Rick Jacobson

Wahpeton teacher involved in George Floyd reenactment investigation ‘well-respected’

WAHPETON, N.D. (KVRR) – Wahpeton Public School officials continue investigating an elementary school teacher after students in a class demonstration reenacted the arrest of George Floyd. Fifth grade teacher Barb Michelson is on administrative leave. Superintendent Rick Jacobson describes Michelson as a well respected teacher and says it was an incident where students were focused on learning. “We as a…

Lockdown Lifted at Wahpeton High School

The building was put under a working lockdown around 1:00 Tuesday afternoon

WAHPETON, ND – A lockdown at Wahpeton High School was lifted Tuesday afternoon after a pistol shell was found on a classroom floor. The Wahpeton Public School district says the school was put under a working lockdown around one o’clock.┬áSuperintendent Rick Jacobson says under this type of shutdown students are under normal classroom procedure. However, no one was allowed in…