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February 15, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Derrick Seubert, co-captain of Willmar’s FIRST Robotics team, uses a drill Tuesday to piece together a robot at Willmar Senior High School. The team, called Warpspeed 4239, is preparing for a scrimmage Saturday in Willmar. The scrimmage is hosted by the West Central Alliance Hub, a group of five area robotics teams including Willmar.
Deadline near for FIRST Robotics teams: Public invited to ‘Week Zero’ scrimmage Saturday in Willmar
February 15, 2018 - 12:00am
February 14, 2018
Tom Cherveny / Tribune file photo
Derek Andol, from left, visits with MACCRAY School Board Chair Lane Schwitters and then-Superintendent Brian Koslofsky following an information meeting prior to the February 2017 referendum. MACCRAY voters rejected the  $38.8 million bond proposal for a single campus in Clara City. One year later, the MACCRAY School Board is looking to return to the voters with another proposal which would maintain a three-campus district.
MACCRAY to put three-campus plan to vote
February 14, 2018 - 5:36am
February 12, 2018
Theresa Hillis
Hillis selected to lead Eau Claire YMCA
February 12, 2018 - 3:11pm
Parents fight for reinstatement of Fla. Catholic school teacher fired after her same-sex wedding
February 12, 2018 - 8:31am
February 10, 2018
Briana Sanchez / Tribune file photo
Willmar School Board to meet Monday
February 10, 2018 - 1:40pm
February 8, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

The Grow Our Own event, hosted Tuesday in Willmar by the Southwest Initiative Foundation, Vision 2040, and the Willmar Area Community Foundation, provided information and discussion on ways the community can work against child poverty.
Community groups focus on fighting child poverty
February 8, 2018 - 5:34am
February 7, 2018
Tom Cherveny / Tribune 

Elementary students at MACCRAY West in Maynard and MACCRAY East in Raymond walk to school Wednesday to promote the importance of physical activity. They were escorted by volunteer firefighters, law enforcement officers and their instructors. Shown are MACCRAY West students in Maynard.
'Walk to school' promotes healthy habits
February 7, 2018 - 10:59pm
February 6, 2018
Copies of Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird” for sale at the Duluth Barnes & Noble store in 2015. News Tribune file photo
Duluth schools remove 'To Kill a Mockingbird,' 'Huckleberry Finn' from curriculum due to racial slur
February 6, 2018 - 8:04pm
Minn. third-grader pulls trigger of cop’s gun, fires shot
February 6, 2018 - 8:26am
February 4, 2018
Artist view of the the observatory and "Nightsky Patio" for public observing on top of Marshall W. Alworth Hall. Courtesy of UMD
Dreaming of the stars: Observatory dome returns to UMD as part of larger plan
February 4, 2018 - 6:05am
February 3, 2018
Minority students in Bemidji, statewide suspended and expelled more than white students
February 3, 2018 - 3:43pm
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Students from KMS Elementary School, sit on Kettle Lake as they learn about watersheds at Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center Wednesday near Spicer.
In the woods: KMS students explore outdoor classroom at PWELC
February 3, 2018 - 8:44am
February 2, 2018
Shelby Lindrud / Tribune

Jen Johnson, the executive director of Safe Avenues, wants the attention put on those buying sex, in an attempt to dry up demand.
Fighting back against human trafficking: Kandiyohi County advocates say it happens 'in our backyard'
February 2, 2018 - 10:53pm
Nick Alton (back right), Viktor the Viking and New Orleans Saints punter Thomas Morstead pose with Alton's fourth grade class from Rossman Elementary School in Detroit Lakes, Minn., at the NFL Experience event in the Minneapolis Convention Center on Feb. 2, 2018. Robb Jeffries / Forum News Serviceplay button
Detroit Lakes students enjoy NFL Experience thanks to good sportsmanship
February 2, 2018 - 7:30pm
January 31, 2018
A photo of Detroit Lakes High School students with bags over their heads for a student-led game over Snoball Week is evoking a lot of anger from some local parents who say the school was irresponsible for letting the game continue. Submitted photo
Detroit Lakes, Minn., parents 'livid' over photo of school-sanctioned game
January 31, 2018 - 3:41pm