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Two indicted in major heroin, fentanyl cases in SD
Mitchell man arrested for assaulting woman, infant
Columnist Nicole Phillips, daughter appearing on Hallmark Channel show
SD governor hopeful Noem announces running mate
Teen charged with 2016 central Minn. church arson
Timberwolves enter draft night facing big decision
Worthington Gun Club results
The Drill: The game with the funny name is growing in popularity
Legion baseball: Post 5 bounces back after trailing early
Former Gophers have a role in Netflix's 'Last Chance U'
Fareway, Variety team up to present bicycles
27 new foods, 5 new vendors announced for Minnesota State Fair
Sun Mart in Fergus Falls closing
Cub Foods co-founder dies Sunday:Charlie Hooley and his brother opened the first Cub Foods store in Fridley in 1968
Closing arguments for and against Line 3
Place a Business Announcement
N.Y. State of Mind: Terrifying test drives
Many help make summer theatre season possible
Commentary: Still waiting for a talk with my dad
Letter: There's hope for people with mental health conditions
Letter: All signs point to higher 'intellectual input'
Arthur Broekhuis, Jr.
No-cook sauce? No problem for Arugula Walnut Pesto
Group teaches dads to give gift of time, teaches children 'this is what a father does'
Commentary: Family ranch is a special place, not just for the ones who live there now
Commentary: One good 'act of Momness' remembered 40 years later
Commentary: Are you connecting with your children?
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Wayne and Judy Zinnel
Jim & Sharon
Larry and Phyllis Rogers
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
Data: Nov. 27, 2017
September 1, 2017
In SD, majority of women are teachers, men are superintendents
MITCHELL, S.D. — Bobby Reindl knows his job as an elementary teacher isn't a "glamorous profession" — especially as a man. Reindl is a fourth-grade teacher and one of two men with teaching positions at Longfellow Elementary School in Mitchell. "It's not a macho profession,...
September 1, 2017 - 7:41pm
May 26, 2017
Texas teachers give 'most likely to become a terrorist' award to 13-year-old
Seventh grader Lizeth Villanueva has been in her school's academic honors program for two years. She gets good grades and has never been a discipline...
May 26, 2017 - 7:41am
May 8, 2017
Minnesota on the verge of teacher licensing overhaul
ST. PAUL — The years-long task of overhauling Minnesota's way of licensing teachers has entered the home stretch. If lawmakers can resolve the differences in bills that have already cleared the House and Senate in a way that wins the approval of Gov. Mark Dayton, they can accomplish...
May 8, 2017 - 6:00am
March 16, 2017
Minnesota House advances changes to teacher layoff rules
ST. PAUL — Plans from Minnesota House Republicans to give local school leaders more control over which teachers are laid off faces difficult...
March 16, 2017 - 8:15pm
March 15, 2017
Seniority-based teacher layoffs debate to reignite at Minnesota Capitol
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota House will debate legislation Thursday that could give local school leaders more control over which teachers get...
March 15, 2017 - 8:36pm
February 21, 2017
Minnesota Legislature begins work to overhaul teacher licensing
ST. PAUL—After years of complaints, a lawsuit and a court finding the state Board of Teaching in contempt, Minnesota lawmakers appear to...
February 21, 2017 - 9:37pm
March 30, 2016
Educators skeptical about ESSA
WORTHINGTON — Dozens of southwest Minnesota school administrators attended a meeting with two of United States Sen. Al Franken’s advisers Wednesday afternoon to discuss a new federal law and district issues in rural Minnesota.
March 30, 2016 - 9:55pm
March 22, 2016
Statewide civics test? Local teachers talk civic education as state lawmakers considers mandatory citizenship test
WORTHINGTON — Worthington Middle School social studies teachers were not surprised when most of their students did not pass a short version of the U.S. citizenship test last year. “(Civics) is a huge part of their social development,” said Scott Barber, a seventh-grade teacher...
March 22, 2016 - 9:10pm
March 14, 2016
Report outlines ways to fight teacher shortage
ST. PAUL — Minnesota school administrators and teachers union leaders agreed Monday that a mix of financial incentives and support for new educators is the best way to address the state’s growing shortage of teachers in key specialties. The strategy was outlined in a policy report...
March 14, 2016 - 9:31pm
January 10, 2016
New state teacher licensing rules delayed: Overhaul of rules for licensing out-of-state educators not likely to be finished before spring
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Board of Teaching is moving ahead with an overhaul of the state’s system for licensing educators from out of state in the wake of a missed legislative deadline and a bruising court ruling. Board of Teaching members met Friday to review a draft of licensing...
January 10, 2016 - 7:43pm
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
September 3, 2015
Labor Corner: A false narrative about teachers
WORTHINGTON — Communities do not operate in isolation. Quite the opposite is true.
September 3, 2015 - 5:18pm
August 24, 2015
Musical chairs: Principal staff in District 518 looks familiar but different
WORTHINGTON — The new school year has brought on many changes in District 518’s faculty. A total of 34 new teachers were hired, but even...
August 24, 2015 - 2:27pm
August 18, 2015
Busting at the seams: School board talks enrollment numbers, hiring minority teachers
WORTHINGTON — The first day of school is fast approaching, and many students have already enrolled in District 518. During Tuesday’s school board meeting, Superintendent John Landgaard told the school board that student enrollment is higher than projected. As of Tuesday, the...
August 18, 2015 - 9:24pm
Roll call: New district teachers attend orientation
WORTHINGTON — While the summer is almost over for students across District 518, orientation for the district’s 34 new teachers began Aug. 10. Tessa Dierks, the peer coach for District 518’s teachers, said it’s her job to welcome and train the new hires. She does this by...
August 18, 2015 - 11:15am