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Former Willmar man pleads not guilty to rape of teenager
MnDOT invites public to open house on Willmar wye project
Planning gets underway for complex reconstruction of County Road 5
History made as Clinton secures Democratic White House nomination
Man robbed outside Zorbaz by two men on skateboards
NFL Notebook: Gordon reinstated, then suffers injury
Roundup: Raymond tunes up for 11C playoffs with win over Marshall
Stingers keep hot streak going
Willmar rides pitching to VFW playoff win
Fighting injuries, Vikings OL Loadholt plans to retire
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
'My Ocean': On the Ordway Prairie in west central Minnesota
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
Lang -- Nieman
Frye -- Birkland
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
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Mae L. Dahl
Chris "Doc" Nissen
Diane K. Rittenhouse
Charles "Jim" Syverson
Will: The path ahead for Hillary Clinton
Commentary: For Trump to Lose, GOP must let Clinton win
Commentary: Trump: Seeking victory through fear
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Commentary: Ted Cruz holds his nose
History made as Clinton secures Democratic White House nomination
MnSCU feels financial pressure as enrollment drops
ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s largest higher-education system is looking to make major changes as enrollment continues to fall and more institutions fail financial stress tests. The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system saw enrollment fall by 1.9 percent last year, to 138,973....
January 27, 2016 - 11:41pm
November 29, 2015
Public health enrollees face changes
WILLMAR — Annual enrollment is underway in Kandiyohi County for Minnesota’s publicly funded low-income health programs, but this year there’s a wrinkle. Enrollees in Medical Assistance and MinnesotaCare still have Blue Cross and Blue Shield as one of their choices. But UCare...
November 29, 2015 - 11:30pm
June 25, 2015
Heartland Head Start enrollment opens
WILLMAR — Heartland Community Action Agency’s Early Head Start and Head Start programs are accepting applications for the 2015–2016 school year. The programs offer family-focused preschool programs that promote school readiness to pregnant mothers and families with children...
June 25, 2015 - 11:16pm
May 3, 2014
Editorial: Health insurance signup is growing
The Obama administration reported Thursday that more than 8 million Americans have successfully signed up for health insurance since Oct. 1 under the Affordable Care Act. Nearly half of those enrollees have done so since March 1. The recent enrollment surge has many factors. * The...
May 3, 2014 - 5:00am
November 13, 2013
Forums will assist local residents in enrolling in Obamacare
WILLMAR — A pair of forums, one for the public and one for area nonprofits and their staff, will be held next week on the impact of the Affordable Care Act and the new MNsure health insurance exchange. The two forums, hosted by Heartland Community Action Agency, are part of a broader...
November 13, 2013 - 11:36pm
November 12, 2013
Initial Obamacare enrollment estimates far short of targets: reports
(Reuters) - Initial enrollment estimates for President Barack Obama's healthcare reform program show participation is falling far short of expectations, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal, raising pressure on the White House to get its rollout back on track.
November 12, 2013 - 6:48am
November 11, 2013
Early Obamacare data to signal how many still waiting to enroll
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration will release healthcare enrollment numbers for Obamacare's rocky October rollout this week that could be more important for what they fail to say, than for what they do.
November 11, 2013 - 8:04am
June 14, 2013
Benson School District set to make $635,000 in cuts next year
BENSON — When the Benson School Board meets Monday to give final approval to their 2013-14 budget it will include the biggest cut in expenditures in the district’s recent history. The budget includes reductions in staff — including a principal’s position, delaying capital...
June 14, 2013 - 11:23pm
February 11, 2013
Enrollment jumps help bottom line in Willmar, Minn., School District
WILLMAR — Rising enrollment has boosted budget projections for the Willmar School District. The district expects to receive more than $700,000 in additional per-student revenue because of the additional students. The School Board approved a revised 2012-13 budget at its meeting...
February 11, 2013 - 10:06pm
November 14, 2012
Enrollment on the rise in Willmar, Minn., School District
WILLMAR -- Enrollment in Willmar Public Schools has continued to climb this fall, and that could bring more money to the school district. The district started the school year with 135 students more than it had in June. As of Nov. 2, the district had added another 49 students, for...
November 14, 2012 - 12:00am
August 20, 2011
Willmar, Minn., campus abuzz ahead of Monday start: Ridgewater starts year with new textbook options for students
WILLMAR -- Students at Ridgewater College this fall will be able to rent some textbooks for about half the cost of buying one. It's one of the...
August 20, 2011 - 12:00am
December 15, 2010
New London-Spicer school board certifies 2011 levy
NEW LONDON -- The New London-Spicer School Board certified the 2011 property tax levy of $3,670,573.79 at its regular meeting Monday. The annual levy is $193,005 less than the previous levy of $3,863,578.87 and is the portion of funding that comes directly from taxable property in...
December 15, 2010 - 12:00am
November 6, 2010
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, 611 Fifth St. S.W. The board is scheduled to discuss the audit of fiscal year 2010. They will meet with representatives of from Conway,...
November 6, 2010 - 12:00am
October 27, 2010
District gets community input on proposal to end Cosmos elementary classes
COSMOS -- The ACGC School Board was peppered with question after question Monday by Cosmos residents who are facing the possibility that their...
October 27, 2010 - 12:00am
September 16, 2010
NLS reports greater enrollment increase than expected
NEW LONDON -- Student enrollment in the New London-Spicer School District is higher than expected. Enrollment Sept. 9, which was the first day of school, was 1,485 students, according to information provided by Superintendent Paul Carlson. The district counted 1,457 students at the...
September 16, 2010 - 12:00am