Rochester school officials disciplined an 8-year-old student after the boy brought a pop gun to school. A district spokesperson says the third grader pointed it at another student in a threatening manner. The incident happened Friday. Parents were notified in writing Monday and Tuesday of this week.
Evacuation at U of M's Coffman Union after bomb threat
Police asked people to avoid the area.
Frost advisories in Minnesota on the first day of fall
Welcome to fall.
With 48 charged, aftershocks of Feeding Our Future fraud case continue
The Minnesota Department of Education is seeking to recoup taxpayer money lost in a "sham lawsuit" related to the alleged fraud.
Charges: Ineligible man had guns, over 15,000 rounds of ammo
A search of the man's vehicle and house turned up multiple firearms.
Reporter/anchor leaving Rochester for new role at WCCO
Beret Leone is saying goodbye to KTTC-TV.
Authorities investigating false active shooter reports at Minnesota schools
This is a developing story.
Ex-cop Thomas Lane gets 3 years for involvement in killing of George Floyd
Lane took a plea agreement earlier in the state case.
Minnesota's smallest bat species under review for endangered status
Tricolored bats are declining rapidly.
Here are the largest hail reports to NWS Twin Cities Tuesday night
River Falls got hit by some massive hail Tuesday night.
Police: Man jumped on train, attacked engineer with knife near St. Cloud
The rock train had just left St. Cloud when the suspect jumped aboard.
Rochester school locked down after student points replica gun at other students, staff
A student at Mayo High School is in custody and could face felony charges after allegedly pointing a gag gun at other students and staff in a crowded school hallway.
Gun goes off in classroom after 1st-grader brings it to school
The first-grader brought the handgun to class and it went off Friday morning.
Bus driver advises middle school student to pick up gun on street
Robbinsdale school officials are investigating a gun found on a roadway that was handled by a seventh grade student. Around 8 a.m. Thursday, a school bus driver for the Robbinsdale School District noticed something on the side of the road and asked a middle school student to get off the bus and see what it was.
St. Paul suspension rates: 15 percent of black students, three percent of white students
A wide gap in suspensions from last year has the St. Paul school board calling for stricter goals for administrators. Black students make up one-third of district enrollment, while white students comprise one-quarter of the student body.
Chaska school officials zero in on student response to fights caught on tape
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.
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