Minneapolis Neighbors Join Forces For Pod-Style LearningFour kindergarteners in the Kenny neighborhood are doing distance learning together during the week, rotating houses each day. Parents of the children take turns facilitating and hosting class.
Twin Cities Families Learn To Adjust To 'The New Normal' Of Distance LearningWCCO is documenting the distance learning journey of two Twin Cities families: a single mom balancing her job as a hair stylist while her kids log on to learn at home, and a family of five with a daughter who has disabilities, keeping them all at home so she remains safe.
Minnesota Corporations Help Bridge Digital Divide, Create 'Technology Pods' Across Twin CitiesSo the Y went all in with support of businesses like Xcel, Securian Financial and US Bank, which are all helping to fund technology pods at 19 Twin Cities locations.
Wisconsin Health Officials Recommend Against Usual Trick-Or-Treating This Year Due To PandemicIf individual communities decide to go ahead with traditional trick-or-treating, health officials recommend leaving individual treat bags on the porch for children to pick up.
President Trump Backs Proposed Deal To Keep TikTok In U.S. (CBS News)President Donald Trump said Saturday he's given his "blessing" to a proposed deal that would see the popular video-sharing app TikTok partner with Oracle and Walmart and form a U.S. company.
Students Across Minnesota Adjust To Learning Amid PandemicWednesday marked the second day of school for many students in what is a very different type of school year.
Waconia Schools Return To In-Person Learning With COVID-19 PrecautionsAfter six months of being out of the classroom, students returned to in-person learning at Laketown Elementary in Waconia.
Twin Cities Teacher Makes Video To Ease Hybrid, Distance Learning WorriesMany Minnesota school districts are set to begin hybrid or distance learning Tuesday. But with COVID-19, a lot of parents and students are anxious about what that looks like.
Minnesota Renaissance Festival Announces Their Own Food ParadeEven though the Minnesota Renaissance Festival was canceled this year due to COVID-19, the event plans to move forward with a drive-thru experience.
How Parents Can Help Kids Adjust To Wearing Face Masks In SchoolDr. Abe Jacob is a pediatrician at M Health Fairview and tells parents to practice every day with their kids right now, so they're ready to be masked in school.
Bloomington Shifts To Distance Learning, Cites Staffing ConcernsThe Bloomington School Board unanimously voted Monday to shift their original back to school plan of hybrid learning to distance learning this fall, citing staffing concerns.
Minnesota Parents Anxiously Await Gov. Walz's 'Back To School' PlanParents are anxiously awaiting Gov. Tim Walz's announcement this week on the decision for school this fall. The state has three scenarios to consider: in-person learning, distance learning or a hybrid model.
Princess Kay Of The Milky Way Coronation Set For August 12One of the biggest traditions ahead of the Minnesota State Fair is the crowning of Princess Kay of the Milky Way, but it will all look a little different this year.
Coronavirus In Wisconsin: Mother Of 4 Documents Week One Of Home SchoolingA Wisconsin mother of four documented their first week at home, and she shares some hacks, and hope, for the coming weeks.
Minneapolis, St. Paul Public School's Free Meal Plans For StudentsDue to concerns of spreading the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), several locations across the state are providing meals to students who normally receive meal services during the school day.