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Third-graders at Baxter Elementary School don "Thing 3" shirts at school assembly Monday, Sept. 17, when Principal Tammy Stellmach introduced  the school year's "Reading is the thing to do" theme.
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Brainerd Public Schools: Reading is the thing to do
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September 18, 2018
The Crosslake Community School PTO receives a $2,000 check from Crosslake Town Square merchants for providing volunteers to run the Big Fun Tuesdays free family fun events throughout the summer at town square. Shown from left are Elysha Novak, PTO president; Jacob Buckentin; Nola Novak; Eli Novak; Eli Buckentin; Heidi O'Brien, PTO treasurer; Peyton O'Brien; Beth Buckentin, PTO vice president; and Joe Kraemer.
Crosslake Community School PTO gets $2,000 donation
September 18, 2018 - 6:00am
September 15, 2018
Education Department warns that students on financial aid are being targeted in phishing attacks
September 15, 2018 - 2:51pm
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CLC Foundation announces scholarship recipients
September 15, 2018 - 4:00am
September 14, 2018
U of M explores rechristening buildings named for racist leaders
September 14, 2018 - 4:36pm
September 13, 2018
U of M plans to ask Legislature for $87M increase
September 13, 2018 - 9:35pm
Dylan Fulton, 20, died at his fraternity house in St. Paul on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018. The University of Minnesota student was a member of Alpha Gamma Rho, an agriculture fraternity. Courtesy of the Fulton family via St. Paul Pioneer Press
U of M student found dead at frat house was valedictorian at his South Dakota high school
September 13, 2018 - 3:54pm
Tim Murtha, Brained School District director of teaching and learning, and Sue Anderson, district data coordinator, tell school board members about the Every Student Succeeds Act at the Monday, Sept. 10, board meeting.
Theresa Bourke / Brainerd Dispatch
Every Student Succeeds Act brings new academic standards to schools - Attendance a concern in Brainerd School District
September 13, 2018 - 1:00pm
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Crosslake School: School board filings now open
September 13, 2018 - 6:00am
September 12, 2018
20-year-old U of M student from South Dakota found dead at fraternity house
September 12, 2018 - 9:39pm
CLC receives Minnesota State Educational Innovations grant
September 12, 2018 - 5:30pm
Brainerd student advances as National Merit Scholarship semifinalist
September 12, 2018 - 11:30am
Brainerd School Board members listen to presenters at their meeting Monday, Sept. 10, at the Washington Educational Services Building.
Theresa Bourke / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd Public Schools: Board learns about revamped summer reading program
September 12, 2018 - 8:00am
September 11, 2018
Upgrades to Nisswa Elementary School after the district's referendum last spring will include a two-story classroom addition and a new front entrance. Submitted photo
Brainerd School: Board approves new elementary school designs
September 11, 2018 - 5:00am
September 7, 2018
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A sleeping student in Ohio wouldn't wake up in class, so an officer pulled out her Taser
September 7, 2018 - 5:05am