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February 6, 2017
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Long-time Cosmos Legion Manager Jim Lies pours drink on Feb. 6 in Cosmo. He will pour his final drinks for patrons on Februrary 16, when the property is sold at auction.
A 'community gathering place' in Cosmos goes up for sale
February 6, 2017 - 11:08pm
February 5, 2017
The Hillbillies Ice Bar usually draws a crowd of around 40 people. Sometimes, according to Spilde, it gets so warm in the small bar that she has to turn down the heat. (Meagan Pittelko/Tribune)
Minnesota ice fishing bar is hotspot for a cold one
February 5, 2017 - 5:00am
September 23, 2015
Mary Beth Nelson is shown with a “revamped” 1918 Hampton Upright Piano. It will be featured in a live auction at the Habitat for Humanity of West Central Minnesota’s Raise the Roof Gala fundraiser Oct. 2 at Glacial Ridge Winery north of Spicer. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
Piano bar to go up for auction
September 23, 2015 - 10:06pm
September 18, 2015
Liv Fuchs serves a customer Friday at the Foxhole Brewhouse on Fourth Street SW in downtown Willmar. Liv and her husband Ryan, in background, are co-owners of the business, which opened Aug. 28. They offer eight tap beers brewed on site. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
Enjoy a craft beer at the Foxhole
September 18, 2015 - 10:48pm
June 16, 2015
As Ben Mattern, left, drills through a cement wall to a Municipal Utilities junction box, Andrew Christensen, both of Gatewood Electric Inc., handles conduit to update power to Foxhole Brewhouse on Fourth Street Southwest in downtown Willmar. The activity lends credence to the window’s declaration “Coming Soon.” (Rand Middleton | Tribune)
Power to the Foxhole
June 16, 2015 - 11:21pm
April 6, 2014
Megan Kennedy pours a beer Saturday from the tap at Green Mill. The restaurant is owned and operated by TPI Hospitality and is part of a redevelopment project in Willmar. In addition to the revamped restaurant/bar area, the project includes a new Holiday Inn Express, a new Best Western Plus, a redesigned Willmar Conference Center and a Ruff’s Wings. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Green Mill reopens after extensive remodel
April 6, 2014 - 10:53pm
July 20, 2012
Mankato bar and restaurant installs pregnancy test dispenser
July 20, 2012 - 9:43am
June 8, 2012
Juice Bar owner in Florence, Minn., in court over adult bar's closure
June 8, 2012 - 12:00am
February 28, 2011
Sauk Centre man arrested, jailed after fight on bar bus
February 28, 2011 - 12:27pm
December 3, 2010
Man dies, charges filed in one-punch fight incident in May in St. Michael
December 3, 2010 - 3:41pm
May 11, 2010
Firefighters respond to a blaze Monday at D-Bar & Grill in Wheaton. A fire started in the bar and spread to an adjoining building. AP Photo/ Wheaton Gazette, Jim Smoger
Landmark bar, arcade burns
May 11, 2010 - 12:00am
April 20, 2010
The same bar-code technology used at the supermarket is being introduced at Rice Memorial Hospital this week to help ensure the right patient and the right medication are correctly matched. The bar-coding project has been in the works since last fall. Tribune photo by Anne Polta
Rice Hospital implements bar-coding system in newest effort to improve medication safety
April 20, 2010 - 12:00am
March 11, 2010
$2 million bond set for accused bar shooter
March 11, 2010 - 1:40pm
March 8, 2010
Bystander stops former officer who opens fire in crowded bar
March 8, 2010 - 8:17am
September 16, 2009
Ryan Thompson readies the camera Tuesday to shoot a scene at the Horsehoe Bar in Lake Lillian. The camera man and crew filmed scenes at locations in Clara City, Grove City, Willmar and rural Kandiyohi County before they reached Lake Lillian on the seventh day of shooting for an independent film being produced by Willmar native Nicholas Engan. Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny
A taste of Hollywood comes to Kandiyohi County
September 16, 2009 - 12:00am