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February 26, 2018
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Walleye will get its due, but the state's most popular game fish will not really be the star of the 2018 Governor's Fishing Opener. The event is an opportunity to showcase all of the area's outdoor opportunities, fishing among them.
Outdoors will take center stage when Willmar Lakes Area hosts Fishing Opener
February 26, 2018 - 6:36am
October 21, 2017
Letter: Memories of Foot Lake
October 21, 2017 - 3:32pm
July 15, 2017
Shelby Lindrud / TribuneLifeguards are back on duty at Robbins Island this summer. Guards Easton Syvertson, from left, Eli Nelson, Megan Peterson and Kennedy Holwerda are specially trained to work on the lake.
Keeping swimmers safe at Robbins Island: Lifeguards return this year to Willmar beach
July 15, 2017 - 6:29am
April 29, 2017

An aerial view of the Willmar chain of lakes, including from top to bottom: Foot, Willmar, Swan and Skataas.
With big project on tap at Robbins Island, time to focus on water quality in Willmar's chain of lakes
April 29, 2017 - 6:22am
December 22, 2016
Lake aeration to begin Tuesday around Willmar
December 22, 2016 - 10:01pm
June 30, 2016
Abdullahi Maalm indicates where donations are being accepted at his downtown Willmar store to benefit the families of the two boys who drowned Tuesday in Foot Lake. Checks may be made out to and mailed to Abdilahi Omar, 222 4th Street S.W., Willmar, MN 56201. Idris Hussein, 10, and Ahmed Hashi, 11, were buried Wednesday at Fairview Cemetery. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
Alert system aided search for missing Willmar boys
June 30, 2016 - 11:09pm
February 28, 2016
Waiting their button
Vintage sleds race on warm day on Upper Foot Lake
February 28, 2016 - 8:37am
January 29, 2016
It was 34 degrees and sprinkling Friday afternoon as Lee Larson of rural Willmar sets up his distinctive four-hole fish house — a converted 1971 camper — on Foot Lake. “Nobody knows where the fish are biting. It’s slow,” he said of his search for a hot spot. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
PHOTO: Friday afternoon fishing
January 29, 2016 - 11:03pm
January 6, 2016
Gary Guenther shovels snow around the base of a portable shelter Tuesday on Foot Lake off Robbins Island. (GARY MILLER | TRIBUNE)
Thick ice beckons fishermen
January 6, 2016 - 12:01am
January 1, 2016
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Video: Dawn 2016 over Foot Lake
January 1, 2016 - 9:30am
December 10, 2015
No ice for old men, or anyone, as temperatures well above average leave weak ice Wednesday on Foot Lake and elsewhere around the state. By this time a year ago the Foot Lake ice was speckled with ice houses and vehicles. The mid-afternoon temp was a pleasant 43 degrees in Willmar. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
West central Minnesota anglers wait for ice
December 10, 2015 - 12:03am
Doug Van Hauern, of Willmar, fishes Monday afternoon on Foot Lake in Willmar near Robbins Island. Although the lake’s ice was wet, Van Hauern said the ice was about two feet deep. (TRIBUNE/Gary Miller)
Wet ice
March 10, 2015 - 12:08am
January 12, 2015
A fish house made from a semi tractor cab is seen Monday on Foot Lake near Robbins island in Willmar.  (TRIBUNE/Gary Miller)
Fish house oddity
January 12, 2015 - 11:17pm
January 1, 2015
New Year’s baby 1984
January 1, 2015 - 11:24pm
October 8, 2014
Before ice fishing comes fall fishing with its crisp days and perhaps an evening walleye bite. Lower Foot Lake in Willmar has been popular late in the day when these anglers were spotted on Wednesday, sheltered from the northwest wind.  (Tribune photo by Rand Middleton)
October 8, 2014 - 11:26pm