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Generations section now available online
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October/November issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
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Emma Anne Williams
April 10, 2015
Public tours of Willmar schools scheduled ahead of referendum vote
WILLMAR — Willmar Public Schools has scheduled public tours of the buildings that would be affected by a proposed building project in the district. The district is asking voters to cast ballots on a two-part bond referendum in a May 19 special election. The first question seeks...
April 10, 2015 - 11:16pm
March 26, 2015
ACGC takes renewable route, invests in solar energy
GROVE CITY — The Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City School District is investing in a 25-year solar energy contract for its Cosmos Learning Center and Atwater Elementary School buildings. During Monday’s ACGC school board meeting, the solar power agreement with SunEdison, a global energy...
March 26, 2015 - 10:45pm
RCW could start building additions in fall
RENVILLE — The Renville County West School Board has taken another step toward design and construction of additional improvements to its K-12 school building. Voters approved a $5.4 million bond in a referendum in January. The project includes building new classrooms at the south...
March 26, 2015 - 10:43pm
March 25, 2015
NLS to pick architect for facilities plan
NEW LONDON —Three architectural firms pitched their plans this week for how they would lead the New London-Spicer School District through the development of a facility expansion project. Next month the board will visit project sites the three firms were involved with and in May...
March 25, 2015 - 8:04pm
January 29, 2015
Benson bond moves forward
BENSON — School board members in Benson are hopeful of finalizing plans for an estimated $16 million in facilities improvements this coming month, with an eye towards a possible vote on a bond in May. Benson Superintendent of Schools Dennis Laumeyer said board members have decided...
January 29, 2015 - 11:55pm
January 28, 2015
CMCS completes building project
PRINSBURG — Central Minnesota Christian School is pulling up to the finish line on a three-year building project. To celebrate the accomplishment,...
January 28, 2015 - 11:20pm
Jobs, schools draw Micronesians to western Minnesota
LAC QUI PARLE VALLEY — Thanks to Pacific Ocean breezes, temperatures on the islands of Micronesia do not fall below 70 degrees or rise above...
January 28, 2015 - 11:15pm
January 27, 2015
ACGC parents express concerns about bullying
GROVE CITY — A number of parents, friends and family members of Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City students voiced concerns during Monday’s school board meeting regarding bullying in the schools. Susan Barker told the school board that her son has been bullied, both verbally and physically,...
January 27, 2015 - 11:30pm
Sneak peak at facilities survey shows support for pared-down project
NEW LONDON — A sneak peak at early survey results sheds some light on why a $14.6 million building bond failed in a referendum last fall in the New London-Spicer School District. The preliminary responses may also provide direction if another attempt to gain voter approval for...
January 27, 2015 - 11:00pm
January 7, 2015
Renville County West School District voters approve $5.4M school bond
RENVILLE — Voters in the Renville County West School District approved a $5.4 million bond issue to upgrade school facilities Tuesday. Voters cast 631 ballots in favor of the project and 528 against on a day featuring sub-zero wind chills. Voters rejected a similar bond measure...
January 7, 2015 - 10:27pm
Benson Schools propose $15.3M bond
BENSON — Benson school board members plan to bring an estimated $15.3 million bond issue to voters this May to upgrade school facilities. Board...
January 7, 2015 - 10:23pm
January 6, 2015
Teachers seek donations for classrooms
Several area teachers seek help paying for materials for their classrooms through a charity website. DonorsChoose.org helps public school teachers meet their classroom needs through crowd funding. They write descriptions of their projects on the site and seek donations. The online...
January 6, 2015 - 8:00pm
December 16, 2014
Science Museum of Minnesota Instructor Peter Anderson presented a 50-minute, interactive assembly on engineering and problem-solving Tuesday...
December 16, 2014 - 11:19pm
December 9, 2014
NLS levy to drop in 2015
NEW LONDON — Following a truth-in-taxation hearing Monday, the New London-Spicer School Board gave final approval to a $3.8 million tax levy for next year. The levy, which is payable in 2015, is a 3.05 percent decrease from this year’s tax levy of $3.9 million. The total levy...
December 9, 2014 - 10:41pm
December 8, 2014
Willmar Public Schools begins telephone survey
WILLMAR — A polling company has begun making calls to residents of the Willmar Public Schools to gauge their feelings about the district and a potential building project. The district has been studying alternatives for a building project for more than a year, and recently hired...
December 8, 2014 - 9:01pm