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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
22 hours 54 min ago
March 15, 2018
Records published March 15
March 15, 2018 - 12:52am
March 14, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

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
More than 40 Red Lake students head back to class on Wednesday, March 14, after attending a walkout in front of the school. The event was one of several held in the area and throughout the country to protest gun violence in schools. The walkout marked a month since the large-scale high school shooting in Parkland, Fla. March 21 also marks the 13th anniversary of the shooting at Red Lake High School that claimed the lives of eight people, including the shooter. Jordan Shearer / Forum News Service
At Red Lake, site of a 2005 school shooting, walkout carries deep significance
March 14, 2018 - 5:16pm
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Willmar School Board OKs $1.44M in contracts for Kennedy improvements
March 14, 2018 - 7:02am
March 10, 2018
Students from across the Twin Cities marched down Marshall Avenue from St. Paul Central High School to the Minnesota State Capitol in St. Paul to demonstrate against gun violence Wednesday, March 7, 2018. Jean Pieri / St. Paul Pioneer Press
School security: Is there such thing as too much?
March 10, 2018 - 5:18pm
March 8, 2018
White Earth Secretary-Treasurer Tara Mason, left, lost a close censure vote Thursday at a special meeting of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe Executive Committee in Mahnomen. Submitted photo
Chippewa tribal board votes to censure White Earth secretary-treasurer, exonerates chairman
March 8, 2018 - 8:57pm
March 6, 2018
Bemidji high school students plan 17 acts of kindness, safety forum instead of walkout
March 6, 2018 - 6:43pm
March 4, 2018
Majeed Haruna Agure has been living over the past month in the Booth Center, a large homeless shelter in Winnipeg. Agure, who is seeking refugee status in Canada, walked in January over the border between Manitoba and North Dakota to complete a journey he started in Brazil. (Andrew Haffner / Forum News Service)play button
Troubled trek: Asylum-seekers’ journey took them through frozen fields to Winnipeg homeless shelter
March 4, 2018 - 7:05am
Tony Baker with the white rhino he helped stalk so it could be tranquilized. He named it "Betty" after his late mom, whose birthday would have been the same day this photo was taken. Submitted photo.
Beyond the trip of a lifetime: Disabled veterans group sends Minnesota man on African safari
March 4, 2018 - 6:00am
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 20, 2018
Calling it a 'disruption' to education, Bemidji superintendent cancels walkout event against gun violence
February 20, 2018 - 7:53pm
February 14, 2018
Cattle linger in the background of a manure pile in Stutsman County, N.D., on Feb. 14, 2018. A bill introduced in the U.S. Senate on Feb. 13, 2018,
would exempt livestock producers from reporting releases of livestock emissions. Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service
Legislation would exempt livestock producers from emissions reporting
February 14, 2018 - 2:10pm
February 12, 2018
Forum News Service file
USDA: Farm profits to fall in 2018
February 12, 2018 - 6:11am