Helmut Schmidt was born in Germany, but grew up in the Twin Cities area, graduating from Park High School of Cottage Grove. After serving a tour in the U.S. Army, he attended the University of St. Thomas in St Paul, Minn., graduating in 1984 with a degree in journalism. He then worked at the Albert Lea (Minn.) Tribune and served as managing editor there for three years. He joined The Forum in October 1989, working as a copy editor until 2000. Since then, he has worked as a reporter on several beats, including education, Fargo city government, business and military affairs. He is currently The Forum's K-12 education reporter.
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MOORHEAD – After years of rejected proposals to swap land between the Moorhead and Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton school districts, it looks like the two sides may finally have a plan they can shake hands on and call a deal.
DILWORTH – Students who open-enroll into Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton School District — now a third of total enrollment — provide $2.9 million more in net revenue than the district would otherwise have, Superintendent Bryan Thygeson said.
GLYNDON, Minn. – More than 100 residents showed up at the high school theater Tuesday night at the first of seven informational meetings planned leading up to the Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton School District's $31.46 million school bond referendum Nov. 3.
GLYNDON, Minn. – You don't have to wander far from Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton High School and Glyndon-Felton Elementary to find opposition to this fall's $31.46 million school bond vote.
MOORHEAD – Informational and public relations campaigns have quietly gotten underway in support of the nearly $78.3 million school bond referendum set for Nov. 3 in the Moorhead School District.
WEST FARGO – The mother of an Aurora Elementary School student here says a school district policy requiring parents to seek permission 24 hours in advance if they want to sit in on their child's classroom is wrong and can be used to cover up poor teaching practices.
MOORHEAD – Two graduates and a retired high school teacher will be inducted Oct. 3 into Moorhead High School's Hall of Honor. Darvin Miller, who started Moorhead High's automotive program, 1978 graduate Peter Rogness and 1955 graduate Shirley J. Tweten will be honored at a ceremony starting at 5 p.m. at Minnesota State University Moorhead. Tickets are $20 and must be purchased by Sept. 29. Contact Dean Haugo in the high school activities office, 2300 4th Ave. S., at (218) 284-2346, to purchase tickets.
FARGO — Roy "Pete" Pedersen, who left his mark on the city of Fargo as a city commissioner and at North Dakota State University as one of the founders of the school's athletic Hall of Fame and of fundraising juggernaut Team Makers, died Wednesday at age 98. The man many called Mr.
FARGO – Not every design turned in for a city flag contest is faring well in voting.
FARGO – Four graduates and two former faculty members will be inducted into the North High School Hall of Fame this year.