MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — These are the four stories you need to know about for Monday, August 15. They include the reported dissolution of world’s biggest boy band of our era, and another potentially rough week for investors.

School Starts For Some Minnesotans

Time to sharpen those pencils and wait for the bus, as classes begin for students enrolled in Minneapolis Public Schools. More than 35,000 students attend Minneapolis schools. While many private schools start next Monday, Aug. 31, most public schools still start the day after Labor Day, which is Sept. 8 this year.

Apprehension On Wall Street

Wall Street is bracing for another rocky week after the Dow Jones fell nearly 531 points in its last session Friday, capping the market’s worst week since 2011. Asian stocks fell further Monday morning over worldwide concerns about China’s economic slowdown.

Scott Brown Gets Hole-In-One

It’s not every day you get a high five from Tiger Woods, but that’s what happened after Scott Brown got a hole in one Sunday. It was the first round of the Wyndham Championship in North Carolina. Brown hit the ace on Hole 3, which was a par 3 shot. It was his first time playing alongside Woods, so there was a big crowd there to cheer after the shot.

‘Best Song Ever’ No More

The hearts of teenagers are breaking everywhere as insiders say One Direction is breaking up. A source told British paper The Sun that the superstar boy group will disband in March. The decision comes just months after Zayn Malik left the band, though the source claimed that Malik’s departure had nothing to do with it. The group is set to release their fifth album later this year.

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