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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 game at Minneapolis Roosevelt after Trump sign controversy  SW News Media

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



Young Minnesotans with 'climate grief' are feeling anxiety – and taking action  Star Tribune

While "climate grief" has many young people mired in worry about a warming planet, others are banding together to try to make a difference.



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 ...



Raymond J. Nelson Jr.  Mesabi Daily News

Raymond J. Nelson Jr., 83, of Gilbert passed away April 19, 2019 at the Virginia Care Center with his loving wife, Sandi, at his side.



'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 ...



Jordan (Minn.) High cancels MLK game days after students brought Trump sign to game  USA TODAY High School Sports

The Jordan (Minn.) High School boys basketball program was forced to cancel an MLK game days after a Trump sign was brought to a game.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



To make state's schools safer, Minnesota lawmakers focus on student mental health  Star Tribune

As they seek to make schools safer, Minnesota lawmakers are increasingly turning their attention to the topic of students' mental health. It's a subject the ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Minneapolis South Junior Places 22nd In Cycling World Championships  WCCO | CBS Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A Minneapolis South High School junior placed 22nd out of 71 at the cycling World Championships in Denmark Sunday. The high ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



Evelyn Petri -- Rochester  PostBulletin.com

Evelyn Marian Petri, 88, died on Saturday, March 23, 2019, at Mayo Clinic Hospital, Saint Marys Campus in Rochester. She was born on May 31, 1930, ...



Horror movie director to film movies in Minnesota  Star Tribune

VIRGINIA, Minn. — Werewolves and zombies (playing football) may be coming to the Iron Range at a location near you. Perhaps, also, the recreation (on film) of ...



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 ...



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 ...



Evelyn Marian Petri  Mesabi Daily News

Evelyn Marian Petri, 88, died on Saturday, March 23, 2019 and Mayo Clinic Hospital, St. Marys Campus in Rochester. She was born on May 31, 1930 in Virginia, ...



Sharon H. Sale  Mesabi Daily News

Sharon H. Sale, 76, of Hoyt Lakes died Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's in Duluth. Sharon was born on May 10, 1942 to Alfred and ...



Readers Write: Youth sports and concussions, the garbage burner and personal responsibility, Trump banner at prep game, MLK Day  Star Tribune

As Americans settle in to watch the Super Bowl next month, let's not forget the future of this sport: young athletes. However, there's a crisis in youth sports due to ...



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 ...



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.



Minneapolis father charged in rape and torture of daughters had long history of abuse, court filings show  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 ...



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 ...



Steven B. Collie  Mesabi Daily News

Steven B. Collie, 59, of Virginia passed away unexpectedly Friday, February 22, 2019, at South Padre Island, TX. He was born on April 10, 1959 in Virginia to ...



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 ...



Red Lake band building $35.8M affordable housing complex by Minneapolis tent city site  Star Tribune

An impressive collaboration is at work on a 110-unit affordable-housing complex on S. Cedar Avenue near Franklin that will provide decent shelter to working ...



Wayne R. Simpson - Obituary  Aitkin Independent Age

Wayne R. Simpson, age 66, passed away peacefully on February 17th, 2019, at CentraCare hospital in St. Cloud.



On Line 3, will Walz be the leader Minnesota desperately needs?  MinnPost

In his first week in office, Gov. Tim Walz met with us and 150+ other youth concerned about the threats posed by climate change to our future. He declared that ...



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



Muir, Judith | Obituaries  Post Register

Judith Ann Muir, of Idaho Falls, peacefully returned to her heavenly home on March 20, 2019. She was born on March 29, 1939 in Rochester, Minnesota.



As fear and paranoia fill their Minneapolis community, two Somali teens turn to basketball  The Washington Post

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 Saturday morning of ...



Comcast NBCUniversal awards $45000 in scholarships to Twin Cities seniors  Insight News

Comcast Twin Cities has awarded $45000 in scholarships for the 2018-2019 school year to 41 graduating high school seniors as part of the company's annual ...



Readers Write: Income tax reporting in Minnesota, paid leave, race and law enforcement, presidential primary in Minnesota  Star Tribune

I sat down to look at my new state tax forms this year, since I wanted to see the disaster created by the veto of the state tax conformity bill last year. So I opened ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



Dayton's project yields another treasure | NewsCut  MPR News

The renovation of the former Dayton's department store building in downtown Minneapolis continues to yield the mysteries of the past. Mpls.St.Paul Magazine ...



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.



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) ...



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 ...



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 ...



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

In rallies at the Capitol and in a few other communities across Minnesota, students found new power and energy as they led March for Our Lives demonstrations.



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



Life remembered: Educator, county commissioner made all feel welcome  Mankato Free Press

Longtime Mankato educator and Nicollet County Board member Bill Schimmel died Saturday at age 91.



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.



How to build a workforce for builders  Finance and Commerce

Initiative's programs teach young people about construction jobs.



The Loop: The Magic of Bowl Haiku 2018  St. Paul Pioneer Press

FILE – In this Oct. 26, 2018, file photo, Minnesota head coach P.J. Fleck greets wide receiver Tyler Johnson after the team scored against Indiana during an ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Michael Walker might have the toughest job in Minneapolis  MinnPost.com

When Michael Walker assumes his new post as head of Minneapolis Public Schools' (MPS) Office of Black Male Student Achievement in coming days, he will be ...



The Loop Final Four Countdown: NCAA’s Best Minnesotans  St. Paul Pioneer Press

Connecticut's Khalid El-Amid (42) dives for control of the ball against Ohio State in the first half of the NCAA Final Four semifinals, Saturday, March 27, 1999, ...



With new magazine, Minnesota writer curates stories for global Somali diaspora  Star Tribune

Safy-Hallan Farah launches a platform for young Somali writers and artists.



Twin Cities radio personality John Hines announces plans to leave daily show  Star Tribune

After 45 years on the air, WCCO personality John Hines will leave his morning daily show at the end of the summer.



Mpls. South High community pushes for fixes to athletic field  Star Tribune

The track at South High School in Minneapolis. Photo by Steve Brandt, Star Tribune. Nearly 100 people stood in bone-chilling temperatures last week on snow- ...



Michael Hugh Bonner  Mesabi Daily News

Michael Hugh Bonner, 67, of Alexandria, MN and Prescott, AZ, died on July 29, 2018 after a courageous battle with cancer. He spent his last days surrounded by ...



Hopkins West Junior High captures the message that 'All Are Welcome' with a new mural  ECM Publishers

After months of planning and collaborative work, Hopkins West Junior High School has a new hand-painted, mosaic mural stretching through a corridor near the ...



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 ...



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

Student leaders who have organized, marched and pressed for government action to halt gun violence sound as if they're just getting warmed up. Plans are ...



Obituary: Former judge Roland Amundson advocated criminal justice reform after time in prison  Star Tribune

Roland Amundson rose to one of the highest seats in the Minnesota legal system as a judge on the state Court of Appeals. He also came to know what it was ...



No dancing, please: Meet the Twin Cities club owner promoting the art of listening  Minneapolis Star Tribune

"So, how is everybody doing tonight?" Mary Tjosvold asks the full house in the Dunsmore Room at Crooners Lounge and Supper Club in Fridley. There is a ...



The Loop Ten: 10-29-18  TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

New Orleans Saints defensive tackle Sheldon Rankins, left, celebrates after sacking Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins during the second half of an ...



Eleven teachers named Teacher of the Year finalists  Star Tribune

The 53rd Minnesota Teacher of the Year program identifies 11 finalists.



$2.25M lighthouse-themed retreat overlooks Lake Superior, comes with boat barn  Star Tribune

With its picturesque tower topped with wrap-around windows, Jerry Johnson's getaway home looks like a charming storybook lighthouse. That's by design, said ...



The Loop Ten: 10-1-18  TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Our countdown of the day's top newsmakers, groundbreakers and world-class fakers by Kevin Cusick.



Schools notebook: MPS wraps up first-ever Visit Our Schools Month  Southwest Journal

Principal Ginger Davis Kranz led about eight families around Webster Elementary School in Northeast this past month, showing them classrooms, the school's ...



The Loop Ten: 1-7-19  TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Minnesota Timberwolves head coach Tom Thibodeau dispute a call in the second half of an NBA preseason basketball game against the Oklahoma City ...



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.



Youth-driven anti-gun violence efforts on display in Saturday march  MPR News

Young people who have become the driving force in efforts to address gun violence are finalizing plans for a Minnesota March For Our Lives that could draw ...



Minn. students head off to DC march to make voices heard on guns  Star Tribune

More than 100 students from several Minnesota schools will be in Washington to join a national protest calling for gun control.



Minnesota Teacher of the Year candidates down to 37  Star Tribune

Education Minnesota has narrowed down the list of 2017 teacher of the year semifinalists to 37. The teachers from around the state made the cut out of 132 ...



We don't need a new Facebook button to show empathy  Minneapolis Star Tribune

News that Facebook is adding an alternative to its “like” option has been met with thumbs up all around. The social media giant said that a new feedback button ...



Equity-impact policy not fully embraced: Illustrations surface in MPS board meeting  MinnPost

Forms are often filled out, but carrying out the intent of the assessment — to ask at critical junctures, will this advance or diminish equity? — is another story.



The Loop NFL Picks: Week 8  St. Paul Pioneer Press

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – JANUARY 14: Stefon Diggs #14 of the Minnesota Vikings celebrates after scoring a touchdown to defeat the New Orleans Saints in the ...



The Loop Fantasy Football Report Update: Last-minute moves  St. Paul Pioneer Press

We look at the top fantasy overperformers of the season, and the Vikings' Adam Thielen is at the head of the class.



The Loop Ten: 12-17-18  TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Stefon Diggs celebrates after catching a 13-yard touchdown pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the Miami ...



Former Gopher John Thomas named Timberwolves VP of community engagement  St. Paul Pioneer Press

Former Minneapolis Roosevelt star and Gophers forward John Thomas was named the Minnesota Timberwolves VP of community engagement on Thursday.



Minneapolis school board gets an earful from principals over rethinking layoffs  Star Tribune

Last week, Minneapolis school board members heard from a large crowd of protesters angry about the layoffs of a number of educators of color. On Wednesday ...



Grow with KARE: Spark-Y Aquaponics  KARE

MINNEAPOLIS - Behind an unassuming store front in south Minneapolis, Bobby and Laura found a wealth of inspiration...both for them and for those who are ...



Arabic in the schools  Southwest Journal

Mohammed Ibrahim picked up some Arabic by studying the Quran, but the 13-year-old has also been learning the language in school since the fourth grade.



Meet America's DACA Dreamers  Star Tribune

Thousands of immigrants in Minnesota were brought to this country as young children, growing up American but with a terrible secret whose implications ...



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