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Shivering weather greets celebrities at Oscars
Father, who lost 3 children in ND fire, is in Twin Cities burn unit
Minnesota baby found safe after possible abduction
Joseph Wapner, Former 'People's Court' Judge, Dies at 97
Transgender wrestler wins Texas championship for girls
Kurt Busch finally wins Daytona 500 on 17th try
Jacobs: Early migrants reach the valley
Ted Takasaki offers walleye tips and techniques
Dokken: Learning in the wild
Baltimore player arrested on multiple drug charges in Miami
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
'Fire & Ice': Diamond Edge figure skating show is Saturday, Sunday in Willmar
Around our region published Feb. 22
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Keith L. Kendall
Lawrence "Junior" Johnson, Jr.
AstroBob: Can you see the Russian landers, rovers on the moon? Yes!
Swift: Expiration dates are just suggestions
Phillips: A well-timed letter reminded me to look for kindness
Perennials potentially damaged from early-season warmup
Little things make a big difference with gardening
May 20, 2016
Willmar schools work on attendance boundaries for new elementary building
WILLMAR — The process of drawing new attendance boundaries for Willmar’s elementary schools has started and will probably be finished in...
May 20, 2016 - 12:00am
March 9, 2016
Willmar Public Schools unveils floor plans for new elementary building
WILLMAR — The basic floor plan for Willmar’s new elementary school is finished.
March 9, 2016 - 12:02am
November 3, 2015
MACCRAY wants consensus as it looks anew at building needs
RAYMOND — Nearly two years after voters in the MACCRAY School District rejected a $20 million building proposal, the district is ready to take a new look at the needs of its facilities. Over 40 residents joined Monday evening at the MACCRAY East Elementary School in Raymond to...
November 3, 2015 - 11:12pm
August 22, 2015
Willmar School Board still discussing land for new elementary school
WILLMAR — Discussions are continuing on the land for a new elementary school in Willmar. The Willmar School Board met at noon Friday in a closed meeting to discuss negotiations on land. The Minnesota Open Meeting Law allows meetings to be closed to the public to discuss land sales. Board...
August 22, 2015 - 12:14am
Editorial: Kudos on Willmar schools support
Willmar School District voters are to be commended for their forward-thinking investment this week in approving a $53.25 million bond for a wide-ranging project of new construction, remodeling and deferred maintenance updates. Question 1 was approved Tuesday by a vote of 2,661...
May 22, 2015 - 5:00am
May 6, 2014
Kindergartner brings gun to Benson school, all students safe
BENSON — A firearm brought to Northside Elementary this morning by a young student was immediately taken by school staff members and all students are safe and are continuing with their normal school day. According to a news release from Swift County Sheriff John Holtz, the Sheriff’s...
May 6, 2014 - 11:52am
July 17, 2013
Work finished on expansion, improvement at Roosevelt Elementary playground in Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR - A three-year project to improve the playground at Willmar's Roosevelt Elementary School is done. Workers were putting the finishing...
July 17, 2013 - 11:26pm
November 10, 2012
Open house slated for Monday at Lincoln Elementary in Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR -- The former Lincoln Elementary School will be open from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Monday for former students and community members who would like...
November 10, 2012 - 12:00am
November 2, 2012
Earth's a ball
November 2, 2012 - 12:00am
June 25, 2012
Willmar teachers working on school improvement plans
WILLMAR -- Teams of elementary teachers have been meeting this month and will continue working through July to help develop improvement plans...
June 25, 2012 - 12:00am
June 10, 2011
Hats of to Roosevelt Elementary and Community Christian School
Hats off from June Lynne and the Chippewa County Historical Society to the 122 students from Roosevelt Elementary and 17 from Community Christian School who participated in Heritage Week at Chippewa Village in Montevideo. Lynne writes, "They were polite and considerate to the other...
June 10, 2011 - 12:00am
May 6, 2011
'Above the line': Willmar elementary students know what's expected of them
WILLMAR -- Two fingers against her lips and the other hand in the air, first-grader Allison Rohloff walked quietly down the hall with her class...
May 6, 2011 - 12:00am
December 31, 2010
10 stories that made 2010 history
While a number of stories played a part in shaping the region during 2010, the No. 1 news story of the year is the number of local elected officials...
December 31, 2010 - 12:03pm
December 18, 2010
Start with 12 plastic cups. Use stacks of three, six and three cups to make and dismantle a series of pyramids until you are left again with...
December 18, 2010 - 12:00am
July 20, 2010
Roosevelt gets new road
July 20, 2010 - 12:00am