Breaking ground on Willmar’s future

Breaking ground on Willmar’s future

June 30, 2021

Breaking ground on Willmar’s future

WILLMAR—Moving forward with two of the largest Invest in the Willmar Local Option Sales Tax projects, the city of Willmar held its groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday, June 30, at the Willmar Civic Center.

“When you have events like this, you really need to sit back and reflect on the people that made it happen,” Willmar Mayor Marv Calvin said.

The recreation fields project is budgeted for $6 million with the recreation and event center budgeted for $10 million.

“For over two years, our committee has spent countless hours researching, planning, designing and redesigning a rec and event center that we really believe will be an incredible asset to this community based on the needs brought forth by the Invest in Willmar committee and the community at large,” Gretchen Otness, chair of the Recreation and Events Center Subcommittee, said.

Read the full article by the West Central Tribune.


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