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Enrollment rates up across the region

August 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Around the region, students are back in the classroom or eagerly awaiting to begin next week. Many schools in the area have seen consistent or increased enrollment rates for the 2014-15 school year. 

Although higher enrollment…continue reading on dglobe.com

Candidates file in area city and school district races

August 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — The filing deadline has passed for local races this November. Several candidates have made their intentions known in both city and school board races. Those interested in rescinding their candidacy have until 5 p.m. today to do so. Be…continue reading on dglobe.com

Column: A’s for everyone

August 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — Grade deflation is dead. Long live grade inflation!
Starting around the mid-20th century, a pandemic of meaninglessly high grades swept the nation. Steadily, the Gentleman’s C was replaced by the Gentleman’s B-pluses. Soon even B-…continue reading on dglobe.com

Late-school backers to file petition

August 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Sponsors of a proposed ballot measure that if approved would force North Dakota school districts to start school after Labor Day say they have more than enough signatures to get the measure on the Nov. 4 ballot.
A post Tuesday on the Fa…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Sibley-Ocheyedan School Board meets

July 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

SIBLEY, Iowa — The Sibley-Ocheyedan School Board addressed two hot-button issues at Monday night’s meeting.

Opening the meeting was a public hearing to raise the instructional support levy from 7 percent to 10 percent. The board also discussed…continue reading on dglobe.com

City band’s weekly concerts begin Wednesday

May 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON ­ A lively bunch of multi-generational area musicians is eagerly anticipating the 121st season of the “Amazing” Worthington City Band, with the first concert of the summer scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Chautauqua Park.
“Our…continue reading on dglobe.com

Fosston bus driver threatens lawsuit after Facebook video

May 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

FOSSTON — A Fosston school bus driver who allegedly condoned bullying on his route is speaking out and pursuing possible legal action.

Oran Underdahl, 73, said in a Monday statement that he is evaluating whether he has a legal claim for defamati…continue reading on dglobe.com

Program brings healthy snacks to kids

May 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — A Statewide Health Improvement Plan (SHIP) mini-grant offered to Worthington’s Prairie Elementary is bringing healthy snacks to third- and fourth-grade students who are now counting down the days to summer vacation.

The eight-day…continue reading on dglobe.com

Program brings healthy snacks to kids

May 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — A Statewide Health Improvement Plan (SHIP) mini-grant offered to Worthington’s Prairie Elementary is bringing healthy snacks to third- and fourth-grade students who are now counting down the days to summer vacation.

The eight-day…continue reading on dglobe.com

Chamberlain looks at school upgrade project

May 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

CHAMBERLAIN — Eighteen months after a public vote failed for $13.2 million in facility upgrades at the Chamberlain High School, the school district is trying again.

This time, the district will attempt to approve facility upgrades by maximizing i…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com