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Dawn Tait, from left, Carol Benson, Nancy Kaehler and Betty Paulson chat before enjoying some sweet treats Tuesday afternoon during a tea party at Darlene Bratberg’s home in Willmar. Bratberg decided to invite some friends over and thought it would be “fun to share hats and share friendship.”
Hats off to tea in Willmar
1 hour 34 min ago
March 19, 2019
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Granite Falls was the first community to say "yes" to Ashley Hanson's vision that the arts can help build a thriving, rural community and because of it, became her adopted home. Hanson has been selected as a 2019 Bush Fellow by the Bush Foundation.
Ashley Hanson, new Bush Fellow from Granite Falls, uses art to build rural communities
March 19, 2019 - 12:05am
March 17, 2019
Jeff Belmonte from Cuiabá, Brazil /  Flickr via Wikimedia Commons
Kandiyohi County marriage licenses for week ending March 15, 2019
March 17, 2019 - 3:37pm
March 16, 2019
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Gia Romans, 5, practices a kick with the help of Master Instructor Earline Schulstad  during the Lil’ Kickers class Feb. 28 a part of New London-Spicer tae kwon do program. Schulstad believes tae kwon do offers more than just physical benefits. She said it can help with emotional strength too.play button
Finding strength through taekwondo
March 16, 2019 - 8:28pm
March 9, 2019
Erica Dischino / Tribune
Former police officer Jared Wosmek poses for a portrait in front of his artwork on display Feb. 27 at the Goodness Coffee House in Willmar.
The weight of the badge: Former Willmar police officer finds new direction in creating art
March 9, 2019 - 12:04pm
March 1, 2019
Jeff Belmonte from Cuiabá, Brazil /  Flickr via Wikimedia Commons
Kandiyohi County marriage licenses for week ending March 1, 2019
March 1, 2019 - 6:34pm
February 24, 2019
Isaiah Arntson is flanked by his parents, Scott and Amy Arntson, in this family photo. The Arntsons, who live in Duluth's Bayview Heights neighborhood, adopted Isaiah when he was 17. Courtesy of Amy Arntson
Isaiah’s homecoming: Adoption at age 17 highlights the need in Minnesota, especially for teens
February 24, 2019 - 4:29pm
February 23, 2019
U.S. Navy Lt. Cmdr. Justin Stocks,
Military News on U.S. Navy Lt. Cmdr. Justin Stocks
February 23, 2019 - 4:00pm
February 22, 2019
Kandiyohi County marriage licenses for week ending Feb. 22, 2019
February 22, 2019 - 5:41pm
February 16, 2019
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Rikki Wold, a New London-Spicer High School senior, is fighting a rare form of cancer while working to graduate from high school this spring. Rikki, her dad, grandfather and uncle were all diagnosed with cancer within a four-week period around Thanksgiving. Benefits for the four family members are scheduled for February and April.
Family fighters: NLS high school senior and three family members all diagnosed with cancer in four-week period
February 16, 2019 - 7:03am
February 15, 2019
Jeff Belmonte from Cuiabá, Brazil /  Flickr via Wikimedia Commons
Kandiyohi County Marriage Licenses
February 15, 2019 - 5:18pm
February 13, 2019
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Darren Hardebeck looks at the chocolate selection Wednesday at Mr. B’s Chocolates in Willmar.
Sweets for your sweetie
February 13, 2019 - 11:04pm
Tom Cherveny / Tribune

Ethan Schwinghammer as an eighth-grader participated in a ride-along with a police officer and knew right then that a career in law enforcement was for him. The 18-year-old is now a licensed peace officer with the Clara City Police Department.
Ride in squad car set 18-year-old on career path; Clara City police officer brings experience as community service officer
February 13, 2019 - 6:28am
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Bone Builders exercise class participants use weights and other tools Tuesday to increase muscle strength and bone density, which protect against fractures caused by osteoporosis. The class is conducted at the Willmar Community Center.play button
Building bones together in Willmar
February 13, 2019 - 6:02am
February 10, 2019
Mike Christofiles (Tim Middagh / Forum News Service)
Fifty years later, Minnesota Vietnam vet gets his honors
February 10, 2019 - 4:59pm