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Teenager supporting veterans around Minnesota with clothing
Two vineyards challenge Minnesota grape law
Subsidy cuts could mean 'death spiral' for small airports in upper Midwest
Driver in crash that killed Litchfield woman to serve 50 months
Report: 'Premature' death rate rising
Rubio's three FTs send Wolves past Pacers
Local Roundup: Jackson earns All-America honors
U.S. women's team settle pay dispute, avoid boycott
Gimenez hardest transition to Twins may be getting son on the bandwagon
Tonkin polishing new cutter in Twins bullpen
'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
Play our Basketball Brackets Challenge
Violet Gurtrude Swanson
Keith L. Sorenson
Delores A. Larson
Ethel L. Anderson
LeRoy H. Koenen
Parenting Perspectives: Why I worry about what others think of me
Farmers leading progress on buffer requirement
Pinke: Rally around rural communities
Positively Beautiful: Health and wellness trends popping up everywhere
Swift: Hairstyling technique not all it is wrapped up to be
Dave & Vivian Swanson
October 15, 2015
‘A lot of bang for the buck’
NEW LONDON –– With a pile of colorful brochures and fact sheets on the table, a stack of lawn signs leaning against the wall and a long list...
October 15, 2015 - 11:54pm
September 5, 2015
Video: DREAM Tech students/staff evaluate where they stand
DREAM Technical Academy students and staff voluntarlly participate in "Privilege Walk" on Friday, responding to 35 questions on social advantage/disadvantage...
September 5, 2015 - 9:01am
September 3, 2015
Video: KMS Grade School upgrades at Murdock
Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg's elementary school (k-6) in Murdock has three new kindergarden ckassrooms, offices and media center, plus, for the...
September 3, 2015 - 7:04am
July 2, 2015
Video: Willmar's Justin Brown begins new post in Litchfield
Justin Brown , who coached 3 sports and taught middle school social studies for 10 years at Willmar, officially began his duties as athletic director and assistant high school principal at Litchfield on July 1.
July 2, 2015 - 10:25am
June 26, 2015
ACGC junior, senior high students to start 15 minutes earlier
GROVE CITY — Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City junior and senior high students will start their school day 15 minutes earlier next year, a decision made Monday by the ACGC School Board to provide the older students with more instruction time. The school board voted 6-1 to change morning...
June 26, 2015 - 12:09am
June 10, 2015
NLS approves preliminary budget
NEW LONDON — Even though a negotiated education bill that’s expected to be approved in a special legislative session would give K-12 schools a 2 percent increase in the general education formula, the New London-Spicer School District stuck with its original plans and approved...
June 10, 2015 - 11:29pm
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
May 12, 2015
Benson school bond fails
BENSON — Voters in the Benson School District overwhelmingly defeated an $18.7 million bond issue Tuesday with twice as many people voting...
May 12, 2015 - 11:10pm
May 7, 2015
Enrollment increase leads to crowded schools
WILLMAR — When the Willmar School District reorganized its buildings in 2009, it closed two of its four elementary schools and developed two...
May 7, 2015 - 11:52pm
April 20, 2015
Education Matters once again backing Willmar Schools in upcoming referendum
WILLMAR — The advocacy group Education Matters is once again promoting a yes vote on a ballot question for the Willmar Public Schools, this time on a bond referendum to build a new elementary school. In 2011, the group of private citizens supported an operating levy renewal which...
April 20, 2015 - 12:51am
April 16, 2015
Illustrator returns to New London-Spicer school
New London-Spicer fourth-graders at Prairie Woods Elementary respond when illustrator and author Mike Wohnoutka asks them to make a “grumpy...
April 16, 2015 - 11:43pm
April 10, 2015
Public tours of Willmar schools scheduled ahead of referendum vote
WILLMAR — Willmar Public Schools has scheduled public tours of the buildings that would be affected by a proposed building project in the district. The district is asking voters to cast ballots on a two-part bond referendum in a May 19 special election. The first question seeks...
April 10, 2015 - 11:16pm
March 26, 2015
ACGC takes renewable route, invests in solar energy
GROVE CITY — The Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City School District is investing in a 25-year solar energy contract for its Cosmos Learning Center and Atwater Elementary School buildings. During Monday’s ACGC school board meeting, the solar power agreement with SunEdison, a global energy...
March 26, 2015 - 10:45pm
RCW could start building additions in fall
RENVILLE — The Renville County West School Board has taken another step toward design and construction of additional improvements to its K-12 school building. Voters approved a $5.4 million bond in a referendum in January. The project includes building new classrooms at the south...
March 26, 2015 - 10:43pm