The alleged incident apparently happened during archery class. The district won’t go into detail, but high school principal Bob Dockendorf said, “the teacher was placed on paid administrative leave pending investigation.” Students told WCCO that they didn't think it was a big deal.
Nwangwu, Kendricks named to All-Pro Team; Jefferson snubbed
Jefferson tweeted "help me understand."
How much snow could fall Friday? Here's the latest possibilities
The bullseye is over southwestern Minnesota.
Minneapolis schools go to online learning for 2 weeks amid staff shortage
The online learning period starts Friday and will run for two weeks.
Vaccinated can spread omicron, so why are Twin Cities requiring diners show vax proof?
Starting next week, indoor diners in the Twin Cities will need to show proof of vaccination or a negative test.
MN child care providers will no longer need to quarantine kids, staff exposed to COVID
The state has loosened the rule that previously required exposed staff and children to quarantine.
Former state lawmaker, sled dog musher Frank Moe has died
He died after battling brain cancer.
Minnesota firefighter dies from COVID just days after his father
The 42-year-old leaves behind his wife and their 10 children.
Proof of vaxx or negative test to be required in Twin Cities restaurants
The new policy goes into effect next week.
Border agents seize bushmeat from travelers at MSP Airport
Officials say they've identified a trend of travelers bringing bushmeat into the U.S.
Teacher on leave after fire that hurt four students
A science teacher at Maple Grove Junior High has been placed on leave after an experiment went haywire and left four students with mild to severe burns. KARE 11 says the teacher will be on leave with pay until the district can wrap up its investigation.
Added stress may be culprit as more teachers take medical leaves
More Minnesota school teachers are turning to the leave of absence. A survey by the state's school boards shows a 27 percent increase in two years. The school boards think bigger class sizes and additional scrutiny are behind an increase in teacher mental health leaves.
North Dakota teacher arrested for sexting, sexual assault
Richard Laqua has been charged with sexually assaulting a student and sending her explicit text messages. School administrators say the girl was not in the teacher’s class and they don’t know how he got the student’s cell phone number.
St. Paul teacher on leave after accusations of racism
WCCO reports parents of some black students say their children have suffered racial discrimination and prejudice from a teacher at Heights Community School. An attorney for the families said the teacher has called the students "fat, black and stupid" and said things such as "You only have one parent."
3 officers placed on leave after Richfield fatal shooting
Three Richfield police officers were placed on paid administrative leave following the fatal shooting of 25-year-old Jeffrey O'Conner. Authorities say O'Conner was mentally disturbed and wielding a knife when an officer was forced to shoot him Friday.
Eagan High School basketball coach on leave as district looks into reported complaint
Details are sparse and no one is saying much. The Star Tribune says the school's longtime boys basketball coach is on paid leave after someone apparently filed a complaint against him. A spokesman tells the newspaper the investigation is internal, and the city's police are not involved.
Two cops on leave after Rochester man dies during arrest
Investigators are looking into what caused the death of a 39-year-old Rochester man as he struggled with two police officers who were arresting him. The police department has placed the officers on administrative leave.
Anoka-Hennepin teachers aim to show policy a lesson
The school district's proposed policy is a response to accusations of harboring anti-gay sentiment. The measure would bar teachers from taking a stance on "controversial topics." The language of the policy is similar to the district's current one, which has some teachers calling the effort "redundant" and "unnecessary."
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