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Walz wants vaccine and testing requirements for Minnesota teachers

ST. PAUL, Minn. –  Gov. Tim Walz called on lawmakers Tuesday to approve a series of new measures to respond to the fourth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, including vaccine and testing requirements for teachers, school staff and long-term care workers. The Democratic governor detailed his proposal in a letter to lawmakers that he released after meeting privately with legislative…

Teachers And Fargo School Board Reach Tentative 2-Year Contract Agreement

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo teachers and the school board have reached a tentative two-year contract agreement. Board member Jim Johnson says the contract contains a “modest” pay increase. Johnson says the two sides have also agreed to form a committee with representatives of the board and teacher’s union to formulate a new compensation model that should help retain and recruit…

Parents petition to recall Fargo School Board Members

The four school board members listed in the petition include; Jim Johnson, Dr. Tracie Newman, Seth Holden and Nikkie Gullickson.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Some Fargo Public School parents have created a petition to recall four School Board members. “Myself and a group of parents have gotten together to start a campaign to recall the Fargo School board. There’s four that are eligible to be recalled at this time; the other five are up for reelection in less than a…

West Fargo Schools aim to break mental health stigma

Counseling services are offered free of charge for all students.

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — West Fargo Public Schools is helping break the stigma during Mental Health Awareness Month. Staff have started conversations surrounding the topic and discuss the importance of asking for help if a student should need it. The school district also requires all staff get mental health training that covers topics like anxiety, depression and suicide prevention….

Fargo public school students return to in person learning Tuesday

"The most important thing is making sure that our students and staff are masked, making sure that we're practicing good hand hygiene."

FARGO, N.D — Fargo public schools return to in person learning on Tuesday. After an unexpected transition to virtual learning all Fargo public school students are now able to return to campus for in person classes. “Our process in Fargo Public Schools is that we’ve always had what we call a COVID-19 instructional planning committee, so when our committee met…

Casey’s launches campaign to help support schools across 16 states

Throughout January, people can round up their purchases and all the money will be going to schools projects and other initiatives.

ANKENY, Iowa – Casey’s kicks off a month long campaign to support teachers and students. The convenience store chain is partnering with LIFEWTR to help K-12 public and private schools across 16 states including North Dakota. Throughout January, people can round up their purchases and all the money will be going to schools projects and other initiatives. Company leaders say…

COVID-19 Rapid Testing Pilot Project Begins Monday

The testing will begin in the Fargo and West Fargo school districts

FARGO, N.D. —  Rapid testing is coming this week for K thru 12 teachers, staff and administrators in North Dakota. It’s part of a pilot project to identify asymptomatic COVID-19 cases. That way those people can be quickly isolated and that will help prevent the further spread of the virus. The testing will begin in the Fargo and West Fargo…

Mapleton Kindergarten students send message to nurses

Mapleton Kindergartners reach out to nurses in their community with a message of thanks

MAPLETON, N.D — Kindergarten students in Mapleton are making connections between the letters of the alphabet and nurses in their community. Teacher Kayla Dornfeld is using a program called Kindergarten Bootcamp to teach her students the alphabet. The letter of the day is N, which lead her students to talk about nurses and how they’re helping the community. The class…