Ridgewater College 50th anniversary celebration scheduled for Saturday
WILLMAR -- Ridgewater College will observe its 50th anniversary with a celebration from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Willmar campus. The public is invited. The event will celebrate the opening of the school as Willmar Community College on Sept. 5, 1961, at the site of a former Air Force radar station.
The event will include department and program reunions, auto program car show, campus tours, prizes, live music by Gig Noonan, food, alumni art show, kids' games and fun for the entire family.
The homecoming tailgate party will be held at 4 p.m. at Hodapp Field, followed by the 6 p.m. Warriors football game at Hodapp Field.
The celebration at the Hutchinson campus will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 15.