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With few races, Minnesota primary turnout in August likely small
High court race is a Minnesota question
Eden Valley farmer elected to National Corn Growers Board
Poll: Trump trails by 6 points after DNC
Vikings & fine art come together in new stadium
UPDATE: Glenwood/Lowry to play Pierz again at 7:30
Stanley Cup to meet Stanley car in Minnesota
G/L Legion marches ahead at state
Getting it right
Stingers rebound to clobber Bucks
Judge dismisses 29 claims to late musician Prince's estate
Small town Lake Lillian gears up for big time production
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
ASTRO BOB: Getting stung by a 'scorpion' can be a beautiful thing
The search for a world-record lake trout
Johnson -- Haverly
Quisberg -- Larson
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
David L. Lake
Joan M. Caspers
Esther Helen Iverson
Parker: Are we all Democrats this year?
Dionne: Hillary takes the fight to Trump
Thomas: Hillary's recycled speech
Obama: Continuity we can believe in
Will: Mike Pence the pliable
June 26, 2012
NL-S board approves 2012-2013 budget
NEW LONDON -- The New London-Spicer School Board approved the budget for the 2012-2013 school year and established the filing dates for school board candidates at the regular meeting Monday. The budget includes total revenues of $17.9 million and expenditures of $17.4 million, with...
June 26, 2012 - 12:00am
May 24, 2012
Merging of Kandiyohi County, Minn., depts. suggested in study
WILLMAR -- A study commissioned by the Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners recommends the eventual merger of three county departments as...
May 24, 2012 - 12:00am
May 22, 2012
Kandiyohi County, Minn., Commissioners to hear report today on redesign study
WILLMAR -- The Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners will hold a special meeting at 1 p.m. today to review the first phase of a study on options to help county departments operate more efficiently. Earlier this year the county board hired Springsted Inc.
May 22, 2012 - 12:00am
May 15, 2012
Willmar, Minn., School Board OKs new teacher contract with longer workdays
WILLMAR -- Teachers in the Willmar School District will be working longer days next year, and they'll receive a raise to pay for their extra time. School administrators hope that the additional time for meetings and planning will help increase student achievement. The Willmar School...
May 15, 2012 - 12:00am
April 28, 2012
Kandiyohi County, Minn., commissioners meet Tuesday
WILLMAR -- The Kandiyohi County Commissioners will hear an update on the Central Minnesota Jobs and Training program when they meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday for their regular board meeting.
April 28, 2012 - 12:00am
April 11, 2012
Willmar, Minn., teachers, district headed for mediation
WILLMAR -- Negotiators for Willmar School District teachers and the School Board are heading for mediation Friday at the Willmar Education and Arts Center in an attempt to settle contract talks. The board conducted a closed session to discuss negotiations strategy after completing...
April 11, 2012 - 12:00am
April 10, 2012
Willmar, Minn., School Board OKs grant application to Safe Routes to School
WILLMAR -- The Willmar School Board voted Monday afternoon to apply to the Minnesota Department of Transportation for a grant from the Safe Routes to School Program. The application was recommended by Superintendent Dr. Jerry Kjergaard.
April 10, 2012 - 12:00am
March 27, 2012
NLS budget cuts upped to $258K, technology levy spending outlined
NEW LONDON -- The New London-Spicer School Board was presented Monday with a slightly increased list of potential budget cuts for the 2012-13 school year. The list now totals $258,517, which is higher than the initially expected range of $130,000 to $200,000 because the district...
March 27, 2012 - 12:00am
January 23, 2012
Willmar, Minn., School Board meets with coach
WILLMAR -- The Willmar School Board met with former head volleyball coach Terrin DeBoer at noon Monday. After a 15-minute closed meeting, the board took no action. Board members had already voted not to renew her contract in November. After the meeting, DeBoer said she did not want...
January 23, 2012 - 2:27pm
Willmar, Minn., School Board to meet twice today
WILLMAR -- The Willmar School Board will meet twice today, first in a special meeting one hour from now. A special meeting is set for noon regarding the termination of the high school's head volleyball coach's contract. A regular board workshop meeting is set for 4:30 p.m. Both...
January 23, 2012 - 10:59am
January 10, 2012
Willmar, Minn., School Board moves to paperless meetings
WILLMAR -- Starting later this month, the Willmar School Board will stop using as much paper at its board meetings. The School District will be providing iPad2 tablet computers for the seven board members.
January 10, 2012 - 12:00am
NLS board starts budget cut process, meets with Minn. lawmakers
WILLMAR -- The New London-Spicer School Board adopted a resolution Monday directing the district's administration to make recommendations for budget reductions for the 2012-2013 school year. With the unanimous roll call vote, the district begins the annual process to cut the budget,...
January 10, 2012 - 12:00am
January 9, 2012
Willmar School Board meets today to elect officers
WILLMAR -- The Willmar School Board will meet at 4:30 p.m. today in the board room on the first floor of the Willmar Education and Arts Center. The board will hold its annual meeting to elect new officers and take care of other annual financial business. During the regular meeting,...
January 9, 2012 - 1:56pm
January 8, 2012
Willmar, Minn., School Board to meet Monday, will elect new officers
WILLMAR -- The Willmar School Board will meet at 4:30 p.m. Monday in the board room on the first floor of the Willmar Education and Arts Center, 611 Fifth St. S.W. The board will hold its annual meeting to elect new officers and take care of other annual financial business. During...
January 8, 2012 - 7:00am
December 31, 2011
Kandiyohi County Board to hold 2012 reorganizational meeting Tuesday
WILLMAR -- The Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners will hold its 2012 reorganizational meeting at 9 a.m.
December 31, 2011 - 12:00am