A funeral was held today in the small southern Minnesota town of Kasson for 13-year old Rachel Ehmke.
Minnesota school officials watched with interest in recent years as 11 rural districts transition to four-day weeks. Many administrators are considering the switch as a cost-saving measure, but the process is difficult and complex.
With a little coaxing, more than a dozen students from Kellogg Middle School in Rochester, Minn., spoke with members of the Governor's Task Force on the Prevention of School Bullying.
Gov. Mark Dayton's Task Force on the Prevention of School Bullying will hold listening sessions in Rochester on Thursday, as part of an effort to come up with suggestions to strengthen the state's anti-bullying law.
Do you feel smarter when you pop a piece of peppermint candy or gum in your mouth? How about after a quick walk? Or a snack? Teachers at Avalon School hope they've found a new way to increase student test scores.
Minneapolis public school teachers' new contract adds four days to the school calendar beginning this fall.
A new study released by the University of Minnesota found that families in districts with four-day school weeks take shorter vacations.
A St. Paul high school is remembering a student they describe as someone extraordinary, who died in a freak accident Thursday night.
A state expert on addiction says Minnesota needs to do a better job of monitoring prescription drug abuse, which is being blamed for an increase in heroin overdose deaths. Officials say the number of heroin-related deaths in three metro-area counties nearly tripled last year.
St. Paul city officials on Thursday opened two electric car charging stations, the first of their kind in the state to use solar power.
A fire that burned 1,600 acres of forest and grassland in north central Minnesota is now completely contained.
State officials are warning people not to eat dried "uneviscerated" fish after 1,500 pounds of the product was embargoed at specialty wholesalers and markets in the Twin Cities.
Doctors at Children's Hospital and Clinics of Minnesota are working to raise the body temperature of an 8-year-old boy who survived a plunge into a frigid northern Minnesota lake on Friday.
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About 50 protestors with the Occupy movement converged on Mayor R.T. Rybak's city hall office on Monday.
A mother who takes her toddler to a home day care in Brooklyn Park discovered three adults shot to death inside the home early Monday morning, according to police.