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March 3, 2018
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Principal Lori Lockhart reads Dr. Seuss’ “Green Eggs and Ham” to a kindergarten class for “Green Eggs and Ham Day” at Roosevelt Elementary School in Willmar Thursday. Students were asked to wear green to participate that day.
Dr. Seuss Week in Willmar schools
March 3, 2018 - 8:27am
October 27, 2017
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A small town Minn. cafe owner threw his most loyal customer a birthday party: 91-year-old 'Windy'
October 27, 2017 - 9:34am
October 18, 2017
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Alice Huisenga, third from left, celebrated her 102nd birthday with family and friends Tuesday at the Bethesda Grand Assisted Living Center in Willmar. Huisenga was one of 10 children. She and her sister Adeline Klemenhagen, second from left, are the last surviving siblings.
Willmar woman celebrates over a century of birthdays
October 18, 2017 - 7:20am
September 4, 2017
Katie Pinke on Aug. 28, 2017, visited her great-great aunt Iris Westman on her 112th birthday and learned about Iris's first birthday party, on the occasion of her seventh birthday.
112-year-old shares birthday memories
September 4, 2017 - 6:43am
May 24, 2016
As Dylan turns 75, here are 25 must-knows about the Minnesota icon
May 24, 2016 - 9:58am
November 23, 2015
Jeremy Tieken, right, reeled in a 55-inch muskie recently on a Minnesota lake. While he got the massive fish to the boat on his own, his father, Daniel, helped him when it came time to lift the fish for a photo. SUBMITTED PHOTO
8-year-old Minnesota boy snags 55-inch muskie on birthday
November 23, 2015 - 12:56pm
June 13, 2014
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
June 13, 2014 - 5:00am
December 17, 2013
Commentary: A 90th birthday is a day to celebrate a lot of living
December 17, 2013 - 6:00am
February 25, 2012
Jack Erickson, 14, left, a student at the Willmar Middle School, has already had two more birthdays than his mother, Tracey, whose birthday falls on leap day, Feb. 29. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
Willmar, Minn., women celebrate 'real' birthday this year on leap day
February 25, 2012 - 8:00am
October 24, 2011
June Anderson smiles Saturday as her family and friends gather at Bethesda Heritage Center Nursing Home in Willmar to celebrate her 100th birthday. Anderson, whose birthday was actually Thursday, lived in Willmar most of her life. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
They would have needed a bigger cake for all her candles
October 24, 2011 - 12:00am
February 26, 2010
Harold Johnson of Willmar celebrates his 104th birthday at the Willmar Commons Skilled Nursing Center on Thursday, February 25, 2010.
Harold Johnson Celebrates 104th Birthday
February 26, 2010 - 12:38pm
Harold Johnson was all smiles Thursday as he celebrates his 104th birthday during a party at Willmar Commons. Johnson has celebrated more than 100 birthdays in the Willmar area. He chalks up his longevity to his faith and some good fortune along the way. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
104 years old and still smiling
February 26, 2010 - 12:00am
January 16, 2010
Little at 109
State's oldest teacher celebrates 110 in Appleton
January 16, 2010 - 12:00am
February 24, 2009
NLS German teacher Jerry Tedrow has spent nearly 50 years teaching at New London-Spicer Schools. (Tribune photo by Garret Felder)
Teaching 'is a way of life' for Jerry Tedrow
February 24, 2009 - 12:00am
Teacher's love of theater also has made impact on community
February 24, 2009 - 12:00am