Fargo Middle School Teacher, Coach Named District’s 2019 Teacher of the Year

Travis Hoeg joined the school in 2006

FARGO, N.D. — Many students are honored at Ben Franklin Middle School’s assembly, but just one teacher got quite the surprise at the event. Travis Hoeg is named Fargo Public Schools 2019 Teacher of the Year. Students describe him as “the best teacher ever” and their “favorite teacher.” Hoeg teaches science and English and coaches basketball, volleyball, and track. Superintendent Rupak…

Fargo South Teacher Wins Prestigious National Award

Only five people nationwide are given the Horace Mann Award for Teaching Excellence

FARGO, N.D. — A Fargo South teacher gets a very special award at a school assembly. Leah Juelke, a language arts teacher, received the Horace Mann Award for Teaching Excellence. She teaches English learner students from ninth through twelfth grade. Winners are chosen by an expert panel, only five people nationwide are given this award from the NEA Foundation. “I’m really…

West Fargo Teacher Charged With Sex Crimes Involving Minors

She is accused of sending explicit photos to two teens and having sex with one of them

FARGO, N.D. — A former West Fargo teacher appeared in court after being charged with sending explicit pictures to two teens and having sex with one of them. Shannon Moser has been charged with one count of sexual assault of a minor and two counts of use of a minor for sexual performance. Her bail has been set at $30,000, which…

Minnesota Teacher Killed By Falling Ice In Alaska

Brittany Boegel was killed Wednesday after old avalanche debris collapsed on her during a hike

ALASKA — A Minnesota 6th Grade STEM teacher was killed by falling ice in Alaska. 32-year-old Brittany Boegel was killed yesterday after old avalanche debris collapsed on her during a hike on Byron Glacier in Portage Valley. Off-duty nurses in the area attempted to revive her but were unsuccessful. A six year old boy and an adult male were also…

Kindergartners Learn from NDSU’s “Bug Man”

The Bug Man brought live bugs for the students to see

FARGO, N.D. — Kids at Eagle Elementary wrapped up a week learning about bugs with a visit from Don Carey, or NDSU’s “Bug Man.” Carey works at NDSU’s entomology department. He brought live bugs for the kids to see, like a centipede and tarantula. Kindergartners have been learning about a new bug every day of the week by making bug crafts…

Teacher Loses State Licensing Board Position After Social Media Post Against President Donald Trump

Amy Hewett-Olatunde came under fire after using an expletive to criticize the president

ST. PAUL, Minn. — A former Minnesota Teacher of the Year has lost her position on a state licensing board. St. Paul teacher Amy Hewett-Olatunde came under fire after using an expletive in a social media post criticizing President Donald Trump. She says the president’s use of an expletive to describe African counties earlier this year has had a painful…

Students at Fargo’s Eagles Elementary Get Green Thumbs By Developing A Snack Garden

FARGO, ND – Students at Fargo’s Eagles Elementary School are learning about planting and healthy food while developing a snack garden. It’s part of a grant–funded project the school is using to teach kids about project–based learning. Fifth graders are creating their plan to build the garden this week. Later this month, they will work with Eagles Elementary’s Educational Autism Academy…

Amanda Boyeff Named Fargo Public Schools Teacher of the Year

She is a special education teacher at Lincoln Elementary

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Public Schools has named its 2018 Teacher of the Year. Lincoln Elementary School special education teacher Amanda Boyeff won the award. Superintendent Dr. Jeffrey Schatz made the surprise announcement at a school assembly Friday morning. Boyeff has been with Lincoln Elementary since 2004. Her selection for the award was based on testimonials from parents, colleagues, and administrators….

Teacher Accused Of Child Sex Abuse With Three Girls Under 15

Everest Moore Charged With Gross Sexual Imposition

WILLISTON, N.D. — Bond has been set at $50,000 for a Williston teacher accused of child sex abuse. 28-year-old Everest Moore was placed on administrative leave last month by St. Joseph’s Catholic School due to alleged employee misconduct. Moore was arrested Friday on charges of gross sexual imposition. He is accused of sexual misconduct with three girls under the age…

Senator Hoeven Answers Questions About GOP Tax Reform and How it Benefits You

Throughout the last seven weeks, Americans have gone through a range of emotions when it comes to their financial futures

MOORHEAD, Minn. — It’s been a week since the GOP tax plan was signed by President Trump. Throughout the last seven weeks, Americans have gone through a range of emotions when it comes to their financial futures. Senator Hoeven says he is making an effort to educate Americans, clear up misunderstandings about tax reform and explain why he thinks it…