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AgweekTV: Weather outlook
U.S. retirement investors not hitting post-election panic button
Getting a raise by earning A's
Willmar wants to preserve at-grade crossing in final railroad bypass design
Willmar man gets probation for threats with BB gun
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'
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
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
Getting a raise by earning A's
DULUTH—The first time Conor Weberg took his ACT exam, he scored a 29. So he took it again, and got a 31 out of a possible 36 — and...
2 hours 4 min ago
November 30, 2016
Ohio State attacker may have self-radicalized, officials say
A Somali immigrant who injured 11 people at Ohio State University in a vehicle and stabbing attack before he was shot dead may have followed...
November 30, 2016 - 4:00am
November 28, 2016
Car, knife attack at Ohio State investigated as possible terror attack
A car and knife attack by an Ohio State University student that injured 11 people Monday before the suspect was shot dead by a police officer...
November 28, 2016 - 9:33pm
November 21, 2016
Willmar schools buzzing with activity as building program progresses
WILLMAR — After months of site preparation and utility work, walls are going up at the new Willmar elementary school. A name for the school...
November 21, 2016 - 6:50am
November 17, 2016
Minnesota State chancellor says system needs state's help with budget deficit
ST. PAUL — Minnesota State has settled on a long list of fixes for the higher education system's yawning budget deficit, but it will need...
November 17, 2016 - 8:20am
November 16, 2016
Northern Minnesota schools go into lockdown after unspecified threat
ST. PAUL — Schools across northern Minnesota locked down Wednesday, Nov. 16, after a vague threat. It was not clear how many schools took action, but there were reports from the northwest to the northeast. "There was nothing specific, not even what city," Hermantown Deputy Police...
November 16, 2016 - 3:38pm
November 15, 2016
New elementary school boundaries set for Willmar; new school opens for fall 2017
WILLMAR — Attendance boundaries are set for fall 2017, when Willmar Public Schools will open its third elementary school. The School Board...
November 15, 2016 - 11:50pm
November 14, 2016
Prairie Lakes students make wreaths for Grace Place fundraiser
WILLMAR — When Grace Place of Willmar holds its annual fundraiser Tuesday, the handiwork of students from Prairie Lakes Youth Programs...
November 14, 2016 - 10:33am
November 9, 2016
Bos, Reynolds, Thaden, Barnes win Willmar School Board seats
WILLMAR – Justin Bos, Mike Reynolds, Scott Thaden and Tammy Barnes were elected to four-year terms on the Willmar School Board Tuesday. Jackie...
November 9, 2016 - 6:32am
November 8, 2016
Willmar teacher's business lets educators create own textbooks
WILLMAR — Teachers have a lot of ideas on how to make education better, but with a packed nine-month schedule of standards, tests and classes,...
November 8, 2016 - 6:57am
October 31, 2016
Willmar School District seeks input on attendance boundaries, strategic plan
WILLMAR — The Willmar School Board will be making a decision soon on elementary attendance boundaries and the district's new strategic...
October 31, 2016 - 5:00am
October 25, 2016
Trump comes out ahead in Willmar High School mock election
WILLMAR — Donald Trump got the most votes in a mock presidential election Tuesday at Willmar Senior High School, but Hillary Clinton was...
October 25, 2016 - 11:50pm
October 21, 2016
Charges dropped against Minnesota teacher accused of having sex with student
DILWORTH — A Clay County prosecutor has dismissed felony charges against a former substitute teacher accused of having sex with a 17-year-old...
October 21, 2016 - 11:19am
October 20, 2016
Independent study film focuses on immigrant students
As a small boy in Somalia, Nadir witnessed his aunt being murdered while she was praying. His family moved to Willmar 10 years ago, and he loves...
October 20, 2016 - 5:00am
White House plans community-based prevention of violent ideologies
WASHINGTON—A White House plan aims to convene teachers and mental health professionals to intervene and help prevent Americans from turning...
October 20, 2016 - 3:00am