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July 17, 2017
Kandiyohi County's Relay For Life is Friday
July 17, 2017 - 10:13am
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Mark Rew, honorary cancer survivor, prepares to receive chemotherapy June 30 at the Willmar Regional Cancer Center at Rice Memorial Hospital.
Rew: A positive attitude is key to cancer fight
July 17, 2017 - 10:11am
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Naomi Mahler, second from left, is one of two honorary survivors for the 2017 Kandiyohi County Relay for Life event set for July 21. She is joined here by her husband, Todd Lynum, from left, her daughters, Grace and Sofia Lynum, and LaNell Koenig in a family photo before Mahler's last chemotherapy session in May 2017.
Mahler: Family and church gave her motivation
July 17, 2017 - 10:06am
July 8, 2017
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Stylish pals Rod Black, Danube ‘52, left, and Shorty Schroeder, Danube ‘53, back from college in May 1954.
Roger 'Shorty' Schroeder: Humble roots provided lifetime guidance
July 8, 2017 - 6:37am
June 30, 2017
Shelby Lindrud / Tribune
Passengers board the City of Wichita for their flight Thursday at the Southwest Minnesota Regional Airport in Marshall. Similar flights will be offered at the Willmar Municipal Airport this weekend.play button
Taking a flight through aviation's past
June 30, 2017 - 12:57pm
June 24, 2017
Gary Miller / Tribune file photo
Cyclists take a break during the first day of Pedal for Project Impact in July 2016 in Hawick.
Pedal for Project Impact 2017: Local cyclists ride for a reason
June 24, 2017 - 8:41am
June 17, 2017
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Actress Alex Kingston is shown during filming for "Sweet Land'' near Montevideo in 2004.
'Sweet Land the Musical': Rural debut is tonight where movie was made
June 17, 2017 - 7:47am
June 10, 2017
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Ron Adams takes different images of people in Willmar and sketches them out to scale on transparent paper to help create the mural.
Willmar Community Center: Art for and about the community
June 10, 2017 - 9:36am
May 27, 2017
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A military honor guard, joined by area residents, pays tribute to deceased veterans on Memorial Day 2016 at Solomon Lake. The stop is part of the northwest route of Kandiyohi County.
Memorial Day 2017: Willmar, area communities plan cemetery services and more
May 27, 2017 - 6:24am
May 6, 2017
Violet Dauk, New London – “Why did she cross the road?” – 19th Avenue
Vinyls unveiled for traffic signal boxes in Willmar
May 6, 2017 - 9:54am
April 17, 2017
An information meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Willmar Community Center for those interested in improving water quality in Foot, Willmar and Swan Lakes.
Willmar chain of lakes focus of Wednesday's public meeting
April 17, 2017 - 7:30am
April 16, 2017
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Earth Day 2016 is celebrated at Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center. This year's event will be held Saturday, April 22, at PWELC near Spicer.
Earth Day 2017 celebrated April 22 in west central Minnesota
April 16, 2017 - 6:44pm
April 8, 2017
Briana Sanchez / Tribune
“The Living Last Supper,” a dramatic musical experience for Holy Week, will be presented Sunday evening at Our Redeemer’s Lutheran Church in Benson.
The 'Living Last Supper' drama set Sunday in Benson
April 8, 2017 - 7:30am
April 1, 2017
Briana Sanchez / Tribune

Hamdi Kosar leans in to give Fardowsa Ibrahim a hug as she speaks about her experience with famine in Somalia as a teen. The talk was part of a presentation March 25 at the Willmar Community Center. Kosar and Ibrahim both shared similar stories.
The shadow of famine moving closer: Willmar presentation aims to raise awareness
April 1, 2017 - 7:17am
February 18, 2017
Tom Cherveny / Tribune 
Patricia Lubeck holds the ax used by William Kleeman to kill his wife and four young children in 1917 in Redwood County. The notorious crime from the county's early days is among more than a dozen sensational murders she details in her new book, "Murder Mystery and Mayhem in Minnesota." She is in front of the Redwood County Museum in Redwood Falls, where she is the curator.
Murder and Mayhem are hers to tell in Redwood County
February 18, 2017 - 8:44am