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September 26, 2012
Yellow Medicine County to continue coyote bounty
September 26, 2012 - 12:00am
September 25, 2012
Willmar School Board adopts preliminary tax levy
WILLMAR -- Members of the Willmar School Board adopted a preliminary tax levy Monday, agreeing to seek the maximum amount. The vote, which took place at a special meeting, marks "the first step" in a process that ends with property tax dollars returning to the School District for...
September 25, 2012 - 12:00am
NLS School Board approves max levy; prelim numbers show 4.5 percent increase
NEW LONDON -- The New London-Spicer School Board approved certification Monday of the maximum 2012 levy payable in 2013. The preliminary tax levy will be finalized in December. As is the usual practice, Todd Netzke of School Management Services, the district's business management...
September 25, 2012 - 12:00am
Willmar homecoming royalty crowned
September 25, 2012 - 12:00am
September 22, 2012
Willmar School Board plans special meeting Monday to approve prelim. levy
WILLMAR -- The property tax levy for the Willmar School District could drop about 5 percent next year. The School Board will hold a special meeting at 6 p.m. Monday in the board room on the first floor of the Willmar Education and Arts Center, 611 Fifth St. S.W.
September 22, 2012 - 12:00am
September 18, 2012
Minnesota River Board seeking outside review to help decide its future
WILLMAR -- An independent task force will be charged with recommending whether or not there is a future for the Minnesota River Board. Members...
September 18, 2012 - 12:00am
September 1, 2012
Kandiyohi County Board meets Tuesday in Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR -- The Kandiyohi County Board will meet at 9 a.m. Tuesday in the board room on the second floor of the county's Health and Human Services Building, 2200 23rd St. N.E. in Willmar. Discussion of Family Services issues begins at 9 a.m.
September 1, 2012 - 12:00am
August 19, 2012
Kandiyohi County,, Minn., Board to meet Tuesday morning
WILLMAR -- The Kandiyohi County Board will meet Tuesday at 9 a.m. in the board room on the second floor of the county's Health and Human Services Building, 2200 23rd Street N.E., Suite 2020, in Willmar. The board meeting covers family services issues for the first hour and then moves...
August 19, 2012 - 8:00am
August 17, 2012
School board could finish year with 5 members
WILLMAR -- Willmar School Board member Wayne Lenzmeier announced Monday that he will resign from the board at the end of August. That would leave Willmar Public Schools with five board members instead of the usual seven. Lenzmeier made his announcement after the School Board meeting...
August 17, 2012 - 12:00am
August 16, 2012
Campaign moves on to the next level for Kandiyohi Co., Minn., commissioner candidates
WILLMAR -- With a roster of six candidates running for the Kandiyohi County District 4 seat, the top two candidates in Tuesday's primary election...
August 16, 2012 - 12:00am
August 15, 2012
County board races in region narrowed
WILLMAR -- Voters in Tuesday's primary election narrowed the field to two candidates for county board seats in several area counties. The top two vote getters, noted below with an asterisk, advance to the November general election. Vote totals are listed below according to unofficial...
August 15, 2012 - 12:53am
August 9, 2012
More school board candidates file in Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR -- Candidates for area school board races have until 5 p.m. Tuesday to file for office and be listed on the Nov. 6 general election ballot. Don Thorpe recently filed to run for the Willmar School Board. Willmar has four seats up for election this fall. Carnie Allex of Danube...
August 9, 2012 - 12:00am
August 8, 2012
Kandiyohi County officials are taking further steps as they look at consolidation
WILLMAR -- The Kandiyohi County Board has decided to hire Engan Associates architects of Willmar to study the organization and use of the county's office building in downtown Willmar. The county will pay Engan $10,000 to do a study of electrical systems, air flow and ergonomics in...
August 8, 2012 - 12:00am
August 4, 2012
Six run in District 4 in Kandiyohi County Board primary
WILLMAR -- Six candidates will face off in the District 4 Kandiyohi County Board race in the Aug. 14 primary election. Voters will be allowed to vote for only one candidate in the primary. The top two vote-getters will advance to the general election Nov. 6. The candidates are...
August 4, 2012 - 12:00am
June 26, 2012
NL-S Board approves VSCHOOLZ digital agreement
NEW LONDON -- The New London-Spicer School Board on Monday approved an agreement with VSCHOOLZ to provide a pilot program to provide digital curriculum to the district for four years. In the first year, the district will use the digital program for a total of 535 students, including...
June 26, 2012 - 12:00am