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Minnesota daycare provider accused of causing brain damage to 13-month-old
State grants nearly $24 million to grow rural transit
Man interviewed numerous times in Jacob Wetterling's disappearance sues sheriff
North Carolina Senate passes repeal of transgender bathroom law
Minnesota- based Land O'Lakes, Inc. acquires Vermont Creamery
UND cuts women's hockey, men's and women's swimming
Eriksson Ek showing signs of improvement for Wild
Rule 5 pick Haley makes Twins roster
When Bridgewater is cleared to play, Zimmer wants him in purple
Wild coach says Parise's eye 'looks pretty black and blue' but expects star to return soon
'Trading Spaces' returning to TV
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
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Evonne C. Frost
Delores A. Larson
Keith L. Sorenson
Elna Grace Paschka
Letter: MN anti-environment bills put politics ahead of science
Minnesota lawmakers: A bipartisan proposal to fight opioid abuse
Parenting Perspectives: Why I worry about what others think of me
Farmers leading progress on buffer requirement
Pinke: Rally around rural communities
Dave & Vivian Swanson
June 26, 2012
NL-S board approves 2012-2013 budget
NEW LONDON -- The New London-Spicer School Board approved the budget for the 2012-2013 school year and established the filing dates for school board candidates at the regular meeting Monday. The budget includes total revenues of $17.9 million and expenditures of $17.4 million, with...
June 26, 2012 - 12:00am
May 24, 2012
Merging of Kandiyohi County, Minn., depts. suggested in study
WILLMAR -- A study commissioned by the Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners recommends the eventual merger of three county departments as...
May 24, 2012 - 12:00am
May 22, 2012
Kandiyohi County, Minn., Commissioners to hear report today on redesign study
WILLMAR -- The Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners will hold a special meeting at 1 p.m. today to review the first phase of a study on options to help county departments operate more efficiently. Earlier this year the county board hired Springsted Inc.
May 22, 2012 - 12:00am
May 15, 2012
Willmar, Minn., School Board OKs new teacher contract with longer workdays
WILLMAR -- Teachers in the Willmar School District will be working longer days next year, and they'll receive a raise to pay for their extra time. School administrators hope that the additional time for meetings and planning will help increase student achievement. The Willmar School...
May 15, 2012 - 12:00am
April 28, 2012
Kandiyohi County, Minn., commissioners meet Tuesday
WILLMAR -- The Kandiyohi County Commissioners will hear an update on the Central Minnesota Jobs and Training program when they meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday for their regular board meeting.
April 28, 2012 - 12:00am
April 11, 2012
Willmar, Minn., teachers, district headed for mediation
WILLMAR -- Negotiators for Willmar School District teachers and the School Board are heading for mediation Friday at the Willmar Education and Arts Center in an attempt to settle contract talks. The board conducted a closed session to discuss negotiations strategy after completing...
April 11, 2012 - 12:00am
April 10, 2012
Willmar, Minn., School Board OKs grant application to Safe Routes to School
WILLMAR -- The Willmar School Board voted Monday afternoon to apply to the Minnesota Department of Transportation for a grant from the Safe Routes to School Program. The application was recommended by Superintendent Dr. Jerry Kjergaard.
April 10, 2012 - 12:00am
March 27, 2012
NLS budget cuts upped to $258K, technology levy spending outlined
NEW LONDON -- The New London-Spicer School Board was presented Monday with a slightly increased list of potential budget cuts for the 2012-13 school year. The list now totals $258,517, which is higher than the initially expected range of $130,000 to $200,000 because the district...
March 27, 2012 - 12:00am
January 23, 2012
Willmar, Minn., School Board meets with coach
WILLMAR -- The Willmar School Board met with former head volleyball coach Terrin DeBoer at noon Monday. After a 15-minute closed meeting, the board took no action. Board members had already voted not to renew her contract in November. After the meeting, DeBoer said she did not want...
January 23, 2012 - 2:27pm
Willmar, Minn., School Board to meet twice today
WILLMAR -- The Willmar School Board will meet twice today, first in a special meeting one hour from now. A special meeting is set for noon regarding the termination of the high school's head volleyball coach's contract. A regular board workshop meeting is set for 4:30 p.m. Both...
January 23, 2012 - 10:59am
January 10, 2012
Willmar, Minn., School Board moves to paperless meetings
WILLMAR -- Starting later this month, the Willmar School Board will stop using as much paper at its board meetings. The School District will be providing iPad2 tablet computers for the seven board members.
January 10, 2012 - 12:00am
NLS board starts budget cut process, meets with Minn. lawmakers
WILLMAR -- The New London-Spicer School Board adopted a resolution Monday directing the district's administration to make recommendations for budget reductions for the 2012-2013 school year. With the unanimous roll call vote, the district begins the annual process to cut the budget,...
January 10, 2012 - 12:00am
January 9, 2012
Willmar School Board meets today to elect officers
WILLMAR -- The Willmar School Board will meet at 4:30 p.m. today in the board room on the first floor of the Willmar Education and Arts Center. The board will hold its annual meeting to elect new officers and take care of other annual financial business. During the regular meeting,...
January 9, 2012 - 1:56pm
January 8, 2012
Willmar, Minn., School Board to meet Monday, will elect new officers
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, 611 Fifth St. S.W. The board will hold its annual meeting to elect new officers and take care of other annual financial business. During...
January 8, 2012 - 7:00am
December 31, 2011
Kandiyohi County Board to hold 2012 reorganizational meeting Tuesday
WILLMAR -- The Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners will hold its 2012 reorganizational meeting at 9 a.m.
December 31, 2011 - 12:00am