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July 15, 2016
Plenty of sites are available Thursday at the Lakeview Campground at Sibley State Park near New London. (Gary Miller / Tribune)
State parks’ online reservation system a welcome change for some
July 15, 2016 - 12:00am
June 14, 2016
State Parks and Trails Director Erika Rivers hosted her first S’mores & More event Saturday to hear the thoughts of state park users at the Upper Sioux Agency State Park. (TOM CHERVENY | TRIBUNE)
State park officials try new approach to hear from campers
June 14, 2016 - 1:52pm
May 22, 2016
New playground equipment being installed at Minnegasco Park is for children ages 2-5. Work began last week and is expected to be complete before Memorial Day weekend there and at two other parks in Willmar. Installation is scheduled to begin in July at three more Willmar parks. (SHELBY LINDRUD | TRIBUNE)
New ways to play soon available in several Willmar parks
May 22, 2016 - 11:25pm
February 11, 2016
U.S. Bank and Minnesota Vikings grant could help with Rice Park project
February 11, 2016 - 11:14pm
December 28, 2015
Beth and Todd Lief, the new managers at Kandiyohi County’s Games Lake County Park, are looking forward to their first season. (ANNE POLTA | TRIBUNE)
Couple prepares for their first season as managers of Games Lake County Park
December 28, 2015 - 11:28pm
The water slide at Kandiyohi County’s Games Lake County Park is a perfect place to take a dip on an 80-degree afternoon. (FILE | TRIBUNE)
Reservations for Kandiyohi County parks open Saturday
December 28, 2015 - 11:25pm
November 2, 2015
Six Willmar parks to get new equipment
November 2, 2015 - 11:02pm
October 22, 2015
Council OKs plan to remove, repair and monitor playground equipment
October 22, 2015 - 11:04pm
October 21, 2015
Kandiyohi County Park No. 3 on Diamond Lake will become Diamond Lake County Park under action taken Tuesday by the Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners. New names for the county parks reflect the lake or beach upon which they are located. (GARY MILLER | TRIBUNE)
Kandiyohi County Board chooses new names for parks
October 21, 2015 - 12:44am
October 7, 2015
Citizens to suggest county park names
October 7, 2015 - 10:32am
October 3, 2015
Kandiyohi County Board to hear proposed park names
October 3, 2015 - 12:17am
October 1, 2015
The playground at Rice Park in Willmar is seen Thursday. The Willmar City Council’s Public Works/Safety Committee has given preliminary approval to apply for a grant to replace unsafe playground equipment with new playground equipment. (GARY MILLER | TRIBUNE)
Willmar backs playground rehab
October 1, 2015 - 11:30pm
September 16, 2015
Kandiyohi County Park No. 7 is commonly spoken of as “Games Lake County Park” or the “County Park on Games Lake.” County Board action would make it official. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
What’s in a name… er, number
September 16, 2015 - 12:00am
September 11, 2015
Certified inspector Justin DeLeeuw of Willmar Public Works demonstrates how playground units are checked using pieces from a testing kit provided through the National Recreation and Park Association. RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNEplay button
Video: Willmar removing playground equipment rated hazardous
September 11, 2015 - 1:57pm
September 5, 2015
Selvig Park, a small city park located at the corner of Becker Avenue and Fourth Street Southwest in Willmar, is expected to undergo renovations this fall. The park’s flowing water fountain and lamppost shown here are from Willmar’s sister city, Frameries, Belgium, to provide an international theme to the park. (Rand Middleton | Tribune)
Willmar committee OKs Selvig Park renovation if funding is arranged
September 5, 2015 - 12:38am