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Winning in court, losing on the ground: Uncertainty clouds U.S. voting rights
Records published Oct. 28
State rodeo queen from Willmar prepares for national event
Melania Trump will be back in spotlight, apparently to her surprise
NLS approves additional help in kindergarten classrooms
Gophers deal 21 with Brooks, Smith combo
Card girls CC team clinches fifth-straight state trip
Timberwolves' free agency waiting game already working out
Dubnyk makes 38 saves in Wild win over Sabres
National ranking not on teams' mind
Great Swedish Adventure begins and features woman with Willmar roots
Willmar native on 'The Voice'
1960's icon Bobby Vee dies at Minnesota care facility
Prince’s legendary vault is now open; song due out in November
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Now is the perfect time for houseplant tasks
Social Security Administration declared a 0.3 percent cost-of-living adjustment for 2017
An Epic journey
Spooktacular: The whole family can help make ghostly yard ornaments
Kenley Jo Krogfus
Myron F. Koosmann
Wallace V. Ashburn
Carroll and Donna Sarsland letter: The best choices for NL-S School Board
Bob and Joanne Thurston latter: Baker is the best voice for his district
Tribune 2016 Endorsement: Elect Fernando Alvarado to Willmar's Ward 3 seat
Cindy Regan's letter: Clinton's corruption runs deep
Tribune 2016 Endorsement: Elect Julie Asmus to Willmar's Ward 2 seat
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
October 19, 2016
Legislative candidates debate education funding
WILLMAR — Increasing the K-12 education funding formula, closing the financial equity gap between metro and rural schools and finding ways...
October 19, 2016 - 8:08pm
October 18, 2016
Teacher contracts, diversity topics at Willmar School Board candidates forum
WILLMAR — The lack of a teacher contract settlement and diversity were prominent topics Tuesday evening for candidates for the Willmar...
October 18, 2016 - 11:02pm
October 10, 2016
Willmar Senior High addition will cost less than expected
WILLMAR — An addition at Willmar Senior High is expected to cost about $600,000 less than originally estimated. The Willmar School Board...
October 10, 2016 - 11:50pm
October 9, 2016
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 is scheduled to receive the district's annual audit and to award contracts for an addition at Willmar...
October 9, 2016 - 8:30pm
October 7, 2016
Kindergarten in Spanish
Rebecca Sheldon's kindergarten class formed a circle on the floor, each student laying out a selection of brightly dyed beans.
October 7, 2016 - 9:17pm
October 5, 2016
MACCRAY considers nearly $40M project
CLARA CITY — MACCRAY School Board members are determining the scope of work for a proposed single-campus system. The board members are aiming to have the main details of the project — and its expected cost — ready by month's end in order to bring a bond referendum...
October 5, 2016 - 7:34pm
October 4, 2016
Family classes tied to better school performance for poor kids
• Children in low-income families who get extra help building social skills before kindergarten may behave better and get higher grades than...
October 4, 2016 - 7:29am
September 28, 2016
Are U.S. public schools prepared for an emergency?
More than a fifth of U.S. school districts lack comprehensive plans to respond to natural disasters, epidemic diseases or other emergencies,...
September 28, 2016 - 12:02pm
September 26, 2016
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...
September 26, 2016 - 5:19am
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