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November 14, 2018
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Biking enthusiasts will have another option next year in Willmar: renting bikes from hubs located across the city. The Willmar City Council has approved an agreement with Koloni, a bike share business based in Iowa.
New option for bike sharing expected next year in Willmar
November 14, 2018 - 7:05am
November 1, 2018
Dan “Knotts” Binde of Fargo, originally from Lake Park, Minn., has completed the triple crown of hiking, by walking the Appalachian, Continental Divide and Pacific Crest trails. David Samson /  Forum News Service
Acclaimed Fargo hiker makes Alaska his next quest
November 1, 2018 - 9:02am
October 20, 2018
Erica Dischino / TribuneRob Baumgarn, Willmar Recreation Director, speaks about what he plans to do in his new leadership position at his office in the Civic Center Thursday.
Leading Willmar Parks and Rec into the future
October 20, 2018 - 12:24am
September 14, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Members of the Kandiyohi County YMCA play pickleball Thursday morning in Willmar. The complex has several indoor pickleball courts available and holds both open pickleball and a fall league.
If you build it, they will play pickleball: Willmar considers adding outdoor courts
September 14, 2018 - 3:51pm
August 19, 2018
Miller Park ready for its tennis close up
August 19, 2018 - 10:29pm
August 11, 2018
From left, in front, Natalie Andres, Maggie Blanding and Maddie Verkerke and others from a girls' cross country team from White Bear Lake meet in Mahtomedi to stretch and warm-up and then run along Gateway Trail for one and one-half hours Friday, July 27, 2018. Minnesota is No. 1 in the nation for participation in girls' high school sports. Jean Pieri / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Minnesota vaults to No. 1 in girls sports participation
August 11, 2018 - 6:12pm
July 30, 2018
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The Willmar Civic Center is getting a new ice refrigeration system, which is replacing the current system that is over 35 years old. Some of the overall project begin this fall, and the new refrigeration system will be installed in the spring.
Frozen solid as ice at the Civic Center
July 30, 2018 - 11:03am
July 23, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune
Children play at the Destination Playground July 16 at Robbins Island Regional Park in Willmar.
A year full of play and pride: Willmar's Destination Playground exceeds goals
July 23, 2018 - 5:18am
July 5, 2018
A file photo of a Rockin' Robbins concert during the summer of 2017. A permanent bandshell and an amphitheater are part of the new master plan for Robbins Island. 

Tribune File Photo
A plan in place for Robbins Island
July 5, 2018 - 9:32pm
July 1, 2018
Rand Middleton / Tribune  2018 Green Lake Road Race   Overall winner Bjorn Wastvedt, right, and third-place finisher Dustin Maurer lead out at the rainy 7 a.m. start. Race results showed 175 finishers.
Running: Cool running on a wet morning in Spicer
July 1, 2018 - 7:54pm
June 28, 2018
Engines rev at KRA Speedway
June 28, 2018 - 11:31pm
June 24, 2018
Erica Dischino / TribuneRunners are seconds away from the finish line during the Foot Lake Four Run/Walk Saturday Morning near Rice Hospital in Willmar.
Fun aFoot
June 24, 2018 - 9:51pm
Drones take off toward the first gate during a race Friday, June 22, 2018, at M.B. Johnson Park in Moorhead. Erin Bormett / The Forum
Fargo-Moorhead group savors rush of racing drones that reach 80 mph
June 24, 2018 - 6:41pm
June 21, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

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
June 18, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Children play Thursday afternoon on the new splash pad in Rice Park in Willmar.
Grand opening set Wednesday for Willmar's Rice Park
June 18, 2018 - 8:28am
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