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Petition signed by more than 1,700 urge school water balloon fight charges to be dropped
80K in Nazi memorabilia, guns stolen from rural Barnesville home; couple arrested
BBQ Boot Camp serves up a smokey sell-out in Fargo
Troopers from SD, Minnesota plan Interstate 90 Memorial Day weekend crackdown
Straight talk on land rent: Are landowners or renters right?
Grand Forks native scales Mount Everest, completes the Seven Summits
Texas man lands record-setting largemouth bass using rather unconventional piece of bait
Prep Softball: Gjerde does Saints' heavy lifting
Local Roundup: Area tennis players advance to 6A semifinals
Vikings still don't know if Bridgewater will ever play in NFL again
Former Arkansas Gov. takes 'Huckabee' from Fox News to religious broadcaster
Ellen DeGeneres lands new Netflix stand up special
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
'Last Man Standing': 20th Century Fox TV to seek new home for Tim Allen comedy
Memorial Day travel volume expected highest since 2005
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
Art competition: High school artists gather in New London
Stories needed to create 'Milan: The Musical!'
Minnesota Orchestra brings classical music to Willmar
David J. Peterson
Marilyn Ruth Rusthoven
Dr. Richard Clausen
Manworld tried extra hard this week to tell women 'no.' We weren't listening.
Five startling things Betsy Devos told (or wouldn't tell) Congress
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Dionne: The wider Trump scandal
Cartoon by Steve Benson
March 22, 2017
Minnesota State says students need more emergency cash aid, food support, child care grants
ST. PAUL—The Minnesota State system wants its colleges and universities to do more to help students with basic life needs, such as food,...
March 22, 2017 - 4:54pm
March 20, 2017
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
LOS ANGELES - "Sesame Street" will welcome a new Muppet to its TV family on April 10 with a special episode designed to introduce viewers to...
March 20, 2017 - 3:46pm
Former U of M researcher awarded $1 in sexual harassment case
MINNEAPOLIS -- A former University of Minnesota researcher was sexually harassed by a supervisor but suffered no actual damages, a federal jury...
March 20, 2017 - 12:43pm
March 16, 2017
Minnesota House advances changes to teacher layoff rules
ST. PAUL — Plans from Minnesota House Republicans to give local school leaders more control over which teachers are laid off faces difficult...
March 16, 2017 - 8:15pm
March 15, 2017
Seniority-based teacher layoffs debate to reignite at Minnesota Capitol
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota House will debate legislation Thursday that could give local school leaders more control over which teachers get...
March 15, 2017 - 8:36pm
Update: Jared Anez, 45, Willmar School Board chairman and businessman, dies unexpectedly
WILLMAR — Jared Anez, chairman of the Willmar School Board, died unexpectedly Tuesday morning in Willmar. Anez, 45, reportedly was found...
March 15, 2017 - 5:49am
March 14, 2017
March 14: Willmar School Board Chairman Anez dies unexpectedly
WILLMAR — Jared Anez, chairman of the Willmar School Board, died unexpectedly Tuesday. Anez, 45, reportedly was found unresponsive after...
March 14, 2017 - 7:09pm
Minn. communities, schools seeing benefits of being Super Bowl hosts
MOORHEAD, Minn. — While there are still more than 300 days before the Super Bowl is played at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, communities...
March 14, 2017 - 3:50pm
Clara City EDA discusses MACCRAY discord
CLARA CITY — Members of the Clara City Economic Development Authority are considering whether to invite their counterparts in Raymond and...
March 14, 2017 - 6:26am
Willmar board sets 2017-18 school calendar
WILLMAR — The 2017-18 school year will kick off for students Sept. 5, the day after Labor Day this fall. The year will end with a June...
March 14, 2017 - 5:45am
March 13, 2017
Letter: Urdahl is a champion for education
I'm writing in response to a recent letter to the editor that said, " Urdahl has failed us." I know Rep. Dean Urdahl and have worked with him...
March 13, 2017 - 12:51pm
March 11, 2017
Minnesota schools slow to implement the Common Core national academic benchmarks
ST. PAUL — Six years after Minnesota signed on to part of the controversial Common Core national academic benchmarks, just one in six schools...
March 11, 2017 - 7:52pm
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 plans to discuss its three-year board agenda and the 2017-18 school year calendar. An application will...
March 11, 2017 - 1:13pm
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