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'It's all about teamwork'
Party for the 'pout': 39th annual International Eelpout Festival draws a crowd to Walker
Area communities awarded CERTs grants
Minnesota West hosting PSEO information night
Authorities apprehend Alexandria man after Mountain Lake standoff
Gregg makes her own trail: Minnesotan wins record fifth Birkie women’s title; Norwegian wins men’s title
State gymnastics: Trojans, Huskies compete at state individual meet
Duluth-based team wins first curling gold medal for America
Sectional wrestling action in full swing
Friday boys basketball: Chargers clinch first conference crown in 20 years
Letter: J turn proposal not right for Heron Lake
Column: District 518 monitoring progress of English Learners
Kindness is a sweet gift to give or receive
We must admit it: This is who we are
How wine tastings transport you
Adrianna (Moret) Wagley
Kim Marie Nielsen
Esther Zavala de Adame
Eidhammer has many reasons to take heart
Disheveled Theologian: Billy Graham's hope (is the same as ours)
What to know about nursing home costs and hospice care insurance
Seed company offers intriguing new flowers, vegetables
NDSU potato varieties are popular garden choices
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Meyer 80th birthday
Birth: Liesel Lee Harberts
Sietsema 90th birthday
Boock 50th anniversary
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
Data: Nov. 27, 2017
January 16, 2012
In-service day offers teachers cultural development
WORTHINGTON -- A room full of teachers and several community members gathered Monday at Worthington High school for an intercultural development...
January 16, 2012 - 9:32pm
November 13, 2011
Student teachers ready to graduate
WORTHINGTON - As student teaching for Patty LeBrun and Sarah Steffl is drawing to an end, they have mixed feelings about leaving the classroom they've grown attached to, but they are excited to embark on a new teaching journey. Both students at Southwest Minnesota State University...
November 13, 2011 - 8:13pm
August 3, 2011
State: Des Moines district didn't follow directive
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Des Moines school administrators could face sanctions from the state for not removing from the classroom two instructors who did not have the appropriate credentials, the Iowa Department of Education said. The department flagged the problems in March and...
August 3, 2011 - 2:30pm
January 13, 2011
New teacher licenses expected to pass
ST. PAUL -- A key legislator said he is confident Minnesota soon will provide a new path for professionals to become classroom teachers. Rep....
January 13, 2011 - 8:25pm
District 518 welcomes new educators
Julie Ailts Position: First-grade teacher, Prairie Elementary Education: Worthington High School; bachelor's degree in elementary education,...
September 13, 2010 - 1:39pm
July 12, 2010
Teaching the teachers
LUVERNE -- When you want to teach teachers the best way to get their students to see and experience nature through the eyes of a camera lens,...
July 12, 2010 - 9:06pm
April 23, 2010
Luverne school board ratifies teachers' contract
LUVERNE -- The Luverne Board of Education ratified the contract for teachers in the district Thursday night, officially ending months of negotiations with local teachers' union Luverne Education Association. The district was one of more than 20 in the state that failed to meet the...
April 23, 2010 - 9:17pm
February 5, 2010
Letter: Luverne Education Association explains its position
In the interests of clarifying the LEA position regarding contract negotiations, we the Luverne Education Association submit the following explanation. The Luverne school district teachers' contract is based on paying teachers for years of experience as well as additional education....
February 5, 2010 - 12:00am
January 26, 2010
Area teachers candidates for Minn. Teacher of the Year
ST. PAUL -- Laura Alvstad of the Windom Area Public School District and Jeanette Jenson of Worthington District 518 are among 106 teachers who have become eligible for the honor of 2010 Minnesota Teacher of the Year. This year's program will name the 46th Minnesota Teacher of the...
January 26, 2010 - 12:11pm
October 3, 2009
Mentoring program starts anew in District 518
WORTHINGTON -- Studies show that nearly half of all teachers leave the profession within their first five years of teaching. District 518 hopes...
October 3, 2009 - 12:00am
September 4, 2009
District 518 welcomes new educators
Name: Valerie Rossow Position: English as a Second Language, Prairie Elementary and Worthington Middle School. Education: Hoffman-Kensington High School; Moorhead State University; coursework at St. Cloud State University, Hamline University, and Minnesota State University Mankato. Previous...
September 4, 2009 - 9:13pm
August 14, 2009
Retired teachers seek more input on pensions
BEMIDJI -- With the ranks of retired teachers swelling, retirees want more input into state pension decisions. The Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement, meeting Wednesday in Bemidji, heard Sen.
August 14, 2009 - 12:00am
January 26, 2009
Recession could impact Minn. education
BEMIDJI - With a deepening recession, don't expect the Minnesota Legislature to suddenly find money to protect any one budget area, local legislators told a group of teachers Saturday morning. "How do we get the message back to everybody?" Rep.
January 26, 2009 - 9:00am
January 17, 2009
Column: District 518 supports its new teachers
WORTHINGTON -- This school year Worthington District 518 hired 17 new teachers. Of those, six were new to the teaching profession. Each of these teachers came to the district with high expectations and hopes. Yet, studies show that nearly half of all new teachers leave the profession...
January 17, 2009 - 12:00am
November 19, 2008
District 518 adds new coaches, instructor
WORTHINGTON -- The District 518 School Board voted Tuesday to add three new positions. The hiring of an additional boys' basketball coach, an assistant dance coach and a half-time English as a Second Language teacher was approved. "Enrollment is up and that's a good thing," said...
November 19, 2008 - 12:00am