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Suspects face first-degree murder charges in Minnesotan's beheading
NSA contractor to face espionage charges for alleged data theft
Charges dropped against Minnesota teacher accused of having sex with student
Trump's election results stance deepens Republican Party rifts
Wild stay unbeaten at home, trip up Maple Leafs
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Ridgewater takes two on Crossover's first day
Willmar riding win streak into postseason
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January 13, 2014
New program in Willmar area to connect high school students with business leaders
WILLMAR — A new program in the Willmar area could potentially give high school students a head start on learning to become successful entrepreneurs and small business owners. The CEO program, which stands for “Creating Entrepreneurial Opportunities,” was founded in 2008 in...
January 13, 2014 - 5:48am
September 27, 2013
Get some air under it
September 27, 2013 - 12:10am
August 26, 2013
State test scores indicate improvement in math
WILLMAR — Minnesota’s students scored better than last year in state standardized tests in math but not quite as well in science. The...
August 26, 2013 - 11:36pm
August 22, 2013
Obama to propose new system for rating colleges
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Thursday will unveil a sweeping new plan for rating colleges based in part on affordability, with the goal of eventually linking those ratings to federal financial aid awards.
August 22, 2013 - 6:52am
August 19, 2013
Girls' random acts of kindness are tool for increasing self-esteem and friendship
WILLMAR — To hear the girls talk about it, spending a couple hours in the Wal-Mart parking lot was one of the best things they did this...
August 19, 2013 - 5:47am
July 30, 2013
Summer camp at Ridgewater College in Willmar, Minn., provides career exploration
WILLMAR - They have plenty of time to plan their futures, but 27 Willmar-area students are spending this week at Ridgewater College exploring...
July 30, 2013 - 11:29pm
June 4, 2013
Students graduate from Focus House program in WIllmar, Minn.
WILLMAR -- Dale Martin watched his son Spencer change and grow into a responsible adult in the past two years, thanks to Focus House. Spencer,...
June 4, 2013 - 11:49pm
February 26, 2013
Students struggling at ACGC, Minn., get a helping hand
GROVE CITY — Students who may be struggling academically or socially are getting after-school classroom help through a new “targeted services” program in the Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City School District. Designed for students in kindergarten through eighth grade, the extended-day...
February 26, 2013 - 11:28pm
February 25, 2013
Willmar, Minn., schools looking for sense of solidarity
WILLMAR — The Willmar School Board wants to see more communications between the school district’s early childhood education programs and its elementary schools. Early childhood educators gave an update on their pre-school literacy efforts at a School Board workshop on Monday....
February 25, 2013 - 11:13pm
February 8, 2013
Bella Project helps outfit west central Minnesota girls for prom
WILLMAR — Michelle Syverson stood in the dressing room and turned to show off the strapless ball gown she had tried on. “I love the color...
February 8, 2013 - 11:30pm
December 19, 2012
Willmar, Minn., students make substantial donation to Salvation Army toy drive
WILLMAR — This Christmas, more than 1,000 local children will have gifts under the tree thanks to some generous donations — including one...
December 19, 2012 - 11:01pm
December 17, 2012
West central Minn. school officials preparing to talk to students and review their emergency plans
WILLMAR — Principal Nathan Cox gathered with his staff before school started Monday at Roosevelt Elementary School in Willmar. “The unthinkable has happened,” he told them, and they had a conversation about what to say to children who asked about the school shooting that occurred...
December 17, 2012 - 11:25pm
BBE students remember their teacher, coach
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October 17, 2012 - 3:07pm
October 16, 2012
Past, present students mourn loss of BBE teacher, coach on social media
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October 16, 2012 - 12:41pm
September 22, 2012
ACGC fourth-graders take active part in their school lunches
GROVE CITY -- On Friday morning, 48 Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City fourth-graders braved the cold and a few raindrops to harvest vegetables from the...
September 22, 2012 - 12:00am