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June 11, 2013
In this undated photo, students in Randy Frederickson’s seventh-grade science class reveal the contents of  owl pellets in one of the Willmar Middle School science labs. The classrooms have not been updated since the 1960s and aren’t big enough for the number of students they serve. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
Willmar, Minn., Middle School science classroom remodel delayed; School Board says maybe next year
June 11, 2013 - 11:16pm
May 5, 2013
St. Paul science teacher named Minn. Teacher of the Year
May 5, 2013 - 4:11pm
April 29, 2013
Olivia Welsch, 12, left, Zoe Nonweiler, 13, and Reanne Warwick, 13, students in Randy Frederickson’s seventh grade science class, carefully reveal the contents of  owl pellets Tuesday in one of the Willmar Middle School science classrooms. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
Willmar, Minn., Middle School ready to remodel aging science rooms
April 29, 2013 - 12:00am
March 14, 2013
This 2011 image provided by CERN shows a subatomic event  that displays characteristics expected from the decay of the long-sought subatomic particle Higgs boson, which physicists say they are now confident they have discovered. The European Organization for Nuclear Research, called CERN, says Thursday a look at all the data from 2012 shows that what they found last year was a version of what is popularly referred to as the "God particle." (AP Photo/CERN)
Physicists say they have found a Higgs boson
March 14, 2013 - 10:59am
February 6, 2013
Closest Earth-like planet just a 'stroll across park'
February 6, 2013 - 3:58pm
November 1, 2012
Duane Starkenburg, a Willmar Community Christian School teacher, along with a group of students shoots off rockets on Wednesday at the CCS school yard for a special autumn activity.
Video: CCS Rocket Launch
November 1, 2012 - 1:28pm
August 21, 2012
Temple Grandin waves in the press room after the television movie "Temple Grandin" won an Emmy Award in 2010. Grandin, noted animal welfare expert, will be the keynote speaker for an event next month in Willmar. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, file)
Temple Grandin to headline animal science conference next month in Willmar, Minn.
August 21, 2012 - 12:00am
June 18, 2012
UM-Morris receives $1.2 million grant for science education
June 18, 2012 - 12:00am
April 24, 2012
Photo: Clipart.com
Health with a Healing Touch blog: The truth about fast food
April 24, 2012 - 8:21am
April 16, 2012
Lisa Ziehl of Willmar watches as her son Ian, 4, mixes together a simulated vaccine Saturday at the MinnWest Technology Campus in Willmar. Twenty-five exhibits, including robotics, solar energy devices, birds from the University Raptor Center and hands-on labs were on display during the campus' second annual Youth Science Retreat. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Making 'vaccines' at retreat
April 16, 2012 - 12:00am
April 15, 2012
The second annual Youth Science Retreat was held at the MinnWest Campus in Willmar, Minn. on Saturday.  The science event included 25 different demonstrators, including robotics, solar energy devices, birds from the University Raptor Center and hands on labs.
Video: Youth Science Retreat
April 15, 2012 - 4:51pm
April 11, 2012
Steve Zwart of Prinsburg helps his son Seth, 5, operate the controls of a robot during the 2011 Youth Science Retreat at the MinnWest Technology Campus in Willmar. The second annual event is Saturday. (Tribune file photo by Ron Adams)
Second annual youth science retreat set for Saturday in Willmar, Minn.
April 11, 2012 - 12:00am
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