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December 5, 2013
Downtown Willmar snow emergency set Friday morning
December 5, 2013 - 10:37am
November 23, 2013
Editorial: Take time to enjoy Holidaze today
November 23, 2013 - 6:00am
August 11, 2013
Daniel Hoisington of Hoisington Preservation Consultants looks over the historic buildings Friday in Willmar's downtown to gauge the historical significance and integrity of older buildings in the central business district.  A grant application is being proposed to have a historic district of Willmar's downtown nominated to the National Historic button
Video: Downtown Willmar Historic District
August 11, 2013 - 5:50pm
July 29, 2013
Design Center to study feasibility of downtown Willmar, Minn., historic district
July 29, 2013 - 11:40pm
July 8, 2013
Fire damages 5 businesses, displaces 5 families in downtown Fergus Falls
July 8, 2013 - 9:00am
Decorative fencing at the gateway intersection of Highway 12 and Seventh Street Southwest and the blue column beckon visitors to downtown Willmar. The right-turn arrow indicates plans by the Minnesota Department of Transportation to construct a right-turn lane at the intersection.  (Illustration by Treeline)
Landscape architect gets OK for final downtown gateway designs in Willmar, Minn.
July 8, 2013 - 5:42am
Letter: The downtown identity crisis
July 8, 2013 - 12:00am
July 6, 2013
Complaints by downtown business people about garbage include overflowing containers and trash sitting on the ground next to sidewalks, as this photo taken Feb. 17 shows. (Submitted photo by Stephen Deleski)
Willmar, Minn., mayor to appoint task force to study downtown garbage problem
July 6, 2013 - 6:22am
June 21, 2013
The annual Willmar Fest Block Party and Kiddie Parade is held Thursday evening in downtown Willmar, Minnesotaplay button
Video: Willmar Fest Block Party
June 21, 2013 - 4:00pm
April 25, 2013
Submitted drawing by Treeline Landscape Architecture.
Preliminary design proposals for downtown Willmar
April 25, 2013 - 12:00am
April 21, 2013
Traffic travels east Saturday on Litchfield Avenue Southwest in Willmar by the historic downtown Willmar sign and First Street lights. The city has determined First Street and Litchfield Avenue will be one of three gateway locations to the downtown area. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Willmar, Minn., officials will seek comments from residents on downtown gateway concepts
April 21, 2013 - 11:12pm
April 3, 2013
Mary Catherwood of Willmar, right, looks over the fresh produce being sold by Larry Larson of Willmar June 14, 2012, during the Becker Market. The market is held Thursday afternoons throughout the summer  and into the fall on Becker Avenue in downtown Willmar. Tribune file photo by Ron Adams
Willmar’s downtown: A vibrant downtown, with busy, growing businesses
April 3, 2013 - 3:13pm
Gina Lieser, left, and Stacey Roberts are owners of the New London women’s apparel and gift boutique The Happy Sol. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
New London: Boutiques, specialty stores bring big business to small town
April 3, 2013 - 6:00am
Downtown areas in west central Minnesota see changes in recent years
April 3, 2013 - 6:00am
Deeann’s Country Village Shoppe is located in downtown Litchfield. A newly formed group, the Litchfield Downtown Restoration Commission, is working to improve areas of Litchfield’s downtown to keep it a vibrant part of the community. In the last year, five new businesses have opened in downtown Litchfield. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Litchfield: High-visibility Main Street has potential to be ‘unforgettable’
April 3, 2013 - 6:00am