We ask school board candidates how they’ll make ISD 197 better and what specific strategies they have.
2021 ISD 197 School Board Election: Dealing With Divisiveness
We ask school board candidates how they’ll engage with fellow school board and community members who may disagree with them.
2021 ISD 197 School Board Election: High School Name Change
We ask school board candidates what they thought of the high school name change process and what the school board should learn moving forward.
ISD 197 School Board Candidate Meet & Greet
Local school parent organizations hosted a school board candidate forum. Watch video of candidates answering the two questions.
2021 ISD 197 School Board Election: Critical Race Theory & Equity
We ask school board candidates about the recent controversy over critical race theory and how the district has done with equity issues.
Ongoing Sign Debate in West St. Paul
A garage mural featuring a black power fist and a rainbow is cited by the city, another home owner challenged sign ordinances and (sort of) won, and school board candidate yard signs face complicated rules.