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Finding workers in southwestern Minnesota an economic challenge as need for diversity in workforce grows
Is the deer duel in St. Paul over? Chronic wasting disease unites DNR, Board of Animal Health
Cost an obstacle for body camera usage in Fargo-Moorhead area
From Texas to Minnesota, canines rescued with love
Jury trial canceled in Minn. horse starvation case, plea hearing set
Lynx rally after awful start but lose 85-84 in Game 1 of WNBA Finals
Sam Cook: Damp weather, lots of foliage slow grouse opener
Twins power past terrible Tigers
Vikings best Tampa Bay 34-17
Twins' Kepler hopes to return to lineup by Tuesday after tweaking back
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
Column: District’s 518 VIBE remains positive
Column: Tackling workplace shortage on multiple fronts
Delores "Dee" Hansen
Burdell Francis Bents
Herman E. Conrad
Polly Anna Van Der Linden
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
Special School Board Meeting
Regular School Board Meeting Minutes August 2017
Notice of public hearing
Probate of Robert L. Haberman
Data: Sept. 22, 2017
December 6, 2016
Feds end student aid for Globe U and MN School of Business
WOODBURY -- The U.S. Department of Education has announced that Globe University and the Minnesota School of Business will no longer be able to participate in the federal student aid program. In its announcement Tuesday, the department said students at both schools, which share the...
December 6, 2016 - 8:19pm
Paul Bang is HL-O's new superintendent
OKABENA -- Growing up during the 1970s in the sprawling western Minneapolis suburb of Edina, Paul Bang had never really heard of the small western...
July 6, 2016 - 8:41am
February 15, 2016
23 dead: Missiles hit three hospitals, school in Syrian towns
AMMAN — At least 23 civilians were killed when missiles hit three hospitals and a school in rebel-held Syrian towns Monday, residents said,...
February 15, 2016 - 2:17pm
December 9, 2015
Minnesota allows teachers ‘reasonable force’ to stop violence
ST. PAUL — Minnesota schools have detailed policies for how students should behave and what happens when they act out, but they are less clear about how educators should intervene when violence erupts. State law allows school staff to use “reasonable force” to prevent “bodily...
December 9, 2015 - 9:16pm
December 1, 2015
Many northeast Nigeria schools reopen despite fear of Boko Haram attacks
DAKAR — Hundreds of schools in northeast Nigeria have reopened for the first time in a year and a half, though many teachers and pupils are...
December 1, 2015 - 3:19pm
October 14, 2015
Run. Hide. Fight.
WORTHINGTON — Teachers at Prairie Elementary were the ones receiving an education Wednesday afternoon. Worthington Police Sgt. Brett Wiltrout...
October 14, 2015 - 9:15pm
August 27, 2015
Letter: Work continuing on research of old schools
By Rural Schools Heritage Preservation Committee -- Sandy Wood, Paul Hoffman, Roger Zarn, Pat Demuth, Jerry Fiola On behalf of the Nobles County Historical Society, we would like to express appreciation for the people who stopped by our Nobles County Fair booth to assist us with...
August 27, 2015 - 2:54pm
April 7, 2015
Public, private schools flourish in Edgerton
EDGERTON — Differences may tear some communities apart, but in Edgerton they bring them together. In a town of less than 1,200 people, the...
April 7, 2015 - 9:17pm
January 14, 2015
Flu, norovirus, Ebola, oh my!
ST. PAUL — Flu and norovirus cases increased last year just as the Ebola scare eased in Minnesota, creating one of the busiest infectious disease...
January 14, 2015 - 8:52pm
December 4, 2014
League board approves allowing transgender students in sports
BROOKLYN CENTER — The Minnesota State High School League’s board of directors passed a procedure Thursday for transgender students to participate in school sports. In a board room stuffed beyond capacity at league headquarters in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota became the 33rd state...
December 4, 2014 - 8:44pm
November 20, 2014
Warming hearts, filling bellies
SIBLEY, Iowa — The Sibley-Ocheyedan school district has begun a new backpack program, “Care E. Out,” to help students who may not have their nutritional needs met at home. The plan, launched earlier this month, provides students in need with a bag of both perishable and...
November 20, 2014 - 8:38pm
September 15, 2014
Community forums hosted at WHS
WORTHINGTON — Worthington District 518 school board candidates met with voters Monday evening to answer questions during a Worthington Area...
September 15, 2014 - 9:41pm
August 27, 2014
Minnesota West’s next step
WORTHINGTON — As students returned to Minnesota West’s Worthington campus this week, a new face greeted many. Interim President Barbara McDonald was appointed in March to oversee the school’s campuses and learning centers around the region. The mother of four looks forward...
August 27, 2014 - 8:23pm
July 8, 2014
$200,000 additional funding to District 518
WORTHINGTON — Thanks to $54 million in new education funding enacted by the Minnesota Legislature and Gov. Mark Dayton during the 2014 legislative session, Worthington District 518 schools will receive an additional $209,673 in new funding this school year. The new funding is...
July 8, 2014 - 9:54pm
June 25, 2014
New MN budget helps rural schools
ST. PAUL — A revised two-year Minnesota state budget that starts Tuesday is good news, rural education advocates say. Rich suburban school districts have done well at raising residents’ taxes to improve their budgets, and the state has done a good job of boosting urban districts’...
June 25, 2014 - 7:59pm