STAFF BLOG CITY STREET BEAT Grand Forks Council renews recycling contract
Story by Charly Haley
Recycling service in Grand Forks will stay the same following a vote at Mondays Grand Forks City Council meeting.
The City Council voted to keep its current recycling contract ... Posted on 12/3/13 at 11:21 AM
THE MINNESOTA BASHAW BLOG I Must Apologize
Recently I posted my views on the School Levy and shared my desire that both pass to improve the quality of the schools and this city. It was my feeling there was no need to vote on these issues and t... Posted on 11/28/13 at 1:00 AM
PARENT INFORMATION CENTER Grand Forks Public Schools 2013-2014 Calendar
The District Calendar for the 2013-2014 Grand Forks Public School year is here! Find out when your child is out of school early, doesn't have school and other important dates including the end of each... Posted on 8/11/13 at 6:50 PM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER State agency approves oil pipeline expansion over protests
By Don Davis
A Minnesota state commission provided a key approval Wednesday to a northern Minnesota oil pipeline expansion as chants of shame on you rang out in the downtown St. Paul meeting room.
We... Posted on 7/17/13 at 4:07 PM
A law passed this year sets a requirement that North Dakota school districts must require 22 credits for students to graduate from high school. That creates problems for several districts in the state that require more credits than that to graduate.
Here’s a double no-no for this week, one for each of the big issues convulsing the community. First, on the Sioux nickname and logo: Don’t blame American Indians. And on the Alerus Center: Don’t let the City Council take over. Doing either will lead to more trouble. Solutions lie elsewhere.
Kevin Cramer announced this past week that he won’t seek the Republican endorsement to run for North Dakota’s U.S. House seat next year, saying he is more likely to campaign for re-election to the state Public Service Commission.
Teachers may opt to show video later, but parents can say ‘no’ At 11 a.m. CDT Tuesday, President Barack Obama will deliver a speech to students across the country about the importance of working hard and staying in school.
The Highway Patrol has identified the two women killed in a head-on crash west of New Town. Authorities said Trivian Rush, 25, Minot and Vikilynn Standish, 27, Bismarck, died when the car they were in crossed the center line and struck a pickup truck just before 6 a.m. Sunday on state Highway 23. The patrol said Rush was driving the car.
Preliminary budget numbers show Crookston Public Schools might have to cut $1 million from its 2009-10 budget. Budget cuts are a regular occurrence, but not of this magnitude, according to Superintendent Wayne Gilman.
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