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August 29, 2016
Safety Patrol members cross a street outside Kennedy Elementary School in Willmar Friday morning, under the direction of Assistant Principal Patrick Beierman, during their orientation and training in helping pedestrians cross the street safely. The fifth-graders in the patrol will be stationed at intersections around the school beginning with the first day of school Sept. 6.Linda Vanderwerf / Tribune
Kennedy Elementary plans new parking, drop-off routine in morning
August 29, 2016 - 4:00am
August 23, 2016
Carolyn Lange / Tribune

Emily Gratton, left, a fourth-grader at New London-Spicer, joins other students to break ground Monday for the district's $20.6 million construction project at the NLS High School/Middle School in New London.
NLS breaks ground on $20.6 million project
August 23, 2016 - 7:44pm
August 21, 2016
5-year-old Aden Hackey (foreground) and Jaxon Gabel, 6, of West Fargo, N.D., peer into the portholes of the ship's quarters during a tour of the schooner Mist of Avalon at the Tall Ships Duluth festival on Friday afternoon, Aug. 19, 2016. They dressed as pirates for the day. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com
Learning leadership on the lake at Tall Ships Duluth
August 21, 2016 - 7:26pm
August 20, 2016
Students attending the Summer Academy use their iPads during class Wednesday at Willmar Senior High School. Briana Sanchez / Tribune
New Summer Academy gets kids ready for 9th grade
August 20, 2016 - 9:40am
August 18, 2016
Willmar changes teacher layoff policy
August 18, 2016 - 11:30pm
August 17, 2016
Willmar teachers, board end negotiations session without settlement
August 17, 2016 - 9:50pm
August 9, 2016
New instructors join Ridgewater College
August 9, 2016 - 12:06pm
Mitch Kluesner, a senior at the University of Minnesota, is working in the university’s Department of Pediatrics in a research laboratory to help find a cure for the rare form of bone cancer that killed one of his best friends, Zach Sobiech, three years ago. (Scott Takushi / St. Paul Pioneer Press)
U of M student working to find cure for disease that killed his friend
August 9, 2016 - 8:05am
August 8, 2016
Three area schools to receive state pre-K funding
August 8, 2016 - 9:17pm
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From Willmar they ride to keep scholastic opportunities alive
August 8, 2016 - 10:31am
July 28, 2016
Math, reading scores stall in latest round of Minnesota testing
July 28, 2016 - 3:06pm
July 27, 2016
Construction managers from Winkelman Building Corporation open bids Tuesday for 37 separate contracts for the $20.6 million construction project in the New London-Spicer School District. The NLS School Board is expected to take action Aug. 8. (Carolyn Lange / Tribune)
NLS opens bids for $20.6M construction project
July 27, 2016 - 11:50pm
NLS opens bids for $20.6M construction project
July 27, 2016 - 12:00am
July 15, 2016
Work has begun on the exterior of the science classroom additions at Willmar Middle School. The additions will provide the school with eight modern science classrooms. They are scheduled to open at the end of the year. (Linda Vanderwerf / Tribune)
Work progresses steadily on Willmar school projects
July 15, 2016 - 12:00am
July 14, 2016
Minn. teacher tenure challenge faces hurdle
July 14, 2016 - 8:21am