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Renville County parks to close to motor vehicles in winter
MACCRAY submits single-campus proposal to state
Leak reported at nuclear reactor in Norway
Obama trolls Trump over 'mean tweet' on late-night TV
Islamic State claims attack on Pakistan police academy, 59 dead
WCT 2016 Prep Volleyball Pairings
Roundup: YME opens 3A playoffs with straight-set win
Wild coach loves new Parise line
Zimmer says he has faith, but not proof yet of top team
NLS Football Preview: NLS, Melrose going in different directions
1960's icon Bobby Vee dies at Minnesota care facility
Prince’s legendary vault is now open; song due out in November
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature
'Wayside School' opens tonight at The Barn
Rolling Stones to release new album in December
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Now is the perfect time for houseplant tasks
Social Security Administration declared a 0.3 percent cost-of-living adjustment for 2017
An Epic journey
Spooktacular: The whole family can help make ghostly yard ornaments
Donna Mae Mathis
Dale Richard Rosengren Sr.
Dale R. Johnson
John G. Schmidt
Tribune 2016 Endorsement: Schwantes is the right choice for Willmar's Ward 1 seat
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Election letter deadline is Nov. 2
Cartoon by Marshall Ramsey
Presidential Endorsement: This time for president, none of the above
MACCRAY submits single-campus proposal to state
March 28, 2016
Lacrosse season already?
Luke Lammers, a sixth grader at Willmar Middle School, tries playing lacrosse Monday during physical education. Though the sport experienced...
March 28, 2016 - 11:20pm
March 3, 2016
Willmar Middle School's "The Lion King Jr." continues through Sunday
WILLMAR — The Willmar Middle School presents Disney’s “The Lion King Jr.” at 7 p.m. through Saturday, with 1 p.m. matinee performances...
March 3, 2016 - 4:20pm
March 2, 2016
The Faces of Lion King Jr.
WILLMAR - Disney’s The Lion King JR. is playing at the Willmar High School auditorium theater Thursday-Sunday. The 60-minute musical, designed...
March 2, 2016 - 11:42am
November 20, 2015
Montevideo police shoot dogs after attack on students, staff at middle school
MONTEVIDEO — Two dogs were shot by police Friday morning after they attacked students and staff outside the Montevideo Middle School. The two pit bulls were running loose and began attacking staff members who were arriving at school at about 7:15 a.m. for a meeting, said Superintendent...
November 20, 2015 - 11:07pm
May 22, 2015
Editorial: Kudos on Willmar schools support
Willmar School District voters are to be commended for their forward-thinking investment this week in approving a $53.25 million bond for a wide-ranging project of new construction, remodeling and deferred maintenance updates. Question 1 was approved Tuesday by a vote of 2,661...
May 22, 2015 - 5:00am
March 26, 2015
Explosives threat forces Monte to evacuate middle school
MONTEVIDEO — A juvenile suspect was in custody and witnesses were being interviewed after an explosives threat that necessitated the evacuation of students Wednesday afternoon from the Middle School in Montevideo. The threat was received at 1:25 p.m. The Montevideo police reported...
March 26, 2015 - 10:37pm
March 25, 2015
Bomb threat believed to be hoax, but Monte middle school students moved to high school
MONTEVIDEO — Students at the middle school in Montevideo were moved to the high school building this afternoon after an explosives threat was received. The Montevideo Police report that the threat is believed to be a hoax. The middle school students were moved to the high...
March 25, 2015 - 2:57pm
January 22, 2015
Tobacco in disguise
MADISON — Erin Simmons has a good idea of who is buying the Gummy Bear-flavored e-juice and the Hello Kitty-themed e-cigarettes that turn the...
January 22, 2015 - 11:03pm
January 16, 2015
Cross-Cultural Conversation Wednesday in Willmar
WILLMAR — The public is invited to attend a Cross-Cultural Conversation for Community Engagement on Wednesday. The gathering is from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the cafeteria at Willmar Middle School, 201 Willmar Ave. S.E. Admission is free, and there is no need to RSVP. The goal...
January 16, 2015 - 10:49pm
September 11, 2014
Willmar schools receive grants
WILLMAR — A $200,000-a-year federal grant for after-school programs has been awarded to Willmar Public Schools. Teachers Jim Mitteness at the Middle School and Jana Peterson at the Senior High will oversee the 21st Century Community Learning grant activities. They talked about...
September 11, 2014 - 11:14pm
January 16, 2014
Video: Geographic Bee is held at Willmar Middle School
Students from the Willmar Middle School compete Wednesday during the annual Geographic Bee held at the school media center.
January 16, 2014 - 6:06pm
January 5, 2014
Willmar Middle School developing mentoring program that aims to keep students in school
WILLMAR - Willmar Middle School has a program that hopes to catch kids before they fall through the cracks and head toward dropping out of school....
January 5, 2014 - 10:20pm
October 9, 2013
Members of the Student Council at Willmar Middle School unite to address their fellow students in an effort to put an end to bullying
Orange was the color of the day Wednesday at Willmar Middle School, to celebrate National Unity Day, part of Bullying Prevention Month. Unity...
October 9, 2013 - 11:18pm
June 28, 2013
Middle School summer science program shows youth career possibilities
WILLMAR -- The students crowded around the window for a better view as Dr. Jeffrey Fischer prepared a patient's eye for laser surgery. The...
June 28, 2013 - 11:00pm
June 11, 2013
Willmar, Minn., Middle School science classroom remodel delayed; School Board says maybe next year
WILLMAR -- Science teachers at Willmar Middle School started packing as soon as school was out, preparing for a planned remodeling of their...
June 11, 2013 - 11:16pm