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Updated Nov 20, 2015 at 12:48 PM

Did your child's school make the cut?

Updated Nov 19, 2015 at 10:54 AM

On behalf of the Board of Education, I am thanking the public for their Election Day turnout and show of support for the mission of Yellow Medicine East School District, ISD 2190! The many people who dedicated a portion of their days to get the...

Updated Nov 16, 2015 at 3:43 PM

Why don't more people get college degrees? In a new working paper, Sang Yoon Lee, Yongseok Shin and Donghoon Lee write: "In the early 1980s, American men with at least four years of college education earned about 40 percent more on...

Updated Nov 12, 2015 at 12:56 PM

Building a community between YME and BRE was a focal point of last week's school board meeting. Recently, the high school and the elementary school have been partnering together to provide learning opportunities for students of all ages.

Updated Nov 12, 2015 at 12:11 PM

More than 100 volunteers across Southwest Minnesota participated in Read for the Record last week. The United Way of Southwest Minnesota locally coordinated Jumpstart's Read for the Record, again this year. One hundred twenty volunteers read Not...

Updated Nov 12, 2015 at 11:30 AM

There is only one thing better than a beautiful fall weekend where the air is crisp and the sun warms your face, it is the opportunity to get your feet wet while hunting for the jewels of the Minnesota River: freshwater mussels.

Updated Nov 5, 2015 at 11:28 AM

Yellow Medicine East School District voters turned out in sizeable numbers and gave a resounding thumbs up to the proposed school operating levy on Tuesday.

Updated Nov 3, 2015 at 10:07 AM

Did your alma mater make this list?

Updated Oct 29, 2015 at 11:35 AM

With maroon and grey YME yard signs popping up all over town, the term 'Vote Yes' is buzzing around. These signs, filled with the text 'Vote Yes for YME', fill street corners, businesses and yards, however, there exists confusion over what exactly...

Updated Oct 29, 2015 at 9:19 AM

Students at Minnesota West were given the opportunity to have a conversation with state representatives about a critical aspect of their lives: their education.

Updated Oct 27, 2015 at 3:54 PM

Is your alma mater on this list?

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