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new elementary school

February 13, 2017
Willmar School Board meets Wednesday
February 13, 2017 - 9:53pm
January 16, 2017
Ryan Blahosky, Willmar Senior High activities director, shows construction preparations that have already been made for the physical education addition.  (Briana Sanchez / Tribune)
Work continues on Willmar school additions
January 16, 2017 - 8:00am
November 21, 2016
Joe Brown, left, and Carter Sack, block layers for Double J Concrete & Masonry, shovel excess concrete into a bucket Thursday evening at the construction site of the new elementary school in southeast Willmar. Construction will be finished Sept. 5, 2017. (Briana Sanchez / Tribune)
Willmar schools buzzing with activity as building program progresses
November 21, 2016 - 6:50am
November 15, 2016
This map shows how the Willmar School District will be split students among the three elementary schools. Those who live in the green area will attend Roosevelt, those in the pink area will attend Kennedy and those in the blue area will attend the new school.
New elementary school boundaries set for Willmar; new school opens for fall 2017
November 15, 2016 - 11:50pm
October 31, 2016
Willmar School District seeks input on attendance boundaries, strategic plan
October 31, 2016 - 5:00am
September 15, 2016
Briana Sanchez / Tribune

Workers lay footings and construct foundation walls Tuesday at the site of the new Willmar elementary school. The Willmar School Board this week approved another $13.3 million in contracts toward the project.
Contracts awarded for interior finishing at new school
September 15, 2016 - 11:50pm
September 13, 2016
Ruben Bermubez, Triple V Concrete Construction, works on the footing and the foundation walls Tuesday at the site of the new Willmar elementary school. Duininck Inc. is the excavator for this stage in construction. Bids were opened Tuesday for the third stage of construction.

Briana Sanchez / Tribune
Bids for finishes on new Willmar school opened Tuesday
September 13, 2016 - 9:38pm
August 15, 2016
Rand Middleton / Tribune file photo

This site east of Lakeland Drive in southeast Willmar, shown in June, will be the home of a new elementary school in the Willmar School District. The Willmar School Board awarded 11 contracts for construction of the shell of the new building at its meeting Monday.
School Board awards contracts to begin structure of new elementary school
August 15, 2016 - 11:30pm
June 13, 2016
The first earth movers for the new elementary school on Lakeland Drive Southeast in Willmar flip dirt skyward during a groundbreaking ceremony Monday afternoon. Quam Construction of Willmar will start site preparation and utilities work next week. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)play button
Kids help with Willmar elementary school groundbreaking
June 13, 2016 - 11:23pm
March 30, 2016
Lakeland Drive underpass proposed at site of new Willmar school
March 30, 2016 - 11:12pm
February 14, 2016
Willmar schools hires consultant to set boundaries for new elementary
February 14, 2016 - 11:29pm
November 3, 2015
The Willmar School Board approved a purchase agreement for the land known as the Hawkinson site at the intersection of Lakeland Drive and Willmar Avenue, near the Pheasant Run neighborhood in southeastern Willmar. A new elementary school will be built there. (DAN BURDETT | TRIBUNE)
Willmar School Board approves land purchase
November 3, 2015 - 12:05am
October 26, 2015
School land sale delayed, still on track
October 26, 2015 - 11:56pm