Opinion
By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers Last week in Garland, Texas, two gunmen attacked an “anti-Islam event.” The event was a cartoon contest that featured comical depictions of the prophet Mohammed. After injuring a security officer the two men, Elton Simpson and Nadir Soofi, were shot and killed...Read More
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By David Law Anoka-Hennepin Superintendant As I wrap up my first year as superintendent, I reflect on all that I have learned. This year I have spent considerable time listening. I have traveled around the district listening to students and staff, to parents and community members. I have reconnected...Read More
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By: Peggy Bakken Sun Newspapers Fifty years ago next week marks the 50th anniversary of one of the deadliest storms ever to hit Minnesota. Twelve tornadoes – four of them F4 strength – cut a swath of destruction on May 6, 1965. One started near Cologne, then to Navarre, north past Waconia, throu...Read More
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By Joe Nathan Guest Columnist Testing and, more broadly, learning have been disrupted in the past two weeks for thousands of Minnesota students. The Minnesota Department of Education says equipment failure and outside computer attacks on Pearson, the company hired to run our statewide tests, caused ...Read More
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