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Minneapolis high school student sent to hospital after violent attack in cafeteria  KSTP

Family members of a 15-year-old high school student told 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS their daughter was seriously injured after she was beaten by three other ...



Edison High placed on lockdown after parents caused 'a disturbance'  Star Tribune

Students at Edison High School were temporarily kept in their classrooms on Monday morning when two parents caused a disturbance at the school and police ...



Parents speaking out after 2 violent assaults at Edison High School  KSTP

The parents of two students who were attacked in separate incidents at Minneapolis Edison High School last week are speaking out about the recent outbreak of ...



2nd fight occurs at Edison High School in 1 week  KSTP

A fight at a Minneapolis high school occurred earlier this week. Now, officials say another "aggressive incident" took place Thursday. The principal at Edison ...



Beto O'Rourke talks at Edison High School  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke spoke at town hall meeting at Edison High School.



After series of fights, students, staff work to change atmosphere at Edison  KSTP

January 16, 2019 06:50 PM. Staff and students at Edison High School in northeast Minneapolis are working to hit the reset button after several serious fights ...



Beto O'Rourke urges Minneapolis crowd to unite against Trump  Star Tribune

Before Beto O'Rourke arrived in Minnesota for his first visit on Wednesday, he called Sen. Amy Klobuchar, a competitor for the Democratic presidential ...



2 Students Arrested After Altercation At Minneapolis School  WCCO | CBS Minnesota

Minneapolis police have arrested two girls after an altercation at Edison High School (00:46). WCCO 4 News At 10 – Dec. 10, 2018. 1 year ago ...



Presidential Candidate Beto O’Rourke To Visit Minnesota  WCCO | CBS Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke is set to arrive in Minneapolis Wednesday for his first visit to the state since ...



Adapted Bike Day at Edison High School  KARE11.com

For students who have trouble riding traditional bikes, adapted bikes give them a chance to enjoy riding. Hundreds of bikes and students will visit Edison today ...



Junior Achievement produces several winning companies from Minnesota  Star Tribune

Takia Thomas and the rest of her Junior Achievement of the Upper Midwest “company” at Minneapolis Edison High School prove you can take second place and ...



Minnesota Honors Bilingual Graduates With Biliteracy Seal  WCCO | CBS Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Many bilingual high school graduates in Minnesota will be crossing commencement stages this spring with a distinction honoring their ...



Ex-Edison High School teacher, coach dies on canoe trip to his beloved Boundary Waters  Star Tribune

A trip for longtime friends intending to pass their passion for the Boundary Waters Canoe Area on to their grandsons turned tragic when one of the grandfathers ...



'Young, scrappy and hungry': area high school students share the stage with 'Hamilton'  MinnPost

The message of “Hamilton” is that history has its eyes on you and you can do anything you want with this life as long as you just don't stop. Just like Alexander ...



Should Minnesota grade its schools?  MinnPost

When it comes to providing parents with information about the quality of public schools, how simple is too simple? A bill at the Minnesota Legislature would ...



Biliteracy seal offers graduates recognition for language skills  MPR News

In addition to their caps and gowns, some of the high school graduates crossing commencement stages this spring will have an unusual and honorary ...



Teenager slain in Cedar-Riverside shooting remembered as humble and loyal friend  Star Tribune

Abdiwasa Farah, 17, was a bystander killed by gang shots in Cedar-Riverside.



Northeast Minneapolis giant Walt Dziedzic dies at 85  Star Tribune

Gregarious and blustery, he sought to serve the people as a soldier, police officer and elected official.



Authorities identify 17-year-old shot and killed on violent night in Minneapolis  Star Tribune

The Hennepin County Medical Examiner's Office identified the teenager who was fatally shot by unknown assailants during a violent night Friday that left at least ...



HAMILTON's Celebrated Education Program, EduHam, Will Come To Minneapolis  Broadway World

Hennepin Theatre Trust announced today the innovative educational program that debuted at HAMILTON on Broadway will continue in Minneapolis on ...



Outdoors club at Minneapolis high school opens new worlds to kids  Star Tribune

Edison High is all about opportunity to expose city kids to wonders of the wilderness.



Gunshots fired into Minneapolis North High School, no injuries  Bring Me The News

Students and staff are safe after gunshots fired outside Minneapolis North High School went into the building near the front entrance, according to Minneapolis ...



Teens rally for climate at State Capitol  KARE11.com

Minnesota high school students leave classrooms, converge on Capitol steps for as part of international Youth Climate Strike.



Edison High coach Carl Brown claims firing is racist  City Pages

Carl Brown rallied his players for the final time last Thursday. The football coach at Edison High School in northeast Minneapolis called an informal meeting…



Minnesota has new benchmarks for schools, IDs 485 for help  Star Tribune

More than 480 Minnesota schools struggling with low graduation rates, stagnant test scores or chronic absenteeism are set to get additional help from the state ...



Cousin: Victim of North Minneapolis Shooting Considered 'Life-Loving'  KSTP

Family members told 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS Hampton played football at Minneapolis North High School and was on the track and field team for three years ...



2020 Democrats Make Campaign Stops In Twin Cities  WCCO | CBS Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – It's a busy week in Minnesota for presidential candidates on one side of the aisle. Three Democrats have campaigned or plan to be in ...



Minnesota's school funding formula provides some students of color less than their white peers  MPR News

The U.S. invests $23 billion more in school districts that serve mostly white students than it does in those that serve predominantly students of color, according to ...



Jordan basketball team ducking north Minneapolis Martin Luther King Day game  City Pages

Martin Luther King, Jr. did not suffer fools and knew how to recognize friend from foe.



Rep. Ilhan Omar wins DFL endorsement at district convention  Minnesota Daily

State Rep. Ilhan Omar earned the DFL endorsement for her re-election bid at Saturday's district convention at Edison High School in northeast Minneapolis.



Neighbor charged in Minneapolis killing of mother and daughter; tenants heard arguing, gunshots  St. Paul Pioneer Press

Tenants in the Minneapolis apartment complex where a mother and daughter were fatally shot last weekend told police they heard a man and woman arguing ...



Vikings’ Xavier Rhodes Surprises High School Team As Guest Coach  CBS Minnesota / WCCO

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A Minnesota Viking gave some high school players a surprise they won't soon forget Friday night. Cornerback Xavier Rhodes ...



Students' bus switchover has a few bumps  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Jim Higgins, who has run an insurance agency on Central Avenue for 40 years, could tell without a picture window that most Edison High School students were ...



Former North players build on legacy  MSR News Online

Three former Minneapolis North boys' basketball players, Brett McNeal, Derek Reuben and Khalid El-Amin, continue to build on their legacy.



Thomas A. Cousins | Free  Ashland Daily Press

Thomas A. Cousins passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, April 4, 2019 at the age of 39.



Rose Totino brought pizza to masses: 'Money never changed her'  Star Tribune

At 41, Rose Totino traveled two hours north of Rome for her first visit to Scopoli — the Italian birthplace of her late mother, Armeta. It was 1956, and the pizza joint ...



Budget woes pinching sports in Minneapolis schools, and parents are taking notice  Star Tribune

Kids across Minneapolis are playing badminton without racquets and sharing the same jersey number at soccer games. They're piling into Grandma's minivan to ...



Minnesota sees highest voter turnout for primary since 1994  Star Tribune

More voters turned out for Tuesday's primary than Minnesota has seen in more than two decades, with the state posting its highest turnout in a primary since ...



Officer attacked in scuffle with teens at MN high school  Bring Me The News

The incident happened during a "disturbance" at Braham Area High School.



Kathy Gervais | Obituaries  Aitkin Independent Age

Kathy Ann (Douglas) Gervais, 57, Aitkin, passed away Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at her home. She was born August 11, 1961 in Minneapolis to Mourland ...



Extreme cold caused sprinkler problem that flooded parts of Big Lake High School  Bring Me The News

Big Lake High School is cleaning up a significant mess caused by malfunctioning sprinkler heads during last week's extremely cold weather. The school posted ...



Keith Ellison seeks to reassure voters after domestic abuse allegation  Star Tribune

U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison returned to the campaign trail Friday in his quest to become Minnesota attorney general, as he tries to move past an allegation the he ...



Edison sisters sprint to success  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Edison coach says of Lewis sisters, 'Their gifts can influence many'



Minneapolis students 'use art to help others' with Empty Bowls NE  Star Tribune

Northeast Minneapolis high school students make ceramic bowls for hunger fundraiser.



Debates get race for Minnesota governor off to a roaring start  Star Tribune

NISSWA, MINN. – In their first two debates since winning their parties' nominations, Minnesota's candidates for governor disagreed at forums Friday morning ...



New Grant Program Shines Light On Exceptional Mpls. Educators  CBS Local

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – So many teachers support kids in their classroom in ways that go unnoticed every day. Now, a new program is not only shining a ...



Clashing views taking center stage in Minn. governor's race  Star Tribune

Tim Walz and Jeff Johnson offered very different visions for leading the state a day after their primary victories.



Schools notebook: MPS wraps up first-ever Visit Our Schools Month  Southwest Journal

Principal Ginger Davis Kranz led about eight families around Webster Elementary School in Northeast this past month, showing them classrooms, the school's ...



Columbia Heights restaurateur sentenced for visa fraud, alien harboring  Star Tribune

The owner of a popular Thai restaurant in Columbia Heights was sentenced Wednesday to 42 months in federal prison for luring a Dominican Republic ...



What Twin Cities teens can teach us about being smart with money  Minneapolis Star Tribune

You don't need me to tell you we're generally lousy role models for our kids, at least when it comes to fiscal responsibility. Nearly a third of us haven't saved any ...



New superintendent ready for a new chapter for Minneapolis schools  Star Tribune

Superintendent Ed Graff, the new chief of the Minneapolis schools, is bearing a hefty message, just days before kids will pack into schools on Monday: It's time to ...



The elective course putting a promising dent in the achievement gap in Minneapolis  MinnPost

During his junior year at Edison High School in northeast Minneapolis, Travis Moore found himself at a crossroads. Spread too thin — with competing ...



Who's on the DFL primary ballot in the 5th? Meet the candidates  MPR News

Voters in Minneapolis and neighboring suburbs will elect a new member of Congress this year. The 5th Congressional District seat has been in Democratic ...



The Fourth Annual Northeast Band Festival  Minneapolis Star Tribune

The Fourth Annual Northeast Band Festival was held Thursday night, March 21, 2018 at Edison High School. Students from the music programs of elementary ...



Minneapolis schools report higher grad rates for student athletes  Star Tribune

The same Minneapolis students who make shots on basketball courts and score touchdowns under Friday night lights are graduating at higher rates than the ...



5 takeaways from 2018 Minnesota primary precinct-by-precinct race maps  Star Tribune

In the governor's race, DFLer Tim Walz dominated the southern half of the state and Jeff Johnson of the GOP did well in exurban areas.



Former Minnesota teacher, coach dies after canoe capsizes  Daily Globe

ELY, Minn.—A former Minneapolis high school football and wrestling coach died in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness after he attempted to right a ...



Duluth school board spurns charter school bid for vacant high school  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Saying it would bring unfair competition and less money than selling to a private developer, the Duluth school board refused a $14.2 million offer this week for a ...



New Vision Foundation aims to inspire Minnesota's young African immigrants to become tech innovators  MinnPost

Facebook. Snapchat. Twitter. Those are some of the many social media giants that Hussein Farah has seen African immigrants in Minnesota use on a regular ...



Deaths in Central Florida: 3/31  Orlando Sentinel

See recent obituaries from around Central Florida published in the Orlando Sentinel.



Minneapolis school buses running up to 90 minutes late on Tuesday  Bring Me The News

Parents with children who take the bus home from Minneapolis schools are being informed that their kids might be late by an hour to 90 minutes due to a delay ...



Century-old parishioner reflects on St. Boniface before its 160th anniversary  The Catholic Spirit

At age 99, Margaret Erickson, aka Margie, remembers well the church basement at St. Boniface in Minneapolis, where she went to Mass as a child with her ...



#EyesUp: Keeping teen drivers safe in the summer  KARE11.com

Distracted driving makes summer one of the deadliest times to be on the road in Minnesota. With more teens driving during the season, high schools across the ...



Stocks slow in wake of big 2017 gains and economic drags on the horizon  Star Tribune

The stock market is up modestly through the first six months of the year, amid increasing volatility and concern. The 1 to 3 percent rise in the Piper Jaffray-Star ...



5 must-see attractions at Northeast's Art-a-Whirl  Minneapolis Star Tribune

You've heard the rumors and they're all true: Art-a-Whirl is madness and art combined into one intense weekend. If even the thought of venturing out to artists' ...



Father, hacker and jujitsu instructor among Minnesotans under investigation for ISIS ties  Star Tribune

Unsealed documents offer a rare look inside open terrorism cases in Minnesota.



Somali-American father shares with parents the painful lessons he learned in Minnesota  Star Tribune

Mohamed Mohamud's Somali American Parent Association (SAPA) has grown into one of the largest East African nonprofits in Minnesota.



Teen shot to death in north Minneapolis identified; no arrests made  Minneapolis Star Tribune

The teenager shot and found dead on a patch of grass in north Minneapolis over the weekend has been identified, and police say the shooter remains at large.



MPS' Craig Vana: a principal's principal says goodbye  MinnPost.com

I look at the principalship as the servant leader role," Craig Vana said. "How do I provide the resources for my teachers so they can reach their kids?"



What you can and can't do behind the wheel  KARE11.com

Before the hands-free bill goes into effect this summer, make sure you know what you can and can't do behind the wheel of a car.



Jacquelyn Sullivan, who inspired students and nurtured those around her, dies  Star Tribune

About three years ago, Jacquelyn Sullivan found out she was going to die, and she decided to keep on teaching. Diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2013, ...



Justice Alan Page gets his day in traveling court one last time  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Minnesota Supreme Court's seven judges came to Edison High School in northeast Minneapolis Monday to hear arguments in the case of True Thao, who was ...



What are Minnesotans' go-to summer traditions? Hint: There are quite a few  Star Tribune

We asked a wide swath of Minnesotans: What's your go-to summer tradition? We received an equally wide range of answers.



Minneapolis job fair is by teens, for teens  Star Tribune

Arwah Gedi admitted he was a little shaky during his first conversation with a recruiter at the 13th annual Minneapolis Teen Job Fair on Saturday. "The first one, I ...



5 Twin Cities happenings, 10 cool releases for Record Store Day 2018  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Electric Fetus: Edison High School Jazz Band kicks off the live music at 9:15 a.m., followed by DJ Jake Rudh, Chris Koza, Two Harbors and Greg Grease, with ...



Jim Hemak, who benefited from JA in 1960s, invests in its Twin Cities future  Star Tribune

In the early 1960s, a shy Columbia Heights High School student named Jim Hemak was working through Junior Achievement on a project to buy and assemble ...



Columbia Heights Thai restaurant owner charged with forced labor  Star Tribune

The owner of a popular Thai restaurant in Columbia Heights is facing allegations that he brought a Dominican Republic teenager to America on promises of ...



Donors help disadvantaged Minnesota scholars adjust to college life  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Wallin Education Partners is a college-completion program with a twist. Donors and scholars are encouraged to establish close ties, and most do.



Kody's Closet stocks supplies for teens in need - StarTribune.com  Minneapolis Star Tribune

After the death of her son Kody, a Crystal mom decided to help needy kids by filling closets with toiletry items in schools.



Interns have big impact at Minnesota's small IT, engineering firms  Star Tribune

Carlos Lopez had an electrifying entry to the world of software. Several years ago, he was a maintenance man at a senior apartment complex when the air ...



MN lawmakers in urgent need of more diversity, candidate says  MSR News Online

There is urgency in our state. We are the best in everything; we make the top of the list in everything. But, people who look like me are on the bottom of…



Good Question: Why Are We So Loyal To Our Schools?  CBS Local

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Over the next several days, high school seniors will walk across the stage, flip their tassel to the other side of the mortarboard cap ...



Children's Defense Fund-Minnesota to award Beat the Odds scholarships at gala event  St. Paul Asian American Press

St. Paul, Minn. (March 26, 2017) — For 25 years, Children's Defense Fund-Minnesota has recognized extraordinary young people who have overcome ...



NE. Minneapolis fundraiser fights hunger one bowl of soup at a time  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Serving soup in artisan bowls, Empty Bowls NE raised more than $8000.



SBA small business technology seed fund to visit Minnesota  Star Tribune

A U.S. Small Business Administration seed fund that has helped a few national technology giants, as well as dozens of Minnesota companies get traction in their ...



Financial literacy education — we can put Minnesota on the map  Minneapolis Star Tribune

With the school year underway and families preparing students to pursue their educational goals, there's a lot to be grateful for. Minnesota teachers are creative ...



Mpls.-based Wilderness Inquiry treats city kids to paddling adventures  Minneapolis Star Tribune

One camper in a life jacket took a break from paddling and trailed her hand in the Mississippi, dipping into the Twin Cities' most prominent natural feature for the ...



'Done Wishing': Ilhan Omar on why she's running for House District 60B  MinnPost

Omar recently announced her bid for the House seat in Minneapolis, which will pit her against the same candidates who faced off in 2014: incumbent Rep.



Gene Mady, owner of landmark bowling alley in Twin Cities, dies at 84  Star Tribune

Chester “Gene” Mady had bowling in his blood. For 47 years, he owned Mady's Bowling Center, which he operated with his father, Chester “Chet” Mady before ...



Mentorship day shows Hmong students world of possibility  MPR News

Hundreds of young people came together to meet and learn about Hmong-American professional people.



Who's who in Minneapolis' most politically diverse city council race  MinnPost

It might cover more of the political spectrum than any other Minneapolis City Council contest. The race to replace Jacob Frey on the Minneapolis City Council ...



New theater awards on the horizon; Record Store Day coming up  MinnPost

We were sad to learn in February that the Ivey Awards were over. That the 2017 Iveys – the 13th year – had been the last. No more skits, speeches, red carpets, ...



Firefighters Hall and Museum – Minneapolis, Minnesota  Atlas Obscura

Discover Firefighters Hall and Museum in Minneapolis, Minnesota: A Museum Dedicated to the Heroes That Fight Fire.



Mpls. school board welcomes new officers  Star Tribune

It comes as new members take their seats on the school board.



To help close Minneapolis' school achievement gap, address these six things  MinnPost

My purpose is not to lay more blame, but simply to try to peel back the onion to understand how we as adults fail make the changes our children so desperately ...



For Minneapolis-based Modern Survey, 'no plan' leads to sale to Aon Hewitt  Minneapolis Star Tribune

In 1993, Don MacPherson and Patrick Riley were temporary employees at what is now Ameriprise Financial, helping with employee surveys. In 1999, with the ...



Gallery: White Sox 3, Twins 1  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Gallery: Minnesota Twins third baseman Trevor Plouffe (24) sat in the dug out alone after the Twins loss there 9th game at Target Field Thursday April 14, 2016 ...



Gunman kills 5 at mall near Seattle  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Police searched Saturday for a gunman authorities said opened fire in the makeup department of a Macy's store at a mall north of Seattle, killing four females ...



Police in schools: Minneapolis school board weighs pros and cons  Star Tribune

The vote to keep police officers in schools is looming in Minneapolis' public schools, and the school board is finding itself in a dilemma: Should it continue the ...



Seward Towers refinancing is rare win for affordable housing  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Score one this month for Twin Cities "affordable housing," largely absent in a multifamily construction boom targeted largely at upscale renters and owners.



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