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Students at Minnehaha Academy Head Back to School

An explosion destroyed part of their campus in Minneapolis last month

  MENDOTA HEIGHTS, Minn. — Students at Minnehaha Academy’s Upper School headed back to school at their new home in Mendota Heights. An explosion destroyed part of their campus in Minneapolis last month. Classes are being held on the former site of Brown College, located in an industrial park about six miles south of Minnehaha Academy’s Minneapolis campus. The site…

First Day of School For Moorhead Area Public Schools

Summer has Officially Ended for the Children of Moorhead Area Public Schools

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Labor Day marks the end of summer for a lot of people in Minnesota, which means it’s time to go back to school! Moorhead Area Public Schools welcomed back students. Part of Horizon Middle School was one of the new schools that opened in the District. The school now has a fifth and sixth grade side along…

Teacher Assaulted at Carl Ben Eielson Middle School

A district spokeswoman says the teacher was treated for a concussion

FARGO, ND — The school year has just started and already a teacher has been assaulted. The Fargo School District says a teacher at Carl Ben Eielson Middle School was injured last Friday while working with a student. A district spokeswoman says the teacher was treated for a concussion. No other details including the names of the teacher or student…

Experiments with KVRR Meteorologist Scott Sincoff: Lunch Bag Chemistry

Fun and Easy Science Experiments

This week, Meteorologist Scott Sincoff experimented by creating an Exploding Lunch Bag. What you need: One small (sandwich or quart size) freezer zip-lock bag Baking Soda Warm Water Vinegar Measuring Cup Tissues How you conduct the experiment: Go outside – or at least do this in the kitchen sink. Put 1/4 cup of pretty warm water into the bag. Add…

Concordia Students Kick Off New School Year

About 570 incoming freshman flooded Olin Hill to show their school spirit for their new home at Concordia

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Students and faculty at Concordia College are excited to kick off the school year. Concordia’s traditional beanies have been taking over their campus for nearly 100 years and the annual toss is back this season. About 570 incoming freshmen flooded Olin Hill to show their school spirit for their new home at Concordia. Some of the students…

Despite One-Year Contracts, Many Fargo Teachers Optimistic About School Year

Although many faculty members are not happy with the decisions outlined in the contract, they aren't letting that stop them

FARGO, ND — Kids in Fargo are getting ready for school to start on Thursday, but teachers still have time to sign their contracts. After months of failed negotiations, the Fargo School Board voted on a one–year contract and a $500 raise. Although many faculty members are not happy with the decisions outlined in the contract, they aren’t letting that…

Special Election for Open Seat on the Moorhead School Board

Thirteen candidates filed for the race before the filing deadline last Tuesday

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Voters in Moorhead will have a long list of candidates to consider for one open seat on the Moorhead School Board. A special election will fill the seat left vacant by Laurie Johnson who resigned late last year in the middle of her four-year term. Thirteen candidates filed for the race before the filing deadline last Tuesday….

Community Mourns the Loss of Samuel Noeske: Free Counseling Offered

Samuel Noeske was a student with the Valley City Public School system

Courtesy: NewsDakotaVALLEY CITY, ND — The Valley City Public School District is offering free counseling services while the community mourns the loss of a child. A page on the website CaringBridge says Samuel Noeske passed away on Friday at around 4:50a.m. He was a student with the Valley City Public School system. The website says he suffered from a cardiac…

Fargo School Board Votes to Issue Contracts to Teachers; Some Unsure of Future

Classes begin in less than two weeks and teachers do have the option to reject their contract, however, if they do not sign, they will be out of a job

FARGO, ND — After months of failed negotiations, the Fargo School Board voted to issue contracts to teachers for the 2017-2018 school year. Board members voted 6-2 to offer teachers a one-year contract and a $500 raise. Classes begin in less than two weeks and teachers do have the option to reject their contract, however, if they do not sign,…

Last United Way Backpack Distribution at the Fargodome

United Way is excited to announce that have hit their goal thanks to a local woman who heard how close they were.

FARGO, ND — The United Way School Supply Drive has been underway throughout the summer and backpack distribution is coming to an end. The United Way is excited to announce that have hit their goal, thanks to a local woman who heard how close they were. On Saturday, the organization was 60 backpacks short of their goal to serve 5,800…