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February 27, 2017
Willmar council OKs rebidding Rice Park project, drafting plans for Miller Park tennis courts
WILLMAR — Projects for Rice Park and Miller Park will be moving forward after the Willmar City Council voted 6-1 to rebid the project at...
February 27, 2017 - 5:23am
February 18, 2017
After 30 years parks are in need of an upgrade
WILLMAR — The 37 parks that make up the Willmar parks system provide ample opportunities for outdoor activities, ranging from swimming...
February 18, 2017 - 6:49am
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
November 8, 2016
Willmar council faces decision after Rice Park bids come in over budget
WILLMAR — The bids for the Rice Park project were opened Oct. 25 and the numbers presented were not what the city had hoped. All the bids...
November 8, 2016 - 4:08am
June 9, 2016
Music in the Park begins another season of performances
Music in the Park began Wednesday evening at Rice Park in Willmar with 11-year-old singer/composer Ava Hanson of New London and the Prairie Winds...
June 9, 2016 - 7:42am
April 5, 2016
Rice Park project moves forward
WILLMAR — The design of the Rice Park improvement project will begin after a professional services contract with SRF Consulting Group was approved Monday night by the Willmar City Council. “We believe we’ve put together a professional service team which gives us the best services...
April 5, 2016 - 10:35pm
March 23, 2016
Council members have concerns about the Rice Park professional service agreement
WILLMAR — Development and design of the Rice Park rehabilitation project is on hold while Willmar City Council members seek more information....
March 23, 2016 - 11:50pm
March 17, 2016
Willmar's Rice Park requests concern committee
WILLMAR — A possible contract with SRF Consulting Group for construction management services for a project in Willmar’s Rice Park brought out concerns from a Willmar City Council member. Councilman Steve Ahmann, a member of the council’s Public Works and Safety Committee, said...
March 17, 2016 - 7:21pm
Rice Park updates move forward
WILLMAR — The youngest visitors to Rice Park could have a new place to keep cool in summer, as the Willmar City Council approved a resolution Tuesday to use the $706,000 parks allocation in the 2016 capital improvement program to go towards Rice Park in a 5-0 vote. The park upgrades...
February 17, 2016 - 7:16am
February 14, 2016
Willmar City Council to discuss park projects Tuesday
WILLMAR — The Willmar City Council will meet in regular session Tuesday due to the Presidents Day holiday next week. The council will discuss...
February 14, 2016 - 10:25pm
February 11, 2016
U.S. Bank and Minnesota Vikings grant could help with Rice Park project
WILLMAR — The city of Willmar hopes to team up with U.S. Bank and the Minnesota Vikings to bring some much needed updates to Rice Park. The Willmar Finance Committee recommended the City Council approve a $50,000 grant application to the U.S. Bank Place to Play program, to assist...
February 11, 2016 - 11:14pm
October 1, 2015
Willmar backs playground rehab
WILLMAR — The Willmar City Council’s Public Works/Safety Committee has given preliminary approval to apply for a grant to replace unsafe...
October 1, 2015 - 11:30pm
June 25, 2015
Video: Music in the Park
Music in the Park at Willmar Fests features West Central Singers and Prairie Winds Concert Band. Fest 2015 Royalty and 2016 Queen Candidates...
June 25, 2015 - 8:49am
June 18, 2013
Rice Park wading pool in Willmar, Minn., closes for good
WILLMAR -- For at least two generations of Willmar youngsters, the Rice Park wading pool has been a favorite place for splashing around on hot summer days. But the knell has finally sounded for the aging pool, which closed for good this month. "The useful life of it has expired,"...
June 18, 2013 - 11:34pm