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Mills drops request for election recount in 8th District race
Separation anxiety: Trump's management style poses challenges in Oval Office
U.S. payrolls rise solidly; jobless rate falls to nine-year low
EMT Willmar ambulance hosts 10th annual toy drive
Mills drops request for recount in 8th District race
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
Gophers look to toughen up after first loss
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'
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
Obama's latest shrug of the shoulders
Helen W. Olson
Evelyn R. Yanish
Todd D. Johnson
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
September 2, 2016
Willmar Middle School will be ready for students Tuesday
WILLMAR—Willmar Middle School has gone through a behind-the-scenes update, but students may not notice most of it when they come back to...
September 2, 2016 - 9:30am
Housing classes to be offered in Willmar and Marshall
WILLMAR—The Minnesota Multi-Housing Association is conducting three classes for property managers of multi-housing units. At the Marshall City Hall from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sept. 14, the class Fundamentals for Rental Housing Management in Minnesota will be held. The course will cover...
September 2, 2016 - 9:05am
August 29, 2016
Kennedy Elementary plans new parking, drop-off routine in morning
WILLMAR—Parents and kids will have a new morning routine this fall at Kennedy Elementary School in Willmar, but it should be somewhat familiar....
August 29, 2016 - 4:00am
August 23, 2016
NLS breaks ground on $20.6 million project
NEW LONDON—Among the hard-hat-wearing, gold-shovel-wielding officials lined up Monday to break ground on the $20.6 million construction...
August 23, 2016 - 7:44pm
August 21, 2016
Learning leadership on the lake at Tall Ships Duluth
DULUTH, Minn.—When the schooner Abbey Road made its way through the Duluth ship canal in Thursday's Parade of Sail, a ninth-grader was...
August 21, 2016 - 7:26pm
August 20, 2016
New Summer Academy gets kids ready for 9th grade
WILLMAR—Starting high school with a half credit toward graduation isn't such a bad deal, even it if means going to school a few weeks early....
August 20, 2016 - 9:40am
August 18, 2016
Willmar changes teacher layoff policy
WILLMAR—The Willmar School Board has voted to end the practice of laying off all non-tenured teachers in the district each spring. The board adopted a revised employee handbook at its Monday meeting that changed the policy. In the future, non-tenured teachers will be laid off...
August 18, 2016 - 11:30pm
August 17, 2016
Willmar teachers, board end negotiations session without settlement
WILLMAR—The next effort in resolving contract talks between the Willmar School Board and its teachers will be looking for discrepancies between the two sides' cost calculations. School officials and negotiators for Education Minnesota-Willmar met for about two hours Wednesday...
August 17, 2016 - 9:50pm
August 9, 2016
New instructors join Ridgewater College
WILLMAR—Kami Schoenfeld and Doug Lind have joined Ridgewater College as farm business management instructors. Lind will cover Renville, Redwood and Yellow Medicine counties and adjacent areas. A graduate of Carleton College with a bachelor's degree in economics, Lind has worked...
August 9, 2016 - 12:06pm
U of M student working to find cure for disease that killed his friend
MINNEAPOLIS — Some of Mitch Kluesner’s happiest high-school memories are of hanging out with Zach Sobiech during the late Lakeland, Minn.,...
August 9, 2016 - 8:05am
August 8, 2016
Three area schools to receive state pre-K funding
WILLMAR—Three area school districts have been awarded state funding to implement voluntary pre-kindergarten programs this fall. Benson,...
August 8, 2016 - 9:17pm
From Willmar they ride to keep scholastic opportunities alive
Some 40 motorcycles and other vehicles participated Sunday in the seventh annual American Legion Legacy Scholarship ride. Participants rode from...
August 8, 2016 - 10:31am
July 28, 2016
Math, reading scores stall in latest round of Minnesota testing
After another round of disappointing standardized test results, Education Commissioner Brenda Cassellius said the state may never boost the academic...
July 28, 2016 - 3:06pm
July 27, 2016
NLS opens bids for $20.6M construction project
NEW LONDON -- A long row of manilla envelopes lined a table in the New London-Spicer cafeteria Tuesday afternoon as bids were opened on 37 different...
July 27, 2016 - 11:50pm
NLS opens bids for $20.6M construction project
NEW LONDON—A long row of manilla envelopes lined a table in the New London-Spicer cafeteria Tuesday afternoon as bids were opened on 37 different contracts for the school district's $20.6 million construction project. In a November referendum, district voters approved building...
July 27, 2016 - 12:00am