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Willmar Fests candidates Leslie Alvarez, left, and Staci Banks, right, jump through hula hoops with the help of lifeguard Jen Harasyn while doing the obstacle course at the Queen’s Splash event Wednesday at the Dorothy Olson Aquatic Center in Willmar.
Queen's Splash kicks off Willmar Fests
6 hours 40 min ago
June 20, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune 

Reigning Willmar Fests Senior Ambassador Audrey Buzzeo, left, crowns the new Senior Ambassadors Sharon and Gary Mages Wednesday afternoon at the Willmar Community Center.
Retired farm couple named Willmar Fests Senior Ambassadors
17 hours 45 min ago
Willmar Fests 2018
22 hours 43 min ago
June 7, 2018
Pet of the week published June 7
June 7, 2018 - 11:29am
June 6, 2018
Erica Dischino / TribuneA crowd gathered Wednesday evening to watch the first performance of the Prairie Winds Concert Band for their Summer Concert Series at Robbins Island in Willmar.
Music to your ears
June 6, 2018 - 9:57pm
May 29, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune
World War II veteran Ruben Hogland spends a quiet moment after his emotional address at the annual  Memorial Day service Monday at Fairview Cemetery in Willmar.play button
Honoring the fallen: Memorial Day services held in Willmar
May 29, 2018 - 6:28am
May 26, 2018
Tribune file photo
VFW president Twyla Bauch Scofield and American Legion president Donna Arends place a wreath on a stone in remembrance of unknown soldiers who died at war at the 2017 Memorial Day service at Fairview Cemetery in Willmar.
Memorial Day services set in Willmar
May 26, 2018 - 7:40am
May 21, 2018
Today's Almanac for May 21
May 21, 2018 - 1:46pm
Good neighbors published May 18
May 21, 2018 - 10:22am
May 20, 2018
Carolyn Lange / Tribune
Los Lobos Nortenos performs Saturday during the Cinco de Mayo celebration Saturday at Kennedy Elementary School in Willmar
Cinco de Mayo celebrated in Willmar
May 20, 2018 - 11:41pm
May 14, 2018
Carolyn Lange / Tribune 
Tracy Clark wears a "Minnesota Fallen Heroes Walk" wristband to promote this weekend's 44-mile walk to honor Minnesota service members killed since 9/11 and their parents.play button
Walking with heroes: New London family organizes Minnesota Fallen Heroes Walk this weekend
May 14, 2018 - 6:02pm
May 11, 2018
Erica Dischino / TribuneAddlyn Roschild, left, and Annie Mathison make their two fish bump heads during the Kids Fishing Event for the 71st annual Governor's Fishing Opener Friday.
Go fish! Governor's Fishing Opener events underway
May 11, 2018 - 3:51pm
May 4, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Students wait on a trailer for the grand march to commence Friday evening at Willmar Senior High School before their prom at Stonewall Farms in rural Willmar.
A night to remember: Willmar Senior High School prom
May 4, 2018 - 9:08pm
April 21, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune
Light decorations stand outside a garage at the Koosman family home in northeast Willmar Wednesday in preparation for the big move. The annual holiday display has grown to include more than 600,000 bulbs, featuring dancing trees, leaping arches, shooting stars, a sky-high cross, candy canes, reindeer and more. The light festival was open six weeks over the holiday season, from Thanksgiving through New Year's.
'Celebrate the Lights' on the move
April 21, 2018 - 5:29am
Shelby Lindrud / Tribune
Prior to his speech, Don Shelby, center, took time to paint, one of the many activities at Life Connections.
Don Shelby urges seniors to live life to the fullest at Life Connections
April 21, 2018 - 5:03am