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Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
Rising above the fire
In Trump/Clinton face-off on Monday, winning over women will be key
Records summary for Sept. 24
Report: Loaded gun found in N.C. had fingerprints matching victim
NLS turns back Crusaders
Prep Football: Minneota edges 'Jacks in OT
Roundup: Ridgewater recovers from deficit to head off national champs
Second-half stumbles derail Willmar
WCT Sports Show: Willmar and Morris volleyball play crucial matches; Willmar girls cross country rolls
Brad Pitt expresses sadness over divorce filing
Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt
Ticket prices for Prince tribute concert start at $19.99
Mikko Cowdery, QuadraFeelyAxs performing this weekend in Willmar
19th annual Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! festival to be held this weekend
Simplified French onion soup recipe perfect for home cooks
Likely world record elk shot by Montana archer
As baby leaves go gender-neutral, dads get time off
Choosing stronger sunscreen would reduce women's melanoma risk
Organic oats make these Monster Cookies scary good
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
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
Don E. Miller
Jozy Lyn Saterbak
Pauline M. Chambers
Thomas: Just more terror, more denials
Harrop: Could Britain Become the Fourth Amigo?
Deepen Charleston's port, and the big ships will come
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
Commentary: Table is set for special session
October 29, 2015
New London-Spicer voters to decide bond
NEW LONDON — Voters in the New London-Spicer School District will go to the polls Tuesday to decide whether or not to approve a $21.6 million bond for a building project. The proposal includes a performing arts center and gym at the high school/middle school, additional classrooms...
October 29, 2015 - 11:23pm
October 26, 2015
School land sale delayed, still on track
WILLMAR — A purchase agreement for land for a new elementary school in Willmar is not ready yet, but it should be coming soon. The Willmar School Board had been scheduled to approve the purchase agreement at a special meeting Monday, but the paperwork wasn’t ready. Superintendent...
October 26, 2015 - 11:56pm
October 12, 2015
Willmar School Board picks site for new elementary school
WILLMAR — The Willmar School Board has chosen a site for a new elementary school near the intersection of Willmar Avenue and Lakeland Drive...
October 12, 2015 - 10:59pm
August 25, 2015
New London-Spicer School Board: Taxes will go down with bond
NEW LONDON –– When New London-Spicer students attend their school open house Thursday to meet their teachers and see their classrooms, their parents will receive information about a $21.6 million proposal to expand the school facilities. The district has set a Nov. 3 special...
August 25, 2015 - 11:30pm
May 12, 2015
Cavco acquires Friendship Homes of Montevideo
MONTEVIDEO — Friendship Homes in Montevideo is now part of Cavco Industries Inc. The recent acquisition makes the local operation a part of one of the country’s leading producers of manufactured and modular housing, park model RVs, and vacation cabins in the United States. Cavco...
May 12, 2015 - 2:01pm
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...
March 25, 2015 - 8:04pm
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...
January 26, 2015 - 11:50pm
December 29, 2014
Construction values in Willmar-area triple
WILLMAR — The year 2014 is shaping up to be an excellent year for construction values in Willmar. “2014 will be the best year we’ve had...
December 29, 2014 - 10:02pm
September 24, 2014
NLS residents learn about school’s $14.6M building proposal
NEW LONDON — During band and choir concerts at New London-Spicer schools parents sit on bleachers and the music rumbles through the high ceilings of the gym. Drama students catch after-school rides to downtown New London to practice in the “Little Theater” that’s leased from...
September 24, 2014 - 11:24pm
September 23, 2014
With architects on board, planning starts on $5.8 million justice center in Granite Falls
GRANITE FALLS —Yellow Medicine County is taking its first steps toward replacing its courthouse building, originally built in 1889 and expanded in the 1970s. The County Board of Commissioners met Tuesday with the architects and construction manager for the project to begin planning...
September 23, 2014 - 11:27pm
August 18, 2014
Bethesda breaks ground this week for $21M project in Willmar
WILLMAR — Ground will be officially broken Thursday for a $21 million project to expand the Bethesda Health and Housing campus. Beds at the...
August 18, 2014 - 11:46pm
June 24, 2014
New London-Spicer School Board OKs budget, receives building project update
NEW LONDON — The New London-Spicer School Board on Monday approved the district’s 2014-2015 budget and received an update on the district’s plans to put a $14 million building project on the November ballot for voter approval of bonding. The budget includes general fund revenues...
June 24, 2014 - 11:24pm
June 18, 2014
Willmar to consider increases in building permit fees, plumbing fees
WILLMAR — The Willmar City Council will pursue an ordinance that would increase building permit fees approximately 11.5 percent and increase plumbing fixture fees from $7 to $20 per fixture. The plumbing fee increase would bring the city more in line with the state of Minnesota...
June 18, 2014 - 11:16pm
May 28, 2014
YM County selects contractor for courthouse project
GRANITE FALLS — A path is starting to take shape towards building a new facility to replace and raze the 1889 courthouse and a 1970’s addition to it in Yellow Medicine County. The county board of commissioners selected the Contegrity Group Inc. of Little Falls to serve as general...
May 28, 2014 - 12:21am
May 6, 2014
21st century: CMCS launches next phase of expansion
PRINSBURG — A 21st century learning environment is a far cry from a one-room school house, but both can be said to have the same starting point:...
May 6, 2014 - 11:17pm