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June 5, 2013
Adrian Cruz, left, and Keilynn Swenson, read aloud May 29 in Nick Claseman’s second-grade classroom at Kennedy Elementary School in Willmar. School officials learned Wednesday that Kennedy will receive a $600,000 federal grant to provide funding for intensive instructors in reading, for training of teachers, and for instructional coaches to work with teachers. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Willmar, Minn., Schools receive $600,000 grant to implement Kennedy Elementary improvement plan
June 5, 2013 - 11:30pm
May 31, 2013
Willmar, Minn., kindergarteners have list of things to learn this summer
May 31, 2013 - 5:37pm
October 20, 2012
Dan Hubbard sits Friday on some of the obstacles that will be placed along the route of the 5K "zombie run" that takes place today at the Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center near Spicer. Registration at the site begins at 2 p.m. The race begins at 3:30 p.m. (Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange)
Zombies, runners meet today in race in rural Spicer, Minn.
October 20, 2012 - 12:00am
January 17, 2012
State council members impressed with early childhood programs in Willmar, Minn.
January 17, 2012 - 4:06pm
November 3, 2011
Bill Klein and Dr. Jennifer Arnold of "The Little Couple'' fame on The Learning Channel are shown in their new home built by Miguel Facundo of Facundo Home Builders, Inc., of Houston, Texas. (Submitted photo)
'The Little Couple' has behind-the-scene ties to west central Minnesota in Raymond, Minn.
November 3, 2011 - 12:00am
August 15, 2011
Affiliated Community Medical Centers is in the process of renovating Washington Learning Center, which ACMC plans to use as a maintenance and storage facility. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
ACMC makes plans for Washington building
August 15, 2011 - 12:00am
April 11, 2011
Beastly puppets, tasty pancakes at Earth Day celebration at Prairie Woods
April 11, 2011 - 12:00am
Proud of Minnesota's environment, speaker to reveal our messy history
April 11, 2011 - 12:00am
January 22, 2011
As part of a lesson on solar energy during the winter summit, YES! 
students unfurled a 50-foot-long, black-colored tube of thin plastic and allowed outside air to fill it.  As the air in the tube warmed, it expanded and the thin plastic tube soon had lift. 
(Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny)
Say YES! to a head start in clean energy
January 22, 2011 - 9:30am
Winter camping made easy
January 22, 2011 - 12:00am
November 1, 2010
Letter: Failing at-risk youths?
November 1, 2010 - 12:00am
October 30, 2010
Mason Swanson, 6, of Willmar digs into his pumpkin Friday to get it ready for carving during the Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center annual Halloween Haunt. Tribune photoby Ron Adams
Pumpkin carving
October 30, 2010 - 12:00am
October 21, 2010
Letter: Top qualities in a senator
October 21, 2010 - 12:00am
September 11, 2010
Mauro Lopez, a student at the Area Learning Center, learns the routine for gathering the recyclable material. Recycling is set outside of classrooms Fridays. The recycling students work through a service learning program offered at the school. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
September 11, 2010 - 12:00am
July 13, 2010
Willmar School Board OKs sale of Washington building for $525,000
July 13, 2010 - 12:00am