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March 16, 2018
'His little heart gave out': Boy dies five years after being crushed by tree limb as a toddler
March 16, 2018 - 11:11am
March 3, 2018
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Principal Lori Lockhart reads Dr. Seuss’ “Green Eggs and Ham” to a kindergarten class for “Green Eggs and Ham Day” at Roosevelt Elementary School in Willmar Thursday. Students were asked to wear green to participate that day.
Dr. Seuss Week in Willmar schools
March 3, 2018 - 8:27am
February 27, 2018
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Minnesota, North Dakota rank among top five states in the nation, U.S. News and World Report says
February 27, 2018 - 1:22pm
February 14, 2018
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Remains of the fire-damaged James House lay scattered at the site after demolition Tuesday morning in southwest Willmar. The board of the men’s halfway house for recovering addicts plans to rebuild.
Demo makes way for new beginning at James House in Willmar
February 14, 2018 - 6:37am
February 13, 2018
A Chicago man asked for 10 volunteers to help his elderly neighbors in a snowstorm. He couldn't believe the response.
February 13, 2018 - 7:02am
February 10, 2018
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Designing floral arrangements is a passion for Lora Miller, a florist at Stacy’s Nursery in Willmar. “It’s fun to be innovative and try new things with how leaves and flowers can be arranged,” Miller said. “I’m doing something different everyday.”
Roses are red, violets are blue: Local florist preps for Valentine's Day
February 10, 2018 - 9:23am
February 5, 2018
Kim Nyberg selflessly paid for a customer's groceries when the woman misplaced her cash. Michelle Wirth / RiverTown Multimedia
If you misplace your money and the cashier covers you, you're probably in Minnesota
February 5, 2018 - 1:11pm
January 28, 2018
Generations January 2018 now available online
January 28, 2018 - 5:16pm
January 27, 2018
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There are several play areas at The Village Children’s Museum, located on Lakeland Drive in Willmar. The Village officially opens Monday.
The Village: Learning and building community through play in Willmar
January 27, 2018 - 7:01am
Talks about combating poverty slated in Willmar
January 27, 2018 - 5:45am
January 26, 2018
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A teenager dying of cancer has a final wish: To marry his childhood sweetheart
January 26, 2018 - 5:07pm
January 12, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

A member of the medical staff uses sanitation wipes Thursday to clean the hand sanitizer bottle that is available for patients to use in the lobby of Family Practice Medical Center in Willmar. With influenza becoming widespread across the region, health providers have taken preventative measures to prevent the spread.
Flu activity becomes widespread in Willmar area
January 12, 2018 - 6:36am
December 27, 2017
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Dr. Ken Flowe shows a medication safety pamphlet to one of his co-workers at Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar. At Rice Hospital, opioid management efforts have focused on the two areas that loom largest for hospitals: acute pain in the emergency room and post-surgery.
Willmar health care initiative seeks to reduce toll of opioid epidemic
December 27, 2017 - 6:24am
December 26, 2017
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Ellie Bowen, dressed as Mary, is part of the live nativity presented Christmas morning in a barn at Dale and Debbie Tonsfeldt’s farm in Svea. The service was presented by Svea Lutheran Church.
Christmas in the Barn
December 26, 2017 - 6:40am
December 24, 2017
Holiday Greetings 2017
December 24, 2017 - 9:13pm