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Clinton tabs Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as running mate
Rural Maynard family escapes burning home
Tim Huber's attorney argues lack of probable cause in seeking dismissal of murder indictment
Confusion on procedure takes new Willmar position off council table
Relay for Life Kandiyohi County
Richards lifts Glenwood past BOLD and into state tournament
KRA revs up after weather delays
Roundup: VFW I heads into playoffs on hot streak
Sano breaks slump, leads Twins to victory
Stingers' rally fall short in loss to La Crosse
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
'My Ocean': On the Ordway Prairie in west central Minnesota
Frye -- Birkland
Dahl -- Schow
Lippert -- Marcus
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
Doty — St. Aubin
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
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Robert J. Swanberg
Evelyn "Evie" M. Mulder
Carol Ann Ringler
Ardis E. Smith
Myrtle M. Knutson
December 5, 2013
Western, central Minn. schools starting late
WILLMAR -- Schools in the region are opening two hours late this morning after Wednesday's winter storm. Blowing snow is in the forecast today, with highs in the single digits and wind chills to 20 below. Crews clearing the roads of snow were expecting another long day...
December 5, 2013 - 7:00am
December 4, 2013
West central Minn. schools closing early due to winter storm
WILLMAR — A number of area school districts will be closing early, according to the KWLM Operation Snow Desk. As of 11:35 a.m., the following school districts had announced they would close at 1 p.m.: Clarkfield Area Charter School, Dawson-Boyd, Echo Charter School, Lac...
December 4, 2013 - 11:58am
December 3, 2013
U.S. regulator to keep an eye on largest student loan servicers
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. consumer financial watchdog will soon start supervising the seven largest student loan servicers to ensure they treat borrowers fairly and comply with federal consumer laws, the agency said on Tuesday.
December 3, 2013 - 7:58am
December 1, 2013
Job shadows: Showing high school seniors what dream job is really like
WILLMAR — Seniors in high school probably get tired of all the questions — what are you going to do next year, where are you going to school,...
December 1, 2013 - 11:03pm
November 26, 2013
Consultant praises Willmar Community Education and Recreation
WILLMAR — The Willmar Community Education and Recreation Department got high marks in a consultant’s study of its organization. “I have never been in a school district that has a broader base of programs and services and collaborative opportunities,” said consultant Roger...
November 26, 2013 - 6:02am
New charter school in Willmar will be turning to area businesses for support, assistance
WILLMAR — Collaboration with area businesses will be a key to the success of a charter school planning to open next fall in Willmar, its organizers...
November 26, 2013 - 5:49am
Bush Foundation awards founder’s alma mater a grant of $100,000, YME plans to build science lab
GRANITE FALLS — Archibald Bush made his first earnings by trapping muskrats, but did a lot better later in life when he became chairman of...
November 26, 2013 - 3:56am
November 22, 2013
Middle School ICU: Program brings extra attention to late homework assignments
WILLMAR — Daegan Glesne had a rocky adjustment to Willmar Middle School this fall. At first, he turned in assignments late, if he turned them...
November 22, 2013 - 10:57pm
November 17, 2013
An energetic YES!
November 17, 2013 - 11:26pm
November 15, 2013
Details scarce about Willmar School Board's closed meeting
WILLMAR — The Willmar School District has so far not said what allegations against the School Board led to a closed meeting Tuesday night. Board member Dan Croonquist resigned after the closed meeting. According to Mark Anfinson, a Minnesota Newspaper Association attorney, the...
November 15, 2013 - 11:48pm
November 14, 2013
Willmar Middle School students learn that chemistry can be fun
Drop a can of Coke into a cylinder of water, and you can watch it sink gently to the bottom. Drop a can of Diet Coke in, and it will float at...
November 14, 2013 - 11:48pm
November 13, 2013
ACGC YES team planning to host day-long energy expo for community
GROVE CITY — For the last six years Jasmine Nieto has thrown her heart and soul into learning about and promoting energy conservation and recycling. Since...
November 13, 2013 - 11:43pm
November 12, 2013
NLS has negative unassigned fund balance of $787,084
NEW LONDON — The New London-Spicer School Board approved a resolution accepting the audit of the district’s finances by the accounting firm of Abdo, Eick and Meyers at the regular meeting Tuesday. The audit, which the board previewed at its Oct. 28 meeting, showed the district...
November 12, 2013 - 11:48pm
Willmar School Board member resigns
WILLMAR — Willmar School Board member Dan Croonquist of Kandiyohi resigned the board Tuesday after the board held a private meeting for nearly two hours. The meeting was closed to the public improperly and violated the Minnesota Open Meeting Law, according to an attorney with the...
November 12, 2013 - 11:33pm
November 11, 2013
Los Angeles schools slow rollout of iPads amid security concerns
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The Los Angeles school district is putting the brakes on a project to give an iPad to each student, a $1 billion initiative that is the largest rollout of its kind in the nation and has been plagued by students hacking the devices' security features.
November 11, 2013 - 10:02am