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July 4, 2017
Tom Cherveny / Tribune 
Heather Larson of the "Groom Zone" leads her patriotic poodle along the Spicer parade route.
Celebrating the Fourth of July in Spicer
July 4, 2017 - 9:21pm
May 14, 2017
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
May 14, 2017 - 10:18pm
Briana Sanchez / Tribune file photo

Fisherman test the waters May 2 on Green Lake in Spicer. Explore Minnesota announced the Willmar Lakes Area will host next year’s fishing opener on Green Lake from May 10-13.
Green Lake to host 2018 governor's fishing opener
May 14, 2017 - 3:13pm
May 10, 2017
Briana Sanchez / Tribune

Dave Coahran, area fisheries supervisor with the state Department of Natural Resources, talks Tuesday to students from Kennedy Elementary School in Willmar about different ways to fish. Let’s Go Fishing started its 2017 season this week by hosting hundreds of students from Willmar and New London-Spicer on Green Lake.play button
Let's Go Fishing launches big season
May 10, 2017 - 5:15am
May 9, 2017
Briana Sanchez / Tribune

Josslyn Heck, from left, Alejandra Mejia and Mercedes Turrubiates write down ideas for characters for a book. They were among about 450 students assembled May 1 at Kennedy Elementary School in Willmar to hear children's author Lisa Bullard speak about telling and writing stories.
Expert advises Willmar students: Minnesota author speaks to Willmar elementary students
May 9, 2017 - 6:04am
April 18, 2017
Carolyn Lange / Tribune

Workers carry carpeting Thursday inside the new Hampton Inn Spicer Green Lake. The resort hotel is set to open in mid-May.
Spicer hotel nears completion with mid-May opening expected
April 18, 2017 - 5:37am
March 6, 2017
Morton man gets 15 years in federal prison for possessing handgun
March 6, 2017 - 5:48pm
February 7, 2017
New London man escapes before truck sinks in Green Lake
February 7, 2017 - 6:12am
July 6, 2016
Letter: Saving a lake, one clam at a time
July 6, 2016 - 2:00am
June 23, 2016
Mel's Curb Service opened in June 1946 on south end of Spicer and just a block from Green Lake. The carhops worked past midnight waiting on  customers coming from the nearby Drive-in Theater. play button
Spicer Graffiti: 'I was a Teenage Carhop'
June 23, 2016 - 10:08am
June 21, 2016
Ann Patrick and Terry Dinderman of the Orange Grove RV Park Picnic Group from Edinburg, Texas, wave Tuesday as they leave a public dock to cruise Green Lake courtesy Let’s Go Fishing. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)play button
Snowbirds flock to Willmar
June 21, 2016 - 11:37pm
Terry Frazee, right, met with Lois Sinn Lindquist of the Minnesota Lakes Association in 2011 to discuss efforts to stop the spread of Aquatic Invasive Species. (TOM CHERVENY | TRIBUNE)
A rallying voice for local lakes steps back from the podium
June 21, 2016 - 1:28pm
June 17, 2016
Zebra mussels cover rocks and hard substrate throughout Green Lake, and the presence of veligers in the water indicate that they are poised for a second year of growth. These mussels were on a rock pulled from the waters of the Saulsbury Beach access in Spicer. (TOM CHERVENY | TRIBUNE)
Zebra mussels continue explosive growth in Green Lake
June 17, 2016 - 2:27pm
June 5, 2016
A group of people in Willmar hopes to build a destination playground at Robbins Island Park in Willmar that is similar to Wildcat Cove on Green Lake in Spicer, shown here. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
Willmar group wants to build a destination playground on Robbins Island
June 5, 2016 - 11:39pm
May 27, 2016
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Let's catch some fish on Green Lake
May 27, 2016 - 6:15am