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Fielding Questions: Dwarf Colorado spruce no longer dwarf
Perennial Favorites: New varieties of our favorite plants
Records published May 27
Minnesota siblings, each experiencing infant loss, raise funds for Cuddle Cots
Education funding up, but union urges veto
Baseball: Workman-like Falcons take care of business
Local Roundup: Card tennis falls in 8AA semifinals
Homers back Archer as Rays topple Twins
Unbeaten Lynx crush winless Connecticut
United attendance above average
Watch: 'Price is Right' contestant loses his mind as he breaks Plinko record
Former Arkansas Gov. takes 'Huckabee' from Fox News to religious broadcaster
Ellen DeGeneres lands new Netflix stand up special
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
Memorial Day 2017: Willmar, area communities plan cemetery services and more
Memorial Day travel volume expected highest since 2005
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
Art competition: High school artists gather in New London
Stories needed to create 'Milan: The Musical!'
Mary Ann Nagel
Marlyn W. Wacholz
Roger Herbert Holm
Laura Ione Rasmussen
Letter: Playground is a community accomplishment
Letter: Thanks for the kindness
Cartoon by Dave Granlund for May 27
Minnesota Opinion: Not much to brag about in 2017
Cartoonist Opinions for May 27
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...
23 hours 55 min ago
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