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Motorcyclist killed in Lino Lakes, Minn., crash
Self-employed contractors playing 'Russian roulette' if they aren't insured for medical expenses, lost income
Homebuyer workshop scheduled for November
Sushi-making class at Harmony
Handmade Halloween get-ups: ‘Duct Tape and glue sticks, the holy grail of crafting’
Wiggins, Towns lead Timberwolves past Jazz
Wheeler delivers decisive tally, Jets edge Wild
Verlander, Astros force decisive Game 7 vs. Yanks
Rubio, with facial hair galore, makes return trip to Minnesota
College men's hockey: Hermantown grads rule in 5-5 tie between UMD, Merrimack
Joshua Luke O'Brien
Lawrence Kenneth Brown
Edward M. Schmuch
Eugene "Gene" Frey
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Summer reflections from Lake Julia
GENERATIONS: A trip on the ‘Old Bay Line’
GENERATIONS: Milk snakes, fairy diddles and goatsuckers
GENERATIONS: Time to go to church -- and eat well
GENERATIONS: In defense of the ‘routine’
This Oklahoma fraternity has a choreographed jorts-and-fanny pack dance routine
He was the king of late night, but David Letterman doesn't miss it 'for a second'
John Dunsworth, actor who played Jim Lahey on 'Trailer Park Boys,' dead at 71
PATT RALL COLUMN: Thanks abound at BSU concerts
Around the Arts, October 15
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Sandhill cranes possess power, grace and beauty
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Good boat control, taking it slow are keys to fall fishing
MASTER GARDENERS: Do I have to?
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Fish on the move for fall
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Living with the ladybugs in Minnesota
Tom & Linda Peterson
Larry & Joyce Johnson
Fielding Questions: Dipladenia can be wintered successfully
GROWING TOGETHER: Autumn checklist for putting yard and garden to bed
Caregivers may need to work to recover positive memories
Column: Where was God during the Vegas massacre?
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Bemidji students did something really cool
September 19, 2017
Minnesota school accountability system up for review to meet federal standards
ST. PAUL — After making some modest changes, the Minnesota Department of Education submitted a new plan Monday, Sept. 18, to the U.S....
September 19, 2017 - 8:23am
August 7, 2017
Minnesota test shows minorities still struggle
ROSEVILLE, Minn. — Minnesota students appear to be maintaining mostly steady standardized scores on reading, math and science, but whites continue...
August 7, 2017 - 6:14pm
March 28, 2017
Early-childhood education money in dispute
PAUL — Additional funding proposed by Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton would extend classes for 4-year-olds to more than 100 additional school districts...
March 28, 2017 - 6:17pm
March 6, 2017
Audit: Educators do not understand how to use test results
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota students, no doubt, think they are tested too often, and now the state legislative auditor says those concerns should be...
March 6, 2017 - 4:47pm
January 27, 2017
Dayton proposal includes extra $371 million for MN public schools
ST. PAUL—New funding for education makes up a weighty portion of the more than $1.9 billion in new spending Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton...
January 27, 2017 - 4:20pm
January 12, 2017
Grants extend home, bus internet for Minn. students
ST. PAUL -- More students throughout greater Minnesota will have access to online homework outside of school hours following a round of state grants. A total of $500,000 to improve after-school internet access will be divided among 12 school districts, 11 of which are in greater Minnesota,...
January 12, 2017 - 6:26pm
August 31, 2016
Terri’s the Teacher: Central Elementary School earns Teacher of the Year award from Bemidji schools
BEMIDJI -- Terri Forseth, in her own words, is a Bemidji girl “through and through.” She grew up in Bemidji, went to Bemidji public schools,...
August 31, 2016 - 5:46pm
August 8, 2016
Minnesota hands out $25 million to launch pre-kindergarten programs
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota taxpayers will fund free pre-kindergarten for 3,302 4-year-olds this fall, a far cry from what Gov. Mark Dayton would like....
August 8, 2016 - 11:20pm
November 5, 2015
Sustaining success in education: State commissioner visits TrekNorth, Bemidji Middle School to learn about academic achievements, Native American curriculum
BEMIDJI -- The leading figure in Minnesota education visited schools in Bemidji on Thursday, leaving with a yellow-and-black beaded lanyard given...
November 5, 2015 - 7:51pm
October 23, 2013
Education commissioner Cassellius notes importance of early schooling
BEMIDJI — When Brenda Cassellius, the state’s education commissioner, asked a roomful of 4-year-olds how many legs does a spider have, the...
October 23, 2013 - 12:45am