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August 31, 2017

Grass clippings and leaves can cause water quality and clarity issues. The city of Willmar is asking residents to clean up yard wastes from the curbs, gutters and catch basins, to help keep both the city, and area water bodies, clean.
Yard debris is a water quality concern in Willmar
August 31, 2017 - 6:44am
November 29, 2012
Grass fire near Grove City, Minn., burns shed, vehicles
November 29, 2012 - 9:55am
October 17, 2012
Sparks from locomotive believed to be cause of grass fire outside Regal, Minn.
October 17, 2012 - 12:00am
October 2, 2012
A grass fire Monday evening north of Olivia burned about 10 to 15 acres of CRP land. The cause of the fire was undetermined, according to the Olivia fire chief.
Grass fire of undetermined origin burns 10-15 acres north of Olivia, Minn.
October 2, 2012 - 9:51am
May 3, 2012
Grass Lake restoration project inches forward
May 3, 2012 - 12:00am
April 6, 2012
Fire warning issued for most of western Minnesota tonight, Saturday
April 6, 2012 - 6:31pm
Multiple fire departments respond to a grass fire burning southeast of Sunburg, Minn. on Friday.  The fire was located along 210 Avenue North and west of Kandiyohi County Road button
Video: Grass Fire southeast of Sunburg, Minn.
April 6, 2012 - 4:08pm
February 9, 2012
Firefighters refuel Wednesday while fighting a stubborn blaze that tore through 150 to 200 acres of tall grassland in a hilly, secluded area northeast of Sunburg in northern Kandiyohi County. Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange
Grass fire torches nearly 200 acres of CRP land near Sunburg
February 9, 2012 - 12:00am
February 8, 2012
Fire crews battling 80-acre blaze north of Sunburg
February 8, 2012 - 3:50pm
September 16, 2010
Editorial: Work on vital Grass Lake site continues
September 16, 2010 - 12:00am
September 15, 2010
Loren Engelby of the Kandiyohi County Public Works Department addresses an audience Tuesday during the Grass Lake stakeholders meeting at the Kandiyohi County Health and Human Services Building in Willmar. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
Grass Lake restoration discussed at meeting attended by stakeholders
September 15, 2010 - 12:00am
September 13, 2010
This aerial photo depicts what the restored Grass Lake basin would look like. Highway 71 is the major road visible at the far left, and the Highway 71/23 Bypass is the road at an angle immediately adjacent to the basin in the left of the photo. The city of Willmar is no longer participating in the restoration project with Kandiyohi County and other agencies because the city will not receive credit from the state for using Grass Lake to filter pollutants from storm water runoff before the water enters Lak...
State says city won't get storm water credits for Grass Lake project, but project planning continues
September 13, 2010 - 12:00am
April 14, 2009
Photo gallery on Kandiyohi County 5 grass fire
April 14, 2009 - 6:37am
September 17, 2008
Grant will be used to help monitor water quality, levels of local lake
September 17, 2008 - 12:00am