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August 8, 2017
Willmar council OKs more Rice Park improvements, work on Miller Park tennis courts
WILLMAR — Rice Park will have its shade structures and concrete seat walls after all, as the Willmar City Council approved five alternates...
August 8, 2017 - 6:37am
July 14, 2017
Transformation of Willmar's Rice Park begins
WILLMAR — Currently, Rice Park looks more like a big sand box than a feature park, but give it a few weeks and people will really start...
July 14, 2017 - 6:35am
July 1, 2017
Construction next week to affect Willmar traffic
WILLMAR — Drivers in Willmar will need to be aware of road and park construction projects across the city which will affect some traffic...
July 1, 2017 - 12:36pm
May 23, 2017
Letter: Welcome the new splash pad
I see the city of Willmar will soon replace the old wading pool at Rice Park with a splash pad. The pool had been closed for the last five years...
May 23, 2017 - 2:14am
May 2, 2017
Rice Park to get its splash pad
WILLMAR — The wading pool at Rice Park has been empty for nearly five years, and the Willmar City Council voted Monday to replace it with...
May 2, 2017 - 6:46am
April 4, 2017
Contract awarded for destination playground surface
WILLMAR — Work on Willmar's destination playground is entering its home stretch. The Willmar City Council approved a playground surfacing...
April 4, 2017 - 10:10am
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