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White House blocks CNN, NY Times, Politico, others from press briefing
Klobuchar, Peterson go to bat for rural broadband
Woman pleads guilty in beheading death of Minn. man
Capitol Chatter: 2018 Minnesota governor race already crowded
Calif. pawn shops specialize in the rare Oscar coming through door
Girls Basketball: Cardinals hit a bump in the road
Vikings' Spielman raves about running backs in NFL draft
Kaymer one behind two rookie leaders at Honda Classic
Twins plan to ease Mauer, Dozier into lineup
Local Roundup: Willmar hockey team clipped in 3A playoffs
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
'Fire & Ice': Diamond Edge figure skating show is Saturday, Sunday in Willmar
Around our region published Feb. 22
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Anna Mae Hawley
Nicole Rae Ruff
Barbara Ann Berkeland
Tribune Editorial: Willmar City Council makes a good Holland decision
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Cartoon by Bruce Plante for Feb. 23
Minnesota Opinion: Kill Legislature's ridiculous secret-meeting exemption
Cartoon by Ed Fischer
May 14, 2016
Cat Scratch Fever fun at the track
NEW LONDON - At New London-Spicer High School on Friday, the Cat Scratch Fever Health and Wellness event kept things moving on the 45-degree...
May 14, 2016 - 7:27am
May 13, 2016
NLS, Willmar schools respond to new federal transgender guidelines
NEW LONDON—Just four days after the New London-Spicer School Board voted to postpone action on a proposed transgender inclusion policy...
May 13, 2016 - 5:35pm
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 15, 2016
Letter: NLS should partner with community
. The Constitutions of the United States and the State of Minnesota establish that the executive branch of government cannot make law. Consequently,...
April 15, 2016 - 2:00am
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 11, 2016
NLS transgender policy discussion draws large crowd
NEW LONDON — For nearly 2 ½ hours nearly 200 people — including students, former students, parents, grandparents and school staff — expressed...
April 11, 2016 - 11:34pm
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 23, 2016
Letter: Is NLS ready for transgender policy?
A number of New London-Spicer School District residents met March 14 with the School Board to express concerns about their proposed transgender...
March 23, 2016 - 12:00am
March 2, 2016
Area wrestlers receive their wrestling state medals Feb. 27 at the Minnesota State High School Wrestling Tournament in St. Paul.
Three area wrestlers earned individual championships at Saturday's state finals in St. Paul. NLS' Thomas Stageberg (132) and BOLD's Manuel Garcia...
March 2, 2016 - 6:18pm
February 29, 2016
New London-Spicer music teachers Sherry and Brian Pearson to retire
NEW LONDON — After guiding thousands of students into the world of music, a dynamic teaching duo in the New London-Spicer School District...
February 29, 2016 - 12:58am
February 23, 2016
NLS school board discusses education issues with lawmakers
NEW LONDON — A shortage of K-12 grade teachers, a threat of losing the ability to offer college-level classes and 3-1/2-hour standardized reading...
February 23, 2016 - 11:27pm
February 14, 2016
NLS considers bringing FACS classes back
NEW LONDON — The New London-Spicer School Board may bring back the family and consumer sciences program, which teaches kids various life skills, such as money management, cooking and child development. It was cut from the curriculum last year. Recent student surveys indicate NLS...
February 14, 2016 - 11:53pm
January 19, 2016
NLS gets bonds for a low interest rate
NEW LONDON — Nervous stock market investors looking for more stable government bonds may have helped the New London-Spicer School District get an exceptionally low interest rate for their construction bonds. “We got great bids today,” said Greg Crowe, senior municipal advisor...
January 19, 2016 - 11:43pm
November 24, 2015
New London-Spicer School board approves continuing contract negotiation with construction manager
NEW LONDON — After reviewing proposals and interviewing a half-dozen firms for nearly as many hours Monday afternoon, the New London-Spicer School Board selected a construction manager to help lead the district through a $21.6 mil- lion building project. At its meeting Monday night,...
November 24, 2015 - 10:16pm
November 11, 2015
New London-Spicer School District sets fast-paced project timeline
NEW LONDON — With the approval of a $21.6 million bond in last week’s referendum, the New London-Spicer School Board is now moving fast to hire a construction manager, complete architectural drawings and sell bonds so that construction of the multi-faceted building project can...
November 11, 2015 - 11:19pm