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November 18, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune 

Getting a picture with Santa was not 15-month-old Camric Williamson’s favorite thing to do Saturday during the meet-and-greet with Santa at the Barn Theatre before the annual Holidaze Parade in downtown Willmar. play button
Ringing in the season with Willmar's Holidaze
November 18, 2018 - 3:30pm
November 15, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune file photo

Children sit on the LuLu Beans Coffee Shop float waiting to greet the crowd at the 2017 Holidaze parade in downtown Willmar.
'Holidaze' festivities set for Saturday in downtown Willmar
November 15, 2018 - 8:39am
November 14, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune 

Holiday lights are being set up at Robbins Island in Willmar for the first time as the new home of the Celebrate the Light of the World holiday light display created by Chad Koosman.
Robbins Island's festive transformation: More volunteers needed this weekend to set up Celebrate the Light of the World
November 14, 2018 - 7:35pm
November 12, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Larry Peterson, U.S. Army veteran, listens to the Veterans Day program Monday at the Fagen Fighters WWII Museum near Granite Falls.
WWII survivor offers thanks to American veterans during Fagen Fighters Museum program
November 12, 2018 - 8:46pm
November 8, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Nancy Van Hauen, left, purchases books Thursday with the help of Mary Catherwood during the annual League of Women Voters fundraiser sale. Books will be sold from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday.
Bargain books at annual Willmar fundraiser
November 8, 2018 - 10:18pm
November 1, 2018
The Wild Daisy received a visit from the Pumpkin Capers. Erin Bormett / Echo Journal
In Pequot Lakes, no pumpkin appear to be safe from capers bringing joy to the holiday
November 1, 2018 - 1:37pm
October 31, 2018
Tom Cherveny / Tribune

Scarlett Contreras in her wig and mermaid costume is among the children sharing in the Halloween fun Wednesday in Willmar when kids from the YMCA child care center visited other staff in the Health and Human Services building.
Songs and laughter for Halloween
October 31, 2018 - 6:11pm
October 29, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Todd Green plays a tombak or zarb from Iran during a presentation Monday at the Willmar Education and Arts Center for Kennedy Elementary School students.
A global sound: Willmar students hear musician play instruments from around the world
October 29, 2018 - 9:12pm
Erica Dischino / Tribune
Savanna Sorenson, 2, picks out candy from a bucket Sunday during the Trunk-or-Treat event at United Methodist Church in Willmar.
Trunk-or-Treat: Halloween festivities in Willmar
October 29, 2018 - 7:03am
October 27, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune
A skeleton in a coffin is one of the many scary sights at the the Walking Dead Freak Show Haunted House at the Kandiyohi County Fairgrounds in Willmar.
Spooky sights: Halloween fun for all ages in Willmar area
October 27, 2018 - 12:42pm
October 24, 2018
John Davis
Yellowstone Trail hosting designing destination communities
October 24, 2018 - 7:34am
October 22, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune
Chris Willing, Willmar Nite Lions volunteer, stands on the side of the building in his full costume preparing to scare during the Walking Dead Freak Show Haunted House at the Kandiyohi County Fairgrounds in Willmar Thursday.
Prepare to scare: The Walking Dead Freak Show Haunted House
October 22, 2018 - 12:00am
October 20, 2018
Dreadwood Haunted Forest is a half-mile long haunt into a woods full of creatures waiting to scare. The haunt is located in the town of Hudson, off County Road E. Rebecca Mariscal / Forum News Serviceplay button
Haunted Wisconsin forest puts heart into the haunt for Halloween
October 20, 2018 - 7:30am
October 16, 2018
Carolyn Lange / Tribune

Mike O'Brien, left, and John Laughlin visit with other military veterans Monday morning during a free coffee time at the Willmar Community Center. These events will be held the first and third Monday of each month.
Making connections: Local veterans come together for coffee and conversation
October 16, 2018 - 6:42am
October 14, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

The “Living Room,” with furniture and decor provided by Darling Clementine, was one of the many rooms on display during the Market Under Glass event at Stacy’s Nursery in Willmar.
Weekend event in Willmar features home decor
October 14, 2018 - 8:04pm