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Former New York Mills teacher acquitted of charge alleging sexual contact with student
Inmate recaptured after walking away from Clay County Jail annex
What we know about the Al Franken accusations and responses
Hibbing native Perunovich leads UMD in scoring from defenseman position
Princeton gets payback, earns series split with Bemidji
Prep Bowl: Eden Prairie captures 11th state title
Heat scorch nets from 3, beat Timberwolves
Wild have had Blues rematch 'circled on the calendar'
David Cassidy, 1970s teen idol who starred on 'The Partridge Family,' dies at 67
Inside RFD-TV, the network that covets rural and older viewers
Charlie Rose harassed us, eight women say
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
Holidaze parade ushers in holiday season Saturday in downtown Willmar
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
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
Lois M. Toupal
Catherine A. Brainard
Commentary: Sen. Franken still hasn't denied grabbing women
Tribune Editorial: Thanksgiving is a time to appreciate all our blessings
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
Garrison Keillor: It's Thanksgiving. Be Happy.
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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February 18, 2009
State education commissioner approves Litchfield School's May 19 referendum
LITCHFIELD -- Litchfield Public Schools will propose a new operating levy to local voters in a May 19 referendum. Superintendent Bill Wold said today that the Litchfield School District received an e-mail notification from the commissioner of the state Department of Education this...
February 18, 2009 - 2:22pm
February 11, 2009
School officials in Litch. to seek referendum OK from the Minn. education dept.
LITCHFIELD -- Litchfield Public Schools is wasting no time as it looks to get out of statutory operating debt. The school district on Tuesday sent a referendum request to the state Department of Education Tuesday after the School Board approved a resolution during Monday's meeting....
February 11, 2009 - 12:00am
February 10, 2009
Litchfield Schools requesting May 19 referendum from Dept. of Education
Updated 2:30 p.m. LITCHFIELD -- The Litchfield School District is requesting permission from the state Department of Education to propose a May 19 operating levy to local voters. Superintendent Bill Wold said the Litchfield School District sent a referendum request to the state...
February 10, 2009 - 2:30pm
February 9, 2009
Litchfield School Board discussing dates for future operating levy referendum tonight
LITCHFIELD -- The Litchfield School Board will discuss tonight when to propose an operating levy referendum to district voters this year. According to the Litchfield School District agenda for tonight's meeting, the board will begin discussions about proposing a referendum to district...
February 9, 2009 - 5:00pm
January 28, 2009
Litchfield's SOD plan approved by Dept. of Education
LITCHFIELD -- The Litchfield School District will propose a referendum this year after the Minnesota Department of Education approved its statutory operating debt recovery plan. Following two months of discussion and dissection, the state approved Litchfield Public Schools' plan...
January 28, 2009 - 12:00am
January 27, 2009
Litchfield Schools' statutory operating debt plan approved by Dept. of Education
LITCHFIELD -- The Minnesota Department of Education has approved Litchfield Public Schools' recovery plan for getting out of statutory operating debt. Superintendent Bill Wold said today the state Department of Education approved the plan last week. Wold updated the School Board...
January 27, 2009 - 2:45pm
Letter: Leveraged into insolvency
In 1994 Golden Oval was started as a farmer-owned co-op to add value to members' corn.
January 27, 2009 - 12:00am
January 14, 2009
Litchfield Schools approves cuts of $894K for 2009-10, 2010-11 in effort to get out of statutory operating debt
LITCHFIELD -- Litchfield Public Schools will seek approval from the commissioner of the state Department of Education after the School Board authorized the district's plan for exiting statutory operating debt. Superintendent Bill Wold said Tuesday the School Board unanimously approved...
January 14, 2009 - 12:00am
January 13, 2009
Litchfield School Board approves district statutory operating debt plan
LITCHFIELD -- The Litchfield School Board gave its final approval of the school district's plan for exiting statutory operating debt Monday during its first school board meeting of 2009. Superintendent Bill Wold said today the School Board unanimously approved the district's exit...
January 13, 2009 - 3:10pm
December 22, 2008
Litchfield School Board debating cuts worth $894K tonight for '09-10, '10-11
LITCHFIELD -- The Litchfield School Board will discuss budget reductions worth $894,000 tonight during its last meeting of 2008. According to a Monday e-mail from Superintendent Bill Wold, the administration of Litchfield Public Schools will recommend up to $894,000 in budget cuts...
December 22, 2008 - 2:45pm
December 10, 2008
$1.1M in cuts likely as Litchfield Schools looks for ways to get out of statutory operating debt
LITCHFIELD -- The Litchfield School District could end up cutting more than $1.1 million from its budget as part of a three-year plan to get out of statutory operating debt. The School Board on Monday made $328,750 in budget cuts for the school year.
December 10, 2008 - 12:00am
December 5, 2008
Unexpected special education debt puts Litchfield School District in statutory operating debt
Litchfield School District Superintendent Bill Wold said Friday the School Board will make over $200,000 in budget cuts Monday as the first phase of the district's plan to get out of statutory operating debt. By state definition, a school district is in statutory operating debt when...
December 5, 2008 - 2:00pm
September 24, 2008
After long struggle, ACGC is back in black
ATWATER -- After four years of having the scarlet letters S-O-D attached to their school, the Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City School District is now free from that negative financial title. An audit completed this month has determined ACGC is no longer in statutory operating debt, which...
September 24, 2008 - 12:00am
September 23, 2008
ACGC out of statutory operating debt
ATWATER - The Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City School District is now out of statutory operating debt. The announcement was made Monday during the School Board meeting in Atwater. The district was placed in statutory operating debt four years ago when its level of debt exceeded state standards. Getting...
September 23, 2008 - 8:00am