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May 10, 2019
Dahl must pay legal fees before hearing on 'frivolous' action lawsuit will be scheduled
May 10, 2019 - 1:19pm
Erica Dischino / Tribune
Former mayor candidate files lawsuit regarding new city hall
May 10, 2019 - 6:00am
May 9, 2019
Willmar mayor named in legal proceedings regarding new city hall
May 9, 2019 - 2:37pm
May 8, 2019
Shelby Lindrud / Tribune  

The Willmar City Council approved a resolution Monday that directs city staff to pursue the purchase of Block 25 property for a new city hall. Block 25 is located between Second and Third Street Streets Southwest, bordered by U.S. Highway 12 and Benson Avenue Southwest. The city already owns half the block as a city parking lot and will pursue the purchase of the Nelsen and Wodash properties that make up the rest of that block.
Block 25 receives Willmar council support, Land could become a new city hall site
May 8, 2019 - 6:30am
May 7, 2019
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Block 25, the former location of Nelsen’s Laundry on Benson Avenue Southwest in downtown Willmar, is a prospective location for a new city hall. The Willmar City Council on Monday approved a resolution directing city staff to begin the process to possibly acquire property there. The city is interested in purchasing both the Nelsen Laundry property and the John Wodash properties in that block. Each is currently listed at $100,000.
Willmar to pursue Block 25 downtown for new city hall
May 7, 2019 - 12:01am
May 3, 2019
Shelby Lindrud / Tribune

Willmar City Administrator Ike Holland discusses possible sites for a new city hall with members of the public at the input session Friday at the Willmar Fire Station.
City hall decision back in hands of Willmar council next week following Friday public input session
May 3, 2019 - 10:12pm
April 30, 2019
Willmar wants more public input on city hall location, meeting scheduled
April 30, 2019 - 1:00pm
April 29, 2019
Erica Dischino / Tribune file photo

Block 25, located on Benson Avenue Southwest, is a prospective location for a new Willmar City Hall building. The former location of Nelsen’s Laundry was discussed during a special meeting Monday, and a motion to purchase property was offered, but the council ultimately decided to hold off and seek more public input.
Another delay for Willmar city hall decision: Council wants more public input on potential sites
April 29, 2019 - 10:52pm
April 23, 2019
Block 25, the former location of Nelsen’s Laundry on Benson Avenue Southwest in downtown Willmar, is a prospective location for a new city hall. The Willmar City Council during a special meeting on April 29 will consider purchasing the property or building on the current site of the Willmar City Offices.
Erica Dischino / Tribune
Block 25 eyed as possible site for Willmar City Hall
April 23, 2019 - 8:37pm
April 17, 2019
Shelby Lindrud / Tribune

There were many concerns raised Tuesday regarding the Willmar Fire Station site as the location for a new city hall.
Public shares concerns about new city hall near Willmar Fire Station
April 17, 2019 - 6:53pm
April 15, 2019
The City Hall Task Force last week made its site recommendation for a new city hall – city-owned property adjacent to the Willmar Fire Station – and the matter was on the City Council agenda for possible action Monday night. The council delayed action pending a public input meeting Tuesday and moved consideration of the site to a special meeting April 29.
Willmar council delays city hall vote, sets April 29 special meeting
April 15, 2019 - 9:44pm
April 13, 2019
Shelby Lindrud / Tribune

Willmar City Administrator Ike Holland, counterclockwise from left, and Willmar City Councilors Fernando Alvarado and Kathy Schwantes look at a display board of possible sites for a new city hall and how each met the task force's priorities. With the most green stickers, the property adjacent to the Willmar Fire Station was made the top site and will be recommended to the full City Council on Monday.
Fire Station site rises to top: Task force recommendation for site of new city hall now in hands of Willmar City Council
April 13, 2019 - 5:18am
April 6, 2019
The City of Willmar is looking to pick a new location to build a new city hall.
Tribune editorial: Proposed Willmar City Hall site near Fire Station is a strong location
April 6, 2019 - 8:27am
Tribune file photo The plot of land east of the Willmar Fire Department off First Street in Willmar still seems to the top choice of the City Hall Task Force. The decision to approve the site could come before the City Council at the April 15 meeting.
Willmar City Hall Task force considers aggressive timeline
April 6, 2019 - 6:04am
March 21, 2019
Erica Dischino / Tribune

The Willmar City Hall Task Force has become interested in building a new city hall on the same property as the Willmar Fire Station. Preliminary discussions on Thursday suggested putting a new building facing First Street, east of the Willmar Fire Department building visible in the background here.
Willmar City Hall Task Force considers unexpected new site: Fire Station property
March 21, 2019 - 8:21pm