo by Ron Adamsplay button
Cinco de Mayo
May 7, 2012 - 12:00am
May 5, 2012
Marketing and sales management student Kleme Yarh sets up his display Monday at the Willmar Community Center. The set-up was a practice run for International Day from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. today when exhibits the students created -- representing 10 nations -- will be on display for the public. Some of the students will wear traditional attire from the nation they represent. (Monday at the Willmar Community Center. The set-up was a practice run for International Day from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. today when exhibits ...
Cultural celebrations today in Willmar, Minn.
May 5, 2012 - 12:00am
Students Ryan Cornelius, from left, Daniel Roker and Broderick Prokosch take part in the battle re-enactment during a Cinco de Mayo celebration Friday at BOLD High School in Olivia. Tribune photo by Ron Adamsplay button
BOLD's Cinco de Mayo celebration is the best of both worlds
May 5, 2012 - 12:00am
March 22, 2012
Granite Arts Council to host 4th annual art show at Prairie's Edge March 25
March 22, 2012 - 9:25am
March 17, 2012
Floats line up for the annual St. Patrick's Day parade on March 19, 2011, in Benson. Three area communities are among the celebrations set for today in 
observation of St. Patrick's Day 2012.(Tribune file photo by Ron Adams)
St. Patrick's Day events around west central Minnesota today offer fun for everyone, not just Irish
March 17, 2012 - 8:00am