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Adelle Whitefoot

K-12 Education Reporter

Adelle Whitefoot covers K-12 education in northeast Minnesota for the Duluth News Tribune. She has been covering education in Minnesota since 2014 when she started at the Lake County News-Chronicle in Two Harbors. Whitefoot graduated from Northern Michigan University in Marquette, Michigan, in 2012 with a bachelor's in English writing and has been a professional photographer since 2011. Whitefoot can be reached via email at awhitefoot@duluthnews.com or by phone at 218-720-4172.

Alec John Baney, 17, was charged with third-degree criminal sexual conduct against a juvenile victim on Sept. 7, 2021, following a varsity football practice at Proctor High School, St. Louis County Attorney Kim Maki said in a news release.
Abrianna Schmidt has been attending an online school for five years, before COVID-19 was even a thing, so she could have more flexibility with her musical theater activities. Now she’s starring in “Annie” at the Duluth Playhouse, doing 20 shows over three weeks.
Cassandra Rhines was 19 years old when she went missing. She was last heard from in June 1985, when she called a friend to confirm that she would be attending her goddaughter's birthday party. Rhines never showed up at the party and was not seen or heard from again.
A big benefit to students: If they are a close contact of a positive case and are vaccinated, they don’t have to quarantine.
When motorists come upon a school bus with its red lights flashing and stop-arm extended, they must stop at least 20 feet away when approaching from the rear and from the opposite direction on undivided roads. It’s the law.
National Guard helicopters will join the battle as fire spreads north.
“Critical race theory is a method for an analytical tool for thinking about law,” said Michele Goodwin, a chancellor’s professor at the University of California-Irvine.
Minnesota and Wisconsin health officials reported Thursday another 409 Northland teens got their first COVID-19 vaccine dose over the past week.
Overall, the four-year graduation rates in Carlton County slightly increased to 89.81%.
“Keeping the animals and the people in our community safe is really important, and we think that starts right here with humane education.”