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Harlow D. Skindelien
Marlene M. Baumann
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
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
June 9, 2016
MACCRAY to survey residents on school district building plans
CLARA CITY — MACCRAY School Board members intend to survey district residents to learn where common ground can be found on the district’s...
June 9, 2016 - 11:12pm
June 5, 2016
U.S. Sen. Al Franken appears at Willmar Senior High School graduation
WILLMAR — They said not to clap until all 236 Willmar High School graduates had crossed the stage Sunday— but some audience members just...
June 5, 2016 - 11:53pm
White Bear YMCA partners with school to support students
MAPLEWOOD — An effort to boost the achievement of low-income students at Webster Elementary School in Maplewood begins long before the first...
June 5, 2016 - 11:11pm