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Former Fergus Falls Teacher Sentenced for Child Pornography

He was a sub for the Fergus Falls School District for 15 years

  FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — A former Fergus Falls substitute teacher has been sentenced on child pornography charges. Joshua Noble, 39, is sentenced to five years in prison and he must pay $26,000 in restitution. He must also pay $5,000 in a special assessment to the Domestic Trafficking Victims Fund. Authorities say Noble was active on an internet-based messaging service…

Duluth Police Say Woman Set Herself on Fire Near Lake Superior College

Authorities say the woman suffered critical, life-threatening burns and was taken to a Duluth hospital

  DULUTH, Minn. — Duluth police now say that the severe burns suffered by a woman found on fire last week were self-inflicted. The 24-year-old Duluth woman was found on fire in a car along Highway 23 in Fond du Lac near the Lake Superior College Fire Training Center Thursday. Lake Superior College officials say the woman was not a…

North Dakota Seeing Decrease in Emergency Teacher Certification Applicants

The board indicated that more flexible teacher licensing on the federal level could have played a part

  BISMARCK, ND — North Dakota is seeing a major drop in emergency teacher certifications compared to years past. The state Education Standards and Practices Board revealed that 25 alternate licenses were approved for the current school year, compared to 83 last year. The licenses are issued through an emergency measure that allows people without a teaching license to teach…

Grand Forks Middle School Honors Late Teacher With Scoreboard Dedication

Troy Bazey worked as a teacher and coach at Schroeder Middle School for over 20 years

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — A Grand Forks middle school took time from their day to celebrate the life of a beloved teacher and coach, Troy Bazey. Schroeder Middle School honored the life of Bazey. “It’s just amazing.  The Schroeder family has been so supportive throughout the whole ordeal,” said Kaci Bazey, Troy Bazey’s daughter. Troy Bazey lost his battle with…

Fargo South Teacher Wins State’s Top Honor for Educators

Leah Juelke, an ESL Teacher, won the 2018 North Dakota Teacher of the Year Award

FARGO, ND — A Fargo South teacher has won the highest award for an educator in North Dakota. Her work gave a voice to New American students’ struggles in their native countries and their immigration to the U–S. Teaching can be a thankless profession at times; however, the Teacher of the Year Award is written into North Dakota law because…

Davies Students Get Up Close and Personal at Forest River Nature Park

Students recorded wildlife behavior and plant data which will be shared with Audubon Dakota

FARGO, ND — Environmental Science students are taking class outside to help our parks. More than 30 Davies students spent the morning restoring habitats at Forest River Nature Park in Fargo. They planted seeds, checked the river’s water quality and got a guided tour of the park’s birds. Students recorded wildlife behavior and plant data which will be shared with…

Sheyenne High School Teacher Resigned Over Allegations of Sex, Drugs and “Conduct Unbecoming”

The report stated Doster was drinking with her 18-year-old former students and was highly intoxicated and had trouble standing on her own. KVRR's Erin Wencl contributed to this report.

WEST FARGO, ND —  A West Fargo teacher resigned hours before the start of school on August 29 for an investigation involving alleged sexual conduct with a student/former student, providing alcohol to minors and having alcohol in her classroom. The school district’s personnel file on Elizabeth Doster reveals the investigation began August 9th after a student and parent informed a…

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…

Former Grand Forks Teacher Sentenced in Sex Case; Says He’s Sorry for What Happened

The former Grand Forks Central High School spoke before the court before he was sentenced

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The fate of the former Grand Forks Central High School teacher charged with having a sexual relationship with a student has been decided. James Whalen will be heading to prison. It’s former teacher James Whalen’s face you see in the headlines…but as the state’s attorney reads a statement, it’s his victim that feels front and center….

Details Released in Tennessee Teacher’s Alleged Kidnapping Plot of His 15-Year-Old Student

Authorities credit the caretaker of a remote northern California property for helping police find her Thursday and arrest her alleged abductor, fired teacher Tad Cummins

  NATIONAL — Court documents say a Tennessee teacher charged with kidnapping a 15-year-old student and driving her to California had planned to take the girl to Mexico. Authorities credit the caretaker of a remote northern California property for helping police find her Thursday and arrest her alleged abductor, fired teacher Tad Cummins. She has returned home. Federal court documents…