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Girls Hockey: Warriors win Section 8-2A title, advance to state for first time


February 17, 2018
Todd Lyscio
Crosslake Community School: Board reinstates director without discipline
17 hours 41 min ago
Former astronaut Duane Carey demonstrates the importance of preparation with Pine River-Backus fourth-grader Addison Poehler and second-grader Hunter Trujillo. Travis Grimler / Echo Journal
Pine River-Backus School: Before space, astronaut explored Foot Hills forest
19 hours 41 min ago
February 16, 2018
'How to Analyze the News' class offered by historical society
February 16, 2018 - 12:30pm
Reid Pierzinski
Pequot Lakes senior named finalist in Triple A competition
February 16, 2018 - 8:00am
February 15, 2018
Brainerd High School Resource Officer Troy Schreifels is congratulated Wednesday by student senate member Kealy Johnson (left) and hugged by Kelsey Miller after Brainerd High School Student Council named Wednesday Troy Schreifels Appreciation Day on the suggestion of BHS Principal Andrea Rusk. Schreifels was honored during a pep fest for Winter Wonder Week in the school gymnasium.
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Students honor school officer for care and compassion
February 15, 2018 - 6:00am
February 14, 2018
Superintendent Laine Larson reads through the items of the School Board recognitions list during Monday's meeting in the Washington Education Services Building. Gabriel Lagarde / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd School Board: Board supports special ed funding increase
February 14, 2018 - 6:00am
February 13, 2018
Charles Black Lance (left), the chair for the American Indian Parents Advisory Committee, and Ashley Ingebrigtson, the district's multicultural liaison, discuss the Native American Education Program 2017-18 with the Brainerd School Board. Gabriel Lagarde / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd School Board: District pushes for better American Indian education
February 13, 2018 - 8:00am
Award-winning speech students at the Duluth Denfeld Tournament. Front row, from left: William Moe, Addie Pierson, Allie Miller and Sydney Ellison. Second row: Hannah Allen, Emily Brunkhorst, Elena Grove, Savannah Ellison, Megan Buffington, Riley McCapes and Lili Jorgens. Third row: Cydney Philiposian, Elizabeth Blaeser, Naarah Neumann, Olivia Gerber, Sam Maciej and Zach Bauer. Back row: Allison Francis and Ali Sommerness. Submitted Photo
Speech: Patriots second at Little Falls, fourth at Duluth
February 13, 2018 - 7:00am
February 12, 2018
Parents fight for reinstatement of Fla. Catholic school teacher fired after her same-sex wedding
February 12, 2018 - 8:31am
Pine River-Backus' speech team consisting of Allie Yost, Cody Deplazes, Randall Yost, Chawna Cusey, Chayna Cusey, Molly Adkins, Kansas Tilbury and Emma Pflugshaupt were recently awarded a first place trophy collectively. Several team mates were also recognized for individual speeches at two competitions. Submitted Photo
Speech: Tigers take first place
February 12, 2018 - 5:00am
February 11, 2018
Junior Achievement students fill Nisswa City Hall as part of a tour of the city. Submitted Photo
Nisswa Chamber hosts Junior Achievement students
February 11, 2018 - 7:00am
February 10, 2018
The Brainerd High School mock trial team Friday won a competition against St. Cloud Apollo at the Crow Wing County District Courthouse in Brainerd. On the team are Ethan Raskin (front row, left), Emma McConville, Jaden Wagoner, Mari Hermerding, Nicole Pasket, Ava Strong (second row, left), Natalie Witte, Josiah Wood, Oksana Goncharenko and Sayali Blowers.
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Mock trial students try criminal vehicular homicide case in Brainerd courtroom: Brainerd wins meet
February 10, 2018 - 9:00am
February 8, 2018
Forestview Middle School students on the Future Problem Solving teams competed Jan. 27 at the regional Future Problem Solving competition in St. Cloud. Pictured are Lily Nickel (front row, left), Hannah Kurtzman, Reese Glynn (second row, left) Kieran Bihler, Jon Gakin, Drew Cline, Josh Anderson, Lindsey Neifert, Scarlett Anderson, Chris Low (third row, left), Vanessa Anderson, Keaton Lingenfelter, Sam Simpson.
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Future Problem Solving teams advance to state
February 8, 2018 - 8:00am
February 7, 2018
Staples-Motley junior named ExCEL award winner
February 7, 2018 - 12:30pm
February 6, 2018
Copies of Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird” for sale at the Duluth Barnes & Noble store in 2015. News Tribune file photo
Duluth schools remove 'To Kill a Mockingbird,' 'Huckleberry Finn' from curriculum due to racial slur
February 6, 2018 - 8:04pm