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Bentonville School District grabs land in preparation for growth

Subscriber only The School Board unanimously agreed Tuesday to buy yet another piece of land — its fourth land purchase this year — as it prepares for anticipated enrollment growth. Continue reading...

Bentonville School District grabs more land

Subscriber onlyThe School Board unanimously agreed Tuesday to buy yet another piece of land -- its fourth land purchase this year -- as it prepares for anticipated enrollment growth. Continue reading...

Northwest Arkansas Community College board agrees to new Bentonville building

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- The Northwest Arkansas Community College Board on Monday approved plans for a new building on campus despite opposition from two members. Continue reading...

Exchange students on mission to spread cultural awareness in Rogers

Subscriber onlyROGERS -- Nigina Kholova understands many Americans associate the Muslim religion with terrorism. It's a perception she'd like to help change. Continue reading...

Bentonville pitches tax to ease packed schools

Subscriber onlySchool district officials emphasized Friday that the millage increase they are seeking this spring is the smallest request the district has ever made. Continue reading...

Bentonville School District officials explaining millage need

Subscriber onlySchool District officials emphasized Friday the millage increase they're seeking this spring is the smallest request the district has made. Continue reading...

Rogers School Board mulling millage increase

Subscriber onlySchool Board members met for over an hour Thursday to continue pondering a millage election, but didn't reach a consensus on how much of a tax increase they should seek. Continue reading...

Rogers Heritage students make pledge for unity

Subscriber onlyROGERS -- A few hundred Heritage High School students pledged Monday not to let their differences become sources of conflict among them. Continue reading...

Schools welcome parents for lunch interaction with kids

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Bentonville's Willowbrook Elementary School bustles with more than 900 students in kindergarten through fourth grade. Continue reading...

Going out for lunch -- at school

Subscriber onlyBentonville's Willowbrook Elementary School bustles with more than 900 students in kindergarten through fourth grade. Continue reading...

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 Travis Riggs, Bentonville School Board president, discusses the School District's request for a mil...

Travis Riggs, Bentonville School Board president, discusses the School District's request for a millage increase Friday as Superi...

Published: February 18, 2017

Blake Matthews (right), a science and technology teacher at Washington Junior High School, and eight...

Blake Matthews (right), a science and technology teacher at Washington Junior High School, and eighth-grader Spencer Stevens, 14, ...

Published: February 7, 2017

Blake Matthews (right), a science and technology teacher at Washington Junior High School, and eight...

Blake Matthews (right), a science and technology teacher at Washington Junior High School, and eighth-grader Spencer Stevens, 14, ...

Published: February 6, 2017

Caroline Gschwend displays her certificate presented by U.S. Rep. Steve Womack at his office in Roge...

Caroline Gschwend displays her certificate presented by U.S. Rep. Steve Womack at his office in Rogers. Gschwend won first place f...

Published: December 27, 2016

Megan Tidwell (from left), Devon Fuentes, Cameron Manning, Sarah Watt and Madalyn Manning are among ...

Megan Tidwell (from left), Devon Fuentes, Cameron Manning, Sarah Watt and Madalyn Manning are among the 11 Bentonville High School...

Published: October 23, 2016

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