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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 ...

MHS speech team does well at Harvard Tournament

MARSHALL — Ten members of the Marshall High School speech team recently had the opportunity to learn, explore and compete in and around the Boston, Massachusetts, area. In addition to enjoying the atmosphere, the students were fierce competitors at the 43rd annual Harvard National ...

SMSU Briefs for Feb. 22

Loft, Fokken to give WWII presentations Dr. Jan Loft, SMSU dean of Arts, Letters, and Sciences, and Mark Fokken, SMSU professor of communication studies, will present “Soldiers, Sweethearts & Sacrifices: A Fantasy Analysis of the Songs from WWI” at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the ...

Campus Notes for Feb. 22

Area residents graduate from RCTC Rochester Community and Technical College announces its fall semester 2016 graduates: Clarkfield, Christina Lemke, AAS, health information technology, high honors; Cottonwood, Joshua Myrvik, CERT, welding technology The College’s commencement ceremony ...

Education Briefs for Feb. 15

HRS speech students do well at Minneota Junior High Speech Tournament Holy Redeemer took a second-place team trophy in the Bus division at the Minnesota Junior High speech tournament. Bus division is reserved for schools with the most entries. They have enough entries to fit on a ...

Campus Notes for Feb. 15

Bock graduates from The College of St. Scholastica Adam Bock of Marshall graduated from The College of St. Scholastica with a master of science in exercise physiology. The College held its fall 2016 commencement ceremony Dec. 17 in the Reif Gymnasium on campus. University of St.Thomas ...

SMSU Briefs for Feb. 15

Russian music, discussion planned for upcoming Thursdays Southwest Minnesota State University’s music program presents “Russian Troika,” chamber music from the Soviet Union: Music of Shostakovich, Prokofiev and Arvo Part at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, Feb. 23, and March 2, at the ...

MMS Math Counts team members advance to state competition

The Marshall Middle School Math Counts team placed first out of the 11 teams present at Chapter Math Counts competition at Southwest Minnesota State University Thursday and will advance to the State Math Counts competition in the Twin Cities March 10-11. The team of four advancing to state ...

Regional Spelling Bee narrows down to 4 for multi-region state spelling bee

The SWWC Service Cooperative’s Regional Spelling Bee took place Feb. 7 at the Redwood Area Community Center in Redwood Falls. Area participating schools are: Canby Public School, Canby St. Peter’s Catholic, Clarkfield Area Charter, Dawson-Boyd - Stevens Elementary, ECHO Charter, Lac qui ...

SMSU Briefs for Feb. 8

Student-operated restaurant opens Thursday The student-run Bon Appetit Restaurant will open for service on nine Thursdays beginning this Thursday at Southwest Minnesota State University. Evenings of operation include Feb. 9, 16 and 23; March 2, 23, 30; and April 6. The meal ...

Campus Notes for Feb. 8

UMD announces dean’s list for fall semester 2016 The University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) has announced its dean’s list for fall semester 2016. Students on the dean’s list have achieved a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher. Granite Falls: William Bergquist. Marshall: Claire ...