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Popularity of Pokemon Go tests global property laws
Records for Sept. 26
Emergency rooms slow to treat, transfer psychiatric patients
Clinton to press Trump on policy in Monday's debate
Trump tells Netanyahu he would recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital
McIlroy wins Tour Championship playoff, FedEx Cup
Tigers win three at star-studded Warehouse Invitational
Warriors top Fergus, move above .500
Willmar sweeps invitational
Warriors remain unbeaten in MCAC
Brad Pitt expresses sadness over divorce filing
Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt
Ticket prices for Prince tribute concert start at $19.99
Mikko Cowdery, QuadraFeelyAxs performing this weekend in Willmar
19th annual Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! festival to be held this weekend
Reader News: RAPID Coalition effort
Poetry, pugs raise awareness for new FAFSA timeline
Simplified French onion soup recipe perfect for home cooks
Likely world record elk shot by Montana archer
As baby leaves go gender-neutral, dads get time off
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
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
Lyla M. Porter
Charles "Chuck" Theodore Erickson
Don E. Miller
Dionne: Debate moderators shouldn't duck
Larry.R. Swenson: Different requirements for some?
Kent Syverson: Pedestrian bridge should be fixed
Frazee letter: Thank you for protecting and serving
Marcus: In praise of good government geeks
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...
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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
September 5, 2016
Willmar welcomes 4,000 kids back to school today
WILLMAR—About 4,000 kids will be streaming into Willmar's public schools today. They will be greeted by 700 adults who are ready and willing...
September 5, 2016 - 11:55pm
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