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by Joe Nathan – Guest Columnist How can public school options help youngsters? Pam Jutila, a mother in Ramsey, has been writing to me since April. She described how her three youngsters have gained from options. Her first note commented on a column about a student who had trouble in a large high school and […]

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What does it take to help students from low-income families succeed? Some 131 Minnesota district and charter public schools have just earned an important state award because they have answers. They have earned the Minnesota Department of Education designation of “reward schools.” This includes district and charter schools in Bloomington, Burnsville, Eden Prairie, Edina, Fridley, […]

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Hamel Lions Flea Market SUNDAYS THROUGH OCT. 27 — The Hamel Lions Flea Market will be open on Sundays through Oct. 27 in the parking lot of the Medina Entertainment Center, 500 Hwy. 55, Medina. Bargain hunters can visit the market from 6 a.m. to noon. The Flea Market will be closed on May 12 […]

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