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September 1, 2017
Robbins Island beach is closed until further notice because of high fecal counts in the water.
Willmar beach closed because of high fecal counts
September 1, 2017 - 9:18am
August 17, 2016
Commentary: Beach burkini bingo is sad
August 17, 2016 - 7:42am
June 4, 2015
Grandpa Lenny Sandven of rural New London watches his grandchildren dash into the water Thursday at Mill Pond Beach in New London. In the foreground is Dylen Sandven of Alexandria with his cousins Braedyn and Allyson Sihlar of Glenwood. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
A Mill Pond kind of day
June 4, 2015 - 11:21pm
August 9, 2012
The beach at Robbins Island remains closed Wednesday. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Water quality issues lead to closing of Robbins Island swimming beach in WIllmar, Minn.
August 9, 2012 - 12:00am
August 8, 2012
Water conditions trigger closing of Robbins Island swimming beach
August 8, 2012 - 11:52am
May 29, 2010
Kendall Swenson, left, and Allison Mattson enjoy their fruit kabobs during the "Beach Day" celebration Friday in the kindergarten wing of Roosevelt Elementary School in Willmar. The kindergarten classes at the school could buy -- with play money -- treats from different tiki food stands as well as play beach games and do beach crafts during the event. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Roosevelt holds 'Beach Day'
May 29, 2010 - 12:00am
August 22, 2009
Cory Netland sends a secchi disk into the waters of Long Lake to measure water clarity. The Hawk Creek Watershed Project is collecting water samples from a number of Willmar area lakes. The data will be analyzed and used to determine how best to improve the lakes. Submitted photo
Assessments of Willmar area lakes to be done this year
August 22, 2009 - 12:00am
July 7, 2009
Mitchell Hoffman dunks Monday while playing basketball on the court at Saulsbury Beach in Spicer. Hoffman, who is from hastings, spends the summer at cabin in the area. He was playing one-on-one with friend, Kass Fenton, not pictured. ribune photo by Gary Miller
The air up there
July 7, 2009 - 12:00am
June 13, 2009
Hearing to refinance Kandiyohi County Health and Human Services Building is Tuesday
June 13, 2009 - 12:00am
June 4, 2009
Spicer diving tower has too much rust and too much liability
June 4, 2009 - 12:00am
May 31, 2009
County Board to hear concerns about removal of diving platform
May 31, 2009 - 8:00am
May 22, 2009
Saulsbury Beach in Spicer. Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange
Spicer, county discuss future of Saulsbury Beach diving tower
May 22, 2009 - 12:00am
February 19, 2009
Five county beaches lose lifeguards
February 19, 2009 - 12:00am