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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
November 20, 2014
Improvements at Kandiyohi County parks eyed for 2015
November 20, 2014 - 7:48am
September 8, 2014
Robbins Island hosts many activities, such as a citizen run. Here runners climb the walking trail through the park after departing the Flags of Honor at the 15th annual Memorial Day/Law Day 5k in May. (Tribune file photo)
Consultants to present concept for Willmar’s regional parks
September 8, 2014 - 11:32pm
September 4, 2014
Kandiyohi County Board to tour parks and roads Monday
September 4, 2014 - 10:06pm
July 24, 2014
Sessions slated Tuesday to gather feedback for Willmar parks plan
July 24, 2014 - 11:28pm
July 21, 2014
Some parks remain closed in Renville County
July 21, 2014 - 11:18pm
July 11, 2014
Renville County updates list of park closings, other restrictions due to flooding
July 11, 2014 - 11:25pm