Erica Dischino

Erica Dischino is a photojournalist for the West Central Tribune and Forum News Service. She grew up in northern New Jersey and has lived in the Midwest since 2017. She enjoys photographing the stories of west central Minnesota from county fairs, parades and pandemics. Feel free to contact her at or 320-894-8865with your best photo ideas.

The Willmar Community Center celebrated winter holiday festivities in the summer heat throughout the week beginning on Monday, July 12 with hot coco and ending the week with a holiday-themed dance on Friday, July 16.
Community members enjoyed live music for the opening night of the Rockin' Robbins concert series Tuesday evening at Robbins Island Park in Willmar.
The Fourth of July Grand Day Parade was held in downtown Spicer on Sunday.
The Little Crow Water Ski Team performed Friday night at Neer Park in New London.
The Willmar Fests Ambassador Coronation was held Saturday at the Willmar Education and Arts Center to crown the incoming royalty.
The Grande Day Parade was held Saturday in downtown Willmar for the final day of Willmar Fests.
The Queen's Splash a part of Willmar Fests was held Wednesday at the Dorothy Olson Aquatic Center in Willmar.
The annual Dairy Days farm open house was held Wednesday, June 16, at the Rod and Naomi Lindquist farm in Kerkhoven.
The annual Pioneerland Band Festival parade was held Monday, June 14, 2021 in Benson to celebrate Flag Day.
A public groundbreaking ceremony was held Monday to ceremonially begin construction on the updated Flags of Honor Veterans Memorial, located on Business Highway 71 in Willmar.