Eddie Phillips, whose mother is better known as "Dear Abby," was a major player in the vodka business.
Updated: April 11, 2011, - 11:28 AM
The online school, threatened with closure by the Education Department, has asked the Court of Appeals to delay action and call a public hearing.
Updated: April 07, 2011, - 09:04 PM
A wooded area near the high school, once set aside as "exceptional," may fall victim to a road project.
Updated: April 05, 2011, - 02:38 PM
Beleaguered school - fighting a lawsuit - has to find new sponsor by June 30.
Updated: April 01, 2011, - 11:24 PM
The idea of pairing Mendota Elementary and Friendly Hills Middle schools has sparked opposition from parents.
Updated: March 26, 2011, - 10:31 PM
The school district, among a growing number nationwide that are issuing take-home iPads, will provide one to every student in grades 5-12 this fall.
Updated: March 25, 2011, - 08:51 PM
As New Prague and other cities see more single-family homes changing over to renters because of the national housing market meltdown, many are enacting tougher rental policies. Since February, Minneapolis has decided to collect a $1,000 fee when a home is converted to rental.
Updated: March 23, 2011, - 01:28 PM
The organization says it has new information on BlueSky Online School, which the state said it will close for noncompliance.
Updated: March 22, 2011, - 08:14 PM
GOP Rep. Pat Garofalo of Farmington says that the achievement gap hasn't been closed and that state aid should be redirected.
Updated: March 18, 2011, - 09:04 PM