safety

The Rush City School Board is keeping its eyes peeled for a good fit to fill an upcoming vacancy on the board. Meanwhile, school security remains a top issue of discussion, especially with the latest concern involving a 13-year-old student who reportedly was in possession of a “hit list.”  On probation for another matter at [...]

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The Rush City School Board is doing its part to make sure students and staff are kept safe at school. In an effort to keep all school visitors accounted for, the board on Feb. 21 agreed to remodel the main entry/office areas at both the high school and elementary school. Superintendent Vern Koepp said the [...]

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For a long time, schools were viewed as safe places where youth went to learn academics, and experience events that helped them grow into well-rounded adults. Sure, there were the occasional scuffles or hallway fistfights, but the violence usually ended when school staff intervened and someone was sent to detention or suspended. But since 1999—when [...]

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From Lakes Region EMS— Learning to drive is a milestone in every teen’s life. It is a time of independence for both parent and teen as they can now begin driving themselves to and from various activities. It can also be a time of stress for parents, since a lack of experience can often lead [...]

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