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Renville begins bird flu cleanup
Composting only option for disposal poultry affected by bird flu
ALC grads hurdle obstacles to get their diplomas
Kandiyohi County ranks eighth in state for veteran grant program
Woman dies in high-speed chase in busy holiday traffic
Prep Baseball: KMS advances in 5A-West
Reminder to coaches and statisticians
Update: Area Prep Baseball Section Pairings
Update: Area Prep Softball Section Pairings
Prep Baseball: Paynesville clips Zimmerman to advance
Jon Leuze’s work wins People’s Choice Award in Willmar, Minn.
New London, Minn., native Brady Toops on (off) ABC’s ‘The Bachelorette’
Norway Lake Township’s oldest living man, 91, to star in Sunburg, Minnesota, Syttende Mai parade
Syttende Mai celebrations in west central Minnesota
Artaria String Quartet performs in Dawson, Minn.
Abrams joins ACMC urgent care department
American Family agent Hern earns certification
State electrical group honors Gatewood for industry service
Two from Whitcomb Brothers Grain attend conference
Rice Hospital nurses honored for making a difference in patient lives
Jerome Alford Eliason
Adeline R. Steffens
Dorinda (Schueller) Williams
Florella "Flossie" Tollefson
William "Billy" Benson
Aurand — Elfritz
Boike — Williamson
Hennes — Tepfer
Gregory — McDonald
Video: Rain, thunder halt Area 6 Special Olympics track
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Commentary: Remembering their service
Editorial: Kudos on Willmar schools support
Editorial: Willmar’s dealing with pure democracy
Commentary: Santorum: The return of the GOP's 2012 runner-up
February 20, 2014
Commentary: Willmar Schools respond to lunch issue
There is much conversation happening right now about the Willmar Public Schools meal charging policy. Let us start by letting everyone know that Willmar Public Schools care about children. Our staff in Food and Nutrition Services work extremely hard to provide healthy school meals...
opinion / commentary
February 20, 2014 - 7:00am
October 25, 2012
Middle Aged Plague blog: Let freedom ring, starting with school lunch
October 25, 2012 - 9:02am
September 29, 2012
New school lunch offerings panned by students in one central Minn. district
GROVE CITY -- School has been in session only a couple weeks but the new federally required school lunch requirements already have been raising...
news / local
September 29, 2012 - 12:00am
September 24, 2012
HealthBeat blog: School lunch and the vegetable strategy
September 24, 2012 - 8:57am
March 23, 2012
Willmar Community Greenhouse Produces Greens For School
Fresh salad greens being grown at the Willmar Community Greenhouse located on the MinnWest Campus are now being served to students at the Willmar High School.
life / news
March 23, 2012 - 3:13pm
August 22, 2011
It's time to start thinking about school lunches
While I was waiting in line at the checkout in the grocery store the other day, I couldn't help overhearing a conversation between two young...
August 22, 2011 - 12:00am
September 11, 2010
Eat your veggies! Serve raw vegetables such as baby carrots and celery with a low-fat dip or salsa. Add lettuce, tomato and onions to sandwiches and burgers. Load pizza with extra vegetables such as peppers, onions and mushrooms. Sneak in chopped vegetables (e.g., carrots,...
extra / local / taste
September 11, 2010 - 9:33am
Helping students learn to make the healthy choices
Kids can't always be counted on to make the healthier food choice when making their way through the school cafeteria line. But Willmar Public School's food and nutrition services have made healthy options the norm -- not the exception -- with healthy eating programs and grants designed...
extra / local / taste
September 11, 2010 - 9:00am
September 9, 2010
School District goals, past-due lunch policy approved in Benson
BENSON -- The Benson School Board on?Tuesday approved goals for the 2010-11 school year and a district policy dealing with past-due food service accounts The three overarching goals for the district are improving student achievement, providing a positive school climate and maintaining...
news / region
September 9, 2010 - 12:00am
August 28, 2010
Local families have decades-long tradition at Minnesota State Fair
news / state / region / local
August 28, 2010 - 12:00am
July 13, 2010
NLS increases fees for student activities
NEW LONDON -- The New London-Spicer School Board raised participation fees Monday for student activities, but did not raise school lunch or event admission fees. Student activity fees will be $100 per sport for high school students and $75 per sport for middle school participants...
news / region
July 13, 2010 - 12:00am
April 12, 2010
When moms get angry ... school lunches get a whole lot more nutritious
MONTEVIDEO -- A childhood obesity epidemic has many fearing this generation of children will have a shorter lifespan than their parents or grandparents. A lack of physical activity is one of the causes, but the biggest culprit is a diet high in calories and low in nutrition. A growing...
news / region / state
April 12, 2010 - 12:00am