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October 7, 2017
Tribune file photo

The city of Willmar will replace around 76 of these ballistic blocks in the indoor gun range at the Willmar City Auditorium. Decontamination cleaning will also be taking place, to keep the lead levels within mandated standards.
Willmar gun range to get new ballistic blocks, deep cleaning
October 7, 2017 - 5:48am
September 11, 2017
Shelby Lindrud / Tribune

The rubber blocks that absorb bullets fired in the indoor gun range at the Willmar City Auditorium are showing considerable wear and tear. They are now filled with lead and no longer able to do their job. The city has closed the range until it is deemed safe.
Safety concerns close Willmar auditorium gun range
September 11, 2017 - 6:33am
March 5, 2015
Willmar City Council backs new rates for its updated gun range
March 5, 2015 - 11:56pm
November 13, 2014
The gun range in the basement of Willmar City Auditorium is schedule to reopen early in 2015 with a new ventilation system. (TRIBUNE/File)
Work continues on Willmar City Auditorium
November 13, 2014 - 11:46pm
May 5, 2014
City Council seeks clarity on City Auditorium spending
May 5, 2014 - 11:06pm
February 21, 2014
Lead contamination from the gun range in the basement of the City Auditorium has spread to other parts of the building. Tribune file photo by Gary Miller
Officials expect to receive City Auditorium report in a month
February 21, 2014 - 11:13pm
September 18, 2013
Willmar City Council gave the go-ahead with a lead contamination study of the gun range in the basement of the City Auditorium, but acceded to the request of the Willmar Rifle and Pistol Club to allow the club to perform contractual gun range cleaning after the city’s safety officer closed the range weeks ago due to possible health concerns. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
Willmar City Council OKs gun range cleaning
September 18, 2013 - 11:14pm
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