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Kandiyohi County Board to meet Friday
Truth-in-Taxation hearing to be held Monday at Willmar council meeting
U.S. presidential commission issues recommendations on cyber security
AgweekTV: Weather outlook
U.S. retirement investors not hitting post-election panic button
Dragons win first of two on northern road trip
Slagter scores 31 in Cards' tournament win
Aggressive D key to Cardinals' victory
Sartell/Sauk Rapids blanks Willmar
Gophers look to toughen up after first loss
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Read Live it! December-January issue
Knowing personalized risk for diabetes may not change lifestyles
Around our region published Nov. 30
Willmar Senior High announces first-term honor roll
Evelyn R. Yanish
Todd D. Johnson
Helen W. Olson
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Treat all ladies with respect
Minnesota Opinion: Free Vikes-tix perk 'looks bad' for all
Estrich commentary: Living in the Trump twilight
Editorial: Time for two school sides to find agreement
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
June 11, 2013
Willmar, Minn., Middle School science classroom remodel delayed; School Board says maybe next year
WILLMAR -- Science teachers at Willmar Middle School started packing as soon as school was out, preparing for a planned remodeling of their...
June 11, 2013 - 11:16pm
May 5, 2013
St. Paul science teacher named Minn. Teacher of the Year
BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. (AP) — A St. Paul science teacher has been named Minnesota's Teacher of the Year for 2013. Megan Olivia Hall teaches grades 7-12 at the Open World Learning Community in St. Paul. She was presented with the award Sunday. Hall had once planned...
May 5, 2013 - 4:11pm
April 29, 2013
Willmar, Minn., Middle School ready to remodel aging science rooms
WILLMAR — Hardly anything in the Willmar Middle School classrooms meets current building codes, and conducting lab experiments can be a...
April 29, 2013 - 12:00am
March 14, 2013
Physicists say they have found a Higgs boson
GENEVA (AP) -- The search is all but over for a subatomic particle that is a crucial building block of the universe. By JOHN HEILPRIN Associated...
March 14, 2013 - 10:59am
February 6, 2013
Closest Earth-like planet just a 'stroll across park'
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- Earth-like worlds may be closer and more plentiful than anyone imagined. Astronomers reported Wednesday that the nearest Earth-like planet may be just 13 light-years away - or some 77 trillion miles. That planet hasn't been found yet, but should be there...
February 6, 2013 - 3:58pm
November 1, 2012
Video: CCS Rocket Launch
Duane Starkenburg, a Willmar Community Christian School teacher, along with a group of students shoots off rockets on Wednesday at the CCS school...
November 1, 2012 - 1:28pm
August 21, 2012
Temple Grandin to headline animal science conference next month in Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR -- World renowned animal welfare expert Temple Grandin is scheduled to be the keynote speaker at the Animal Science Conference and Venture...
August 21, 2012 - 12:00am
June 18, 2012
UM-Morris receives $1.2 million grant for science education
MORRIS -- The University of Minnesota, Morris, has received a four-year, $1.2 million grant to encourage success for science students of all backgrounds. Morris is one of 47 small undergraduate schools to receive a grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
June 18, 2012 - 12:00am
April 24, 2012
Health with a Healing Touch blog: The truth about fast food
April 24, 2012 - 8:21am
April 16, 2012
Making 'vaccines' at retreat
April 16, 2012 - 12:00am
April 15, 2012
Video: Youth Science Retreat
The second annual Youth Science Retreat was held at the MinnWest Campus in Willmar, Minn. on Saturday. The science event included 25 different...
April 15, 2012 - 4:51pm
April 11, 2012
Second annual youth science retreat set for Saturday in Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR -- The second annual i3@MTC Youth Science Retreat will be from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
April 11, 2012 - 12:00am
February 7, 2012
Willmar, Minn., students become scientists for a day
WILLMAR -- Students at Willmar Middle School have the chance to become scientists, at least for a little while. The St. Cloud State University...
February 7, 2012 - 12:00am
November 27, 2011
Willmar School Board meets Monday
WILLMAR -- The Willmar School Board will meet in a workshop session at 4:30 p.m. Monday in the board room on the first floor of the Willmar Education and Arts Center, 611 Fifth St. S.W. The meeting is open to the public. The board will hear a report from four teachers who took part...
November 27, 2011 - 12:00am
April 16, 2011
Willmar students experience 'real science' in hands-on exploration
Computers and modern technology are important tools in school science labs. They allow students to accurately track changes in temperature,...
April 16, 2011 - 8:18am