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July 14, 2009
$550,000 for Washington; other sites to be shuttered by district
July 14, 2009 - 12:00am
June 27, 2009
Steve Meier, left, and his daughter Lydia, 7, of Willmar check out a pair of skis during the Outdoor Gear sale which was held at Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center on Saturday. A variety of used outdoor gear was sold at the center to raise money for programs and events. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Early sale
June 27, 2009 - 12:00am
June 15, 2009
Mobile preschool program expands
June 15, 2009 - 12:00am
June 4, 2009
Abby Walter, 15, left, and Rebecca Hinderman, 15, both of Sleepy Eye, are lowered back to the ground Wednesday after successfully scaling the rope wall at one of Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center's outdoor obstacle courses. The students were visiting the Spicer center with fellow FFA students from the Marshall, Sleepy Eye and Tracy areas. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
I can see my house from here
June 4, 2009 - 12:00am
May 23, 2009
Willmar High School graduate Mariann Coria is showered with flowers and balloons Friday following the Willmar Area Learning Center's 22nd annual commencement ceremony. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
Gifts for the grad
May 23, 2009 - 12:00am
April 20, 2009
Volunteers assisted with the activities during the observation of Earth Day April 18 at Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center. Earth Day is officially observed each year on April 22.
Video: Earth Day at Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center
April 20, 2009 - 12:01am
Rick Reimer of the Kandiyohi County Conservation Office gives a free tree to visitor Mel Nelson of Spicer (white cap) Saturday during the annual Earth Day celebration at Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center near New London. The day's events also included free omelets, exhibits on green energy, hands-on learning opportunities, archaeology exhibits and a presentation about early American Indians in Minnesota. To see a video of the event, please go to Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Free trees
April 20, 2009 - 12:00am
April 6, 2009
Prairie Woods ELC to celebrate Earth Day
April 6, 2009 - 10:04am
March 14, 2009
Jeremy Williams, 16, a student at the Area Learning Center, works Thursday on a panel of the mural which is in Monica Villars's classroom. The mural has been worked on by several ALC students throughout the school year and is being painted for display at the Women's Shelter. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Willmar ALC students paint mural for Shelter House
March 14, 2009 - 12:00am
December 22, 2008
Ithzel Valverde, 14, of Willmar, shows off her stocking made by Cheryl Peterson. The lunchroom cashier at Willmar's Area Learning Center, Peterson made an 8-inch Christmas stocking for each of the school's 91 students. (Tribune photo by Bill Zimmer)
ALC 'lunch lady' makes stockings for 91 students
December 22, 2008 - 12:00am
November 19, 2008
Hats Off
November 19, 2008 - 12:00am
November 10, 2008
United Way launches 'Born Learning' campaign
November 10, 2008 - 12:00am
October 27, 2008
At the Haunt
October 27, 2008 - 12:00am
October 13, 2008
Outdoor art demo
October 13, 2008 - 12:00am
October 9, 2008
Willmar Public Schools Foundation OKs grants for literacy programs at Kennedy and junior high
October 9, 2008 - 12:00am