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May 20, 2016
Licensing staff crunch blamed for shortage of teachers
May 20, 2016 - 5:30am
This map shows where the new school will be located. School officials have said they hope to have the new attendance boundaries drawn by this fall, so families will know where their children will be going to school in the 2017-18 school year. (TRIBUNE FILE)
Willmar schools work on attendance boundaries for new elementary building
May 20, 2016 - 12:00am
May 18, 2016
Benson School Board Member Bill McGeary, right, and Maintenance Supervisor Robert Neuman look over the area below the indoor swimming pool floor Monday during a tour of the pool. School board members voted five-to-two to close the indoor pool at the end of the school year and determine a new use for the area. (TOM CHERVENY | TRIBUNE)
Benson Schools to close indoor pool
May 18, 2016 - 11:26pm
A classroom is shown in the Benson Junior High building. The Benson Schools District has an estimated $10 million to $12 million worth of needs to address in the high school and junior high buildings. The Junior High includes a 1928 auditorium and 1952 addition with classrooms. ( FILE | TRIBUNE)
Benson school board hears $8.5 million proposal for Northside Elementary
May 18, 2016 - 11:21pm
May 17, 2016
Minnesota student sparks controversy driving to school with Confederate flag
May 17, 2016 - 5:30am
May 16, 2016
Crystal Larson votes Monday at the Willmar Education and Arts Center in a special election for a Willmar School Board Member. By 12:40 p.m., 347 people had voted. (GARY MILLER | TRIBUNE)
Bos wins Willmar School Board seat
May 16, 2016 - 11:58pm
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CMCS to send team to Destination Imagination global competition
May 16, 2016 - 2:34pm
Education advocates watch final deal-making with growing disappointment
May 16, 2016 - 12:00am
May 15, 2016
Willmar Middle School communications teacher Chelsea Brown and seventh-grader Eleanor Schmitz, 13, discuss her award-winning short story about warring clans of wolves and foxes. She won third place in the 12th annual Creating Spaces Writing Contest. The story, called a narrative, was written as an assignment for Brown’s class. (LINDA VANDERWERF | TRIBUNE)
Willmar seventh-grader rewarded for fantasy fiction work
May 15, 2016 - 10:05pm
State education commissioner a finalist for Minneapolis superintendency
May 15, 2016 - 7:20pm
May 14, 2016
Graduates relax after the processional of the Ridgewater College, Willmar campus, spring commencement Friday evening at the Willmar Civic Center. About half of the graduates took part in the formal ceremony. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)play button
Hats off to Ridgewater grads
May 14, 2016 - 11:15am
May 13, 2016
Members of the New London-Spicer School Board prepare for a listening session on its proposed transgender policy Monday evening in New London. The school board tabled its transgender inclusion policy Monday. (CAROLYN LANGE | TRIBUNE)
NLS, Willmar schools respond to new federal transgender guidelines
May 13, 2016 - 5:35pm
May 12, 2016
Newly named U of M-Morris chancellor declines job
May 12, 2016 - 10:33pm
A gender-neutral bathroom is seen Sept. 30, 2014 at the University of California, Irvine in Irvine, California. (LUCY NICHOLSON | REUTERS)
Obama admin to issue decree on transgender access to school restrooms
May 12, 2016 - 10:18pm
Willmar schools, teachers negotiate again
May 12, 2016 - 12:02am
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