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Willmar council unanimously OKs Rice Hospital lease to newly formed Carris Health
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Devils score goal in overtime to nip Wild
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'Marian' opens tonight on Ridgewater College stage in Willmar
Holidaze parade ushers in holiday season Saturday in downtown Willmar
What you need in your winter survival kit
'Made in America' concerts set by Prairie Arts Chorale
Generations section now available online
500 years of Reformation brings together some 800 people in Willmar
October/November issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
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Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
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Garrison Keillor: It's Thanksgiving. Be Happy.
Letter: Farm economy needs rescuing
Tribune Editorial: County sales tax needed to invest in critical infrastructure
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Emma Anne Williams
Letter: Memories of Foot Lake
I am old enough to remember when Foot Lake was unfit to swim in. There used to be little mounds of silt in the shallower parts of the lake. They made funny-looking "splash marks" when we threw rocks in them. Then Kandiyohi County bought a dredge, and the work began in cleaning out...
October 21, 2017 - 3:32pm
July 15, 2017
Keeping swimmers safe at Robbins Island: Lifeguards return this year to Willmar beach
WILLMAR — Lifeguards are back on their perch this year on the beach of Foot Lake at Robbins Island. City budget cuts removed lifeguards...
July 15, 2017 - 6:29am
April 29, 2017
With big project on tap at Robbins Island, time to focus on water quality in Willmar's chain of lakes
WILLMAR — With plans in the works by the city of Willmar to invest nearly $900,000 to make Robbins Island Park a regional destination,...
April 29, 2017 - 6:22am
December 22, 2016
Lake aeration to begin Tuesday around Willmar
WILLMAR – The aeration systems on Willmar and Foot Lakes in Willmar will be turned on starting Dec. 27. The system will cause open water and...
December 22, 2016 - 10:01pm
June 30, 2016
Alert system aided search for missing Willmar boys
WILLMAR -- Many northwest Willmar residents answered their phone Tuesday night to a special alert from the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office,...
June 30, 2016 - 11:09pm
February 28, 2016
Vintage sleds race on warm day on Upper Foot Lake
WILLMAR - The Sno-Skippers of Kandiyohi County and the EZ Riders of West Central Minnesota presented the Vintage Race & Show on Saturday...
February 28, 2016 - 8:37am
January 29, 2016
PHOTO: Friday afternoon fishing
It was 34 degrees and sprinkling Friday afternoon as Lee Larson of rural Willmar sets up his distinctive four-hole fish house — a converted...
January 29, 2016 - 11:03pm
January 6, 2016
Thick ice beckons fishermen
Gary Guenther shovels snow around the base of a portable shelter Tuesday on Foot Lake off Robbins Island. He and Rick Klavetter, both of Willmar,...
January 6, 2016 - 12:01am
January 1, 2016
Video: Dawn 2016 over Foot Lake
A rose and orange sunrise over Foot Lake in Willmar on Jan. 1, 2016, as captured from the Ridgewater College parking lot east. Official sunrise...
January 1, 2016 - 9:30am
December 10, 2015
West central Minnesota anglers wait for ice
WILLMAR — Last year ice anglers enjoyed one of the earliest and best early season fishing that many could recall. This year, many are still...
December 10, 2015 - 12:03am
Doug Van Hauern, of Willmar, fishes Monday afternoon on Foot Lake in Willmar near Robbins Island. Although the lake’s ice was wet, Van Hauern...
March 10, 2015 - 12:08am
January 12, 2015
Fish house oddity
A fish house made from a semi tractor cab is seen Monday on Foot Lake near Robbins island in Willmar.
January 12, 2015 - 11:17pm
January 1, 2015
New Year’s baby 1984
Travis Thompson of Willmar chose to celebrate his 31st birthday New Year’s Day by ice fishing on Foot Lake. “My wife wanted to do something...
January 1, 2015 - 11:24pm
October 8, 2014
Before ice fishing comes fall fishing with its crisp days and perhaps an evening walleye bite. Lower Foot Lake in Willmar has been popular late...
October 8, 2014 - 11:26pm
July 19, 2013
Willmar girl saved at Robbins Island beach Thursday, airlifted to Children’s Hospital
WILLMAR — An 11-year-old Willmar girl was airlifted to Children’s Hospital in Minneapolis after she was rescued from the waters of Foot Lake Thursday afternoon. According to Willmar Police Capt. Jim Felt, emergency responders were called around 3:46 p.m. that a child...
July 19, 2013 - 10:09am