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January 18, 2019
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Sisters and fellow DREAM Technical Academy students Ashley Haney, left, and Amy Haney pose for a photo at Work Up! in Willmar. The pair are working on a Department of Health program to improve awareness and prevention of sexual violence. The effort is Ashley’s junior project at the charter school.
DREAM Tech students help lead discussion as Willmar charter school works with state on study of preventing sexual violence
January 18, 2019 - 5:59pm
January 17, 2019
Erica Dischino/Tribune
The Spicer Ice Castle was built last weekend in preparation for Spicer Winterfest, which kicks off in earnest this weekend. A lighting ceremony at the castle is set for Saturday evening, followed by celebratory fireworks.
Fire and fun on ice: 2019 Spicer Winterfest kicks off this weekend
January 17, 2019 - 9:18am
January 15, 2019
Brooten man sentenced to jail for high-speed chase
January 15, 2019 - 8:47pm
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
Carolyn Lange / Tribune 

Willmar Bus Service driver Gary Larson wears Pikachu pajamas Friday while picking up kids from Kennedy Elementary School in Willmar. The elementary students got to wear PJs on their last day of school before the Christmas break and Larson, and a few other bus drivers, decided to join the fun.
Bus drivers get in on PJ fun in Willmar
December 22, 2018 - 5:18am
December 19, 2018
Joshua Jon Vlaminck
Man in Willmar standoff will have competency hearing
December 19, 2018 - 8:14pm
December 8, 2018
Briana Sanchez / Tribune file photo
Willmar School Board to meet, hold Truth in Taxation hearing Monday
December 8, 2018 - 12:58pm
December 7, 2018
Records published Dec. 7, 2018
December 7, 2018 - 5:59am
November 30, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Astronaut Mark Vande Hei speaks to fourth- and fifth-grade students Thursday at Roosevelt Elementary School in Willmar.
Willmar kids learn about space travel from the real deal during visit from astronaut Mark Vande Hei
November 30, 2018 - 7:41am
November 28, 2018
Astronaut to speak Friday evening in Willmar
November 28, 2018 - 8:01am
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Ahlam Hassan, 12, glues paper on a glass bottle Tuesday for the crafts after-school program at Willmar Middle School. Each weekday there is an after-school class for students to learn beyond the classroom.
Learning beyond the classroom in Willmar
November 28, 2018 - 7:03am
November 26, 2018
Erica Dischino/Tribune
The Celebrate the Light of the World display lit up Robbins Island Regional Park Thanksgiving evening for the first time in its new location.
Lighting Robbins Island up for the holidays in Willmar
November 26, 2018 - 6:03am
November 24, 2018
Willmar School Board meets Monday at Willmar Middle School
November 24, 2018 - 3:47pm
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
Erica Dischino/Tribune
Darin Pierce, from left, and Katelyn Pierce load a new television in the car while Tina Pierce and Nicole Pierce wait to put their bags in the trunk after shopping at Target in Willmar Thursday night to get in on the early Black Friday sales.
Shop 'til you drop: Target shoppers take advantage of early Black Friday sales
November 23, 2018 - 8:07pm