Youngsters who will be starting off kindergarten in the fall of 2014 may or may not be happy to know they can spend all day, not just a half day at school.
The Minnesota Senate approved a $15.7 billion education-funding bill on Sunday, May 19 in a 41-26 vote. The omnibus bill passed in the House earlier in a 78-56 vote.
Brightly colored décor inspires art students who create their projects at Artsy Smartsy Studio in New Brighton. (photos by Vonny Rohloff/Bulletin)
Artist and business owner Tina Ottmar and her boxer, Wendy, hang out in the newly decorated Artsy Smartsy Studio in New Brighton.
Jean Jefferson from Wellington Senior Living proudly shows her Japanese-style painting she made during a class directed by artist Tina Ottmar.
The new Artsy Smartsy Studio at 909 Seventh Ave. N.W. in New Brighton is the inspiration of Tina Ottmar, an artist, and educator.
Her aim, she says, is to reach people who are underserved in art, and now she has accessible space to help her achieve that goal.
U.S. News and World Report ranked St. Anthony Village High School (SAVHS) the third best in the state in its recently released 2013 Best High Schools report.
U.S. News analyzed data from more than 21,000 public high schools from across the country to determine its rankings.
On an unseasonably hot afternoon last Tuesday, Gov. Mark Dayton signed an historic bill legalizing same-sex marriage in front of thousands of cheering Minnesotans watching from the Capitol grounds.
Just days before Dayton signed the marriage equality bill, state legislators passed it in a 75-59 vote in the Minnesota House after a two-hour debate on Thursday, May 9.
On Monday, May 13, the same bill passed in the Minnesota Senate 37-30 after several hours of debate.