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DREAM school opens
Feds pass on funding railroad bypass
New London man fails to appear in court
Hexum brothers appear in court
Grove City man awaits sentencing
NFL's Vikings say they erred in light Peterson punishment, to pay him to sit and settle off-field matter
Prep football: Willmar Week 4 Preview
Twins beat Price, Tigers
Prep football: Jaguars claw way back from the brink
Vikings ban Peterson indefinitely
Joan Rivers, queen of acid put-downs, dies at age 81
Kosak of Olivia receives Guard honor
Richard "Cheech" McKenna
Damrongnawin — Lundstrum
Leadens — Jans
Schmidt — Hagen
Stadem — Cuevas
Ciminski — Twist
Cartoon by Gary Markstein
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Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
August 3, 2012
Letter: The language manipulator
Mark Ritchie's word flatulence has both provoked and inspired me to search the dictionary and the thesaurus for appropriate expoundatory and superfluous descriptator locution. Yes, Mr.
opinion / letters
August 3, 2012 - 12:00am
December 23, 2010
ELL students finding their niche in school
When the announcement came Monday morning that school would be closing early because of snow, cheers echoed from classrooms all over Willmar...
news / local / education
December 23, 2010 - 12:00am
July 8, 2010
Concordia says safety top priority after report of sex assault
FARGO - Officials from Concordia Language Villages are assuring families that safety is their No. 1 concern after a student of a separate language camp reported being sexually assaulted. Letters have gone out to families to clarify that the man charged in the case worked for the...
news / state / education
July 8, 2010 - 9:58am
July 2, 2010
French teacher charged in sex crime at Concordia Language Villages
BEMIDJI - A 29-year-old citizen of France is a wanted international fugitive on a charge of serious felony second-degree conduct with a victim young than 13 in an incident last month at Concordia Language Villages near Bemidji. Adrien Massy, a Frenchman living in St. Louis Park,...
news / state
July 2, 2010 - 3:59pm
June 5, 2009
Willmar's popular Chinese language class gets a major boost
Willmar Senior High is one of 10 high schools in the nation to receive a U.S. State Department grant to host a native-speaking Chinese teacher...
news / local
June 5, 2009 - 12:00am
March 7, 2009
Pilot project aims to improve ELL program
The third-grader lay on the floor on his stomach on the fringe of a group of students, working intently in his math workbook.
extra / local
March 7, 2009 - 1:30am
February 6, 2009
DFL'ers defend language of campaign flyer
ST. PAUL -- Rep.
state / news
February 6, 2009 - 12:00am
October 18, 2008
Teaching the little ones the ways of Norway
As a circle of pre-schoolers tried to twist their chubby fingers in the complicated fashion required when singing the "Itsy-Bisty Spider" song, their tongues and brains were also undergoing a challenging twist. They were trying to sing the song in Norwegian. "Very good," cooed Jamie...
October 18, 2008 - 12:00am
September 15, 2008
Sign language helps YMCA day care children communicate, connect
WILLMAR -- At 15 months, Alyssa Peterson is rapidly building up a vocabulary. She can say "milk," "more," "please" and "all done" -- all in sign language. It has gone a long way toward helping her parents, Heather and Micah Peterson, understand her needs and wants. "I had no idea...
news / local
September 15, 2008 - 12:00am