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September 9, 2016
Column: Technology adds to excitement in District 518
By Barry Fischer, District 518 WORTHINGTON -- Monday, Aug. 29 came and the hallways of the Worthington were filled with excited voices. No, it wasn’t the students, but instead it was the teachers of District 518. The teachers received training and inspiration from Kevin Honeycutt....
September 9, 2016 - 9:08pm
May 22, 2016
Preparing kids of today for careers of tomorrow
FARGO, N.D. — While teachers and chaperones quickly recognized the annoying screech, the sound of a ’90s dial-up modem caused bemused looks...
May 22, 2016 - 8:41pm
April 29, 2016
Wireless hotspot use increases, but a Band-Aid to county’s demand for broadband
WORTHINGTON — The public desire for broadband today can be likened to the demand for electricity, indoor plumbing and the landline telephone...
April 29, 2016 - 9:40pm
Column: Using technology to boost student engagement
By BARRY FISCHER, District 518 WORTHINGTON — In 2013, Gallup’s State of America’s Schools report stated that 55 percent of U.S. K-12 students are “engaged” in their education, 28 percent are not engaged and 17 percent are actively disengaged. Technology can be one of the...
April 29, 2016 - 9:10pm
February 12, 2016
Column: Technology helps District 518 students make memories
By Amy Ernst, District 518 WORTHINGTON — “Growing Up in Worthington, Minnesota What Do Your Remember” is a Facebook group that allows some great discussion about topics of past, present and future for our community and surrounding area. For those who have moved away from their...
February 12, 2016 - 9:52pm
February 11, 2016
As others see it: Broadband a priority in Iowa, too
There was much fanfare last year when the Legislature passed and Gov. Terry Branstad signed a bill designed to help expand broadband access. The goal, Branstad said, is “connecting every acre of Iowa to high-speed broadband.” But companies trying to expand said they’re concerned...
February 11, 2016 - 5:02pm
November 13, 2015
Column: Communicating in the digital age
By BARRY FISCHER, District 518 WORTHINGTON — As the students throughout the Worthington School District continue their march into the digital learning age, the way we share information with families and the community is continuing to evolve as well. Where once communication was...
November 13, 2015 - 9:29pm
September 8, 2015
Seven-year-old makes big difference: Local boy raises more than $1,700 for iPads
BREWSTER — Sometimes little voices can make a big difference. Seven-year-old Riley Iwen spent his summer vacation raising money so his school...
September 8, 2015 - 8:23pm
August 18, 2015
County considers technology update
WORTHINGTON — As problems with aging ditch systems and tile lines continue to crop up, Nobles County Public Works Director Stephen Schnieder recommended Nobles County commissioners invest in equipment — including an $80,000 self-propelled camera — during Tuesday’s board meeting. Noting...
August 18, 2015 - 9:12pm
July 23, 2015
Worthington banks adapting to new EMV chip technology
WORTHINGTON — EMV chip technology has begun to make its debut in the United States, and Worthington banks are preparing for the shift in credit...
July 23, 2015 - 9:49pm
June 29, 2015
Technology used on both sides in sex trafficking
ST. PAUL — Technology helps lure girls into the sex trafficking industry, but more and more, technology also is helping solve the crimes. “The...
June 29, 2015 - 9:32pm
April 20, 2015
Editorial: More bucks for broadband
It’s supposed to be the Greater Minnesota session, right? At least that’s what House Republicans strongly implied when they gathered in St. Paul earlier this year. Well, it looks like rural folks are getting short shrift once again — this time in broadband assistance. Earlier...
April 20, 2015 - 2:56pm
April 17, 2015
Republicans add $8 million for broadband after complaints from rural Minnesotans
ST. PAUL — A week of intense criticism about lack of broadband funding in a House funding bill ended Friday with $8 million being set aside for high-speed Internet development. The $8 million is a far cry from $200 million a governor’s task force said is needed to bring...
April 17, 2015 - 9:52pm
March 31, 2015
Column: Let's keep moving forward on border-to-border broadband
By MARGARET ANDERSON KELLIHER ST. PAUL — In today’s always-connected world, it’s tough for many of us to imagine life without our computer and our smartphone, and the high-speed Internet that helps us connect with businesses, health care, schools, friends and family. But...
March 31, 2015 - 7:22pm
March 13, 2015
Column: District 518 making strides in adapting to new technology
By BARRY FISCHER, District 518 WORTHINGTON — The 1:1 technology initiative arrived in the middle school in the fall of 2013 with excitement and trepidation for teachers, students and families. Now that we have reached the spring thaw and the sunshine is upon us, it is a great...
March 13, 2015 - 9:32pm