The state Board of Higher Education has revised a tuition rate plan that had been in place only a few weeks. The board approved a plan earlier this month allows colleges the option of increasing tuition at various rates, from 2.13 percent at Lake Region State College to 6.63 percent at Williston State.
Authorities on Thursday recovered the body of a second child killed when a rockslide hit a group of fourth-graders in a St. Paul park a day earlier, and announced that the popular fossil-hunting area would be closed indefinitely.
As protesters made one last stand, the Boy Scouts of America's leadership began a conference Wednesday that was expected to culminate in a long-anticipated vote on whether to allow openly gay Scouts — a decision that, either way, could deeply affect the organization's membership and funding.
A 7-year-old boy was struck by a car Wednesday just as school concluded for the day. Police, EMTs and witnesses surrounded the victim, who was placed on a body board before being loaded onto a stretcher in the ambulance.
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