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Council revises purchase agreement for movie theater
Community Heritage Wall public art piece tells the story of Badger, Minn.
Klobuchar says troubled health care bill shows need for bipartisan work
Federal Reserve president answers economy questions in Grand Forks
Willmar man gets prison term for kidnapping estranged wife
TIMBERWOLVES: Athletic Jefferson catches Thibodeau's eye
Prep volleyball: Luverne takes three straight from Fulda
Gophers RBs Smith, Brooks expected to return vs. Maryland
MEN'S HOCKEY: Minnesota State Mankato picked to win WCHA, Bemidji State second
Gopher mascot runs over 7th grade Eagan football players at Vikings halftime
BROST: Add bean dips to your football fare
PARENTING PERSPECTIVES: Our reporter is embedded deep in the War on Bedtime. Here's the latest from the front lines.
AstroBob: Wildfire smoke smudges our starry skies
Flashy fall foliage: Spice up landscaping with brilliant colors
Conserving estate money no excuse for risking elder's health
Bill "Jockpot" Top
Delores "Dee" Hansen
Burdell Francis Bents
Herman E. Conrad
Gary R. Elness
Disheveled Theologian: Horror show!
Column: That would have been one great summer season
Looking Back: 1992 -- Wellstone was speaker at King Turkey Day
KTD speaker: Start noticing people
Disheveled Theologian: Evening reminiscences
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Baby Shower: Carson Werner
Bruns 50th anniversary
Jensen 85th birthday
Hohensee 50th anniversary
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Regular School Board Meeting Minutes August 2017
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August 12, 2017
MCA results mixed in region
WORTHINGTON — The annual Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment (MCA) test results, released this week, show trends that vary from worrying to exciting for school districts in southwest Minnesota. In Worthington, students declined in math and reading proficiency by more than 3 percent,...
August 12, 2017 - 7:25am
Pre-K state funding affects area schools
WORTHINGTON — Additional state funding has been awarded to 59 public and charter schools across Minnesota to support voluntary pre-kindergarten and school readiness programs. However, 164 schools that applied for the one-time funding boost will have to do without, due to a lack...
August 12, 2017 - 6:40am
August 11, 2017
Column: District 518 offers substitute and on-call interpreter orientations
By Sharon Johnson and Cory Van Briesen, Disrrict 518
August 11, 2017 - 10:39pm
August 9, 2017
Instructional committee mulls over bond election date
WORTHINGTON — Worthington Independent District 518 Board of Education members are still mulling over a bond referendum date for a new high school. Board members Linden Olson and Scott Rosenberg continued the discussion with Superintendent John Landgaard during Tuesday morning’s...
August 9, 2017 - 1:22pm
August 8, 2017
Letter: Know your rights when it comes to PSEO
By Joe Nathan, St. Paul Minnesota's 2017 legislature expanded Post Secondary Enrollment Option (PSEO) opportunities for students, in part because of problems in Fulda and some other Minnesota school districts. The law now says that districts must provide access to computer hardware,...
August 8, 2017 - 10:12pm
St. Paul parents reach settlement with private school over transgender policy
ST. PAUL — A St. Paul couple who alleged that Nova Classical Academy failed to protect their child from persistent gender-based bullying...
August 8, 2017 - 8:47pm
August 7, 2017
Minnesota test shows minorities still struggle
ROSEVILLE, Minn. — Minnesota students appear to be maintaining mostly steady standardized scores on reading, math and science, but whites continue...
August 7, 2017 - 6:14pm
August 5, 2017
ND, Minn., rank among best states to find a 'good job' without bachelor's degree
GRAND FORKS, N.D.—Just because workers don't have a bachelor's degree, that doesn't mean they can't be successful. Jason Heintz, store...
August 5, 2017 - 8:03am
August 3, 2017
SD's Daugaard kicks off initiative to address workforce woes in region; U.S. Labor Secretary joins effort
SIOUX FALLS — The state of South Dakota's workforce and education relationship was put in the spotlight Thursday, as governors across the...
August 3, 2017 - 6:54pm
'Bee Atlas' aims to promote healthy bee populations
BEMIDJI, Minn.—Kevin Williams pointed at a large white strip in central California on a map of the United States. The strip, in contrast...
August 3, 2017 - 10:25am
Making back-to-school shopping chaos easier on parents
CHICAGO — Dread might be too strong a word. But Kate Hunt's feelings about back-to-school shopping aren't far from those of kids who soon...
August 3, 2017 - 4:00am
August 2, 2017
New Wisconsin Regents president aims to reshape state's higher education system
First Board of Regents president from Chippewa Valley lauds value of UW System education EAU CLAIRE, Wis. — John Behling doesn't have...
August 2, 2017 - 8:54am
District 518 referendum date remains in question
WORTHINGTON — A bond referendum date for a new approximately $68 million high school still remains in question after Tuesday morning’s Worthington Independent School District 518 special board of education meeting. After about an hour of discussion, board members appeared to...
August 2, 2017 - 8:16am
July 31, 2017
Fulda School District wins civil case
FULDA — A civil lawsuit against Fulda’s Independent School District 505 has been dismissed. The lawsuit was brought forth by Dayton and Kayla Westra, parents of Claire Westra, a Fulda High School student enrolled in Post Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) classes.
July 31, 2017 - 1:27pm
July 30, 2017
New Minnesota guidelines aim to reduce bullying of transgender students
ST. PAUL — When students return to classes this fall. Alison Yocom hopes more of them will feel as comfortable in school as her son George does at Avalon charter school in St. Paul. George is a transgender student, and thanks to Avalon's inclusive policies he and other students...
July 30, 2017 - 8:00pm