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Agency defends officers after throwing SD man wanting 'final goodbyes' to dying mother, against concrete, using Taser
Home destroyed near Bemidji after flames shoot through the roof
City officials defend its position in Zorbaz noise ordinance case
Taylor Hicks' TV show spotlights Minn. bakery
Chronic drunken drivers continue to traverse Minn. roads to put others at risk
Division II player dies from in-game injury
Local Roundup: Card soccer sits atop CLC
Sabathia strong in Yankees win over Twins
Prep Volleyball: Cards sweep Sartell to remain perfect in CLC
Sano might not be ready to play even if injury heals
CNN anchor ends segment early over commentator's bizarre 'boobs' remark
Jimmy Kimmel mocks Sean Spicer to his face about that inauguration crowd size incident
'It's important to stand up to bullies': Actress Rebel Wilson wins record amount in defamation case
In loss for Netflix, 'Star Wars' and Marvel films will move to Disney's new streaming service
What's coming to Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime in September 2017
Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! Arts festival celebrates 20 years in Willmar
Fall Home Improvement 2017 now available online
LOST ITALIAN: Say goodbye to summer with two favorite flavors: grilled steaks and fresh tomatoes
Retired nuclear physicist from Park River makes, sells thousands of jars of chokecherry jelly for charity
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Live it!: Holistic approach to treatment looks at mind, body and spirit
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Raymond "Ray" Hyser
In a pickle over a side dish?
Wine evolution class also teaches basic appreciation
Savory spuds: Homegrown potatoes and fresh thyme combine in rustic side dish
Letter: Why do we honor traitors?
Commentary: Why Trump's threat to 'totally destroy' North Korea is extraordinary - even for him
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball is back in full force
WCT Sports Show: Week One Pigskin Picks
Partners of tiny Fargo firm say anti-Muslim tirade by employee made their lives miserable
May 3, 2016
Willmar students scope out summer jobs
WILLMAR — Students at Willmar Senior High have been learning in the last month about filling out job applications, greeting potential employers...
May 3, 2016 - 11:59pm
April 30, 2016
Clay County 4-H team researches composting, learns about science
MOORHEAD -- They were ready to work last week, staffing a table in the thick of Concordia College's 100-Mile Terra Madre Farmers Market event...
April 30, 2016 - 5:30am
April 29, 2016
Petitioners oppose New London-Spicer Schools transgender policy
NEW LONDON — A petition that opposes a proposed transgender inclusion policy in the New London-Spicer School District was launched this week by a group calling itself NL-S Safe. The group of concerned citizens believes the policy would be harmful to NLS students, said Gary Swenson,...
April 29, 2016 - 11:10am
April 27, 2016
NLS Schools may have to scale back parts of building project
NEW LONDON — Design plans and the construction budget are being fine-tuned for New London-Spicer’s $20.6 million building project that’s set to begin this summer. Based on ballpark estimates the construction manager garnered from contractors, the current design and development...
April 27, 2016 - 11:27pm
Willmar School Board candidates share views
WILLMAR — Candidates talked about diversity, elementary school lunch periods, teachers and a variety of other issues in a forum for the six...
April 27, 2016 - 8:13am
April 25, 2016
DREAM Academy student teaches classmates American Sign Language
WILLMAR — Learning American Sign Language is about more than learning the proper hand signs to make. It has its own sentence structure, and...
April 25, 2016 - 12:00am
April 22, 2016
UM-Morris names Rodney Hanley new chancellor
MORRIS — Rodney Hanley has been named the next chancellor of the University of Minnesota, Morris. Hanley’s appointment is effective July 1 pending approval by the Board of Regents at their May 13 meeting. Hanley comes to Morris from Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee, a...
April 22, 2016 - 8:54pm
April 20, 2016
Willmar School Board candidate forum set for Tuesday
WILLMAR — The League of Women Voters will host a public forum Tuesday for candidates in a special election for the Willmar School Board. The forum will be from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Willmar Municipal Utilities Building, 700 Litchfield Ave. S.W., Willmar. Six candidates have filed...
April 20, 2016 - 11:00pm
MACCRAY debates two-campus option
RAYMOND — Build a new elementary school in Raymond, upgrade the high school in Clara City and add a 600-seat auditorium, and make MACCRAY a...
April 20, 2016 - 7:27am
April 14, 2016
Willmar plans job fair for students seeking summer work
WILLMAR — Willmar-area businesses seeking summer workers and students looking for summer jobs will get a chance to meet May 3 at the Summer Student Job Fair. The job fair in the Willmar Senior High School gym is an attempt to help students find summer work. It is sponsored by the...
April 14, 2016 - 12:00am
April 13, 2016
NLS approves policy restricting drones at school functions
NEW LONDON — Last fall during a Wildcats football game, an unmanned aerial vehicle — a drone — was seen hovering over the playing field and near bleachers full of students and other spectators. That situation — and concern for student safety — was part of the impetus for...
April 13, 2016 - 9:00pm
April 12, 2016
Ridgewater College’s online law enforcement program makes nation’s top 20
WILLMAR — Ridgewater College’s online law enforcement program has been recognized as one of the top 20 online programs in the nation for 2016. The designation comes from the website onlinecolleges.net. The college has offered the online program for about eight years, according...
April 12, 2016 - 11:00pm
Minnesota joins move to ban accreditor of for-profit colleges
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson joined a dozen of the nation’s top law enforcement officials who want the U.S. Department of Education to revoke the oversight authority of the nation’s largest accreditor of for-profit colleges and universities. In a letter...
April 12, 2016 - 5:30am
April 11, 2016
NLS transgender policy discussion draws large crowd
NEW LONDON — For nearly 2 ½ hours nearly 200 people — including students, former students, parents, grandparents and school staff — expressed...
April 11, 2016 - 11:34pm
Higher enrollment increases state aid to Willmar Public Schools
WILLMAR — General fund revenue for Willmar Public Schools is expected to be about $1 million more than anticipated this year, but expenditures will still exceed revenue. The Willmar School Board approved the revised 2015-16 budget Monday. Because the original budget must be adopted...
April 11, 2016 - 10:00pm