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Paul Gazelka: The Brainerd man for the statewide Republican moment
As Nolan votes, challengers hit back on taxes
Minnesota voters supported 82 percent of tax levies in November
Where and how to buy your turkey from a Minnesota turkey farmer
Divide dahlias in fall for winter storage
'Dogs fit to be split: Miami rallies to down UMD and earn split of NCHC series
Oshie, Holtby guide Capitals past Wild
Experience will guide Twins as they weigh extensions for budding stars
Vikings' stout defense set to clash with Rams' explosive offense
Gophers' QB Croft struggles in loss to Northwestern
Why is Peter Dinklage still stuck playing characters defined by dwarfism?
From Fred and Ginger to Kate and Leo: When movie couples make fans hope for real-life love
'Marian' opens tonight on Ridgewater College stage in Willmar
Jimmy Fallon to host live Super Bowl edition of ‘The Tonight Show’ in Minneapolis
Garth Brooks lip-syncing controversy at the CMA Awards really hit a nerve
What you need in your winter survival kit
'Made in America' concerts set by Prairie Arts Chorale
Generations section now available online
500 years of Reformation brings together some 800 people in Willmar
Protecting a special place: Thanks to Prairie Woods, Geer Island will remain a natural sanctuary
October/November issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Ruth A. Schmitt
Roland H. Severson
Gloria Leola Schauer
Sammy W. Brazzle, Jr.
LaVonne A. Welter
Letter: Farm economy needs rescuing
Tribune Editorial: County sales tax needed to invest in critical infrastructure
Letter: Do your part to keep roads safe
Letter: More truths are coming out
Commentary: Don't hold your breath for a 'reckoning' on Bill Clinton
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball playoff preview
WCT Sports Show: Mid-Season Football Rankings
WCT Sports Show: Area volleyball contenders
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
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Emma Anne Williams
Unique mental health program will expire unless Legislature extends grant
For a rural student who has mental health issues, just getting to appointments with a mental health professional whose office is miles away can...
January 18, 2011 - 12:00am
September 4, 2010
Communication blitz prepares ACGC for 4-day week
GROVE CITY -- Community meetings, special mailings, website information and calendars clearly marking which days there will be school and which...
September 4, 2010 - 12:00am
June 30, 2010
ACGC approves conservative budget for 2010-11
GROVE CITY -- Two years after getting out of statutory operating debt, and with the threat of a relapse nipping at their heels, the ACGC School Board approved another tight budget this week. The $8.1 million budget is "conservative, conservative, conservative," said Superintendent...
June 30, 2010 - 12:00am
May 26, 2010
ACGC officials to research restructuring elementary school in Cosmos to offset latest enrollment decline
GROVE CITY -- Declining enrollment at the elementary school in Cosmos has prompted the ACGC School Board to consider restructuring the K-4 grade school. What that restructuring could look like is unclear at this point but potential changes include moving elementary students out,...
May 26, 2010 - 12:00am
May 13, 2010
ACGC four-day school week gets blessing, will begin in fall
GROVE CITY -- Starting this fall, students in the Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City School District will be going to school just four days a week under a plan approved by the state Department of Education. ACGC Superintendent Sherri Broderius said she was notified Monday that the district...
May 13, 2010 - 12:00am
April 29, 2010
ACGC School Board weighing up combining 1st, 2nd grades at Cosmos elementary school
GROVE CITY -- First- and second-grade students attending the elementary school in Cosmos could be sharing a classroom and a teacher next year. The Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City School Board is considering combining the two grades because of low student numbers. The enrollment for first-graders...
April 29, 2010 - 12:00am
April 2, 2010
ACGC completes four-day school week application form
GROVE CITY -- The Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City School District met its April 1 goal of completing a state application for a flexible school calendar. If the state agrees, ACGC intends to implement a four-day school week this fall. The final paperwork for the lengthy application was...
April 2, 2010 - 12:00am
February 24, 2010
ACGC seeks input on four-day calendar
GROVE CITY -- The ACGC School Board agreed Monday to continue its exploratory look at implementing a four-day school week. The next step is conducting three community meetings next month. The public presentations will focus on how school officials would convert a five-day schedule...
February 24, 2010 - 12:00am
February 4, 2010
ACGC boss: 'Small cuts are not cutting it',' district explores the option of a 4-day week to save cash,
ATWATER -- Sherri Broderius carries a manila envelope with the words "4 Day Week" printed in bold letters on the front. Inside the envelope...
February 4, 2010 - 12:00am
January 9, 2010
ACGC plans to research four-day schedule
GROVE CITY -- Potential cost savings, and the possibility of capturing some educational benefits by going to a four-day school schedule, has piqued the interest of the Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City School Board. During a brief organizational meeting Thursday morning, the board directed...
January 9, 2010 - 12:00am
December 23, 2009
ACGC board reaches tentative agreement with teachers
GROVE CITY -- With the help of a professional mediator, the Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City School Board reached a tentative two-year contract agreement with the district's certified staff this week. Pending the outcome of a vote by the 61 teachers, the agreement could receive final board...
December 23, 2009 - 12:00am
November 28, 2009
Zero increase in state funding appears likely at ACGC this year
GROVE CITY -- School districts that are planning budgets based on what state aid may be don't have a lot of options. "Our choices are zero or zero or negative one," said Sherri Broderius, superintendent at the Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City School District. Talk among school superintendents...
November 28, 2009 - 12:00am
November 3, 2009
ACGC educators wear more than just one hat
It's amazing Sherri Broderius and Dave Oehrlien don't collide with each other. It would be quite understandable if the two Atwater-Cosmos-Grove...
November 3, 2009 - 12:00am
September 30, 2009
ACGC rents out more space at Cosmos school for new program
GROVE CITY -- Another classroom at the elementary school in Cosmos is being leased by the Southwest/West Central Minnesota Service Cooperative for a special education and autism program. The cooperative began leasing most of the rooms in an empty wing of the school this summer for...
September 30, 2009 - 12:00am
August 26, 2009
ACGC officials get ball rolling in preparing for possible H1N1 influenza outbreak later in year
GROVE CITY -- A set of guidelines for dealing with the H1N1 influenza will be used this year in the Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City School District. The school board reviewed the guidelines at its meeting Monday. Because the information regarding the influenza is "so fluid it changes...
August 26, 2009 - 12:00am