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Willmar Civic Center

March 31, 2018
Shelby Lindrud / Tribune
Members of the public along with Willmar city staff and council members attended a public meeting on the Willmar Civic Center Master plan Tuesday, to share their ideas, comments and concerns about the facility.
Envisioning the best Civic Center
March 31, 2018 - 7:07am
February 8, 2018
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The Glacial Ridge Curling Club's effort to build a $2.24 million dedicated curling facility near the Willmar Civic Center cleared a hurdle this week when the Willmar City Council gave permission for the city administrator and attorney to prepare a lease agreement. The club plans to build the facility, and the city will own it and lease it back.
Dream of new Willmar curling facility one step closer
February 8, 2018 - 9:15pm
January 31, 2018
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The Glacial Ridge Curling Club is hoping to partner with the city of Willmar to build a stand-alone curling facility near the Willmar Civic Center. A dedicated curling venue would mean more ice time for curlers and more opportunities to bring large-scale curling events to Willmar.
Glacial Ridge Curling Club seeks green light for new ice
January 31, 2018 - 10:03pm
January 10, 2018
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The Willmar City Council next week will consider options for replacing the ice refrigeration system at the Willmar Civic Center. Public Works Director Sean Christensen is recommending a $3.3 million project which would include system capability for three ice sheets along with indoor space for the Zamboni.
Willmar Civic Center ice for three? Refrigeration system with capacity for expansion is recommended
January 10, 2018 - 7:26am
October 16, 2017
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Neila Duchene makes sure her daughter, 2-year-old Anna Duchene, keeps warm at the Diamond Edge Figure Skating Club “Great to Skate” Open House Sunday at the Willmar Civic Center.
'Great to Skate' open house Sunday in Willmar
October 16, 2017 - 10:43am
October 3, 2017
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Kevin Madsen prepares the ice for the Glacial Ridge Curling Club in this March 10 file photo at the Civic Center.
Willmar approves replacement of Civic Center refrigeration system
October 3, 2017 - 5:48am
September 24, 2017
Shelby Lindrud / Tribune
The Willmar City Council has approved completing the master plan for the Willmar Civic Center facility master plan. The council also approved seal coating the center parking lot.
Civic Center master plan to be completed
September 24, 2017 - 9:54pm
September 15, 2017
Willmar WarHawks forward Jordan Cooper skates with the puck into the offensive zone in Thursday's practice at the Willmar Civic Center. Jake Schultz / Tribune
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September 9, 2017 - 10:45am
September 8, 2017
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The Willmar City Council is considering completion of a master plan for the Civic Center. One of the possible improvements discussed has been a dedicated curling facility.
Willmar Civic Center master plan back on the table
September 8, 2017 - 7:01am
Curt Hogg / Tribune file photo

The Willmar WarHawks host the Alexandria Blizzard at the Willmar Civic Center in this January file photo. A new sound system approved by the Willmar City Council should help fans of the junior hockey team follow the action, and the team has agreed to front the $45,000 cost of the system while the city decides from where to reallocate funds.
Willmar Civic Center to get an audio upgrade
September 8, 2017 - 6:32am
April 19, 2017
RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNELife Connections 2016 at Civic Center on Friday.
Life Connections opens Thursday evening, continues Friday
April 19, 2017 - 10:38pm
Rand Middleton / Tribune file photo

The West Central Tribune's annual Life Connections event, shown here in 2016, opens Thursday night at the Willmar Civic Center and continues all day Friday. This is the first year the event takes place over two days.
Life Connections opens Thursday evening, continues Friday
April 19, 2017 - 9:46pm
March 15, 2017
Curlers seek own ice in Kandiyohi County
March 15, 2017 - 10:41pm
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Tough night on ice
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