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The library dish

October 21, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

Many reasons behind need for new facility, director Wellnitz explains
WORTHINGTON With Nobles County commissioners scheduled to vote soon on about $11 million in bonding for the purpose of constructing a new library, talk continues to circulate about whether a new facility is really needed in the first place. Continue Reading

10 states flee ‘No Child’ law

February 9, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WASHINGTON It could be the beginning of the end for No Child Left Behind.
The goal was lofty: Get all children up to par in math and reading by 2014. But the nation isn’t getting there, and now some states are getting out. Continue Reading

Minnesota and 9 other states to be freed from fed No Child Left Behind requirements

February 9, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WASHINGTON President Barack Obama today will free 10 states from the strict and sweeping requirements of the No Child Left Behind law, giving leeway to states that promise to improve how they prepare and evaluate students, The Associated Press has learned. Continue Reading

Burglar steals safe from Alaska home, but leaves most of the cash behind

November 15, 2010 in West Central Tribune

FAIRBANKS, Alaska – Alaska State Troopers say a thief removed a safe from a west Fairbanks home but took only a fraction of the cash inside. Continue Reading