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Fewer applicants this time as Willmar PD seeks to fill officer position
Records published July 25
Democrats in disarray on eve of convention to nominate Clinton
Rumor of BNSF backing out of Willmar railroad bypass project called 'ludicrous'
Paynesville man, 22, injured in motorcycle crash
Jed Carlson column: 'Rand Jr.' looks back on his sports icon
Roundup: Chuckers earn spot in County Line title game
Stingers sweep pair on Sunday
Richards lifts Glenwood past BOLD and into state tournament
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
'My Ocean': On the Ordway Prairie in west central Minnesota
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
Lang -- Nieman
Frye -- Birkland
Dahl -- Schow
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Mark Donovan Goblirsch
Ardis "Rusty" Smith
Commentary: Ted Cruz holds his nose
Tribune Opinion: Willmar benefits from 'Moving Health Forward'
Letter: A credit to sports writing
Letter: Criticism of Peppin unwarranted
Commentary: Latest VA fix creates new ills
February 18, 2016
On the rink at Garfield Park
WILLMAR - The Garfield rink on 8th Street in Southwest drew a crowd late Wednesday afternoon. The temperature was a mild 30 degrees with the...
February 18, 2016 - 6:39am
December 3, 2014
Ice up: Outdoor rink opens early
The ice rink opened unusually early this year, thanks to cold weather. Skaters can switch on the automatic timer to turn on the lights, which...
December 3, 2014 - 11:52pm
January 28, 2012
Willmar, Minn., Islamic Society backed away from school purchase because of cost
WILLMAR -- Cost was the reason the Islamic Society of Willmar decided not to purchase the Garfield School building and property, a representative of the society said Friday. Mohamed Hassan said remodeling the building for use as a mosque and religious education center would have...
January 28, 2012 - 12:00am
January 25, 2012
Islamic Society in Willmar, Minn., reportedly opts against Garfield School purchase
WILLMAR -- Willmar's Muslim community apparently has backed away from plans to buy the former Garfield School. Jerry Kjergaard, superintendent of the Willmar School District, said today that the Islamic Society of Willmar notified him earlier this week that the group "had decided...
January 25, 2012 - 4:25pm
October 5, 2011
Letter: The loss of Garfield School
Concerning the sale of Garfield School: I knocked on about 30 doors in the Garfield neighborhood to get their opinion of the proposal. I'd say I got 29 negative comments about selling the building. The park is a big asset to the neighborhood. If the building is sold to the Islamic...
October 5, 2011 - 12:00am
September 24, 2011
School Board hearing is Monday on closing Garfield School
WILLMAR -- The Willmar School Board will hold a public hearing at 4:30 p.m. Monday to consider closing Garfield School. The hearing will be in the board room at the Willmar Education and Arts Center, 611 Fifth St. S.W. The board will take public comments related to the school closing. Following...
September 24, 2011 - 12:00am
September 12, 2011
Willmar, Minn., School Board closes regular meeting this afternoon to discuss Garfield building sale
WILLMAR -- The Willmar School Board has closed its regularly scheduled meeting this afternoon to discuss the sale of the Garfield School property. The...
September 12, 2011 - 5:19pm
September 8, 2011
School district likely to discuss Garfield sale in October
WILLMAR -- The Willmar School Board will probably not discuss the potential sale of the Garfield school building until its Oct. 10 meeting. According to a release from Superintendent Jerry Kjergaard, the Islamic Society of Willmar had not responded to a counteroffer from the district...
September 8, 2011 - 11:00am
August 30, 2011
Islamic Society of Willmar, Minn., is potential Garfield buyer
WILLMAR -- The Islamic Society of Willmar made an offer on Aug. 9 to purchase the northern half of the Garfield School property in southwest...
August 30, 2011 - 1:20pm
August 26, 2011
Editorial: District must take a look at all offers
The Willmar School District received a purchase offer on the northern half of the Garfield School property earlier this month. Superintendent Jerry Kjergaard confirmed the offer earlier this week. The school district has not yet released the identity of the potential buyer, pending...
August 26, 2011 - 12:00am
January 7, 2011
January 7, 2011 - 12:00am
September 13, 2010
City Council approves Garfield condition report
WILLMAR -- A local architectural firm will prepare a report for the Willmar City Council on the condition of the Garfield School building.
September 13, 2010 - 12:00am
April 21, 2010
City approves discussion with School District about Garfield School
WILLMAR -- The Willmar City Council has authorized city staff to enter into discussions with the Willmar School District about the future of the Garfield School building, including possible acquisition of the property by the city. The school district has indicated an interest in...
April 21, 2010 - 12:00am
April 1, 2008
Council OKs street plans, but Westwind contention continues ron christianson steve gardner planny commission gary peterson
WILLMAR -- The Willmar City Council in a special meeting Monday evening unanimously approved the 2008 street improvement program, minus new streets and street lights for the controversial Westwind Estates housing development in southwest Willmar, and minus preliminary engineering...
April 1, 2008 - 12:00am