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Little Falls man suffers injury in rollover crash
Deputies respond to dog shot to death: Video on Facebook allegedly shows incident
DNR boss: Beefed up funding for water management, CWD prevention
Pequot Lakes speech team takes first in Staples, Brainerd
Crash injures 2 near Brainerd
PR-B's Rainwater commits to Jamestown
New Ulm top North Stars in shootout
Girls Basketball: Tiger girls win two
Boys Basketball: Tigers win 3, improve to 18-4. Raph, Hirschey both get 1,000th point
Athletics: Pequot spring sports meeting scheduled
Janet (Wierwill) Hudak
Douglas T. Imgrund
Layton "Tony" Albrecht
Kenneth (Butch) Novak
Janet G. (Wierwill) Hudak
Chef's Hat: For a fast, easy, healthy dish, try salmon
Women can reduce risk of heart disease with diet, exercise
3 things for better health - Feb. 18
Jake Haapajoki took his own life as a teen. But his 'Smiles' live on.
Faith: God shows how much He loves us
Danecdotes: The cold's never bothered us anyway ...
Letter to the editor: Let's judge people for their character
As I See It: Illegal immigration - do the political math
Letter to the editor: A question of ethical accountability
From the Lefthand Corner: We truly are surrounded by good in Echoland
letters to the editor
HAPPY 100TH BIRTHDAY
Births: Jan. 15, 2019
Dayne Fox- Jennah Fox
Open House For Cecil Kottschade
February 11, 2019
Minnesota lawmakers aim to boost teacher diversity, shrink achievement gap
ST. PAUL -- A bipartisan group of Minnesota lawmakers is hopeful that data illustrating the state is one of the worst in the nation when it comes...
February 11, 2019 - 4:56pm
October 2, 2018
Nominations sought for Teacher of the Year
Nominations are open through Nov. 15 for the 2019 Minnesota Teacher of the Year. Eligible nominees must meet the following requirements: • Teach in a public or nonpublic pre-kindergarten through 12th-grade school, or in an Adult Basic Education or Early Childhood Family Education...
October 2, 2018 - 10:30am
September 7, 2018
As I See It: Teachers matter too
To quote a recent St. Paul Pioneer Press article reprinted in the Brainerd Dispatch, "Minnesota has one of the nation's largest achievement gaps. ... Students of color, those who are learning English and students who have special needs or come from low-income families routinely struggle...
September 7, 2018 - 7:30am
June 21, 2018
PL teachers learn diversity through SEED Program
Teachers are often said to get more from students by establishing an understanding and personal relationship with each individual student. This...
June 21, 2018 - 4:00am
June 7, 2018
PR-B Graduation: We hope our beliefs inspire you in your next ventures
Tonight the two of us are honored that you chose us to be your speakers. You truly are an amazing class. As we reflect on your years at PR-B...
June 7, 2018 - 2:03pm
June 2, 2018
Pequot Lakes: Teachers approve contract agreement - Board to vote Monday
Pequot Lakes teachers approved two sequential two-year contracts Friday, May 25, to cover teachers through the 2020-21 school year. The school...
June 2, 2018 - 7:00am
May 17, 2018
PL School: Tentative agreement reached with teachers - Teachers to vote on contract May 25
After months of deliberation, the Pequot Lakes School District administration has reached a tentative agreement with Education Minnesota Pequot...
May 17, 2018 - 9:00am
April 28, 2018
Pequot Lakes School: Talks progress, but no contract yet for teachers
Both sides said discussions were productive, but a contract agreement was not reached between the Pequot Lakes School District and Education...
April 28, 2018 - 5:00am
April 9, 2018
Five Pequot Lakes teachers nominated for Teacher of the Year
Teachers from Education Minnesota Pequot Lakes recently nominated five teachers for Teacher of the Year in the district. The Teacher of the Year...
April 9, 2018 - 5:00am
February 27, 2018
Patriot Perspective: Coaching from the stands
Parenting is a difficult job. Few can claim to have all the answers, and no one is able to predict the outcome. Yet, there are some certainties in parenting that have proven themselves through the years. Encouraging children to take responsibility, to persevere through difficulty,...
February 27, 2018 - 3:30am
Patriot Perspective: Oh, and by the way, thank you
"Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it." - William Arthur Ward. Recently, while walking the halls of the school, I was struck by the cleanliness of our high school. Nary a wrapper, broken pencil or well-chewed gum stuck to the floor...
November 27, 2017 - 6:30am
September 14, 2017
Letter to the Editor: Thank you to all teachers
Recently my wife and I, along with six other retired volunteers, had the pleasure of serving the welcome back chicken dinner, sponsored by Education MN Brainerd, for new and returning educators and their families. It was truly a joy to see and hear the excitement, enthusiasm, energy,...
September 14, 2017 - 7:30am
September 8, 2017
Meet the teachers: Pine River-Backus welcomes new teachers
Following are short biographies of new staff members at Pine River-Backus Schools: Name: Mackenzie Determan Hometown: Browerville Past teaching experience/education: I previously worked in outpatient private practices for the last three years. This is my first year in the schools....
September 8, 2017 - 5:30am
Minnesota on the verge of teacher licensing overhaul
ST. PAUL — The years-long task of overhauling Minnesota's way of licensing teachers has entered the home stretch. If lawmakers can resolve the differences in bills that have already cleared the House and Senate in a way that wins the approval of Gov. Mark Dayton, they can accomplish...
May 8, 2017 - 6:00am
March 16, 2017
Minnesota House advances changes to teacher layoff rules
ST. PAUL — Plans from Minnesota House Republicans to give local school leaders more control over which teachers are laid off faces difficult...
March 16, 2017 - 8:15pm