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Records published Oct. 28
State rodeo queen from Willmar prepares for national event
Melania Trump will be back in spotlight, apparently to her surprise
NLS approves additional help in kindergarten classrooms
New London cyclist's life remembered in court; driver in accident sentenced
Gophers deal 21 with Brooks, Smith combo
Card girls CC team clinches fifth-straight state trip
Timberwolves' free agency waiting game already working out
Dubnyk makes 38 saves in Wild win over Sabres
National ranking not on teams' mind
Great Swedish Adventure begins and features woman with Willmar roots
Willmar native on 'The Voice'
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
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
Kenley Jo Krogfus
Myron F. Koosmann
Wallace V. Ashburn
December 16, 2013
ACGC OKs $2.4M levy for 2014
GROVE CITY – For the second year in a row the levy for the Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City School District is decreasing. At their meeting Monday, the ACGC School Board approved a levy of $2,362,923. That’s nearly 4 percent lower than this year’s levy of $2,460,269. Business Manager...
December 16, 2013 - 11:45pm
December 13, 2013
Update: Shooting reported at Colorado high school, two may be hurt: reports
Police were responding to reports of a shooting at a Colorado high school on Friday in which two people may have been wounded, local media reported.
December 13, 2013 - 3:08pm
December 11, 2013
NLS board approves levy, starts facility needs process
NEW LONDON — The New London-Spicer School Board on Monday held the annual truth in taxation hearing and unanimously approved the 2013 payable 2014 levy of $3,942,020. The levy is $253,047 less, a 6.03 decrease, than the payable 2013 levy of $4,195,067. No member of the public attended...
December 11, 2013 - 11:08pm
November 29, 2013
Letter: Rethink MACCRAY school closing
Dear readers: If MACCRAY doesn’t make sense to you, it is MAynard, Clara City and RAYmond; three towns, one school district. In the school board meeting in October there was a discussion on whether the district could be better served by closing Maynard’s and Raymond’s elementary...
November 29, 2013 - 5:00am
November 14, 2013
Video: Roosevelt Students Participate in Cup Stacking
Watch this video "Roosevelt Students Participate in Cup Stacking" here.
November 14, 2013 - 4:54pm
November 5, 2013
Update: Teens armed with BB guns arrested in Denver school standoff
DENVER (Reuters) - Denver police arrested two teenage boys early on Tuesday after they broke into a middle school carrying BB guns that looked like assault rifles and refused to leave for several hours. The two 15-year-old boys, each carrying a school bag and what a witness described...
November 5, 2013 - 12:42pm
Two juveniles, possibly armed, arrested in Denver school stand-off
DENVER (Reuters) - Denver Police early on Tuesday arrested two male juveniles who appeared to be toting rifles inside a middle school that they broke into and refused to leave for several hours. The two 15-year-old boys, each carrying what appeared to be a long rifle and a school...
November 5, 2013 - 7:19am
October 22, 2013
Nevada called hero in fatal Nev. school shooting
SPARKS, Nev. (AP) -- Students at a Nevada middle school were filing off buses and reuniting with friends on the playground after a weeklong vacation when the pop of gunfire shattered the morning calm. Children fled the campus for their lives before the first bell rang. Police...
October 22, 2013 - 5:00am
September 23, 2013
Willmar School District pushing drop in property tax levy
WILLMAR — Property taxes for the Willmar Public Schools are expected to be nearly 30 percent less in 2014, partly because the district is close to paying off the bonds for its 19-year-old high school. The Willmar School Board adopted a $4.94 million preliminary 2014 tax levy...
September 23, 2013 - 11:23pm
September 12, 2013
Mass. school district closed due to slick floors
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts school district has canceled classes for the day because floors are too slippery. The Amherst Regional School District announced on its website that all of the district's schools are closed Thursday because of "weather-related building issues." But...
September 12, 2013 - 7:27am
September 5, 2013
Benson school wins $10K in Target's national competition
BENSON — Northside Elementary School in Benson has won a national competition sponsored by Target. When the school became the first school...
September 5, 2013 - 5:57am
September 3, 2013
Roosevelt opens with a red carpet
September 3, 2013 - 8:30am
September 2, 2013
Prinsburg, Minn., celebrates completion of phase one of school project
PRINSBURG — Members of the Central Minnesota Christian School joined at the school here to celebrate the completion of the $6 million, phase one portion of its building project on Labor Day. The ribbon cutting ceremony, attended by more than 200 people, was an opportunity to...
September 2, 2013 - 11:39pm
Video: Central Minnesota Christian School Ribbon Cutting
A ribbon cutting celebration is held Monday for the new expansion of the Central Minnesota Christian School in Prinsburg, Minnesota.
September 2, 2013 - 6:45pm
August 27, 2013
Midwest heat wave prompts early school dismissals
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- An unusual, late-summer heat wave has enveloped much of the Midwest, putting schools and sports events on hold.
August 27, 2013 - 7:58am