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InforMNs: Innovation for Minnesota Schools
InforMNs, Innovations for Minnesota Schools, is a web site created by TIES for teachers and those who support technology in the classroom.  TIES has been supporting teachers through InforMNs and Internet- based learning resources since 1993.

St. Paul mayor prepares to lead delegation to Paris climate summit

As the top executive of a Mississippi River city, Chris Coleman knows all too well how above-average snow and rainfall can upset the economy and chew through public resources, from threatening tourism to parks, river shipping and housing.

Would PolyMet mine bring economic boom to Iron Range?

Minnesota's Iron Range has been buffeted for decades by the rise and fall -- but mostly fall -- of the mining industry. Now, the controversial PolyMet project has fired up hopes that mining could be on its way back.

Metro State's new program brings food, community, sustainability together

Metropolitan State University students may soon learn how to sustainably grow food and promote health and nutrition as part of a new degree program.

South Washington schools levy passes by 5 votes

South Washington County Schools' $96 million levy was approved by five votes, a canvassing board concluded Wednesday.

UMN will have 9/11 moment of silence, with student group's OK

The University of Minnesota's undergraduate student government approved an annual moment of silence to recognize the victims of 9/11, after rejecting a similar proposal earlier this month.

After $79 million spending boost, Minnesota preschool push continues

The push for expanded preschool funding didn't end in June when the Minnesota Legislature wrapped up a special session by agreeing on a $79 million spending boost.

Study: US preschool enrollment low among developed nations
Sixty-six percent of American 4-year-olds are enrolled in early childhood education, placing the United States well below average compared to other developed countries at a time of increasing focus on early learning, according to a report released Tuesday.

South Washington County Schools' $96M levy fate is up to canvassing board

The outcome of a $96 million capital levy vote for South Washington County Schools remains unclear after a hand recount Friday.

Education notes: News from schools near you
Education notes ANOKA COUNTY -- Staff in the Centennial district had two days of training this summer in the Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter

Planned Parenthood challenges Prolife Center's use of logo

Planned Parenthood says the University of St. Thomas' Prolife Center in Minneapolis illegally used its logo this week to promote two events concerning the sale of fetal tissue.

UMN gets record $351M in donations this year

The University of Minnesota raised a record-breaking $351 million from donors this year, surpassing the school's previous record by $62 million.

UMN will have Sept. 11 moment of silence after all

The University of Minnesota will move forward with plans to recognize the victims of 9/11, although its undergraduate student government defeated such a proposal earlier this month.

Wisconsin Republicans defend transgender restrictions bill
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republicans pushed Thursday for Wisconsin to become the first state in the nation to prohibit transgender public school

St. Paul college students create music for films by Syrian teens

Mariah Timm watched the video of the Syrian boy in the refugee camp 50 times, probably more, as she sat this fall at an audio workstation at McNally Smith College of Music.

UMN dean brings Syrian-refugee expertise to U.S. Senate panel
A University of Minnesota dean will testify for a U.S. Senate committee today about the impact of resettling refugees displaced by the ongoing war in Syria and Iraq.

Star Tribune 2015-16 boys' basketball preview
11/25/2015 5:46:41 AM
From a potentially loaded field in Class 4A to potential history in Class 3A to Minneapolis North looking to bring back some history of its own in Class 1A, we look at which teams - and which players - are expected to be talkers this basketball season.

High school ski coaches demand use of lanes at Hyland Hills Ski Area
11/24/2015 10:02:11 PM
The group, dubbed “Citizens 4 Hyland,” says that Hyland’s best lanes are unfairly reserved for the Team Gilboa Alpine Ski Team, a private organization. Park officials disagree.

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