Senate Republicans Revive Private School Scholarships PlanSenate Taxes Chairman Roger Chamberlain is making another run at passing the proposal, which was dropped in 2017 amid a veto threat by then-Gov. Mark Dayton.
Family Creates Foundation For Slain Sartell StudentThe family of a murdered college student is keeping his memory alive as the investigation into finding his killer takes a new turn. It's been eight months since police found Tom Bearson's body in Moorhead.
Gov. Dayton Sheds Light On Education Funding Increases In BudgetMore details are spilling out from Gov. Mark Dayton about his upcoming budget proposal, and this time it's about new money for education programs.
Golf Tournament Helps Fund Scholarships For Military Families A national foundation that provides scholarships to military families now has a chapter in Minnesota.
Twin Cities Engineer Says Comedy Show Helped Boost Interest In Her NonprofitIt wasn't the intent of the comedy bit, but now a national television show is boosting interest in an organization that provides financial help to women who want to become engineers.
MN Office Of Higher Ed Gives College Financial Aid AdviceIt's that time of year when many high school seniors are getting their acceptance letters from colleges. And, just as importantly, details on the financial aid they've qualified for, or scholarships they've won.
Scholarships Available For Kids' Summer CampsIn about two months, schools will be closing for the summer. That means, the kids will need some activities to keep from getting bored.
Finding A Summer Camp Is Easier Than EverThere's a fresh coat of snow on the ground, but don't let that fool you. Some parents already feel like they're behind on their summer planning. With so many choices for day and overnight camps, and for every possible interest area, sorting through it all can feel like doing your taxes. "It's hard to imagine how early you need to get it all done," said Lindsay Litman, a mother of two from New Hope. "Not only do camps fill up, but you need to save money for them."
‘Minds Matter’ Helps Steer Students To College When most teens are taking a break from reading and writing, dozens of high schools students choose to spend their Saturday in a classroom. They are part of Minds Matter, an organization that helps low-income students prepare for college success over a three-year program. The Twin Cities chapter of Minds Matter was founded by Kelly Miller. "We're trying to show them that there's a lot that the world has to offer, and there's a lot they can achieve," Miller said.
U Of M's School Of Nursing Receives $10M DonationA Twin Cities foundation has chosen to donate $10 million to the University of Minnesota. It is specifically for the School of Nursing's scholarships for a certain type of degree: Doctor of Nursing Practice.
Where Are MN Prep Gridiron Stars Going To College?On Wednesday, Jerry Kill announces his recruiting class as part of signing day. The Gophers missed out on some key in-state recruits and are hoping they stole a couple from other areas of the country.
Beyond Bounds: 9 Things To Know About Division-I Prospect JP MacuraWhat can you get by playing, on average, about 1 minute per game for your high school basketball team as a sophomore? A Division I scholarship, apparently.
Gopher Star Williams Owes Career To Offseason HoopsBefore he was a Gopher, Rodney Williams was a high-flying star at Robbinsdale Cooper.
Belgrade Teacher & Coach Honored At TournamentA well-respected and much-loved wrestling coach was remembered in a unique way on Saturday.
Beyond Bounds: Kia Johnson Wins Nat'l Titles & Nat'l ScholarshipsTurns out, Kia Johnson has her older brother -- and that B+ she got back in elementary school -- to thank for the deluge of success she's enjoyed lately.