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Willmar Municipal Utilities struggles to stockpile coal
Former Willmar teacher charged for allegedly striking student
On national stage, Franken highlights diversity in Willmar
NLS opens bids for $20.6M construction project
Minnesota family rescues bald eagle tangled in rope
Freeman's four hits, five RBIs fuel Braves' 9-7 win
Towns embracing Minnesota as home
Peterson helping teammates set sights on Super Bowl
Stingers can't catch Express
NFL Notebook: Gordon reinstated, then suffers injury
Small town Lake Lillian gears up for big time production
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
Lang -- Nieman
Frye -- Birkland
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
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Anita "Ricky" Hoyt
Harvey Lee Peterson
Harry E. Lindbloom
Audrey O. Forkrud
Will: The path ahead for Hillary Clinton
Commentary: For Trump to Lose, GOP must let Clinton win
Commentary: Trump: Seeking victory through fear
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Commentary: Ted Cruz holds his nose
Sheriff's office investigating Zorbaz robbery as false report
May 11, 2016
School foundation awards grant for book giveaway at Willmar Stingers game
WILLMAR — The Willmar Public Schools Foundation Board has approved a request to fund books for elementary students, but turned down a request for swimsuits and flotation devices for middle school students learning to swim. The board met Monday to discuss requests and to review...
May 11, 2016 - 12:12am
May 5, 2016
An example of an excellent school
For the past few years, I have been a Thursday morning volunteer at Roosevelt School. Under the supervision of Child Guide Heidi Burton, I meet with students struggling with language skills or with those who just need a little TLC. Since I, myself, taught for 34 years, I feel well-qualified...
May 5, 2016 - 12:33am
April 30, 2016
Willmar students win Best in Show at regional art competition
WILLMAR — Huy Nguyen didn’t realize he had artistic talent until Willmar teacher Tonya Oie saw what he did in a painting class last year...
April 30, 2016 - 12:07am
March 23, 2016
School Board to award contracts for science classrooms next week
WILLMAR — The Willmar School Board will award contracts for work on the science classroom additions at a special meeting March 30. The meeting will be at 4:30 p.m. in the boardroom at the Willmar Education and Arts Center. After the special meeting, the board and a group of employees...
March 23, 2016 - 11:57pm
March 11, 2016
Letter: Getting Willmar’s music back
A concert to enjoy and remember Willmar had a great marching band until 2010. I was lucky enough to be a part of the program in its very last...
March 11, 2016 - 10:07am
March 2, 2016
The Faces of Lion King Jr.
WILLMAR - Disney’s The Lion King JR. is playing at the Willmar High School auditorium theater Thursday-Sunday. The 60-minute musical, designed...
March 2, 2016 - 11:42am
January 6, 2016
VIDEO: Roosevelt students add a little music to their English Language class
Kindergarten students embark on a musical adventure Wednesday as they learn to read during an English Language class at Roosevelt Elemenary School...
January 6, 2016 - 12:04pm
November 21, 2015
Video: Roosevelt 5th-Grade Songfest at Willmar
The fifth-grade Songfest on Friday afternoon at Roosevelt Elementary in Willmar highlighted music through the decades.
November 21, 2015 - 8:09am
October 7, 2015
Video: Walk-to-School Day at Roosevelt in Willmar
International Walk-to-School Day was observed Wednesday at Roosevelt Elementary in Willmar. Students unloaded at the Dorothy Olson Aquatics Center...
October 7, 2015 - 10:46am
October 5, 2015
Video: Coffee with Willmar schools' new superintendent
Jeff Holm, who came from the assistant superintendent position in Minot, N.D., schools, is the new chief of District 347 in Willmar, Minnesota....
October 5, 2015 - 12:00am
September 8, 2015
Video: School is in at Willmar Public
Finally, school commenced for Willmar Public Schools, and also, many other districts, on Tuesday, Sept. 8 .... as late at the September calender...
September 8, 2015 - 12:21pm
July 17, 2015
Editorial: Willmar District makes iPads successful
Kudos to the Willmar School District for taking the right step in expanding its iPad evolution into the Middle School this year. Willmar’s school board, administration, staff and students have worked hard since 2012 in helping develop, implement and expand the district’s iPad...
July 17, 2015 - 8:56am
June 7, 2015
Video: Educator Gayne Stone comments on 55 year career
Gayne Stone, 77, had a career in education extending from 1960 to the present. The University of South Dakota grad and army veteran taught, counseled...
June 7, 2015 - 9:04am
May 28, 2015
Video: Roosevelt celebrates act of kindness
Roosevelt Elementary students and staff had reason to celebrate after reaching their goal of raising a thousand items for the Woman's Shelter....
May 28, 2015 - 12:26pm
May 20, 2015
Video: Willmar educators comment on bonding vote
A high-school coach and retired teacher, a fourth-grade teacher and Supt. Dr. Jerry Kjergaard comment on Tuesday's vote that passed the major...
May 20, 2015 - 12:43pm