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School bus runs over boy's legs in front of Pelican Rapids High School
Septic business is hopping in a winter with freeze-thaw cycles, little snow cover for lines
The changing nature and decline of local butcher shops
Fledgling scientists strut their stuff
Panthers drop third section game in a row
U.S. activists keep domestic violence in Super Bowl spotlight
Baumgartner wins title, Dravis surpasses 100 career victories
Nevis girls top Mustangs
Verndale defeats Braves
DELORES JEAN MAKELA
CHARLES "CHUCK R. BURNS
DELMAR E. MARQUARDT
CLARENCE A. NELSON
GERALD "JERRY" W. JOHNSON
Basic Business Cents: New tricks to market your business online: It pays off!
First Responders on path to success after rough times
Legion Christmas dinner raises $3,000 for Salvation Army
Toys For Boys is an institution for memorabilia collectors
Guest speaker shares strategies for arts center
Nevis graduate returns to hometown on album tour
Park Rapids’ One-Act Play advances to sections
Snowmobile race returns this weekend
State AIS battle seeing progress
Monarch butterfly count rises slightly as conservationists warn of extinction
Rescued loon dies of lung ailment
Letter: Opposition to Sandpiper pipeline
Letter: Pipeline spill could have repercussions
Editorial: How to prevent a fire tragedy
Letters: Enbridge responds to pipe yard letter
Editorial: It’s tax season: Here’s a few tips to assist
Cody’s Corner: Briards are great dogs
June 25, 2010
Former Menahga superintendent named Freshwater director
Jerry Nesland, former Menahga and New Yorks Mills superintendents, has recently been named executive director of the Freshwater Education District with offices in Wadena and Staples, Minn. The Freshwater district is a 13-school district joint-powers unit, including NY Mills and Perham,...
June 25, 2010 - 7:46am
June 17, 2010
NDSU associate vice president resigns
FARGO -- A North Dakota State University finance official has resigned, citing medical issues in his family. Broc Lietz, associate vice president for finance and administration, said Wednesday he was not asked to resign and his decision to step down was for personal reasons. Bruce...
June 17, 2010 - 6:49am
June 16, 2010
New NDSU president starts run listening to groups
On his first day as North Dakota State University president, Dean Bresciani urged the student body president not to waste time getting to work. "You...
June 16, 2010 - 7:36am
June 10, 2010
Concordia President Pamela Jolicoeur remembered for her drive, excellence
Physically tiny and looking a decade younger than her 65 years, Concordia College President Pamela Jolicoeur exuded energy far out of proportion...
June 10, 2010 - 5:39am
June 5, 2010
So C-L-O-S-E: West Fargo middle schooler finishes second at national spelling bee
In his third trip to the Scripps National Spelling Bee, West Fargo middle-schooler Shantanu Srivatsa wasted little time firing off the spelling...
June 5, 2010 - 6:57am
May 27, 2010
Waubun principal, facing job loss over fed funding, takes job at Bagley High School
WAUBUN, Minn. - A Waubun principal who faced losing her job in a federally funded school overhaul will take over Bagley High School in northwestern Minnesota. Helen Kennedy, the Waubun secondary principal of nine years, has accepted a job at the 970-student district fewer than 50...
May 27, 2010 - 4:50pm
Teen mom takes long road to diploma
Cassie Anderson is used to the unexpected. After struggling in school, an unplanned pregnancy at 16 proved nothing in her life could be anticipated...
May 27, 2010 - 7:10am
Report to force principal's exit in Waubun
A popular principal at northwestern Minnesota's Waubun Secondary School is being forced to leave so her district can tap into $1 million of federal money to improve routinely underachieving schools. On Wednesday, Minnesota released a consulting company's profiles of 32 schools slated...
May 27, 2010 - 7:09am
May 26, 2010
Former federal prosecutor will investigate NDSU, UND projects
FARGO -- A former federal prosecutor will begin an investigation into violations of laws and policies in recent building projects at North Dakota State University and UND. The North Dakota University System will contract with David Peterson, who is retired from the Bismarck U.S.
May 26, 2010 - 7:25am
Lake Park-Audbon backs $21 million school bond
After shooting down five school building proposals since 2005, Lake Park-Audubon residents decisively backed a $21 million bond to fund a new high school and renovations at the district elementary. In the Tuesday election, 1,538 residents - or more than 60 percent of voters - voted...
May 26, 2010 - 7:21am
May 25, 2010
Sacrificial lamb? Waubun district may fire principal
Waubun High School Secretary Carolyn Spickard praised Principal Helen Kennedy for her hard work and dedication to the district for the past nine years. "She's compassionate, understanding and strongly needed," Spickard told the Waubun-Ogema-White Earth School Board Thursday. Under...
May 25, 2010 - 6:42am
May 6, 2010
NDSU building official resigns in wake of critical audit
FARGO - North Dakota State University's top building official has resigned in the wake of an audit critical of campus building projects, including the NDSU president's house. Bruce Frantz's resignation as director of facilities management is effective May 17, the university announced...
May 6, 2010 - 11:23am
Chancellor: Problems found in NDSU, UND audits intolerable
Violations revealed in a North Dakota University System audit will not be tolerated, the system's chancellor pledged Wednesday. Bill Goetz said the state Board of Higher Education will review recommendations and take action following an audit that found a lack of accountability in...
May 6, 2010 - 6:29am
May 4, 2010
Pelican Rapids voters reject school levy for third time
Voters in Pelican Rapids, rejected a school levy for the third time in less than two years. In Otter Tail County's first mail-ballot election, 1,619 district residents, or almost 53 percent of voters, weighed in against the $700-per-pupil levy. In turn, 1,449 people voted yes. In...
May 4, 2010 - 11:50am
April 29, 2010
Frazee proposes staff cuts to save $137,000
The administration has proposed cuts for the upcoming year at Frazee-Vergas Schools, which includes cutting one full-time position and absorbing two full-time positions. Monday evening, Superintendent Deron Stender read a list of the cost containments, but the board didn't hold any...
April 29, 2010 - 7:34am