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Equipment is in place, ready to begin work at the Willmar Destination Playground site at Robbins Island Park in Willmar. The site needs to be graded and drainage installed before the actual playground goes up in May.

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Stormwater drainage planned at site of new Robbins Island playground
41 min 19 sec ago
Ben Dehmlow, director of operations for New 2 You Thrift Store in Willmar, shows just a small portion of the thousands of items available at the store. The store has started a new program called Corners of Your Field, which donates thrift store gift cards to churches and nonprofits to help in the community.

Shelby Lindrud / Tribune
Harvesting unused goods to benefit nonprofits: Thrift store donors can give to organizations of their choice
1 hour 44 min ago
Records published Dec. 5
2 hours 51 min ago
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is hosting an open house meeting to discuss a new plan for Fort Ridgely State Park. It includes restoring the nine-hole golf course to natural prairie.  

Tribune file photo
DNR invites public input on Fort Ridgely State Park draft plan amendment
3 hours 54 min ago
December 4, 2016
Sean Morell of St. Paul captured this man on his surveillance camera stealing a package off his doorstep on Dec. 23, 2015. He posted a screenshot of the suspect in the West Seventh neighborhood Facebook group with the hope it could lead to the man being caught. (Photo courtesy of Sean Morell)
Package thieves beware: Residents have their eyes (and cameras) on you
10 hours 52 min ago
Corps denies easement to complete Dakota Access Pipeline construction in ND
17 hours 3 min ago
Law enforcers back away from skirmish line to de-escalate tensions at Standing Rock protest site
18 hours 20 min ago
Kathleen Sawyer, human resources for Dow AgroSciences, talks Friday to interested students at the Ag Career Fair and Technology Showcase at Ridgewater College in Willmar. Roughly 48 booths were set up at the fair representing different companies.

Briana Sanchez / Tribune
Ag Career Fair and Technology Showcase
18 hours 22 min ago
Fire damages rural Olivia home
18 hours 26 min ago
Signs left by protesters demonstrating against the Energy Transfer Partners Dakota Access oil pipeline sit at the gate of a construction access road where construction has been stopped for several weeks due to the protests near the Standing Rock Sioux reservation in Cannon Ball, North Dakota, U.S. September 6, 2016.  REUTERS/Andrew Cullen
Law enforcement urges peace during pipeline protests
22 hours 37 min ago
A woman cries during the sunrise in Oceti Sakowin camp as "water protectors" continue to demonstrate against plans to pass the Dakota Access pipeline near the Standing Rock Indian Reservation, near Cannon Ball, North Dakota, U.S. December 3, 2016. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith
How will it end? Experts weigh in on possible outcomes of Dakota Access Pipeline protest
23 hours 14 min ago
Smoke pours from a warehouse, which caught fire during a dance party in Oakland, Cali., Dec. 3, 2016. Seung Lee/Handout via Reuters
Fire at California loft party kills 9, higher death toll feared
23 hours 15 min ago
December 3, 2016
Kandiyohi County Board to meet Friday
December 3, 2016 - 1:26pm
Truth-in-Taxation hearing to be held Monday at Willmar council meeting
December 3, 2016 - 12:24pm
U.S. President Barack Obama  in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, U.S. December 2, 2016.  REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
U.S. presidential commission issues recommendations on cyber security
December 3, 2016 - 9:27am
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