A couple of decades ago, Kathryn Wendling's classmates at Duluth East voted her most likely to appear on Jeopardy. Now that likelihood is reality. Wendling took part in the game show's two-week teachers tournament. It'll be broadcast beginning Feb. 15.
Coller: Did the Vikings wait too long to fire Zimmer, Spielman?
This wasn’t just ugly. This was ugly, ugly.
Walz, Flanagan call on Hennepin Co. sheriff to resign
"I would say that it is time for him to resign," the Lt. Gov. said.
Months after missing deadline, Enbridge says Line 3 aquifer breach is fixed
The company told Bring Me The News it "successfully stopped the flow of groundwater" at the site.
Baby, teenager among 4 found dead along MN, Canada border
Authorities believe all four froze to death.
Former roller rink, tennis courts will become new sports hub
The Wooddale Fun Zone has been closed since spring of 2020.
Popular hibachi food truck opens second Twin Cities restaurant
The much-anticipated Daruma opens for takeout Thursday evening.
What changes are coming to the Vikings' offensive line?
Once again, Minnesota has work to do to figure out its interior spots
One of Minnesota's key COVID-19 leaders is retiring
Kris Ehresmann has given more than 30 years of her life to public health in Minnesota.
Plan to develop Orono park on hold after Daytons object
The Dayton family donated the land to the city for the park in the 1970s.
Child from Twin Cities, school staff member die from COVID
Both deaths were reported by the Minnesota Department of Health Thursday.
3 clippers will deliver snow to Minnesota through Tuesday
Clippers move through Friday night, Saturday night and again Monday.
Bemidji High School graduate a contestant on Friday's 'Jeopardy'
Galen Benshoof taped the episode in November, but he still isn't allowed to reveal the results of the game show. The Pioneer reports the self-proclaimed trivia buff suggested there will be some drama during his appearance on "Jeopardy."
Rosemount High teacher brings 'Madness' to history
In a typical, unassuming classroom at Rosemount High School in the suburbs of Minneapolis, U.S. history teacher Josh Hoekstra had a novel idea about engaging his students in what has become high school seniors' worst subject: history. He made a March Madness-style tournament out of it, writes William Bennett, a former U.S. secretary of education and CNN contributor.
ND teen said 'I'm sorry' before shooting himself in front of classmates
A student at a Fairmount, North Dakota school was rushed to the hospital after he attempted suicide in a classroom Thursday morning. Authorities say the freshman walked to the front of the class room and shot himself in front of seven other classmates and a teacher. The boy's condition has not been released.
Former Shattuck-St. Mary's teacher appears in LA court
Lynn Seibel has been charged with 17 counts of criminal sexual conduct in Minnesota stemming from the years that he was a drama teacher at the Faribault prep school. Police suspect he had inappropriate contact with students. But he is also charged in Los Angeles, where he lives and where police say they found child porn on his computer. He appeared in court on those charges Thursday and has pleaded not guilty. Minnesota authorities plan to let the California case run its course before bringing him back to the state.
Minn. high school teacher, coach killed in crash with semi
A west-central high school teacher and coach was killed Tuesday morning in a crash with a semi. Thirty-eight-year-old Richard Vos of Belgrade was riding his bike near the intersection of State Highway 71 and Co Road 31 in Kandiyohi County around 5 a.m. when he was hit. Vos was the long-time head wrestling coach and math teacher at Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa High School.
Minneapolis designer to appear on 'Project Runway'
Raul Osorio of Minneapolis will be the fifth Minnesota designer to compete on the reality show, which starts a 10th season in July. Check out his portfolio.
Duluth schools lay off 29 more teachers
The Duluth School Board voted to cut 29 additional full and part-time teachers to help close a $3.8 million budget gap. Another six teachers were laid off last month. In addition to the cuts, the News Tribune reports 31 teachers retired this year. Some of those positions will be filled.
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