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January 14, 2018
Lakeland School section now online
January 14, 2018 - 8:27pm
January 12, 2018
Kandiyohi County task force to host film, discussion on trafficking
January 12, 2018 - 6:22am
January 11, 2018
University of Minnesota Duluth chancellor Lendley Black speaks to employees at one of two town hall budget meetings Thursday at the Kirby Ballroom on campus. The university will reduce its budget by $600,000 in fiscal year 2019, which begins July 1, Chancellor Black announced Thursday during the meetings. Clint Austin / Forum News Service
UMD announces budget cuts
January 11, 2018 - 7:57pm
January 10, 2018
Tribune file photo
Superintendent John Dotson is completing the final year of his second, three-year contract as superintendent for the BOLD School District.
BOLD continues discussing part-time superintendent
January 10, 2018 - 7:53am
January 7, 2018
Photo by Rand Middleton
Willmar School Board to meet Monday
January 7, 2018 - 11:50am
January 4, 2018
Photo courtesy of Flickr.
A Virginia school said it would charge students 5 cents per piece of paper. It was a lesson plan gone awry.
January 4, 2018 - 2:45pm
January 3, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

The Anez siblings -- Sullivan, from left, Sam, Savannah and Lawson -- cut the ribbon Tuesday to mark the opening day of Lakeland Elementary School in Willmar. They cut the ribbon in honor of their father, Jared Anez, Willmar School Board chairman who died unexpectedly in March 2017.
Lakeland Elementary: Willmar's new school finally open
January 3, 2018 - 7:05am
January 2, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Fifth-grade student Natalie Santana unpacks her backpack during her tour of Lakeland Elementary School Dec. 20.
Lakeland Elementary opens today in Willmar
January 2, 2018 - 12:03am
December 22, 2017
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Lorrie Torres, right, special education paraprofessional educator, and her daughter Lilliana Briones walk Thursday evening through the hallway of Lakeland Elementary School at the open house for the new Willmar school. Briones, who is in kindergarten, will be attending Lakeland in January and her mother will be working there too. A public open house will be held in January.
Lakeland open house: Families invited to see new elementary for first time
December 22, 2017 - 6:35am
December 21, 2017
Erica Dischino / Tribune

After jumping in the pool, kindergarten student Leo Holien, right, shivers as he watches his peers dive in Wednesday at the Polar Plunge fundraising event at the Community Christian School in Willmar.
Willmar's Community Christian School conducts Polar Plunge
December 21, 2017 - 7:12am
December 20, 2017
Tribune file photo
Superintendent John Dotson is completing the final year of his second, three-year contract as superintendent for the BOLD School District.
BOLD postpones superintendent decision
December 20, 2017 - 5:32am
December 18, 2017
Two Harbors High School (Lake County News Chronicle file photo)
Minnesota parent upset over 'The Breakfast Club' being shown in class
December 18, 2017 - 9:26am
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Omar Jama, one of the founders of the Community Integration Center, speaks about his experience growing up in Willmar at the Coffee with the Community event Saturday.
Integration Center coffee encourages communication
December 18, 2017 - 7:22am
December 17, 2017
All was pretty much back to normal at the Case IH boys basketball tournament as Benson played Breckenridge on Saturday at Benson High School. The two-day tournament was postponed and the BHS gym evacuated on Friday night after law enforcement received terroristic threats against the school. 
Tom Larson / Tribune
Terroristic threats unsettle small-town hoops tourney in Benson
December 17, 2017 - 5:34pm
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
December 15, 2017 - 10:36pm