Schools

Education Briefs for May 10

RTR 9th graders visit LATI Forty Russell-Tyler-Ruthton High School ninth-graders visited Lake Area Technical Institute located Watertown, S.D., on April 28. The students were introduced to LATI’s technical programs ranging from diesel technology to cosmetology. LATI staff shared the ...

Campus Notes for May 3

Local students receive Phi Beta Kappa honors Two students will be inducted into the Theta of Minnesota Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa at College of St. Benedict and St. John’s University. Alyssa Bossuyt, daughter of Jeff and Chanda Bossuyt of Ghent. Bossuyt is a senior biology major at ...

Minnesota West to have graduation ceremonies

Minnesota West Community & Technical College will recognize graduates at commencement ceremonies on each of the campuses on the following dates: Jackson campus — today at 7 p.m. at the Jackson County Central Performing Arts Center; Pipestone Campus & Luverne Center — Thursday, May ...

SMSU Briefs for April 26

Carmody is Cowan Award winner Southwest Minnesota State University Registrar Pat Carmody is the 2017 recipient of the Cathy Cowan Award. The award goes to a faculty or staff member who has made great contributions to SMSU and the region. It is named in honor of Catherine Cowan, the popular ...

Campus Notes for April 26

Tyykila participates in spring break service trip to South Dakota Kathryn Tyykila, a sophomore elementary education major from Canby, and nine other Buena Vista University participants took part in an Alternative Week of Off-site Learning trip during spring break, enabling them to volunteer ...

Education Briefs for April 19

Students attend College Experience Day at SMSU On March 22, the Yellow Medicine Integration Collaborative, (Canby Public High School, Dawson-Boyd High School, Lakeview Secondary School, Minneota High School, Renville County West High School, and Yellow Medicine East high schools), in ...

Campus Notes for April 19

Concordia University St. Paul announces dean’s list Concordia University, St Paul has announced its dean’s list for the fall 2016 semester. This honor recognizes full-time (12 or more credits) students who have achieved a grade-point average of 3.6 or above. The following students ...

SMSU Briefs for April 19

Dacey, Dangel memorial poetry reading April 29 at SMSU Two beloved SMSU Emeritus Professors of English who died within the last year — Phil Dacey and Leo Dangel — will be remembered at a memorial reading of their poetry from 7-8:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 29, in the Conference Center ...

MHS Knowledge Bowl team competes at state

MARSHALL — Four Marshall High School students recently competed at the 2017 State Knowledge Bowl competition at Cragun’s Resort in Brainerd. Nick Doerr, Brianna Goslar, David Rabaey and Courtney Schultz represented MHS at the state contest, a two-day academic quiz competition sponsored by ...

RTR FCCLA sending 18 to national competition

TYLER — Russell-Tyler-Ruthton Family, Career and Community Leaders of America members had a stellar turnout at the State FCCLA Conference recently, with 18 students qualifying for the 2017 National Leadership Conference slated to be from July 2-6 in Nashville, Tennessee. “The RTR FCCLA ...

Education Briefs for April 12

Scholarship offered to veteran daughter or granddaughter The American Legion Auxiliary is offering a scholarship in the amount of $500 to a senior daughter or granddaughter of a veteran (living or deceased). Application forms can be obtained from Marshall High School student services. The ...

Rookie’s impact at MMS

MARSHALL — It was a day for celebration at Marshall Middle School as Rookie the comfort dog turned 2 years old. “We announced her birthday this morning,” counselor Krista Bjella said. “The fun part is that Taher even took part in the celebration as kids got juice Popsicles — ones ...

Education Briefs for April 5

Students participate in job shadow experiences Westbrook Walnut Grove High School, in partnership with the SW MN Private Industry Council’s Youth and Young Adult Program, provided job shadow opportunities for the 11th-grade students to assist them in exploring their career interests and ...

MHS BPA team advances 10 to national competition

MARSHALL — The Marshall High School Business Professionals of America team had a fantastic showing at the recent state BPA competition as 10 students advanced to nationals. National this year will be held from May 9-14 in Orlando, Florida. “I am very proud of the effort the kids in the ...

SMSU Briefs for March 29

Area students among SMSU recent graduates A total of 153 degrees were awarded to students following the fall session of courses at Southwest Minnesota State University. The students earned their degrees in both undergraduate and graduate degree programs. An undergraduate student who ...

SMSU Briefs for March 22

Fine Arts Celebration runs March 28-April 30 There will be something for everyone at the 11th annual Fine Arts Celebration March 28 through April 30 at Southwest Minnesota State University. Vocal and instrumental concerts, theater productions, readings, art displays, costume making and more ...

Education Briefs for March 22

Students attend career event Breaking Traditions is an annual event sponsored by Minnesota West Community and Technical College and the Southwest Minnesota Private Industry Council. The event is designed to encourage high school students to consider a variety of career pathways. Breaking ...

Campus Notes for March 22

SDSU announces graduates The following students graduated after the fall 2016 session at South Dakota State University. Andrew Bakker, cum laude, Balaton, bachelor of science, Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering Grace Berckes, summa cum laude, Canby, bachelor of science, ...

MHS students planning Culture Fair for April 7

MARSHALL — Marshall High School seniors Lyth Shahin, Sameh Hedlin and Kevin Berg, who have served as student school board representatives since the beginning of the 2016-17 school year, recently announced that MHS is hosting an entertaining and educational event — Culture Fair — on April ...

Education Briefs for March 15

Neubeck will enter NDSU ‘With Distinction’ Devin Neubeck, son of Chuck and Stacy Neubeck of Marshall, has been admitted to North Dakota State University “With Distinction.” He will enter NDSU in fall 2017 and plans to major in civil engineering. Distinction means that NDSU is ...