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U.S. plans major investment program with Colombia
Biden says all U.S. governors should mandate masks to slow pandemic
U.N. Security Council starts Iran arms embargo vote, result Friday
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General weather for the last two weeks of August
Aces roll past Lynx after Minnesota's Fowles exits
Loons to keep playing without center piece Ike Opara, but reinforcement coming
Adam Thielen’s new role with Vikings: veteran mentor
Twins need offense to pick up the pace in later innings
Nebraska wants to be in Big Ten, ends talk of playing outside conference this fall
August 13, 2020
Bismarck School District backpedals on decision to hold in-person classes 5 days a week
BISMARCK — The Bismarck School Board voted 3-2 on Wednesday, Aug. 12, to begin the 2020-21 school year with hybrid learning for all schools,...
August 13, 2020 - 4:39pm
August 12, 2020
Burnsville instructor is named Minnesota’s Teacher of the Year
ST. PAUL -- A Burnsville elementary school teacher was named the 2020 Teacher of the Year last week by Education Minnesota. Qorsho Hassan is...
August 12, 2020 - 11:22am
Port: We don't need to die on every hill
MINOT, N.D. — It wasn't a tweet I thought would be all that controversial. In Illinois, a local school district told parents that students...
August 12, 2020 - 6:00am
August 9, 2020
Tribune Opinion: All must work together to open schools
This editorial is the opinion of the West Central Tribune's Editorial Board, in Willmar, Minn. As Minnesota's school board members, administrators,...
August 9, 2020 - 10:00am
Why isn't Minnesota doing mass coronavirus testing for college students but North Dakota is?
FARGO — North Dakota is ramping up efforts to get every college and university student tested for coronavirus, but Minnesota is advising its...
August 9, 2020 - 8:00am
August 8, 2020
Dickinson's school year will start 5 days later for professional development days
DICKINSON, N.D. — The Dickinson Public School District's request to push the start of the 2020-21 school year to Sept. 2 was approved Thursday...
August 8, 2020 - 3:00pm
August 6, 2020
$2M in federal student support grants awarded to ND colleges, universities
GRAND FORKS — Federal grants meant to support students are on their way to five colleges and universities in North Dakota. The U.S. Department...
August 6, 2020 - 3:49pm
4-H in 2-D: Minnesota hands-on learning program goes online
DULUTH — Sarah Winter was on the hunt for distancing-friendly activities for her children this summer. “We’re pretty quarantined,” she...
August 6, 2020 - 8:00am
August 5, 2020
Minnesota will put $3 million of Volkswagen settlement fund in electric school buses
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency will invest $3 million in the replacement of older, diesel-powered school buses with new...
August 5, 2020 - 6:33pm
Long-time Grand Forks music teacher resigns amid COVID-19 uncertainty in schools
GRAND FORKS — After nearly 40 years in music education, Christie Aleshire has decided to resign her position as music teacher at Century Elementary...
August 5, 2020 - 5:00pm
August 4, 2020
North Dakota higher-ed system expands its coronavirus testing plan
GRAND FORKS — North Dakota’s higher education system is expanding its coronavirus testing plan to include more cities and testing opportunities...
August 4, 2020 - 6:31pm
Port: Keeping schools closed may be more dangerous than the virus
MINOT, N.D. — The argument against holding in-person classes this fall in our K-12 schools is obvious. COVID-19 is still very much with us....
August 4, 2020 - 4:32pm
August 3, 2020
Pool testing aims to save ND resources, money
GRAND FORKS — Coronavirus pool testing could be an effective way to save supplies and money as testing across North Dakota ramps up in anticipation...
August 3, 2020 - 5:54pm
State education association blasts Noem campaign email encouraging school 'without masks'
PIERRE, S.D. — An email from Kristi Noem’s campaign that encourages families to send their children back to school sans masks is being criticized...
August 3, 2020 - 4:56pm
Complete your COVID-19 back-to-school checklist
(Tribune News Service) -- Families and school districts are weighing difficult decisions on whether to return to school in person, online or...
August 3, 2020 - 2:46pm