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Highland Park High School students walk out  KARE11.com

ST PAUL, Minn. — About 150 Highland Park High School students walked out of school on Thursday. The move was meant to call on the St. Paul Public School ...



'N-bomb' controversy at Highland Park schools sparks walkout  MSR News Online

Students at Highland Park Senior High School staged a walkout last week to protest the use of the N-word by a White teacher.



Highland Park Middle School teacher placed on leave after using 'racist' language to describe Black students  MSR News Online

A Highland Park High School teacher has been placed on administrative leave after a video surfaced on social media showing the teacher using “racist and ...



Sunrise Snapshot: Thursday, May 23  KARE11.com

Here's what you need to know heading into Thursday.



Judge grants public access to most Damond trial evidence  MinnPost

Some sunlight. The AP reports (via KSTP): “A judge is granting access to most of the exhibits from the trial of a former Minneapolis police officer who shot an ...



Minnesota schools show support for Los Angeles teachers' strike  KARE11.com

ST PAUL, Minn. — Right now, about 30,000 teachers are on strike in Los Angeles. They are protesting issues such as teacher pay and class size. But those ...



Numbers are no problem for these stars at the Minnesota math bowl  St. Paul Pioneer Press

Top high school math students from across the state on Monday made complicated equations look easy as pi. The 342 students from 52 high schools competed ...



St. Paul Central's Mary Mackbee hears the praises  Star Tribune

For 26 years, Mary Mackbee, principal of St. Paul's Central High, not only walked hallways but attended band and choir concerts and cheered on athletes in the ...



St. Paul DFL to host precinct caucuses citywide Sunday  St. Paul Pioneer Press

Rain, sun, sleet or shine, the St. Paul DFL will host precinct caucuses citywide at 2:30 p.m. Sunday to select delegates to the ward conventions, where ...



Soccer Foundation wants four futsal courts at St. Paul schools, Parks and Rec sites  St. Paul Pioneer Press

Tennis, basketball or futsal? The U.S. Soccer Foundation has approached St. Paul Parks and Recreation about the possibility of converting underused outdoor ...



Students Head Back To School, Some With New Start Times  WCCO | CBS Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — This Tuesday morning, summer is over for hundreds of thousands of Minnesota school children. The day after Labor Day traditionally ...



Aune powers St. Paul Highland Park past Central  St. Paul Pioneer Press

Whether it's offense or defense, Josh Aune can do it all. The Highland Park running back had 106 yards rushing, a touchdown and a safety to lead the Scots to a ...



St. Paul City Council candidate forums, DFL conventions posted  St. Paul Pioneer Press

With all seven St. Paul City Council posts up for grabs in November, the election season is already underway. There will be no political primary — and no limit to ...



JROTC could be coming to St. Paul’s Highland Park High  St. Paul Pioneer Press

Already home to nearly half the Junior ROTC programs in the state, St. Paul Public Schools is looking to add another at Highland Park High School.



Abdisalam Adam joins Fridley Public Schools Board - Mshale  Mshale African Community Newspaper

Abdisalam Adam, an assistant principal at Minnesota's second largest school district has been elected to join the Fridley Public Schools board. He was born and ...



For some, life continues out in the cold — Como Zoo’s polar bears included  St. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities schools were closed as were some businesses Tuesday, giving many the opportunity to enjoy winter's deep freeze from the couch. But there were ...



St. Paul high schools to start later but change delayed until 2019-20  Star Tribune

Three years into a debate that has divided district parents, the St. Paul school board decided Tuesday night to push back high school start times citywide — but ...



Bundle up: As hospitals see increase in frostbite cases, you should know the warning signs  St. Paul Pioneer Press

Wind chill values across the Twin Cities are expected to hit 43 below as cold blustery winds rip through the metro area Tuesday. Overnight the numbers get ...



Closs escape bittersweet for families of other missing people...  West Central Tribune

ST. PAUL — When an abducted 13-year-old girl escaped to safety in Wisconsin, relatives of other missing people expressed relief for Jayme Closs and her ...



Use of cops in schools under scrutiny in St. Paul, Minneapolis  Star Tribune

Recent events have produced sharp contrasts in how school resource officers — cops in the schools — are viewed locally, and their use in St. Paul and ...



Jack Morris joins Dave Winfield, Paul Molitor in St. Paul wing at Hall of Fame  St. Paul Pioneer Press

Jack Morris took center stage on Sunday in Cooperstown, N.Y., with more than 50000 fans in front of him, and a pair of St. Paul baseball legends behind him.



BB guns on Highland Park hockey trip lead to athletic director’s suspension  TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

The Highland Park High School athletic director was suspended without pay for one day earlier this year after several students were found to have played with ...



Twin Cities mayors praise high school debaters  Star Tribune

Mayors Frey and Carter judged some of the Twin Cities' most argumentative high schoolers on their performances.



Source: FC Minnesota and Minnesota TwinStars to forge partnership  E Pluribus Loonum

NPSL side Minnesota Twinstars and MASL side, FC Minnesota, are coming together to create a club partnership. The two clubs have been in rumored ...



Jack Morris: The power pitcher from St. Paul makes his way to baseball's Hall of Fame  Star Tribune

Jack Morris was down to the final words of his Hall of Fame induction speech. He had, to his satisfaction, summed up an 18-year career that took him from St.



St. Paul, charter deal creates high school path for language immersion  TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Two St. Paul public high schools will guarantee admission for charter school students in a rare partnership meant to build pathways for language instruction.



MapleBrook/TwinStars Merger Raises Questions Regarding Branding  E Pluribus Loonum

A tweet from Maplebrook Soccer raises questions about the future of the Minnesota TwinStars.



North Shore Death Notices Dec. 17 - Dec. 23 | Highland Park  Skokie, IL Patch

The following death notices were added to funeral homes serving the North Shore area in the past week. Those homes have provided obituaries for some of ...



St. Paul school board votes to reduce police presence in schools  Star Tribune

The St. Paul school board voted Tuesday to reduce the number of police officers patrolling its schools. The idea of trimming the number of school resource ...



St. Paul assistant principal quits job, accused of stealing nearly $190K from Wisconsin church  TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

A St. Paul school administrator accused of stealing from her Wisconsin church has resigned her job after a 19-week period of paid administrative leave. Aug.



Husband aims to pay back Wis. church after theft by ex-St. Paul school administrator  St. Paul Pioneer Press

HUDSON, Wis. — The husband of a former St. Paul school administrator who stole more than $200,000 from her church was sentenced Monday to three months ...



College football: Winona State gets bigger in the trenches with 16-player recruiting class  Winona Daily News

The state of Wisconsin was good to the Winona State University football team on National Signing Day this year, as 10 of the 16 players to sign National Letters ...



Husband of ex-St. Paul assistant principal to plead guilty to church theft  St. Paul Pioneer Press

The husband of a former St. Paul school administrator is expected to plead guilty next week for his role in stealing over $200,000 from a Wisconsin church.



It’s Sherlock’s home, in St. Paul’s Highland Park  TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Yes, it's cool that a high school student built a facsimile of Sherlock Holmes' 221B Baker Street residence in his Highland Park home but, as playwright Jeffrey ...



The world's game becomes St. Paul's game  Park Bugle

Mayor Chris Coleman has seen his share of high school soccer games. His son played in the St. Paul City Conference at Highland Park High School, which ...



High school football: Highland Park 49, St. Croix Lutheran 23  TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Highland Park football coach David Zeitchick gathered his team near the goal line after its 49-23 rout of St. Croix Lutheran on Friday night. “I don't know what ...



St. Paul board to vote in October on school start-time changes  Star Tribune

Pushing back start times to allow St. Paul high schoolers to sleep longer has proved elusive for district leaders, and a proposal presented Tuesday to school ...



Highland Park Strings Presents THE NEW WORLD SYMPHONY in Free Concert  Broadway World

Highland Park Strings, under the direction of Principal Conductor Dr. Robert G. Hasty, is pleased to conclude its 40th anniversary season with THE NEW ...



St. Paul school board uncertain about adding student  TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Highland Park junior James Farnsworth went before the St. Paul school board last month and announced his interest in serving alongside them. Two weeks later ...



Snelling Avenue's incongruous, winding bluff origins: Walk along it with trepidation  MinnPost

Most of the rest of Snelling is as straight as a cruise missile, barreling through the urban landscape. This meandering portion stretches around the topography of ...



St. Paul school climate task force short on specifics, board says  St. Paul Pioneer Press

A school climate task force forged during contentious teacher negotiations has produced little in the way of concrete steps forward for St. Paul Public Schools.



EDITORIAL | Opposition to JROTC program in St. Paul high school is shortsighted  Star Tribune

The pushback was passionate from a few community members after a St. Paul high school principal proposed offering an Air Force Junior Reserve Officer ...



St. Paul district seeks a fresh start with in-school officers  Star Tribune

After a rocky end to the 2015-16 school year, the St. Paul School District is tackling the controversy surrounding school resource officers (sworn law enforcement ...



Top 10 Texas High School Quarterbacks Currently In the NFL  FOXSports.com

Over the last 20 years, Texas high school football has been a factory when it comes to putting pro-level quaterback talent into the NFL. Many of the top ...



St. Paul classroom staff to shrink by about 100 next year  TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Faced with declining enrollment and a modest state aid increase, St. Paul Public Schools plans to eliminate about 100 classroom positions next year.



Walkout at one St. Paul high school was about more than just school shootings  St. Paul Pioneer Press

Students at the High School for the Recording Arts in St. Paul are no strangers to gun violence, and they've said enough is enough. Over the past year, the ...



St. Paul Highland Park Football Led By Gophers Commitment Josh Aune  KSTP.com

St. Paul Highland Park high school is getting more attention than in recent years because of star linebacker/safety/receiver/running back/quarterback Josh Aune.



NPSL North Roundup; Week 1, 2019  E Pluribus Loonum

Duluth FC hosted Sioux Falls Thunder in the NPSL North's Opening Weekend Match.



Hundreds of St. Paul students walk out, protest gun violence at Capitol  Star Tribune

Schools around St. Paul joined forces and spread the word on social media about the march.



No argument here: Highland debate duo are national champs  TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

If you're of the opinion the federal government should scale back how much information it collects about citizens, Ian Dill has a few words for you: You're ...



St. Paul sees toned-down role for school cops  Star Tribune

As school resource officers — cops in the schools — draw scrutiny locally and nationally, St. Paul Public Schools is seeing officers play less of an enforcement ...



State Nordic skiing: Highland Park boys, girls hoping to leave their mark  St. Paul Pioneer Press

The Scots' Nordic boys and girls ski teams both won team titles at last week's Section 3 meet at Theodore Wirth Park in Minneapolis to qualify for Thursday's ...



Ranking 10,010 Girls By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10010 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.



A soggy start for St. Paul schools  St. Paul Pioneer Press

Rain didn't seem to dampen the spirits of students arriving for the first day of classes at St. Paul Public Schools on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016. Tags: St. Paul Public ...



St. Paul students talk policy, on-the-ground reality with board members  MinnPost

A group of students recently presented a list of recommendations to the St. Paul school board on how the district could better support inclusivity in its schools.



OPINION EXCHANGE | Junior ROTC offers opportunities, and results, for students  Star Tribune

In “'Not' military recruitment, but quite like it” (Nov. 28), the authors commented on the suitability of Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps programs in St. Paul's ...



Versatile Amitri Collins-Westlund helped fill Scots’ QB void  St. Paul Pioneer Press

Amitri Collins-Westlund has filled Highland Park's QB void with his arm and legs, leading Highland Park's offense to an average of 28 points a game.



Gathering at St. Paul’s High Bridge urges suicide prevention  TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

About 150 people gathered Sunday morning on St. Paul's High Bridge to hang purple-and-turquoise ribbons to promote suicide awareness and prevention.



Possible Changes Coming to Mississippi River  KSTP

Big changes are being proposed for the Mississippi River. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is looking at removing both the upper and lower St. Anthony Falls ...



Gay teacher speaks out about being fired from Totino-Grace  Minneapolis Star Tribune

A Twin Cities teacher shares her thoughts in a national blog about being fired from Totino-Grace High School in 2013 because she is a lesbian.



Family of teen missing from St. Paul for 24 years says goodbye  St. Paul Pioneer Press

Hang Lee's family always waited for her to come home, but they also accepted the grim reality as the years passed after she disappeared in St. Paul when she ...



St. Paul community rallies to help family injured in horrific crash in Iowa  St. Paul Pioneer Press

Four members of the Buck family of St. Paul were seriously injured during a snowstorm in Iowa on Dec. 29, 2017, when their Toyota Camry was struck from ...



After controversies, St. Paul schools and new superintendent press on with racial equity work  St. Paul Pioneer Press

Controversial consultants and the superintendent who hired them are gone, but St. Paul Public Schools leaders say they are no less committed to closing gaps ...



These metro area National Merit semifinalists are in the top 1 percent  St. Paul Pioneer Press

These east metro and western Wisconsin students are semifinalists for National Merit Scholarships.



Top grads 2014: St. Paul  TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

AGAPE. Sandra Luz Morales Rivero. Parents: Martha Rivero and Alejandro Morales. College, major: University of St. Thomas, electrical engineering. Quote: “In ...



Twins’ Garvin Alston says Dakota Chalmers could be an ‘organization changer’  St. Paul Pioneer Press

DETROIT — Shortly after the Twins acquired 21-year-old right-hander Dakota Chalmers from the Oakland A's for closer Fernando Rodney, Twins pitching coach ...



An impassioned debater: St. Paul Central’s Ayaan Natala  Pioneer Press

Ayaan Natala's opponent spoke at the ultra-fast clip of experienced debaters. Natala hesitated at the podium. He looked dapper in a suit, “like he was heading to ...



A mystery that tortures her family, a photo that haunts St. Paul police  Pioneer Press

Koua Lee was 15 when he last saw his sister and she said the words he's never forgotten. As Hang Lee walked out the door of their St. Paul home, Koua went to ...



Minnehaha Academy students get first look at temporary home  Star Tribune

Students displaced by blast last month check out their temporary school.



Sex offender’s case might bring answers in St. Paul girl’s 1993 disappearance  St. Paul Pioneer Press

More than 23 years since a St. Paul teenager vanished, police have received new information in the case. Hang Lee, 17, was last seen in 1993 with Mark Steven ...



Student news: Highland Park High School young artists create Found Art  MyCentralJersey.com

Student achiever news from:Alvernia University, Delaware Valley University, DeSales University, Ithaca College, Lafayette College, Marist College, Miami ...



St. Paul student, 20, dies in Bolivia crash  Pioneer Press

A 20-year-old college student originally from St. Paul died Sunday, Jan. 6, after a Land Rover crash while traveling in South America, according to a ...



Summer books: Teachers talk about reading  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Reading is going away and then being able to come home. When I was a little girl, my mom worked a lot and was hardly home. While that may sound freeing, ...



Police ID 3 shot in busy Uptown area; woman, 21, was shot in the neck  Star Tribune

Police on Sunday identified the three people who were shot in the busy Uptown entertainment district of Minneapolis shortly after bar closing over the weekend.



High school tennis coach arrested on sexual misconduct charges  Minneapolis Star Tribune

A former varsity tennis coach at Visitation School in Mendota Heights has been charged with sexual misconduct for a yearlong relationship with a girl on his ...



Family of former St. Paul woman killed in Boston in 1972 finally has some answers  Pioneer Press

After Ellen Rutchick, formerly of St. Paul, was murdered in her Boston apartment 38 years ago, her family chose not to focus on the young woman's death, but to ...



Students hurt when bus and truck collide in St. Paul  Star Tribune

Seven students suffered minor injuries Friday afternoon when their school bus and a pickup truck collided in St. Paul. The bus, which was carrying 34 students ...



OPINION EXCHANGE | Junior ROTC: 'Not' military recruitment, but quite like it  Star Tribune

Recently, St. Paul residents have expressed conflicting views over whether to establish a Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) program at Highland ...



Making the Hall of Fame has only begun to change Jack Morris’ life  St. Paul Pioneer Press

Demand for Jack Morris, a 254-game winner and member of four World Series championship clubs, will only go up between now and Cooperstown induction ...



Woody Harrelson's 'Wilson' film shoot ends with wrap party at the CC Club  Minneapolis Star Tribune

After he showed up at some of the biggest rock shows of summer in the Twin Cities, including the Basilica Block Party and Rock the Garden, Woody Harrelson ...



Obituary: Steven Bickel, Hollywood executive and St. Paul native  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Friends will gather in Minneapolis on Friday to remember film executive and St. Paul native Steven Bickel, whose big ideas and drive to make it in show ...



Linda Williams  Twin Cities Daily Planet

For years, Mike Hoyt, a Central Neighborhood resident, watched his neighbor Rosa Pacheco struggle to get her 9-year-old nephew Emanuel to school.



Transfer students surge, force changes at University of Minnesota  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Nikolai Fjelstad was one of the University of Minnesota's rejects. Now he's a sophomore. Low grades and an unimpressive 18 on his ACT in high school made ...



Prep football: Highland assistant coach Elliott Vang helps introduce Hmong to America’s game  Pioneer Press

As an 8-year-old, Elliott Vang scurried around his St. Paul home looking for loose change. And not just any coins. His search was very specific. Vang used ...



Where’s the first luge used by Greece in the Olympics? In St. Paul  St. Paul Pioneer Press

The late Spiro Pina made Olympic history in 1994 when he became the first man to compete in luge for Greece. Pina, a native of St. Paul and a dual citizen of ...



Teens rush to drivers schools before new Jan. 1 rules  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Minnesota teenagers are encountering gridlock as they rush to finish behind-the-wheel training before new statewide driver's license rules requiring more ...



Depth of Field: Dease Scholarship Day  University of St. Thomas Newsroom

Highland Park Senior High School senior Vanessa De La Vega Meza thought she was sitting down to an interview. Little did she know, she was about to receive ...



Jack Morris and his dual affair with Detroit and Minnesota  MLive.com

Pitching great remains close to the Tigers as well as hometown Twins.



Rashad Turner of Black Lives Matter St. Paul vows to 'build bridges'  Star Tribune

Still a rebel, Rashad Turner embraces his diplomatic side and runs for the state House.



Spring 'Nerf Wars' warning for parents  Valley News Live

Warnings are continuing for parents and educators in the twin cities as 'Nerf Wars' heats up. And it's already proven to be a deadly game.



For Twin Cities teens, reading is a social experience  TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Last October, Gigi Lefebvre grabbed her dog-eared copy of “The Maze Runner” and headed to the Roseville Library to hear author James Dashner. The St. Paul ...



Resentment melts away as Jack Morris finally makes the Hall of Fame  St. Paul Pioneer Press

There was a time when Jack Morris carried some resentment toward those who kept him from the National Baseball Hall of Fame. But there are no hard feelings ...



Walkout Highlights, Coast to Coast: Recapping the Student Protests and the Sights and Sounds That Helped #Enough Trend on Social Media  The 74

For more news on the reactions to the national walkout — and our continuing reporting on gun deaths and injuries at schools across the country — sign up for ...



Your ultimate guide to 45 books to read this summer  Star Tribune

The curse of becoming an English teacher, said Ursula Becker (top, left) of St. Paul's Highland Park High School, is that you love to read, but you don't have the ...



St. Paul: Harding High’s IB program is diverse — and demanding  Pioneer Press

On Harding High School senior Abdi Dirie's bucket list: build an artificial intelligence system. Direct an indie movie and start a charity to fight epilepsy.



Jie Ming immersion school in St. Paul rings in a new year  Minneapolis Star Tribune

More St. Paul families are choosing Jie Ming Mandarin Immersion Academy.



Homelessness rising in Minnesota, especially among families and children  Pioneer Press

At the Dorothy Day Center in downtown St. Paul, the homeless folks seeking shelter in the overnight drop-in center don't always fit the stereotype of the grizzled ...



Discussion on cops in schools fires up Mpls. school board meeting  Star Tribune

Community members raised red flags about cops in schools at the Tuesday Minneapolis school board meeting before the board approved an extension of a ...



PJ Fleck lands highest ranked recruiting class in Minnesota history  KMSP-TV

In his first full season leading the Gophers football program, P.J. Fleck's staff has signed the highest-ranked class in University of Minnesota history.



Our food writers hunt down answers to your restaurant-related questions  TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Eat section readers sure have a lot of questions, about where to hold parties, where to get an authentic Irish breakfast and more. We do our best to answer you ...



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