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May 25, 2017
Map courtesy Department of Natural Resources 

A section of the Glacial Lakes State Trail will be closed periodically this summer as updates and repairs are made. A six-mile stretch from the trailhead in Willmar to the south side of Spicer will be resurfaced this summer, along with other improvements.
Trail to be resurfaced from Willmar to Spicer
16 hours 47 min ago
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Willmar Senior High School Art Club members Sonja Madsen, from left, Peyton Mueske, Abdi Hawadle and Abigail Thompson work May 17 on painting a piano that will be displayed outside The Barn Theatre in downtown Willmar for the summer. Through the program Pianos on Parade, the  brightly painted upright piano now displays scenes from the area in all four seasons.
Pianos on Parade comes to Willmar
16 hours 53 min ago
Anne Polta / TribuneThe Central Community Transit logo will soon appear on buses in Meeker County as a merger between CCT and Meeker Public Transit takes effect Monday.
Joyride service begins fourth season
18 hours 50 min ago
May 24, 2017
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Rice Memorial Hospital, August 2, 2016. This image was created by a series of images.
Willmar hospital and clinic seek affiliation with CentraCare of St. Cloud
May 24, 2017 - 10:33pm
Briana Sanchez / Tribune

Blue Cross Blue Shield volunteers Dawn Stranik and Melody Bialke sand down and drill holes into rubber toppers that will go on top of posts along the fence of the Destination Playground Tuesday, May 23, at Robbins Island in Willmar. There were part of a group of Blue Cross Blue Shield volunteers who came from St. Paul Tuesday to volunteer for the playground build.play button
Destination Playground build continues
May 24, 2017 - 6:55am
Briana Sanchez / TribuneChief James Felt shows how the new Watch Guard squad car cameras are going to work Thursday at the Willmar Police Department. Felt says the first squad car with a new camera system will be out on the streets in the next month. The old Digitla Ally cameras are out of date and cost too much to repair.
Records summary for May 23 and 24
May 24, 2017 - 6:09am
May 23, 2017
Christopher Allen Bengtson
Grove City man charged with sexual assault of girl
May 23, 2017 - 9:10pm
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Erik Belgum, Elite Sneakers, right, talks to Cassidy Hanson, left and Sophi Schmitz, center, Monday, May 15, at the MinnWest Technology Campus auditorium during the CEO Trade Show. Belgum decided to buy, design and resell shoes for his business.play button
Students unveil businesses: CEO Trade Show highlights young entrepreneurs
May 23, 2017 - 7:10am
Tribune file photo
Study finds Kandiyohi County pay scales lagging
May 23, 2017 - 6:55am
May 22, 2017
Hargreaves returns to prison pending civil commitment hearing
May 22, 2017 - 8:54pm
Briana Sanchez / Tribune file photo
No filings yet for Willmar School Board special election
May 22, 2017 - 6:57pm
Willmar woman sustains severe dog bite injuries
May 22, 2017 - 3:40pm
Local women named Princess Kay finalists
May 22, 2017 - 12:46pm
Willmar Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce Ken Warner
Willmar Lake Area Chamber of Commerce president hospitalized after heart event
May 22, 2017 - 10:10am
Kyle Rhoda
Raymond man charged with sexual assault of 13-year-old girl
May 22, 2017 - 7:58am
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