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The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has earmarked $4 million to support the digitization of records from the United States’ system of 408 federal Indian boarding schools.
Data breach unmasks locations of gunshot detection sensors on rooftops of schools that predominantly serve Black youth
Traffic on the Mississippi River is only increasing, but the locks and dams have aged far past their life expectancy.
Federal agriculture funding is a vital resource, but immigrant producers face language and cultural obstacles to benefiting from it.
The provider shortage is real, but teens can be empowered to step up for each other.
Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan, a member of the White Earth Band of Ojibwe, said that more attention to the issue was sparked when Native women won election to decision-making roles.
Although decades ago the THC content of weed was commonly less than 1.5%, some products on the market today are more than 90% THC.
Weekly newspaper publishers in Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota are more likely to say they will stick with traditional income sources like ads and print subscriptions in the future. Readers may be more open to alternatives like memberships and events, a study says.
In a time of slumping educator morale, a model that gives teachers greater control over their professional lives — and of entire schools — is winning attention.
Challenges to accessing health care services cause the health outcomes of minority populations’ to lag behind their counterparts in rural areas.
Despite concern over increased air pollution, greenhouse gas emissions, and the potential to harm endangered species, a bipartisan group of Midwest governors and fuel industry leaders are pushing the federal government to approve increased ethanol sales this summer.
Japan’s experience portends college closings, falling selectivity and slower economic growth.
Competition to claim a market that could be worth $100 billion a year for drugmakers alone has triggered a wave of advertising that has provoked the concern of regulators and doctors worldwide. But their tools for curbing the ads that go too far are limited — especially when it comes to social media.
A directory published by the Global Down Syndrome Foundation lists just 15 medical programs nationwide that are housed outside of children’s hospitals and that accept Down syndrome patients who are 30 or older.
In the summer of 2022, Spring Grove was selected as a recipient to the Citizens’ Institute on Rural Design. The goal is to enhance the quality of life and economic vitality of rural America through planning, design, and placemaking.
Rural voters moved 5 points toward the Democratic candidate compared to the 2020 presidential and 2022 U.S. Senate elections. Abortion rights was a major campaign issue.
In the competition for revenues and students, financial aid is shifting from needy families to wealthier ones. Why are prices rising more for lower-income college students than their higher-income peers?
The National Weather Service’s spring flood forecast called the risk to the Mississippi mainstem “well above normal.” The rate of snowmelt and future storms will determine the severity of flooding, the service said.
Amid PFAS fears, oversimplified warnings could discourage residents from consuming a food central to Ojibwe lifeways.
A recent policy change in Minnesota promotes quick evaluations and care for people with substance use disorders. But because of gaps riddling rural treatment systems nationwide, the promise of swift care isn’t reaching rural Minnesotans.