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August 4, 2016
The Midwest Curling Association is hoping to build a dedicated curling facility in Willmar, with help from the city. The dedicated ice could mean more opportunities for large curling events, such as the USA Curling Junior Nationals held in Willmar in January. (Rand Middleton / Tribune file photo)
City of Willmar, curling club consider partnership for new curling facility
August 4, 2016 - 11:35pm
June 11, 2016
Willmar School Board to officially break ground for new school Monday
June 11, 2016 - 12:07am
May 18, 2016
A classroom is shown in the Benson Junior High building. The Benson Schools District has an estimated $10 million to $12 million worth of needs to address in the high school and junior high buildings. The Junior High includes a 1928 auditorium and 1952 addition with classrooms. ( FILE | TRIBUNE)
Benson school board hears $8.5 million proposal for Northside Elementary
May 18, 2016 - 11:21pm
March 9, 2016
MACCRAY still far from consensus on facilities
March 9, 2016 - 11:50pm
January 4, 2016
Willmar Municipal Utilities’ facilities needs — last detailed in a 2010 study — will receive more attention this year. Other projects, including at the power plant shown above, have taken precedence recently, but officials now are emphasizing the need for a new office and service center. (Rand Middleton | Tribune)
Willmar Municipal Utilities eyes facilities project
January 4, 2016 - 12:38am
December 21, 2015
Relocation of Willmar hospital's laboratory will make way for permanent PET/CT
December 21, 2015 - 12:05am
December 18, 2015
New London-Spicer expects positive bond sale to finance $21.6M building project
December 18, 2015 - 12:06am
December 5, 2015
Willmar Middle School Science Department Chair Michael Dokkebakken, right, and Principal Mark Miley detail the science room additions. Work is scheduled to begin in April for the two wings of classrooms. (Rand Middleton | Tribune)
Willmar’s new Middle School science classrooms planned in two wings
December 5, 2015 - 12:07am
November 3, 2015
MACCRAY wants consensus as it looks anew at building needs
November 3, 2015 - 11:12pm
September 4, 2015
The Rice Memorial Hospital board awarded bids this week for new $5.9 million outpatient rehabilitation center to be built at this site on the south side of Trott Avenue Southwest in Willmar across from the hospital, at left. The Jade Center was demolished last week at the site. (Rand Middleton | Tribune)
Bids awarded for construction of new Rice Rehab Center in Willmar
September 4, 2015 - 12:34am
Negotiations continue on land for new Willmar elementary school
September 4, 2015 - 12:32am
August 22, 2015
Willmar School Board still discussing land for new elementary school
August 22, 2015 - 12:14am
August 1, 2015
Willmar’s 2016 capital spending proposal reviewed ahead of report to be given at Monday meeting
August 1, 2015 - 12:58am
May 14, 2015
Large part of Willmar Schools’ bond request is deferred maintenance
May 14, 2015 - 12:22am
May 11, 2015
Former science lab classes in Benson have been adapted and used as instructional space, but teachers face challenges in rooms crammed tight with 30 or more desks and the hardware from the room’s original use. (TRIBUNE/Tom Cherveny)
Benson School District voters to decide $18.7M bond proposal Tuesday
May 11, 2015 - 12:17am