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Fatal police shooting reopened in Ramsey County
Kavanaugh accuser won't testify Monday but open to doing so later next week
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Marijuana use is now as common among baby boomers as it is among teens, federal data show
Minnesota's unemployment rate drops to 19-year low
A ride into the past: Luxury train cars on display in St. Paul
Fraud-stricken Minnesota grain co-op looks for quick sale
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November 13, 2017
How young is too young for cellphones in school?
It's been a long time since mobile phones arrived in the nation's schools, but educators are still grappling with what to do about them. Should...
November 13, 2017 - 7:22pm
November 6, 2017
Healthy after-school snacks in a flash: Five ways to prep your pantry
As a busy entrepreneur, wife and mom of three boys, I understand how crazy it can be to keep everybody fed and healthy during the school year....
November 6, 2017 - 2:05pm
August 31, 2017
Teachers dipping into own pocketbooks for back-to-school supplies
RED WING, Minn. — By the time the flurry of back-to-school bedlam begins to subside, the proverbial dust begins to settle, and the sun...
August 31, 2017 - 10:06am
August 15, 2017
Conquer the classroom: Tips for back-to-school success
In a matter of days and weeks, students will once again be roaming the hallways of area schools, marking the end of summer and the start of...
August 15, 2017 - 9:04am
August 3, 2017
Making back-to-school shopping chaos easier on parents
CHICAGO — Dread might be too strong a word. But Kate Hunt's feelings about back-to-school shopping aren't far from those of kids who soon...
August 3, 2017 - 4:00am
June 13, 2017
Minnesota school board votes 3-2 to keep book in the classroom
NEW LONDON, Minn. — Requests from citizens to have a book removed from the New London-Spicer School District curriculum have been denied....
June 13, 2017 - 9:53pm
May 17, 2017
Trump's first full education budget: Deep cuts to public school programs in pursuit of school choice
Funding for college work-study programs would be cut in half, public-service loan forgiveness would end and hundreds of millions of dollars that...
May 17, 2017 - 3:14pm
February 5, 2017
Report finds more mental health services needed in schools
A new report on student discipline says schools need more mental health services, counselors and training for teachers dealing with student trauma. The report comes from a working group convened by the Legislature and was heard in the Senate education policy committee Thursday. It...
February 5, 2017 - 7:03pm
August 6, 2016
Your Money: Shop your closets before hitting back-to-school sales
NEW YORK(Reuters) - When Leticia Barr is ready to start back-to-school shopping, her first stop is going to be her own closets. A former teacher...
August 6, 2016 - 9:20am
June 16, 2016
Brainerd History Week: Franklin Arts Center keeps historic building in bloom
Brainerd's former junior high school was one of the spotlights for this week's history week events. The former school building was converted...
June 16, 2016 - 8:41pm
November 22, 2015
Reader Opinion: Keep kids in school
The legislators are being asked to take up the problem of the growing gap with unemployment statistics between whites and blacks. I find this to be a problem, too, because most of the social issues we have going on between blacks and whites stems from frustrations the black community...
November 22, 2015 - 7:21pm
January 20, 2015
Spelling bee planned at Forestview
BAXTER - The Brainerd School District sixth through eighth grade spelling bee will be at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at Forestview Middle School in Baxter.
January 20, 2015 - 11:32pm
October 5, 2014
Cheyenne Wilson, Pequot Lakes, was named to the dean's list at Carroll University for the spring 2014 semester. Angela Turner, Deerwood, earned a bachelor of science in nursing degree, majoring in nursing, from Benedictine College. Sonia Ellison, Aitkin, received a bachelor...
October 5, 2014 - 4:26pm
July 8, 2014
Vail enters guilty plea in Cass County
Terri Vail, the Cass Lake-Bena School Board member facing six felony theft charges, entered a guilty plea the day before a jury trial was to commence. Vail was charged with six felony theft counts with false representation and theft by swindle. Monday, Vail, 53, entered a guilty...
July 8, 2014 - 7:34pm
June 10, 2014
Whittier demolition postponed after Montessori shows interest
Possible demolition of the Whittier School building is now delayed after a local Montessori school asked for more time to look into the idea of acquiring the building. At the Brainerd School Board meeting Monday, the group voted to delay choosing a bid for demolition of the former...
June 10, 2014 - 8:09am