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Mills drops request for election recount in 8th District race
Separation anxiety: Trump's management style poses challenges in Oval Office
U.S. payrolls rise solidly; jobless rate falls to nine-year low
EMT Willmar ambulance hosts 10th annual toy drive
Mills drops request for recount in 8th District race
Dragons win first of two on northern road trip
Slagter scores 31 in Cards' tournament win
Aggressive D key to Cardinals' victory
Sartell/Sauk Rapids blanks Willmar
Gophers look to toughen up after first loss
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Read Live it! December-January issue
Knowing personalized risk for diabetes may not change lifestyles
Around our region published Nov. 30
Willmar Senior High announces first-term honor roll
Obama's latest shrug of the shoulders
Helen W. Olson
Evelyn R. Yanish
Todd D. Johnson
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Treat all ladies with respect
Minnesota Opinion: Free Vikes-tix perk 'looks bad' for all
Estrich commentary: Living in the Trump twilight
Editorial: Time for two school sides to find agreement
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
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