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Xcel, FAA research using drones to inspect electric lines
Alaska man injured in morning rollover in New London Township
High speed chase ends in Willmar with arrest of juvenile
Convictions published Feb. 21
County proposes new traffic option for wye corridor
Girls Basketball: Cards streak by Alex
Blackhawks close in on first-place Wld with win in St. Paul
Boys Basketball: Montevideo overpowers YME
Boys Basketball: Dragons edge NLS
Boys Basketball: Eisenbacher's double-double leads ACGC
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
Around our region published Feb. 22
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Reader News: Diaper Bears for Hope Pregnancy Center
Howard J. Powers
Cartoon by Ed Fischer
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Willmar Commentary: America's predictable pension crisis
Harrop commentary: Trump has media crying ... all the way to the bank
Parenting Perspectives: Let your kids choose -- or pave -- their own paths
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
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...
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...
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