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Italy grieves as state funeral is held for quake victims
Crews combing Minnesota lake for missing person
Mississippi man arrested in stabbing death of two nuns
Saturday's weather for Duluth and the Northland: A cooler, wet Saturday
After 2013 fire, Finland church has ‘a new beginning’
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Magnetation says it may shut down its remaining Minnesota operations
Steelworkers, Cliffs reach tentative agreement on labor contract
Duluth rolls out new business loan program
PolyMet submits application for air emissions permit
KQDS-FM, four other Northland radio stations sold to new owner
49ers support quarterback after he refused to stand for anthem
Prep report: Superior survives scare, improves to 2-0 in football
Twins send Berrios, Duffey to minors
Twins lose eighth straight
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Other View: Clinton has a foundational problem, but she’s not alone
Red-Blue America: Is foundation a problem for Clinton’s candidacy?
Red-Blue America: Is foundation a problem for Clinton’s candidacy?
Reader's View: Disgusting rubber duck detracted from tall ships
Late Summer Nice Fish Gallery 2016
DNR survey finds Minnesota wolf population stable
MN DNR Weekly Report for Aug. 22, 2016
Barefootin’ it in the Apostle Islands
Finding ways to get more kids into the outdoors
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August 26, 2016
Bumper crop at UMD farm
On Friday, UMD’s Sustainable Agriculture Project began harvesting its largest crop to date — an estimated 30 tons of produce. The project consists of a 10-acre organic plot along Riley Road, near Jean Duluth Road. The produce — including zucchini, cucumbers, squash, string beans...
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August 23, 2016
Duluth ACT scores above national average
Results from a college-readiness exam show Duluth school district students about equal to the state average, but scores for both dropped significantly for the class of 2016, the only class mandated by the state to take the ACT exam as a graduation requirement. Duluth's composite...
August 23, 2016 - 10:00pm
August 22, 2016
Federal judge blocks transgender rules for schools
FORT WORTH, Texas — A federal judge in Fort Worth has blocked the Obama administration from enforcing rules requiring public schools to let transgender students use bathrooms and locker rooms that conform to their gender identity. Responding to a lawsuit filed by Texas and joined...
August 22, 2016 - 1:36pm
August 19, 2016
Edison high school won't open in 2017
Plans to open a new Duluth Edison Charter High School in 2017 are off, a school official announced Friday — but that doesn't mean efforts to...
August 19, 2016 - 5:36pm
August 13, 2016
Starting this school year, Wisconsin high school students must pass civics test to graduate
Wisconsin high school students hoping to earn a diploma face a new graduation requirement this coming school year. Beginning with the class of 2017, students attending public high schools or voucher-funded private and charter schools must pass a civics test identical to the test immigrants...
August 13, 2016 - 3:01am
August 10, 2016
ACT shakes up security unit, plans audit after cheating reports
LONDON/SHANGHAI — ACT Inc., maker of America’s most popular university entrance exam, is laying off its head of test security and plans to audit nearly 200 education centers after Reuters detailed widespread cheating in an ACT-owned college-prep program for international students....
August 10, 2016 - 10:33pm
August 9, 2016
UW seeks $42.5M funding increase, end to tuition freeze
The University of Wisconsin System is poised to ask lawmakers to lift the cap on in-state tuition and reverse years of declining support for higher education with a funding increase of $42.5 million in the next state budget. System President Ray Cross said the "modest" two-year budget...
August 9, 2016 - 5:05pm
August 8, 2016
Minnesota hands out $25 million to launch pre-kindergarten programs
ST. PAUL — Minnesota taxpayers will fund free pre-kindergarten for 3,302 4-year-olds this fall — but it's still a far cry from what...
August 8, 2016 - 6:29pm
August 7, 2016
Free-range kids: Nature-based preschools growing in the Duluth area
Eleven hammocks draped in mosquito netting are arranged around a large basswood in a quiet Duluth forest. One day in July each held a small...
August 7, 2016 - 8:45am
July 30, 2016
New Sandy Hook school blends safety and nature
NEWTOWN, Conn. - When the children of Newtown, Conn., report to the new Sandy Hook Elementary School next month, they will enter a building carefully...
July 30, 2016 - 2:18pm
July 16, 2016
Situation improving for Solon Springs school district
The rebuilding process has started for the Solon Springs school district. After two years of budget deficits, the school district is out of the red thanks to a recurring referendum passed in April. The referendum provides the district with an additional $500,000 annually, which this...
July 16, 2016 - 8:55pm
July 12, 2016
Wetlands mire plans for new Edison high school
Edison Charter Schools' efforts to open its first high school in Duluth will remain on hold because of wetland concerns, at least for now. On...
July 12, 2016 - 11:20pm
July 10, 2016
State teaching board still failing on alternative teaching licenses
ST. PAUL — For the second time in a year, the Minnesota Board of Teaching is under fire for failing to operate its alternative teacher licensing process. On July 1, Ramsey County District Judge Shawn Bartsh found the state agency that licenses teachers in contempt of a previous...
July 10, 2016 - 10:13pm
July 5, 2016
Judge finds Minnesota Board of Teaching in contempt of court
ST. PAUL — A Ramsey County District Court judge says the Minnesota Board of Teaching is in contempt of court and must pay a fine for failing to process an application for teaching licenses through a portfolio system. Judge Shawn M. Bartsh ruled July 1 that the Board of Teaching...
July 5, 2016 - 8:04pm
June 22, 2016
Fired St. Paul superintendent to receive $787,500 in separation agreement
The St. Paul school board fired Superintendent Valeria Silva without cause Tuesday night after butting heads for five months over budgets, student discipline and declining enrollment. Out on July 15, Silva will serve as a consultant through Sept. 30, 2017. She'll get a separation...
June 22, 2016 - 11:26am