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Willmar City Council

October 15, 2018
File photo / Tribune  The massive holiday light display, Celebrate the Light of the World, will begin to take shape at Robbins Island over the next several weeks. Willmar Fests took over the display from the Koosman family earlier this year and plans to have it open for visitors starting Thanksgiving night.
Holiday light display preparations slated for coming weekends at Willmar's Robbins Island
October 15, 2018 - 10:12pm
October 13, 2018
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Willmar City Council to meet Monday
October 13, 2018 - 3:14pm
October 8, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

The Willmar City Council is discussing potential changes for the Willmar Community Center if the local option sales tax is approved by voters. The sales tax would provide $2 million toward improvements – whether to repair or replace would be the question.
Willmar council debates repair or replace for Community Center
October 8, 2018 - 8:17pm
October 4, 2018
Council Ward 2 candidates want to give more to Willmar
October 4, 2018 - 6:10am
October 1, 2018
Developer proposes $28M housing project in NW Willmar
October 1, 2018 - 10:34pm
September 30, 2018
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Willmar City Council meets Monday
September 30, 2018 - 2:07pm
September 26, 2018
Erica Dischino / TribuneChristina Nelson, a web programmer and developer, answers a question during the 2018 League of Women Voters Willmar City Council Candidate Forum Tuesday at the Willmar Municipal Utilities building in Willmar. Nelson is running for the seat in Ward 2.
Willmar Ward 2 candidates want to serve their city
September 26, 2018 - 2:05pm
September 20, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Willmar Police Officer James Venenga, who serves as a school resource officer, teaches a D.A.R.E. class at Kennedy Elementary School. The department is seeking to add another officer in order to fully staff the school resource officer positions in the Willmar Public Schools.
Willmar PD seeks hiring increase in 2019
September 20, 2018 - 8:02pm
September 17, 2018
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Willmar City Council OKs preliminary tax levy
September 17, 2018 - 10:28pm
September 12, 2018
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Some members of the Willmar City Council want to bring back the former meeting structure: separate committees of the council meeting regularly and forwarding action items to the full council. Currently, there are no committees and the full council meets in a work session for discussion items.
Willmar council debates viability of work sessions
September 12, 2018 - 5:32am
September 7, 2018
Shelby Lindrud / Tribune
The air quality testing would be the first such testing done in the Wilmar City Offices.
Air quality to be tested at Willmar City Offices
September 7, 2018 - 10:17pm
Shelby Lindrud / Tribune

The city of Willmar has a healthy reserve fund, according to its 2017 audit. The City Council has begun to spend down some of those reserves.
Willmar audit shows a healthy reserve fund
September 7, 2018 - 5:50am
September 4, 2018
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Construction on First Street South in Willmar is shown in this August 2017 file photo. The mayor's proposed 2019 budget announced Tuesday includes $3.8 million in bonding for city street projects.
Willmar Mayor Calvin proposes 5 percent levy increase for 2019
September 4, 2018 - 10:40pm
August 23, 2018
15th Street Flats expected to break ground next month
August 23, 2018 - 11:41pm
Shelby Lindrud / TribuneThe Willmar City Council work sessions and regular meeting are now broadcast live on WRAC and streaming live on the city's website.
Live from Willmar! Council meetings again live on WRAC
August 23, 2018 - 7:32am