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Mediation to begin today over veto by Gov. Dayton
Murder charges reinstated in 2013 Alexandria stabbing
Otto proposes Minnesota fee on carbon, push to renewables
U.S. 59 resurfacing done in Worthington
Stillwater native, promoting anti-bullying platform, crowned Miss North Dakota
Denver unaffected by early departures unlike rest of NCHC rivals
College volleyball: Ridgewater sweeps Minnesota West
Bradford remains game-time decision for non-contact knee injury
College football: Bluejays' Colson III leads the nation
Youth basketball clinic in Worthington on Oct. 14
In a pickle over a side dish?
Wine evolution class also teaches basic appreciation
Savory spuds: Homegrown potatoes and fresh thyme combine in rustic side dish
Column: District 518 continuing to offer PASS
How reading can make you healthier and happier
Rick "Ricky" Twait
Marilyn (Rogers) Koch
Looking Back: 1992 -- Wellstone was speaker at King Turkey Day
KTD speaker: Start noticing people
Disheveled Theologian: Evening reminiscences
Column: Sunday afternoon outing sufficient for true world wonder
Looking Back: 1992 -- Bristow joins staff of local insurer
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Bruns 50th anniversary
Jensen 85th birthday
Hohensee 50th anniversary
Wallace 80th birthday
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Notice of hearing on proposed assessment
June 27, 2017
SMOC gives up on building preschool at proposed site
WORTHINGTON — The Southwest Minnesota Opportunity Council (SMOC) is moving on from its proposal to build a childcare facility on a lot adjacent...
June 27, 2017 - 7:30pm
January 9, 2017
How many kids need a head start?
ST. PAUL — Minnesota may be on the verge of closing one of its biggest opportunity gaps, if lawmakers can find a compromise for expanding state-funded preschool. Minnesota trails much of the nation when it comes to the number of 4-year-olds in state preschool programs. Data from...
January 9, 2017 - 4:08pm
February 29, 2016
Legislators to consider early-childhood funding
ST. PAUL — Teachers already are thinking about a child’s emerging literacy skills when an infant is enrolled at Peace of Mind Early Education Center in Woodbury. “As soon as we take in a child, at 6 weeks old, we understand the importance of every interaction we have with that...
February 29, 2016 - 7:45pm
April 28, 2015
Pushing for preschool
NORTH ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton got some help Tuesday from U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan in his unwavering push to spend part of the...
April 28, 2015 - 9:34pm
April 5, 2015
Preschool plan may need more cash for classrooms, officials say
MOORHEAD — In Joelle Hofer’s Jump Start preschool classroom, the 4- and 5-year-olds started their Thursday afternoon session by spelling...
April 5, 2015 - 9:24pm
March 19, 2015
Column: Hi-Ho preschool keeps youngsters busy learning
By Tracie Luinenburg, Worthington Christian School WORTHINGTON — “Hi-Ho, Hi-Ho, it’s off to school we go!” As you travel down the hall of the Worthington Christian School, you will find Hi-Ho Preschool on the north end of the building. It’s not quite the setting of “Snow...
March 19, 2015 - 4:53pm
February 5, 2015
Plan expands preschool access through scholarships
ST. PAUL — After sparring over how much Minnesota should expand early education programs, a group of Republicans and Democrats came together Thursday to support a proposal to increase funding for scholarships to private preschools. A bipartisan group of lawmakers joined members...
February 5, 2015 - 8:24pm
November 16, 2014
Early Childhood Family Education serves kids, families
Editor’s note: This is the first of a three-part series foucsing on services offered through District 518 Community Education in conjunction...
November 16, 2014 - 8:56pm
October 5, 2014
District 518 opts out of preschool grant
WORTHINGTON — District 518 has decided to not pursue a grant that would have paid for an all-day, every day preschool for 4-year-olds that fell into the 175- to 200-percent poverty level. The school board made the decision Sept. 26, and Superintendent John Landgaard said the district...
October 5, 2014 - 7:42pm
September 18, 2014
Dayton visits top-performing school
BRAINERD — Commending the Brainerd School District’s lead in the state for offering all-day kindergarten, Gov. Mark Dayton made a stop in...
September 18, 2014 - 8:22pm
September 8, 2014
Instructional committee discusses preschool grant
WORTHINGTON — Members of Worthington School District 518’s instructional committee met Monday morning to discuss a potential grant for preschoolers. The grant would enable families to send students who might not otherwise be able to afford it to an all-day preschool. Worthington...
September 8, 2014 - 9:53pm
October 22, 2013
RL-B gets $25,000 award for early learning programs
By Erin Trester, Daily Globe ROUND LAKE — The Round Lake-Brewster School District was recently named as a recipient of a Minnesota Department of Education’s Early Learning Scholarships Pathway II award. Earlier this August, the RL-B district received a Four-Star Parent Aware...
October 22, 2013 - 10:10pm
August 9, 2010
Education Briefs: Aug. 7, 2010
Sunny Days has openings WORTHINGTON -- Sunny Days Preschool has openings in the 12:15 to 2:45 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday class beginning this September. The program is at First Covenant Church and is open to all children ages 33 months to pre-kindergarten. Contact Mary...
August 9, 2010 - 2:00pm
NW Iowa counties among those slated for preschool grants
DES MOINES, Iowa-- School districts in Dickinson, Lyon and Osceola counties are among 150 Iowa districts that will be served by the final installment of Gov. Chet Culver's preschool grant program. Spirit Lake Community School District, Central Lyon Community School District, West...
June 9, 2010 - 8:34pm
April 19, 2010
Going on a prairie exploration
Julie Buntjer/Daily Globe Students from Worthington's Montessori preschool visited the Worthington Prairie Wetland Learning Area Monday morning...
April 19, 2010 - 9:05am