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January 10, 2019
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Willmar High School graduates Linda Hustoft Hinz, left, and Nancy Kamholz French perform the  school song Thursday at Hodapp Field in Willmar. The duo graduated in 1977 and were on the cheerleading squad together.
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Blast from the past: Two Cardinal cheerleaders, 42 years, 1 friendship, countless memories
January 10, 2019 - 11:21pm
January 9, 2019
Kandiyohi County marriage dissolutions issued December 2018
January 9, 2019 - 4:16pm
January 4, 2019
Jeff Belmonte from Cuiabá, Brazil /  Flickr via Wikimedia Commons
Kandiyohi County marriage licenses for week ending Jan. 4, 2019
January 4, 2019 - 4:59pm
December 27, 2018
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Jim Williams, brother to the late Steven Williams, right, visits with Josh Cornelius, left, and Brandon Groenhoff as they watch the Vikings game on Sunday. They were among those who gathered as the Steven Williams Family Trust presented $991,000 to the Muscular Dystrophy Association in Minnesota and the Dakotas.
Small setting for a big $991,000 presentation to Muscular Dystrophy Association
December 27, 2018 - 7:38am
December 22, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Adam Froehlich, 15, left, looks at the lights under his tree with Chad Koosman at the Celebrate the Light show Wednesday at Robbins Island Park in Willmar. play button
Adam's tree: Founder of Willmar holiday light display creates special structure for teenage fan he befriended
December 22, 2018 - 6:28am
December 21, 2018
Kandiyohi County marriage licenses for the week ending Dec. 21, 2018
December 21, 2018 - 4:20pm
December 10, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Daniel Guantello, 6, left, and his sister Ryleigh Guantello, 5, look at their shopping list Sunday evening with Willmar Police Officer Anthony Haycraft during the annual “Shop with a Cop” event at Walmart in Willmar. Children were paired with a police officer to shop for holiday gifts.
Kids 'Shop with a Cop' to find gifts for loved ones
December 10, 2018 - 7:13am
December 7, 2018
Jeff Belmonte from Cuiabá, Brazil / Flickr via Wikimedia Commons
Kandiyohi County marriage licenses for the week ending Dec. 7, 2018
December 7, 2018 - 5:29pm
November 23, 2018
Jake Schultz / Tribune
The Red Sea, the Willmar Cardinals' student section, celebrates a big play in Friday's Class AAAA Prep Bowl final at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. The Cardinal team finished state runners-up to SMB.
Cards stand tall: Willmar hangs tough despite loss to dazzling SMB in state title game
November 23, 2018 - 9:00pm
November 22, 2018
Erica Dischino/TribuneChuck Steinbeisser, left, Suzanne Skindelien and LaVonne VanZee help prepare pie slices during the annual free Thanksgiving Meal at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Willmar Thursday.
Turkey, and all the trimmings, for all ...
November 22, 2018 - 7:15pm
Happy Thanksgiving to all!
November 22, 2018 - 10:45am
November 21, 2018
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Sage Birkeland, 16, gives blood for the first time Tuesday during a blood drive at Willmar Senior High School. Alex Miller with the American Red Cross is the phlebotomist.
First-time donors at Willmar High School Bloodmobile
November 21, 2018 - 7:03am
November 19, 2018
Jeff Belmonte from Cuiabá, Brazil /  Flickr via Wikimedia Commons
Kandiyohi County marriage licenses for the week ending Nov. 16, 2018
November 19, 2018 - 3:16pm
November 16, 2018
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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
November 16, 2018 - 4:10pm
November 15, 2018
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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