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June 25, 2017
County OKs land purchase to expand Games Lake park
WILLMAR—A divided Kandiyohi County Board voted 3-2 last week in favor of purchasing additional land to enlarge Games Lake County Park....
June 25, 2017 - 8:48pm
May 22, 2017
Renville County closes two parks due to flooding
OLIVIA — Renville County residents will find park closures because of flooding. Anderson Lake County Park in rural Franklin and Mack Lake...
May 22, 2017 - 6:28pm
May 14, 2017
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
While anglers undoubtedly remember fishing openers past marked by snow, sleet and freezing temperatures, they will fondly recall Saturday for just the opposite reasons. Sun-dappled waters and mid-summer temperatures greeted anglers who shoved off for Minnesota's 2017 opener on area...
May 14, 2017 - 10:18pm
May 5, 2017
After 'kid-napping' from Mounds Park, officers find goat unharmed
ST. PAUL — St. Paul police were on the case of a "kid"-napping early Friday, May 5, after recovering a goat that was briefly stolen from Indian...
May 5, 2017 - 7:23pm
March 31, 2017
Kandiyohi County seeks grant for possible expansion of Games Lake park
WILLMAR — Kandiyohi County will seek state grant money for a potential expansion of Games Lake County Park. Application to the outdoor...
March 31, 2017 - 7:01am
March 7, 2017
Letter: City has many priorities
I hear that the Willmar City Auditorium is in need of renovation. Many people consider that a landmark, and they may be anxious to get this...
March 7, 2017 - 9:55pm
March 1, 2017
Letter: City parks plan doesn't need a pool
I do agree with the Willmar City Council that we need to continue the upkeep and improvement of our city parks. In regard to Rice Park, I do...
March 1, 2017 - 12:22pm
February 6, 2017
Canada reintroduces bison to its oldest national park
CALGARY, Alberta—Rangers have successfully reintroduced a herd of plains bison to Canada's oldest national park, officials said on Monday,...
February 6, 2017 - 4:09pm
January 4, 2017
Registration opens Saturday for Kandiyohi County parks, including online option
WILLMAR — If you covet a week in July for your annual camping trip to one of the Kandiyohi County parks, get your laptop ready. Reservations...
January 4, 2017 - 11:34pm
November 16, 2016
Future of Rice Park project in Willmar is uncertain
WILLMAR — Whether updates at Rice Park will go forward is now in question as the Willmar City Council voted Tuesday to reject all bids...
November 16, 2016 - 10:14pm
October 28, 2016
Roger Klinghagen letter: Willmar could use RV park
Looking at the Willmar plans for the Robbins Island playground, I would like the city to consider an RV park in the plan. Not a lot of spaces...
October 28, 2016 - 1:56pm
October 25, 2016
Renville County parks to close to motor vehicles in winter
OLIVIA — Renville County will close the gates Monday at its county parks. The parks are closed to motor vehicles through the winter season, but they remain open for visitors. The Renville County parks department reminds park users that day use activities are allowed through...
October 25, 2016 - 8:37pm
September 14, 2016
Robbins Island regional designation possible this month
WILLMAR -- Things are looking up for Robbins Island, as there is a possibility the state will designate it a regional park in the next few weeks....
September 14, 2016 - 11:50pm
August 2, 2016
Letter: New playground equipment is needed
I finally understand why there's a push to update the playground equipment at Robbins Island Park. I took a good look at what's there, and there's not very much. One of the swing sets looks like it's left over from my era. It might still be sturdy enough for kids, but for how much...
August 2, 2016 - 1:30am
July 15, 2016
State parks’ online reservation system a welcome change for some
BUFFALO RIVER STATE PARK -- Sitting around a slightly smoking campfire, with an early July breeze rustling trees overhead, Dan Hilgert and Ryan...
July 15, 2016 - 12:00am