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July 28, 2016
Math, reading scores stall in latest round of Minnesota testing
10 hours 58 min ago
July 19, 2016
Minnesota college to offer live streamed courses
July 19, 2016 - 7:56am
July 13, 2016
Board, teachers to try again for contract settlement in Willmar
July 13, 2016 - 12:15am
July 11, 2016
School Board approves floor plan for Willmar Senior High addition
July 11, 2016 - 11:30pm
June 23, 2016
Margaret Biggerstaff, coordinator for the West Central Achievement and Integration Collaboration, demonstrates ways to help students learn math differently during a summer program involving seven area school district. The first session was held in the New London-Spicer School District. The second session begins in August in Willmar. (CAROLYN LANGE | TRIBUNE)
Area summer program makes sense of math
June 23, 2016 - 11:30pm
June 16, 2016
MACCRAY School Board members are pursuing a single-campus plan for the school district. The East Elementary in Raymond is shown above. (FILE | TRIBUNE)
MACCRAY to pursue single campus
June 16, 2016 - 11:57pm
Contractors are making good progress on science classroom additions at Willmar Middle School. The additions are expected to be complete in December. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
Work progresses on Willmar’s school projects
June 16, 2016 - 11:47pm
June 15, 2016
Willmar School Board balances budget for the first time in years
June 15, 2016 - 11:52pm
Unfunded school mandates questioned
June 15, 2016 - 11:46pm
June 14, 2016
New London-Spicer teachers, school board approve Q Comp plan
June 14, 2016 - 11:56pm
June 13, 2016
The first earth movers for the new elementary school on Lakeland Drive Southeast in Willmar flip dirt skyward during a groundbreaking ceremony Monday afternoon. Quam Construction of Willmar will start site preparation and utilities work next week. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)play button
Kids help with Willmar elementary school groundbreaking
June 13, 2016 - 11:23pm
June 9, 2016
MACCRAY School Board members are keeping options for a single-campus and a three-campus system on the table. The three-campus option would call for pre-kindergarten to third-grade elementary schools in Maynard and Raymond and grades 5-12 on the junior and senior high school campus in Clara City. The East Elementary in Raymond is shown above. (FILE | TRIBUNE)
MACCRAY to survey residents on school district building plans
June 9, 2016 - 11:12pm
June 5, 2016
U.S. Sen. Al Franken, DFL-Minn. speaks Sunday during Willmar Senior High School graduation ceremony. He came to introduce graduate Muna Abdulahi, who was a page for the Senate last summer in Washington, D.C. "I was very impressed with her poise and her intelligence," he told the crowd. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)play button
U.S. Sen. Al Franken appears at Willmar Senior High School graduation
June 5, 2016 - 11:53pm
YMCA staffer Courtney Baeyen sits Tuesday with Tawon George in a kindergarten class at L.C. Elementary School, where she works with children from a low-income apartment complex in Maplewood. The YMCA gives special attention to the kids, walking with them half a mile to school,  helping in the classrooms, playground and cafeteria, and then running a program back home after school until 6 pm. (SCOTT TAKUSHI | PIONEER PRESS)
White Bear YMCA partners with school to support students
June 5, 2016 - 11:11pm
June 2, 2016
Muna Abdulahi, a U.S. Senate Page last summer in Washington, D.C., will be introduced by Sen. Al Franken at Sunday’s Willmar High School commencement. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)play button
Sen. Franken to introduce graduate at Willmar High School commencement
June 2, 2016 - 11:26pm
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