Star Tribune - In 1978, Tiger Roholt, a 12-year old comic collector from north Minneapolis, decided to hold a comic-book convention at the Ridgedale shopping center. He figured it needed a famous person to attract people.
Star Tribune - Minneapolis school board members voted Tuesday night to approve a proposed change to the school calendar — moving the start of the school year to the day after Labor Day.
MPR - Six private Minnesota colleges held open houses this week to recruit transfers from community colleges to their schools. What used to be a tricky and frustrating process, is becoming somewhat easier as colleges find they need more diversity and steadier enrollment.
MPR - No one ever shows up at brunch and says, "Oh my gosh, I was so sober last night!"
MPR - When students at Holdingford Public Schools grab their lunch trays and dig in, they might be eating food they helped grow and harvest.
Star Tribune - St. Paul Public Schools (SPPS) is aiming to boost community engagement and to be more responsive to parents, especially those in its Parent Advisory Councils, when they weigh in with concerns.
MPR - The Girl Scouts of the United States of America filed a trademark infringement lawsuit on Monday against the Boy Scouts of America for dropping the word "boy" from its flagship program in an effort to attract girls.
On the evening of Nov. 8, 2018 the Minneapolis Youth Congress held its 12th annual Oath of Office Ceremony at City Hall. Family, friends and elected officials including: Mayor Jacob Frey, Judge David Piper and MPRB Interim Superintendent Mary Merrill gathered together to welcome in the 2018-19 MYC co-hort.
Minneapolis Youth Coordinating Board