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August 9, 2012
The beach at Robbins Island remains closed Wednesday. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Water quality issues lead to closing of Robbins Island swimming beach in WIllmar, Minn.
August 9, 2012 - 12:00am
August 8, 2012
Water conditions trigger closing of Robbins Island swimming beach
August 8, 2012 - 11:52am
April 6, 2011
Chuck and Shelly Vilven of Spicer enjoy a lunch break Tuesday in the sun as they sit at a picnic table outside of the Endreson Shelter at Robbins Island in Willmar. Eating outdoors will be a possibiltiy today and Thursday, according to the National Weather Service. It will be partly sunny today with a high near 55. There will be a 20 percent chance of rain, but not until after 1 p.m. Thursday. In the morning it will be mostly sunny, with a high near 54. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Picnic weather
April 6, 2011 - 12:00am
January 10, 2011
Daniel Farrell, 12, of the Maplewood Boy Scouts, uses a frozen plastic bottle as a ball to play a round of ice bowling during the regional jamboree Saturday at Robbins Island in Willmar. Scouts also took part in campfire building, skating and snow-shoeing during the day of winter activities. Tribune photoby Ron Adams
Ice bowling
January 10, 2011 - 12:00am
September 24, 2010
Willmar to host Disc Golf Tournament
September 24, 2010 - 12:00am
June 17, 2010
Emily Lorenzen, a naturalist from Minn Aqua, left, helps Ridgley Hulstein, 6, of Willmar, as he ties a fishing hook to a line Wednesday during a fishing camp at Robbins Island in Willmar. The camp was sponsored by Willmar Community Education and Recreation Department and the state of Minnesota. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
A budding fisherman
June 17, 2010 - 12:00am
June 7, 2010
Mindi Anderson plays the nine-hole disc golf course Sunday with her father, Clarke Kraal of Willmar, not pictured, at Robbins Island in Willmar. Anderson was in town visiting family. She resides in Maine. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Time for a quick nine
June 7, 2010 - 12:00am
May 21, 2010
Runners lead the pack Thursday during the 5K Mental Health Awareness Walk at Robbins Island in Willmar. Several hundred participants took part in the second annual walk, designed to draw awareness to mental illness and those affected by it. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Raising awareness
May 21, 2010 - 12:00am
April 23, 2010
Peggy Karsten of Willmar sings during the Sierra Club's Earth Day observation Thursday during at the Guri Endreson shelter on Robbins Island. The group shared food during a potluck and took a hike on the park's nature trails. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Earth Day
April 23, 2010 - 12:00am
March 26, 2010
David Peterson of Svea picks up litter Thursday as he walks at Robbins Island in Willmar. Peterson noticed all the litter, which accumulated in the snow at the park during winter. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Spring clean
March 26, 2010 - 12:00am
January 29, 2010
Letter: Gifts that made a difference
January 29, 2010 - 12:00am
September 12, 2009
Sarah Sagedal of Willmar shares a moment Friday with horses Cindy and Sandy during the fall celebration for ARC of Kandiyohi County at Robbins Island Park in Willmar. The horses are owned by Fred Zwart. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Sturdy steeds
September 12, 2009 - 12:00am
September 9, 2009
Jake Haverly, left, and James Vogelpohl of Double J Masonry work Tuesday on an expansion at the Angel of Hope memorial near Robbins Island in Willmar. They began work Friday by placing below grade and laying the blocks. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
Adding on
September 9, 2009 - 12:00am
August 22, 2009
Cory Netland sends a secchi disk into the waters of Long Lake to measure water clarity. The Hawk Creek Watershed Project is collecting water samples from a number of Willmar area lakes. The data will be analyzed and used to determine how best to improve the lakes. Submitted photo
Assessments of Willmar area lakes to be done this year
August 22, 2009 - 12:00am
August 5, 2009
Josh Larcom, left, pries open a car door with the jaws of life as Aaron Nelson uses a Saw-zall to cut through the vehicle's roof Tuesday during a demonstration at Robbins Island in Willmar. Larcom, Nelson and other members of Kandiyohi County Rescue demonstrated some of the techniques they use to extract someone from a wrecked car as part of the Willmar Police Department's National Night Out. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
Rescue 101
August 5, 2009 - 12:00am