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OPINION: Hoven’s resolve provides an inspiring example

August 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

Newness surrounds Hoven.

A May 25 fire forced change for our friends and neighbors in the small Potter County community. However, they stepped up to the challenge, embraced it and set a shining example for the rest of us to follow as they starte…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Record year: Dickinson Public Schools breaks ’80s boom peak for student enrollment

August 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

At around 4 p.m. on Tuesday, only hours before the new school year began, another family stopped by the Dickinson Public Schools administrative office to register a student.
It was no surprise to Assistant Superintendent Vince Reep: students have be…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Our View: Take it slow as school resumes this week in Dickinson

August 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

Do you remember how excited and nervous you were for your first day of school? Every year was different, from kindergarten through high school. Then came the year you were old enough to ride your new bike and, years later, when you drove yourself to …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Heitkamp: A fresh start for North Dakota’s kids

August 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

As a parent of two children, I remember how exciting but also hectic the new school year can be — from buying school supplies to driving my daughter to swim practice to even making sure my kids remembered to zip up their backpacks before bounding o…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Heitkamp: A fresh start for North Dakota’s kids

August 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

As a parent of two children, I remember how exciting but also hectic the new school year can be — from buying school supplies to driving my daughter to swim practice to even making sure my kids remembered to zip up their backpacks before bounding o…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

PHOTO: Middle school pictures

August 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

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N.D. Land Board awards nearly $8M to oil-impacted schools

July 31, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – The state Land Board awarded nearly $8 million Thursday to K-12 schools affected by oil and gas development in western North Dakota, while also providing $2 million to reconstruct the Killdeer airport’s runway, hangar and taxiway.

T…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

New MN budget helps rural schools

June 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — A revised two-year Minnesota state budget that starts Tuesday is good news, rural education advocates say.

Rich suburban school districts have done well at raising residents’ taxes to improve their budgets, and the state has done a …continue reading on dglobe.com

Chamberlain approves school upgrade

June 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

CHAMBERLAIN — Chamberlain School District is one step closer to an updated high school.

Chamberlain Superintendent Debbie Johnson said the Chamberlain School Board voted 5-2 to approve a plan for the project during its meeting Monday night in the…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

McCook Central voters approve new school

June 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

SALEM — Nearly three-fourths of eligible voters on Tuesday supported building a new, $7.1 million school in McCook Central School District.

Residents of the district decided on the measure during an election Tuesday, but complete results wer…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com