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Civil rights activist Gwendolyn Middlebrooks to visit Worthington Tuesday
Beekeeping class offered through Community Ed
Ellsworth adapts after loss of city hall in Tuesday fire
Effort under way to restore Cottonwood County’s historic Pat’s Grove stone house
Murray County commissioners explore options for government structure
Chilling and thrilling: Eichstadt nets overtime winner for Bemidji State in Hockey Day win
Spurs' head coach Popovich says Wolves' Saunders is a 'student of the game'
After being ‘bullied’ by Illinois, Gophers prep for Penn State, 0-7 in Big Ten
Wild defenseman Matt Dumba still not sure when he can get back on ice
Doug Wolter: Sharing good memories with Jack Morris
Edgerton stirred up over rumors of Dollar General coming to town
Shopko closings not affecting local stores
Trump talks ag labor and trade at the American Farm Bureau Convention
Rail to Road facility may be operational by late February
PUC sets new standards for wind energy approval
Place a Business Announcement
Column: Education resources for parents
Aimlessly Navigating: Writing fulfills my childhood dream… apparently
Letter: December brings American Christmas traditions and cold
Letter: Defend the lives of the unborn, too
Letter: Time to send Grassley packing
Ann K. Petersen
Patricia "Pat" Rutgers
Mary Jo (Benson) Nelson
Resolve, revision of habits lead Murillo to healthier lifestyle
Disheveled Theologian: A history of piano lessons in 721 words
Disheveled Theologian: Light in the darkness
Hike the Wild series begins Jan. 22
Disheveled Theologian: A perspective of trust
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Elmer and Judy Brake
Air quality remains good in N.D./Minn.
MNIT seeks funds to protect Minnesotans' data
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
June 20, 2018
Minnesota State to study leaving downtown St. Paul offices
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota State higher education system will explore moving its 300 administrative workers out of downtown St. Paul in 2022. It costs the system around $2.5 million a year to lease 89,000 square feet inside Wells Fargo Place for the chancellor, system office divisions,...
June 20, 2018 - 10:55pm
May 15, 2018
Achievement gap widens at Minnesota State's 7 universities
ST. PAUL—Achievement gaps between whites and students of color are closing somewhat at Minnesota State two-year colleges but growing at the system's seven universities. Over the past four years, the 30 colleges saw broad improvement in their three-year completion rates. Fifty-eight...
May 15, 2018 - 7:43pm
April 17, 2018
Minnesota State university presidents say tuition freezes aren't working
ST. PAUL—Minnesota State university leaders want the freedom to raise tuition in order to pay for initiatives they say will improve student...
April 17, 2018 - 7:43pm
March 21, 2018
Minnesota State chancellor's 3-year contract approved
ST. PAUL—The leader of Minnesota's largest higher education system will get $507,000 in annual salary and benefits when his new contract starts Aug. 1. Minnesota State trustees Wednesday approved a three-year contract for Devinder Malhotra, who has been interim chancellor since...
March 21, 2018 - 7:45pm
March 18, 2018
COLLEGE MEN'S HOCKEY: UMD goes from life support to Sioux Falls for NCAA West Regional
DULUTH—Minnesota Duluth senior wing Blake Young called the bus ride from St. Paul to Duluth on Saturday, March 18, the longest of his life....
March 18, 2018 - 6:47pm
March 2, 2018
Minnesota State system rejects 3 finalists, selects interim chancellor
ST. PAUL—A second nationwide search in as many years has again failed to produce a new chancellor for the Minnesota State higher education...
March 2, 2018 - 7:24pm
Interim president stepping down early for health reasons
WILLMAR, Minn. — Joel Opatz, interim president of Ridgewater College, has notified the college staff that he will resign effective April 3. In a letter addressed to colleagues this week, Opatz said he is leaving for health reasons. He was appointed a year ago to a contract that...
March 2, 2018 - 1:29pm
February 28, 2018
Minnesota State trustees to name chancellor Friday of 37-school system
ST. PAUL—Minnesota State trustees plan to appoint the higher education system's next chancellor Friday morning, March 2, after two days...
February 28, 2018 - 9:25pm
February 22, 2018
Minnesota State names three finalists for chancellor
MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota's largest higher education system has named three finalists for chancellor, a year after trustees passed on every...
February 22, 2018 - 7:05pm
February 21, 2018
Minn. State system Board adopts 'affirmative' sexual consent policy
ST. PAUL—Students and staff could be punished if they fail to obtain affirmative consent for sex through "words or clear, unambiguous action" under a policy change approved Wednesday, Feb. 21, by the Minnesota State Board of Trustees. The policy applies to some 375,000 students...
February 21, 2018 - 7:45pm
January 28, 2018
Fired diversity officer for four Minnesota State colleges gets $75,000 settlement
The fired chief diversity officer for four nonmetro Minnesota colleges has won a $75,000 settlement after alleging his termination violated state human rights laws. Brian Xiong taught for seven years at Minnesota State University, Mankato, before joining Minnesota State Community...
January 28, 2018 - 5:35pm
January 24, 2018
Minn. State system's declining enrollment hits budgets
ST PAUL—Most Minnesota State colleges and universities lost money in 2016-17 as overall enrollment fell for a sixth consecutive year. The state's low unemployment rate and a declining number of young adults have had the state's largest higher-education system in budget-cutting...
January 24, 2018 - 6:55pm
December 12, 2017
Minnesota State, faculty union agree on new contract
ST. PAUL—Negotiators from the Inter Faculty Organization, which represents hundreds of professors at universities and technical campuses...
December 12, 2017 - 12:51pm
November 15, 2017
With funding uncertain, Minnesota State sets out to build $150M records system for colleges, universities
ST. PAUL — Minnesota State is embarking on a six-year, $150 million overhaul of its computerized records system and hoping the Legislature will cover much of the cost. Trustees for the higher-education system agreed Wednesday, Nov. 15, to hire a consultant for the project, which...
November 15, 2017 - 7:50pm
September 22, 2017
New search to begin for next Minnesota State chancellor
ST. PAUL — Minnesota State has reopened its search for the next chancellor of the country's fourth-largest system of colleges and universities. Trustees in February interviewed three finalists from a pool of 43 applicants but decided none was the right fit. Devinder Malhotra,...
September 22, 2017 - 5:57am