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May 22, 2017
Map courtesy Renville County
Renville County closes two parks due to flooding
May 22, 2017 - 6:28pm
May 14, 2017
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
May 14, 2017 - 10:18pm
May 5, 2017
Thirty hungry goats are released along the bluff edge at Indian Mounds Regional Park in Saint Paul to kick off the city’s first-ever effort to reduce the spread of invasive species using goats, Tuesday, May 2, 2017. Scott Takushi \ St. Paul Pioneer Press
After 'kid-napping' from Mounds Park, officers find goat unharmed
May 5, 2017 - 7:23pm
March 31, 2017
Briana Sanchez / Tribune

Kandiyohi County will apply this week for $150,000 in state grant money for a potential expansion of Games Lake County Park. The 4.3 acres of land could be developed with walking trails or other enhancements, but those decisions will come later if the land is purchased.
Kandiyohi County seeks grant for possible expansion of Games Lake park
March 31, 2017 - 7:01am
March 7, 2017
Letter: City has many priorities
March 7, 2017 - 9:55pm
March 1, 2017
Letter: City parks plan doesn't need a pool
March 1, 2017 - 12:22pm
February 6, 2017
Wild bison destined for Banff National Park are prepared for loading and travel at Elk Island National Park’s bison handling facility in Alberta, Canada in this January 31 handout photo.    Johane Janelle/Parks Canada/Handout via REUTERS
Canada reintroduces bison to its oldest national park
February 6, 2017 - 4:09pm
January 4, 2017
The water slide at Games Lake County Park is a perfect place play on a warm afternoon, as shown in this file photo. Campers interested in Games Lake or any of the other Kandiyohi County park campgrounds may make reservations online starting Saturday.

Rand Middleton / Tribune file photo
Registration opens Saturday for Kandiyohi County parks, including online option
January 4, 2017 - 11:34pm
November 16, 2016
People enjoy different areas of Rice Park Thursday evening in Willmar. The City Council must decide what to do about higher-than-expected bids for an extensive rehabilitation project at the popular park.

Briana Sanchez / Tribune
Future of Rice Park project in Willmar is uncertain
November 16, 2016 - 10:14pm
October 28, 2016
Roger Klinghagen letter: Willmar could use RV park
October 28, 2016 - 1:56pm
October 25, 2016
Renville County parks to close to motor vehicles in winter
October 25, 2016 - 8:37pm
September 14, 2016
The Willmar Community Education and Recreation Department is seeking council approval to apply for Legacy grant funds for major projects at Robbins Island Park. Adding a four-season shelter and creating a interpretive wetland boardwalk are among the proposals. (Briana Sanchez / Tribune)
Robbins Island regional designation possible this month
September 14, 2016 - 11:50pm
August 2, 2016
Letter: New playground equipment is needed
August 2, 2016 - 1:30am
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