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Joint powers board names new regional transit system
Frailties of mental health system laid bare at local meeting
Beasts under the big top
Lane closure on Willmar Ave. S.E.
Prep Football: ACGC flattens Benson
NFL: Goodell promises changes to league's conduct policy
Tom Powers: Minnesota teaches the NFL a lesson
Prep Football: Zylstra, Wildcats upend Glencoe-SL
NFL: Zimmer knows how to deal with adversity
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Joan Rivers, queen of acid put-downs, dies at age 81
Kosak of Olivia receives Guard honor
Calvin LeRoy Isaacson
Gerald H. Olson
Kerry Lynn Schulz
Evelyn L. Reinke
Damrongnawin — Lundstrum
Leadens — Jans
Schmidt — Hagen
Stadem — Cuevas
Ciminski — Twist
Cartoon by Gary Markstein
Commentary: When will Minnesota fix U.S. Highway 12?
Letter: A first-rate production
Letter: Spend political dollars locally
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
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