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The Lakeland Hotel building in downtown Willmar has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places. Tribune file photos by Ron Adams

Willmar, Minn.'s Lakeland Hotel joins National Register of Historic Places


WILLMAR -- The 85-year-old Lakeland Hotel, the downtown home to traveling salesmen, lakes-area visitors and a variety of retail stores, has been named to the National Register of Historic Places.

The Lakeland was nominated in November by the Minnesota State Historic Preservation Office. The Minnesota Historical Society State Review Board approved and sent the nomination to the keeper of the National Register, who approved and added the Lakeland to the register on Feb. 14.

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David Little
David Little covers the Willmar City Council, Willmar Municipal Utilities and other city news.
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