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September 6, 2018
A photo that was posted to, and later deleted from, the Facebook page for the Farmington High School marching band shows the word "RESIST" spelled out on 10-foot boards, part of their performance of "Dystopia" during their football halftime show. The word drew complaints from supporters of President Donald Trump and marching band leaders are making changes to their show in response. Submitted photo
After controversial half-time performance, Twin Cities marching band changes show
September 6, 2018 - 7:54pm
September 5, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

The new community education director for Willmar Public Schools, Scott Wallner, is shown Friday in his office at Jefferson Learning Center in Willmar where he discussed his upcoming plans for the department.
New community ed director likes what he sees in Willmar
September 5, 2018 - 11:09pm
September 4, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Jordan Blahosky, 7, left, and her twin sister Reece Blahosky, 7, walk Tuesday with their father Ryan Blahosky into Roosevelt Elementary School for their first day of first grade in Willmar.
First day of school in Willmar
September 4, 2018 - 11:46pm
Gaps seen in Minnesota school test scores: Analysis shows discrepancies between student groups
September 4, 2018 - 6:00am
September 3, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Aaron Pilarski, the Willmar School District's buildings and grounds manager, said keeping the buildings appealing and in good repair is important to people's experience with the district. He is shown in front of the updated entrance of Jefferson Learning Center as he gave a tour of several maintenance and improvement projects completed this summer in the district.
Students will see lots of building updates when classes resume Tuesday in Willmar School District
September 3, 2018 - 8:14pm
September 2, 2018
Students from the South Washington County School District 833 (Woodbury, East Ridge, Park and Next Step Transition) sort seemingly endless bags of recycled plastic into 20 foot dumpsters as a part of the State Fair Recycling Project at the Minnesota State Fair in Falcon Heights on Saturday, Sept 1. John Autey / St. Paul Pioneer Press)
Trash talk: Recycling at State Fair isn’t as easy as it sounds, but growing
September 2, 2018 - 7:05pm
Emilia Schweitzer, left, and Danielle Falls write with homemade quills during a summer day camp devoted to cursive instruction in Danbury, Conn. Photo for The Washington Post by Monica Jorge
How cursive writing is looping back into our hearts
September 2, 2018 - 3:56pm
September 1, 2018
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College students say they want a degree for a job. Are they getting what they want?
September 1, 2018 - 12:30pm
August 30, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune
Ridgewater College students Paulina Gallegos, left, Luul Gaal, and Leticia Perez receive gift certificates for gasoline from Angela Boersma, the Student Activities and Wellness Coordinator, during the Welcome Day kick-off Thursday at the college campus in Willmar.
Welcoming Ridgewater students back
August 30, 2018 - 11:22pm
Paynesville Secondary Principal Lorie Floura
Paynesville secondary principal placed on leave
August 30, 2018 - 5:20pm
Erica Dischino / Tribune file photo

A seventh-grade student works on math homework at a Willmar Middle School after-school program in this October file photo. Willmar Middle School students’ math scores surpass the state average and their progress was highlighted when the school district conducted its annual public hearing on its World’s Best Workforce progress recently.
New state school monitoring system offers compliments, assistance to others
August 30, 2018 - 4:35pm
A new way of grading Minnesota schools, but achievement gaps persist
August 30, 2018 - 1:00am
August 29, 2018
Erica Dischino / TribuneFirst Grade student Parker Peterson, left, and his Mother Brittany Peterson peer into his new locker for the time during Kennedy Elementary School’s Open House Wednesday evening in Willmar.
Bringing out the backpacks: Willmar schools hold open houses
August 29, 2018 - 11:48pm
August 28, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune file photo

Teacher Neil Pearson looks at an engine during the Power Shop course he teaches at Willmar Senior High School. Pearson was named the 2018 State Agriculture Education Teacher of the Year, as well as Regional Agriculture Education Teacher of the Year for the Upper Midwest.
Willmar ag teacher wins regional award
August 28, 2018 - 6:52am
Erica Dischino / Tribune
First-grade teachers Jenna Bosch, left, and Marilin Benn discuss reading structure for their classes at Roosevelt Elementary School during a training Monday at Lakeland Elementary School in Willmar.
Prepping for school in Willmar
August 28, 2018 - 5:43am