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Kandiyohi County Board to meet Friday
Truth-in-Taxation hearing to be held Monday at Willmar council meeting
U.S. presidential commission issues recommendations on cyber security
AgweekTV: Weather outlook
U.S. retirement investors not hitting post-election panic button
Toriumi's hat trick powers WarHawks
Dragons win first of two on northern road trip
Slagter scores 31 in Cards' tournament win
Aggressive D key to Cardinals' victory
Sartell/Sauk Rapids blanks Willmar
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'
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Read Live it! December-January issue
Knowing personalized risk for diabetes may not change lifestyles
Around our region published Nov. 30
Willmar Senior High announces first-term honor roll
Evelyn R. Yanish
Todd D. Johnson
Helen W. Olson
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Treat all ladies with respect
Minnesota Opinion: Free Vikes-tix perk 'looks bad' for all
Estrich commentary: Living in the Trump twilight
Editorial: Time for two school sides to find agreement
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
October 19, 2016
Legislative candidates debate education funding
WILLMAR — Increasing the K-12 education funding formula, closing the financial equity gap between metro and rural schools and finding ways...
October 19, 2016 - 8:08pm
October 18, 2016
Teacher contracts, diversity topics at Willmar School Board candidates forum
WILLMAR — The lack of a teacher contract settlement and diversity were prominent topics Tuesday evening for candidates for the Willmar...
October 18, 2016 - 11:02pm
October 10, 2016
Willmar Senior High addition will cost less than expected
WILLMAR — An addition at Willmar Senior High is expected to cost about $600,000 less than originally estimated. The Willmar School Board...
October 10, 2016 - 11:50pm
October 9, 2016
Willmar School Board to meet Monday
WILLMAR — The Willmar School Board will meet at 4:30 p.m. Monday in the boardroom on the first floor of the Willmar Education and Arts Center, 611 Fifth St. S.W. The board is scheduled to receive the district's annual audit and to award contracts for an addition at Willmar...
October 9, 2016 - 8:30pm
October 7, 2016
Kindergarten in Spanish
Rebecca Sheldon's kindergarten class formed a circle on the floor, each student laying out a selection of brightly dyed beans.
October 7, 2016 - 9:17pm
October 5, 2016
MACCRAY considers nearly $40M project
CLARA CITY — MACCRAY School Board members are determining the scope of work for a proposed single-campus system. The board members are aiming to have the main details of the project — and its expected cost — ready by month's end in order to bring a bond referendum...
October 5, 2016 - 7:34pm
October 4, 2016
Family classes tied to better school performance for poor kids
• Children in low-income families who get extra help building social skills before kindergarten may behave better and get higher grades than...
October 4, 2016 - 7:29am
September 28, 2016
Are U.S. public schools prepared for an emergency?
More than a fifth of U.S. school districts lack comprehensive plans to respond to natural disasters, epidemic diseases or other emergencies,...
September 28, 2016 - 12:02pm
September 26, 2016
Poetry, pugs raise awareness for new FAFSA timeline
What does a pug looking at a computer have to do with the Oct. 1 start date for parents and students to fill out the federal financial aid form...
September 26, 2016 - 5:19am
September 16, 2016
Kandiyohi County 4-H'ers earn livestock and project awards at State Fair
ST. PAUL—Minnesota 4-H'ers from 86 counties brought over 2,800 animals, more than 2,600 non-livestock exhibits, delivered more than 200 public presentations and participated in dozens of group learning experiences and public performances during the 2016 State Fair. Education...
September 16, 2016 - 9:37pm
NLS hears proposal for aeroponics system
NEW LONDON—A patented process to produce vegetables with an aeroponics method that was developed by a 1987 New London-Spicer graduate could...
September 16, 2016 - 4:25pm
Teacher negotiations in Willmar may be closer to a settlement
WILLMAR—Willmar's teachers and the school district may have taken a step toward resolving a two-year labor contract that expired nearly...
September 16, 2016 - 8:52am
September 13, 2016
Bids for finishes on new Willmar school opened Tuesday
WILLMAR—Bids on the third phase of construction on Willmar's new elementary school were opened Tuesday afternoon. The Willmar School Board...
September 13, 2016 - 9:38pm
September 12, 2016
Rules, rules, rules: They keep a school humming along
WILLMAR—The first week of school is a busy one for teachers and students alike. New shoes, new clothes, new teachers, names to learn—and...
September 12, 2016 - 9:21am
September 9, 2016
Willmar School Board meets Monday
WILLMAR—The Willmar School Board will meet at 4:30 p.m. Monday in the board room on the first floor of the Willmar Education and Arts Center. At the beginning of the meeting, the board will hold a public hearing on a proposed tax abatement to help fund a Kandi Mall improvement...
September 9, 2016 - 6:31pm