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Library to host writing workshops
5 hours 18 min ago
Representative John Lesch points out districts that students should concentrate door knocking efforts at as students from around the state got together to lobby state representatives on a measure to require universal background checks for firearms purchases in Minnesota at the Legislative Office Building on Wednesday, March 14. (John Autey / St. Paul Pioneer Press)
Back-pats and hard truths: Eight Minnesota teens take polite gun-control pitches, not protests, to the Capitol
8 hours 19 min ago
Paraprofessional Sara Rugroden and her children Shannon, 9, and Dawson, 6, worked three weeks to cut and sew approximately 100 neck gaiters to help protect the necks and cheeks of young Pine River-Backus students. Travis Grimler / Echo Journal
Pine River-Backus: Para helps cover students' rosy cheeks
11 hours 18 min ago
March 17, 2018
Finalists named for Ridgewater College president
March 17, 2018 - 2:29pm
Local high school juniors recognized for leadership and community service
March 17, 2018 - 11:30am
CLC to put on autism awareness presentation
March 17, 2018 - 6:30am
March 15, 2018
Hannah Dahlberg's artwork, titled "All You Need Is Pixi Dust," is currently on display at the State Capitol as a part of the Youth Art Month Student Exhibition. Click image to see entire canvas. Submitted photo
Pequot Lakes senior's artwork at State Capitol
March 15, 2018 - 11:00am
Mental health first aid course offered
March 15, 2018 - 4:30am
March 14, 2018
More than 40 Red Lake students head back to class on Wednesday, March 14, after attending a walkout in front of the school. The event was one of several held in the area and throughout the country to protest gun violence in schools. The walkout marked a month since the large-scale high school shooting in Parkland, Fla. March 21 also marks the 13th anniversary of the shooting at Red Lake High School that claimed the lives of eight people, including the shooter. Jordan Shearer / Forum News Service
At Red Lake, site of a 2005 school shooting, walkout carries deep significance
March 14, 2018 - 5:16pm
'Students have just had enough:' Walkouts planned across the nation one month after Florida shooting
March 14, 2018 - 9:05am
March 13, 2018
Minnesota State Capitol in St. Paul
Rate Minn. schools like restaurants? Parents want simplicity, teachers warn success is complex
March 13, 2018 - 9:22pm
CLC to host egg hunt at Staples campus
March 13, 2018 - 2:00pm
Lidia Pfeiffer, third-grader at Nisswa Elementary School, meticulously puts her wooden car together during her class’s Tech Mobile session Monday, Feb. 26. Theresa Bourke / Echo Journal
Tech Mobile brings engineering lesson to Nisswa students
March 13, 2018 - 7:00am
March 12, 2018
Brainerd High School senior Megan Hensel plays the viola Thursday during Chamber Orchestra. Hensel was named this week's Fine Arts Student of the Week.
Jennifer Stockinger / Brainerd Dispatch
Fine Arts Student of the Week: Senior enjoys sound and finesse of stringed instruments
March 12, 2018 - 10:00am
FILE PHOTO: Education Secretary Betsy DeVos speaks during an event at the White House in Washington, Feb. 27, 2018. (Tom Brenner/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
White House vows to help arm teachers, backs off raising age for buying guns
March 12, 2018 - 8:11am