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Update: Two found dead in Rosemount home Friday
Minnesota farm loan program wins approval in time for spring
Parents learn how to detect teen drug use in Top Secret project
Minnesota roundup: Head-on crash kills Pequot Lakes man; 5 more state news stories
Chili cook-off and family bingo night will raise funds for Leprechaun Days
crime and courts
DCTC baseball: Blue Knights play earliest outdoor game in state history
Boys basketball: Another split brings Irish to 10-10
Swim and dive: Satnik, Toenges first against Shakopee
Girls hockey: Irish bow out to top seed Eastview
Gymnastics: Irish gear up for section meet against No. 1 North
Moon Glow lights up the night
Hot Air Affair Parade lights up downtown
In the air with the Hudson Hot Air Affair
Photos: Hot Air Affair Friday morning launch
How to decorate after the holiday season
arts and entertainment
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Margaret A. Raub, 92
Gene Barthel, 69
Jan E. Altenburg, 57
Boots Turek, 67
Chuck Brooks: Musings on what happens in between
Letter: Planes, trains, increased overall traffic and mining 24/7
Opinion: Minnesotans should have a more affordable choice for health insurance
Chuck Brooks: A day in the life of Willy
Chuck Brooks: Getting ideas from my brain to your news page
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July 8, 2010
MCA results are encouraging in District 196
The Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan School District got a big-picture look at its performance on this year's Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment and teaching and learning director Steve Troen likes what he sees. District 196 students scored better than their peers statewide at all grade...
July 8, 2010 - 10:38am
May 13, 2010
District looks online to help advanced students
As it looks for ways to expand its offerings for high-achieving students Independent School District 196 is turning to the Internet to ensure new classes are available to the largest possible audience. The District 196 School Board heard proposals Monday for two new programs for...
May 13, 2010 - 11:22am
September 3, 2009
South suburban schools formally announce creation of new conference
As expected, the District 196 schools -- Rosemount, Apple Valley, Eagan and Eastview -- announced they were withdrawing from the Lake Conference. Along with several current Lake schools, and Prior Lake, the group will create the new 10-member South Suburban Conference beginning next...
September 3, 2009 - 10:58am
April 17, 2009
Board approves $10 million in budget cuts
As part of its 2009-2010 budget adjustments, the District 196 School Board approved a reduction of $10.112 million, which includes an expected $2.5 million enhancement from the federal economic stimulus package. The board had to act on this measure before knowing the level of funding...
April 17, 2009 - 2:05pm
April 13, 2009
Board will interview 4 superintendent finalists
Two current superintendents and two district employees are still in the running for the top job in ISD 196. The ISD 196 board chose Lakeville superintendent Gary Amoroso and Stillwater superintendent Keith Ryskoski along with elementary education director Julie Olson and teaching...
April 13, 2009 - 8:14pm
April 3, 2009
District employees are settling into their new offices
The central offices of Independent School District 196 are a popular place these days. On Wednesday morning, three separate tours crossed paths in the hallway outside superintendent John Currie's office. Former employees, occasional visitors and newspaper reporters all appear to...
April 3, 2009 - 12:22pm
March 13, 2009
School board eyes $10 million in cuts
With the threat of decreased funding from the state, the District 196 school board heard three adjustment proposals for the 2009-2010 operating budget. Asked to present scenarios detailing cuts of $8, $10, and $12 million dollars, superintendent John Currie presented the board Monday...
March 13, 2009 - 1:20pm
February 27, 2009
District sets timeline for superintendent search
Anyone interested in becoming the next superintendent of ISD 196 has a little more than a month to put together a convincing resumé. The District 196 School Board said Monday it will accept applications from March 1 to April 6 from anyone interested in replacing retiring superintendent...
February 27, 2009 - 10:41am
February 2, 2009
ISD 196 to test SchoolConnects service on Monday night
Independent School District 196 is planning to make a test call of its new SchoolConnects notification service on the evening of Monday, Feb. 2. Parents or guardians of a District 196 student, should receive the recorded-message call from Superintendent John Currie. The district...
February 2, 2009 - 12:00am
January 30, 2009
District will make test calls Feb. 2
ISD 196 will make a test call of its new SchoolConnects notification service the evening of Monday, Feb. 2. Every home with students in the district should receive a recorded-message call from Superintendent John Currie. The SchoolConnects service is designed to deliver information...
January 30, 2009 - 12:00am
January 27, 2009
ISD 196 begins process of finding a new superintendent
The District 196 school board has taken its first steps to finding a replacement for outgoing school superintendent John Currie. On Monday, the board met with Sandy Gundlach of the Minnesota School Boards Association and started laying the foundations for the process of hiring a...
January 27, 2009 - 12:00am
January 23, 2009
Kids unleash their inner Edison
The Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan School District held its annual fifth grade inventor's fair Saturday and the creations students offered once...
January 23, 2009 - 12:00am
December 5, 2008
District 196 school superintendent announces retirement
School District 196 School Superintendent John Currie announced his retirement, effective at the end of the current school year. Currie, who has been with the district since 1995, will be with the district through June 30, 2009. "It has been an honor and a priveledge to serve this...
December 5, 2008 - 12:00am
October 3, 2008
District wants input on changes
If District 196 administrators hear the right things from teachers, parents and students in the next few weeks school days could look very different next fall at Rosemount schools. Superintendent John Currie is in the process of taking comments on a number of proposed changes at...
October 3, 2008 - 12:00am