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Naked body discovered on golf course in Fertile
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Larry G. Woltjer
Richard "Dick" Hoglund
Eleanor G. Johnson
Brian Gene Baragar
Post — Veldkamp
Gatewood — Moenkedick
Kohlman — Zahnow
Henry — Koch
Hoese — Klema
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
Letter: Transportation plan's workable
Commentary: Privacy vs. security: how the debate changes
Letter: His vote hurt tipped employees
Commentary: White House hypocrisy on Israel in the Middle East
May 4, 2011
Letter: More restrictions on teachers
As difficult as it must already be for a teacher to conduct class in a modern-day special education classroom, the teacher's plight has just gotten worse by placing added restrictions on the use of the valuable tools of seclusion and restraint to remove the unruly from the classroom....
opinion / letters / education
May 4, 2011 - 12:00am
March 8, 2011
Letter: A failure of integrity
Integrity: being honest without compromise or corruption. I am saddened after watching the debacle in the state of Wisconsin with school teachers and MD's lying by calling in sick so they could protest at the state Capitol. Does it make one wonder just what is being taught in these...
opinion / letters
March 8, 2011 - 12:00am
October 12, 2010
NLS prepares for Clark funeral, visitation
NEW LONDON -- The New London-Spicer School Board began the regular meeting Monday with a moment of silence for Army Pfc. Ryane Clark, the 2007 NLS graduate who was killed last week in Afghanistan. High School Principal Kevin Acquard updated the board on the visitation and funeral...
news / local
October 12, 2010 - 12:00am
May 15, 2010
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
opinion / cartoons
May 15, 2010 - 12:00am
March 9, 2010
Letter: Don't lose music program
I have great concerns with these budget cuts that are currently happening. I've been following the paper and have seen the threat to the music program come up time after time. Knowing that any part of the music program of Willmar is being threatened to be cut makes me upset and is...
opinion / letters / music / education
March 9, 2010 - 12:00am
January 13, 2010
Willmar School Board approves contract with teachers
WILLMAR -- The Willmar School Board has approved a two-year contract with the district's teachers. The contract will allow an overall 1 percent increase in salary and benefits for teachers in the first year and a 1.9 percent increase in the second year. Members of the teachers union...
news / local / education
January 13, 2010 - 12:00am
December 23, 2009
ACGC board reaches tentative agreement with teachers
GROVE CITY -- With the help of a professional mediator, the Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City School Board reached a tentative two-year contract agreement with the district's certified staff this week. Pending the outcome of a vote by the 61 teachers, the agreement could receive final board...
December 23, 2009 - 12:00am
June 10, 2009
Going the extra mile
news / local
June 10, 2009 - 12:00am
June 6, 2009
Teachers reminisce about their time spent at soon-to-close Lincoln Elementary School
They laughed as they told stories about teachers and principals they knew and about all the students they'd known over the years. But when they...
news / local
June 6, 2009 - 12:00am
April 15, 2009
Teachers oppose easy licensing measure designed to attract professionals from other fields into education
ST. PAUL -- Paula Leach received training so she could deal with challenges she faces as an early-childhood special education teacher. The Hastings...
news / state
April 15, 2009 - 11:30pm
October 31, 2008
Letter: A teacher's point of view
As a newly retired teacher who has spent 33 years educating elementary students in the Willmar School District, I am very concerned about what will happen if the proposed operating levy referendum fails on Nov. 4. One of the most often mentioned consequences will be "significantly...
letters / education
October 31, 2008 - 12:00am
March 25, 2008
Teacher contract approved at ACGC
GROVE CITY - A two-year teachers contract was unanimously approved Monday by the Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City School Board, bringing an end to negotiations that began in August. During voting Thursday, Friday and Monday, certified teaching staff ratified the contract on a 54-9 vote. The...
March 25, 2008 - 10:00am