School board members in the Washington County School District unanimously approved a $170-million expansion plan Thursday night, paving the way for a bond referendum to be voted on in Nov. 2015. Before the pricey plan was reviewed and approved, parents of students with autism voiced concerns about changes to the district's special needs program.
Minnesota hunters have registered 102,000 deer through the second weekend of the main firearms deer season.
The Department of Natural Resources says that's down 31,000 through the same period last year. Adding in special hunts and archery, the DNR says the total harvest so far this season is 115,000 deer, down 32,500 from the same point last season.