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Projections say Macron, Le Pen go through to runoff in French vote
Trump pressures Democrats on Obamacare to get border wall deal
Bill O'Reilly to Return With Podcast on Monday
North Korea says ready to strike U.S. aircraft carrier
UMD's defensive corps, led by freshman Mikey Anderson, will be youthful next season
All about the details: Awards mount for Minnesota taxidermist
Superior Hiking Trail Association hires new leader
The Wild didn't get the job done
Wild couldn't produce in playoffs
Soul singer Cuba Gooding Sr. found dead in his car
Adam Sandler to make rare appearance in Minnesota
Carrie Fisher won't appear in 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
Hollywood's Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner file for divorce
MTV to revive reality series 'Fear Factor'
Focus 2017: Spotlight on Public Service
'Kitchen Witches': Comedy opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar chain of lakes focus of Wednesday's public meeting
Earth Day 2017 celebrated April 22 in west central Minnesota
'Camper Cabins' guide to great outdoors
James Francis Grossman
Marvin I. Braegelman
Janice Seime Schei
Orville E. Lien
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
Fielding Questions: How to grow peas on a patio
Picking apples: How to decide which variety to plant
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
Cartoonist Opinions published April 22
Jen Wetterling- Martin Bridal Shower
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