28th Ave. SE at 1 st st. in Willmar will be closed tomorrow night (Thursday) at 8 pm for a water main improvement project. It should be re-opened by 8 am Friday. Traffic will not be allowed through the work zone.
June Dairy Days events will continue this Saturday as the Carlson Dairy will host an open house from 10 am to 1 pm. Tours and other activities will take place. The Dairy is located west of Pennock on highway 12 then north on 120th street. Monday June 17th an ice cream social along with music by the West Central Chorus will take place at 7:30 pm at the Willmar Community Center on north business 71.
The BOLD school board will host a work session next Tuesday the 18th at 6 pm in the District Office in Olivia. The board will discuss the district facilities study.
The Willmar School Board will hold a meeting this morning at 7:30 to approve the 2019-2020-2021 Teach Master Agreement. The meeting will be held in the board room at the Willmar Education and Arts Center.
The 32nd annual Pioneerland Band Festival will be held on Friday in Benson. The parade begins at 6:30 Friday night and will include bands from KMS, Foley, Litchfield, Sartell-St. Stephen, Richfield, Waconia, Dassel-Cokato, Fergus Falls, Alexandria, Maple Grove, Bemidji, Champlin Park and St. Cloud Solar Sound. The route starts on West U.S. 12, going east to 14 th street then north to the Benson High school. Ken Amundson is the Grand Marshall this year.