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Racial unrest mounts
Minnesota students again score top marks on ACTs
Fire engulfs 11th Street house
School board kicks off the year
Discarded Band-Aid helps crack home invasion case
Prep soccer: Optimism running high in Worthington
Prep tennis: Luverne netters split with Montevideo, YME
Blast from the Past: Answers to Saturday's quiz
Prep tennis: Consistency is key for Worthington
Amateur baseball: Luverne walks off for state tourney win
Column: Internal watchdogs keep government services accountable
Column: Why I don’t — and should never — cruise
Column: Theater of the Absurd in Ferguson, Mo.
Opinion: Internal watchdogs keep government services accountable
Column: Sympathy for the devil?
Donald Paul Feit
Janice "Jan" Kaye Mischke
Prairie Star: Lodine to receive SMAC honor
1939: Chautauqua pavilion to be razed
Looking Back: 2004 -- Hurricane-force winds flatten crops
Column: The wayward days of hemp growers and bootleggers
Going green: Fresh-picked beans one of the pleasures of summertime eating
Out and About
Wolff 90th birthday
Niessink 50th anniversary
Masching 50th anniversary
Krogman 85th birthday
Strolz 90th birthday
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April 6, 2013
Sam's story: Rock Rapids boy featured in autism documentary
ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa -- At age 11, Sam Wessels has already hobnobbed with a lot of important political figures -- all the presidential candidates...
April 6, 2013 - 12:00am
September 22, 2010
State considers autism parity
BISMARCK -- A Dickinson father wants kids like his 8-year-old son to be able to get the help they need. Nick Gates is pushing for "Noah's Law," which would require health insurance coverage for autism spectrum disorders.
September 22, 2010 - 10:42am
March 2, 2009
ACGC school district could house alternative curriculum
COSMOS -- The Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City School District is moving ahead with plans to rent out classroom space at the district's elementary school in Cosmos for a regional alternative learning program for students with autism and behavioral disorders. The district has been negotiating...
news / education
March 2, 2009 - 1:26pm
November 4, 2008
Brief: Autism workshops to be offered
WORTHINGTON -- The registration deadline for two upcoming ConnectU workshops is Thursday. The workshops are intended to help attendees better understand Autism Spectrum Disorder. "Understanding Autism: Working with young children" is planned for child care providers and parents from...
November 4, 2008 - 12:00am
October 31, 2008
Letter: A hero our family needs
The reason our family supports John McCain for president is really quite simple. Aside from his obvious qualities and ability, he understands our needs as well as our limitations and disadvantages. You see, our family is an honest, hard-working, middle class family of three here...
October 31, 2008 - 12:00am
June 25, 2008
Did autistic boy harass church?
LONG PRAIRIE - The legal question in the battle between Adam Race and the Church of St. Joseph is not about the rights of an autistic child, church authority or freedom of religion. The issue, according to Todd County District Court Judge Sally Ireland Robertson, is whether the noises...
June 25, 2008 - 1:30pm
May 20, 2008
Improving by leaps and bounds
ADRIAN -- Four-year-old Ryan Becker walked down the hallway of the Adrian Elementary school with a back pack slung over his tiny shoulders and his attention caught by the construction paper butterflies on the wall.
May 20, 2008 - 12:00am
April 3, 2008
Letter: Help lend a hand to fight autism
April is National Autism Awareness Month, and there is currently still no cure. We hear about it on CNN through Jenny McCarthy, Holly Robinson-Peete and Larry King, and even in our news. Autism can be very mild to severe, as there as many spectrums to it. It usually affects males...
April 3, 2008 - 12:00am