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Jonathan Mandrell, a presidential candidate for Ridgewater College, explains his background during a meet and greet in Willmar at the Willmar Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce Wednesday evening.
Applicant for Ridgewater president says community colleges transform lives
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March 21, 2018
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Laura Driscoll, a candidate for Ridgewater College president, speaks Tuesday during a meet-and-greet event at the Willmar at the Willmar Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce. She said in her current role with Casper College that she has worked to strengthen the relationship between the college and the business community.
Wyoming community college dean visits Willmar
March 21, 2018 - 6:28am
March 20, 2018
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Craig Johnson, a candidate for president of Ridgewater College, participates Monday in a public forum at the Willmar Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce. Community members asked Johnson questions about his past experiences and how he would apply them in leading the local college.
First Ridgewater president hopeful visits Willmar
March 20, 2018 - 4:55am
March 15, 2018
Records published March 15
March 15, 2018 - 12:52am
March 14, 2018
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Ninth-grade student Ashley Del Real holds a sign naming the 17 victims of the Parkland, Florida, school shooting. She was among the 200 students who participated Wednesday morning in a walkout at Willmar Senior High School to raise awareness of gun violence in schools and to honor the 17 Florida victims. play button
'We should feel safe in school': Willmar students, others in region participate in National School Walkout
March 14, 2018 - 9:54pm
Willmar students participated in the National School Walkout on Wednesday morning.
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National School Walkout comes to Willmar and other schools
March 14, 2018 - 4:44pm
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Willmar School Board OKs $1.44M in contracts for Kennedy improvements
March 14, 2018 - 7:02am
March 12, 2018
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Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon speaks to Ken Heitzman’s history class Friday morning at Willmar Senior High School. Students in the class were able to ask Secretary Simon about his experience in politics and how to become more involved as younger citizens.
Election security is top of mind for state Secretary of State
March 12, 2018 - 6:35am
March 10, 2018
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Sophomore Lydia Meier, left, senior John Seerden, and senior Annie Schaefbauer are among the student organizers for the walkout planned Wednesday at Willmar Senior High School. The goals of the walkout – which will be held on the one-month anniversary of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida – are to raise awareness of gun violence in schools and to honor the 17 victims killed in Florida.
Willmar students plan to participate in National School Walkout
March 10, 2018 - 6:42am
March 3, 2018
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Firefighters line up outside the old Mills dealership building on First Street in Willmar Thursday in preparation for training. Access to the old business location was granted for members of the Willmar Fire Department to experience realistic fire situations in commercial buildings. play button
Old Mills building used for fire training in Willmar
March 3, 2018 - 6:31am
March 2, 2018
Ridgewater interim president plans to resign
March 2, 2018 - 11:41am
March 1, 2018
Epitopix sold to Dutch company, will remain in Willmar
March 1, 2018 - 6:00pm
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Radios such as these in the main office of Kennedy Elementary School in Willmar make communication easier between staff members at the school.
Superintendents say school safety plans reviewed often
March 1, 2018 - 5:40am
February 24, 2018
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Kandiyohi County farmers honored with Lifetime Achievement Award
February 24, 2018 - 7:36am
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Willmar Municipal Utilities seeks to join Missouri River Energy Services
February 24, 2018 - 7:03am