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February 3, 2018
Minority students in Bemidji, statewide suspended and expelled more than white students
February 3, 2018 - 3:43pm
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Students from KMS Elementary School, sit on Kettle Lake as they learn about watersheds at Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center Wednesday near Spicer.
In the woods: KMS students explore outdoor classroom at PWELC
February 3, 2018 - 8:44am
February 2, 2018
Shelby Lindrud / Tribune

Jen Johnson, the executive director of Safe Avenues, wants the attention put on those buying sex, in an attempt to dry up demand.
Fighting back against human trafficking: Kandiyohi County advocates say it happens 'in our backyard'
February 2, 2018 - 10:53pm
Nick Alton (back right), Viktor the Viking and New Orleans Saints punter Thomas Morstead pose with Alton's fourth grade class from Rossman Elementary School in Detroit Lakes, Minn., at the NFL Experience event in the Minneapolis Convention Center on Feb. 2, 2018. Robb Jeffries / Forum News Serviceplay button
Detroit Lakes students enjoy NFL Experience thanks to good sportsmanship
February 2, 2018 - 7:30pm
January 31, 2018
A photo of Detroit Lakes High School students with bags over their heads for a student-led game over Snoball Week is evoking a lot of anger from some local parents who say the school was irresponsible for letting the game continue. Submitted photo
Detroit Lakes, Minn., parents 'livid' over photo of school-sanctioned game
January 31, 2018 - 3:41pm
January 29, 2018
Minnesota State's colleges and universities consider 'yes means yes' sex policy
January 29, 2018 - 5:29pm
January 28, 2018
Fired diversity officer for four Minnesota State colleges gets $75,000 settlement
January 28, 2018 - 5:35pm
January 25, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Roosevelt Elementary students play Jan. 18 as a part of the Cardinal Place after-school care program in Willmar. The program now has a dedicated classroom space after the opening of the new Lakeland Elementary School in Willmar reduced overcrowding.
A little more elbow room: Willmar’s older elementary schools enjoy slower pace after new building opens
January 25, 2018 - 6:32am
January 24, 2018
Minn. State system's declining enrollment hits budgets
January 24, 2018 - 6:55pm
January 23, 2018
Tom Cherveny / Tribune 

Superintendent John Dotson listens to discussion during the BOLD School Board meeting on Monday evening in Bird Island. The board voted to advertise for an interim, part-time superintendent.
BOLD to seek half-time, interim leader
January 23, 2018 - 10:37pm
January 22, 2018
A fifth-grader thought she brought gummy candies to school, but they were laced with THC
January 22, 2018 - 7:38am
January 18, 2018
SKOL Chant from Montevideo Middle Schoolplay button
SKOL Chant from Montevideo Middle School
January 18, 2018 - 6:36pm
January 17, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Members of the public viewed Lakeland Elementary School during an open house Tuesday night in Willmar. Students at Lakeland had their first day of classes at the new school Jan. 2.
Lakeland Elementary in Willmar opens its doors to the public
January 17, 2018 - 5:38am
January 12, 2018
Kandiyohi County task force to host film, discussion on trafficking
January 12, 2018 - 6:22am
January 11, 2018
University of Minnesota Duluth chancellor Lendley Black speaks to employees at one of two town hall budget meetings Thursday at the Kirby Ballroom on campus. The university will reduce its budget by $600,000 in fiscal year 2019, which begins July 1, Chancellor Black announced Thursday during the meetings. Clint Austin / Forum News Service
UMD announces budget cuts
January 11, 2018 - 7:57pm