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Brainerd High School Junior Sage Martinson was named this week's Fine Arts Student of the Week for her work in creative writing. Jennifer Kraus / Brainerd Dispatch
Fine Arts Student of the Week: Writing is like therapy for junior
51 min 28 sec ago
Zack McAllister monitors the sound as Faith Hamson guides first and second grade students who are reading the news during their podcast. Travis Grimler / Echo Journal
Backus: Students produce podcast about Christian education
4 hours 51 min ago
December 9, 2018
Tanya Hoting-Mrazek
Hoting-Mrazek named Outstanding Educator 2018-19
December 9, 2018 - 10:00am
December 6, 2018
President Eric Kaler of the University of Minnesota says on Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015, that the school seeks $1.3 billion in state money for the next two years. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Open meeting law hinders hiring, University of Minnesota president says
December 6, 2018 - 9:58pm
Ecolab donates $5M to University of Minnesota
December 6, 2018 - 9:51pm
December 5, 2018
On Dec. 5, 2018, the University of Minnesota Board of Regents named Joan T. A. Gabel as the sole finalist for the position of 17th President of the University of Minnesota.  Courtesy of the University of Minnesota
Lone finalist could be first female president of University of Minnesota
December 5, 2018 - 8:45pm
Pequot Lakes High School juniors Grant Kotaska and Mariah Rickard.
Rickard, Kotaska named PLHS ExCEL candidates
December 5, 2018 - 4:00am
December 4, 2018
Hastings head wrestling coach and assistant principal Josh McLay is accused of misappropriating between $11,000-$12,000 of raised/donated funds after an investigation by the district over the past two months. Alec Hamilton / Forum News Service
Minnesota prep wrestling coach investigated for misappropriation of funds
December 4, 2018 - 5:39pm
December 3, 2018
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Preschoolers in Hawaii were supposed to get apple juice. They got Pine-Sol instead.
December 3, 2018 - 4:48pm
Brainerd High School senior Danny Olson performs with the BHS Jazz Ensemble I class. Olson was named this week's Fine Arts Student of the Week for his work in jazz ensemble and Wind Symphony classes. Jennifer Kraus / Brainerd Dispatchplay button
Fine Arts Student of the Week: Olson learns music by ear, began playing guitar at age 11
December 3, 2018 - 1:05pm
November 28, 2018
Hockey transfer wins eligibility after reporting bullying by teammates
November 28, 2018 - 9:42pm
Brainerd School Board members listen to speakers during their Monday, Nov. 26, board meeting at the Washington Educational Services Building. Theresa Bourke / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd Public Schools: Schools to permit dogs, mini horses as service animals
November 28, 2018 - 11:00am
Members of Psychology Club at Central Lakes College Alex Kahl (left), Dalerie DeRosier, Chayna Cusey and Beth Pace set up a table on campus this week with handmade T-shirts to raise awareness of sexual assault victims and debunk common misconceptions about the issue. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
CLC: Students bust sexual assault myths, raise awareness
November 28, 2018 - 6:00am
November 27, 2018
The Brainerd School Board saw preliminary designs for the proposed updates and additions to Harrison Elementary School. The writing on the outside of the building will, however, read horizontally. Photo rendering courtesy of Widseth Smith Nolting
Brainerd Public Schools: Board reviews designs for Harrison Elementary update
November 27, 2018 - 11:00am
November 26, 2018
The first batch of "talking bananas" Stacey Truman decorated in October 2018.  Stacey Truman
This school cafeteria manager has gone bananas, and the kids love it
November 26, 2018 - 1:14pm