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Markus Krueger, programming director at the Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County, Minn., shows where Red Cross centers popped up in the county in 1918 during World War I and the Spanish flu pandemic. Jordan Ryan / Forum News Service
A century ago, they went to war to help: Clay County, Minn., nurses made their mark in WWI
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September 22, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune
A quilt from The NAMES Project Foundation honors the lives of AIDS victims.
AIDS Memorial Quilt on display at The Barn Theatre in Willmar
September 22, 2018 - 7:55am
Tzippy and Yitzchok Reiter during their wedding celebration at a Masbia soup kitchen in New York City on Aug. 21. MUST CREDIT: Alexander Rapaport.
Want to make your wedding more meaningful? We hosted a reception at a soup kitchen.
September 22, 2018 - 5:50am
September 21, 2018
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Olga Nichols, left, and Jess Gorman made it their project to paint the Yellowstone Trail marker on the former railroad depot in Watson earlier this month. Both are proponents of the arts in rural Minnesota and believe promoting the area's connected history with the Yellowstone Trail can benefit communities along the route.
Along the Yellowstone Trail: Watson is starting point for revival of markers
September 21, 2018 - 8:09pm
Carolyn Lange / Tribune
Sharon Johnson of Atwater gets a dollar Friday at the Burger King drive-through in Willmar. Police Officer Marco Vazquez, left, and James Kroona from the Ambulance Service, were handing out dollars as part of a "Buckle up for a Buck" safety program promoting use of seat belts. Johnson said she "always" wears a seat belt.play button
Buckle up for a buck: Seat belt campaign rewards motorists for buckling up in west central Minnesota
September 21, 2018 - 5:15pm
Travis Anderson, 37, of Fargo, poses for a photo with his wife, Donna, and three sons: Andrew, 6, Jackson, 3, and Ethan, 1. Special to Forum News Service
At 37, a lifelong Minnesota Vikings fan is finally attending his first game. He never envisioned it would be because of this.
September 21, 2018 - 7:00am
September 19, 2018
Audit criticizes Minnesota Zoo's handling of vendor contracts, tickets
September 19, 2018 - 8:25pm
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Although she's a Green Bay Packers fan, Chasity Ommodt is also a fan of New London-Spicer graduate and new Vikings player Brandon Zylstra. She wears a Zylstra T-shirt that will benefit NLS football boosters. The graphic on the front declares “New London-Spicer Minnesota fan club,” and Zylstra’s name and number are on the back.
Showing the love: Sale of T-shirts supports NLS football program, where Vikings player Zylstra got his start
September 19, 2018 - 5:28am
September 17, 2018
Olli Kinkkonen's headstone in Park Hill Cemetery sits near the graves of Isaac McGhie, Elmer Jackson and Elias Clayton, the victims of the 1920 lynching in Duluth. Kinkkonen was buried in an unmarked grave until 1993, when the Tyomies Society installed a headstone that reads "Olli Kinkkonen, 1881 — 1918, Victim of Warmongers." Jimmy Lovrien / Forum News Service
Finnish immigrant was 'victim of warmongers' 100 years ago in Duluth
September 17, 2018 - 8:19pm
Carrie Underwood as Maria in NBC's 2013 production of "The Sound of Music Live!" MUST CREDIT: Nino Munoz, NBC
Carrie Underwood speaks out about the pain of three miscarriages
September 17, 2018 - 12:56pm
September 15, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Vonna Marcus smiles while looking at pottery pieces available to purchase Saturday during the 21st annual Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! at Kennedy Elementary School in Willmar. play button
Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! marks 21 years
September 15, 2018 - 6:01pm
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Heidi Seiler looks Saturday at the memorial honoring the lives of those who died by suicide. The memorial was posted as part Willmar's Out of the Darkness Walk at Robbins Island. play button
Out of the Darkness: Willmar community walks for suicide prevention
September 15, 2018 - 3:56pm
Getting married to a firefighter has its ups and downs, as bride Krista Boland learned Sept. 1 when her new husband Jeremy Bourasa (center) a St. Paul Park firefighter, dashed off to help fight a structure fire in Cottage Grove. Boland took it in stride. William Loeffler / Forum News Service
Minnesota firefighter says 'I do' then rushes to help extinguish blaze
September 15, 2018 - 8:10am
September 14, 2018
Jeff Belmonte from Cuiabá, Brazil /  Flickr via Wikimedia Commons
Kandiyohi County marriage licenses for week ending Sept. 14, 2018
September 14, 2018 - 8:52pm
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Detroit Lakes composer's music played at Miss America contest
September 14, 2018 - 11:19am