Once the audience answered the questions the teens read their responses and compared the similarities and differences with the adults. Conversations were sparked and sometimes passionate. Some of the main topics were schools, safe spaces, transportation issues and places to go and activities for teens outside of school.
Finally, Male received news that sent her into a tizzy of excitement. Her long-time pen pal emailed that they were thinking about visiting Minnesota. After a 12-hour trip, including a layover in Amsterdam, the Efraimssons were finally at the Minneapolis airport.
The red brick library was completed in 1920 in the Beaux Arts style by Duluth architect firm Kelly and Shefchik. It has a limestone base and is trimmed with white Bedford stone. The building has cornices, accent trim and an ornamental railing called a balustrade that goes around the flat roof. The building faces north toward main street. It has a finished basement — partially below grade — that was originally the children's library. <
The seniors sang in their final choir performances as high school students, while the senior band students played their instruments one last time. Hexum presented the class of 2018, praising many accomplishments without naming individual students.
Droplets dripped from colorful pansies and marigolds as they danced merrily in the gusting winds. Stacks of baked goods such as breads and cookies were displayed on tables, as were homemade blueberry and other jams. Homemade pottery was set out in case customers showed up ready to buy a mug or bowl. Fresh, crisp lettuce and radishes and other greens were lined neatly on several tables waiting for customers.
A teacher was being taped to a wall as high-energy music pumped up the two lines of students stretched from one end of the gym to the other. "This was their incentive to meet their goal of raising $25,000 for the American Heart Association," physical education teacher Bridget Vesel-Johnson said. <
FDLTCC is a unique school, not only for Minnesota, but for the United States. The college serves American Indians as well as a strong non-traditional student body and traditional students. "We have a good diversity," Anderson said. FDLTCC brings traditional western education and indigenous education together so they can learn from each other. "I think that makes everyone better," Anderson said. "It doesn't mean everything is perfect. It just means it's a safe place to talk about it."
"Community members call a central contact person, Leola Rodd, to get on the list," Tracy Brockbrader, a middle-school science teacher, explained. "Many of the community members have had their yards done for quite a few years, so sometimes they even call ahead of us putting out the announcement about when cleanup day will be." Kathy and Ron Anderson called to be placed on the list for the second year. "I recently had surgery," Kathy said. "Ron, at 75 years old, just started a job in Hermantown."
The hit caused Meyers vehicle to slide into the oncoming traffic. Thomas Eugene Anthony of New Brighton, Minn., swerved to avoid Meyer's vehicle. Anthony lost control of his vehicle and bounced off of a tree before coming to a stop in Coffee Lake.
New Medicare cards will be arriving in the mail the first week of June. The new cards have a big change: The owner's Social Security number will not be printed on them. Instead, there will be a different random number and letter sequence on each card to help protect them from theft.