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Their work has taken on more urgency amid controversial redesign that will reshuffle the racial demographics at city's schools.
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Minneapolis police are investigating the death of a man found on Sunday night.Just before 8:30 p.m., officers responded to the 2400 block of Golden Valley…
A pedestrian was struck and killed in St. Paul's Payne-Phalen neighborhood on Sunday night, police said.The incident happened around 9 p.m. near the intersection of…
Authorities canceled an Amber Alert Sunday night after a toddler in a vehicle stolen in Minneapolis was found safe.Minneapolis police were looking for a beige…
Families will still have a distance learning option.
It's the city's eighth homicide so far this year.
The ice sculpture has returned, this time with a new home.A well-trodden trail through the snow in the front yard of a residence on St.…
Joseph "Jay" James Westwater Jr. was always eager to learn something new and had a knack for navigating chaotic situations.It's that quality that pushed him…
Pre-K and kindergarten students braved the cold Monday morning for their first day of in-person learning. First-through fifth-graders return later this month.
Students will find several changes meant to reduce COVID-19 risks.
Dozens of Minnesota school districts, some fielding hundreds of requests for staff accommodations, returned to in-person learning for elementary students on Monday.
More than 2,900 Minneapolis Public Schools staff were called back to work in person, starting Monday. On Saturday, a court said the district must honor work-from-home accommodations in place or in process.
The union says the district has refused to negotiate during the pandemic.
Minnesota teachers make time for students to discuss current events, from insurrection to inauguration
Social studies educators are balancing lesson plans with discussions about history-making news in real-time.
Many elementary schools around the state brought the youngest elementary students back Tuesday, with more to follow in the coming weeks.
Union leaders are calling for additional COVID safety precautions.
The online tours continue through the end of the month.
The decrease in enrollment could mean less funding for the programs.
Two people were shot Sunday night near the George Floyd memorial site in south Minneapolis, police said.Minneapolis police received a report of a shooting near…
Administrators directed teachers to stop lessons on "Of Mice and Men" and "Montana 1948."
Some icy patches remained on the roads Thursday. With subzero temperatures and windchills of as low as -25 degrees, the cold can make road treatments less effective.
This week, a volunteer 'baking brigade' made cookies to give each family.
Remote learning presents extraordinary challenges for special education students
A licensed clinical professional helps the district assess and support students using drugs or alcohol.
Move comes as state suspends liquor license of East Grand Forks bar offering sit-down service
The NWS advised motorists to slow down.
The driver, 19, was found dead in the vehicle.
A quiet leader, he dedicated his life to public service, both in his native Laos and in the United States.
West St. Paul-Mendota Heights-Eagan board voted Monday after months of consideration.
The district faces challenges from pandemic expenses and declining enrollment.
The man was incarcerated at the state correctional facility in Rush City.
It was the city's 79th homicide so far this year.
2025 graduates will need course credits exploring cultural identity, history.
The applications are used to determine some state and federal funding for schools.
Critics reject timing of Mpls. redistricting plan as too much stress at once.
District announces that if weather is bad, it'll be a distance learning day.
St. Paul police are looking for the driver and a passenger of a vehicle that fled and struck two officers on Sunday. Around 5:30 p.m.,…
Minnesota's first governor established the military commission that led to hangings of 38 Dakota men.
Incumbent Kim Ellison wins at-large seat as Minneapolis school board candidates focus on equity issues
Voters chose a mix of incumbents and fresh faces to fill four seats up at the polls in Minneapolis.
The plan would provide struggling students with optional help from teachers at school, starting gradually during the second quarter.
In an unusual year, immersion programs are offering new ways for students to practice languages.
Jill Biden, the wife of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, will again visit Minnesota. She and Doug Emhoff, the husband of vice presidential candidate Kamala…
With funding determined by enrollment, districts need to make sure remote and hybrid learners are accurately counted.
Alexander MacDonald "Sandy" Keith dedicated his life to public service and is believed to be the first person to work in roles across all three…
"The hits just keep on coming," the brewery said in a Facebook post.
Battle over comprehensive plan drives some races.
State tries to help with new guidance on who qualifies for free day care at schools.
The pods have financial backing from multiple corporations.
The search took place near Grey Cloud Island. Few other details were immediately available.
Nonprofit will focus on social justice and systemic racism.
Theodocia "Teddy" Bergstrom probably wouldn't want her loved ones to list all the places she volunteered, the many ways she proved herself a servant in…
Nonprofit offers men support as they care for loved ones with cancer.
Harvest Best Academy's "learning pod" model aimed at providing space and assistance for students to complete their distance learning.
Some of the drivers were also spinning the tires on their vehicles.
Education Minnesota hosted a news conference Tuesday to call for equitable plans for the year.
Farmington, South Washington County schools ease into learning with orientations.
Instead of creating fun name tags for the kindergartners in her class, first-year teacher Katie Falk is compiling e-mail addresses to communicate with those students’…
Andrew DeJon Davis, 29, died of multiple gunshot wounds.
Its district offices and secondary school in south Minneapolis were destroyed in the riots following George Floyd's death last spring.
Protest at police union chief's house included loud profanity.
The incumbent Ellison and first-time candidate Michael Dueñes will face off in the general election for the at-large seat.
Chanhassen and Victoria were the hardest hit.
Their mom said Sunday that her children "received a miracle."
The groups may help some families but also raise questions about educational equity.
As Twin Cities suburbs look for ways to foster trust between law enforcement officers and communities of color in the wake of George Floyd's death, some are looking to a long-standing model that began years ago in the north metro.
Despite orders to limit crowds, the stands remained full or nearly full for the three days of the 65th annual North Star Stampede Rodeo in…
Minnesota teachers are concerned about continuing distance learning this fall but also worry about the safety of returning to in-person classes, according to a statewide survey by the University of Minnesota. Their concerns about distance learning include engaging students, meeting the needs of special education students and ensuring student access to technology.
One historian says the former Hennepin County sheriff once belonged to the Ku Klux Klan.
A property owned by the Washington County Community Development Agency is an overgrown breeding ground, the couple say.
A woman was shot and killed Saturday night in a car with a 3-year-old child in it, police said.The woman's death is being investigated as…
A Minneapolis man charged with fatally shooting a woman who was pregnant with their child has been arrested in Chicago, authorities said.Zachary V. Robinson, 27,…
The installation by student and professional artists will be on display at 50th and France.
They will be mandatory in city buildings; mayor hopes for state order instead of "patchwork" of city rules.
In a video released Sunday, Sen. Scott Jensen, R-Chaska, said the state Medical Practice Board is focused on two allegations: spreading misinformation about the death toll and providing "reckless advice" by comparing COVID-19 with the flu.