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December 15, 2017
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Christina Kurhajetz, Family and Consumer Science teacher, is overseeing the teacher cadet program at Willmar Senior High School. The new program allows high school students to gain teaching experience at local elementary schools and Willmar Middle School.
Teacher cadets get a taste of future career in Willmar Schools
8 hours 39 min ago
Music college abruptly closes in St. Paul; students, faculty shocked, saddened
22 hours 41 min ago
BOLD to consider part time superintendent
December 15, 2017 - 6:20am
December 13, 2017
Briana Sanchez / Tribune file photo

Sherri Broderius, left, will serve as interim superintendent for MACCRAY Schools while the district searches for a permanent replacement. Broderius is shown May 18 talking to Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City School Board member Jeanna Lilleberg at the  school in Grove City. Broderius retired in June as superintendent of ACGC Schools.
Broderius to serve as MACCRAY interim superintendent
December 13, 2017 - 6:52am
December 12, 2017
Derek Webb
Minnesota State, faculty union agree on new contract
December 12, 2017 - 12:51pm
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Chasity Ommodt, director of client services and community engagement at The Link, fills a bag with food Nov. 30 at New London-Spicer High School. The bags are distributed on Fridays to students who are in need of extra food for the weekend. The Link partnered with local donors to begin the Wildcat Backpack Program this fall at NLS.play button
Extra nutrition for the weekend: Backpack food program launched at New London-Spicer
December 12, 2017 - 5:34am
December 9, 2017
Photo by Rand Middleton
Willmar School Board to meet Monday, also conduct Truth-in-Taxation hearing
December 9, 2017 - 10:25am
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Kennedy Elementary School interventionist Rosanne Kath leads a reading activity Thursday in teacher Anna Mullarky’s fifth-grade classroom. The Willmar School District is having difficulty hiring many positions, from teachers to interventionists, like Kath, who provide intense, small-group instruction focusing on students' specific needs.
Help wanted at Willmar Public Schools: Still jobs to fill three months in
December 9, 2017 - 7:19am
December 8, 2017
Hudda Ibrahim, a professor at St. Cloud Technical and Community College, speaks on the experience of Somali immigrants during a Cultural Thursday talk at Central Lakes College. Zach Kayser / Forum News Service
Somali refugee aims to help Minnesotans better understand their plight
December 8, 2017 - 9:57am
November 29, 2017
Tom Cherveny / Tribune 

Gladie Hagen presented BOLD School Board members with a 328-signature petition urging them to keep John Dotson as Superintendent of Schools, and rescind a previous action not to extend his contract. "Please do not spend district funds to hire a search firm when we already have a highly qualified superintendent in Mr. Dotson," she told board members Monday.
Petition asks BOLD to keep superintendent
November 29, 2017 - 6:27am
November 21, 2017
High school zombie homework causes controversy
November 21, 2017 - 12:42pm
August 25, 2017
Minn. health officials say measles outbreak is over
August 25, 2017 - 5:51pm
June 3, 2017
Minnesota State Community and Technical College in Moorhead, Minn. David Samson / Forum News Service
How one Minnesota state program is helping college students graduate with nearly no debt
June 3, 2017 - 2:00pm
February 1, 2017
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Roosevelt Elementary School DARE graduation
February 1, 2017 - 4:14pm
December 2, 2016
Students in the Creating Entrepreneurial Opportunities class participate in a discussion about the class Thursday with representatives of Sen. Al Franken at the MinnWest Technology Campus in Willmar. Pictured, from left, are Miranda Lang, an ACGC senior; Kali Jensen, a Willmar senior; Ashton Hedman, an NLS junior; and Wyatt Allen, an NLS junior; Ryan Thielen of Procore; Sara Carlson of the Willmar Area Community Foundation; and teacher Tyler Gehrking.

Linda Vanderwerf / Tribune
Franken's staff visits Willmar to learn about CEO program
December 2, 2016 - 8:00am
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