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File photo of Bill Gates. (Gabriella Demczuk/Copyright 2019 The New York Times)
Bill and Melinda Gates have spent billions to drive their agenda on education and other issues. Now, they have created a lobbying group to push even more
1 hour 42 min ago
June 18, 2019
Joshua Wynne, dean of the UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences, was named interim president of the university on Thursday, May 30. (Photo courtesy of UND Today)
Wynne takes UND's interim president job sans additional pay
21 hours 6 min ago
File photo. Discontent in downtown Fargo has a large selection of products for people who enjoy vaping. (Helmut Schmidt / The Forum)
School district, fed up with 'epidemic' vaping, to test students for nicotine
June 18, 2019 - 9:15am
June 16, 2019
Minhaj Omar, center, Jamiyrah Kemp, right, and other students display their certificates at a kindergarten graduation ceremony  at Higher Ground Academy in St. Paul last month. Out of 70 kindergartners enrolled at the charter school this school year, 39 started at age 4. Jean Pieri / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Some Minnesota schools let students begin kindergarten at age 4, but are they ready?
June 16, 2019 - 7:35am
June 15, 2019
Shea Lindsey
Prosecutors release no details in hearing for South Dakota teacher charged with abusing disabled student
June 15, 2019 - 11:31am
Ed Schafer, who served as interim president at UND prior to Mark Kennedy taking the helm, has advice for Joshua Wynne, the university's new interim president. Forum News Service
Ed Schafer's advice to Josh Wynne: 'Let the goodness of the university unfold'
June 15, 2019 - 6:30am
UND President Mark Kennedy.
The Mark Kennedy era has finished at UND
June 15, 2019 - 6:00am
Mark Kennedy discusses the budget as well as the university's strategic plan during his annual University Council address in May 2018. Photo by Eric Hylden / Grand Forks Herald
TIMELINE: A breakdown of Mark Kennedy's UND tenure
June 15, 2019 - 6:00am
June 14, 2019
Industrial hemp produces a dense stand of plants. The seeds are harvested and can be used for oil products. John M. Steiner / Forum News Service
North Dakota college aims to offer first hemp degree in the state
June 14, 2019 - 4:07pm
Flying High: For more than 100 years, the U.S. has recognized Flag Day
June 14, 2019 - 9:03am
June 13, 2019
Regents counter Kaler’s call for 2.5% tuition hike for University of Minnesota undergrads
June 13, 2019 - 5:52pm
June 12, 2019
Racial integration laws exempting charter schools might be unconstitutional, Minnesota judge rules
June 12, 2019 - 6:41pm
June 11, 2019
Watertown college selected for Workforce Playbook
June 11, 2019 - 5:23pm
Corey Prondzinski
Twin Cities high school teacher, tennis coach under investigation for 'suspicious activity'
June 11, 2019 - 10:09am
June 10, 2019
Gov. Tim Walz signed into law his first budget bill surrounded by preschool students at Bruce Vento Elementary School on Thursday, May 30, 2019. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Walz offers 'down payment' on making Minnesota the 'education state'
June 10, 2019 - 4:19pm