Overturned Child Abuse Conviction Creates Controversy

Tom Olsen AURORA, Minn. — The Minnesota Court of Appeals on Tuesday reversed an Aurora man’s child abuse conviction, finding that the evidence in the case was insufficient to prove that his infant daughter’s injuries were deliberately inflicted. The ruling — essentially an acquittal — overturns a St. Louis County jury’s guilty verdict in the…
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Moorhead Public Schools Implement New Behavioral Program

MOORHEAD–When it comes to improving children’s behavior, Moorhead School District officials are positive PBIS works. At the 847-student S.G. Reinertsen Elementary School, the Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports system lowered the number of major behavioral incidents from 286 last year to 186 as of last week, Principal Anne Moyano said. National data indicates schools the…
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Why Does Every College Have A Memorial Union?

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Memorial Auditorium, Memorial Park, Memorial Bridge. Just about anywhere you look, there’s a place called “memorial,” and nowhere is the name more ubiquitous than on college campuses. Locally, there’s Memorial Auditorium at Concordia College and memorial unions at both North Dakota State University and Minnesota State University Moorhead. The union at University…
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Memorial Day Gas Prices Make For Pleasant Travel

  FARGO — Gas prices are on the rise, but that still won’t stop the most residents in a decade from traveling this Memorial Day weekend. Triple A spokesman Gene Ladoucer of Fargo said an estimated 37 million Americans are expected to venture out, with 88 percent — or about 33 million — traveling on…
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