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May 2, 2018
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Julia Lindquist, 12, wipes down playground equipment during the Friends of Robbins Island Clean-Up event at Robbins Island park Tuesday evening in Willmar.
Robbins Island Clean Up
May 2, 2018 - 9:45pm
April 4, 2017
Submitted  An artist's rendition shows how Willmar's completed destination park will look like.
Contract awarded for destination playground surface
April 4, 2017 - 10:10am
June 17, 2016
A group of people in Willmar hopes to build a destination playground at Robbins Island Park in Willmar that is similar to Wildcat Cove on Green Lake in Spicer, shown here. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
Willmar City Council to discuss destination playground Monday
June 17, 2016 - 9:10pm
June 5, 2016
A group of people in Willmar hopes to build a destination playground at Robbins Island Park in Willmar that is similar to Wildcat Cove on Green Lake in Spicer, shown here. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
Willmar group wants to build a destination playground on Robbins Island
June 5, 2016 - 11:39pm
October 6, 2015
Council OKs playground equipment grant application
October 6, 2015 - 10:00pm
June 14, 2015
Volunteers assemble new playground equipment Saturday at Centennial Park in Atwater. Over 35 volunteers worked three hours under the direction of Steve Mead, a certified installer from Minnesota/Wisconsin Playground. The playground was made possible through donations from the Willmar Community Foundation, City of Atwater, Atwater Lions, Active Acres 4-H Club, and Gametime Equipment. The equipment is expected to be ready for kids by Thursday. (Rand Middleton | Tribune)
Atwater’s new playground
June 14, 2015 - 11:32pm
March 31, 2015
Heather Moyer spots her daughter Julia, 5, on the monkey bars Tuesday at Bria’s Playground in Willmar’s northwest side. (TRIBUNE/Gary Miller)
Playground weather
March 31, 2015 - 11:34pm
March 8, 2014
Bennett Rodelius, 3, scales the climbing wall, part of the indoor playground at the Assembly of God Kidsworld in Willmar, Minn. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
AG Church opens Kidsworld to public in Willmar, Minn.
March 8, 2014 - 8:09am
April 30, 2013
Litchfield volunteers to start playground work on Lake Ripley beach, volunteers welcome
April 30, 2013 - 2:25pm
January 8, 2011
Paige Jansons, 10, from left, Laura Bolin, 9, and Joely Palmer, 9, enjoy their recess time Wednesday playing on the snow mound at Kennedy Elementary School in Willmar. While most of the children have no problem staying warm, the adult supervisors must make preparations for their stint in the cold. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
Queens of the cold
January 8, 2011 - 8:00am
November 20, 2010
Alan Mangen, 11, from left, Valerie Zehaya, 10, Annie Schaefbauer, 10, and Brielle Thorpe, 11, all fifth-graders at Kennedy Elementary School, help unpack the new swings being installed Friday at the school. The equipment was donated to the school by the Affiliated Community Medical Centers in memory of Noah Mellema who died this summer and would have been in fifth grade this year. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
New playground equipment in memory of Noah Mellema
November 20, 2010 - 12:00am
May 27, 2010
The NLS School Board has accepted a bid of $13,789 from Oak Ridge Construction of New London to demolish the existing playground at Prairie Woods Elementary, seen above in this April 26 photo. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
NLS board delays action on middle school classes, awards bid for demo of Prairie Woods playground
May 27, 2010 - 12:00am
May 11, 2010
NLS board hears proposal for middle school classes
May 11, 2010 - 12:00am
April 27, 2010
The New London-Spicer School Board on Monday approved accepting bids to demolish the playground apparatus at Prairie Woods Elementary School. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
NLS calling for bids to demo playground
April 27, 2010 - 12:00am
April 1, 2010
Jaycees Park in northeast Willmar was all the rage Wednesday for Tucker Fredeen, 3, of Willmar, as he spent the afternoon hanging out with his mom, Ashley Zieske. First he took to the monkey bars with a little assistance from mom and then it was off for a spin on the new merry-go-round.
Tribune photos by Ron Adams
Monkeying around
April 1, 2010 - 12:00am