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May 1, 2019
The sixth annual cabaret will entertain with a jazz club vibe, a full band accompaniment and decadent desserts and beverages served on stage. Kara Hildreth / Contributor
FHS youth perform cabaret with jazz vibe
May 1, 2019 - 5:00am
April 25, 2019
State graduation rates hit all-time high; here's how local schools performed
April 25, 2019 - 12:00pm
April 23, 2019
Special education students at Boeckman Middle School are exploring their own personal imaginations and feelings to build social skills with dance, visual arts, poetry and art mediums taught by Upstream Arts. Kara Hildreth / Contributor
Upstream Arts uplifts special needs students at Boeckman Middle School
April 23, 2019 - 5:00am
April 22, 2019
Angie Jorgensen has been teaching 14 years and works with fourth grade students at Pinecrest Elementary in Hastings, Minn. She said veteran teachers helped her achieve National Board Certification. Photo courtesy of Angie Jorgensen
National certification recognizes accomplished teachers
April 22, 2019 - 5:00pm
Gov. Tim Walz appointed Mary Cathryn Ricker as Minnesota commissioner of education in January. Ricker is a former English teacher, president of the St. Paul Federation of Teachers, and executive vice president of the American Federation of Teachers.  Photo courtesy of the Walz administration
Minnesota commissioner supports national certification for teachers
April 22, 2019 - 5:00pm
April 18, 2019
The Rosemount High School Winter Color Guard was one of 138 teams competing in the Scholastic A class at the WGI World Championships in Dayton, Ohio, on April 3, 2019. Photo by Tracy Patterson
RHS Winter Guard culminates season at WGI Championships
April 18, 2019 - 5:00am
April 17, 2019
Gov. Tim Walz appointed Mary Cathryn Ricker as Minnesota commissioner of education in January. Ricker is a former English teacher, president of the St. Paul Federation of Teachers, and executive vice president of the American Federation of Teachers.  Photo courtesy of the Walz administration
Ricker 'exhilarated' every day: State commissioner of education touts strong practices
April 17, 2019 - 11:00am
April 11, 2019
DCTC and Inver Hills Community College to hold joint gala
April 11, 2019 - 6:00am
March 29, 2019
Rosemount High School Principal Pete Roback stands in the newly-remodeled area of the school as he settles into his new role where he likes to find ways to connect with students and build relationships. Kara Hildreth / Contributor
RHS Principal Pete Roback reflects on time with school district
March 29, 2019 - 6:00am
March 25, 2019
Dakota County Technical College to host spring open house April 4
March 25, 2019 - 9:31am
Rosemount High School senior Shaza Hussein loved that she could represent Minnesota when she was chosen to travel and take part in the U.S. Senate Youth Program Washington Week in Washington, D.C. in March 2019. Kara Hildreth / Contributor
Rosemount student selected to represent Minnesota at event in Washington
March 25, 2019 - 5:00am
March 13, 2019
District 196 seeks parents to serve on curriculum advisory council
March 13, 2019 - 5:00am
March 5, 2019
Donaldson Company, Inc., recently presented Glenwood City High School technology education teacher Mike Wannemacher a $20,000 grant, which the school will use to purchase and upgrade welding equipment. Submitted photo
Donaldson Company awards $20K to Glenwood City tech program
March 5, 2019 - 7:31am
February 21, 2019
Hundreds of first-graders at Shannon Park Elementary in Rosemount took part in the annual parade to celebrate the Chinese New Year. Photos by Kara Hildreth / Contributor
PHOTOS: Shannon Park Elementary celebrates Chinese New year with festive parade
February 21, 2019 - 8:00am
February 11, 2019
Rep. Mary Kunesh-Podein, DFL-New Brighton, left, along with Sen. Patricia Torres Ray, DFL-Minneapolis, right, introduce legislation aimed at boosting the number of teachers of color and American Indian teachers in Minnesota. Dana Ferguson / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
Minnesota lawmakers aim to boost teacher diversity, shrink achievement gap
February 11, 2019 - 4:56pm
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