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Minnesotan headed to USDA: Dealing with climate change a priority
Not drinking or driving, teens increasingly put off traditional markers of adulthood
Former Minn. assistant principal plans guilty pleas to charges related to explicit childrens' images
Arrest made in Minneapolis crash that killed University of St. Thomas student
'We have lost all what money can buy': Hurricane Maria devastates Dominica
Local Roundup: Cardinals tennis team rolls by Marshall in straight sets
Schultz Column: Prep football by the numbers
Yankees closer comes in to shut down Twins in tight game
Wild captain Mikko Koivu re-ups with Wild for two years
Twins' Max Kepler after sitting again: 'I'm not scared to face lefties'
CNN anchor ends segment early over commentator's bizarre 'boobs' remark
Jimmy Kimmel mocks Sean Spicer to his face about that inauguration crowd size incident
'It's important to stand up to bullies': Actress Rebel Wilson wins record amount in defamation case
In loss for Netflix, 'Star Wars' and Marvel films will move to Disney's new streaming service
What's coming to Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime in September 2017
Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! Arts festival celebrates 20 years in Willmar
Fall Home Improvement 2017 now available online
LOST ITALIAN: Say goodbye to summer with two favorite flavors: grilled steaks and fresh tomatoes
Retired nuclear physicist from Park River makes, sells thousands of jars of chokecherry jelly for charity
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
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Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
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Commentary: Why Trump's threat to 'totally destroy' North Korea is extraordinary - even for him
Analysis: Running for Miss America now looks a lot like running for office
How reading can make you healthier and happier
Bygone staples and technology of the 1970s
Mystery plant has edible berries
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
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Partners of tiny Fargo firm say anti-Muslim tirade by employee made their lives miserable
May 26, 2017
Destination Playground volunteers complete their work in Willmar
WILLMAR — The Destination Playground at Robbins Island is nearly complete. Volunteers finished their work on time Thursday, working in...
May 26, 2017 - 7:32am
March 13, 2017
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
SPICER — Ed Pirrotta was the kind of man who could see the skills and good intentions in a person and help coax those gifts out in ways...
March 13, 2017 - 10:13am
October 4, 2016
Bull moose meanders through Minnesota family's picnic
The Eckels family picnic with friends at Lester Park Sunday afternoon included a visit from a bull moose that gave a few snorts and, at one point,...
October 4, 2016 - 8:26am
June 20, 2016
Willmar City Council supports playground, concerts at Robbins Island
WILLMAR — Robbins Island will be rocking this summer with two free community concerts as Willmar community groups assist in revitalizing the...
June 20, 2016 - 11:24pm
June 18, 2016
Little libraries to pop up in Willmar parks
WILLMAR — The United Way has always been a champion of both early childhood education and literacy, and this summer the United Way of West...
June 18, 2016 - 8:33am
June 5, 2016
Willmar group wants to build a destination playground on Robbins Island
WILLMAR — A group of community members feel the time is right to try and build a destination playground at Robbins Island Park in Willmar,...
June 5, 2016 - 11:39pm
April 19, 2016
Willmar City Council approves Regional Park application for Robbins Island
WILLMAR — The Willmar City Council gave its blessing Monday to seek regional park designation for Robbins Island from the Greater Minnesota...
April 19, 2016 - 9:40pm
April 5, 2016
Rice Park project moves forward
WILLMAR — The design of the Rice Park improvement project will begin after a professional services contract with SRF Consulting Group was approved Monday night by the Willmar City Council. “We believe we’ve put together a professional service team which gives us the best services...
April 5, 2016 - 10:35pm
March 17, 2016
Willmar's Rice Park requests concern committee
WILLMAR — A possible contract with SRF Consulting Group for construction management services for a project in Willmar’s Rice Park brought out concerns from a Willmar City Council member. Councilman Steve Ahmann, a member of the council’s Public Works and Safety Committee, said...
March 17, 2016 - 7:21pm
December 3, 2015
Renville County off-highway vehicle park ‘feasible’
OLIVIA — It appears feasible for Renville County to develop an off-highway vehicle park on a 272-acre site near the Minnesota River. Andy Brandel,...
December 3, 2015 - 12:02am
October 28, 2015
A fresh look for fall
Selvig International Park in downtown Willmar has a fresh look with brick-rimmed raised beds replacing deteriorating heavy timbers. But the cold,...
October 28, 2015 - 11:06pm
August 17, 2015
Rock crawling park, concert venue comes to Atwater, Minn.
An abandoned gravel pit south of Atwater will soon be home to off-road vehicles, but first, it will hold a concert to raise money for ALS (Lou...
August 17, 2015 - 9:34am
July 2, 2015
Committee seeks regional park status
WILLMAR — A Willmar City Council committee is supporting a state application process to designate Robbins Island Park and five nearby smaller...
July 2, 2015 - 10:30pm
June 25, 2015
From pond to play area
OLIVIA — Real estate agents haven’t started advertising the availability of lake frontage in Olivia just yet, but there are plenty of others...
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)
March 23, 2015 - 10:50pm