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Mark Sanford Education Center evacuated after gas leak reported
August 10, 2017 - 9:06am
Grand Forks, N.D. -- A gas leak has been reported at the Mark Sanford Education Center on 47th Ave. and 25th St. S.. A dispatcher says police...
St. Paul parents reach settlement with private school over transgender policy
August 8, 2017 - 8:47pm
ST. PAUL — A St. Paul couple who alleged that Nova Classical Academy failed to protect their child from persistent gender-based bullying...
Minnesota test shows minorities still struggle
August 7, 2017 - 6:14pm
ROSEVILLE, Minn. — Minnesota students appear to be maintaining mostly steady standardized scores on reading, math and science, but whites continue...
ND, Minn., rank among best states to find a 'good job' without bachelor's degree
August 5, 2017 - 8:03am
GRAND FORKS, N.D.—Just because workers don't have a bachelor's degree, that doesn't mean they can't be successful. Jason Heintz, store...
SD's Daugaard kicks off initiative to address workforce woes in region; U.S. Labor Secretary joins effort
August 3, 2017 - 6:54pm
SIOUX FALLS — The state of South Dakota's workforce and education relationship was put in the spotlight Thursday, as governors across the...
Parshall seeks to build new school with $5.4 million bond
July 30, 2017 - 8:23pm
PARSHALL, N.D. — A small school district located in western North Dakota on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation is looking to replace...
Fines to increase in Minn. for failing to stop for school buses
July 27, 2017 - 10:42am
ST. PAUL -- Fines will increase Aug. 1 in Minnesota for drivers who fail to stop for a school bus with activated lights and the crossing arm...
McFeely: Former ND chancellor Shirvani resigns as president of Iowa College
July 26, 2017 - 2:44pm
Hamid Shirvani, the controversial former chancellor of the North Dakota University System, has resigned as president of Briar Cliff College in...
Strinden Center razed in first of UND campus demolitions
July 19, 2017 - 9:55pm
GRAND FORKS — The Strinden Center building on the University of North Dakota campus was dripping with water when the excavator finally...
126-year-old Duluth Business University will close
July 19, 2017 - 8:44pm
DULUTH, Minn. — Duluth Business University student Rachel Hobbs once lost a course textbook. The 24-year-old Duluth resident who is enrolled...
Third West Fargo high school, middle school effort on back burner for now
June 26, 2017 - 8:23pm
WEST FARGO—Efforts to seek voter approval to build a third high school and third middle school in this fast-growing school district are on the back burner for now, school officials said on Monday, June 26.
Guidance for future grads: New Fargo business helps parents, students navigate college admissions process
June 25, 2017 - 5:13pm
FARGO—Two friends learned a lot about the college admission process as their kids got into elite American universities. That's why they're...
Univ. of Minn. tuition to rise 2 percent for residents, 12.5 percent for non-residents
June 20, 2017 - 7:11pm
MINNEAPOLIS — The University of Minnesota will raise tuition this fall at its Twin Cities campus by 2 percent for Minnesota residents and 12.5...
Fargo human relations panel to study Woodrow Wilson school name issue
June 6, 2017 - 11:03pm
FARGO - Statues of Confederate heroes and Stars and Bars flags have been taken down in the South because they are reminders of slavery and entrenched...
UND professor under fire after social media comments
June 5, 2017 - 8:25am
GRAND FORKS, N.D. - A distinguished professor is under fire after racist remarks about a sixth grader on social media. The comments were about...