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February 7, 2012
Lorena Lindemann, right, helps Jesus Naverez, 12, as he uses a cordless pipette Monday to transfer agar to a petri dish as part of an experiment conducted by Willmar Middle School students in the mobile lab of the St. Cloud State University Science Express. (Tribune photo by Gary Miller(
Willmar, Minn., students become scientists for a day
February 7, 2012 - 12:00am
November 27, 2011
Willmar School Board meets Monday
November 27, 2011 - 12:00am
April 16, 2011
Instructor Randy Frederickson shows off two owl pellets at Willmar Middle School. Seventh-grade students are dissecting the pellets in class. (Tribune photo by Gary Miller)
Willmar students experience 'real science' in hands-on exploration
April 16, 2011 - 8:18am
April 11, 2011
Jake Rauenhorst, 13, left, of Olivia and his father, Dan, observe a demonstration of a turkey debeaking machine by Ernest VanGulijk of Nova Tech Saturday during the the Youth Science Retreat at MinnWest Technology Campus. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Inspire, investigate, innovate
April 11, 2011 - 12:00am
January 20, 2011
Katelyn Hansen, 13, conducts an experiment Jan. 13 at Willmar Middle School. Science classrooms at the school, which was constructed in the 1960s, are outdated, and school officials fear the rooms are not equipped to deal with the increasing needs for science instruction. Muna Abdlahi, 12, is pictured below during the same class. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Willmar Middle School students studying science in cramped, outdated classrooms
January 20, 2011 - 12:00am
July 2, 2010
Letter: Dishonesty in science
July 2, 2010 - 12:00am
June 12, 2010
Letter: Our mistrust of scientists
June 12, 2010 - 12:00am
January 28, 2010
Katie Urban, left, of the Science Museum of Minnesota, is assisted Wednesday by Clara Holm, a student at Kennedy Elementary School in Willmar, during a demonstration on how air vibrations create sound. Holm blew into the top of a glass bottle during the demonstration. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Good vibrations
January 28, 2010 - 12:00am
January 15, 2010
Kennedi Lykken, 11, left, and Hannah Reid, 12, of Community Christian School in Willmar, use samples Wednesday of different colored Kool-Aid and a spectrometer to learn how colors are absorbed by light at the Mobile Science Lab on loan to the school from St. Cloud State University. Tribune photos by Ron Adams
Mobile science lab spends week at Community Christian School
January 15, 2010 - 12:00am
December 5, 2009
Letter: The death of a science myth
December 5, 2009 - 12:00am
Letter: The death of a science myth
December 5, 2009 - 12:00am