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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
Dakota County Sheriff Tim Leslie
Dakota County wins challenge to DNA collection rule
February 10, 2017 - 5:30am
February 9, 2017
Permit applications show Farmington continuing gradual growth
February 9, 2017 - 1:30pm
Minnesota roundup: Empire Builder route resumes after avalanche; officers catch man suspected of exposing himself to girl in Alexandria
February 9, 2017 - 9:45am
The Farmington Fire Department practiced ice rescue on land before heading to the water. In this photo, firefighters are learning how to rescue a person with a Fortuna craft, which is open at both ends for easy access to the water. (RiverTown Multimedia photo by Deanna Weniger)play button
Fire and ice: Farmington firefighters complete ice rescue training
February 9, 2017 - 5:30am
February 8, 2017
Tom Easter of Menomonie, Wisc., makes sure his son Jonathan, 15, is buckled in tight for his ride in an all-terrain vehicle during the Winter Special Adventures event in Empire Township Saturday, Feb. 4. (RiverTown Multimedia photo by Deanna Weniger)play button
Winter Special Adventures trades snowmobiles for ATVs at annual ride
February 8, 2017 - 1:30pm
Minnesota roundup: Lot of Wetterling's killer will go undeveloped for 10 years; Authorities ID woman who died in house fire
February 8, 2017 - 11:37am
Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton gives his annual State of the State Address in the House Chambers of the State Capitol in St. Paul, Monday, Jan. 23, 2017. Scott Takushi / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Dayton scheduled for early March prostate surgery
February 8, 2017 - 7:55am
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 7, 2017
Longtime Minnesota Gophers radio announcer Ray Christensen acknowledges the applause during a halftime ceremony honoring him during a Minnesota college basketball game against Illinois at Williams Arena on March 4. 2001. Christensen, who did play-by-play for the Gophers for 50 years, died Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017, at age 92. John Doman / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Ray Christensen, voice of the Gophers, dies at 92
February 7, 2017 - 5:30am
February 6, 2017
Students test out new job at elementary career fair
February 6, 2017 - 1:29pm
Minnesota roundup: Man killed, teen passenger injured in crash; 3 involved in fatal crash in western Minn.
February 6, 2017 - 9:45am
At an upcoming seminar, parents are invited to look through a typical teen’s room and see if they can find the 150 possible signs that this teen has a problem with harmful addictions. (Submitted Photo)
What is your teen's room hiding? Parents invited to education seminar
February 6, 2017 - 5:30am
February 5, 2017
Minnesota House Transportation Chairman Paul Torkelson, left, and John Apitz, representing state railroads, talk before a Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017, meeting dealing with rail safety. Don Davis / Forum News Serviceplay button
Oil train numbers drop along with oil prices
February 5, 2017 - 5:30am