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Koryne Horbal crusaded for women's rights, knocked down barriers and mentored countless young women.The feminist and political activist spent her life championing equality. She drafted…
More than 70 protesters screaming, "Shame on you," prompted Richfield school board members to retreat behind a closed door after their vote to terminate a district employee for wearing a Black Lives Matter T-shirt.
May 20 event aims to bring native culture to both students and community members.
Parents in the west-metro community took issue with the colors on the sign, which they felt focused on the gay and lesbian community. After hearing objections, school officials show support for unity effort.
Several from Roosevelt High spoke at a board meeting against the district's plan to cut back from about 100 engineers-in-charge and assistant engineers to just 15 "physical plant operators."
One-year-old Tara Engman died in 2015 of blunt-force injuries.
Instagram communication with teenager violated bail conditions, authorities said.
Facing the pressure of for-profit developers, officials discuss how to help renters.
High school students turn to social media before they say "yes" to the prom dress.
Struggling high school and middle school operated by the center are in limbo.
Delta is set to take advantage of a competitor's stumble by significantly increasing its cash offers — up to nearly $10,000 — to passengers who give up a seat on an overbooked flight.
Derek Onserio received eight acceptance letters from all eight Ivy League Schools and the University of Minnesota.
Erik Akervik, 29, is charged with two felonies in connection with the incident.
Shakopee school board hires St. Paul firm for independent review.
Edina and Hopkins are the latest two school districts to break from a west metro desegregation district that once counted 11 member school districts.
Principal, custodian challenged students to find creative ways to get their peers to drink up.
Osseo school board members voted to end the district's contract with a racial-consulting group in a special meeting Tuesday night.In a 4-2 vote, the board…
New Prague student had a simple motive: "I wanted everyone to smile."
School board says $152K cost for Pacific Educational Group services is too high.
School president decried anti-Semitic posts, made public by an anti-hate speech group.
The superintendent's e-mail said that a miscalculation caused by "human error" meant that school officials had to cut spending for the rest of this school year and look hard at next year's budget.
An Eden Prairie student out-calculated the rest to claim this year's trophy.
Prosecutors have deferred charges against a 42-year-old man who allegedly evaded Champlin Park High School security to have sex with a 19-year-old special-needs student in the school.
Student's vision creates an opportunity for her peers to create music, learn the business.
The Edina school board named John Schultz, current superintendent of the Hopkins School District, as Edina's new superintendent Thursday night after hours of debate.The board…
A troublesome teacher shortage has Minnesota public schools fighting for hires and scrambling to hold on to newcomers.
Duluth police have arrested four people in connection with the shooting death of a St. Paul police sergeant’s 22-year-old son. A fifth suspect was already…
Disparities remain, but graduation rates were up for all in 2016.
It is only the fifth time that has happened in February.
Until his last days, Bennet Cyrus was shouting at the Minnesota Vikings. Cyrus was usually a calm man, but when football came on, he unleashed…
Minnesota school districts use training and insurance to guard against hackers.
Shakopee police investigating the circulation of inappropriate photos of multiple students at Shakopee High School.
Phishing scam may be using stolen W-2 forms to file phony tax forms.
What started as a friendship between the Edina and Hopkins superintendents has grown into an effort that has cut costs for their schools.
Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson, who was part of the lawsuit at the heart of Friday's decision, applauded the ruling in a statement. “Five federal…
One-fourth of new teachers leave within first three years, according to a new state report.
Support of private over public schools comes under fire in Minneapolis meeting.
Activists on both sides rally over scholarship bills.
As the Obama presidency came to an end this week and with it, Barack Obama’s tenure as the nation’s first black president, a group of…
It's part of a program to develop "authentic learning" to teach kids about careers in sciences.
A Champlin man is accused of fabricating a bond for Beverly Burrell, the Twin Cities woman charged in four overdose cases.
St. Louis Park High notifies families that others may need to be screened.
The Eastern Carver County school board will vote Jan. 23 to formally terminate Chanhassen High School principal Timothy Dorway's employment in the wake of child pornography charges against him.
Elements Massage in Roseville fired man after customer complaint.
Amid Friday's chaos at the Fort Lauderdale airport, Minnesotans Kevin and Leisa Baartman crouched inside luggage bins on the tarmac, confused and terrified.Moments earlier, the…
Planking, anyone? Twin Cities schools adapt to cold snap, keep kids indoors but active.
Minnesotans won big at a memorization contest in Chicago last week.
The Bell Museum shuts its doors this week and will reopen St. Paul in 2018.
School resource officer Beverly Price surprised Nicollet Middle School with a gift of instruments — just in time for the holidays.
New class at St. Anthony Village High School gives girls a chance to shine, and helps refugee families, too.
Two alleged victims, now in their 20s, say the Coon Rapids man assaulted them for years. He is now on leave.
Timothy Dorway, who remains in jail, has been on leave since his arrest. The Eastern Carver County School District said the case involves none of its students.
Chanhassen High School Principal Timothy Dorway was arrested at his home Tuesday morning by agents with the Crimes Against Children Task Force. The case doesn't involve students, district officials say.
Throughout the Twin Cities, black student unions help to confront recent incidents on campuses and talk about race in their mostly white schools.
Deputies blocked an intersection in Arden Hills so Mounds View students could visit the crash site and mourn together.
Two junior girls died in the Thursday morning collision; a third is hospitalized.
District officials confirmed that their car was hit on the corner of Hwy. 96 and Old Hwy. 10. Another student is hospitalized after the Thursday morning crash.
End-of-life planning is part of the routine at the 40-year-old zoo in Apple Valley, where in the past year, 177 animals died, from old age and other causes.
"Confucius classroom" will offer Chinese sign language.
Crêperie owner invites students to practice their English over a meal.
The conditions halted travel in much of the state. In the metro area, flowers wilted in the slush ahead of a Saturday that will feel frigid. Also, Saturday's Alan Jackson concert at Target Center is postponed.
An Anoka-Hennepin School District investigation is underway in Coon Rapids after a student wearing a headscarf was involved in what CAIR-MN is calling an assault.…
The U's Muslim Student Association and supporters repainted a defaced mural.
School, students discussing forum to address concerns.
Minneapolis voters decided Tuesday to allocate more money to their school district at a time when fewer districts in Minnesota were asking taxpayers for help.The…
Two best friends with differing views started the group to air political thoughts safely.
Something so simple can make such a big difference for metro area school districts as their enrollments become more and more culturally diverse.
Hundreds chanted, drummed and spoke about the North Dakota situation.
A Ramsey County judge on Wednesday rejected the suit's arguments that the laws protect ineffective teachers and deprive low-income and minority students of a high-quality education.
Grown-ups get out of the way for "got veggies?" campaign.
The district looked to condense the program and develop lessons that moved beyond drugs and alcohol, said Nika Summer district teaching and learning supervisor.
A three-alarm fire Sunday that struck an 1880s-era apartment building in downtown Minneapolis was caused by a faulty electrical outlet in a unit, officials said…
District officials solved a shortage of workers by offering a course for high schoolers
Once deemed a futuristic new community, the Jonathan Association moves into the 21st century with a fresh new design for its landmark.
Samantha Burnette, 16, was gunned down around 7:30 a.m. in the 700 block of Sims Avenue. Her sister, Brittany Rock, was injured and taken to Regions Hospital.
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