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Food seized from Minnesota warehouse due to infestation of rodents, birds and insects
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March 24, 2017
Benson Schools develops facilities plan, HVAC cost estimates expected next month
BENSON — Benson School Board members will learn in April what it is expected to cost to take on needed but costly upgrades to the heating...
March 24, 2017 - 6:29am
February 15, 2017
Willmar students help decide name of new school: Lakeland Elementary
WILLMAR — The new school in Willmar has a name — Lakeland Elementary. It also has a construction delay. The Willmar School Board...
February 15, 2017 - 10:01pm
August 4, 2016
City of Willmar, curling club consider partnership for new curling facility
WILLMAR—The Midwest Curling Association is hoping to bring the city of Willmar onto its team as the association tries to build a dedicated...
August 4, 2016 - 11:35pm
June 11, 2016
Willmar School Board to officially break ground for new school Monday
WILLMAR — The Willmar School Board will hold a groundbreaking ceremony at 4 p.m. Monday at the building site along Lakeland Drive in southeast Willmar. The School Board meeting will begin at 4:30 p.m. Monday in the board room on the first floor of the Willmar Education and Arts...
June 11, 2016 - 12:07am
May 18, 2016
Benson school board hears $8.5 million proposal for Northside Elementary
BENSON — Benson School Board members are in the early stages of crafting a new plan to address the district’s facilities needs, one year...
May 18, 2016 - 11:21pm
March 9, 2016
MACCRAY still far from consensus on facilities
RAYMOND — A working committee looking at what to do about MACCRAY’s facilities needs has reached the halfway point in its mission, but is far from reaching a consensus. Members of the committee proposed a wide range of options Monday evening at their meeting at the East Elementary...
March 9, 2016 - 11:50pm
January 4, 2016
Willmar Municipal Utilities eyes facilities project
WILLMAR — Big things are in store for Willmar Municipal Utilities in 2016. The utility will celebrate its 125th anniversary in the new year....
January 4, 2016 - 12:38am
December 21, 2015
Relocation of Willmar hospital's laboratory will make way for permanent PET/CT
WILLMAR — The laboratory at Rice Memorial Hospital is preparing to move some of its services into renovated space on the second floor. Once the move is accomplished, there will be room on the first floor to add PET/CT imaging to the array of local medical imaging services. The...
December 21, 2015 - 12:05am
December 18, 2015
New London-Spicer expects positive bond sale to finance $21.6M building project
NEW LONDON — Tours of neighboring schools have been conducted and a resolution authorizing the sale of bonds has been approved as the New London-Spicer School Board continues preparations for a $21.6 million construction project that was approved this fall by voters. The bond sale...
December 18, 2015 - 12:06am
December 5, 2015
Willmar’s new Middle School science classrooms planned in two wings
WILLMAR — Preliminary drawings are nearly ready for the new science classrooms at Willmar Middle School, but construction probably will not...
December 5, 2015 - 12:07am
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
September 4, 2015
Bids awarded for construction of new Rice Rehab Center in Willmar
WILLMAR — Bids were awarded this week for construction of a new $5.9 million outpatient rehabilitation center at Rice Memorial Hospital. The...
September 4, 2015 - 12:34am
Negotiations continue on land for new Willmar elementary school
WILLMAR — Negotiations are continuing on possible sites for a new elementary school in Willmar. The school is the largest project in a wide-ranging $52.35 million facilities improvement effort approved by Willmar Public Schools voters in a May bond referendum. The bond issue will...
September 4, 2015 - 12:32am
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
August 1, 2015
Willmar’s 2016 capital spending proposal reviewed ahead of report to be given at Monday meeting
WILLMAR — Willmar City Council members asked questions about suggested spending next year for equipment and projects as listed in the proposed $7.9 million capital improvement program that Mayor Marv Calvin presented to the council this week. Calvin said the areas of focus for...
August 1, 2015 - 12:58am