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May 8, 2018
Classrooms aren't typical in the personalized learning program at the Freedom Elementary School in Harrisburg, S.D.  Here, district innovation program director Travis Lape and Freedom principal Tonja Pederson sit in a booth at the school that a person might find in a restaurant, rather than in a classroom.   Barry Amundson / Forum News Service
New way of K-12 learning transforming classrooms in some schools across Dakotas
May 8, 2018 - 8:26am
May 7, 2018
Cierra “CiCi” Schneider, of Sioux Falls, will graduate Sunday with the rest of Dakota Wesleyan University's seniors at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)
Without a doubt: Schneider builds mighty resume as DWU student
May 7, 2018 - 8:40am
“Mom, the first hug is for you,” says Ryan Roderick following Sunday’s graduation ceremony at the Corn Palace. Ryan has high-functioning autism, and Suzette Roderick learned how to teach him, taking him to 41 states and six different colleges to complete his education. “I fought for him,” she says. Ryan earned a 3.1 grade point average toward a bachelor’s degree in sports management. (Andersen / Republic)
193 Wesleyan grads to 'find calling in life'
May 7, 2018 - 7:36am
May 5, 2018
Students in Daniel Zard's Level 5 welding class stick weld during class on Wednesday at the Mitchell Career and Technical Education Academy. (Matt Gade / Republic)
MCTEA getting welding program upgrade
May 5, 2018 - 1:00pm
May 4, 2018
Photos from MTI's 50th graduating class
May 4, 2018 - 9:13pm
May 3, 2018
Kimball considering joining school sentinel safety program
May 3, 2018 - 7:43am
May 2, 2018
Dr. Christine Arnold, a pediatrician at Sanford Health in Mitchell, has been named a Childhood Immunization Champion by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). (Matt Gade / Republic)
Championing children's health: Arnold receives honor for immunization efforts
May 2, 2018 - 8:30am
May 1, 2018
Area students earn scholarships from Central Electric
May 1, 2018 - 3:35pm
L.B. Williams Kindergarten teacher Dina Vander Wilt talks about how she uses the STEM Robot Mouse Coding Activity Set to teach her students about coding. (Matt Gade / Republic)
A passion for technology: Mitchell's Vander Wilt honored for innovative teaching
May 1, 2018 - 8:15am
April 30, 2018
Archivists work to preserve old South Dakota county records
April 30, 2018 - 10:03am
April 28, 2018
Birders are shown in this file photo during the annual South Dakota Birding Festival, held in the Pickstown-Wagner area. (Republic file photo)
Birding festival called off for 2018
April 28, 2018 - 8:00am
April 26, 2018
A group of local media members, along with an NDSU professor, gathered together on the campus of NDSU Thursday afternoon, April 26, to tackle the subject of "fake news." Ross Torgerson / Forum News Service
Combating fake news: Panel of Fargo media experts discuss the landscape of today's media
April 26, 2018 - 9:46pm
Mitchell Middle School teachers Dodie Schlueter and Janelle Hearnen (center left and right, respectively) were honored Wednesday at a Mitchell School District staff recognition event at the Mitchell Career and Technical Education Academy commons area. Mitchell Middle School students Ellie Hart, left, and Madelynn Henglefelt, right, assisted with the ceremony by creating a video in honor of the two teachers. (Marcus Traxler / Republic)
Mitchell school staff recognized for years of service
April 26, 2018 - 8:48am
April 25, 2018
SD improves teacher pay ranking, but still near worst in country
April 25, 2018 - 1:25pm
April 24, 2018
South Dakota no longer last in average teacher pay
April 24, 2018 - 6:51pm