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October 2019

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18

THE MSBA ADVOCATE

Proclamation: Gov. Walz orders flags at half-staff in honor of Rep. Cummings

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE

Health: St. Paul City Council raises tobacco purchase age to 21

ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS

Safety: Minnesota has $25 million to spend on school safety — here’s how east-metro schools benefitted

Survey: Minnesota schools struggle to address students’ mental health

MPR

Election: There’s an election this year — here is everything on the ballot

Survey: Minnesota students feel less safe, less healthy

MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

Survey: 2019 Minnesota Student Survey results released

EDUCATION WEEK

Every Student Succeeds Act: A guide to ESSA’s new school-by-school spending mandate

KARE 11

Survey: Suicide, vaping and mental health problems are up in Minnesota students in 2019

GREATER MINNESOTA WEEKLIES

Aitkin: School board sets goals

Barnum: District looks to improve school climate

Caledonia Area: School board sets levy

Cloquet: Student-operated coffee shop opens at high school

Glencoe-Silver Lake: School board discusses community education director position

Pine County: Vaping use rises, dangers hit home

Pipestone Area: School design displayed to public

Russell-Tyler-Ruthton: Groundbreaking ceremony held for new school building

Russell-Tyler-Ruthton: School board hears updated report on construction progress

DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE

Survey: Survey reflects on rise of student vaping in Minnesota, St. Louis County

Survey: Long-term mental health problems on the rise for St. Louis County students

NEW ULM JOURNAL

Program: National speaker coming to area schools

WEST CENTRAL TRIBUNE

Facilities: Support for Montevideo School District facilities improvements falls short of needs



THURSDAY, OCTOBER 17

ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS

Safety: St. Paul middle school calls off dance after social media threat

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Honors: South Dakota teacher wins Milken Award

Safety: EPA, lawmakers fail to act on potential dangers of toxic PCBs in nation’s schools

CHICAGO TRIBUNE

Negotiations: Chicago Public Schools teachers strike is officially on as teachers union and mayor fail to reach last-minute deal

KSTP

Health: Cambria takes aim at vaping in schools

NEWSWEEK

Testing: More colleges dropping ACT, SAT requirements in admissions process

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Honors: USDA recognizes school meals professionals

GREATER MINNESOTA WEEKLIES

Barnum: Former superintendent David Bottem passes away

AUSTIN DAILY HERALD

Facilities: Austin School District annex project sees progress

DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE

Community: Esko rallies behind Jackson Pfister

FAIRMONT SENTINEL

Program: Fairmont Area adding auto academy

MARSHALL INDEPENDENT

Program: Family night at Lynd School District stresses early childhood learning

Program: Author talks to Marshall elementary school students about winning and losing

WINONA DAILY NEWS & WINONA POST

Transportation: Winona Area to offer new bus tracking app



WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 16

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE

Conference: Minnesota schools continue with two-day MEA break, despite shortened conference

Health: Minnesota reports second and third deaths from vaping-related lung disease

Safety: Missing boy in Sherburne County found safe

ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS

Environment: From breakfast waste to geothermal energy, St. Paul schools plan for sustainability

Report: Medical examiner says high school football player died of congenital heart disease

MPR

Health: Minnesota confirms two more deaths linked to vaping

Higher education: In Alexandria, a place for lifelong learning

MINNPOST

Conference: MEA weekend — explaining a distinctly Minnesotan tradition

ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION

Policy: Georgia school district backpedals on transgender bathroom issue

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES

Negotiations: Chicago teachers poised to strike on Thursday

CNN

Health: Vaping is increasing among younger people

REUTERS

Study: Repeat concussions declining in U.S. high school sports

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Safety: Florida commission releases school safety recommendations

AUSTIN DAILY HERALD

Enrollment: Austin School District student enrollment highest on record

BEMIDJI PIONEER

Court: More than a year later, local education unions deal with Janus decision

BRAINERD DISPATCH

Policy: Brainerd School Board reviews amendments to district policies

STEAM: Crosby-Ironton students learn music, technology with ukuleles

DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE

Election: Duluth School Board approves polling changes

FARGO-MOORHEAD FORUM

Referendum: Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton School District seeks $31.4 million bond issue for improvements, elementary consolidation

NEW ULM JOURNAL

Arts: Grants of $2,000 available for schools



TUESDAY, OCTOBER 15

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE

Health: St. Anthony raises tobacco sales age to 21, and Golden Valley and St. Paul looking to consider it

Technology: Braham Area High School competing in NASA competition

MPR

Report: Report ranks Minnesota among worst achievement-gap states

ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION

Policy: Georgia school district to allow transgender students to use preferred bathroom

BUSINESS INSIDER

Report: New study shows United States short 307,000 teachers

CHICAGO TRIBUNE

Negotiations: Chicago teachers poised to strike as union rejects contract offer

SUBURBAN WEEKLIES

Curriculum: South Washington County School District’s mindfulness curriculum starts with early grades

GREATER MINNESOTA WEEKLIES

Blue Earth Area: High school gets new gym floor

Delano: Parents react to speaker’s comments

Fillmore Central: High school gives a sendoff to teacher deployed to the Middle East

Kingsland: District addresses paraprofessional shortage

Park Rapids Area: School board OKs 2021 student trip

Park Rapids Area: Schools set for first distance learning day

Red Wing: District to consider apartment proposals for vacant school

Worthington: Operations committee considers project

BRAINERD DISPATCH

Curriculum: Brainerd High School to expand aviation class offerings

MARSHALL INDEPENDENT

Buildings: Former Clarkfield school slated for demolition

ROCHESTER POST-BULLETIN

Referendum: Rochester school officials will detail facilities needs in TV program

WEST CENTRAL TRIBUNE

Trip: BOLD students find connection to history



MONDAY, OCTOBER 14

THE MSBA ADVOCATE

Politics: U.S. Congress reconvenes with only 40 legislative days left on 2019 calendar

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE

Column: Educational disparities still plague Minnesota students

Death: Esko football player dies after collapsing on field

Health: University tests new apps to help teen brains fight psychosis

Testing: As test scores drop, state educators seek a new conversation about math

MPR

Curriculum: Middle schoolers turned Trump rally into a civics class

BRAINERD DISPATCH

Awards: Pine River-Backus' Karl Flier wins state honor

DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE

Funding: Duluth to consider contract with Essentia with more than $300,000 in financial contributions



FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11

THE MSBA ADVOCATE

Broadband: State broadband task force members announced

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE

Plan: Shakopee Sioux announce $5 million campaign to boost Indian education in Minnesota schools

MINNPOST

Teaching: Minnesota education commissioner sees National Board Certification as a key tool for elevating teacher performance

EDUCATION WEEK

Plan: U.S. education secretary announces plan to encourage more charter schools in “opportunity zones”

NPR

Court: School districts sue e-cigarette maker, saying student vaping drains resources

GREATER MINNESOTA WEEKLIES

Carlton and Wrenshall: Facility costs in consolidation agreement increase

Cromwell-Wright: School celebrates opening of forest pavilion

Hutchinson, Glencoe-Silver Lake and Litchfield: Voters have big education decisions next month

Lake Superior: School board supports raising legal age for tobacco sales to age 21

Lake Superior: Two Harbors High School seniors request graduation date change

Litchfield: New grab-and-go lunch provides more options

Montevideo: Middle school recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School

Montevideo: SWWC Educational Learning Center officially opens

North Branch Area: School board adopts preliminary levy

Perham-Dent: Arnie Thompson returns to school board

Pine River-Backus: Organizers review solar project

AUSTIN DAILY HERALD

Scholarship: American Soybean Association seeks high school senior candidates for Soy Scholarship

FAIRMONT SENTINEL

Board: Granada-Huntley-East Chain School Board receives updates from administrators

FARGO-MOORHEAD FORUM

Facilities: Residents weigh in on proposed new Moorhead High School buildings

MANKATO FREE PRESS

STEM: Robotics team showcases STEM at girls event

NEW ULM JOURNAL

Facilities: New Ulm School Board updated on middle school

Facilities: Sleepy Eye School Board OKs snow removal bid



THURSDAY, OCTOBER 10

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE

Activities: Minnesota’s “Music Man” created a high school championship where bands are front and center

Honors: Anoka-Hennepin’s David Law picked as Minnesota’s Superintendent of the Year

MPR

Diversity: In one Twin Cities classroom, learning in Hmong and about being Hmong

ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION

Mathematics: New report sees Georgia math pilot as promising effort to raise math achievement

GREATER MINNESOTA WEEKLIES

Aitkin: Special education teachers honored for curriculum development

Chatfield: Voters to choose board school member, decide referendum on November 5

Crookston: Superintendent answers ballot questions

Pipestone Area: District to reveal new school plans

Rush City: School board recognizes new staff

Spring Grove: Staff member enjoys new role

FAIRMONT SENTINEL

Program: Minnesota Supreme Court visits Fairmont High School

WINONA DAILY NEWS & WINONA POST

Advocacy: Winona Area school leaders underscore funding needs with lawmakers



WEDNEDSDAY, OCTOBER 9

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE

Safety: Student arrested after arriving at school with BB gun, knife

U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT

Court: School districts in Kansas, Missouri, New York sue Juul for endangering students

SUBURBAN WEEKLIES

Election: Hastings School Board candidates talk superintendent, district strengths at forum

GREATER MINNESOTA WEEKLIES

Big Lake: Vaping program outlined to school board

Blue Earth Area: School district now has flexible learning days

Chatfield: School board tours STEM shop

Minnewaska Area: Board hears from district staff

Pierz: Former student returns to high school as assistant principal

Pierz: School officials propose increase in local property taxes

Royalton: Free and reduced lunch program can benefit school district

AUSTIN DAILY HERALD

Buildings: School dedicates gym after longtime coach

DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE

Administration: Timeline for hiring superintendent pushed back

FAIRMONT SENTINEL

Buildings: Blue Earth Area to replace gym floor after cybersecurity attack

FARGO-MOORHEAD FORUM

Technology: Northwest school districts hit by nationwide data breach

MANKATO FREE PRESS

Community: Fifth-grader starts food fundraiser

MARSHALL INDEPENDENT

Testing: Accountability results are encouraging for Marshall

NEW ULM JOURNAL

Curriculum: Students learn about ethics

OWATONNA PEOPLE'S PRESS

Buildings: District identifies land for proposed high school

ROCHESTER POST-BULLETIN

Testing: Red Wing School Board frustrated with assessment results



TUESDAY, OCTOBER 8

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE

Editorial: Don’t neglect the basics to boost graduation rates

MPR

Community: The things parents don’t talk about with their kids, but should

THE WASHINGTON POST

Testing: Students will be able to retake sections of ACT next year — without repeating entire exam

SUBURBAN WEEKLIES

Honors: Anoka-Hennepin’s David Law named 2019-2020 Minnesota Superintendent of the Year

ALBERT LEA TRIBUNE

Testing: Mixed results for schools

FAIRMONT SENTINEL

Curriculum: Students prep for court visit

MANKATO FREE PRESS

Diversity: Mankato Area rolling out diversity initiatives

MARSHALL INDEPENDENT

Testing: Accountability results are encouraging for Marshall

ROCHESTER POST-BULLETIN

Art: Red Wing student’s art is traveling the country

Referendum: Questions abound in Zumbrota-Mazeppa hearing



MONDAY, OCTOBER 7

THE MSBA ADVOCATE

Funding: Safe Schools Supplemental Aid payment going out to districts on October 30

Grant: Grant funding available for alternative landscaping and snow removal equipment

Politics: U.S. House Education Committee poised for busy fall

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE

Teaching: School aides leaving Minneapolis for better-paying districts, union says

MINNPOST

Column: A look at the reasons why teachers go into education

Funding: Robust tax collections allow state to release $63 million for school safety grants, Metro Mobility and disaster relief funding

CNN

Teaching: U.S. schools hiring teachers from overseas to fill shortages

AUSTIN DAILY HERALD

Curriculum: Schools pull civics lessons from impeachment inquiry

BEMIDJI PIONEER

Community: Students design websites for community members

BRAINERD DISPATCH

Referendum: Information sessions have been a bust

DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE

Board: New Duluth member focusing on equity, inclusion

MANKATO FREE PRESS

Column: Bullying is monitored, actions taken

MARSHALL INDEPENDENT

Buildings: Russell-Tyler-Ruthton breaks ground on new school

ROCHESTER POST-BULLETIN

Referendum: Superintendent makes pitch for operating levy to Stewartville civic group

Teaching: Fillmore Central students give Spanish teacher an emotional sendoff

WAHPETON-BRECKENRIDGE DAILY NEWS

Curriculum: Eighth-graders develop their own solutions for the environment

WINONA DAILY NEWS & WINONA POST

Courts: Winona Area drops slander-of-title lawsuit



FRIDAY, OCTOBER 4

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE

Crime: 19 students charged in St. Cloud Tech fight

MPR

Funding: State releases $30 million for school safety upgrades

Transportation: Tight labor market drives school bus driver shortage

MINNPOST

Safety: How schools are spending state safety grants

SUBURBAN WEEKLIES

Election: Hastings School Board member drops re-election bid

Negotiations: Hastings School Board approves union contracts

Personnel: Hastings School District hires equity coordinator

GREATER MINNESOTA WEEKLIES

Alexandria: Clock winding down on school referendum

Alexandria: Elementary school named Blue Ribbon School

Blue Earth Area: District holds referendum meeting in Elmore

Brandon-Evansville: State gives positive review and comment to school district

Ely: High school gym will be closed for four weeks for repairs

Fillmore Central: Superintendent announces retirement at end of school year

Red Wing: High School gains a literal cutting edge

Rushford-Peterson: School board approves wage increase for routes

United South Central: Board has closed session for lawsuit talks

Worthington: New learning center building is a welcome asset

Worthington: District’s English Language Learners students outperform state average

BRAINERD DISPATCH

Column: If you want children to succeed, address poverty

MANKATO FREE PRESS

Awards: Tri-City United named Blue Ribbon School

MARSHALL INDEPENDENT

Administration: Bob Tews brings 40-year career to Lynd

ST. CLOUD TIMES

Buildings: Board transfers old Tech school to city



THURSDAY, OCTOBER 3

THE MSBA ADVOCATE

Licensure: Equity Alliance MN, University of St. Thomas offering Cultural Competency Trainings in October

Licensure: Reminders for districts on licensure applications

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE

Health: Survey shows surge in vaping by young people

ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS

Funding: St. Paul Public Schools among recipients of Otto Bremer Trust grants

MPR

Health: Big jump in 11th graders who say they’ve vaped

FARIBAULT DAILY NEWS

Community: Faribault looks to take a cue from Shakopee in business-education partnership

MANKATO FREE PRESS

Safety: Officers board buses to reduce districted driving, stop-arm violations

ST. CLOUD TIMES

Enrollment: St. Cloud numbers decline slightly

WEST CENTRAL TRIBUNE

Health: Walk to School Day in Willmar



WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 2

THE MSBA ADVOCATE

Licensure: Equity Alliance MN, University of St. Thomas offering Cultural Competency Trainings in October

Licensure: Reminders for districts on licensure applications

Politics: Minnesota House Tax committees to hold joint hearings October 3 in Winona and Caledonia

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE

Column: Why is vaping the only youth health issue in the crosshairs?

Discipline: 19 St. Cloud students ejected for fighting

Transportation: St. Paul delays after-school programming because of a shortage of bus drivers

MINNPOST

Transportation: When it comes to getting kids to school, is there a better way?

EDUCATION WEEK

Data: U.S. Education Department pushes shakeup for civil rights data

THE NEW YORK TIMES

Safety: Florida teachers can now carry guns at school

ALBERT LEA TRIBUNE

Health: Safe Routes encourage students to participate in Walk and Bike to School event

MANKATO FREE PRESS

Politics: Nicollet lobbying for change in student activity fundraising law

NEW ULM JOURNAL

Referendum: One Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop school site would save $275,000 per year

ROCHESTER POST-BULLETIN

Referendum: What would the $18.5 million vote do for St. Charles schools?

WAHPETON-BRECKENRIDGE DAILY NEWS

Health: Breckenridge debuts Don’t Quit fitness center



TUESDAY, OCTOBER 1

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE

Funding: E-STEM school celebrates new fitness center

Politics: Walz to focus on reducing school dropouts

SESSION DAILY

Politics: Legislative road trip headed to Winona

ALBERT LEA TRIBUNE

Referendum: Levy vote to come before Glenville-Emmons

BEMIDJI PIONEER

Policy: Bemidji High School updates dress code

BRAINERD DISPATCH

Awards: Nominations open for Minnesota Teacher of the Year

Obituary: Crosby-Ironton School Board Member Bob Sandin dies

DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE

Board: Duluth appoints college assistant professor to open board seat

FARGO-MOORHEAD FORUM

Referendum: Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton schools seek $31.4 million bond issue

ST. CLOUD TIMES

Referendum: What you need to know about Sartell-St. Stephens, Sauk Rapids-Rice questions

WEST CENTRAL TRIBUNE

Funding: Instrument donations boost young orchestra students

September 2019

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 30

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE

Health: School nurses face growing overload

Crime: Students find body in woods of Duluth

ALBERT LEA TRIBUNE

Column: A portable principal’s office

AUSTIN DAILY HERALD

Column: A strong start for Austin schools

BRAINERD DISPATCH

Protests: Students demand action on climate change

DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE

Buildings: Duluth schools to receive security upgrades

FAIRMONT SENTINEL

Safety: Deputy takes on new role at GHEC

FARGO-MOORHEAD FORUM

Referendum: Moorhead outlines need for bond vote

OWATONNA PEOPLE'S PRESS

Elections: Early voting sees 52 ballots in one week

WEST CENTRAL TRIBUNE

Awards: Montevideo school wins Blue Ribbon honors



FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27

NEWSWEEK

Testing: Public school and charter school students have same academic performance, report shows

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE

Budget: Property owners will pay less for schools in 2020

Editorial: St. Paul board failed transparency test

ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS

MPR

Curriculum: St. Paul teacher turns impeachment into civics lesson

MINNPOST

SUBURBAN WEEKLIES

Safety: Burnsville-Eagan-Savage fine-tunes vaping policy

BRAINERD DISPATCH

Administration: Building and grounds director retires after 20 years with Brainerd

FARGO-MOORHEAD FORUM

Technology: Moorhead schools affected by data breach

GRAND FORKS HERALD

Safety: Threat means more police at East Grand Forks high school

NEW ULM JOURNAL

Negotiations: Board approves contracts for teachers, staff

ST. CLOUD TIMES

Safety: Tech classes resume with police presence

WAHPETON-BRECKENRIDGE DAILY NEWS

Teaching: Christensen returns to hometown as educator and coach

WEST CENTRAL TRIBUNE

Buildings: Montevideo school’s opening meets need for special education



THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 26

THE MSBA WEEKLY ADVOCATE

Advocacy: MSBA members encouraged to propose resolutions for the Delegate Assembly

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE

Editorial: Some good news on public health and kids

Assault: 16 students suspended following large fight

MPR

Assault: St. Cloud high school put on lockdown after large fight

Environment: Solar schools project launches in Pine River-Backus

MINNPOST

Diversity: Video attacking equity efforts inflames racial controversy

AUSTIN DAILY HERALD

Budget: Austin approves levy

BEMIDJI PIONEER

Testing: District reviews student progress reports

BRAINERD DISPATCH

Column: GOP says students suffer from disfunction at Department of Education

FAIRMONT SENTINEL

Funding: Donors boost learning at Martin County West

FARIBAULT DAILY NEWS

Budget: School taxes decrease

MANKATO FREE PRESS

Diversity: Transgender speaker set for educational events

ROCHESTER POST-BULLETIN

Referendum: Superintendent makes the case for bond issue



WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25

THE MSBA ADVOCATE

Licensure: State licensing board seeking comments on rule amendments

THE MSBA WEEKLY ADVOCATE

Advocacy: MSBA Advocacy Tour reveals top priorities for school leaders

Advocacy: MSBA members encouraged to propose resolutions for the Delegate Assembly

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE

Budget: Property owners will pay less for schools in 2020

SUBURBAN WEEKLIES

Administration: Farmington Area School Board urged to conduct a superintendent search

ALBERT LEA TRIBUNE

Curriculum: United South Central students teach others about farm safety

BEMIDJI PIONEER

Testing: SAT scores drop, participation rises

BRAINERD DISPATCH

Funding: Money donated to extend orchestra pit

DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE

Board: Duluth School Board to reconsider interview process with 20 applicants

Elections: Candidates answer questions about transparency, trust

FAIRMONT SENTINEL

Budget: School levy to drop almost 3 percent

MANKATO FREE PRESS

Choice: Charter school closes days after opening

MARSHALL INDEPENDENT

Buildings: Head Start breaking ground

ROCHESTER POST-BULLETIN

Curriculum: Red Wing gains a literal cutting edge

Teaching: Math, reading corps needs tutors

WAHPETON-BRECKENRIDGE DAILY NEWS

Teaching: Singing in a new year with a new music teacher

WEST CENTRAL TRIBUNE

Health: Uncertainty about mold issue led BOLD to move two grades from Bird Island to Olivia



TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24

THE MSBA WEEKLY ADVOCATE

Advocacy: MSBA Advocacy Tour reveals top priorities for school leaders

Advocacy: MSBA members encouraged to propose resolutions for the Delegate Assembly

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE

Courts: Job coach at Duluth high school sentenced to probation for making threats

Editorial: It’s critical to test Minnesota students

ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS

Diversity: Worthington schools are crowded with migrant kids, but voters balk at expansion

MPR

Community: Building effective parent-teacher relationships

MINNPOST

Testing: More students are getting extra time to take tests — especially in wealthy districts

EDSOURCE

Study: Poverty levels in schools are key determinant of achievement gaps

THE HILL

Politics: Bipartisan group of U.S. senators introduces school safety bill

THE WASHINGTON POST

Study: Achievement gaps in schools driven by poverty

Testing: SAT participation rates increase as average score declines

ALBERT LEA TRIBUNE

Budget: Though school levy to go up, taxes are expected to decrease

BRAINERD DISPATCH

Budget: Brainerd approves 1.6% preliminary increase

DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE

Board: 21 people file for open seat on Duluth board

FARIBAULT DAILY NEWS

Crime: Charges pending against teen suspected of making school threats

MANKATO FREE PRESS

Referendum: Blue Earth Area asks voters to step up local funding

MARSHALL INDEPENDENT

Diversity: Gender identity and pronouns

NEW ULM JOURNAL

Referendum: Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop holds special meeting to discuss review and comment on building bonds

ROCHESTER POST-BULLETIN

Referendum: The $180 million questions

Referendum: Should Century have a pool?

WEST CENTRAL TRIBUNE

Budget: Willmar school taxes to be slightly less

WINONA DAILY NEWS & WINONA POST

Curriculum: AVID program helps Winona students learn key academic skills



MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 23

THE MSBA ADVOCATE

Finance: School Finance Working Group discusses current funding system, trends during inaugural meeting

Politics: U.S. House approves temporary federal funding measure

THE MSBA WEEKLY ADVOCATE

Advocacy: MSBA members encouraged to propose resolutions for the Delegate Assembly

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE

Safety: Do you know the rules around buses?

Board: St. Paul school board’s pay vote raises questions

Buildings: Student ambassadors display new $90 million Sartell High School

ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS

Protests: Youth Climate Strike draws thousands across Minnesota

Safety: Inver Grove homecoming evacuated after possible threat

MPR

Buildings: St. Cloud’s new Tech High School opens with big labs, big tech and an eye toward the future

CHALKBEAT

Politics: U.S. education secretary touts benefits of school choice

GREATER MINNESOTA WEEKLIES

Aitkin: School board reviews self-evaluation

ALBERT LEA TRIBUNE

Column: School hopes and dreams

MANKATO FREE PRESS

Transportation: Mankato offers tour of state’s electric school bus

MARSHALL INDEPENDENT

Diversity: Gender identity and pronouns

ROCHESTER POST-BULLETIN

Referendum: As bond vote nears, tax burden revised downward



FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 20

THE MSBA WEEKLY ADVOCATE

Advocacy: MSBA members encouraged to propose resolutions for the Delegate Assembly

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE

Board: A chance to join Duluth’s school board

Demonstration: Student climate strikers to march on Capitol

ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS

Environment: Democrats form Climate Action Caucus on eve of student strike over climate crisis

MPR

Environment: Tips to talking to kids about climate change

MINNPOST

Diversity: Data shows significant disparities in rigorous course taking among students

NBC NEWS

Center for New American Children & Education: Amid immigration fight, making sure “new American children” get an education

SUBURBAN WEEKLIES

Planning: Forest Lake Area School District seeks community input

GREATER MINNESOTA WEEKLIES

Carlton: School board appoints interim principal, sets preliminary levy

Carlton: District impacted by other school districts

Chisago Lakes: Bullying response complied with policy

Cloquet: Students dedicated to more eco-friendly future

Cloquet: New school resource officer ready to connect

Cloquet: School district considers makeup snow days

Cloquet: District closes open enrollment for grades 6 and 8

Cloquet: Elementary school named School of Excellence

Detroit Lakes: Plans for high school renovations nearly complete

Detroit Lakes: School district levy to rise less than 1 percent in 2020

Lake Park-Audubon: Summer reading program benefits students

Lake Superior: School board sets preliminary levy

Litchfield: School board discusses communication efforts

Moose Lake: School board updates priorities and goals

North Branch Area: District’s 2020 levy is coming together

Perham-Dent: Christi Stoll resigns from school board

Perham-Dent: School board approves gymnastics building

Princeton: District seeks community input regarding future facility needs

Wrenshall: School board sets preliminary levy

BRAINERD DISPATCH

Awards: Senior named National Merit Scholar

DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE

Safety: Investigation reveals no threat to Two Harbors school

MARSHALL INDEPENDENT

Health: Personal trainer leads students in exercises



THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19

THE MSBA WEEKLY ADVOCATE

Advocacy: MSBA members encouraged to propose resolutions for the Delegate Assembly

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE

Diversity: Shakopee Mdewakanton debut new exhibit sharing their history, culture

AUSTIN DAILY HERALD

Diversity: Sumner Elementary does the Welcome Walk

FAIRMONT SENTINEL

Pre-K: Early Childhood puts children on the right path

FERGUS FALLS JOURNAL

Feature: MSBA is part of education’s evolutionary process

NEW ULM JOURNAL

Safety: Arrive Alive event brings message to students

OWATONNA PEOPLE'S PRESS

Buildings: Superintendent presents new school proposal to city

ROCHESTER POST-BULLETIN

Transportation: Rochester schools test electric bus

WAHPETON-BRECKENRIDGE DAILY NEWS

Transportation: Communication among buses a concern

WEST CENTRAL TRIBUNE

Referendum: MACCRAY makes fourth attempt at a building project



WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18

THE MSBA ADVOCATE

Politics: Federal Advocacy Update — Congress nears new fiscal year without budget in place

THE MSBA WEEKLY ADVOCATE

Advocacy: MSBA members encouraged to propose resolutions for the Delegate Assembly

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE

Budget: St. Paul eyes 5 percent tax increase

Column: Civility is a device for shutting down free speech

ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS

Board: Members raise pay by $6,100

Courts: St. Paul settles lawsuit with former teacher

AUSTIN DAILY HERALD

Awards: Sumner Elementary named one of healthiest schools in the U.S.

BEMIDJI PIONEER

Tour: Minnesota education commissioner visits Cass Lake schools

DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE

Board: Duluth focuses interview questions on equity and inclusion for appointment

FAIRMONT SENTINEL

Referendum: Truman to hold mail ballot referendum



TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17

THE MSBA WEEKLY ADVOCATE

Advocacy: MSBA members encouraged to propose resolutions for the Delegate Assembly

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE

Courts: Minneapolis wins case on termination

Editorial: New immigration rules could hurt kids and their schools

MPR

Health: Schools, parents struggle to rein in teen vaping

CHALKBEAT

Analysis: To get better readers, teach content

SUBURBAN WEEKLIES

Administration: South Washington County’s Park High School’s new principal stresses career readiness

Safety: South Washington County School District will screen for sex offenders

GREATER MINNESOTA WEEKLIES

Alexandria: School district to hold information sessions on referendum

Brandon-Evansville: Superintendent shares information about upcoming referendum

Ely: Falling plaster closes school gym

Ely: District to survey residents about proposed school improvements

Red Wing: School site will go through second request-for-proposal process

ALBERT LEA TRIBUNE

Column: Welcoming multilingual learners

AUSTIN DAILY HERALD

Administration: Southland’s new superintendent leads district toward future

FARIBAULT DAILY NEWS

Awards: Randolph educator named Outstanding Ag Teacher of the Year

MANKATO FREE PRESS

Buildings: Mankato facility planning sets next step of what to avoid

MARSHALL INDEPENDENT

Mentors: Link Crew helps students transition to high school

OWATONNA PEOPLE'S PRESS

Politics: Bill requiring state sex ed guidelines drives conservative rally



MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 16

THE MSBA WEEKLY ADVOCATE

Advocacy: MSBA members encouraged to propose resolutions for the Delegate Assembly

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE

Health: Geography is destiny for students with disabilities

Health: Changes to SNAP threaten to take food off Minnesota’s table

Testing: More students opting out of state tests

ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS

Health: Bed bugs found in some St. Paul school iPad cases prompt cleaning lessons

MPR

Diversity: Minnesota district uses student voice to combat racism

CHALKBEAT

Digital learning: Khan Academy wants to play a more official role in America’s classrooms

DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE

Lawsuit: Parent claims racial bias at charter school

MANKATO FREE PRESS

Editorial: Evolution is a vital piece of science education

ROCHESTER POST-BULLETIN

Speaker: Columbine survivor tells Goodhue students to focus on making a difference

WINONA DAILY NEWS & WINONA POST

Court: Judge denies motion by Winona Area School District in lawsuit against community group



FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13

THE MSBA WEEKLY ADVOCATE

Advocacy: MSBA members encouraged to propose resolutions for the Delegate Assembly

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE

Opinion: Minnesota's racial disparities have been long-known, long-ignored

MINNPOST

Election: St. Paul School Board race begins to take shape at first candidate forum

CNN

Health: High schools embrace “vape detectors” in fight against bathroom vaping

THE WASHINGTON POST

Analysis: More children attending integrated schools, but urban schools remain segregated

GREATER MINNESOTA WEEKLIES

Benson: School building bids $1.3 million lower than estimate

Chatfield: Board hears “back to school” reports from administrators

Delano: School board chair resigns

Ely: School gym closed until further notice

Kingsland: Board gets update on school construction project

Minnewaska Area: High school students will build a Habitat for Humanity house

Worthington: School district welcoming new teachers this fall

Worthington: High school alumna returns as teacher

Worthington: School board committee takes first look at 2020 levy

DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE

Board: Applications available for vacant Duluth School Board seat

FAIRMONT SENTINEL

Administration: Principal delivers report to Granada-Huntley-East Chain School Board

NEW ULM JOURNAL

Extracurriculars: Sleepy Eye School Board hears trapshooting proposal

Planning: New Ulm School Board discusses strategic plan

WEST CENTRAL TRIBUNE

Enrollment: Willmar School District enrollment up for fifth year in a row



THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 12

THE MSBA WEEKLY ADVOCATE

Advocacy: MSBA members encouraged to propose resolutions for the Delegate Assembly

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE

Planning: Revamped strategic plan for Minneapolis schools targets racial inequities

MPR

Higher education: Watchdog says colleges could do more to help student parents pay for child care

Safety: When school safety become surveillance

KARE 11

Health: School districts installing new “vape detectors” to combat youth e-cigarette use

REUTERS

Health: From removing doors to checking sleeves, U.S. schools seek to snuff out vaping



WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11

THE MSBA ADVOCATE

Proclamation: Gov. Walz orders flags at half-staff in remembrance of September 11 attacks

THE MSBA WEEKLY ADVOCATE

Advocacy: MSBA members encouraged to propose resolutions for the Delegate Assembly

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE

News release: Google partners with Star Tribune to develop digital news products for educators and students

ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS

Arts: St. Paul looks to add music and arts classes

MPR

Curriculum: What’s the best way to teach students about slavery?

AUSTIN DAILY HERALD

Enrollment: Austin School District sees increasing enrollment for 2019-2020 school year

BEMIDJI PIONEER

Special education: Bemidji Area School Board hears update on special education

BRAINERD DISPATCH

Curriculum: Brainerd School Board chair questions teaching evolution to students

Project: Ribbon-cutting ceremony planned for Pine River-Backus and Pequot Lakes schools solar project

DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE

Administration: Duluth School Board members call transparency of superintendent search into question

FAIRMONT SENTINEL

Back to school: Blue Earth Area school year off to a good start

Project: Fairmont Area School Board approves tax abatement



TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10

THE MSBA WEEKLY ADVOCATE

Advocacy: MSBA members encouraged to propose resolutions for the Delegate Assembly

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE

Budget: MSHSL faces largest deficit ever

Funding: Green Fleet grant helps St. Paul replace aging diesel buses

ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS

Election: Forum set for St. Paul School Board candidates

MPR

Administration: Former Duluth principal files discrimination lawsuit

U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT

Testing: Report analyzes how colleges use SAT, ACT results

GREATER MINNESOTA WEEKLIES

Fillmore Central: School board approves hiring of teachers

Lanesboro: District awarded $25,000 grant to enhance STEM curriculum

Park Rapids Area: High school goes ninth-grade-only for a day

Park Rapids Area: Police officer starts new job as school resource officer

Rushford-Peterson: Grand piano gifted to music department

Upsala Area: School district benefits from large donations

Worthington: School district lays out referendum details

Worthington: District offering “Parents Advocating for Student Success” classes

BRAINERD DISPATCH

Testing: Students perform well, but challenges loom

DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE

Board: Duluth sets process to fill vacant At Large seat

FARIBAULT DAILY NEWS

Curriculum: Community school now offers parenting, Early Childhood classes

NEW ULM JOURNAL

Budget: Sleepy Eye School Board to act on 2020 levy



MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 9

THE MSBA WEEKLY ADVOCATE

Advocacy: MSBA members encouraged to propose resolutions for the Delegate Assembly

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE

Column: An education state wouldn’t stop at Grade 12

ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS

Election: Board candidate ineligible to run due to felony drug charges

MPR

Diversity: Latino parents group teaches cultural skills to thrive in schools

ALBERT LEA TRIBUNE

Column: This year promises to be exciting

AUSTIN DAILY HERALD

Funding: Hormel donates to Austin schools

BEMIDJI PIONEER

Administration: Bemidji Area may appoint acting superintendent as Tim Lutz recovers

FAIRMONT SENTINEL

Curriculum: Sixth-graders learn respect for flag

FARIBAULT DAILY NEWS

Discipline: Student suspensions on the decline

OWATONNA PEOPLE'S PRESS

Diversity: We’re better together



FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 6

THE MSBA WEEKLY ADVOCATE

Advocacy: MSBA members encouraged to propose resolutions for the Delegate Assembly

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE

Court: Parent sues Edina School District over strip-search of second-grade student

MPR

Achievement gap: What works with closing the achievement gap?

Gender: Navigating gender identity at school

MINNPOST

Group: Roseville-based nonprofit helps outfit classrooms so low-income students have access to basic supplies

SUBURBAN WEEKLIES

Boundaries: New boundaries mean new schools for some Anoka-Hennepin students

GREATER MINNESOTA WEEKLIES

Crookston: First-day student enrollment up

Kenyon-Wanamingo: District hopes to revoke and replace current operating levy in November

Red Wing: High School principal excited for new role

ALBERT LEA TRIBUNE

Facilities: Football field’s namesake checks out Albert Lea Area’s new complex

BEMIDJI PIONEER

Chater schools: New Bemidji charter school opens

BRAINERD DISPATCH

Facilities: Groundbreaking set for Brainerd High School construction project

DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE

Administration: Carlton principal resigns as school year begins

ST. CLOUD TIMES

Court: Judge dismisses group’s lawsuit asking the state to cover St. Cloud’s cross-subsidy

WINONA DAILY NEWS & WINONA POST

Safety: New safety measures will be in place for Winona High School football game



THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 5

THE MSBA WEEKLY ADVOCATE

Advocacy: MSBA members encouraged to propose resolutions for the Delegate Assembly

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE

Courts: Parents can be sued for false claims against high school coaches, court rules

Editorial: Changing schools to boost achievement

Feature: Girls on the Run changes thousands of lives

ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS

Courts: Lakeville Area sued over teen’s asthma attack

Negotiations: St. Paul teacher health plan agreement stops $4 million penalty

MPR

Buildings: Kindergarten center welcomes students for the first day

Teaching: Whole teachers, whole students

APM REPORTS

Referendums: Enemy of public schools — how one man has spent 25 years thwarting bond money for rural districts

CBS NEWS

Politics: School construction among projects being canceled to pay for border wall

EDUCATION WEEK

Report: Researchers explore how school districts meet Every Student Succeeds Act requirements

AUSTIN DAILY HERALD

Diversity: Kindness in all languages

BRAINERD DISPATCH

Feature: School is in session

DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE

Board: Duluth School Board clerk resigns, board must now appoint

FAIRMONT SENTINEL

Negotiations: Fairmont Area teachers ratify new contract

MANKATO FREE PRESS

Teaching: Teachers start micro school in Mankato

NEW ULM JOURNAL

Buildings: Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop may buy land

OWATONNA PEOPLE'S PRESS

Referendum: District sets a series of informal coffees to inform public about referendum

ROCHESTER POST-BULLETIN

Graduation: More students skipping high school, going straight to college



WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4

THE MSBA WEEKLY ADVOCATE

Advocacy: MSBA members encouraged to propose resolutions for the Delegate Assembly

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE

Column: Here’s what a dashboard of indicators on schools should capture

Feature: A day of firsts marks opening day for Minnesota schools

Governor Walz column: Let’s make Minnesota the Education State for all

ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS

Schedule: Sleepy start to school for 4,000 St. Paul elementary students

MPR

Curriculum: North Minneapolis program encourages children to become doctors, nurses

Schedule: Balancing school start times with a child’s sleep needs

SESSION DAILY

Survey: 2019 House of Representatives State Fair Poll results released

GREATER MINNESOTA WEEKLIES

Menahga: New high school opens its doors

ALBERT LEA TRIBUNE

Testing: Opt-outs skew MCA results

BEMIDJI PIONEER

Feature: Bemidji students kick off the new year

BRAINERD DISPATCH

Buildings: School begins as construction continues

FARGO-MOORHEAD FORUM

Enrollment: Moorhead hits highest opening-day numbers since 1972

FARIBAULT DAILY NEWS

Shooting: LaDue case revisited

MANKATO FREE PRESS

Negotiations: Mankato reaches contract with teachers

NEW ULM JOURNAL

Technology: New Ulm starts the year with 1:1 program

OWATONNA PEOPLE'S PRESS

Enrollment: District’s enrollment numbers on track

ROCHESTER POST-BULLETIN

Referendum: School absentee voting starts September 20

WEST CENTRAL TRIBUNE

Feature: Back to school in Willmar



TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3

THE MSBA WEEKLY ADVOCATE

Advocacy: MSBA members encouraged to propose resolutions for the Delegate Assembly

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE

Buildings: Slowdown for external review leaves five St. Paul projects on hold

Schedule: St. Paul schools flip start times so teenagers can sleep in

ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS

Board: Twelve students named to group that advises St. Paul school board

MPR

Funding: New immigration rules could strip funding from schools, students

AUSTIN DAILY HERALD

Graduation: First group of Austin Assurance recipients attend Riverland

DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE

Awards: Hermantown Elementary recognized for excellence

FAIRMONT SENTINEL

Safety: Fairmont school resource officer aims to connect with youth

MARSHALL INDEPENDENT

Safety: Classes and school crossing resume this week

ROCHESTER POST-BULLETIN

Referendum: Kenyon-Wanamingo hopes to revoke and replace current operating levy

WAHPETON-BRECKENRIDGE DAILY NEWS

Awards: Breckenridge Elementary recognized for excellence

WEST CENTRAL TRIBUNE

Feature: Teachers prepare for first day

August 2019

FRIDAY, AUGUST 30

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE

Safety: Threat of mass shooting gives rise to artificial intelligence-powered cameras

Testing: Math, reading scores drop

ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS

Testing: Math scores fall even as graduation rates climb

MINNPOST

Teaching: Districts scrambling to find teachers as school starts

MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

Report: Commissioner Ricker says “the state of our students is promising”

FOX 9

Report: Education commissioner calls state of Minnesota’s students “promising”

KSTP

Report: New report highlights student performance, areas to improve in Minnesota schools

WCCO

Report: Achievement gaps persist, graduation rate sets record

KTOE

Honors: Sen. Julie Rosen named Legislator of Distinction by MSBA

USA TODAY

Survey: Ninety-four percent of American public school teachers pay for their school supplies

SUBURBAN WEEKLIES

Administration: Principal ready for new role at Woodbury Elementary School

Calendar: Hastings School Board approves calendar changes for training

Collaboration: Richfield School District will expand after-school opportunities

Grants: Music education grants available for schools in Washington and Chisago counties

Transportation: Drivers are in demand as bus companies and school districts struggle to fill open positions

Transportation: Rush City School Board votes against contracted bus services

Transportation: South Washington County School District to require seat belts on school buses

GREATER MINNESOTA WEEKLIES

Cannon Falls Area: New superintendent excited to lead district

Monticello: School district collaborates on new position to build resilience in young learners

ALBERT LEA TRIBUNE

Testing: District sees success in grad rates for Hispanic, low-income students

AUSTIN DAILY HERALD

Editorial: Recognize the work of teachers

BRAINERD DISPATCH

Enrollment: Numbers up at area schools

DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE

Testing: Graduation rates increase in most Northland schools

FARGO-MOORHEAD FORUM

Testing: Moorhead schools performing below state standards

MANKATO FREE PRESS

Testing: Scores dip for some area districts

MARSHALL INDEPENDENT

Curriculum: Teacher says newspaper is important for students to use in the classroom

OWATONNA PEOPLE'S PRESS

Arts: Bassoonist tapped for National Symphony

ROCHESTER POST-BULLETIN

Buildings: Project makes room for STEM Academy

ST. CLOUD TIMES

Health: School targets zero waste in lunchroom



THURSDAY, AUGUST 29

THE MSBA ADVOCATE

Advocacy: Become a Delegate and build good policy for our public schools — nominate yourself or a board colleague

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE

Enrollment: Minneapolis School District enrollment declines

KSTP

Report: New report to highlight student performance, areas to improve in Minnesota schools

Transportation: South Washington County School District adds buses with seat belts

USA TODAY

Safety: School districts incorporate safety features in school design, prepare safety plans

BRAINERD DISPATCH

Back to school: School starts early for Pillager schools

DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE

Administration: Duluth middle school’s new principal wants to focus on inclusion and equity

FAIRMONT SENTINEL

Health: Vaping stirs more concerns

WEST CENTRAL TRIBUNE

Referendum: BOLD School District to put excess levy on ballot in November



WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 28

THE MSBA ADVOCATE

Advocacy: Become a Delegate and build good policy for our public schools — nominate yourself or a board colleague

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE

Courts: Former St. Paul teacher can seek damages

THE HILL

Court: Feds argue states have no say in healthy school lunch requirements rollback

GREATER MINNESOTA WEEKLIES

Belle Plaine: School board eager for year to start

Belle Plaine: High school machine shop gets welcomed addition

Crookston: Board members wowed by school’s latest transformation

Crookston: Schools start on the same day for everyone this year

Sibley East: School board approves e-learning plan for 2019-2020

Minnewaska Area: Superintendent updates school board on enrollment and coaches

BEMIDJI PIONEER

Honors: Education association recognizes teachers, support staff and lay educators

BRAINERD DISPATCH

Court: Brainerd School District reaches $50,000 settlement with employee in locker room attack

FAIRMONT SENTINEL

Policy: Fairmont Area shifting some student policies

ROCHESTER POST-BULLETIN

Facilities: Elementary school vandalized during the weekend



TUESDAY, AUGUST 27

THE MSBA ADVOCATE

Advocacy: Become a Delegate and build good policy for our public schools — nominate yourself or a board colleague today

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE

Courts: Man pleads guilty to shooting school bus driver

ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS

Buildings: Critics challenge independence of experts reviewing St. Paul school construction woes

MPR

Health: Program aims to ease summer food gap for school kids

FOX 9

Transporation: Districts scramble to fill bus driver positions ahead of school year

GREATER MINNESOTA WEEKLIES

Alexandria: School board concerned for students who vape

Alexandria: Board implements at-home learning for snow days

Brandon-Evansville: School board approves $7.8 million for indoor air quality improvements

Kingsland: School board approves new building and grounds director

Lanesboro: School board prepares for return of students

Lanesboro: School district opens bidding for facilities project

Menahga: New high school nears completion

Morris Area: Board adds fifth kindergarten section

Rushford-Peterson: School board examines open enrollment guidelines, discipline policies

Rushford-Peterson: New activities director, special education teacher ready for upcoming school year

Park Rapids Area: School board reverses student’s expulsion

Park Rapids Area: New CTE teacher aims to revive ag education

Red Lake: Majority white schools with American Indian mascots said they haven’t felt recent pressure to change

Sleepy Eye: Board members question once-a-week music class

Spring Grove: School board looks toward another great year

Spring Grove: New teachers ready for new year

AUSTIN DAILY HERALD

Buildings: Hayfield teachers move back into renovated school

BRAINERD DISPATCH

Buildings: Brainerd approves designs for a host of district schools

Budget: Pine River-Backus to discuss tax abatement request

DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE

Administration: Denfeld fortunate to find substitute principal

FAIRMONT SENTINEL

Curriculum: Community Education offers expanded program

FARIBAULT DAILY NEWS

Community: Teachers get to know Faribault

MANKATO FREE PRESS

Preschool: New day care center a first for Cleveland

ROCHESTER POST-BULLETIN

Referendum: St. Charles takes two-question request to voters



MONDAY, AUGUST 26

THE MSBA ADVOCATE

Politics: IDEA full funding bills may appear on U.S. House agenda later this year

ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS

Referendum: East metro voters will decide school requests, board races

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Court: Federal appeals court upholds lower court ruling in favor of Washington state district on use of isolation booth

Teaching: Teacher shortage and greater demands reportedly lead to higher salaries

WCNC

Safety: Company makes bullet-resistant doors for schools

SUBURBAN WEEKLIES

Program: Teachers explore industry needs to better prepare students for the future

AUSTIN DAILY HERALD

Administration: Third superintendent within months envisions a healing district

BEMIDJI PIONEER

Mascots: What’s in a team name?

DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE

Safety: School bus drivers tally more than 600 stop-arm violations per day

FAIRMONT SENTINEL

Calendar: Granada-Huntley-East Chain unveils plans for e-learning days

FARGO-MOORHEAD FORUM

Curriculum: Minnesota met special-ed expectations, but there’s room to grow

MARSHALL INDEPENDENT

Accident: Truck hits Lakeview school bus, no injuries reported

OWATONNA PEOPLE'S PRESS

Funding: Donation helps school continue STEAM education

ST. CLOUD TIMES

Buildings: Unmatched Tech High School ready for students

WINONA DAILY NEWS & WINONA POST

Teaching: Mentoring program enters fifth year



FRIDAY, AUGUST 23

THE MSBA ADVOCATE

Data: North Star accountability system results will be available in August

State Fair: Advocate for education at Minnesota State Fair

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE

Crime: Former Long Prairie physical education teacher, former Viking found dead in his home

ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS

Referendums: Lakeville Area sports domes will be decided by voters

MINNPOST

Graduation: Push to increase educational attainment reveals stark racial disparities

EDUCATION WEEK

Data: Higher percentages of charter school leaders are people of color compared to traditional public schools

THE WASHINGTON POST

Security: Michigan high school being built with curved hallways, barriers to thwart potential shooter

SUBURBAN WEEKLIES

Data: Ranking site names Edina High School top public college prep school in Minnesota

Data: St. Michael-Albertville ranked sixth best school district in Minnesota

Election: Two of three Richfield School Board incumbents file for re-election

Election: St. Louis Park resident announces candidacy for school board

Referendum: Burnsville-Eagan-Savage District School Board calls for November referendum

AUSTIN DAILY HERALD

Administration: LeRoy-Ostrander offers interim superintendent job to Butterfield-Odin superintendent

BRAINERD DISPATCH

Safety: Multiple agencies conduct safety drill at high school

FARIBAULT DAILY NEWS

Curriculum: Schools offer program expansions

MARSHALL INDEPENDENT

Health: Marshall expands school nurse position

NEW ULM JOURNAL

Curriculum: School forest enrolled into DNR program

OWATONNA PEOPLE'S PRESS

Buildings: Owatonna makes building improvements

WEST CENTRAL TRIBUNE

Referendum: Lac qui Parle Valley considers $39.5 million in school improvements



THURSDAY, AUGUST 22

ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS

Negotiations: St. Paul teachers seek mediation over $4 million health insurance flap

MINNPOST

Election: A preview of the St. Paul School Board race

GREATER MINNESOTA WEEKLIES

Belle Plaine: School district welcomes new faces for 2019-2020 school year

Chatfield: Teacher excited to return to district in new role

Chatfield: Kindergarten teacher returns to district

Grand Rapids: School board approves contract for interim superintendent

Kingsland: One candidate files for special school board election

Kingsland: New fifth-grade teacher excited for school start

Minnewaska Area: School board hears from amateur baseball director on beer sales

Mountain Lake: School board OKs extra project funds

Rushford-Peterson: New superintendent settles in

Windom Area: School year starts Monday

Windom Area: District welcomes new teachers

Worthington: School board commits additional $3 million to November referendum

Worthington, Windom Area and Adrian: School districts balance student meal debt

FAIRMONT SENTINEL

Teaching: Fairmont Area looking for kindergarten teachers

FARGO-MOORHEAD FORUM

Feature: Kids get a sneak peek at their class before first day of school

FARIBAULT DAILY NEWS

Community: Backpacks supply hundreds of children

MANKATO FREE PRESS

Curriculum: GED pilot program launched in county

ROCHESTER POST-BULLETIN

Referendum: Three-question referendum coming to Zumbrota-Mazeppa

WAHPETON-BRECKENRIDGE DAILY NEWS

Feature: The best speller in the county



WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 21

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE

Diversity: Parents push for answers in Eastern Carver district after racist incidents

ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS

Diversity: St. Paul superintendent calls for monthly meetings, strategy on racial equity

Administration: Board to work on contract extension for superintendent

ALBERT LEA TRIBUNE

Calendar: Students return for another year of school

BRAINERD DISPATCH

Buildings: Playground nears completion

MARSHALL INDEPENDENT

Referendum: Tax burden a big question for Milroy petitioners

OWATONNA PEOPLE'S PRESS

Feature: Owatonna welcomes new employees

ROCHESTER POST-BULLETIN

Buildings: Previous bidders will make their case for former Red Wing school building



TUESDAY, AUGUST 20

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE

Buildings: An early homecoming for Minnehaha Academy students

ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS

Curriculum: St. Paul’s YouthPower rows toward a better understanding of black teens

GREATER MINNESOTA WEEKLIES

Big Lake: School district adding curriculum

Carlton and Cloquet: School boards discuss collaboration possibilities

Carlton and Wrenshall: School districts look for common ground

Chisago Lakes: Fourth-grade enrollment closed for non-residents

Cloquet: School district adds auditorium manager position

Cloquet: School board approves ticket increases

Cloquet: District closes open enrollment for five grades

Eden Valley-Watkins: District rehires principal; construction project finishing up

Ely: District plans to get public input on facilities project

Moose Lake: School board fills vacancy

North Branch Area: School board hears good financial news

Perham-Dent: School board approves teacher hiring due to higher enrollment

Sleepy Eye: Staff returns for new school year

ALBERT LEA TRIBUNE

Planning: Albert Lea Area schools to focus on streamlined improvement

BRAINERD DISPATCH

Teaching: What you need to know for preparing for first day of school

NEW ULM JOURNAL

Calendar: Some area districts start school

ROCHESTER POST-BULLETIN

Health: Backpack program grows to Lewiston-Altura

ST. CLOUD TIMES

Mascot: School tiger finds a new home

WEST CENTRAL TRIBUNE

Calendar: Benson opens a week early to aid construction schedule



MONDAY, AUGUST 19

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE

Calendar: As some students flock to fair, others are already in classrooms

Community: Students to build solar suitcases to light up classrooms in Kenya’s refugee camp

Graduation: A push to rethink remedial education

ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS

Benefits: St. Paul threatens to sue teachers over health insurance

Choice: St. Paul settles rent dispute with Woodbury charter school

HEALTHDAY

Health: U.S. schools trying to counter underage vaping

BEMIDJI PIONEER

Curriculum: Does pre-kindergarten make a difference?

FARGO-MOORHEAD FORUM

Diversity: Fargo-Moorhead area could see double-digit growth for black, Hispanic college students

FARIBAULT DAILY NEWS

Safety: Security enhancements about to begin at three Faribault schools

MANKATO FREE PRESS

Curriculum: Expanding Head Start is building school readiness

ST. CLOUD TIMES

Administration: Sauk Rapids-Rice principal resigns after 18 years



FRIDAY, AUGUST 16

MINNPOST

Transportation: School bus driver shortage persists, prompting new recruitment strategies

SUBURBAN WEEKLIES

Administration: Farmington Area School Board names interim superintendent

Election: Two Anoka-Hennepin School Board races contested

Election: Three candidates file for Eden Prairie School Board

Election: Four candidates file to run for three seats on Fridley School Board

Election: Eight candidates file for Hopkins School Board

Election: Eleven candidates file for Minnetonka School Board election

Election: Twelve candidates to run for Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan School Board

Election: Ten candidates file for South Washington County School Board seats

Election: Four candidates file for three seats on Spring Lake Park School Board

Election: Nine candidates vie for four seats on St. Louis Park School Board

Election: Eight candidates file for Wayzata School Board election

Facilities: Construction continues at Roseville Area as school nears

Honors: North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale students win top innovation award for anti-bullying school program

Honors: South St. Paul Secondary teachers to receive diversity award

Policy: Hastings School Board discusses e-learning policy, off day for behavior training

GREATER MINNESOTA WEEKLIES

Crookston: Two candidates file for school board election

Jackson County Central: School board gives nod to special election

Worthington: School board committees consider sense motion

Zumbrota-Mazeppa: New referendum will likely have three questions

NEW ULM JOURNAL

Schedule: Sleepy Eye School Board discusses elementary school schedule

WINONA DAILY NEWS & WINONA POST

Donation: Winona Area School Board won’t accept donation for fourth-grade orchestra



THURSDAY, AUGUST 15

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE

Health: Teen lung diseases linked to vaping

ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS

Election: Ten candidates file for four seats on St. Paul School Board

MINNPOST

Column: Diverse students need diverse teachers

BUSINESS INSIDER

Data: Ninety-four percent of school teachers pay for classroom supplies

GREATER MINNESOTA WEEKLIES

Cambridge-Isanti: District names interim superintendent

Chatfield: School board updated on district survey results

Glencoe-Silver Lake: School board OKs levy request for voters

Kingsland: Board sets referendum session, gets update on school staffing

Monticello: Summer Magic Program gives educators opportunity to work with students from migrant families

ALBERT LEA TRIBUNE

Crime: Teen arrested after threatening violence at high school

BRAINERD DISPATCH

Administration: Todd Lyscio retires as Crosslake school director

DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE

Administration: Duluth to use outside firm for superintendent search

GRAND FORKS HERALD

Planning: Crookston’s five-year plan will focus on four core values

ROCHESTER POST-BULLETIN

Budget: Austin to consider increased operating levy

Curriculum: John Marshall High School to become full-service community school

ST. CLOUD TIMES

Health: Community garden donations added to school lunches

WINONA DAILY NEWS & WINONA POST

Teaching: Future teachers, community to find new opportunities at college’s Education Village



WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 14

THE MSBA WEEKLY ADVOCATE

Honors: MSBA announces its 2019 Legislator of Distinction award recipients

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE

Benefits: St. Paul teachers pitch compromise over health-care issue

Buildings: Demolition day comes for church as German Immersion School expands

MPR

Diversity: Native American tour is designed to educate teachers on historical trauma

CHALKBEAT

Funding: Four studies show that more money for schools results in better student outcomes

SUBURBAN WEEKLIES

Administration: Stillwater Area School Board split over mediation offer, superintendent's future remains uncertain

GREATER MINNESOTA WEEKLIES

Barnesville: Voters approve three referendum questions

Blue Earth Area: School board receives updates, holds strategic planning work session

Lester Prairie: Preliminary results show referendum passing by eight votes

Paynesville Area: District voters OK referendum

Proctor: School district starts strategic planning process with MSBA

BRAINERD DISPATCH

Buildings: Designs in the works for schools

DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE

Curriculum: Northland teachers get their feet wet

FAIRMONT SENTINEL

Referendum: Blue Earth Area to host forums on levy

FARGO-MOORHEAD FORUM

Negotiations: Moorhead Area teachers waiting on contract

Referendum: Barnesville voters approve all three questions in $27 million referendum

MANKATO FREE PRESS

Trip: Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton students visit the lower 48 states

NEW ULM JOURNAL

Personnel: Sleepy Eye School Board considers personnel changes



TUESDAY, AUGUST 13

THE MSBA WEEKLY ADVOCATE

Honors: MSBA announces its 2019 Legislator of Distinction award recipients

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE

Community: Central High graduates celebrate at Philando Castile event

ALBERT LEA TRIBUNE

Diversity: Staff receive cultural competency training

AUSTIN DAILY HERALD

Administration: LeRoy-Ostrander hires temporary superintendent

BRAINERD DISPATCH

Cooperation: Brainerd dissolves dance, swimming agreements with Pillager

DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE

Curriculum: Northland teachers get their feet wet

FARGO-MOORHEAD FORUM

Referendum: Moorhead Area approves November 5 bond question

OWATONNA PEOPLE'S PRESS

Referendum: Owatonna set for another high school bond vote

WEST CENTRAL TRIBUNE

Calendar: Willmar calendar includes snow days in June, just in case



MONDAY, AUGUST 12

THE MSBA ADVOCATE

Politics: U.S. Department of Education invites special education grant applications

Politics: Senators express concern about new tax forms impact on student aid applications

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE

Buildings: Demolition begins today for former church

Funding: State seeks applicants for Farm to School grants

Referendum: Lakeville Area levy aims to bring two sports domes to city

ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS

Preschool: Day care costs among the highest in nation

MPR

Shooting: El Paso students start school in wake of tragedy

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Court: Judge rules in favor of transgender student in case involving Virginia school board’s policy regarding bathrooms

THE HILL

Security: Cyberattacks find easy target in nation’s schools

GREATER MINNESOTA WEEKLIES

Crookston: School district answers questions on upcoming referendum

Park Rapids Area: First day at high school will be about relationships

Park Rapids Area: School board hears presentation from ACEs group

ALBERT LEA TRIBUNE

Graduation: Free GED program available

DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE

Administration: Denfeld principal placed on leave

FAIRMONT SENTINEL

Policy: Granada-Huntley-East Chain revises tardy policy

FARGO-MOORHEAD FORUM

Funding: ClearTheLists is helping teachers purchase school supplies

OWATONNA PEOPLE'S PRESS

Curriculum: Students embrace civics during D.C. trip

ROCHESTER POST-BULLETIN

Buildings: Should this be the site of Rochester’s new middle school?

Referendum: Hundreds of Zumbrota-Mazeppa residents complete survey

ST. CLOUD TIMES

Buildings: Two schools switch to pre-K through grade 5 schools

WAHPETON-BRECKENRIDGE DAILY NEWS

Buildings: Campbell school recognized for being 100 years old

WEST CENTRAL TRIBUNE

Calendar: Willmar School Board to set school calendar



FRIDAY, AUGUST 9

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE

Editorial: St. Paul teachers should honor contract

ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS

Courts: Student with ADHD sues for seventh year of baseball eligibility

SUBURBAN WEEKLIES

Administration: Former Eden Prairie principal named interim principal at Perpich Center

Administration: Stillwater Area superintendent alleges school board member asked her to resign prior to evaluation

Election: Three Anoka-Hennepin School Board seats up for election

Election: Filing open for four seats on Eden Prairie School Board

Election: Five candidates file for Hopkins School Board

Election: Six candidates file for Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan School Board

Election: Six candidates file for St. Louis Park School Board

Honors: Lakeville Area nurse named Minnesota Nurse of the Year

Honors: Lakeville Area staff receive humanitarian awards

Referendum: Lakeville Area School Board agrees to pair capital, operating levies

Referendum: Watertown-Mayer School Board OKs taking levy to ballot

GREATER MINNESOTA WEEKLIES

Aitkin: School board discusses MSBA standards

Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose: Board approves November referendum

DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE

Curriculum: Zoo plans to open nature-based preschool

MANKATO FREE PRESS

Choice: Henderson’s New Country School celebrates 25 years

OWATONNA PEOPLE'S PRESS

Administration: Jake Schwarz excited to return as Blooming Prairie principal

ST. CLOUD TIMES

Health: School lunches get creative after relaxed rules



THURSDAY, AUGUST 8

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE

Curriculum: Project Scientist camp lets girls fly

Health: Minneapolis offering free vaccines for kids ahead of school

ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS

Board: St. Paul members aren’t paid enough

MINNPOST

Teaching: Pipeline to develop ethnic teachers has scholarships, open seats

GREATER MINNESOTA WEEKLIES

Aitkin: School Board discusses MSBA standards for leadership

Alexandria: Makercamp lets kids become carpenters

Big Lake: Board OKs 10-year school maintenance plan

Brandon-Evansville: School board approves two-question referendum

Chatfield: Local banks provide grant for teachers to enhance learning

Detroit Lakes: Thirty AmeriCorps tutors pledge to serve area students

Fillmore Central: Fifth-grade teachers prep take-home science backpacks

Hutchinson: School district moves to online enrollment

Kingsland: Student designs Ag Days button

Moose Lake: Resignation leaves vacancy on school board

Morris Area: Construction won’t delay school start

Nevis: School district saves $12,000 with low-interest bonds

Nevis: District makes plans for start of school

Pine Island: District hires new activities director

Princeton: Superintendent details district’s improvement plan

St. James: Sen. Tina Smith reintroduces a bill to address teacher shortage

United South Central: New principal ready for first day of school

AUSTIN DAILY HERALD

Calendar: Southland students get an early jump on the school year

BEMIDJI PIONEER

Administration: Pierz superintendent facing DWI charges

BRAINERD DISPATCH

Curriculum: CLC event aims to raise up girls

MANKATO FREE PRESS

Election: Candidates file for St. Peter School Board

OWATONNA PEOPLE'S PRESS

Administration: New superintendent focused on listening to all voices in Blooming Prairie

WINONA DAILY NEWS & WINONA POST

Donation: Winona Ara School Board presented with $22,000 for reinstatement of orchestra program



WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 7

THE MSBA ADVOCATE

Curriculum: Gov. Walz, Lt. Gov. Flanagan announce $2.5 million grant to provide proven drug and alcohol reduction curriculum in schools

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE

Community: United Way expands back-to-school backpack campaign

ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS

Courts: Judge calls transgender student’s case too important to dismiss

MPR

Health: Early diagnosis crucial in dyslexia

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Data: About 44 percent of public schools have threat assessment teams

OWATONNA PEOPLE'S PRESS

Curriculum: Local teachers receive a science education

ST. CLOUD TIMES

Referendum: Sauk Rapids-Rice adds question to the ballot

WINONA DAILY NEWS & WINONA POST

Administration: New director of finance wants to think big at Winona



TUESDAY, AUGUST 6

THE MSBA ADVOCATE

Grants: Minnesota Department of Education offering several teacher program grants

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE

Buildings: Demolition nears for former church after charter expansion

MPR

Truancy: Harsh results for truancy are changing

EDUCATION WEEK

Survey: Half of teachers say they’ve considered quitting

THE WASHINGTON POST

Survey: Poll shows widespread frustration among teachers over pay and respect

ALBERT LEA TRIBUNE

Policy: District updates policies, handbooks

AUSTIN DAILY HERALD

Graduation: College prep class changes everything

FARIBAULT DAILY NEWS

Teaching: Area schools work to address teacher shortage, increase teacher diversity

MARSHALL INDEPENDENT

History: Fair exhibit showcases Lincoln County schools

OWATONNA PEOPLE'S PRESS

Curriculum: Owatonna to implement REACH program



MONDAY, AUGUST 5

THE MSBA ADVOCATE

Proclamation: Gov. Walz orders flags at half-staff in honor of victims in El Paso and Dayton

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE

Administration: Lucy Laney Elementary School principal to lead Minneapolis North High School

Budget: St. Paul teachers’ health insurance move threatens budget

Campaign: Low graduation rate prompts ad branding Minnesota as “worst” for students of color

Investigation: Minneapolis police investigating anti-Semitic graffiti on school door

ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS

Facilities: City of Lakeville waits to see what Lakeville Area School District will do with sports dome proposal

MPR

Report: Racist incidents in schools point to deep-seated, structural problems

MINNPOST

Data: Minneapolis has a low population of children

KSTP

Referendums: At least 30 school districts expected to ask voters for money this fall

EDUCATION WEEK

Absenteeism: Every Student Succeeds Act puts pressure on schools to reduce student absences — here's how they might do it

MANKATO FREE PRESS

Community: Fundraising effort aims to help Mankato-area families struggling to pay school lunch costs

Election: Candidate filings underway for St. Peter School Board election

ROCHESTER POST-BULLETIN

Donation: Winona Area School Board ponders strings attached to orchestra gift

ST. CLOUD TIMES

Community: Business owner leads charge to ease St. Cloud school lunch debt

WEST CENTRAL TRIBUNE

Donation: Bremer Bank donates 100 backpacks of school supplies to Willmar students



FRIDAY, AUGUST 2

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE

Crime: Police investigating anti-Semitic graffiti on school door

ST. PAUL PIONEEER PRESS

Column: St. Paul teachers’ decision to switch insurance plans was methodical and transparent

Sports: Youth nonprofits get free space in Wild’s new rooftop practice facility

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Transportation: Iowa State Board of Education to require seat belts on school buses

THE ATLANTIC

Report: “Isolating borders” lead to funding disparities between adjacent school districts

SUBURBAN WEEKLIES

Administration: Robbinsdale Area School Board provides positive summary of superintendent’s evaluation

Administration: Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan hires elementary school principal

Administration: Residents rally for Stillwater Area superintendent

Election: Multiple new candidates file for Hastings School Board

Elections: Elections coming up in Anoka-Hennepin, Fridley and Spring Lake Park school districts

Facilities: Richfield High School’s construction project continues

Food service: Columbia Heights schools to offer free breakfast this fall

Honors: Anoka-Hennepin middle school child nutrition assistant receives regional recognition

Program: Air care chopper visits summer program at Anoka-Hennepin elementary school

Referendum: White Bear Lake Area’s bond would be biggest in state history

GREATER MINNESOTA WEEKLIES

Crookston: Superintendent committed to keeping strategic plan at the forefront

Jackson County Central: Resident survey respondents support decommissioning middle school

Perham-Dent: School board discusses new student success coordinator job

Sauk Rapids-Rice: School board approves plan to put to voters

Sleepy Eye: Superintendent advocates for public education in Washington, D.C.

FARGO-MOORHEAD FORUM

Discipline: How did schools get here?

OWATONNA PEOPLE'S PRESS

Referendum: Owatonna School Board moves closer to bond referendum on November ballot



THURSDAY, AUGUST 1

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE

Health: Minneapolis homeless students, families getting housing support

Health: 500,000 children would lose free school meals under Trump plan

MPR

Diversity: Racial slurs poison school culture

CHALKBEAT

Research: States with more poor students tend to spend less on education

EDUCATION WEEK

Study: Teacher collaboration helpful in school transition

GREATER MINNESOTA WEEKLIES

Aitkin: School district hires school financial management company

Lanesboro: School board brought up to speed on construction project progress

Le Sueur-Henderson: Board plans creation of community engagement task force for referendum

Rushford-Peterson: School board welcomes new superintendent, finalizes sale of building

AUSTIN DAILY HERALD

Feature: First day of school for two elementaries

FAIRMONT SENTINEL

Teaching: Educators invest time in training

ROCHESTER POST-BULLETIN

Curriculum: UCare program aids GED studies in Mower County