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A Pew Research Center report indicated U.S. immigrants are more likely to have a college degree but less likely to have a high school diploma than American citizens, making them a "bifurcated" group, according to Slate.

Updated Oct 7, 2015 at 7:43 AM

As obesity continues to be a growing concern, especially childhood obesity, a report from the National Center for Health Statistics says children are taking in 12 percent of their calories from fast-food restaurants.

Updated Oct 1, 2015 at 10:14 AM

Low pay isn't the only aspect that makes experienced and new teachers alike question if they can stay in education.

Updated Sep 28, 2015 at 7:45 AM

After surprisingly tabling a master teacher agreement until after the November special election during their regular board meeting September 14, the St. James school board had a change of heart and approved the agreement in a special...

Posted Sep 27, 2015 at 8:00 AM

Butterfield--Disagreements bubbled up early in Monday’s Butterfield-Odin School Board meeting, with Kristy Haseman questioning an item listed on the minutes from a special meeting held September 3. The minutes noted that Renae...

Updated Sep 26, 2015 at 8:46 AM

Going back to school after the summer can be disconcerting for many students, but it was made all the more arduous this year at Northside, as high humidity and heat led to uncomfortable times at the school, which is operating without the...

Posted Sep 26, 2015 at 7:00 AM

Looking back, it is amazing to see how God has blessed St. Paul’s Lutheran School.  In the last decade, St. Paul’s has seen a dramatic change.  In the 2004-2005 school year, there were 54 students enrolled...

Posted Sep 24, 2015 at 8:00 AM

St. James High School and Butterfield-Odin will be celebrating their annual Homecoming week starting Monday, and both schools announced their king and queen candidates last week.

Updated Sep 23, 2015 at 8:29 AM

Madelia--On World Suicide Prevention Day September 10, Dr. Amy S. Hedman, an associate professor in the health science department at Minnesota State University--Mankato and the coordinator of their community health education program,...

Updated Sep 22, 2015 at 7:10 AM

The Watonwan County Backpack Program, which launched in October 2014, reviewed their first year at a meeting September 9 in the St. James library and revealed the program will expand to more grades this year.

Updated Sep 21, 2015 at 7:48 AM

During the 2015 Watonwan County Farm and Home Safety Camp September 11 at the Fairgrounds, fourth-graders from all over the county learned the value of everything from buckling their seat belts to looking for signal words on labels of...

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