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Capitol Chatter: A legislative budget primer
Keep or dump MNsure, or is there an alternative?
Grand jury indicts Allwine on first-degree murder
Higher education bills call for Minnesota State tuition freezes
Agriculture funding bills prioritize new Minnesota crops
Peterson's demands too pricy for some NFL teams
Florida offers SD native, Spurs assistant Hammon its head coaching job
State Basketball: CMCS rebounds in consolation bracket
Bears sign QB Sanchez to one-year deal
Minnesota State Boys Basketball Tournament -- Thursday roundup
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
Play our Basketball Brackets Challenge
Ruth O. Jones
John E. Vold
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
Port: Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls criticism over #NoDAPL protests response “inaccurate and offensive”
American wines are gaining in popularity
Lost Italian: It all starts with Pasta Aglio e Olio
Swift: The new 'Maximum Overdrive': Could our appliances be too smart?
May 1, 2014
Video: Visual Arts Festival is Held at NLS
The annual Visual Arts Festival is held Wednesday at the New London Spicer High School. The high school arts festival is sponsored by the Minnesota High School League.
May 1, 2014 - 1:45pm
April 10, 2014
Pennsylvania officials seek motive for school stabbing rampage
MURRYSVILLE, Penn. - Pennsylvania officials sought a motive on Thursday for a stabbing rampage at a high school in which a 16-year-old student...
April 10, 2014 - 10:40am
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
April 10, 2014 - 12:01am
April 9, 2014
Video: Police say 16-year-old assailant used two knives In Pennsylvania school attack
MURRYSVILLE, Pennsylvania (Reuters) - The 16-year-old boy suspected of stabbing 20 people at his suburban Pittsburgh high school on Monday used...
April 9, 2014 - 10:15am
Video: Twenty hurt at Pennsylvania high school after stabbing spree
Update 10 a.m.: MURRYSVILLE, Pennsylvania (Reuters) - Twenty people were injured, at least nine seriously, when a student at a Pittsburgh-area...
April 9, 2014 - 9:52am
March 14, 2014
Funeral for high school senior Tuesday at ACGC gym
GROVE CITY –– The funeral service for high school senior Zach Junkermeier will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City school gym in Grove City. Junkermeier, 18, of Lake Lillian, was killed this week while snowmobiling near new Cooke City, Mont. Junkermeier...
March 14, 2014 - 11:58am
March 2, 2014
Boy pulled from St. Louis Park school pool dies
ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn. -- A 12-year-old boy pulled from a St. Louis Park Middle School swimming pool Thursday after a physical education class has died, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reported. The newspaper quoted a statement Saturday from city spokesman Jamie Zwilling, who said...
March 2, 2014 - 9:13am
February 26, 2014
Blizzard warning continues for today in west central Minn.
WILLMAR –– Several schools in west central Minnesota, including the Willmar School District, are closing early today because of expected...
February 26, 2014 - 10:09am
February 20, 2014
A video tour of MACCRAY School buildings
A video tour of MACCRAY School buildings
February 20, 2014 - 3:14am
February 12, 2014
Video: ACGC students learn CPR
Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City 7-12 grade students are learning CPR this week. Starting next year all Minnesota high school students will need to...
February 12, 2014 - 1:06pm
January 23, 2014
Wind chill warning forces schools to delay or cancel classes today
WILLMAR – A wind chill of 35 below zero this morning has resulted in many west central Minnesota schools delaying the start of classes. Several districts, including Willmar and New London-Spicer, have cancelled classes. The decision comes as the entire region is under...
January 23, 2014 - 7:23am
January 17, 2014
‘Jazz In January’ dinner and dance slated for Saturday
WILLMAR — Music Matters presents their third annual “Jazz In January” dinner and dance Saturday at the Holiday Inn & Willmar Conference Center. The doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the dinner will be served at 6 p.m. The deadline to purchase dinner tickets has passed. The entertainment...
January 17, 2014 - 4:40pm
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 8, 2014
Willmar students returned to school today
Willmar students wait for their bus at 10 a.m. today at the corner of Trott Avenue SW and Eighth Street SW in Willmar. After 18 days off, Willmar...
January 8, 2014 - 10:38am
January 7, 2014
MACCRAY voters reject $20M bond for single elementary school
CLARA CITY – Voters in the MACCRAY School District rejected a $20 million bond issue tonight for a new elementary school and an auditorium/theater in Clara City by a tally of 733 in favor to 1,067 against, according to unofficial results presented to school board members. Frigid...
January 7, 2014 - 9:02pm