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‘A needed service’

May 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Last week, the Minnesota Department of Human Services announced $45.4 million in grants to increase access to mental health services in the state’s schools. Among the agencies that will receive the funds is Southwestern Mental Healt…continue reading on

Don’t forget your lunch money

February 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

WINDOM — A majority of public school districts in Minnesota deny hot lunch — or any lunch in some cases — to children who can’t afford it.

In a survey released last week by Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid, 46 Minnesota school districts told Mid-Mi…continue reading on

Should districts consolidate?

May 16, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

Both Brandon and Evansville school boards are putting it to voters in those districts on June 25 to decide if the two school districts should consolidate into one. Continue Reading

‘Relationship needs mending’: Minnesota’s local governments seek more flexibility from Legislature

January 23, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

State and local officials’ relationship has eroded, according to Executive Director Jim Miller of the League of Minnesota Cities. The league, Association of Minnesota Counties and Minnesota School Boards Association announced their intentions to work together in seeking some legislative relief from state mandates. Continue Reading

Round Lake–Brewster school districts facing budget cuts

March 29, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

Reductions will reduce the amount of elective courses offered
BREWSTER In times of economic hardship and substantial fiscal deficits, school districts across the state of Minnesota are facing looming budget cuts. Continue Reading