Duluth school Superintendent I.V. Foster is on paid leave while he is the subject of an investigation. He also has been serving in the post without the required license from the state.
80 mph winds, large hail possible with severe storms in MN
A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for much of the state until 3 a.m. Saturday.
30 people evacuated as flooding hammers small town
It's assumed that at least eight inches of rain fell in Randall, with more heavy rain expected Friday night into Saturday morning.
Numerous severe storms likely in Minnesota Friday night
Watch the video for the full details with meteorologist Sven Sundgaard.
Teen pleads guilty in shooting death of 15-year-old girl in Columbia Heights
Damico Jamal-Tokyo High will receive a sentence in juvenile court, along with an adult prison sentence.
Walz wants to use surplus money to send direct payments to Minnesotans
It's a renewed effort from a previous proposal from Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan's supplemental budget in January.
Jan. 6 committee says aide for WI senator tried to give fake elector info to Pence
The attempt was discovered through text messages in the ongoing public hearing held by the Jan. 6 select committee.
Minnesota state colleges boosting tuition again by 3.5%
The Minnesota State system's Board of Trustee's approved the increase Wednesday.
Walz, Jensen react to historic Supreme Court reversal of Roe v. Wade
After voting to overturn Roe, conservative Justice Clarence Thomas has hinted contraception and same-sex marriage protections should follow.
2-year-old killed in crash on County Road 81 in Maple Grove
The crash occurred Thursday evening on County Road 81.
BCA issues new details about St. Michael standoff, shooting
New details say a St. Cloud police officer struck the suspect with gunfire.
Former Duluth schools superintendent was absent 25 percent of the time
The News Tribune reports I.V. Foster used 21 days of personal time off and 10.5 days of professional leave out of 117 work days. Foster held the position for five and a half months before he resigned after failing to gain a superintendent’s license in Minnesota.
Duluth school board wants interim superintendent to stay on
Bill Gronseth has been Duluth's interim School Superintendent for the past month. Now the School Board wants him to take over as the successor to I.V. Foster, who resigned after failing to gain a superintendent's license in Minnesota.
Duluth schools superintendent on leave, investigation underway
WDIO reports the Duluth school board met behind closed doors late Monday night to discuss "possible allegations or charges" against the school district chief. Board members would not share any details beyond confirming the superintendent is on paid leave and an investigation is underway.
Groups frustrated with lack of access to Duluth superintendent
Some community and school district leaders tell the Duluth News Tribune that superintendent I.V. Foster sometimes cancels meetings and is often inaccessible. The city's mayor says he thinks Foster is "a good person and his heart is in the right place" but he does not seem interested in engaging the community. Earlier this week the school board placed Foster on leave and launched an investigation for undisclosed reasons.
Minn. child-care operator's license revoked after stabbing investigation
The Minnesota Department of Human Services revokes a Duluth woman's child-care license after an investigation concludes she stabbed a household member in front of children.
Minneapolis schools hires new associate superintendent
Minneapolis Public Schools is bringing in a Chicago schools administrator to be their new associate superintendent. The Star Tribune reports Stephen Flisk will replace former associate superintendent Erin Glynn.
School superintendent, county attorney wear hoodies at Duluth's Trayvon Martin rally
Duluth's rally coincided with one held in Sanford, Florida, the city where the 17-year-old was shot by a security volunteer who thought he looked suspicious. Duluth Superintendent Bill Gronseth says "it appears race was the difference between life and death" for Trayvon.
Two Harbors foster parents lose license after spanking
A Two Harbors foster mother spanked a foster child in violation of state rules, and she and her husband, a Lutheran pastor, lost their foster care license, according to the Minnesota Department of Human Services. They plan to appeal.
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