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Rising above the fire
In Trump/Clinton face-off on Monday, winning over women will be key
Records summary for Sept. 24
Report: Loaded gun found in N.C. had fingerprints matching victim
Police search for gunman who killed 5 at mall in Washington state
NLS turns back Crusaders
Prep Football: Minneota edges 'Jacks in OT
Roundup: Ridgewater recovers from deficit to head off national champs
Second-half stumbles derail Willmar
WCT Sports Show: Willmar and Morris volleyball play crucial matches; Willmar girls cross country rolls
Brad Pitt expresses sadness over divorce filing
Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt
Ticket prices for Prince tribute concert start at $19.99
Mikko Cowdery, QuadraFeelyAxs performing this weekend in Willmar
19th annual Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! festival to be held this weekend
Simplified French onion soup recipe perfect for home cooks
Likely world record elk shot by Montana archer
As baby leaves go gender-neutral, dads get time off
Choosing stronger sunscreen would reduce women's melanoma risk
Organic oats make these Monster Cookies scary good
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
Don E. Miller
Jozy Lyn Saterbak
Pauline M. Chambers
Thomas: Just more terror, more denials
Harrop: Could Britain Become the Fourth Amigo?
Deepen Charleston's port, and the big ships will come
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
Commentary: Table is set for special session
willmar public schools
September 9, 2016
Willmar School Board meets Monday
WILLMAR—The Willmar School Board will meet at 4:30 p.m. Monday in the board room on the first floor of the Willmar Education and Arts Center. At the beginning of the meeting, the board will hold a public hearing on a proposed tax abatement to help fund a Kandi Mall improvement...
September 9, 2016 - 6:31pm
September 5, 2016
Willmar welcomes 4,000 kids back to school today
WILLMAR—About 4,000 kids will be streaming into Willmar's public schools today. They will be greeted by 700 adults who are ready and willing...
September 5, 2016 - 11:55pm
July 11, 2016
Getting a Lego up on learning
WILLMAR—Boxes and trays of Lego bricks and a variety of other small plastic pieces have been strewn across tables in a classroom at the...
July 11, 2016 - 12:02am
June 29, 2016
Willmar Public Schools' summer program reaches hundreds of students
WILLMAR—For more than 500 students in Willmar Public Schools, June has been filled with math, science, reading and other activities. The school district's summer school will end this week, while a migrant school program will continue through July 15. Students who are about...
June 29, 2016 - 12:00am
June 16, 2016
Work progresses on Willmar’s school projects
WILLMAR — Work on Willmar’s new elementary school may start later than usual, due to delays in receiving construction drawings from the architect....
June 16, 2016 - 11:47pm
June 8, 2016
UPDATE: Willmar kids can get free breakfast, lunch this summer
Editor's Note: This story has been updated to correct one location. The Willmar Middle School is not a site this year due to a remodeling project....
June 8, 2016 - 11:49pm
May 27, 2016
Bids open for Willmar elementary school site preparation
WILLMAR — Site preparation work for Willmar’s new elementary school will begin next month. Bids for the first phase of the school were opened...
May 27, 2016 - 12:05am
May 20, 2016
Willmar schools work on attendance boundaries for new elementary building
WILLMAR — The process of drawing new attendance boundaries for Willmar’s elementary schools has started and will probably be finished in...
May 20, 2016 - 12:00am
May 10, 2016
Willmar School Board awards boiler contract
WILLMAR — A Willmar firm has been awarded a contract to do some of the deferred maintenance work in Willmar Public Schools’ major building program. On Monday the Willmar School Board awarded the contract to replace the boiler at Jefferson Learning Center to Chappell Central of...
May 10, 2016 - 12:17am
April 14, 2016
Letter: Willmar teachers need support
Every community needs a strong school system. Willmar has that strong school system. Willmar teachers are dedicated, highly educated individuals...
April 14, 2016 - 12:10am
April 11, 2016
Higher enrollment increases state aid to Willmar Public Schools
WILLMAR — General fund revenue for Willmar Public Schools is expected to be about $1 million more than anticipated this year, but expenditures will still exceed revenue. The Willmar School Board approved the revised 2015-16 budget Monday. Because the original budget must be adopted...
April 11, 2016 - 10:00pm
March 17, 2016
Construction work to begin on first of Willmar’s school projects
WILLMAR — Construction is set to begin in April on the addition of eight science classrooms at Willmar Middle School. Bids for the project were opened Thursday afternoon in a session that included the opening of 27 separate bids. More than 35 people attended the big opening in the...
March 17, 2016 - 10:47pm
March 14, 2016
Willmar superintendent proposes studying tradition of laying off/rehiring non-tenured teachers
WILLMAR — More than 100 non-tenured teachers will be receiving their pink slips from Willmar Public Schools this spring. At the Willmar School...
March 14, 2016 - 11:34pm
March 9, 2016
Willmar Public Schools unveils floor plans for new elementary building
WILLMAR — The basic floor plan for Willmar’s new elementary school is finished.
March 9, 2016 - 12:02am
March 8, 2016
Site, building maps of new elementary school in Willmar released
The Willmar Public School District has released the following site and building maps of the new elementary school being built in Willmar. Click...
March 8, 2016 - 7:47pm