Some Trails To Consider

It was a beautiful day Saturday, May 21, There was no wind to speak of, a breeze at most. The sun was out and it was warm, but not hot. Not bad for May in Minnesota — especially considering there had been frost warnings the previous weekend. In all, it was a pretty darn nice…
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County Residents Ponder Trails

By Wednesday afternoon, 355 people had completed Kandiyohi County’s online trail survey, according to Matt Johnson, community development director at Mid-Minnesota Development Commission Community. Johnson shared that information with the people attending the county’s trail open house at the New London Senior Center. “We really are at the preliminary stage — getting input so the…
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Open House Reminder

Just a reminder that Kandiyohi County is hosting an open house from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at the New London Senior Center to share information and obtain public input on existing and potential new bicycle and pedestrian trails. Maps will be available for the public to view. Kandiyohi County is developing a bicycle and…
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A portion of the Glacial Lake State Trail north of Willmar is seen Tuesday. Public comment sought for a survey on Kandiyohi County trails at an open house May 11 in New London.

The Future Of Trails

Following my spiel on the topic, there’s a report about a county trail meeting from the West Central Tribune written by reporter Anne Polta. Anyone interested in the future of area trails should consider attending the May 11 meeting. When trails and some other option — such as a wider shoulder on a road or…
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Not An Ironman This Year

About 3,000 people rode in the 50th annual Minnesota Ironman Bike Ride on Sunday. They endured what Willmar cyclist David Moody described as “Lots of rain and plenty of wind, too.” That was from an email by Moody, whose recent participation in the Ride for World Health has been the subject of recent posts on…
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