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West Central Tribune
Records published Oct. 22
Willmar high school students talk politics, want more policy discussions
Mall investors set to lose billions as retail gloom deepens
Decision nearing on highway route in wye project around Willmar, Minn.
Rail bypass funding, realignment loom large as Kandiyohi County concerns
College Volleyball: No. 3 Ridgewater strong in Crossover
From ND to the pros, Carson Wentz wins over Philly
WNBA admits big L.A. basket shouldn't have counted
NFL Previews: Vikings’ Bradford returns to Philly
Junior Hockey: Sloppy WarHawks fall to New Ulm
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
Lady Gaga to perfom Super Bowl halftime show
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
As 2017 looms, time to review your Medicare coverage
Harold L. Wieber
Paul E. Biermann
Jim Vossen letter: Viable solutions for MNsure
Corrine Nelson letter: Help the U.S. rise from its decay
Tomi Pirrotta letter: Why this voter is with Dave
Jim Van Der Pol letter: Falk supports public education
Mark McNally letter: Westrom is a friend of education
June 14, 2016
New London-Spicer teachers, school board approve Q Comp plan
NEW LONDON — A plan to link teacher pay with student performance was overwhelmingly approved by the the New London-Spicer teachers’ union...
June 14, 2016 - 11:56pm
May 9, 2016
New London-Spicer School Board tables transgender inclusion policy
Updated 12:12 a.m. May 10: NEW LONDON — On a 5-2 vote Monday, as a crowd of more than 200 people watched, the New London-Spicer School Board...
May 9, 2016 - 9:48pm
May 7, 2016
The look of Prom at New London-Spicer
NEW LONDON - Just under 100 couples gather in the Prairie Woods Elementary parking lot at 3 p.m. Saturday for the sendoff in their sharp rides...
May 7, 2016 - 5:40pm
May 6, 2016
NLS school board vote on transgender policy expected Monday
NEW LONDON — A proposed transgender inclusion policy, which has undergone three revisions so far following strong public opposition, is on the agenda Monday night for the New London-Spicer School Board. The board is expected to take action on the proposal. Board Chairman Robert...
May 6, 2016 - 11:17pm
April 30, 2016
Quality-linked pay advances in NLS School District
NEW LONDON — A plan that would link a teacher’s salary with student achievement is advancing in the New London-Spicer School District. After submitting its quality compensation — or Q-comp — plan to the Department of Education in February, the district made revisions requested...
April 30, 2016 - 12:02am
April 29, 2016
Prep Tennis: NLS rides comebacks for win over Minnewaska
New London-Spicer rebounded from first-set losses in three matches and thumped Minnewaska 6-1 on on the road on Friday
April 29, 2016 - 11:44pm
April 28, 2016
Letter: Calling out what’s wrong
I applaud the woman, Patricia Carter Harding, who wrote the letter in the West Central Tribune recently, relative to the foolishness of the transgender issue in New London-Spicer School District. I do wrestle with the command to “Love thy neighbor.” I’m sure I will be labeled...
April 28, 2016 - 1:30am
April 27, 2016
NLS Schools may have to scale back parts of building project
NEW LONDON — Design plans and the construction budget are being fine-tuned for New London-Spicer’s $20.6 million building project that’s set to begin this summer. Based on ballpark estimates the construction manager garnered from contractors, the current design and development...
April 27, 2016 - 11:27pm
April 20, 2016
Letter: Pressure from transgender policies
I’ve been told I get too feisty and it’s true. Sometimes I have smoke coming out of my ears because when I think something is wrong I think it’s screamingly wrong and that’s how I feel about this transgender mess in New London. I had a similar experience (it’s all under...
April 20, 2016 - 12:10am
April 16, 2016
Boys Tennis: Dragons sweep doubles to blow by LQPV/DB
A clean sweep of doubles and four total straight-set wins lifted Litchfield to an easy 6-1 win over Lac qui Parle Valley/Dawson-Boyd on Friday
April 16, 2016 - 12:07am
Prep Softball: Big second inning propels KMS to win over Brave Owls
A big second inning was the difference as KMS defeated Benson/Hancock 8-2 in a non-conference game on Friday
April 16, 2016 - 12:05am
April 14, 2016
Day In The Life: NLS FFA Breakfast
NEW LONDON -- Students in the New London-Spicer FFA organization made and served pancakes and sausage on Feb. 24 to about 200 alumni and staff...
April 14, 2016 - 2:00pm
April 13, 2016
NLS approves policy restricting drones at school functions
NEW LONDON — Last fall during a Wildcats football game, an unmanned aerial vehicle — a drone — was seen hovering over the playing field and near bleachers full of students and other spectators. That situation — and concern for student safety — was part of the impetus for...
April 13, 2016 - 9:00pm
April 9, 2016
Proposed transgender policy to be reviewed Monday at NLS
NEW LONDON — A new version of a proposed policy to address transgender students will be reviewed Monday night by the New London-Spicer School Board. This will be the second reading of a transgender policy, but the board is not expected to take action Monday. In anticipation of...
April 9, 2016 - 12:17am
March 28, 2016
Crowd shows up to discuss NLS transgender policy
NEW LONDON — Although a proposed transgender policy wasn’t on the agenda, about 50 people crammed into the New London-Spicer School Board’s...
March 28, 2016 - 11:37pm