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August 12, 2016
NLS awards most construction contracts for $20.6M project
NEW LONDON—A majority of the contracts to build a performing arts auditorium and gym at the high school and a new cafeteria/auditorium and two classrooms at the elementary school were approved this week by the New London-Spicer School Board. Groundbreaking for the $20.6 million...
August 12, 2016 - 11:08pm
NLS decides against allowing Glacial Lakes State Trail segment on school property
NEW LONDON—A proposed plan to route a new segment of the Glacial Lakes State Trail through property owned by the New London-Spicer School...
August 12, 2016 - 10:17pm
June 24, 2016
Peterson, Johnson heading to state trap championship
Two high school trap shooters from the region will be competing in the Minnesota State High School Clay Target League individual championship...
June 24, 2016 - 11:26am
May 20, 2016
NLS 3rd-graders get hands-on look at Engine 2023.
WILLMAR - New London-Spicer third-graders visited the Kandiyohi County Historical Society on Friday. The visit included a tour of the Great Northern...
May 20, 2016 - 3:04pm
May 14, 2016
Cat Scratch Fever fun at the track
NEW LONDON - At New London-Spicer High School on Friday, the Cat Scratch Fever Health and Wellness event kept things moving on the 45-degree...
May 14, 2016 - 7:27am
May 13, 2016
NLS, Willmar schools respond to new federal transgender guidelines
NEW LONDON—Just four days after the New London-Spicer School Board voted to postpone action on a proposed transgender inclusion policy...
May 13, 2016 - 5:35pm
April 27, 2016
NLS Schools may have to scale back parts of building project
NEW LONDON — Design plans and the construction budget are being fine-tuned for New London-Spicer’s $20.6 million building project that’s set to begin this summer. Based on ballpark estimates the construction manager garnered from contractors, the current design and development...
April 27, 2016 - 11:27pm
April 15, 2016
Letter: NLS should partner with community
. The Constitutions of the United States and the State of Minnesota establish that the executive branch of government cannot make law. Consequently,...
April 15, 2016 - 2:00am
April 13, 2016
NLS approves policy restricting drones at school functions
NEW LONDON — Last fall during a Wildcats football game, an unmanned aerial vehicle — a drone — was seen hovering over the playing field and near bleachers full of students and other spectators. That situation — and concern for student safety — was part of the impetus for...
April 13, 2016 - 9:00pm
April 11, 2016
NLS transgender policy discussion draws large crowd
NEW LONDON — For nearly 2 ½ hours nearly 200 people — including students, former students, parents, grandparents and school staff — expressed...
April 11, 2016 - 11:34pm
April 9, 2016
Proposed transgender policy to be reviewed Monday at NLS
NEW LONDON — A new version of a proposed policy to address transgender students will be reviewed Monday night by the New London-Spicer School Board. This will be the second reading of a transgender policy, but the board is not expected to take action Monday. In anticipation of...
April 9, 2016 - 12:17am
March 23, 2016
Letter: Is NLS ready for transgender policy?
A number of New London-Spicer School District residents met March 14 with the School Board to express concerns about their proposed transgender...
March 23, 2016 - 12:00am
March 2, 2016
Area wrestlers receive their wrestling state medals Feb. 27 at the Minnesota State High School Wrestling Tournament in St. Paul.
Three area wrestlers earned individual championships at Saturday's state finals in St. Paul. NLS' Thomas Stageberg (132) and BOLD's Manuel Garcia...
March 2, 2016 - 6:18pm
February 29, 2016
New London-Spicer music teachers Sherry and Brian Pearson to retire
NEW LONDON — After guiding thousands of students into the world of music, a dynamic teaching duo in the New London-Spicer School District...
February 29, 2016 - 12:58am
February 23, 2016
NLS school board discusses education issues with lawmakers
NEW LONDON — A shortage of K-12 grade teachers, a threat of losing the ability to offer college-level classes and 3-1/2-hour standardized reading...
February 23, 2016 - 11:27pm