Reporter | St. Paul education

A lifelong music fan, Lonetree wrote the first Replacements stories to be published in a daily newspaper (St. Paul Dispatch) and now makes in-store mixes for a Northeast Minneapolis vintage clothing store -- with top sound sources. He lives in Minneapolis with his wife, son and two dogs. He also has four daughters from an action-packed early life on St. Paul's East Side. He's a Ho-Chunk tribal member.


St. Paul teacher honored for work with Hmong language

Educator's career spans more than 30 years.


Minnesota parents again cope with distance learning, wistful for snow days

Many school districts called for second day of learning from home on Thursday.


St. Paul Public Schools to try again to give voice to students

Consultants to help develop new engagement model after the Student Engagement and Advancement Board (SEAB) fell dormant.


St. Paul schools require ethnic studies ahead of statewide push

Critical ethnic studies is now a graduation requirement for the class of 2025 in St. Paul Public Schools. Johnson High's principal hopes it creates more leaders.


Russell 'Russ' Moore, who shined on drums and as union leader, dies at 94

Moore's son said he never had to work a "straight job" outside music to support his wife and three children.


St. Paul Public Schools add Eid al-Fitr, Jewish high holy days to school calendars

The changes to make the calendar more inclusive will come in the 2023-24 and 2024-25 school years.


Montessori microschools pop up in Minnesota, with plans for more to serve diverse students

The schools, part of a national network called Wildflower, are hoping to bring more teachers and students of color to the programs.


St. Paul school board OKs new contract, $16,000 raise for Superintendent Gothard

He agrees to another three years on the job, making him one of the district's longest serving in a generation.


Marie Schrul, former St. Paul schools finance chief, heads to Stillwater school district

Marie Schrul, whose ousting drew criticism, begins work Monday.


Minnesota school district voters approve most spending measures, elect board members

Minnesota Parents Alliance, which had endorsed conservative candidates in several school board races, saw mixed results.