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Discipline key to farmers' financial success
Trump's labor pick sends early warning sign to worker advocates
Records published Dec. 9
New London man to serve eight years for meth sale
For U.S. veterans, pipeline protest promises to galvanize activism
Tough night on ice
Morris/CA boys down Lakers in OT
Card slow, then stop, St. Cloud Tech
LQPV rebounds in second half, wins in OT
Cards warm up for Classic with win over Rocori
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Who's the most overpaid actor in Hollywood?
Benson, Minn., native pens: 'Mama's Knight: A Cancer Story of Love'"
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Vernon "Bud" Blindt
Enid Evangeline Martell Olson
Cheryl (Cheri) Rae Downs Holgerson
Cindy K Skaalerud Pasatiempo
Letter: Let's show more appreciation
Letter: Why downtowns are failing
Letter: More alike than different
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Our values have hit rock bottom
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
November 20, 2009
Litchfield native Carlson, Seahawks to face Vikings at Metrodome on Sunday
Somewhere in the sea of purple among the throng at the Metrodome on Sunday will be a small pool of green. It might be Litchfield Dragons green...
November 20, 2009 - 12:00am
October 27, 2009
NLS OKs grant application to help students pay fees, buy more AEDs
NEW LONDON -- The New London-Spicer School Board unanimously approved a resolution Monday supporting a grant application to the Minnesota State High School League for funding to help low-income students pay participation fees and for automated external deliberators and training. The...
October 27, 2009 - 12:00am
September 15, 2009
NLS board OKs bond sale, hears report on enrollment
NEW LONDON -- The New London-Spicer school board on Monday authorized the sale of $2.2 million in general obligation bonds to finance the district's other post-employment benefit obligations. The authorization will allow the board to approve the bond sale at the next meeting Sept....
September 15, 2009 - 12:00am
September 1, 2009
Letter: Suggestions for dangerous intersection
Perhaps it is time to stop "studying the solutions" for the corner of North Highway 71 and County Road 24 and take some positive action before we have another fatal accident. Here are my suggestions: Lower the speed limit to 40 mph. If it can be done in Spicer, it can be done in...
September 1, 2009 - 12:00am
July 30, 2009
You say 'goodbye' and I say 'hello'
July 30, 2009 - 12:00am
New London-Spicer School Board considers background check policy for all volunteers
NEW LONDON -- The New London-Spicer School Board approved Monday the first reading of an updated policy on background checks for district volunteers, for athletic or academic events. The proposed changes to the policy include that all volunteers, regardless of whether or not they...
April 30, 2009 - 12:00am
April 28, 2009
NLS School Board OKs $347K in budget cuts
NEW LONDON -- The New London-Spicer School Board unanimously approved $347,236 in budget cuts for the 2009-10 school year at the regular meeting Monday. The cuts include the elimination of 2.83 full-time-equivalent teaching positions from the middle school and high sc-hool and funding...
April 28, 2009 - 12:00am
March 18, 2009
School officials vote in favor of expansion at Roosevelt Elementery School
WILLMAR -- It might seem counterintuitive for the Willmar School District to spend $1.5 million on a building addition while cutting $2.7 million...
March 18, 2009 - 12:00am
December 9, 2008
Facing $1.6M in cuts, Willmar drops high school French program
WILLMAR -- The French program will be dropped from the Willmar Senior High schedule after this school year. The Willmar School Board approved the change at its meeting Monday. It's the first of numerous budget reductions the board expects to adopt before the school year ends. The...
December 9, 2008 - 12:00am
November 25, 2008
Carlson -- Wheeler
Gina Carlson and Bill Wheeler were united in marriage Aug. 23 at Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic Church in Spicer. The bride is the daughter...
November 25, 2008 - 12:00am
November 12, 2008
Willmar school officials chafe over federal law requirements in math, reading
WILLMAR -- Members of the Willmar School Board vented their frustration with federal education law Monday, when they approved an "improvement plan" for Kennedy Elementary School. The plan is required under the No Child Left Behind federal education law because students in some groups...
November 12, 2008 - 12:00am
November 6, 2008
$1.6 million budget cut debate will begin soon in Willmar
WILLMAR -- Discussions will begin soon on the future of Willmar Public Schools, with an estimated $1.6 million in budget cuts needed at the end of the year. Voters approved the first part of a two-part operating levy in Tuesday's election. That allows the district to avoid much larger...
November 6, 2008 - 12:00am
November 5, 2008
Reierson and deCathelineau chosen for vacated Spicer City Council seats
SPICER -- Spicer City Council candidates Jerry Reierson and Robin deCathelineau will occupy the city's two vacated council seats beginning in 2009. Reierson and deCathelineau were elected to Spicer's two open City Council seats Tuesday with Reierson receiving 322 votes and deCathelineau...
November 5, 2008 - 12:00am
October 11, 2008
Gillis -- Carlson
Amy Gillis and Ted Carlson were united in marriage July 19 at an outdoor ceremony in Covington, Ga. The bride is the daughter of Vernon...
October 11, 2008 - 12:00am
September 25, 2008
Grove City woman featured in PSA
It's not about just having the creepy crawlies for Kristin Carlson of Grove City. It's about her life. And it's about empowerment and opportunity for fellow victims of the invisible disease known as Restless Leg Syndrome. This past May, Carlson was selected to fly to New York City,...
September 25, 2008 - 12:00am