Crystal

Thai exchange student hopes to take up skiing, practice English When the school year started on Sept. 2, most students found new teachers, new friends, and new classes mixed in with the familiar faces and places of their schools. For Rattiyaporn “Benz” Chokkoon, a Thai exchange student studying at Cooper High School, just about everything [...]

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Accuses management of retaliation following summer demonstration This article was edited at 10:59 a.m. Oct. 31 to include a statement from North Memorial. The National Labor Relations Board has alleged that North Memorial Healthcare retaliated against some of its unionized employees and engaged in other unfair labor practices after a demonstration outside the hospital’s Robbinsdale campus last [...]

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District report shows more students of color and more eligible for free and reduced-price lunch An enrollment report shows that the Robbinsdale Area School District’s student population has levelled off since dropping significantly earlier in the decade. The report was presented recently to the Board of Education. “Current enrollment is just 170 students more than [...]

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Construction bids awarded, financing still up in the air  Progress continues, slowly but surely, on a new public works building in Crystal. After summer demolition of existing buildings on the site at 5001 W. Broadway, the city awarded construction bids to Big-D and Braun Intertec construction companies in early September. The former will build the [...]

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Following are some of the incidents reported recently to Crystal Police: ASSAULT • Oct. 9 on the 3000 block of Winnetka Avenue North. • Oct. 9 on the 3000 block of Winnetka Avenue North. • Oct. 10 on the 3000 block of Sumter Avenue North. • Oct. 10 on the 5500 block of Douglas Drive [...]

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To the editor: I am a student at Cooper High School, and I believe it is my time to voice concern on voting yes twice on the ballot in 2014. As a student, I get a first hand look into why we need this referendum passed. This year I started a class through Intermediate District [...]

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