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DREAM school opens
Feds pass on funding railroad bypass
New London man fails to appear in court
Hexum brothers appear in court
Grove City man awaits sentencing
NFL's Vikings say they erred in light Peterson punishment, to pay him to sit and settle off-field matter
Prep football: Willmar Week 4 Preview
Twins beat Price, Tigers
Prep football: Jaguars claw way back from the brink
Vikings ban Peterson indefinitely
Joan Rivers, queen of acid put-downs, dies at age 81
Kosak of Olivia receives Guard honor
Richard "Cheech" McKenna
Damrongnawin — Lundstrum
Leadens — Jans
Schmidt — Hagen
Stadem — Cuevas
Ciminski — Twist
Cartoon by Gary Markstein
Commentary: When will Minnesota fix U.S. Highway 12?
Letter: A first-rate production
Letter: Spend political dollars locally
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
February 23, 2012
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
opinion / cartoons
February 23, 2012 - 12:00am
November 8, 2011
Nationwide test of Emergency Alert System at 1 p.m. Wednesday
CHICAGO -- A nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System is slated for 1 p.m. Wednesday. It's the first such test to be conducted nationwide. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency, in cooperation with the Federal Communications Commission...
news / nation
November 8, 2011 - 12:50pm
October 26, 2010
Teachers at city schools learning to work with test results
WILLMAR -- Teachers in Willmar's schools have found a number of ways to use information from the standardized tests their students take each year. Teachers and administrators from Willmar's four school buildings spoke at a Willmar School Board workshop session Monday afternoon. The...
news / local / education
October 26, 2010 - 12:00am
September 18, 2010
Lohan fails court-ordered drug test
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Lindsay Lohan has failed a court-ordered drug and alcohol screening test and could face a probation violation that might land her back in jail. A person familiar with the case, who declined to be identified because of the sensitivity of the matter, confirmed...
September 18, 2010 - 7:05am
July 2, 2009
Scores hold steady in standardized testing for reading, math in Minn.
Minnesota students as a whole scored about the same on reading and math tests in 2009 as they did in 2008. But that won't be good enough to keep more than half the state's school districts from being labeled as underperforming under the federal No Child Left Behind education law. The...
news / local / region / state
July 2, 2009 - 12:00am
May 5, 2009
Commentary: A litmus test that counts
As the time approaches for President Obama to choose a successor to Justice David Souter, the term "litmus test" will be heard throughout the land. The White House will deny applying any such thing, but the nominee will undoubtedly be chosen according to where she stands on abortion,...
opinion / commentary
May 5, 2009 - 12:00am
December 1, 2008
Students and teachers nervous about math test
WILLMAR -- Their heads nodded in unison. Yes, the high school juniors know about the math test they must take in April. And no, they don't think...
local / education
December 1, 2008 - 12:00am