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Rural church near Sacred Heart destroyed by fire
Clinton tabs Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as running mate
Rural Maynard family escapes burning home
Tim Huber's attorney argues lack of probable cause in seeking dismissal of murder indictment
Confusion on procedure takes new Willmar position off council table
Richards lifts Glenwood past BOLD and into state tournament
KRA revs up after weather delays
Roundup: VFW I heads into playoffs on hot streak
Sano breaks slump, leads Twins to victory
Stingers' rally fall short in loss to La Crosse
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
'My Ocean': On the Ordway Prairie in west central Minnesota
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
Lang -- Nieman
Frye -- Birkland
Dahl -- Schow
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Robert J. Swanberg
Evelyn "Evie" M. Mulder
Carol Ann Ringler
Ardis E. Smith
Myrtle M. Knutson
Commentary: Latest VA fix creates new ills
Tribune Opinion: Willmar benefits from 'Moving Health Forward'
Letter: A credit to sports writing
Letter: Criticism of Peppin unwarranted
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
December 5, 2015
Willmar’s new Middle School science classrooms planned in two wings
WILLMAR — Preliminary drawings are nearly ready for the new science classrooms at Willmar Middle School, but construction probably will not...
December 5, 2015 - 12:07am
Students interested in ag careers connect with businesses at Ridgewater College event
WILLMAR — Josh Hilbrands had no intention of uprooting his family to take a new job away from his Clara City home. But two years ago during...
December 5, 2015 - 12:05am
December 1, 2015
Grove City lawmaker wants Minnesota students to pass same test as immigrants
ST. PAUL — Far more youths in the United States can name an "American Idol" judge than the U.S. Supreme Court chief justice (John Roberts)....
December 1, 2015 - 4:12pm
November 20, 2015
Willmar Senior High goes into lockdown after fight
WILLMAR -- Willmar Senior High went into lockdown Friday afternoon after a fight at the school. Students and staff went into lockdown as...
November 20, 2015 - 2:50pm
November 11, 2015
Veterans and their families to be offered in-state tuition rates nationwide
WASHINGTON - All recent U.S. military veterans and their families will now be offered in-state tuition rates to public colleges and universities...
November 11, 2015 - 1:19pm
November 9, 2015
Students receive free dictionaries
Third-grader Kale Pauff checks out his new student dictionary Monday at Roosevelt Elementary School in Willmar. Willmar Lakes Rotary Club...
November 9, 2015 - 11:11pm
November 4, 2015
Music Matters awards $13,400 in grants
WILLMAR — Willmar Music Matters has awarded grants totaling $13,400 to support the Willmar Public School music programs. The grants will be used for recorders for use in the elementary schools, a practice piano for student use at the high school, music stands, a middle school cello...
November 4, 2015 - 8:42pm
November 3, 2015
Communities support Yellow Medicine East levy increase
GRANITE FALLS — Voters in the Yellow Medicine East School District supported an increased operating levy by a nearly 2-to-1 margin, casting 1,289 “yes’’ to 696 “no’’ ballots in the referendum Tuesday. “This is a resounding statement of support for our school and students,’’...
November 3, 2015 - 9:36pm
YME voters approve increased levy
GRANITE FALLS - Voters in the Yellow Medicine East School District supported an increased operating levy by a nearly two-to-one margin, casting 1,289 “yes’’ to 696 “no’’ ballots in the referendum Tuesday. The district asked voters to increase the per-pupil levy by $300,...
November 3, 2015 - 9:03pm
NLS voters OK $21.6 million bond for building improvements
NEW LONDON -- New London-Spicer School District voters overwhelmingly approved a $21.6 million bond issue Tuesday. The unofficial vote tally shows 1,936 votes in favor of issuing the bond for facilities improvements to 931 votes against. Last year NLS voters defeated a $14.6 million...
November 3, 2015 - 8:59pm
Willmar School Board approves land purchase
WILLMAR — The Willmar School Board has approved a purchase agreement for 32 acres of undeveloped land at the intersection of Lakeland Drive...
November 3, 2015 - 12:05am
October 27, 2015
Willmar School Board plans to revisit strategic plan, set new goals
WILLMAR — The Willmar School Board has given itself homework. After a two-hour retreat Monday evening, board members and Superintendent Jeff Holm set some goals for the coming year, such as updating the district’s strategic plan. Sandy Gundlach of the Minnesota School Boards...
October 27, 2015 - 11:01pm
October 24, 2015
State honors area law enforcement agencies for outreach
WILLMAR — For their efforts to help drive down the number of traffic-related injuries and deaths, the Appleton Police Department and Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office were recently recognized by Minnesota’s Toward Zero Deaths initiative. The two departments were among eight...
October 24, 2015 - 12:04am
October 16, 2015
University of Minnesota Duluth grads sue school, alleging fraud
A group of former University of Minnesota Duluth education students have filed a lawsuit against the university, alleging fraud and misrepresentation by UMD in connection with compliance problems in its integrated elementary and special education program. The 13 graduates...
October 16, 2015 - 4:10pm
October 12, 2015
Willmar School Board picks site for new elementary school
WILLMAR — The Willmar School Board has chosen a site for a new elementary school near the intersection of Willmar Avenue and Lakeland Drive...
October 12, 2015 - 10:59pm