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Siblings sentenced in UMD student's death
UPDATED: Filings for local offices
Harvey Weinstein expected to turn himself in to face criminal charges in New York, reports say
Democrats and Republicans briefed on FBI source who aided Russia probe
UPDATED: Memorial Day events in the area
Frustration subsides as Abu Danladi returns to Minnesota United
Early returns positive for 2019 Gopher football recruiting class
Trump asks if NFL players who protest should be in country
MLB report on home runs concludes no changes to ball structure
Kicker Kai Forbath 'shocked' when Vikings drafted his potential replacement, Daniel Carlson
Zola Ann Peterson
Cindy Marie Swedberg
John David Langston
Leland Joseph Kupcho
Fire up the grill for Memorial Day
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Are you in need of some old jokes?
Commentary: Safety spout fuels colorful encounter in the boonies
What do all the pine cones mean on transplanted spruce?
Dead or alive perennials, and how to tell
Julia Louis-Dreyfus to receive the 2018 Mark Twain Prize for American Humor
High heels can have health effects far beyond the feet
Barack and Michelle Obama are becoming television and film producers for Netflix
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding attracted more American viewers than Prince William's
Around the Arts, May 20
Wyoming may legalize trophy hunting of grizzly bears for the first time in 40 years
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The surprises and wonder of the outdoors
PAUL NELSON FISHING: As waters warm up, so should the bite
Expensive fishing electronics require proper touch
Minnesota state park campsites booking fast
New Twin Metals plan moves processing plant site: Company provides update in advance of submitting project to regulators
Why is Instagram adding a mute button? Because rejection is scary
Area veteran says he’s suffering consequences of antimalarial drug prescribed during 148th Fighter Wing deployment
After late start, growers pleased with progress so far
Shortage of truckers starting to cause prices to rise
Place a Business Announcement
Barb & Rick
Richard and Marvel Olson
Virg & Marge
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: One could question writer’s reason for defending AR-15
MASTER GARDENERS: Pollinators not limited to the bees or butterflies
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: The term 'water protectors' is about much more than protests
Commentary: Lead yourself well at every age
Commentary: Would you pay $618 a month for dog food?
May 12, 2018
'A second home' for special students: Twin Cities-area school is the model for Fargo special education facility
BLAINE, Minn. — The Karner Blue Education Center doesn't look particularly special from the outside. Single-story, brown brick school....
May 12, 2018 - 4:31pm
May 10, 2018
What you don't know about the schools at the top of U.S. News' 2018 high school rankings
Another year, another set of rankings from U.S. News & World Report - the 2018 America's Best High Schools. What does U.S. News think "best"...
May 10, 2018 - 1:32pm
May 4, 2018
Police say they found New Jersey school’s mystery pooper — the superintendent
It was a disturbingly normal discovery for the students and faculty at Holmdel High School in New Jersey: human feces on or near the track and...
May 4, 2018 - 3:17pm
May 2, 2018
Pope Francis won't apologize for abusive church-run schools in Canada, and lawmakers aren't happy
TORONTO - Few leaders have embraced the power of an apology for historical wrongs quite as enthusiastically as Pope Francis and Canadian Prime...
May 2, 2018 - 12:37pm
April 6, 2018
Minnesota prosecutor sends drivers who don't stop for school buses to jail
ADA, Minn. — A local prosecutor here is taking an unusually hard stance on drivers who ignore stop arms on school buses — sending...
April 6, 2018 - 3:10pm
March 25, 2018
Who should pay? Duluth, other Minnesota districts advocate for changes in how special education expenses are covered
DULUTH — School districts throughout Minnesota have spent years dealing with a delicate issue: an obligation to help pay for the needs...
March 25, 2018 - 6:05am
March 20, 2018
Betsy DeVos: I would visit low-performing schools but 'will they let me in?'
WASHINGTON - Betsy DeVos said something somewhat astounding Tuesday for a U.S. education secretary. DeVos testified before a House appropriations...
March 20, 2018 - 5:14pm
March 14, 2018
'Students have just had enough:' Walkouts planned across the nation one month after Florida shooting
Students at thousands of schools across the country began walking out of class at 10 a.m. Wednesday,March 14, to protest gun violence and to...
March 14, 2018 - 9:05am
March 12, 2018
He was supposed to be teaching children how to pitch. Instead, he was secretly teaching them how to masturbate.
LAFAYETTE, Ind. - A fourth-grade Indiana elementary school teacher is facing 13 charges of sexual misbehavior with children after he was allegedly...
March 12, 2018 - 3:36pm
March 10, 2018
School security: Is there such thing as too much?
ST. PAUL—How well-fortified do Minnesota's more than 2,000 public school buildings need to be? Should they all have armed guards? Locked...
March 10, 2018 - 5:18pm
February 6, 2018
Duluth schools remove 'To Kill a Mockingbird,' 'Huckleberry Finn' from curriculum due to racial slur
The novels "To Kill a Mockingbird" and "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" will no longer be required reading in the Duluth school district...
February 6, 2018 - 8:04pm
January 17, 2018
Superintendent search to begin next week for BAS
BEMIDJI -- Bemidji Area Schools’ search for a new superintendent will formally begin next week. That’s when school district leaders and consultants intend to send out a letter to district “stakeholders” outlining the broad strokes of the search process. They’re also scheduled...
January 17, 2018 - 8:43pm
December 10, 2017
Blackduck School District donates to toy drive
Blackduck School District staff recently contributed toys, hats, money and gift cards to the Blackduck Toys for Kids toy drive. (Submitted photo)...
December 10, 2017 - 10:15am
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: A brief history of St. Mary's Mission in Red Lake
Here is an article I wrote for the Beltrami County Historical Society a few months ago. It is timely due to the recent burning of the church...
December 10, 2017 - 9:15am
October 26, 2017
Duluth schools nearly out of reserve money, blames special ed troubles
DULUTH, Minn.—The Duluth school district is almost out of reserve cash. While the amount is not final, district CFO Doug Hasler said remaining funds are about $111,000, down from $2.4 million the prior year. An increase in special education costs for district resident students...
October 26, 2017 - 9:36pm