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Free Summer Meals For School Kids In Need

When school closes, many children find themselves dealing with a difficult problem — the loss of a nutritious meal each day. That’s because they may not be able to get one at home. That’s why there are programs like the Summer Food Service run by the Minnesota Department of Education.

06/10/2013

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Donations Being Accepted For Peter Hobart Silent Auction

In the wake of the gravel slide incident that rocked Peter Hobart Elementary School, many Minnesotans are looking for a way to help the students and their families, including parents of classmates. One of those parents also happens to own a cheesecake shop, with plenty of room for donations.

05/26/2013

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Students, Parents Shaken Following St. Paul Park Tragedy

Parents ran into a St. Louis Park elementary school “sick and heartbroken” Wednesday following a gravel slide that authorities say left one fourth-grader dead, two others injured and one missing.

05/22/2013

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Nearly 50 Elementary Students Fall Ill After Camp Pepin Trip

Nearly 50 elementary school students are sick following a trip to YMCA Camp Pepin earlier this week, officials say. Farmington Schools Superintendent Jay Haugen said a group of fifth graders from Akin Road Elementary brought the illness – which is reportedly acting like a norovirus – with them to the camp earlier this week.

05/17/2013

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Twin Cities Students Reflect On Life Of Jackie Robinson

Students from Farnsworth Aerospace Magnet School today watched “42,” the story of Jackie Robinson.

04/29/2013

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Positively Minnesota: Nonprofit Teaching Youth Life Through Art

A north Minneapolis non-profit center that teaches youth life through art is producing some surprising results.

04/25/2013

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Online MCA Test Glitches Causing Headaches, Delay

Dozens of Minnesota school districts are in the midst of MCA standardized testing, one of the most stressful weeks of the year for students.

04/24/2013

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Bon Jovi Giving 6 Augsburg Students The Rock-Star Treatment

Next Sunday, Bon Jovi will be rocking the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.

03/29/2013

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Gopher Fans Look To Future After Tubby’s Termination

March 22, 2007 was the day that Tubby Smith made the move from Kentucky to Minnesota. He felt the love right away. But six years later, Tubby is gone. And Gopher fans aren’t really sure what to make of his time here.

03/25/2013

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Abuse Report At Rochester HS May Not Have Followed Kyle’s Law

A family who has fought for years to protect vulnerable children says a story WCCO first shared this week means more needs to be done.

02/17/2013

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With Anti-Bullying Message, Metro School Campaigns For Lady Gaga

A St. Paul charter school has been busy campaigning to get Lady Gaga to visit and experience their anti-bullying message.

02/04/2013

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Best Places For Guitar Lessons

Regardless of taste in music, age or ability, you can find guitar lessons that fit your needs.

01/31/2013

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North Mpls. Science Charter School Raising The Bar

In just its second year, the Minnesota School of Science charter school in north Minneapolis is raising the bar.

01/22/2013

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53-Year-Old Twins Caravan Tradition Rolling Into 50 Communities

The Minnesota Twins are loading onto their buses this week for the annual winter caravan, crisscrossing Twins Territory to visit 50 communities.

01/16/2013

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Bloomington Girl Scouts Send Smiles To Sandy Hook

Children in the Twin Cities are trying to lift the spirits of the survivors at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

12/22/2012

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Charges: Teacher Swore At, Maliciously Punished Students

A former substitute teacher at a Bloomington elementary school is in jail after allegedly yanking a group of students out of class, cursing at them and then trying to talk with one victim while an investigation was ongoing.

12/20/2012

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Reports Of Flu-Like Sickness Jump At Minn. Schools

An infectious disease specialist with the Minnesota Department of Health says an increasing number of schools across the state are reporting flu-like illnesses.

12/19/2012

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Farmington Schools Providing iPads For All Students, Teachers

Apple’s tablet will soon be an everyday necessity for students in Farmington schools. By the end of the school year, the district will provide an iPad2 or iPad Mini to all of its 7,330 students and their teachers.

12/13/2012

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Student Weather Balloon Takes Flight Over White Bear Lake

Students at White Bear Lake Area High School got a hands-on lesson in their ‘Earth-Space Science’ class Thursday.

12/06/2012

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2 Minnesotans Named Rhodes Scholars

One of the two Minnesotans named Sunday as Rhodes Scholars wants to become a doctor dealing with global health issues. The other wants to help develop computer technology to harness the power of a patient’s mind to control artificial limbs.

11/18/2012

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High School Students To Volunteer At Polling Places

St. Paul High School students are helping out with the election on Tuesday. Students from Johnson High will be serving as election judges.

11/05/2012

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AP Surprises Students To Thank Them For YouTube Video

A “Call Me Maybe” parody inviting Adrian Peterson to a school in Rosemount has more than 280,000 hits on YouTube. But today, it got results.

10/30/2012

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‘U Of M’ Struggling To Keep Up With Mental Health Cases

New research shows one in four students at the University of Minnesota is diagnosed with a form of mental illness every year. There are so many cases, in fact, the University’s mental health services is struggling to with demand.

10/29/2012

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3 Robberies Over Weekend Near ‘U Of M’

The University of Minnesota is reminding students and pedestrians to take precautions while walking late at night after three people – two of them students – were robbed over the weekend.

10/24/2012

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College Students Rally, Oppose Voter ID Amendment

One of the most contentious issues on the ballot in Minnesota this year is the Voter ID Amendment, which would require a government-issued ID to vote.

10/23/2012

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