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February 18, 2017
Briana Sanchez / Tribune file photo

People use different areas of Rice Park in southwest Willmar in this Nov. 3 file photo. A project approved last year was not completed when bids came in over budget. It is hoped the project to build a splash pad and shelter in the park may be rebid this year.
After 30 years parks are in need of an upgrade
23 hours 36 min ago
Letter: A hero on an icy lake
February 18, 2017 - 12:00am
February 17, 2017
Willmar WarHawk forward Kyle Wendorf tries to sneak a shot past a North Iowa defender in the first period of Friday's 4-3 overtime win. Jake Schultz / Tribune
Junior Hockey: WarHawks upset North Iowa
February 17, 2017 - 11:37pm
Letter: A celebration of community
February 17, 2017 - 10:39pm
Businessman taking notes and planning in a meeting
Letter: Big problems in Trump presidency
February 17, 2017 - 8:34pm
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Teren Novotny, from left, Sandi Treml and Irene Wallin attend the Willmar 8 exhibit Thursday at The Barn Theatre in downtown Willmar. Novotny, Treml, Sylvia Koll and Wallin, four of the original eight, attended a reception in their honor. The exhibit is a partnership with The Barn Theatre and the Kandiyohi Historical Society. 2017 marks the 40th anniversary of the strike protesting unequal pay. The exhibit coincides with The Barn's production "9 to 5: The Musical."
The Willmar 8
February 17, 2017 - 8:32am
Briana Sanchez / Tribune

Willmar City Administrator finalist Isaac "Ike" Holland, and the City Council's unanimous choice for the position, speaks to council members Thursday at Willmar City Offices. If Holland accepts the position, a contract will be negotiated.
Willmar City Council chooses Mo. city administrator
February 17, 2017 - 5:18am
Willmar board takes another step toward settling teacher contract
February 17, 2017 - 4:44am
February 16, 2017
Curt Hogg / Tribune Cayle Hovland, Willmar, passes to a teammate on the fast break during the first half on Thursday night against Marshall. play button
Girls Basketball: Cardinals take down Tigers for sixth straight win
February 16, 2017 - 11:45pm
Briana Sanchez / Tribune

Ike Holland, Willmar City Administrator, presents his topic to council members Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, at Willmar City Offices. Each city admin candidate was asked to do a 10 minute presentation about a city topic.
Willmar City Council picks Isaac Holland as new city administrator
February 16, 2017 - 4:20pm
Briana Sanchez / Tribune
"9 to 5: The Musical" runs through Feb. 26 at The Barn Theatre in downtown Willmar.
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
February 16, 2017 - 7:36am
February 15, 2017
Crews work Wednesday on the first story and he second story of the newly named Lakeland Elementary School in southeast Willmar. After some delays, construction managers will try to phase the remaining work so that the classroom wing of the school on Lakeland Avenue can open on time in August.  (Briana Sanchez / Tribune)
Willmar students help decide name of new school: Lakeland Elementary
February 15, 2017 - 10:01pm
Duluth man charged with Willmar assault
February 15, 2017 - 6:51am
February 14, 2017
Tribune file photo

Willmar Municipal Utilities schedules the city's power needs by the hour, to make sure the load can be met. Electricity comes from local sources, such as the power plant shown above, the wind turbines on the edge of Willmar, or from power contracts and the marketplace.
Scheduled to the hour: Willmar works to meet its electrical demand
February 14, 2017 - 9:09pm
Load restrictions take effect Friday
February 14, 2017 - 12:00pm