The district has hired a private company to supervise children during recess at seven elementary schools.
Authorities ID family found frozen to death at MN-Canada border
They're still trying to unravel how they got there and who might have helped them.
Mayo Clinic specialist: 'The omicron surge is not over'
Experts expect a rapid decline over the next month followed a period of calm.
Charges: Man in stolen Jeep leads police on 110 mph chase
He crashed into a light post near the Capitol and then fled on foot, the complaint says.
Puppy in back of stolen Audi found, reunited with owner
The 4 1/2-month-old bullmastiff had been missing more than a week.
WI's best 'hole-in-the-wall' diner is Guy Fieri-approved
Come for the "garbage pile," stay for ... even more breakfast food.
Minnesota's pre-pro women's soccer team unveils name, logo
The new name and look was unveiled after community owners voted on a winner.
21 people charged in connection to drug trafficking in northern MN
Police say the organization sold more than 10 pounds of heroin and fentanyl in northern Minnesota.
MN's 'best hole-in-the-wall diner' is, sadly, currently closed
MSN recently published its pick for best diner in each state.
MN apartment complex loses heat, nearly 150 residents evacuated
A boiler problem caused the heating issue.
Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Thursday, January 27
Cases remain very high but hospitalizations have been plateaued for the past week.
Minnesota state trooper injured at crash scene on I-35
The trooper was in his squad when another vehicle struck.
Charges: Man stole thousands from 3 Twin Cities banks
When he was arrested, police found a folding knife on him.
St. Paul schools chief seeks levy increase
St. Paul schools Superintendent Valeria Silva wants to ask voters for extra money in November. She proposes renewing an existing schools levy -- and raising it. A current levy has brought in about $30 million a year since 2006. The proposed raise would amount to an extra $65 a year on a $149,000 home, the median value in the district this year.
Employees at Delano business take time for recess
Recess is not just for kids anymore according to a business in Delano that encourages its employees to play. An adult "recess" takes place everyday at Landscape Structures, a company that makes playground equipment. The Wellness Program Director says the play time has an impact on employee's happiness and health. Thirty-two percent of employees have reduced BMIs thanks to game time.
St. Paul school buses run late for 2nd day
School buses contracted by St. Paul Public Schools were delayed for the second day in a row, running 20 minutes late or more on several routes. The bus company ran into similar issues Tuesday leaving some routes missed altogether. The school bus company says drivers didn't have time to learn their routes because the contract with the school district was only awarded 30 days ago.
Ecolab donates $190,000 to St. Paul Public Schools
The money was given through the company's Visions for Learning and will be distributed to more than 100 classrooms throughout the district to pay for items like chemistry lab kits and microscopes.
Key to improving schools? How about better recesses
A nonprofit group maintains that better fitness, higher grades, and less bullying can all be achieved by improving recess. The group is working with nine Twin Cities area schools. It favors a revival of old-school organized games such as kickball, four square, and capture the flag.
School bus critically injures pedestrian in St. Paul
A pedestrian was sent to the hospital in critical condition after being struck by a school bus in St. Paul. The man in his 50s or 60s was struck while the bus was taking a left-hand turn from Western Ave. onto Aurora Ave. He was transported to Regions Hospital and is expected to survive.
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