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European parties accused of being influenced by Russia
Buyer beware: How data breaches change holiday shopping for consumers
Sen. Al Franken championed a Minnesota rape survivor's bill. Now she wants a new sponsor.
Rice Hospital explains factors driving employee health insurance hikes
Willmar High Art Club throw-a-thon produces ceramic bowls for soup fundraiser
MEN'S HOCKEY: Beavers rest after wild weekend
Wild score 4 goals in final 7 minutes in crazy comeback win
NWL Baseball: Six Stingers sign to return for 2018 season
State Swimming & Diving: Two Willmar divers in top four after state semis
Timberwolves' Tyus Jones breaks down his pick-and-roll connection with Towns
From Fred and Ginger to Kate and Leo: When movie couples make fans hope for real-life love
'Marian' opens tonight on Ridgewater College stage in Willmar
Jimmy Fallon to host live Super Bowl edition of ‘The Tonight Show’ in Minneapolis
Garth Brooks lip-syncing controversy at the CMA Awards really hit a nerve
14 movies worth seeing this holiday season - and none about Santa Claus
'Made in America' concerts set by Prairie Arts Chorale
Generations section now available online
500 years of Reformation brings together some 800 people in Willmar
Protecting a special place: Thanks to Prairie Woods, Geer Island will remain a natural sanctuary
Kat Perkins urges St. Mary's students to be fearless
October/November issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
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
James G. Andrews
Alden V. Van Der Pol
I'm a feminist. I study rape culture. And I don't want Al Franken to resign.
Tooting your own horn could help others
Commentary: No man accused of sexually harassing a woman is irreplaceable - not even Al Franken
Accusations of sexual misconduct throw Franken into a political minefield
Commentary: The FCC vote that could put local news at risk
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball playoff preview
WCT Sports Show: Mid-Season Football Rankings
WCT Sports Show: Area volleyball contenders
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
Card of Thanks
Emma Anne Williams
August 25, 2017
Minn. health officials say measles outbreak is over
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Department of Health officials on Friday declared an end to the largest measles outbreak since 1990. The outbreak of spring and summer 2017 that sickened 79 people, mostly children under 10 years of age, began when the first case was identified April 11. The...
August 25, 2017 - 5:51pm
June 3, 2017
How one Minnesota state program is helping college students graduate with nearly no debt
MOORHEAD, Minn. — In speech after speech, Bernie Sanders called for making college tuition free. His stance on the issue helped draw in...
June 3, 2017 - 2:00pm
February 1, 2017
Roosevelt Elementary School DARE graduation
Roosevelt Elementary School held their D.A.R.E. graduation Wednesday at Willmar Education and Arts Center. Six classes graduated from the program....
February 1, 2017 - 4:14pm
December 2, 2016
Franken's staff visits Willmar to learn about CEO program
WILLMAR — The Kandiyohi County CEO class could offer ideas for encouraging partnerships between businesses and schools, according to staff...
December 2, 2016 - 8:00am
July 28, 2016
Math, reading scores stall in latest round of Minnesota testing
After another round of disappointing standardized test results, Education Commissioner Brenda Cassellius said the state may never boost the academic...
July 28, 2016 - 3:06pm
July 19, 2016
Minnesota college to offer live streamed courses
This fall, Central Lakes College will be debuting Live Online, which allows students to live stream class from any location, while interacting...
July 19, 2016 - 7:56am
July 13, 2016
Board, teachers to try again for contract settlement in Willmar
WILLMAR -- The Willmar School Board and its teachers union may be nearing a resolution of their ongoing contract dispute. The two sides plan...
July 13, 2016 - 12:15am
July 11, 2016
School Board approves floor plan for Willmar Senior High addition
WILLMAR -- The preliminary floor plan for a physical education addition at Willmar Senior High School has been approved. The Willmar School Board...
July 11, 2016 - 11:30pm
June 23, 2016
Area summer program makes sense of math
NEW LONDON — When 32 middle school students and five teachers go to Valleyfair amusement park today, they won’t just be riding roller coasters....
June 23, 2016 - 11:30pm
June 16, 2016
MACCRAY to pursue single campus
CLARA CITY — MACCRAY School Board members decided on a 4-2 vote Monday to once again pursue a one-campus district. With the vote, board members...
June 16, 2016 - 11:57pm
Work progresses on Willmar’s school projects
WILLMAR — Work on Willmar’s new elementary school may start later than usual, due to delays in receiving construction drawings from the architect....
June 16, 2016 - 11:47pm
June 15, 2016
Willmar School Board balances budget for the first time in years
WILLMAR — For the first time in several years, the Willmar School Board has adopted a budget that projects no deficit spending. The board adopted...
June 15, 2016 - 11:52pm
Unfunded school mandates questioned
NEW LONDON — Unfunded mandates for all districts and special grants for select school districts that were approved this legislative session...
June 15, 2016 - 11:46pm
June 14, 2016
New London-Spicer teachers, school board approve Q Comp plan
NEW LONDON — A plan to link teacher pay with student performance was overwhelmingly approved by the the New London-Spicer teachers’ union...
June 14, 2016 - 11:56pm
June 13, 2016
Kids help with Willmar elementary school groundbreaking
WILLMAR — For an elementary school groundbreaking, it made sense to have a group of children be the first to wear hard hats and grab the gold...
June 13, 2016 - 11:23pm