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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 ...

Campus Notes for March 15

Petrich on Iowa Lakes fall honors list Iowa Lakes Community College has released the fall honors list of full-time students who have demonstrated academic excellence by earning at least a grade- point average of 3.25 (based on a 4.00) or higher. Fall semester students who have achieved a ...

SMSU Briefs for March 15

‘Telling Women’s Stories’ Program March 23 The Telling Women’s Stories award ceremony has been scheduled for Thursday, March 23. The reading and reception will be from noon-1:15 p.m. in the William Whipple Gallery at Southwest Minnesota State University. The top three winners ...

MHS Knowledge Bowl has a successful season

MARSHALL — The Marshall High School Knowledge Bowl teams have been finding success, especially in the post-season competition recently. Under the guidance of coaches Bessie Skalicky and Vickie Radloff, 25 MHS students competed in the Senior High Region 8 sub-regional competition last week ...

Education Briefs for March 8

Holy Redeemer School announces honor roll Holy Redeemer School has released its honor roll. Fifth grade: Colton Appel, Hannah Bauer, Brady Brandl, Dawson Chappuis, Amelia Clarin, Ella Cole, Tate Condezo, Elizabeth Coudron, Noah Coudron, Skyla Crowley, Hudson Dieken, Austin Dunn, Preston ...

Campus Notes for March 8

Local students named to SJU dean’s list Three local students have earned the distinction of being named to the dean’s list for the 2016 fall semester at Saint John’s University. Quinton Johnson, son of Alan Johnson and Janet DeVos-Johnson of Marshall. Johnson is a sophomore political ...

SMSU Briefs for March 8

‘SMSU in the Age of Doubt’ Symposium March 13 A faculty symposium, “SMSU in the Age of Doubt,” will be from 6-7:30 p.m. Monday in Charter Hall 217 at SMSU. SMSU faculty from various departments will discuss the changing concept of news today — what is real, what is fake. It will ...

SMSU Briefs for March 1

SMSU Chorale to present Carnegie Hall Tour Farewell Concert On Thursday, the SMSU Chorale will celebrate its impending Carnegie Hall Tour with a performance for the Marshall community at 7:30 p.m. at the First Lutheran Church of Marshall (100 Church St.). Over the last several years, the SMSU ...

Campus Notes for March 1

Henle on University of St. Thomas 2016 fall semester dean’s list Noah Henle of Marshall has been named to the University of St. Thomas 2016 fall semester dean’s list. Students must post grade-point averages of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale to be named to the dean’s list. Local students ...

West Side Elementary students take on reading challenge

MARSHALL — So far, students at West Side Elementary School have read a combined 6,104 books as part of a new 40 Book Challenge implemented at the school this year. The challenge was sparked by the reading of “The Book Whisperer: awaking the inner reader in every child” by Donalyn ...

Marshall finishes third at Chaska tournament

The Marshall Tiger Speech Team had a strong showing in a tournament at Chaska High School on Saturday. Marshall finished in third place out of 20 teams competing at the tournament. Eden Prairie High School placed first, and East Ridge High School, of Woodbury, placed second. Marshall ...