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Update: Willmar Senior High has routine Friday


WILLMAR — Principal Paul Schmitz said the day was going smoothly at Willmar Senior High on Friday.

The school was the focus of rampant rumors this week, partly the result of tensions over the school shooting a week ago in Connecticut and partly because of end-of-the-world predictions connected to the end of the Mayan calendar. The rumors were fueled by social media.

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Linda Vanderwerf

I cover education issues for the West Central Tribune and have worked for the paper since 1995. I have worked in journalism since 1981.

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