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The race for the citywide seats has touched on equity issues, budget strife, a referendum and steering the district into the future.
As demand increases, schools are struggling to find buildings with room to grow.
It was the first time since the blast that such a large crowd returned to the site after the 2017 explosion that killed two.
A male suspect is in custody, authorities say.
The new advisory council will help guide the park police and park leaders in developing police policies, board president says.
Plea may come after probation officer completes investigation.
She replaces Rhonda Dean, who abruptly resigned in June.
Ahmed Burhan Mohamed has become an overnight sensation in the Muslim world and a local celebrity after winning a prestigious international contest last month recognizing the best reciter of the Qur'an.
K-12 school struggled for years to meet state performance goals in reading, math.
So far, 20 state districts say they'll review how misbehavior is addressed.
Deep cuts made to administration, schools to wipe out $33 million gap in one year.
Placing well-trained therapy dogs in schools has become part of a national and global effort to help kids who struggle with reading.
Minneapolis Washburn High School Principal Rhonda Dean, who has struggled to balance relationships with district officials and parents, announced Friday that she will resign effective…
Mohammed Dukuly no longer needed life support and sat up in his hospital bed and smiling two days after the attack at the Minneapolis school where he works.
The paraprofessional remains in critical condition with head injuries that left him unconscious.
Mpls. school officials launch summer reading program with free books.
Members of Laker team started an online petition to move from the middle school into the high school.
Officials try to balance $33 million shortfall with calls for fairness in district.
Some students and staff at Patrick Henry High object to having school bear name of the Revolutionary War-era leader who also owned slaves.
Districts say state, federal aid falling short, so voters will be asked to come through with more money.
Prospect of cutting 300 to 400 jobs has raised alarm among teachers and parents, who pleaded with school board members.
The two-year agreement, which came after 10 months of talks, calls for a 0.5 percent pay increase.
Accusations against student surfaced at a February school dance.
St. Paul protest is one of 13 Minnesota marches against gun violence planned for Saturday.
More than 100 students from several Minnesota schools will be in Washington to join a national protest calling for gun control.
Noor, 31, was one of nine Somali officers in the department and the first to patrol the Fifth Precinct.
St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter arrived at Harding High to show his support chanting, "Books not bullets!" along with students.
A 17-minute walkout event commemorates one-month anniversary of Florida school shooting.
Rita LaBore, a longtime school nurse at Robbinsdale Area Schools, had a soft spot for children.In her 23 years as a school nurse, the former…
Sunday night's mediation sessions broke a deadlock that followed numerous talks over several months.
Schools work to balance safety and policy with First Amendment rights.
Schools around St. Paul joined forces and spread the word on social media about the march.
He faced angry reaction to comments he allegedly made on social media.
Conservative student group accused district of violating free speech.
In Minneapolis, the overall graduation rate dipped by one percentage point; St. Paul graduation rates inched up one point. A wide gap between white students and students of color persists.
Lakeville school official was previously charged with stalking detective.
Robert Gerhart, board chair of one of the metro area's largest school districts, floated the idea Tuesday, saying he's tired of all the talk but no action about protecting students.
One student was charged with making threat that led to lockdown of schools. Also, two other districts reported possible threats had been investigated.
Enhanced security features have become an urgent need for schools coping with the ongoing threat of mass shootings in their buildings.
He cited his book project, demands of his nonprofit.
Charges this week against Lakeville Principal Chris Endicott are one of several criminal investigations involving Minnesota school principals.
After the rally, the group filed through the school board meeting. There, Superintendent Graff said he is working to reach a settlement.
The Century Middle School principal was already on leave during a police investigation.
Several districts are in the midst of overhauling their curriculum.
More teachers are expected to call in sick or show up late because Minneapolis is hosting the NFL title game.
Education Department targets rural areas.
Natural disasters, other crises contribute to influx.
Parents sought an investigation after students, staff reported health problems in special ed building.
Local businesses work with high schools to help with the transition to college and the workforce.
A traveling exhibit is helping parents spot all the hidden dangers in a child's room.
Before leaving to be president and CEO of the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy, Jayne Miller reflected with pride on what she has accomplished and frustration at what she called unjust criticism.
Backpack Tutors helping to close achievement gap in Minneapolis schools.
Officials predict 32 inches of snow this winter; Scott County budgeted $800,000 to remove it.
Monroe Elementary students blended science, teamwork and fun in a fidget-spinner quest.
Roland Amundson rose to one of the highest seats in the Minnesota legal system as a judge on the state Court of Appeals. He also…
After seven years on the job, Jayne Miller is leaving Feb. 3 to take new job in Pittsburgh.
Crews are expected to take six weeks to remove debris from damaged area of building.
"I'm heartbroken," said one Minneapolis resident. Two of his children already fled to Europe when the situation in a Kenya refugee camp grew perilous. "My kids could get lost."
The Minneapolis Park Board voted unanimously to approve a five-year lease with Lola's to operate in the building that housed Tin Fish for 14 years.
After fleeing a war-torn country, living in refugee camps and starting new lives in the United States, the two Bloomington men now face a new ordeal.
The field training teaches kids ages 11 and 15 how to safely operate snowmobiles.
The Park Board recently approved a five-year $181,016 agreement to equip its 35 sworn patrol officers with the cameras.
Cafe would open in April; Park Board to vote Nov. 29.
The nine-member Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board will have six new faces next year.Final results announced Wednesday night revealed winners of the board's three at-large…
Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board Member Steffanie Musich held on to her South Side seat. Community activist Kale Severson won a seat on the North Side.
Construction of the 3.3-acre site, which begins this month, will restore a channel between the mainland and what used to be Hall's Island.
The Park Board partnered with Xcel Energy for the projects.
The Republican-aligned Minnesota Jobs Coalition gave $15,000 to the Save Our #1 Parks committee, according to recent campaign finance reports.
Since 2005, family has delivered squeals of fright, delight while delivering funds for charity.
Activists cite racial issues as their driving force.
They're joining with a growing number of Minnesota Somalis who have returned to the country of their roots.
Beloved Mexican restaurant up for sale amid owner's health struggles.
Coleman, Hodges back national "10-Minute Walk" campaign.
The delay allows more time for community input on future plans for the land in Minneapolis.
The 29 projects include theater, music and visual arts.
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