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September 7, 2017
Melissa Walls, an associate professor at the University of Minnesota Medical School Duluth campus, talks about a gift of $10 million to the school Wedensday. The gift comes from an anonymous donor from Minnesota who recently learned of his own Native American roots and will be used to establish a Native American Center of Excellence at the school. Clint Austin / Forum News Service
Minnesota medical school gets $10 million gift for Native American programs
September 7, 2017 - 4:11pm
From left, Alexander, Chessy and Susan Prout at George Mason University on Thursday. DeVos has been telegraphing for months that she would take action on sexual assault. Nick Anderson/The Washington Post.
DeVos decries 'failed system' on campus sexual assault, vows to replace it
September 7, 2017 - 2:05pm
Dozens of American flags fly from a row of student vehicles Wednesday, Sept. 6, in the parking lot of Rocori High School in Cold Spring, Minn. Dave Schwarz / St. Cloud Times
In backlash against school officials, Minn. high school students protest with American flag display
September 7, 2017 - 10:32am
Minnesota ACT scores show improvement in college readiness
September 7, 2017 - 3:41am
September 5, 2017
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When can a child be left home alone? It depends.
September 5, 2017 - 4:36pm
September 3, 2017
Incoming freshmen at Duluth East High School attend Hound Pack events Wednesday, Aug. 31, where seniors and juniors orient them to their new school. The class was divided into groups, and each group dressed up in costumes. This one dressed up as crayons as they walked the halls to find their lockers. (Bob King / Forum News Service)
'Do your homework': From the tried-and-true to the less obvious, Northland kids and school staff share back-to-school tips
September 3, 2017 - 5:38pm
Diane Cordes, superintendent of the Breckenridge (Minn.) School District, addresses area business people and teachers. Breckenridge School District photo
School superintendents talk about the lack of women in the top job, and how to change it
September 3, 2017 - 6:00am
August 31, 2017
Matt Salo, head mechanic with Alexandria schools Transportation Department, installs a device to provide Internet access on a school bus. Submitted photo.
Alexandria schools to unveil Wi-Fi on school buses this school year
August 31, 2017 - 5:29pm
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Teachers dipping into own pocketbooks for back-to-school supplies
August 31, 2017 - 10:06am
August 30, 2017
An age-old quandary: How to talk about sex with your kids
August 30, 2017 - 4:14pm
August 29, 2017
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Nels Onstad is the new superintendent of the Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City School District. He takes over from Sherri Broderius, who retired this year. School at ACGC begins Sept. 5.play button
Ready to build on past success: New ACGC superintendent ready for school start
August 29, 2017 - 10:10pm
Welcome Week Leader Jordyn McClain points out where incoming freshman Lillian Smith of Maple Grove should go to check in, as parents Dennis and Sandra Smith unload their vehicle near Territorial Hall at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis on Monday, Aug. 28. Scott Takushi / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Down one dorm, U of M makes room for huge freshman class
August 29, 2017 - 10:39am
August 24, 2017
University of Mary athletic director Dale Lennon speaks Thursday, Aug. 24, about the NCAA's approval of Mary's Year-Round Campus initiative. University of Mary photo.
NCAA approves University of Mary's year-round campus plan
August 24, 2017 - 3:02pm
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The hidden cost of college: rising student fees
August 24, 2017 - 2:25pm
August 23, 2017
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Back-to-school expenses vary as supply lists add up
August 23, 2017 - 2:20pm