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July 20, 2017
College graduations and honors published July 20
July 20, 2017 - 12:37pm
June 21, 2017
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A valedictorian went rogue in his final speech. His school in Pennsylvania tried to shut him down.
June 21, 2017 - 10:11am
May 22, 2017
Celebration Education Graduation Student Success Learning Concept
Cheers to the class of 2017: Unique grad gifts that keep on giving
May 22, 2017 - 12:30pm
May 20, 2017
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Dream Academy senior Mackenzie Ouren, center, laughs with other seniors Brenna Richter, far left, and Darla Seehusen, far right, Thursday, May 11, at the Dream Academy on the MinnWest Technology Campus in Willmar. The girls talked about the friendships they have built while at the charter button
DREAM Tech Academy to graduate 16 seniors in its third year
May 20, 2017 - 8:50am
May 11, 2017
Minn. mother accused of stealing money from school's grad party, putting funds into adult sex toy business
May 11, 2017 - 12:01pm
May 5, 2017
Alexandra Floersch, Life at 20-something columnist
Graduating into the real world: Lessons learned and shared
May 5, 2017 - 6:58am
March 17, 2017
Shanda Loge shows her graduation certificate from Eighth District Drug Court. She graduated Wednesday from the program.
Drug court celebrates another success
March 17, 2017 - 7:20am
January 13, 2017
Rand Middleton / Tribune file photo

U.S. Sen. Al Franken, left, is shown June 5 at the Willmar Senior High School graduation of Muna Abdulahi.
Sen. Al Franken talks about Willmar in Sessions hearing
January 13, 2017 - 5:35am
June 11, 2016
Majority of Willmar’s grads heading to college or tech schools
June 11, 2016 - 12:06am
June 2, 2016
Muna Abdulahi, a U.S. Senate Page last summer in Washington, D.C., will be introduced by Sen. Al Franken at Sunday’s Willmar High School commencement. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)play button
Sen. Franken to introduce graduate at Willmar High School commencement
June 2, 2016 - 11:26pm
May 24, 2016
Jasmine Cain plays Taiko drums Tuesday at the Willmar Education and Arts Center. (GARY MILLER | TRIBUNE)play button
Willmar ALC students to perform Japanese drumming Thursday
May 24, 2016 - 11:43pm
May 14, 2016
Graduates relax after the processional of the Ridgewater College, Willmar campus, spring commencement Friday evening at the Willmar Civic Center. About half of the graduates took part in the formal ceremony. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)play button
Hats off to Ridgewater grads
May 14, 2016 - 11:15am
May 22, 2015
Back stage Friday at the Willmar Education and Arts Center, the Class of 2015 receives congratulations following the 27th annual Willmar Area Learning Center Graduation Ceremony. Seen here, from right, are Julie Stubblefield, Brooke Paradee and Brianna Castro. Eleven of the 20 graduates walked. (TRIBUNE/Rand Middleton)
ALC grads hurdle obstacles to get their diplomas
May 22, 2015 - 11:32pm
April 1, 2015
Ashlee Porter, left, pays Kathy Bengtson for her cap and gown at the Ridgewater College Bookstore. (TRIBUNE/Gary Miller)
Graduation approaches
April 1, 2015 - 11:24pm
May 30, 2014
Large majority of Willmar Senior High grads going on to school
May 30, 2014 - 11:16pm