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Manafort offered to give Russian billionaire 'private briefings' on 2016 campaign
Stillwater native, promoting anti-bullying platform, crowned Miss North Dakota
Finnish president visiting Minnesota this week
Feds want to give and take Minnesota health care money
Storm uproots trees and downs power lines in west central Minnesota
Bradford remains game-time decision for non-contact knee injury
WCT Sports Show: Jurek and Slagter Edition
Bronx bombed: Gregorius, Judge propel Yankees to sweep of Twins
Division II player dies from in-game injury
Local Roundup: Card soccer sits atop CLC
Jimmy Kimmel gets heated about health-care bill, says Sen. Bill Cassidy 'lied right to my face'
CNN anchor ends segment early over commentator's bizarre 'boobs' remark
Jimmy Kimmel mocks Sean Spicer to his face about that inauguration crowd size incident
'It's important to stand up to bullies': Actress Rebel Wilson wins record amount in defamation case
In loss for Netflix, 'Star Wars' and Marvel films will move to Disney's new streaming service
Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! Arts festival celebrates 20 years in Willmar
Fall Home Improvement 2017 now available online
LOST ITALIAN: Say goodbye to summer with two favorite flavors: grilled steaks and fresh tomatoes
Retired nuclear physicist from Park River makes, sells thousands of jars of chokecherry jelly for charity
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Live it!: Holistic approach to treatment looks at mind, body and spirit
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Mary Ellen Zachman
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In a pickle over a side dish?
Wine evolution class also teaches basic appreciation
Savory spuds: Homegrown potatoes and fresh thyme combine in rustic side dish
Letter: Why do we honor traitors?
Commentary: Why Trump's threat to 'totally destroy' North Korea is extraordinary - even for him
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
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Partners of tiny Fargo firm say anti-Muslim tirade by employee made their lives miserable
May 6, 2013
Letter: Teachers deserve our support
Public school systems across the state and nation face ongoing examination from a number of sources. A variety of experts and government leaders willingly suggest all kinds of ways to strengthen the American education system. One suggested method to strengthen schools is by showing...
May 6, 2013 - 12:00am
April 29, 2013
Editorial cartoon by Bruce Plante
April 29, 2013 - 12:00pm
June 18, 2012
Minnesota Opinion: On last in, first out rules again in Minn.:
From The Associated Press On last in, first out rules again in Minn.: The school year has ended across the state. As students enjoy their summer of freedom, school districts are setting plans for who will be teaching them when they return in the fall. Most schools, facing stagnant...
June 18, 2012 - 12:00am
March 10, 2012
Teachers apply NASA lessons in Willmar, Minn., classrooms
Paper airplanes glided across the sixth-grade science classroom, and the room was busy with chatter and activity as kids judged flight patterns...
March 10, 2012 - 8:00am
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
August 30, 2011
Back in their classrooms
August 30, 2011 - 12:00am
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....
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...
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...
October 12, 2010 - 12:00am
May 15, 2010
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
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...
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...
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
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...
June 6, 2009 - 12:00am