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Holly Willmarth

Copy Desk Chief | News
Phone: 612-673-7947
Location: Minneapolis
Other languages: None

Holly Collier Willmarth is a longtime copy editor on the news desk. Originally from Akron, Ohio. She went to Kent State University. She lives in the Como Park neighborhood of St. Paul. 


Willmarth loves gardens, quilts, books and museums. She is rusty at diagramming sentences, but, along with my copy-desk colleagues, she's willing to entertain any grammar questions.
Recent content from Holly Willmarth
Sheep gaze and graze on a hill crowned by an ancient chapel in Abbotsbury, England.

An ancient chapel, a heartfelt prayer

In an eHarmony age, a handwritten note tucked into a chapel wall was reason to reflect on more than just the English countryside.
200 dpi 63p x 77p Rick Nease color illustration of a bride and groom wedding cake figurine set on a stack of coins against a background of money. Detr

Weddings on a budget

Sign up for premarital counseling and financial advice. Then, memorize the three B's. Breathe. Budget. Burn the bridal magazines.

'Unlikely Disciple' uncovers insights

When a Quaker student from Brown University infiltrates a conservative Christian school, the results could be mean-spirited or cruel. But Kevin Roose used the opportunity to learn about other faiths, and to plumb his own.

Musings: Not the nesting she had in mind

Home alone with a virus gives the concept a whole new meaning.
Illustration by Jennifer Hewitt for Home and Garden cover.

Four stories of the season

At their best, the holidays can rekindle memories of the past and ignite hopes for the future. Four Star Tribune staff writers share their seasonal stories -- a child's attempt to hurry Christmas, a woman's year-round flirtation with all things holly, a simple gesture that brightens a grief-filled holiday and how the Christmas spirit can be shared in the unlikeliest of places. We offer these sweet, simple tales as our gift to you. Happy holidays.
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