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Willmar School Board
October 18, 2016
Teacher contracts, diversity topics at Willmar School Board candidates forum
WILLMAR — The lack of a teacher contract settlement and diversity were prominent topics Tuesday evening for candidates for the Willmar...
October 18, 2016 - 11:02pm
October 13, 2016
Willmar Schools' audit shows healthy fund balance
WILLMAR — An increase in the Willmar Public Schools' general fund balance is at least partially due to unresolved teacher contract negotiations....
October 13, 2016 - 7:49pm
October 10, 2016
Willmar Senior High addition will cost less than expected
WILLMAR — An addition at Willmar Senior High is expected to cost about $600,000 less than originally estimated. The Willmar School Board...
October 10, 2016 - 11:50pm
October 9, 2016
Willmar School Board to meet Monday
WILLMAR — The Willmar School Board will meet at 4:30 p.m. Monday in the boardroom on the first floor of the Willmar Education and Arts Center, 611 Fifth St. S.W. The board is scheduled to receive the district's annual audit and to award contracts for an addition at Willmar...
October 9, 2016 - 8:30pm
September 16, 2016
Teacher negotiations in Willmar may be closer to a settlement
WILLMAR—Willmar's teachers and the school district may have taken a step toward resolving a two-year labor contract that expired nearly...
September 16, 2016 - 8:52am
September 15, 2016
Contracts awarded for interior finishing at new school
WILLMAR—The Willmar School Board has approved about $13.3 million in contracts for the district's new elementary school. At a special meeting...
September 15, 2016 - 11:50pm
September 13, 2016
Bids for finishes on new Willmar school opened Tuesday
WILLMAR—Bids on the third phase of construction on Willmar's new elementary school were opened Tuesday afternoon. The Willmar School Board...
September 13, 2016 - 9:38pm
Willmar school taxes to increase 13 percent in 2017
WILLMAR—School property taxes in 2017 are expected to increase 13 percent in the Willmar School District. The Willmar School Board adopted...
September 13, 2016 - 8:14am
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
August 18, 2016
Willmar changes teacher layoff policy
WILLMAR—The Willmar School Board has voted to end the practice of laying off all non-tenured teachers in the district each spring. The board adopted a revised employee handbook at its Monday meeting that changed the policy. In the future, non-tenured teachers will be laid off...
August 18, 2016 - 11:30pm
August 17, 2016
Willmar teachers, board end negotiations session without settlement
WILLMAR—The next effort in resolving contract talks between the Willmar School Board and its teachers will be looking for discrepancies between the two sides' cost calculations. School officials and negotiators for Education Minnesota-Willmar met for about two hours Wednesday...
August 17, 2016 - 9:50pm
August 16, 2016
Six running for four seats on Willmar School Board
WILLMAR—The Willmar School Board will have at least one new face next year. Board Chairwoman Liz VanDerBill did not file for re-election...
August 16, 2016 - 6:22pm
August 15, 2016
School Board awards contracts to begin structure of new elementary school
WILLMAR—The Willmar School Board has awarded the second phase of contracts for a new elementary school. The board awarded 11 contracts...
August 15, 2016 - 11:30pm
August 11, 2016
Fourth candidate files to run for Willmar School Board
WILLMAR—Brian Kath of Willmar is the fourth candidate to file to run for the Willmar School Board. Other candidates so far are Scott Thaden...
August 11, 2016 - 11:30pm
Third candidate files for Willmar School Board
WILLMAR—A third candidate has filed to run for the Willmar School Board in the Nov. 8 election. Scott Thaden, a former agriculture teacher...
August 11, 2016 - 7:33am