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May 18, 2016
Benson School Board Member Bill McGeary, right, and Maintenance Supervisor Robert Neuman look over the area below the indoor swimming pool floor Monday during a tour of the pool. School board members voted five-to-two to close the indoor pool at the end of the school year and determine a new use for the area. (TOM CHERVENY | TRIBUNE)
Benson Schools to close indoor pool
May 18, 2016 - 11:26pm
March 24, 2016
Laura Jensen uses a swimmer’s noodle during water aerobics class Thursday in the Club Bethesda pool at Pleasant View in Willmar. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)play button
Arthritis tolerates water aerobics
March 24, 2016 - 11:12pm
August 12, 2015
Children play Wednesday in the zero-depth area of the Dorothy Olson Aquatic Center in Willmar. (GARY MILLER | TRIBUNE)
City panel backs pool project
August 12, 2015 - 11:13pm
July 14, 2015
Pearl Cordes, 1, of Atwater, cools down Tuesday in the wading pool at the Dorothy Olson Aquatic Center in Willmar. The daughter of Justin and Jaclyn Cordes seemed to be enjoying the water too much to notice that the temperature was in the mid-80s, according to the National Weather Service. (GARY MILLER | TRIBUNE)
Keeping cool at the wading pool
July 14, 2015 - 11:00pm
Pearl Cordes, 1, of Atwater, cools down Tuesday in the wading pool at the Dorothy Olson Aquatic Center in Willmar. The daughter of Justin and Jaclyn Cordes seemed to be enjoying the water too much to notice that the temperature was in the mid-80s, according to the National Weather Service. (GARY MILLER | TRIBUNE)
Keeping cool at the wading pool
July 14, 2015 - 11:00pm
July 21, 2014
The Dorothy Olson Aquatic Center will mark its 10th anniversary with a special program Wednesday to honor the late Dorothy Olson, whose financial gift a decade ago made the aquatic center possible. The aquatic center opened July 13, 2004, and the grand opening was held six days later. (Tribune photo by Rand Middleton)
Dorothy Olson Aquatic Center to celebrate 10-year anniversary
July 21, 2014 - 11:29pm
March 2, 2014
Boy pulled from St. Louis Park school pool dies
March 2, 2014 - 9:13am
June 18, 2013
Rice Park wading pool in Willmar, Minn., closes for good
June 18, 2013 - 11:34pm
June 8, 2013
Aquatic Center to open today in Willmar, Minn.
June 8, 2013 - 8:00am
July 24, 2012
Willmar, Minn., city worker overcome by fumes when cleaning wading pool
July 24, 2012 - 3:12pm
April 21, 2012
Siblings Luke, 8, from left, Hannah, 6, and Lilly Kate de Vries, 5. When Hannah was unconscious at the bottom of a swimming pool in Willmar last summer, her younger sister was the one who found help. (Submitted photo courtesy of Amy de Vries)
Coon Rapids, Minn., woman, Willmar, Minn., girl to be honored for saving girl's older sister
April 21, 2012 - 12:00am
October 22, 2011
Josh Dahlke, in pool, visits with Irma Arneson, center, Bonnie Kraemer, both residents of Bethesda Sunrise Village, during a pool open house Friday at the Bethesda Wellness Center. The center hosted the open house to give people a chance to see the recently completed warm-water therapy pool. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Open house features new pool
October 22, 2011 - 12:00am
August 28, 2010
Anthony Buzzeo, 23 months, of Willmar enjoys playing with the row of water spouts Friday afternoon at the Dorothy Olson Aquatic Center in Willmar. The pool's last two days of the season will be today and Sunday. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
Enjoying last days of season
August 28, 2010 - 12:00am
April 30, 2010
Pawlenty opts Minnesota out of new high-risk health pool
April 30, 2010 - 2:13pm
June 13, 2009
Wading pool to open thanks to Jaycees
June 13, 2009 - 12:00am