Schools

Several students from St. Croix Valley communities were named to dean’s lists at local, state and national college and universities. Recognized students and their schools are: Baylor University, Waco, Texas Lake Elmo: Tiffany Gorman Beloit College, Beloit, Wis. Stillwater: Bennett Anderson Afton: Sarah Vermeland California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks, Calif. Stilllwater: Amanda Chial Clarkson University, […]

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$160,000 invested toward education in Minnesota through the Monsanto Fund ST. LOUIS — Elementary and high schools in 26 states currently receive less state funding in the 2012-13 school year in comparison to last year’s numbers. In 35 states, school funding now stands below 2008 levels, according to the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. […]

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WHITE BEAR LAKE — Minnesota employers are not looking for workers who are “really good at filling in ovals” on standardized tests, Education Minnesota President Tom Dooher said during an Oct. 23 K-12 Luncheon Series event at Century College. “They want people who are creative problem solvers,” Dooher added. He urged less focus on test […]

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Political newcomer Amy Burback took second place and won a seat on the Independent School District 834 Board Tuesday with close to 25 percent of the vote while current Board Chairman George Dierberger finished fourth in the race for three board seats. Burback, who took 24.96 percent of the 56,981 votes cast, was full of […]

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St. Croix Catholic students help clean local cemetery BAYPORT — With low clouds and a light mist falling, St. Michael’s Cemetery could have passed for a scene out of Halloween movie. But there were no screams amid the souls at eternal rest. The only noise on a damp fall day was the chatter of about […]

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WHITE BEAR LAKE — Century College has been awarded a federal grant of $301,031 to help prevent suicide and enhance mental health services for students in crisis. Century is the only Minnesota two-year college to receive a suicide prevention grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, a division of the Department of […]

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