Chaska High School officials want to stop students from fighting, but they also want to encourage other students to respond appropriately when fights break out. One fight and a subsequent reprisal were caught on the school's video monitors. It shows fellow students not intervening and even recording the violence on their phones.
Evacuations underway after explosion, fire on U of M campus
Evacuations are in effect on campus after an underground explosion and fire Thursday afternoon.
‘Terrible prank’ during tornado drill causes scare at Hopkins High School
The school principal said the incident brought armed police to the school and "understandably caused some scholars anxiety."
Woman admits to role in St. Paul man's gruesome murder
A 32-year-old Duluth woman has taken a plea deal in the case of a 34-year-old St. Paul man's murder.
'Living nightmare’ alleged at Savage, Minn. rabbit sanctuary
"Peacebunny Cottage" is now the subject of an animal cruelty investigation.
Tractor tips on embankment, killing man in Kandiyohi County
The tractor reportedly tipped and fell on top of the man, pinning him underneath.
Sloane Martin teams with Mike Golic Jr. for college football broadcasts
Martin, 33, lives in Minnesota and continues to climb the sports broadcasting ladder.
Minnesota radio legend Tom Barnard set to leave KQRS
Barnard says he's not retiring.
Delta pilots picket at MSP Airport amid mass issues in airline industry
The picket is one of several nationwide.
St. Paul plans to extend $500 payments to low-income families
The expansion would give more than 300 families a monthly payment of $500.
Use of car seat in crash that killed child still under investigation
The mother of the child was treated for injuries not considered to be life-threatening.
Minnesota has fewest elementary school counselors per student in U.S.
School counselors say they provide a service students won't get in a classroom. But there are more than 3,400 students for each licensed elementary school counselor in Minnesota. Experts say counselors often get cut when budgets are tight.
Dayton encourages businesses to adopt schools
Governor Mark Dayton wants more businesses to improve education in Minnesota by adopting schools. He spoke at a Richfield school that's been adopted by both Best Buy and Fairview Hospitals. It's provided amenities ranging from laptops to a teen parent center.
Four students arrested in Walker high school fight, officer assaulted
Four juveniles were arrested following a fight at Walker-Hackensack-Akeley High School Wednesday. Police responded after the school requested help for an altercation between students that began in the high school cafeteria.
Minnesota schools might get option of starting before Labor Day
Some lawmakers want to give school districts the option of an early start. But such proposals always run into resistance from tourism industry lobbyists, who argue the early start time would cut short summer vacation and hurt business revenue.
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