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December 28, 2015
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
July 30, 2015
Kaiya, 5, and Riley McAllister, 5 months, and mom Stacey Waataja take advantage of a 75-degree, blue-sky Thursday morning to go to Ramblewood Park. The Willmar forecast shows continuing fair weather with highs in the low- to mid- 80s through Tuesday.
Million dollar day
July 30, 2015 - 1:09pm
July 16, 2015
Steve Reed, left, holds the leash of his golden retriever, Lita, named after musician Lita Ford, as the pair attend Willmar’s Dog Park Day on Wednesday in Lions Park. (Jacob Belgum/Tribune)
Dog lovers celebrate Dog Park Day in Willmar, develop ideas
July 16, 2015 - 12:34am
April 6, 2015
TRIBUNE/Carolyn Lange 
The Darrell and Charlotte DeLong farm by New London was purchased in December by the Minnesota Parks and Trails Council, which will eventually sell it to Sibley State Park. The property is nearly a quarter-section and abuts existing park land.
Farm purchased by grassroots organization eventually will be sold to Sibley State Park
April 6, 2015 - 12:08am
February 23, 2015
Area lawmakers vie for trails bills to protect towns
February 23, 2015 - 11:57pm
February 16, 2015
Willmar City Council to discuss parks plan tonight
February 16, 2015 - 11:19pm