'Books For Africa' Donations Hit 2 Million Mark In TanzaniaTom Warth, founder of 'Books for Africa,' turned 80 on Friday. He celebrated his eighth decade right after completing a 20-mile fundraising walk in the heat and humidity of Africa.
Mpls. Board Of Education Meets To Discuss Superintendent SearchThe Minneapolis Board of Education will meet Tuesday night with plans to discuss the search for a new superintendent. In the past week, Interim Superintendent Michael Goar requested to have his name be withdrawn from consideration for the job.
Search Continues For New Superintendent Of Minneapolis Public SchoolsThe school board voted unanimously to end contract negotiations with their top candidate, Dr. Sergio Paez, Tuesday night.
Paez Out As Minneapolis Schools Superintendent CandidateSergio Paez was named the preferred candidate for the job in December. Two days later, an advocacy group released a report alleging staff at a school in Paez's former district in Holyoke, Massachusetts physically abused students during his tenure.
Minneapolis Schools Considering Plan For New Athletics ComplexMinneapolis Public Schools may soon be getting a new athletics complex. School officials are concerned that the district is falling behind other school districts when it comes to its athletic sites.
Teen Sworn In As Mpls. School Board MemberSixteen-year-old Noah Branch from Patrick Henry High School in north Minneapolis has a lot on his plate. He's not only concerned about his grades, like all students, or possibly finding a prom date -- but also the bigger issues plaguing students nowadays.
Mpls. Working To Make Sure Kahn-Noor Race Goes SmoothlyOn Primary Election Day, there's a Minneapolis race for the statehouse that's had shoving matches, fist fights and claims of voter intimidation. That's why the city is doing something it has never done before. Sergeants-at-arms have been assigned at polling places in key precincts to make sure there are no problems.
Parents Angry Over Mpls. School Board Cutting All-Day KindergartenA group of parents let the Minneapolis School Board have it on Friday. They are not happy about plans to do away with all-day kindergarten at Kenny Elementary School, as many of the district's schools will be losing hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Officials Address Tensions Following High School BrawlFive days after a racially charged brawl between hundreds of students at a Minneapolis high school, parents and community leaders are expressing concerns that enough is not being done to prevent future problems.
Minneapolis Still Waiting On Some Ballot ResultsThis morning, we're still waiting on results from a hand count in the city of Minneapolis.
Mpls. Schools Consider Moving Students In New PlanThe Minneapolis School Board will begin considering a $40 million plan Tuesday night to move 4,000 students to different schools in the next few years.
First Somali Immigrant Elected To MN Public Office