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February 15, 2017
Superintendent Jay Haugen leans in close to hear the soft-spoken speech of a fourth grade North Trail Elementary student representing Navy Seal Chris Kyle during the Wax Museum event. (Rivertown Multimedia Photo by Deanna Weniger)play button
Wax Museum event brings history to life
February 15, 2017 - 5:30am
February 14, 2017
Education foundation awards six grants to Farmington schools
February 14, 2017 - 5:30am
February 11, 2017
Senate Education Finance Chairwoman Carla Nelson, R-Rochester, supports a bill that would restructure the teacher licensure system to broaden the scope of licenses educators in Minnesota can obtain. (Forum News Service photo by Maureen McMullen)
Rural schools lead Minnesota teacher shortage — Red Wing included
February 11, 2017 - 7:00am
February 10, 2017
Dakota County Technical College President Tim Wynes (second from right) cuts the ribbon for a newly-expanded Military and Veterans Service Center on campus during a ceremony on Wednesday, Jan. 25. He was joined by (left to right) DCTC Foundation Director Michelle Krenzke, and two representatives with the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs, Director of Education and Employment Dave Bellefeuille and Higher Education Regional Coordinator Kathy Bachman. (Submitted Photo)
Expanded veterans center opens at DCTC thanks to local donations
February 10, 2017 - 1:30pm
February 8, 2017
The cast of Farmington High School’s one act play, "Booby Trap," included Lucas Toutge, Anika Mann, Thomas Jacobson, Ileri Okikiolu, Bryson Ward-Cook, Summer Welch, Ryan Prellwitz, David Iung, Katy Morgenson, Olivia Erickson, Tristen Butoi, Amanda Miller, Cas Johnson, Morgan Baumbach, Ashley Neurauter, and Laura Hickel. (Submitted Photo)
FHS one-act troupe performs 'Booby Trap,' places second in competition
February 8, 2017 - 5:30am
February 6, 2017
Students test out new job at elementary career fair
February 6, 2017 - 1:29pm
February 3, 2017
Dodge Middle School Team H2okyo built a city around a volcano, using it for both energy and as a tourist attraction. (Submitted Photo)
Local middle schoolers compete at Future City Minnesota regionals
February 3, 2017 - 1:30pm
Two schools will get kindergarten classrooms this summer
February 3, 2017 - 5:30am
February 1, 2017
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Ringing in the Chinese New Year at North Trail
February 1, 2017 - 1:30pm
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FHS math teacher earns national board certification
February 1, 2017 - 12:30pm
January 26, 2017
FHS Jazz Band earns 'Best in Site' award
January 26, 2017 - 12:30pm
January 25, 2017
Lerew Kaas, a senior, and Taylor Dubbels, a junior, were sworn in as student school board members Monday, Jan. 23. (RiverTown Multimedia photo by Deanna Weniger)
Two new student school board members sworn in Monday
January 25, 2017 - 5:30am
January 21, 2017
Minnesota House Higher Education Chairman Bud Nornes, R-Fergus Falls, said he trusts the funds requested by Minnesota State is only what is necessary. Here, he is seen in a January 2017 committee hearing.  (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Minnesota State requests funding to maintain 'workforce engine'
January 21, 2017 - 1:00pm
January 20, 2017
Pokémon players from Farmington’s middle schools gather at FHS every Monday afternoon to compete against one another. The Pokémon Master's Association is a club that offers experienced Pokémon players at the high school to serve as mentors for younger students interested in the game. (RiverTown Multimedia photo by Matthew Steichen)
Pokémon club provides unexpected mentorship opportunity
January 20, 2017 - 2:44pm
January 19, 2017
Dr. Paul Budde, assistant professor of music education from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, led a low brass sectional on Tuesday, Jan. 10 with Farmington High School band students. (Submitted Photo)
FHS Band students working with college faculty in workshops, sessions
January 19, 2017 - 1:30pm