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"Almost a Third Grader" gives students a head start

7:06 AM, Sep 19, 2013

Liz Brown's third graders at Middleton Elementary in Woodbury are gathered around her, listening spellbound as she reads a book about a child's moral dilemma over a plan to kidnap a dog.

Hopkins school meals start from scratch

6:43 AM, Sep 12, 2013

The cooler door swings open and out come boxes of vegetables and fruit -- scratch ingredients for that day's breakfast and lunch program.

The Commish joins What's Cool in Our School

8:54 AM, Sep 5, 2013

Minnesota Education Commissioner Brenda Cassellius has a big job, but a big concern on opening day of the Minnesota State Fair was choosing the right book.

STEAM power takes over Edgewood Middle School

8:35 AM, Jun 13, 2013

"This is the kind of thing I've always wanted to do," said art teacher Jim Bias.

Latino Play Festival gives Northfield students a chance to tell their stories

6:51 AM, Jun 6, 2013

"Go back and be really sarcastic,'" ordered director Linda Henderson who is putting actors from Northfield High School through their paces.

VocalEssence Cantare connects choirs and cultures

6:27 AM, May 30, 2013

Kathy Lara settles her third grade choir students into their seats at Windom Dual Spanish Immersion School in Minneapolis.

'Asian Penguins' bridge digital divide for St. Paul families

8:06 AM, May 23, 2013

Middle school teacher Jeff Cater is teaching students the Community School of Excellence in Saint Paul the finer points of computer repair.

Education

Minnesota gun laws a mystery to many

With renewed attention to American laws governing firearms, Minnesota has its own rules. Gun shop owners must comply with the regulations.

5:16 PM, Jul 23, 2012

Pawlenty vetoes minimum wage bill, delivers on promise

Sponsors of a plan to raise Minnesota's minimum wage for the first time since 2005 say they've been notified their bill has been vetoed.

8:54 PM, May 15, 2008

Shutterfly breaks ground in Shakopee

San Francisco-based Shutterfly has chosen Shakopee to anchor its Midwest regional operations.

5:31 PM, Sep 10, 2013

Home insurance claims on the rise; Will you need a public adjuster?

Micah Coburn has been dealing with a fire caused by a candle since July of last year. By late January, all of his stuff remained in boxes in his Maplewood garage.

4:58 PM, Feb 21, 2011

From Death to Life: Mother forgives son's killer

A Minneapolis community is celebrating a powerful story of forgiveness, how a mother's hatred for her child's murderer

10:22 AM, Sep 4, 2010

3 new names on St. John's accused monks list

St. John's Abbey has released an updated list of monks "who likely have offended against minors."

11:23 PM, Dec 9, 2013

Siblings remember Little Falls teens killed

Siblings of 18-year-old Haile Kifer and 17-year-old Nick Brady are mourning the loss of their loved ones.

12:25 PM, Dec 1, 2012

Minneapolis Murder Rate Rising Fast

There is a growing concern in Minneapolis about the increase in violent crime. Two murders on Tuesday night brought the total number of

6:58 AM, Jun 23, 2005

Rainbow Looms bracelets latest craze for kids

A new craze with kids has craft stores across the nation scrambling to keep rubber bands stocked on their shelves.

6:30 PM, Oct 18, 2013

Spring lawncare tips

3:34 PM, Apr 16, 2012
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