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July 20, 2018
Baxter City Council: School resource officer for Forestview approved
BAXTER—Forestview Middle School will have a school resource officer shortly after the Christmas break. Baxter Police Chief Jim Exsted told...
July 20, 2018 - 10:00am
June 24, 2018
Reader Opinion: Trip of a lifetime
Having just returned from a trip to the Galapagos Islands off the coast of Ecuador with 60 plus eighth graders and chaperones, I must say how impressed and amazed I was at how wonderful these young people conducted themselves! I was fortunate to go along with my three grandchildren...
June 24, 2018 - 6:26pm
June 7, 2018
Brainerd Public School libraries open to public for summer
Six school libraries of the Brainerd School District will be open during the summer thanks to grants from National Joint Powers Alliance and Crow Wing Power, as well as donations from BlackRidge Bank and Deerwood Bank. The library will be open during limited hours at the following...
June 7, 2018 - 9:30am
Baxter City Council considers adding school resource officer
BAXTER—After receiving a request for a school resource officer for Forestview Middle School, Baxter City Council members weighed wanting...
June 7, 2018 - 6:00am
May 30, 2018
Running: 14-year-old paces Grace for Grace
14-year-old Mitchell Neumann won the Race for Grace 5K Sunday, May 27, at Forestview Middle School in Baxter. Neumann paced the event with a time of 21:15. Marcus Yliniemi was runner-up. Monica Abraham was the first female across the finish line at 23:41. Kate Francis was second at...
May 30, 2018 - 7:30am
May 23, 2018
Race for the Cure set June 30
BAXTER—The 19th annual Susan G. Komen Brainerd Lakes Race for the Cure is scheduled June 30 at Forestview Middle School in Baxter.
May 23, 2018 - 11:30am
May 10, 2018
Entertainment Briefs - May 10
Brainerd jazz concert set at Tornstrom The Brainerd High School music program will present its spring jazz band concert at 7 p.m. Thursday, May...
May 10, 2018 - 1:00pm
May 9, 2018
Registration open for 'Stomp the Stigma' 5K race
BAXTER—A Stomp the Stigma 5K is scheduled June 10 at Forestview Middle School in Baxter. The race's mission is to raise money for mental...
May 9, 2018 - 10:00am
May 7, 2018
Forestview after-school STEM clubs highlight need, booming popularity
BAXTER—At 3:15 p.m., right on the dot, about 30 students file into a series of rooms and labs on Forestview Middle School's second floor....
May 7, 2018 - 11:00am
May 1, 2018
Brainerd School Board: District approves 1st steps post-vote
The Brainerd School Board is taking the first steps to make the 2018 bonding referendum a reality. At a special meeting Monday, April 30, members...
May 1, 2018 - 8:00am
April 27, 2018
Local teacher judges national technology competition
Earlier this April, middle and high school students pitched inventive solutions to pressing problems at a national competition in Manhattan,...
April 27, 2018 - 4:52pm
April 24, 2018
Local middle-schoolers win big at Math Masters competition
Twenty-five sixth-graders and 30 fifth-graders from Forestview Middle School participated in a Math Masters competition on April 20 in Bemidji. Sixth-grade competition placers Receiving awards in the fact drill competition out of 100 participants were: • Third place: Ben Mauer....
April 24, 2018 - 2:00pm
April 19, 2018
Brainerd School Board: What's next now that bond referendum passed?
What's next for the Brainerd School District, after voters approved all three referendum questions in last week's special election? "We have...
April 19, 2018 - 10:11am
April 8, 2018
Nisswa, Brainerd Future Problem Solving teams to compete internationally
Four Future Problem Solving Program teams representing Forestview Middle School in Baxter and Nisswa Elementary School competed at the state...
April 8, 2018 - 3:00am
April 7, 2018
Reader Opinion: It's all taxpayer money
I have supported education at all levels my entire adult life. Society cannot exist without a well-educated populace. I do have a problem with the new proposal for upgrading our school system. It annoys me that the district could find over a million dollars for a new football field...
April 7, 2018 - 9:30am