Sections

Weather Forecast

Close

people

West Central Tribune file photo

Best man Noel Paul Stookey, left, and groom Peter Yarrow assist Mary Beth McCarthy Yarrow into a car following the Saturday evening wedding 49 years ago.
Fall wedding drew prying eyes: McCarthy/Yarrow nuptials inspired classic song
6 hours 52 min ago
November 15, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune 

Cal Miner, in full train conducting uniform, puts the finishing touches Thursday on the Great Northern Railway Engine for the holiday light display outside of the Kandiyohi County Historical Society in Willmar.
'Train'ing for the holiday
November 15, 2018 - 9:58pm
November 2, 2018
Kandiyohi County marriage licenses for week ending Nov. 2, 2018
November 2, 2018 - 5:33pm
October 28, 2018
Mother and daughter, U.S. Army Pfc. Jenna Van Horn, left, and U.S. Army Maj. Lisa Van Horn chat about their joint deployment with reporter Robin Huebner during a video call Friday, October 26, 2018. Darren Gibbins / Forum News Service
From Kindred to Kuwait: Mother, daughter deployed together
October 28, 2018 - 7:36am
October 27, 2018
Kandiyohi County marriage licenses for week ending Oct. 26, 2018
October 27, 2018 - 5:37am
October 26, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune
Bryden Thompson, 5, reacts to taking the guts out of a pumpkin during a public pumpkin carving Thursday evening at the New London Senior Center.
Turning pumpkins into jack-o'-lanterns
October 26, 2018 - 7:33am
October 25, 2018
Jonny comes home: Northwest Minnesota town welcomes back a hero
October 25, 2018 - 6:15pm
Dennis Benson
Willmar Kiwanis honors Dennis Benson
October 25, 2018 - 7:28am
October 24, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune
Harriet Peterson, left, of Bethesda, helps Whiley Hardy, 3, and his grandmother Sheila Ascheman decorate a pumpkin Tuesday during the Bethesda Buddies program at Bethesda Grand in Willmar. The program is a new initiative to create more inter-generational connections.
Fall fun for all ages at Bethesda in Willmar
October 24, 2018 - 7:03am
October 19, 2018
Todd Bol, seen in Hudson, Wis., on March 11, 2015, founded the nonprofit Little Fee Library, a free book-exchange movement, in 2009. He built the first library, right foreground, in September 2009 and the movement has grown to a worldwide presence. Bol died Thursday, Oct. 18. 2018. Scott Takushi / Pioneer Press
Little Free Library founder dies, Wisconsin man believed books could make better neighborhoods
October 19, 2018 - 5:56pm
October 17, 2018
Tom Krabbenhoft of Moorhead lives daily with a bad back and other chronic problems, physical and mental, caused by surviving a helicopter crash while serving with the North Dakota National Guard 26 years ago. David Samson / Forum News Service
'The most terrifying moment': 26 years later, Minnesota vet still battles effects of helicopter crash in Alaskan wilderness
October 17, 2018 - 6:17am
October 13, 2018
In 1951, Fields Arthur was serving in the U.S. Air Force in Osceola, Wis., taking a nine-month course in radio mechanics, when he fell in love with a telephone operator from Stillwater named Tina Anderson. Now, 67 years later, Arthur, 89, of Lakeside, Calif., is asking for help in locating his lost love. Courtesy of Fields Arthur II
Air Force veteran seeks long lost love: After 67 years, he just wants to know ‘how she made out in life’
October 13, 2018 - 11:39am
October 11, 2018
Nicole Mickelson holds her newborn daughters. Two officers with the Wyoming, Minn. Police Department helped deliver Anna and Ashley Mickelson on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018. (Courtesy of the Wyoming Police Department)
Police kick in door to help mother in labor
October 11, 2018 - 7:52pm
October 10, 2018
Courtesy photo

The Willmar Area Community Foundation's Innovative Impact Award goes to Chad and Angie Koosman for their annual Celebrate the Light of the World Christmas display.
20 years of giving to be celebrated Thursday in Willmar
October 10, 2018 - 7:03am
Sarah Haeder, who grew up in a religious family and used to spend summers protesting outside abortion clinics, is now a 41-year-old registered nurse at Planned Parenthood and the Red River Women's Clinic. David Samson / Forum News Service
She grew up protesting outside abortion clinics. Now, she performs them at North Dakota’s only clinic.
October 10, 2018 - 7:00am