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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 ...



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 ...



'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.



St. Paul teacher suspended after student records pornographic website displayed on teacher’s laptop  St. Paul Pioneer Press

A St. Paul teacher and coach served a 10-day suspension this year after his personal computer was seen displaying a pornographic website in his classroom.



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

The strike in Los Angeles is protesting issues such as teacher pay and class size.



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 ...



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.



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 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 ...



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 ...



2019 Winfield Award finalists announced  MSR News Online

Winners have been announced for the annual Winfield Awards Banquet, which will be held on June 2.



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 ...



Sunrise Snapshot: Thursday, May 23  KARE11.com

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



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



MapleBrook/TwinStars Merger Raises Questions Regarding Branding  E Pluribus Loonum

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



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



Chicago high schools pull yearbooks over Nazi, white supremacist-linked content  The Times of Israel

Highland Park senior uses quote by Hitler's propaganda czar Goebbels; nearby schools spend over $50000 re-printing yearbooks with problematic photos.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Inclusive youth cycling league brings riders from across the state to Mankato  Mankato Free Press

Approximately 1500 youth riders are competing in the Minnesota High School Cycling League State Championship this weekend at Mount Kato.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Jayme Closs’ return brings bittersweet hope to families of others who are missing  St. Paul Pioneer Press

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



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



$870 million: The 10-year cost of upgrading St. Paul’s public school buildings  TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

To search the plan documents, click here or scroll to the bottom of this story. St. Paul Public Schools has identified $870 million in building improvements to take ...



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 ...



St. Paul’s newest hall of famer Jack Morris ‘just didn’t accept losing’  St. Paul Pioneer Press

St. Paul's Jack Morris will be different from most players in the Baseball Hall of Fame, remembered less for a particular skill than for a hot-tempered will to win ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Lakeville mayoral candidate questionnaire 2018 | Sun This Week  ECM Publishers

Lakeville residents will see two mayoral candidates on the ballot this fall vying for a four-year term. Incumbent Doug Anderson is running for his second term.



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.



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

Students arrive at Highland Park Middle School and Highland Park High School on the first day of classes for St. Paul Public Schools on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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 ...



NPSL North Roundup; Week 1, 2019  E Pluribus Loonum

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



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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

Data show higher high school graduation rates, lower dropout rates and a higher GPA.



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 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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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

Seven of the 34 students on the bus suffered minor injuries.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Crowder commit Singer named Gatorade Missouri POY - Sports  Neosho Daily News

CHICAGO — In its 34th year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company has announced Aurora High School's Gage Singer as its ...



Minnehaha Academy students get first look at temporary home  Star Tribune

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



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



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

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



High School Sports: The 2018-2019 NHSCA Academic All Americans are announced (5/9/19)  Marshall County Tribune

The National High School Coaches Association (NHSCA) is proud to announce the 2019 High School Academic All-Americans for the 2018-2019 school year.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



St. Paul astronaut visits Farnsworth  Lillie News

It's not every day you get to talk with an astronaut, let alone have lunch with one. The students at Farnsworth Aerospace Pre-K-8 were able to do that and more ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



High school tennis coach accused of sexual misconduct  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 ...



Sea Cadets come to rescue after motorcycle crash  KARE

When we saw the bikers and we all jumped out we didn't really think about it, it was just instinct to go and help those people,” said Airman Alex Campuzano, ...



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 ...



James ‘Jimmy’ Basta, co-owner of Italian Pie Shoppe restaurants, dies at 51  Pioneer Press

A strict but well-liked co-owner and general manager of the Italian Pie Shoppe restaurants died last week after a short battle with lung cancer. James E. “Jimmy” ...



Cowboys nominate Highland Park High's Randy Allen for Coach of Year  Cowboys Wire

The NFL involves itself in all levels of football. Today, the league office announced the nominees for the Don Shula NFL High School Coach of the Year award.



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.



St. Paul student researches, honors 2 soldiers killed in WWII  TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

World War II ended 70 years ago, nearly as distant an event to us today as the Civil War was to those alive during the 1940s. But Emma Mulhern, a 14-year-old ...



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 ...



Henry Sibley High principal to depart at end of year  Pioneer Press

Less than a year after joining the district, Henry Sibley High School Principal Ryan Redetzke plans to leave the job at the end of the school year. In an email ...



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 ...



Four fab memories: Revisit the Beatles' Met Stadium concert 50 years later  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Relive Beatlemania through the eyes of four people who were at the Mop Tops' Met Stadium concert 50 years ago Friday.



Student news: Public voting begins for Sixth Annual Protect Me with 3+ Contest  MyCentralJersey.com

Several Central Jersey students are finalists for the sixth annual Protect Me With 3+ immunization awareness contest, sponsored by the Partnership for Maternal ...



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