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The Orange Field at Swansson Field will now be known as Elsie Klemmetson Memorial Field, in honor of the Willmar baseball coach of over 50 years.
A fitting honor for a Willmar All-Star
29 min 58 sec ago
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John Trousdale, No. 14 of the Willmar Stingers, rounds the bases during a June 13 game versus Eau Claire, Wis. The Willmar Stingers Northwoods team plays at Baker Field in southwest Willmar, where new LED lights will be installed this fall.
Turning the lights up at Baker Field in Willmar
48 min 33 sec ago
June 24, 2018
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Senior Ambassador Audrey Buzzeo, from left, Junior Princess Annelyse Scott, International Princess Ashley Olson, Queen of Festivals Jenna Jagow, Aqua Princess Mary Carlson and Junior Prince Dante Ramirez sit on the edge of the Willmar Fests float Saturday morning, waiting for the Grande Day Parade to begin. The royalty group would ride the float one last time before the end of their reigns. play button
Fun for all: Willmar Fests weekend 2018
12 hours 9 min ago
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International Princess Staci Banks, from left, Queen of Festivals Leslie Alvarez, and Aqua Princess Carly Hulstein pose for a photo after their crowning during the Willmar Fests Ambassador Coronation Saturday afternoon at the WEAC Auditorium. The three newly crowned royalty will represent Willmar at community festivals across the region throughout the coming year.
Her Royal Highness: Willmar Fests crowns royalty
12 hours 14 min ago
June 23, 2018
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Casey Bluestone of Redwood Falls tries his luck fishing from the floating dock Tuesday at Rau Memorial Park on Foot Lake. Foot and Willmar Lakes hold game fish including walleye, northern pike,  black crappies and perch.
Residents seek to revive Willmar/Foot Lakes Association
June 23, 2018 - 7:34pm
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City hall input meeting set Tuesday in Willmar
June 23, 2018 - 12:50pm
Willmar School Board to meet Monday
June 23, 2018 - 11:51am
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Stub streets again removed from Willmar construction list
June 23, 2018 - 9:47am
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A Kaffe Fest/Willmar Fests exhibit by the Kandiyohi County Historical Society, including photos and memorabilia, is on display at the North American State Bank in Willmar through June 30.
Kaffe Fest exhibit runs through June
June 23, 2018 - 9:14am
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Kylie Nelson, 6, right, swings at Gesch Park in southeast Willmar in this 2016 file photo as Benjamin Johnson, 7, waits his turn. The Willmar City Council has OK'd hiring two new positions, including a project manager who will provide administration of all park maintenance and activities.
Willmar lays groundwork for return of recreation department
June 23, 2018 - 8:48am
June 22, 2018
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About 25 people, including farmers, representatives from power cooperatives and Kandiyohi County Commissioners, watch a video Thursday morning in Willmar of Sen. Amy Klobuchar. Her staff conducted meetings in several locations in Minnesota, including Willmar, to discuss the Senate's proposed farm bill.
Input on Senate farm bill heard at Willmar meeting
June 22, 2018 - 8:23am
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Darlene Schroeder, left, and Deq Mohamed play drums in a drumming circle offered Thursday evening by Community Rhythms during the Willmar Jaycees Block Party.
Drumming to build community: Drum circle offered at Willmar Fests Block Party
June 22, 2018 - 7:12am
June 21, 2018
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Willmar Fests Junior Princess Harper Wilson, left, Junior Prince Oscar Lopez, International Princess Ashley Olson, Queen of Festivals Jenna Jagow, Aqua Princess Mary Carlson, former Junior Princess Annelyse Scott and former Junior Prince Dante Ramirez pose for a photo after the coronation Thursday evening at the Willmar Jaycees Block Party.
Block Party fun during Willmar Fests
June 21, 2018 - 10:25pm
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Willmar Fests candidates Leslie Alvarez, left, and Staci Banks, right, jump through hula hoops with the help of lifeguard Jen Harasyn while doing the obstacle course at the Queen’s Splash event Wednesday at the Dorothy Olson Aquatic Center in Willmar.
Queen's Splash kicks off Willmar Fests
June 21, 2018 - 8:58am
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Luis Bueso, 10, left, Angel Rivera, 12, and Diego Alvarado, 11, sit under a water structure Wednesday evening at the new splash pad during the Rice Park grand opening in Willmar.
Splish splash at Rice Park: Willmar celebrates grand opening of refurbished park
June 21, 2018 - 6:18am