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Renville, Minn., author releases two new works

November 29, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Two new works by a rural Renville County author of romance novels and middle-grade books have recently been released by Writers Amuse Me Publishing.
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Atwater, Minn., artist’s dance taught anew in New York City

November 29, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Ridgewater College art instructor Marjorie Nilssen likes to tell her students they are part of a dance.
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Willmar, Minn., area psychologist pens novel set in mental health hospital

November 29, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Author worked at Willmar Regional Treatment Center for 34 years Continue Reading

Willmar artist’s new painting has special significance to him and the community

November 8, 2012 in West Central Tribune

A small-town parade scene is depicted in a 7½-foot-by-12-foot mural completed by Willmar artist Ron Adams in October 2012. The mural is displayed at the Willmar Public Library, where Adams will be honored at an open house reception Saturday afternoon. Continue Reading

Outdoor community theater to open Meander weekend in Granite Falls, Minn.

October 4, 2012 in West Central Tribune

The ninth annual Meander Upper Minnesota River Arts Crawl will celebrate its opening night on Friday with two performances of a special outdoor “walking theater” play highlighting the 11,000-year history of the Minnesota River in 45 minutes through the voices of local actors and musicians. Continue Reading

Prairie roots grow deep in western Minnesota

October 4, 2012 in West Central Tribune

A transplanted Meander artist celebrates a rural landscape and its people Continue Reading

New London, Minn., couple ends 35-year run at Renaissance Festival

September 20, 2012 in West Central Tribune

When Lynn and Craig Edwards walk through the gates of the Minnesota Renaissance Festival, they transform into the Lord and Lady of Banner Oak Pottery.
Wearing costumes reflecting the European era of enlightenment, the New London couple spends six weekends of every year selling their hand-made pottery at the festival.
This year will be their 35th year and their last. Continue Reading

Artwork up for auction Aug. 31 in New London, Minn.

August 23, 2012 in West Central Tribune

New London guitar challenge comes to a close with public auction Continue Reading

New London musician hopes to win jingle contest

August 23, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Local musician and New London-Spicer band director Brian Pearson is awaiting the final results of a Taco Bell jingle contest, sponsored by Fox 9 News in the Twin Cities.
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Willmar, Minn., author gets it right in first book

August 23, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Book Review: ‘Out of the Blue’ Continue Reading