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Polls Remain Open Until 8 for Fargo Public Schools Mill Levy Election

Polls are open to vote on the fargo public school mill levy

FARGO, N.D. — Voting polls are open in more than 10 locations for the Fargo Public Schools Mill Levy election. The school district currently has a general fund levy of 127 mills. A “YES” vote will allow the district to receive tax dollars based on the true assessed value of individual property as the city grows or property values change….

New Bill Introduced in Minnesota Turns “Snow Days” into “School Days” for Students

Minnesota Legislators are hoping to replace snow days with 'e-learning' days

MINNESOTA — Students in Minnesota may want to take advantage of any upcoming snow days before they’re over with for good. Sleeping in, building snowmen or having play dates with friends is what usually comes to mind when we think of having snow days. Yet, students may be kissing these days goodbye as lawmakers in Minnesota are working on establishing…

Evansville Man’s Threats Lead to School Lockdown Monday

The Douglas County Swat Team was activated due to the threats and weapons in the house

  EVANSVILLE, Minn. — Teachers and sports teams were kept inside a school in Evansville, Minnesota after a man threatened to kill his father. Paul Johnson, 56, called authorities on Monday saying his 32-year-old son, Matthew Nolan, had threatened to kill him with a knife in his house. He also said his son threatened to force law enforcement to kill…

Early Voting Begins on Fargo Public Schools Mill Levy

The school district currently has a general fund levy of 127 mills

FARGO, N.D. — Early voting is underway in the Fargo Public Schools Mill Levy election. Voting began this morning at Baymont Inn in Fargo. The general election is Tuesday, March 7. The school district currently has a general fund levy of 127 mills. A “YES” vote will allow the district to receive tax dollars based on the true assessed value…

Fargo Public Schools Mill Levy Election Voting

Starting Monday, you can vote in the Fargo Public Schools Mill Levy Election

Early voting in the Fargo Public Schools Mill Levy Election begins Monday. You can vote Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 10 to 7 each day at Baymont Inn in Fargo. The general election will take place on Tuesday, March 7. A “YES” vote will allow the district to receive tax dollars based on the true assessed value of individual property…

Gym Fire Closes Sisseton Elementary School

There were no injuries and school officials hope to re-open the school by Tuesday

SISSETON, S.D. — No one was hurt after a fire broke out at a Sisseton elementary school. School officials say nearly 500 students in kindergarten through fifth grade were evacuated after a fire was discovered in the gym of Westside Elementary School. They say it appears the fire began in a mechanical room and it is accidental. Students and staff…

Neverland Visited Fargo in School Production of Peter and Wendy

Sixty-four students participated in the school musical production

FARGO, N.D. — Lincoln Elementary students took a flight to Neverland in their musical performance of Peter and Wendy. After only a week of school rehearsals, more than 60 students collaborated with the Missoula Children’s Theatre to put on the show. More than 100 children from kindergarten through fifth grade auditioned for roles, and 64 were cast in the show….

Former Grand Forks Teacher Admits to Sexual Relationship with Student

James Whalen, 42, will be sentenced on April 24th

A former Grand Forks teacher has admitted to having a sexual relationship with a student. In a plea deal, James Whalen pleaded guilty to sexual assault and two counts of corruption of a minor. A third corruption of a minor charge was dropped. The 42-year-old Whalen will be sentenced on April 24. His plea deal calls for a five year…

DGF Middle School Hosts Its School Wide Geographic Bee

6th, 7th and 8th graders compete at DGF middle school in the Geographic Bee

DGF Middle School held their 2017 National Geographic Bee. It’s the 29th year the National Geographic Society had the competition for students in thousands of schools across the U.S The bee started with classroom competitions. The top 10 scorers between all 6th 7th and 8th graders competed in the school level competition this afternoon. 8th grader Zachary McFarland was the…

Kids at Ben Franklin Middle School Learn Retail

Partnering with the Kilbourne Group, kids imagine a shop for Roberts Common in Fargo

Students at Ben Franklin Middle School got a crash course in retail over the past few months. The students presented their plans for unique retail stores that could be built in Roberts Commons in Fargo. They worked over the past few months along with the Kilbourne Group to come up with the ideas for the stores. They identified target audiences,…