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New London man charged with stalking
Intersections in Willmar railroad bypass corridor to be studied this spring
Benson Schools develops facilities plan, HVAC cost estimates expected next month
Benson citizens group continues to advocate for school pool
Records published March 24
Minnesota State Boys Basketball Tournament -- Thursday roundup
Flyers keep Wild in check as Minnesota woes continue
Boys basketball: 'Jays leave feeling blue
Boys basketball: 'Jays leave feeling blue
State Basketball: North blisters Red Lake in Class A opener
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
'The Big Bang Theory' spinoff 'Young Sheldon' officially ordered at CBS
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
Play our Basketball Brackets Challenge
Ruth O. Jones
John E. Vold
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
Port: Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls criticism over #NoDAPL protests response “inaccurate and offensive”
American wines are gaining in popularity
Lost Italian: It all starts with Pasta Aglio e Olio
Swift: The new 'Maximum Overdrive': Could our appliances be too smart?
March 7, 2017
Letter: The importance of life lessons
I liked the story about the volunteers teaching knitting, because it reminded me of my first-grade teacher, Miss Keena, at the old Washington...
March 7, 2017 - 9:52pm
March 6, 2017
Audit: Educators do not understand how to use test results
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota students, no doubt, think they are tested too often, and now the state legislative auditor says those concerns should be...
March 6, 2017 - 4:47pm
Minn. university students give new grading system an F-minus
BEMIDJI, Minn.—Some Bemidji State University students are pushing back against a new grading scale that incorporates plusses and minuses...
March 6, 2017 - 10:36am
From the classroom to real life: Career event gives students hands-on lesson at Rice Hospital
WILLMAR—The morgue, tucked away on the lower level of Rice Memorial Hospital, is rarely seen by the public. But on Thursday the doors...
March 6, 2017 - 5:30am
March 3, 2017
Ojibwe teacher accused of starving horses to death resigns from Detroit Lakes school
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—He had been teaching Detroit Lakes High School students the Ojibwe language for only a little more than a semester...
March 3, 2017 - 5:12pm
Minn. high school staff bitten, injured in sprawling student melee
COTTAGE GROVE, Minn. -- A 15-year-old high school student student was arrested for assault and other charges for allegedly shoving, punching...
March 3, 2017 - 12:44pm
March 1, 2017
Scientists report why forests with more tree types grow better, faster
DULUTH, Minn.—It's been known for years that forests with lots of different tree species grow better and faster than forests with just...
March 1, 2017 - 9:29pm
February 25, 2017
Lunch with a Cop
The Willmar Police Department visited Roosevelt and Kennedy Elementary schools Thursday for Lunch with a Cop. Officers sat down with students...
February 25, 2017 - 6:07am
Willmar teen is National Merit finalist
WILLMAR — Being named a National Merit Finalist is a pretty big deal, but Francis Winter would rather we not talk about it that much....
February 25, 2017 - 5:18am
February 20, 2017
Minn. school district requiring approval of prom dresses before dance
OSAKIS, Minn.—A Minnesota school district is requiring girls who plan to attend its April prom to submit a photo of themselves wearing...
February 20, 2017 - 3:45pm
February 19, 2017
‘It makes you feel you belong’: Schools provide Muslim students space, time for daily prayers
PELICAN RAPIDS, Minn. — Somali immigrants who come to live here quickly learn to deal with the huge differences between Africa and America....
February 19, 2017 - 12:33pm
Amid problems, specialists wonder who's overseeing group that owns SAT
BOSTON—In January, the governing body of the College Board—the not-for-profit that owns the SAT college-entrance exam—met at...
February 19, 2017 - 8:00am
February 15, 2017
Willmar students help decide name of new school: Lakeland Elementary
WILLMAR — The new school in Willmar has a name — Lakeland Elementary. It also has a construction delay. The Willmar School Board...
February 15, 2017 - 10:01pm
MACCRAY board seeks to end divide
CLARA CITY — A divided MACCRAY School Board is looking for ways to unify after voters in the Feb. 7 referendum rejected a $38.8 million bond issue that would have created a single campus for the district. "People are asking: What now? What are we going to do now? Until we can...
February 15, 2017 - 7:21am
February 14, 2017
Rural schools lead Minnesota teacher shortage
ST. PAUL—When Lee Carlson entered his career in public education nearly 30 years ago, aspiring teachers could expect to compete with hundreds...
February 14, 2017 - 10:32am