A MINNESOTAN IN CHINA Tai chi: Practicing the Present
My trainer and I arrived at the tai chi school mid-morning. Last time I showed you a few pictures of what this mountainside martial art boarding school looked like. After dropping my stuff in my room,... Posted on 8/18/12 at 10:16 AM
REAL MONEY Facing Student Loans after Graduation
College graduation is approaching for many. It can be a very uncertain time financially so thinking of making loan payments when regular income is not established can be difficult. Unfortunately, many... Posted on 5/2/12 at 7:01 AM
Discovery Middle School 7th grader Wil Kopp, son of Kent and Rita Kopp, was notified by the National Geographic Society that he is one of the semifinalists eligible to compete in the 2013 Minnesota National Geographic Bee.
After winning American Legion Post 87’s High School Oratorical Contest at Jefferson High School (JHS) in Alexandria, Stephanie Anderson went on to represent Alexandria at the district contest in Litchfield.
Each year, millions of students go to college. Some travel 50 miles to attend school while others travel 500 miles. But for Lizzie Muyawa Dube, college meant traveling more than 8,500 miles away from her home in Malawi, Africa.
Five students from the studios of local piano teachers Ruth Aaseng, Marcia Benson, Annette Helder and Wendy Lindlief will perform in 31 ensembles in the State Honors Concert at the Minneapolis Convention Center Auditorium on Saturday, May 19.
When people think of a summer vacation, lying on the beach in Florida or shopping in New York may come to mind. But for Alexandria’s Lauren Noyes, summer vacation meant traveling 3,400 miles away to volunteer – in Hong Kong.
Whether you’re going to college for the first time or a returning student, it's time to get to campus – and payment deadlines for tuition and other fees are not far behind. The Internal Revenue Service reminds students or parents paying such expenses to keep receipts and to be aware of some tax benefits that can help offset college costs.
This week, Minnesota’s 4th-8th grade social studies teachers will find a summer deal in their mailboxes: a "History Pass" for free admission to all Minnesota Historical Society sites and museums all summer long.
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