It’s budget-cutting time in Minnesota’s school districts. It’s a time when authorities evaluate the extracurricular and other offerings of schools and decide what no longer interests kids.
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Archives for April 2012
Poll: Should the governor sign the fireworks bill?
Even when there was a housing bubble, it never made sense to buy a house based on its potential resale value.
The end of the Minnesota GOP, slow jamming Obama, educating girls, people doing good: still running, and rescuing a farm in Ulen.
The trial of Amy Senser, charged with running down a motorist on an I-94 ramp and then driving away, is already shaping up to be a minefield for the journalists covering it.
With a thin 68-to-63 vote, the Minnesota House of Representatives this afternoon approved a bill preventing public employees and governments from extending a union contract beyond the point at which it expires.
The designer of a study that measures home resale values says there’s nothing to indicate a future boom in the economy is ahead.
The Northern Lights made another appearance last night in northern Minnesota.
The future of Social Security, a son’s tribute to his child-protector mom, Music Man Murray, life and the human-powered airplane, and Tim Pawlenty season is underway.
Everybody’s got a ‘cellphone guy (or woman)’ story. What’s yours?
We’re generally loathe to pass along any details of the latest Facebook app, but we’re making a NewsCut exception in this case.
Images from the last 24 hours of protests around the world.
Do you think you could sit on the Senser jury?
Crowdsourcing a day in the life, behind the cardboard arcade story, who are the new poor, throwing identity away in Alexandria, and smelt heaven in Duluth.
There’s no flood in Moorhead’s Riverview Circle neighborhood this year. But the scene is sadder than it was during the flood of 2009.