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Kathy Schwantes

Shelby Lindrud / Tribune
Members of the Willmar City Council and city staff attended a retreat Saturday at Bremer Bank in Willmar. The goal was to prioritize projects the council wants to focus on in the next few years. In this exercise they were asked to place dots on the projects they supported the most.
It wasn't easy, but Willmar City Council starts to prioritize
40 min 59 sec ago
June 20, 2017
Shelby Lindrud / Tribune

Children and their families have already had opportunities to play on the new playground since Wednesday. The playground has been open on and off, as finishing touches are completed. The grand opening is at 1 p.m. June 24.
Lights, cameras, play! Willmar Destination Playground ready for its close-up with Saturday grand opening
June 20, 2017 - 6:20am
May 17, 2017
Briana Sanchez / Tribune

Hamdiya Dayib, from left, Gerald Sweep, Sue McKaige and Paul Cool measure the height of a handicap-accessible drawbridge ramp Tuesday while helping build the Destination Playground at Robbins Island in Willmar.
Construction of Willmar Destination Playground begins
May 17, 2017 - 6:56am
April 20, 2017
Shelby Lindrud / Tribune

Work has already begun at the Willmar Destination Playground site at Robbins Island in Willmar. The steering committee is asking volunteers to sign up as soon as possible to help build the playground May 16-25.play button
Playground construction needs more volunteers
April 20, 2017 - 7:00am
January 10, 2017
Interim Willmar City Administrator Mike McGuire, left, and Councilwoman Audrey Nelsen spoke Oct. 12 during a city presentation at Bremer Bank. Nelson was elected mayor pro tempore as part of the Willmar City Council's reorganization Monday night.
New Willmar council elects Nelsen mayor pro tempore
January 10, 2017 - 7:20am
January 6, 2017
Submitted photo / TribuneDave Baker shows Lily Kallevig the design for the Willmar Destination Playground. For her 10th birthday Kallevig decided to donate to the playground instead of getting gifts for herself.
A happy birthday for the playground
January 6, 2017 - 7:27am
November 22, 2016
Tribune editorial: Election creates new era for Willmar City Council
November 22, 2016 - 8:45am
November 9, 2016
Schwantes, Asmus, Alvarado elected to Willmar City Council
November 9, 2016 - 9:11pm
Schwantes defeats Kacher in Willmar Ward 1 race
November 9, 2016 - 6:01am
November 8, 2016
West Central Tribune endorsements for 2016
November 8, 2016 - 9:12am
November 4, 2016
Dr. Emily Flannigan-Kuipers letter: Schwantes has proven leadership
November 4, 2016 - 9:49am
October 27, 2016
Colleen Thomson Michels letter: Schwantes is committed to public service
October 27, 2016 - 6:24am
October 26, 2016
We recommend Ward 1 voters elect Kathy Schwantes as their new City Council member on Nov. 8.
Tribune 2016 Endorsement: Schwantes is the right choice for Willmar's Ward 1 seat
October 26, 2016 - 12:22pm
October 14, 2016
Briana Sanchez / Tribune
Linda Kacher, from left, Kathy Schwantes, Julie Asmus, Steve Peppin, Fernando Alvarado and Bob Enos sit in front of a crowded room Friday during a City Council candidate forum sponsored by the Willmar Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce. Kacher and Schwantes are running for Ward 1 representation, Asmus and Peppin Ward 2, and Alvarado and Enos Ward 3.
Willmar City Council candidates talk business
October 14, 2016 - 6:03pm
October 11, 2016
Linda Kacher (left) and Kathy Schwantes are the two candidates for Ward 1 seat on the Willmar City Council.
Willmar's Ward 1 candidates Kacher and Schwantes both promise change
October 11, 2016 - 6:10pm
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