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APS Column: Transformative learning for young minds: Targeted services in the Austin Public Schools

By Jessica Cabeen Austin Online Academy Principal Did you know that students in grades K-8 can access additional ...

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Sen. Gene Dornink: Minnesota cannot afford to be the next sanctuary state

Friends and neighbors, Before the start of session, Democrats held a press conference introducing legislation to make Minnesota ...

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Our opinion: Complete Streets needs clarity

If Tuesday night’s City Council meeting demonstrated anything, it’s that people will show up to a meeting when ...

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Tim Penny: Open grants support literacy and community beautification

Since 1986, Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation (SMIF) has invested $56.9 million in grants in our 20-county region. While ...

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Jamey Helgeson: What is disability advocacy?

Disability advocacy refers to the collective efforts aimed at promoting the rights and well-being of individuals with disabilities, ...

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Peggy Keener: The truth about those teeth – an abiding mystery

It seems only fitting that after devoting an entire column to Martha Washington—as I did recently—that I should ...

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Evie Mohrfeld: We’re ready to travel once again

It’s time to get going, after taking a long break this winter. I’m thinking we would be working ...

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Thumbs up, Thumbs down: Hovland represents APS, teachers with recent award

Thumbs up to Emily Hovland. On Wednesday night, Austin High School teacher Emily Hovland was honored by the ...

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Al Batt: Money to buy an elephant

Echoes From the Loafers’ Club Meeting I wish I had enough money to buy an elephant. What do ...

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The Wide Angle: Hungry like the wolf?

For the sake of continuing to foster a strong relationship with the woman who agreed (amazingly) to share ...

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Phil Burkhart: Austin Symphony presents world renowned pianist

It is our great pleasure to present to the Austin community one of the greatest living pianists, Jon ...

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Letter to the Editor: The Republican disaster

The Republican House of Representatives is doing so much harm to our country I do not know where ...

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Letter to the Editor: Take part in the process

If you are into politics, March 5 and Feb. 27 are red letter days. The Minnesota Presidential Nomination ...

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Letter to the Editor: Promote the general welfare

The word ‘stakeholders’ is being used more and more in political and legislative conversations. To say there are ...

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APS Column: The progression of technology at Austin Public Schools

By Amy Thuesen APS Director of Technology The technology landscape seems to be changing by the minute. It ...

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