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Minn. chicken processor announces expansion
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Wild too much for Kings
Creative Minnesota presentation in Willmar, Minn., postponed
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Editorial: Meeting IDs some Willmar objectives
Letter: ACGC’s four-day week
Letter: Support our Willmar schools
Letter: I’m proud of the Wllmar 5
March 25, 2015
NLS to pick architect for facilities plan
NEW LONDON —Three architectural firms pitched their plans this week for how they would lead the New London-Spicer School District through the development of a facility expansion project. Next month the board will visit project sites the three firms were involved with and in May...
news / education
March 25, 2015 - 8:04pm
January 29, 2015
Benson bond moves forward
BENSON — School board members in Benson are hopeful of finalizing plans for an estimated $16 million in facilities improvements this coming month, with an eye towards a possible vote on a bond in May. Benson Superintendent of Schools Dennis Laumeyer said board members have decided...
news / region
January 29, 2015 - 11:55pm
January 27, 2015
Sneak peak at facilities survey shows support for pared-down project
NEW LONDON — A sneak peak at early survey results sheds some light on why a $14.6 million building bond failed in a referendum last fall in the New London-Spicer School District. The preliminary responses may also provide direction if another attempt to gain voter approval for...
news / local
January 27, 2015 - 11:00pm
January 26, 2015
Willmar school voters to decide $51.6M bond issue
WILLMAR — Willmar School District voters are being asked to support a $51,604,000 bond issue to meet the district’s educational needs and ease crowding. School Board members unanimously voted at a special board meeting Monday to put the $51.6 million issue to a vote on May 19...
news / local
January 26, 2015 - 11:50pm
January 16, 2015
Survey says: NLS School Board seeks answers on why bond failed
NEW LONDON — A survey that seeks answers on why a proposed $14.6 million construction project failed to win voter approval last fall was sent to residents in the New London-Spicer School District this week. The School Board wants responses completed by Jan. 26 so that members can...
January 16, 2015 - 10:39pm
January 7, 2015
Renville County West School District voters approve $5.4M school bond
RENVILLE — Voters in the Renville County West School District approved a $5.4 million bond issue to upgrade school facilities Tuesday. Voters cast 631 ballots in favor of the project and 528 against on a day featuring sub-zero wind chills. Voters rejected a similar bond measure...
January 7, 2015 - 10:27pm
Benson Schools propose $15.3M bond
BENSON — Benson school board members plan to bring an estimated $15.3 million bond issue to voters this May to upgrade school facilities. Board members hosted meetings Tuesday and Wednesday in the Junior High Auditorium to offer an outline of the plan and gather public input. The...
January 7, 2015 - 10:23pm
January 28, 2014
MACCRAY mulls committee to look at building issue anew
CLARA CITY — Just weeks after voters rejected a $20 million bond proposal to build a central elementary school, MACCRAY School Board members are going back to the drawing board to develop a new approach and, it is hoped, heal a divided district. Board members informally expressed...
news / local
January 28, 2014 - 11:49pm