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'Your voices are important,' 15-year-old speaker says to open tribal conference
WHS Marching Trojans claim Tri-State Band Festival Parade Sweepstakes, People’s Choice
1 dead, 1 hospitalized after shooting on St. Paul's East Side
Sanford Worthington recognized for flu protection efforts
A Q&A with new Minnesota Supreme Court Justice Anne McKeig
Girls soccer: Trojans fall to Willmar in the rain
College football: Slow start comes back to bite Bluejays
Prep volleyball: Worthington goes 2-5 at St. James Tournament
Prep football: E-E's precision on display in Fulda
Cross country: Fairmont wins Class 2A title at Milaca
Column: E15 an affordable, clean-burning option at the pump
Letter: WHS marching band something to take pride in
Letter: Be sure to attend NCHS book release event
Column: Republicans' kangaroo court
Column: A Republican worth voting for
Patricia Marie Adelmann (Janssen)
Douglas R. Geertsema
Norma J. Janssen
Bosmas add barn quilt to their northwest Iowa property
Column: Shaking Up the Sanctuary
Looking Back: 1991 -- Perkins family receives conservation honor
Column: Robert Kennedy’s visit to city brought unprecedented excitement
School of Prayer event is Oct. 7-8
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Bakker 50th anniversary
De Berg 80th birthday
Gerber 95th birthday
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Notice of Public Hearing
School Board Minutes for August
Data: Sept. 23, 2016
July 1, 2016
Capital Chatter: Farm groups back new GMO bill
ST. PAUL -- Farm organizations are happy that the U.S. Senate may be about to pass a bill taking away states' rights to demand that food labels tell consumers if the item has been genetically modified. A bill could be in front of senators as soon as they return from the July 4 holiday...
July 1, 2016 - 9:21pm
April 8, 2016
Rosenstone to retire as MnSCU chancellor next year
ST. PAUL — Steven Rosenstone will indeed retire as Minnesota State Colleges and Universities chancellor when his contract expires in July 2017, the higher education system announced Friday. Rosenstone, 64, acknowledged as much in response to an inquiry Monday that he was considering...
April 8, 2016 - 9:38pm
May 20, 2015
Gaalswyk named Minnesota West president
WORTHINGTON -- Dr. Terry Gaalswyk, currently serving as executive vice president at Western Nebraska Community College, was named Wednesday afternoon...
May 20, 2015 - 1:50pm
April 17, 2015
Gaalswyk, Reimer are both semifinalists for Pine City post
ST. PAUL — Minnesota State Colleges and Universities has named three semifinalists who are under consideration to be president of Pine Technical and Community College. The candidates are Terry Gaalswyk, Joe Mulford, and Martin Reimer. Gaalswyk and Reimer are also candidates for...
April 17, 2015 - 9:46pm
March 3, 2015
MnSCU chancellor, faculty call truce
ST. PAUL — A rift between Chancellor Steven Rosenstone and faculty of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities is over. Five weeks after Gov. Mark Dayton threatened to withhold money from the higher education system, the parties Tuesday sent the governor a copy of a deal....
March 3, 2015 - 9:51pm
February 27, 2015
MnSCU backs Ridgewater's president after no-confidence vote from faculty
WILLMAR — Minnesota’s state college system has said it supports Ridgewater College President Douglas Allen. Allen came under fire at the end of the week when the community college’s faculty passed a vote of no confidence in his leadership Thursday evening. According to Sam...
February 27, 2015 - 9:43pm
October 9, 2014
Minnesota West receives manufacturing grant
WORTHINGTON — The Minnesota Advanced Manufacturing Partnership (MNAMP) has been selected to receive a $15 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor for advanced manufacturing education throughout Minnesota. MNAMP is a statewide Minnesota State Colleges and Universities...
October 9, 2014 - 8:20pm
September 14, 2014
Ecumen, MnSCU to partner on rural senior care
MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL — Rural Minnesota is acutely impacted by the collision of a rapidly aging population and a shortage of nurses in senior care. Ecumen, a non-profit senior housing and services organization that operates in many rural Minnesota communities, and Minnesota State...
September 14, 2014 - 9:00pm
June 9, 2014
Faculty feud with MnSCU chancellor heats up
ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s state university faculty union sent a harsh critique of Chancellor Steven Rosenstone’s performance to the MnSCU governing board as it gears up to evaluate him. The union and Rosenstone have had a tense relationship. Since last fall, they have clashed...
June 9, 2014 - 11:07pm
March 24, 2014
Building a bright future at Minnesota West
WORTHINGTON — Dr. Barbara McDonald, Minnesota West Community and Technical College’s new interim president, visited the school’s campus...
March 24, 2014 - 10:43pm
February 13, 2014
Editorial: Wood should be considered for Minnesota West post
It was interesting, to say the least, to learn a few days ago that former Minnesota West Community and Technical College president Ron Wood would not be considered for the interim president post at the school. After all, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) Chancellor...
February 13, 2014 - 8:19pm
February 11, 2014
Minnesota West’s interim president will be selected from MnSCU employees
WORTHINGTON —The position of interim president of Minnesota West Community and Technical College will be chosen from internal candidates of Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU), it has been announced. During MnSCU Chancellor Steven Rosenstone’s two-day tour to all...
February 11, 2014 - 10:47pm
February 13, 2013
Students demand more education spending
ST. PAUL -- Laura Duscher and Brittany Stanoch say they are Minnesota's future, so they suggest looking back to 1999. A contradiction? Not for...
February 13, 2013 - 10:48pm
July 31, 2012
Kelliher among new MnSCU trustees
ST. PAUL -- Former Minnesota House Speaker Margaret Anderson Kelliher is among the new Minnesota State Colleges and Universities trustees. Gov. Mark Dayton Tuesday named Kelliher, who he beat in the 2010 primary election for governor, and five others to the board. Trustees govern...
July 31, 2012 - 8:42pm
October 19, 2011
MnSCU chief promises to remember students
ST. PAUL -- The new Minnesota State Colleges and Universities leader promised Wednesday to continue serving students despite what he called "the...
October 19, 2011 - 9:07pm