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Jordan team cancels game at Minneapolis Roosevelt after Trump sign controversy  SW News Media

The Jordan boys basketball has cancelled its game Monday at Minneapolis Roosevelt High School, where it was scheduled to play Minneapolis Patrick Henry at ...



Minneapolis Roosevelt High's basketball team met with Trump banner in Jordan, Minnesota  City Pages

On Tuesday night, as the Minneapolis Roosevelt High School basketball team tipped off against their opponent in Jordan, some players likely noticed a large, ...



Jordan team cancels Minneapolis Roosevelt game in wake of Trump sign controversy  SW News Media

The Jordan boys basketball has cancelled its game Monday at Minneapolis Roosevelt High School, where it was scheduled to play Minneapolis Patrick Henry at ...



'Keep America Great' banner at high school basketball game sparks uproar  Fox News

A Minnesota high school is being investigated after fans of the boys' high school basketball team were spotted holding a “Keep America Great” banner ...



Readers Write: Trump flag at Jordan-Roosevelt high school basketball game, equality vs. equity, the labor movement, Target and Thor Cos., the Rush Line and White Bear Lake  Star Tribune

The headline for an article inside the Jan. 17 Minnesota section was “Trump flag creates a stir at prep basketball game.” I was intrigued. In the article, the coach ...



Target tells Twin Cities nonprofits it's 'evolving' its grants program  MinnPost

At MPR, Marianne Combs writes, “For the past several days, representatives of Target Foundation have been calling the Twin Cities organizations it supports, ...



HS Basketball coach saw Trump banner in the stands as racism  GOPUSA

The coach of the Minneapolis Roosevelt High School boys basketball team questioned on Wednesday why young fans at his road game in Jordan prominently ...



How Roosevelt High School principal keeps the students coming back  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Roosevelt High School Principal Michael Bradley roams the halls at a time when most students should be in class. Here comes a student heading to the ...



At Roosevelt High School, a quiet cultural revolution is taking hold  MinnPost.com

Editor's note: In the weeks before school let out, MinnPost had the chance to spend time in Minneapolis Public Schools where a quiet sea change in the craft of ...



Minneapolis high school students walk out for gun control  KMSP-TV

High school students in Minneapolis walked out of class Wednesday morning to protest gun violence following a mass shooting at a Florida high school last ...



In Minneapolis, a 'house of horrors' hidden in plain sight  Star Tribune

Leslie Asher recalls feeling sickened the moment she discovered that one of her students, a high school junior with severe developmental disabilities, was ...



Hopkins middle school begins to move on after student tragedy  Star Tribune

Hundreds of young students flooded the halls of Hopkins West Junior High School on Friday morning clutching scissors, tape and reams of colorful wrapping ...



Richard Johnson, the "Music Man" of Roosevelt High School, dies at age 92  Star Tribune

Richard Johnson felt music in his bones, and enabled countless teenagers to feel it in their hearts. From 1963 to 1983, Johnson led the band and orchestra ...



Minneapolis Roosevelt High senior is in ICU with soccer game injury  Minneapolis Star Tribune

A Roosevelt High School student was seriously hurt during a soccer game Monday in St. Paul and is hospitalized in intensive care, according to a post on the ...



Teen fleeing troopers in stolen SUV hits vehicle, kills 3 in Minneapolis  Star Tribune

A teenager speeding from state troopers in a stolen SUV hit another vehicle and killed three people early Sunday at a south Minneapolis intersection, where the ...



Troy Quenemoen, Roosevelt girls softball coach, dies at 52  Star Tribune

During a tumultuous childhood in western Minnesota, Troy Quenemoen immersed himself in the world of comic books, where obstacles are always overcome ...



Mpls. high school bets on arts as way to keep students in class  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Theater shows, art exhibits and musical performances are all part of Roosevelt High School's strategy to engage students in school and ultimately boost ...



The art of civil debate  KARE11.com

MINNEAPOLIS - On Wednesday, Breaking the News went to the Minnesota Urban Debate League summer camp to ask two students one question: Can we find ...



Horror movie director to film movies in Minnesota  Star Tribune

Werewolves and zombies (playing football) may be coming to the Iron Range at a location near you.



Minneapolis parents and students protest school budget cuts  Star Tribune

More than 100 parents, students and school employees pleaded with the Minneapolis school board Tuesday night to preserve jobs and funding in the face of a ...



Spanish Heritage program at Roosevelt High helps boost Latino graduation rates, student voice  MinnPost

The Minnesota Department of Education recently announced that high school graduation rates have risen 6.4 percentage points since 2010 and the graduation ...



In St. Paul, 20000 rally for gun control  Star Tribune

In a T-shirt emblazoned with the words “Voice, power, change,” the lanky teen stepped up to a crowded podium on the steps of the Minnesota State Capitol on ...



Why the $25M MN Schools Received to Improve 'Facility Security' May Do Little to Make Students More Secure  Twin Cities Business Magazine

The money will be available for things like bullet-proof glass, metal detectors and security cameras — but not to fund any type of personnel, whether it's school ...



1 Dead in Minneapolis House Fire  KSTP

One person is dead following a house fire near Roosevelt High School early Sunday...



High school students take polite gun-control pitches to the Capitol — and get hard truths  St. Paul Pioneer Press

The tight-knit group of high schoolers descended on the Capitol without a single protest sign or parent in tow. Many wore suits and ties, as immaculate as ...



Mpls. father charged with torturing daughters had history of abuse  Star Tribune

A Minneapolis father who was arrested in February for the alleged rape and torture of his twin daughters with developmental disabilities has a history of abusing ...



A small but significant contributor to funding inequities in Minneapolis Public Schools: donations  MinnPost

While these funds account for a small portion of the total dollars schools have access to, they can greatly alter the experience students and teachers have at ...



Meet the at-large School Board candidates  Southwest Journal

Minneapolis voters will decide between five at-large School Board candidates in the Aug. 14 primary. Voters can select up to two of the candidates, with the top ...



John Norman Viken, 85, of Ely, dies  The Ely Echo

A celebration of John's life will be held at the Front Porch Coffee & Tea Co. in Ely, MN on Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 4 p.m.. John Norman Viken, 85, of Ely, ...



Twin Cities mayors praise high school debaters  Star Tribune

Mayors Frey and Carter judged some of the Twin Cities' most argumentative high schoolers on their performances.



Custodians oppose cuts in Minneapolis School District  Star Tribune

Several from Roosevelt High spoke at a board meeting against the district's plan to cut back from about 100 engineers-in-charge and assistant engineers to just ...



Mpls. School District plans to cut most building engineers, raising concerns about safety  Star Tribune

The Minneapolis Public Schools' plan to drastically reduce the number of engineers fully licensed to fix problems in its buildings has sparked safety concerns ...



Growing manufacturers are trying to interest more high school students in careers  Star Tribune

Hundreds of the nearly 8000 Minnesota manufacturers opened their doors this month to high school students thinking about careers making things.



Go Spuds! Minnesota's most common — and most creative — high school mascots  MinnPost

The Minnesota boys state hockey tournament kicked off Wednesday in St. Paul with a face-off between Cougars and the Zephyrs. The Dragons played the ...



HAMILTON's Celebrated Education Program, EduHam, Will Come To Minneapolis  Broadway World

Hennepin Theatre Trust announced today the innovative educational program that debuted at HAMILTON on Broadway will continue in Minneapolis on ...



Hundreds of Minnesota students walk out, rally for gun control on 19th anniversary of Columbine shooting  Star Tribune

Hundreds of Minnesota students walked out of their classrooms Friday to push for stricter gun-control measures and mark the 19th anniversary of the Columbine ...



OPINION EXCHANGE | Minneapolis schools must go big or go home  Star Tribune

The Minneapolis Public Schools are planning to go to the polls in this fall's election to ask for more money. They are going to ask for the wrong amount for the ...



School safety concerns persist in Minnesota as new school year begins  Star Tribune

Two weeks before the first day of classes, teachers and staff at Bloomington's Valley View Middle School were already back at work, participating in the kind of ...



Students, DFL lawmakers aim to harness gun protest momentum  Star Tribune

Minnesota students and DFL state senators, hoping to capitalize on momentum from this weekend's gun control rallies, renewed their push Monday for firearm ...



How to build a workforce for builders  Finance and Commerce

Initiative's programs teach young people about construction jobs.



EDITORIAL | Minnesota needs a new focus on struggling schools, students  Star Tribune

Minnesota students are beginning a new school year with news of an old, stubbornly entrenched school problem. Statewide test scores released last week show ...



Robert Jenkins, big-band musician who composed advertising tunes, dies at 80  Star Tribune

The Minneapolis native and Roosevelt High School grad first made his mark as a freelance musician.



Mohamed in the middle: Somali teen struggles to find place after high school  Star Tribune

Mohamed Hassan feels his panic rising as he strolls on a hushed University of Minnesota campus one brilliant summer afternoon. In just a few weeks, the stately ...



Meet the Minnesota students taking the lead on state gun-control legislation  MinnPost

Ben Jaeger and Adrian Ali-Caccamo have been working to gauge and build bipartisan support for Sen. Matt Little's student-led bill to mandate criminal ...



Schools across state aim to diversify advanced classes  Minneapolis Star Tribune

NouJee Lor has her sights set on a career in biology — she hopes through studies at the University of Minnesota — and that means the St. Paul high school ...



Hopkins man guilty in death of 18-year-old gunned down in Minneapolis park  Star Tribune

A Hopkins man has been found guilty of first-degree murder in the shooting death last year of an 18-year-old man in a Minneapolis park, according to the ...



Concern for after school program funding after proposed federal budget cuts  KMSP-TV

The proposed federal budget could cost Minnesota $12 million in federal after school program funding and affect as many as 23000 students across the state.



Readers Write: Minneapolis and housing, sexual-assault allegation against Brett Kavanaugh  Star Tribune

Enough is enough. The Sept. 15 Star Tribune chronicles a second person dying at the Hiawatha Avenue homeless encampment and how the camp has ...



As their Minneapolis community deals with fear and paranoia,...  Duluth News Tribune

MINNEAPOLIS - Feysal Yusuf and Abdikani Abdi don't know who might be watching them these days, but it wasn't college basketball recruiters on the first ...



At graduation time, reflecting on what it means to be MPS Strong  MinnPost

For the last two years, as I've met countless Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) students and staff in every one of our schools, I've reflected on what it means to ...



Frank Sandberg, railroad enthusiast and design engineer, dies at 76  Star Tribune

Frank Sandberg Jr. loved railroading, but declined to pursue it as a career. A job with a railroad might ruin his hobby. Instead, he became a design engineer, ...



Does Minneapolis schools' mentor program work? Data cast doubt  Minnesota Public Radio News

A student support program designed in part to curb dropout rates that began in Minneapolis and spread around the country is under new scrutiny in its home ...



Bat found on path near Lake Harriet tests positive for rabies  Star Tribune

A sick bat found on the ground near a Lake Harriet walking path has tested positive for rabies, prompting state health officials to issue an alert about the ...



State Fair rides, free stages reopen after severe storm rolls through  Star Tribune

A line of strong storms felled trees and power lines in parts of Minnesota but largely spared the State Fair, with rides and entertainment lineups only temporarily ...



Robert Holmes, who died at 91, built a consulting firm with global reach  Star Tribune

Robert Holmes was a risk-taker who jumped motorcycles, raced cars and boats and flew airplanes, but he was also a meticulous man who organized the ...



5 swept up in Minnesota immigration raids still in custody  Star Tribune

Five people swept up in immigration raids this week at hog operations in Minnesota remained in custody Friday, while three others were released and ordered to ...



Dayton's project yields another treasure | NewsCut  MPR News

Stephanie Ofsthun says she barely remembers losing her wallet as a teenager. But now she has her combination for her school locker, pictures of her friends, ...



Big march is over, but Twin Cities students are all in on gun control  Star Tribune

Plans are taking shape for April 20 school walkouts tied to the anniversary of the Columbine High shootings, along with a rally that afternoon at the State Capitol.



Lois Marie Vidmar  Mesabi Daily News

Lois Marie Vidmar, 73, Virginia, passed away Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, in the Virginia Care Center. Lois was born July 19, 1945, in Virginia to Marie (Gentilini) ...



Report: Minneapolis police body camera usage remains steady  Star Tribune

Minneapolis police are turning on their body cameras about 80 percent of the time when responding to calls and during most public interactions — a dramatic ...



Readers Write: Southwest light rail, Minneapolis 2040 Plan, birthright citizenship  Star Tribune

So Hennepin County Commissioner Peter McLaughlin is to be honored for supporting the Southwest light-rail line, an outrageously costly project (“Southwest ...



EDITORIAL | Dean Phillips is a fresh voice for the Third District  Star Tribune

Dean Phillips is a *fresh*, positive voice on Minnesota's political scene who could be part of a new generation in Congress that moves this country back to a more ...



Mary Litsheim, FEMA mediator from Roseville, dies on deployment to California wildfires  Star Tribune

The 74-year-old died Nov. 19 in a car crash while on her way to establish a disaster recovery center in Chico, Calif.



Readers Write: University of Minnesota presidential selection process, the state of discourse, hunting photos, men and loneliness  Star Tribune

The recent editorial endorsing the “lone” finalist scheme concocted by the University of Minnesota Board of Regents for selecting the successor to outgoing ...



Analysis: Minnesota Cheers a Booming Graduation Rate — Even as Fewer of Those Grads Can Read or Do Math at a High School Level  The 74

Some years ago, I was visiting with an inmate in a state prison, a young black man. We'd finished combing through his case, which was a study in sundry ...



Ken 'Butch' Garden  Mesabi Daily News

Ken “Butch” Garden, 67, of Duluth, formerly Virginia, passed into the arms of his Lord and Savior on Saturday, September 22, 2018 at the RSI Medin House in ...



Readers Write: George H.W. Bush's legacy, diverse educators and Minneapolis police Christmas tree  Star Tribune

We could learn from the lesson a student taught in 1991.



Antoine Winfield Jr. thrilled to be back on field for Gophers – and now he might never leave it  Star Tribune

Antoine Winfield Jr. is quite the popular guy these days. On social media, Winfield starred in one of the top highlight clips of college football's opening week.



Budget woes pinching sports in Minneapolis schools, and parents are taking notice  Star Tribune

Kids across Minneapolis are playing badminton without racquets and sharing the same jersey number at soccer games. They're piling into Grandma's minivan to ...



Readers Write: Minnesota and diversity, Minneapolis school board race, headlines, Sunday comics  Star Tribune

I am proud to call Minnesota home. We have robust communities, diverse cultures and wonderful resources. We have a can-do spirit that will not be squashed, ...



Readers Write: Atmospheric impressions of an election door knocker, Peter McLaughlin's service to the community, the national direction, the Eighth District  Star Tribune

Thank you, residents of Minneapolis, for your quiet neighborhoods on the edge of the airport, and one block away from freeways, and perched along the ...



Emerald ash borer discovered in Wright County  Star Tribune

For the first time, the highly destructive emerald ash borer has been identified in Wright County, the Minnesota Department of Agriculture said last week.



EDITORIAL | Election endorsement: Tim Walz, a uniter, for governor  Star Tribune

Minnesota needs a uniter in the governor's office over the next four years. This state's success was built on its people's capacity to come together to solve ...



After St. Paul crash left teen paralyzed, she’s heading to college with a scholarship  St. Paul Pioneer Press

If the person taking notes for Amarya Ward-West couldn't keep up with the calculations she was doing in a math class, she just completed them in her head.



OPINION EXCHANGE | University of Minnesota presidential search process should be public and competitive  Star Tribune

The monthslong search for the next president of the University of Minnesota has produced a single “finalist” for the position: Joan Gabel, provost at the University ...



OPINION EXCHANGE | Counterpoint: Public housing in Minneapolis is being preserved, not 'privatized'  Star Tribune

Coverage of Minneapolis Public Housing Authority efforts is welcomed but should not include this trigger language, which by reasonable standards does not ...



Readers Write: Family farms, Williams Arena, the Minnesota economy, Israel, aging, seniors, environment  Star Tribune

As an urban-dweller who arguably does not understand farm economics, I applaud your editorial urging Minnesota to help its family farmers (“More trouble for ...



OPINION EXCHANGE | Minneapolis school board can and must do better on budget issues  Star Tribune

Editor's note: This article was signed by eight former members of the Minneapolis school board — Pam Costain, Jill Davis, Richard Mammen, Mohamud Noor, ...



Warrant issued for Moorhead woman suspected of kidnapping her children  Star Tribune

A warrant has now been issued for the arrest of a woman suspected of kidnapping her children over the weekend. Authorities say Izetta Cooley is on the run with ...



OPINION EXCHANGE | Counterpoint: 'Education Clause' lawsuit simply asks the Legislature to do its duty  Star Tribune

The state Constitution requires "a thorough and efficient system of public schools." Racial segregation deprives students in Minneapolis and St. Paul of that.



Dan Barnett, Normandale educator and administrator, dies at 82  Star Tribune

Before Dan Barnett "retired" for the fourth and final time, he made sure his work would continue even after he was buried.



OPINION EXCHANGE | School safety: Resources for student mental health are a must  Star Tribune

Schools for high-need students do all they can to secure safety, but more is needed to get at the problem's roots.



'One Minnesota' won in primary election  Star Tribune

Looking for a message in Tuesday's Minnesota primary election results? Voters don't like divide-and-conquer politics that deepen divisions between rural and ...



After-school Hennepin County Library program succeeds and expands  Star Tribune

Ayan Ismail was failing classes, and she was scared. A 10th-grader at Roosevelt High School in south Minneapolis, she knew she needed help outside the ...



Readers Write: Money in politics, truth and lies, Minnesota Valley State Trail, Sunday comics  Star Tribune

D.J. Tice, in his Oct. 28 column, says money in politics is not the problem; politicians are. Actually, money is the problem. It undermines the fundamental principle ...



OPINION EXCHANGE | Human activity and the climate: The future looks terrifying; we have to act now  Star Tribune

We're young people worried about dire climate-change impacts. The feds aren't doing what's needed, so state and local governments must.



Detroit point guard commits to Whalen's Gophers  Star Tribune

Top-100 recruit Jasmine Powell, from Detroit Country Day School, is a former teammate of current Gophers starter Destiny Pitts.



OPINION EXCHANGE | Counterpoint: An inclusionary zoning policy on housing is well-justified  Star Tribune

In his Nov. 28 commentary, “Mpls. considers a tool that can be useful, if used wisely,” Steve Cramer contends that a new inclusionary zoning policy that ensures ...



Minnesota National Guard helps with hurricane relief efforts in Florida  Star Tribune

Six soldiers and a helicopter will head to Florida as it recovers from the Category 4 hurricane.



EDITORIAL | Election endorsement: Senate special election; House Districts 33B, 39B, 36A  Star Tribune

All 134 seats in the Minnesota House and one seat in the Minnesota Senate will be filled in the Nov. 6 election. Beginning today and through Thursday, the ...



OPINION EXCHANGE | Spirit of 'Super' Eid imbued U.S. Bank Stadium  Star Tribune

On a beautiful, chilly August morning, thousands of Muslims here in Minnesota headed to, of all places, the U.S. Bank football stadium. There they gathered on ...



OPINION EXCHANGE | There's more to the Hamilton story than the musical  Star Tribune

Let's use the hit show's arrival in Minnesota as a chance to learn more about his integral place in our economic history.



Readers Write: Campaign finance, wolf protection, homeless encampment fire, Minneapolis 2040 Plan, Ivanka Trump's e-mails, the selection of a new U.S. House speaker  Star Tribune

A municipal mailing shows the challenge of campaign finance.



Minneapolis Somali teen finding his place after high school  Minneapolis Star Tribune

From Roosevelt High to the University of Minnesota, Mohamed Hassan is navigating the transition from immigrant kid to adulthood.



EDITORIAL | Hey, Gophers fans, it's time to buy a ticket and show up  Star Tribune

A Star Tribune Editorial Board member who taught a fall class at the University of Minnesota not long after TCF Bank Stadium opened — bringing Big Ten ...



'Advantageous' Vikings pick up 'ugly' victory on the road  Star Tribune

Ben Goessling and Andrew Krammer discuss Sunday's victory at the Jets, a game that wasn't always pretty to watch and featured a little bit of everything.



Readers Write: Demolition of historic home, Minnesota Orchestra's travels, commentary selections, the economy, the election  Star Tribune

Responding to the demolition of the 1919 Pillsbury mansion on Lake Minnetonka (“End of an era on the lake,” Aug. 30), listing agent Meredith Howell said, “I do ...



OPINION EXCHANGE | Will school-vs.-sports priorities at the University of Minnesota ever change?  Star Tribune

Our country is in need of leadership at all levels capable of preserving the best of our civilization. We are beset with the inability of our leaders to define our ...



EDITORIAL | The case for density in Minneapolis, St. Paul and beyond  Star Tribune

For hemmed-in cities like Minneapolis and St. Paul, the case for density is a no-brainer. Both cities have plenty of room for infill development. And, as reflected in ...



OPINION EXCHANGE | Instead of gridlock, let's make progress in a literally unique Minnesota  Star Tribune

Here, in the ONLY state with a divided legislature, zeroing in on issues that advance us economically would make good, bipartisan sense.



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