Foreign exchange students in the United States often remark about the differences in education in their home country with what they find here. One difference is that American students take basic core classes through their senior year, then branch off to a more specialized education in college or technical school. In some other countries, students take classes in their latter high school-age years that match their abilities or career interests.
The girlfriend of convicted murderer Shavelle Oscar Chavez-Nelson will spend at least 10 years behind bars for charges related to the 2013 killings of Savage resident Palagor Obang Jobi and Burnsville High School graduate Anarae Kristine Schunk.
The Carver Scott Humane Society (CSHS) will celebrate the grand opening of its office and Cat Adoption Center with an open house on Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. at 210 Chestnut St. N. in downtown Chaska.