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January 21, 2019
Brainerd High School junior Theodore Wadsten was named this week's Fine Arts Student of the Week for his work in Youth In Government. Jennifer Kraus / Brainerd Dispatch
Fine Arts Student of the Week: Junior enjoys time spent in Youth In Government
22 hours 57 min ago
January 20, 2019
Jenna Clawson Huibregtse is the cultural liaison officer at the North Dakota Highway Patrol. Her new role includes leading cultural awareness training for the law enforcement academy, developing collaborative agreements with tribal law enforcement agencies and working on recruitment Mike McCleary / Bismarck Tribune
ND Highway Patrol cultural liaison officer works to build relationships
January 20, 2019 - 3:15pm
Brainerd educator among near-record 168 Minnesota Teacher of the Year candidates
January 20, 2019 - 8:30am
January 16, 2019
Brainerd High School is among several buildings in the Brainerd School District to undergo construction after last April's successful bonding referendum. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd Public Schools: Building projects moving along steadily
January 16, 2019 - 10:00am
January 15, 2019
Brainerd School Board members elected Sue Kern as the new board chair Monday, Jan. 14. Kern takes over from previous chair Ruth Nelson, who is still on the board. Theresa Bourke / Brainerd Dispatchplay button
Brainerd Public Schools: Black Lance joins board, Kern elected chair
January 15, 2019 - 10:00am
January 14, 2019
Brainerd High School junior Ammy Lin plays the viola Friday, Jan. 11, during Chamber Orchestra. Lin was named this week's Fine Arts Student of the Week. Jennifer Kraus / Brainerd Dispatchplay button
Fine Arts Student of the Week: Junior plays 3 instruments while leading peers
January 14, 2019 - 10:00am
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Crosslake: Board reorganizes for new year, updates policies
January 14, 2019 - 8:00am
January 13, 2019
Pilot Bill Steier puts on his headset as he gets ready to give Madison Doffing, 13, from Cottage Grove a 1/2 hour ride from Fleming Field in South St. Paul on Saturday, Jan. 12. Joining Steier in his 1965 Cessna 172, but not pictured were Madison's dad, Jason, and her brother, Tyler, 12. Steier has taken over 600 kids for a flight as a part of the Associations (EAA) Young Eagles program which aims to introduce kids 8-17 to aviation through their first free plane ride. John Autey / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Minn. pilot has taken 600 area kids on free flights through Young Eagles program
January 13, 2019 - 4:54pm
January 12, 2019
Minnesota teacher suspended following ‘demeaning’ Instagram posts
January 12, 2019 - 12:50pm
January 10, 2019
St. Paul school locked down for gun threats twice in one day
January 10, 2019 - 7:02pm
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Pillager students nominated for ExCEL, AAA awards
January 10, 2019 - 4:00pm
January 9, 2019
University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler speaks about the University's biennial budget request at the State Capitol in St. Paul on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019. Scott Takushi / St. Paul Pioneer Press
University of Minnesota seeks $87M funding increase at Capitol
January 9, 2019 - 7:53pm
CLC receives award for excellence in student voter engagement
January 9, 2019 - 4:00am
January 7, 2019
Brainerd High School senior Tom Cole smiles as he plays the piano in the choir room before class. Cole was named this week's Fine Arts Student of the Week. Jennifer Kraus / Brainerd Dispatch Videoplay button
Fine Arts Student of the Week: Singing is way for senior to express his emotions
January 7, 2019 - 10:00am
January 5, 2019
Attorney General Lori Swanson. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota AG advocates for defrauded students: Swanson urges feds to forgive loans
January 5, 2019 - 11:18am