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  • Minnesota Department of Education

    ROSEVILLE – Seventeen schools previously identified as Priority schools and 10 schools previously designated as Focus schools will no longer carry that status due to their substantial progress in raising achievement for all students and …

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    02 Oct 13
  • American Red Cross

    The American Red Cross Northern Minnesota Region announces its call for 2014 Heroes Awards nominations. The Red Cross Heroes Awards recognize everyday people who perform extraordinary acts of courage and kindness. The 2014 Heroes Awards …

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    02 Oct 13
  • Kid Eating Sandwich

    LOCALLY GROWN, FAR FROM USUAL Looking to add some pizzazz to ordinary garden fare?  Ready to try some new colors and tastes without leaving homegrown?  What are these unusual garden and orchard suspects, and why …

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    02 Oct 13
  • Jay McNamar

    ST. PAUL, MN – On Monday, September 30, Governor Mark Dayton, Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk, House Speaker Paul Thissen, Management and Budget Commissioner Jim Schowalter, and Education Commissioner Brenda Cassellius announced that Minnesota schools …

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    01 Oct 13
  • Garfield Elementary

    Garfield Elementary, a K-6 elementary school in the Alexandria School District (#206), has been awarded the 2013 National Blue Ribbon School Award by the U.S. Department of Education. Schools across the nation were selected for …

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    27 Sep 13
  • MNsure

     St. Paul, Minnesota — This week, the Obama Administration released information on premiums in the 36 states where the federal government is setting up health insurance exchanges, along with average premium costs for 47 states. …

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    26 Sep 13
  • Smoking Cigarette

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — As tobacco sellers feared, Minnesota’s increased tax on cigarettes has dampened sales since taking effect on July 1. On Thursday, early Department of Revenue figures show a double-digit percentage fall in …

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    26 Sep 13
  • Hunger Free Minnesota

    SAVAGE, Minn. (AP) — More than a million pounds of Minnesota sweet corn is being donated to feed hungry people around the nation this year, thanks to a program aimed at redirecting food that would …

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    26 Sep 13