Working For The Weekend: Holiday Best BetsDecember is here and that means the holiday season is in full swing. There are a ton of ways to get into the festive spirit.
Excellent Educator: Jon Kroeze Of Calvin Christian SchoolJon Kroeze has taught at Calvin Christian School for 18 years.
WWII Veteran Turns Terrible Memories Into Invaluable SupportThis Thanksgiving, a Minnesota World War II veteran doesn't take anything for granted. Joe Kovar was awarded the Purple Heart after surviving Battle of the Bulge, the bloodiest battle in U.S. history.
Excellent Educator: Glacier Hills' Maureen CannonWhen many people contemplate retirement, they take up new hobbies, travel or play golf. When one social worker retired, she knew exactly where she wanted to be.
Excellent Educator: Chelsea Heights Elementary's Laura EricksonThey say the ultimate compliments are from your peers. For a teacher, they're even better from someone with years of experience in the classroom.
Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best BetsIt's the Deer Hunting Opener this weekend in Minnesota. However, if you're more of a "bargain hunter," there are some great deals and places to shop this weekend.
Excellent Educator: Clover Ridge Elementary's Laura McCaghyWe know teachers work very hard to make a difference in their students' lives. By doing so they often have an impact on parents’ lives as well. That's why some parents wanted to be there as we surprised Mrs. Laura McCaghy at Clover Ridge Elementary in Chaska.
Working For The Weekend: Getting Out Over MEAIt's MEA week and that means many kids are off of school Thursday and Friday. Here are some fun things to check out during the long weekend.
Excellent Educator: Dawn Slattery At Orchard Lake ElementaryIt is hard to tell who is most excited at Orchard Lake Elementary in Lakeville for this week's Excellent Educator -- the teacher or the students. The students scream and shout for their teacher Mrs. Dawn Slattery, a veteran teacher in the classroom, and she embraces new techniques to engage students.
Working For The Weekend: Get Into The Spooky Spirit!Halloween is just around the corner. The season of screams and scares is here. There are plenty of events going on around the Twin Cities this weekend to get you into the spooky spirit!
Excellent Educator: Red Pine Elementary's Laurie HermanMost elementary school teachers are responsible for about 25 – 30 students. This week's Excellent Educator has about 25 times that amount.
Working For The Weekend: Harvest & OktoberfestsThe work week is winding down and that means you may already be Workin' for the Weekend. Here are five ways to celebrate the fall season.

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