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Travel difficult across the Northland as heavy snow continues to fall
One year after pipeline protest's end, 'I would have done it all over again'
Sheriff's Office seeks help in finding northwest Minn. woman
'It's all about teamwork'
Party for the 'pout': 39th annual International Eelpout Festival draws a crowd to Walker
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Their idea is 'da bomb': Three high school seniors are building bath bomb business in their parents' basement
'Stability' not enough for Duluth jobs; aging population isn’t being replaced on pace
United and Delta cut ties to NRA as boycott movement spreads to global corporations
Hormel announces stock sharing, starting wage increases
Allete mulls layoffs, leaving jobs open
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Prep report: Superior boys fall in section hockey final
College men's hockey: 'Dogs win big, clinch home ice in NCHC playoffs
Junior hockey: Wilderness win in regulation
College women's basketball: UWS headed back to NCAAs
Minnesota native Diggins to take reins of U.S. women's cross country
Plugging the gaps in your energy budget: Audits help Minnesota Power customers save
Ask a Master Gardener: Terrariums offer low-maintenance taste of gardening
Theater review: Lust, love and lies in the digital age in 'Sex with Strangers'
Photo essay: Winter sunrise in Grand Marais
Things to Do for Feb. 23, 2018
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Tom & Monica Martin
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Reader's View: Good education doesn't include coddling
Reader's View: Jim has much to teach in earbud world
Reader's View: Stop the mass shootings
Reader's View: Mining money won't stop dumbing-down of kids
Reader's View: Elect those who put our needs first
Birders from across the country bolster their ‘life lists’ at the Sax-Zim Bog
Brule musher takes part in Junior Iditarod this weekend
Leaving the trail: Longtime Beargrease musher Aili announces retirement
Outdoors Notes for Feb. 25, 2018
Old Scandinavian pastime of kicksledding makes a return at Minn. preserve
Pets of the week for Feb. 20, 2018
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RecSports for Feb. 11
February 7, 2018
Former Minn. teacher sent to prison for robbing pharmacies at gunpoint
SOUTH ST. PAUL, Minn. -- A former special-education teacher for South St. Paul schools was sentenced Tuesday, Feb. 6, in Dakota County District...
February 7, 2018 - 5:07pm
November 10, 2017
Ohio substitute teacher admits to having sex with students, sending nude pics on Snapchat, police say
A substitute teacher in Ohio told detectives she performed oral sex with one student and had intercourse with another, police say. She also confessed...
November 10, 2017 - 7:44pm
May 11, 2017
Minnesota teacher fired over ‘inappropriate’ texting to students
MENDOTA HEIGHTS, Minn. -- A St. Thomas Academy teacher has been fired after she allegedly sent “inappropriate and concerning” text messages...
May 11, 2017 - 3:03pm
March 23, 2017
One-room Minnesota schoolhouse student, now 96, and her teacher, 107, reunite
PINE RIVER, Minn.—An unlikely class reunion took place at Pine River's Good Samaritan Nursing Home in northern Minnesota last month between...
March 23, 2017 - 3:38pm
February 15, 2014
38 years and counting: Reep looks forward to Dickinson Public School’s next adventure
After nearly 40 years in education, Vince Reep still looks forward to coming to work every day. Vince always wanted to be a teacher. He never...
February 15, 2014 - 11:29pm
December 14, 2013
Faces of the Boom: Oil services worker misses teaching, but 'had to move on'
WILLISTON — Lynda Knutson-Hill made a big career change this year — from early childhood education to the oil industry. The Williston woman...
December 14, 2013 - 8:04pm
Pete Langr: 'Superman' has important message
As a teacher, I occasionally had the experience of breathing a sigh of relief when a certain "active" child didn't show up for class. I also remember reading one study that determined that the biggest indicator of whether a particular child would drop out of school was whether or...
November 14, 2010 - 5:22pm
July 3, 2009
S.E. Livingston: The latest rage in child rearing is...
We've been busy this month with summer school. Oh, it's not what you think: We've been working on what author and education professor Howard Gardner terms the "Eighth Intelligence," or nature smarts. Yesterday I left 5-year-old Annie out in the woods. We hiked down a little trail...
July 3, 2009 - 5:11pm
May 28, 2009
Fired Superior teacher granted restraining order
A former music teacher whose career with the School District of Superior ended in part because of accusations of improper conduct with a female student has been granted a restraining order against the student. Dana Tolene, 21, was ordered to have no contact with her former choir...
May 28, 2009 - 5:09pm
April 29, 2009
Keith Dixon: Goldfine Gold Star Teacher award nominees announced
Several weeks ago Duluth lost a great man and a strong supporter of public education, Manley Goldfine. I met Goldfine shortly after coming to Duluth, when he and his wife, Lillian, approached me with an idea for honoring inspirational teachers for their dedication, skills and hard...
April 29, 2009 - 10:22am
February 24, 2009
Former Superior teacher, school board member guilty in sex case
A former Superior educator charged with sexually assaulting a teenage boy pleaded guilty to one charge of criminal sexual conduct in the third degree Tuesday in Hennepin County Court. William Rehnstrand, 66, will be sentenced for the felony March 3. In court Tuesday, Rehnstrand...
February 24, 2009 - 10:55am
February 4, 2009
Former Superior teacher's sexual misconduct trial set for April 13
MINNEAPOLIS -- A possible trial date of April 13 has been set for William Rehnstrand, a former Superior teacher and Superior School Board vice president accused of sexual misconduct with a teenage boy. A hearing in the case originally scheduled for Tuesday was postponed until Feb....
February 4, 2009 - 12:00am
February 3, 2009
Former Superior teacher's hearing postponed
MINNEAPOLIS - A hearing Tuesday for the William Rehnstrand, a former Superior teacher and School Board vice president accused of sexual misconduct with a teenage boy, was postponed until Feb. 24. This is at least the third postponement in Rehnquist's case. If the case is not settled...
February 3, 2009 - 4:40pm
October 28, 2008
Former Superior teacher admits to sexual contact with boy
William Rehnstrand, a longtime Superior educator and school board vice president, is under police investigation for allegedly having sexual contact with a Superior High School student. Superior police officers executed a search warrant at Rehnstrand's home last month while investigating...
October 28, 2008 - 12:00am
October 27, 2008
Retired teacher, board member investigated for sex with student
William Rehnstrand, a longtime Superior educator and school board vice president, is under police investigation for allegedly having sexual contact...
October 27, 2008 - 5:23pm