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June 2, 2018
John Owen of Brainerd dresses up as Santa and volunteers his time ringing the bell for The Salvation Army fundraiser. Owen is a client of Oakridge Woodview, which provides residential and support services for the developmental disabled or those with special needs. (Submitted photo)
Developmentally disabled, special needs community volunteer
June 2, 2018 - 3:04pm
November 23, 2017
Carolyn Lange / TribuneVolunteers, including Nora Westby, Bekah Westby, Ben Westby, Lisa Thorson, Karlee Haverly and Pam Haverly, helped serve a free Thanksgiving dinner Thursday at the Evangelical Covenant Church in New London. The 17th annual event was sponsored by three area churches, including Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic Church, Peace Lutheran Church and Evangelical Covenant Church.
New London, Spicer communities share food and fellowship during annual Thanksgiving meal
November 23, 2017 - 9:21pm
August 25, 2017
Darrell Gilmore helps unload a truckload of used materials Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, at the Habitat ReStore in Moorhead. Gilmore is a 30-year volunteer who is attempting to volunteer with Habitat for Humanity in all 50 states in one year. (Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service)
Habitat volunteer visits North Dakota during one-year, 50-state challenge
August 25, 2017 - 4:02pm
May 17, 2017
Editorial: Willmar is building Destination Playground, volunteers still needed
May 17, 2017 - 8:59pm
April 11, 2017
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
April 11, 2017 - 9:46am
March 6, 2017
Rural fire and rescue squad members train to be just as prepared to extricate patients from a crashed vehicle as their full-time counterparts. Submitted photo.
Column: Rural life depends on fire, ambulance volunteers
March 6, 2017 - 3:00pm
June 9, 2016
A crew of volunteers shingle the roof of Grace Baptist Church's new sanctuary Thursday at the church just north of Willmar. A church-building crew from St. Charles, Missouri, has been working on the building this week. (LINDA VANDERWERF | TRIBUNE)
Volunteers help Willmar church build new sanctuary
June 9, 2016 - 10:58pm
May 20, 2016
Let’s Go Fishing is launching its 2016 season Monday. Director Joe Holm, right, lifts fishing rods and reels to Kevin Rache, a volunteer with the Willmar chapter, as they equip a pontoon boat for the season ahead. They were busy outfitting the pontoons Friday at the chapter’s office along U.S. Highway 71 in Willmar. (Tom Cherveny | Tribune)
New crew on board to launch 2016 season for Let’s Go Fishing
May 20, 2016 - 11:02pm
May 12, 2016
Retired Willmar teacher honored for his service on credit union board
May 12, 2016 - 5:23am
February 2, 2016
Doc Watson and his wife Elaine talk Tuesday with Willmar Area Food Shelf volunteers and staff at Watson’s appreciation luncheon. Shelby Lindrud | Tribune
Willmar Food Shelf celebrates dedication of long-time volunteer
February 2, 2016 - 10:06pm
December 23, 2015
Maggie Harp plays the piano and Marie Nelson plays the cello Wednesday at the garden court outside the cafeteria at Rice Memorial Hospital. (GARY MILLER | TRIBUNE)play button
Volunteers bring music to Rice Memorial Hospital
December 23, 2015 - 11:12pm
Jennifer Johnson of Willmar paints the trellis over the front walk Kim Schmit’s home in Willmar. Johnson was part of a 30-person crew of volunteers from a national Jennie-O Turkey Store corporate conference. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
‘It’s good to give back’
September 23, 2015 - 10:34pm
June 17, 2015
Alzheimer’s group launches education effort
June 17, 2015 - 11:41pm
March 23, 2015
 Erin Zondervan helps seventh-grader Salman Ahmed, 12, with his math assignment. Zondervan is a youth service student volunteer and spends her time committing random acts of kindness, taking on service projects and volunteering with younger students in the district. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
Youth service students make a difference in Willmar schools
March 23, 2015 - 11:28am
Wayne Emberland has logged 1,000 hours driving Kandiyohi County veterans to the VA in St. Cloud. He’s being honored for this milestone next week in St. Cloud. (Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange)
Veteran logs 1,000 hours driving fellow veterans to VA
May 23, 2014 - 3:00am