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June 20, 2016
Don Worden follows through on a disc golf pad at Robbins Island recently as Ben Bode of Litchfield looks on. "This is my home course," said Bode. "It's a terrific layout." (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
Willmar City Council supports playground, concerts at Robbins Island
June 20, 2016 - 11:24pm
June 18, 2016
Five of these Little Free Libraries will be installed this summer at Willmar parks, so readers of all ages can take a book or leave a book. The United Way of West Central Minnesota, with funding from the Willmar Kiwanis Club and help from area businesses, will put the libraries up and stock them with books. (SHELBY LINDRUD | TRIBUNE)
Little libraries to pop up in Willmar parks
June 18, 2016 - 8:33am
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
April 19, 2016
During its meeting Monday, Willmar City Council approved applying for the designation of Robbins Island as a regional park. (GARY MILLER | TRIBUNE)
Willmar City Council approves Regional Park application for Robbins Island
April 19, 2016 - 9:40pm
April 5, 2016
Rice Park project moves forward
April 5, 2016 - 10:35pm
March 17, 2016
Willmar's Rice Park requests concern committee
March 17, 2016 - 7:21pm
December 3, 2015
The area outlined in red is the proposed off-highway vehicle park. Also shown are affected residents along Renville County Road 15 in Sacred Heart Township of Renville County. (SUBMITTED)
Renville County off-highway vehicle park ‘feasible’
December 3, 2015 - 12:02am
October 28, 2015
Selvig International Park in downtown Willmar has a fresh look with brick-rimmed raised beds replacing deteriorating heavy timbers. But the cold, windy day kept parkgoers away. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
A fresh look for fall
October 28, 2015 - 11:06pm
August 17, 2015
Jeff Thompson of Cologne stands in front of a 5-ton military vehicle used at the new Freedom Ridge park being constructed for rock crawling south of Atwater. (Tribune photo by Jacob Belgum)
Rock crawling park, concert venue comes to Atwater, Minn.
August 17, 2015 - 9:34am
July 2, 2015
Robbins Island Park, shown here, and five smaller parks could garner the City of Willmar-owned spaces grants for trails and other amenities, if the state designates it a regional park. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
Committee seeks regional park status
July 2, 2015 - 10:30pm
June 25, 2015
Rylee Boen, age 9 ½, waits for a strike while her grandfather Chet Boen watches alongside her on the shores of Olivia’s Pond Park. The park was formed around a 14-acre holding pond. (TOM CHERVENY | TRIBUNE)
From pond to play area
June 25, 2015 - 11:41pm
March 23, 2015
A layer of snow covers much of Robbin’s Island Park Saturday in Willmar. (TRIBUNE/Nicole Hovatter)
Snow cover
March 23, 2015 - 10:50pm
July 17, 2013
A whole new section of playground equipment at Roosevelt School is being assembled this week at the school. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Work finished on expansion, improvement at Roosevelt Elementary playground in Willmar, Minn.
July 17, 2013 - 11:26pm
April 30, 2013
Volunteers putting up playground at park in Litchfield, Minn.
April 30, 2013 - 11:34pm
Man shoots self in Kerkhoven, Minn., park, case under investigation
October 30, 2012 - 1:36pm