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October 19, 2016
Legislative candidate Mary Sawatzky, center, responds to a question Wednesday during the candidate forum at the Willmar Conference Center. Sawatzky is running against Rep. Dave Baker, left, in District 17B.

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Legislative candidates debate education funding
October 19, 2016 - 8:08pm
October 18, 2016
Briana Sanchez / TribuneTammy Barnes, Justin Bos, Mike Reynolds and Scott Thaden  responds to a series of questions Tuesday night at the school board forum. Brian Kath and Jackie Saulsbury were not in attendance.
Teacher contracts, diversity topics at Willmar School Board candidates forum
October 18, 2016 - 11:02pm
October 10, 2016
Willmar Senior High addition will cost less than expected
October 10, 2016 - 11:50pm
October 9, 2016
Willmar School Board to meet Monday
October 9, 2016 - 8:30pm
October 7, 2016
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Kindergarten in Spanish
October 7, 2016 - 9:17pm
October 5, 2016
MACCRAY considers nearly $40M project
October 5, 2016 - 7:34pm
October 4, 2016
A program for pre-kindergarten families that teaches kids skills like sharing may yield better behavior and higher grades, a small study suggests. / Tribune
Family classes tied to better school performance for poor kids
October 4, 2016 - 7:29am
September 28, 2016
“Schools have direct contact with approximately 95 percent of America’s children between 5 and 17 years of age, for about six hours a day, and are active partners in infectious disease prevention and control and in the unfolding of any emergency event such as floods or hurricanes,” said lead report author Brenda Silverman of the CDC. Pixabay
Are U.S. public schools prepared for an emergency?
September 28, 2016 - 12:02pm
September 26, 2016
In this undated photo, an MBA graduate from Columbia University is pictured during commencement. REUTERS/Chip East
Poetry, pugs raise awareness for new FAFSA timeline
September 26, 2016 - 5:19am
September 16, 2016
Kandiyohi County 4-H'ers earn livestock and project awards at State Fair
September 16, 2016 - 9:37pm
A grow station is shown at Living Greens Farms, based in Faribault. The business uses aeroponics, which involves growing plants by having roots exposed to oxygen and fed with a mist of water. (Living Greens Farm photo)
NLS hears proposal for aeroponics system
September 16, 2016 - 4:25pm
Teacher negotiations in Willmar may be closer to a settlement
September 16, 2016 - 8:52am
September 13, 2016
Ruben Bermubez, Triple V Concrete Construction, works on the footing and the foundation walls Tuesday at the site of the new Willmar elementary school. Duininck Inc. is the excavator for this stage in construction. Bids were opened Tuesday for the third stage of construction.

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Bids for finishes on new Willmar school opened Tuesday
September 13, 2016 - 9:38pm
September 12, 2016
Jim Mitteness, dean of students, and Emily Streich, first grade teacher, talk to students about playground manners during the STARS student behavior program on Friday at Roosevelt Elementary School. Mitteness told the kids that they are all friends on the playground and they should all play with one another. Briana Sanchez / Tribune
Rules, rules, rules: They keep a school humming along
September 12, 2016 - 9:21am
September 9, 2016
Willmar School Board meets Monday
September 9, 2016 - 6:31pm