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Campus Notes for Feb. 28

Doerr included on Drake University’s dean’s list Nicolas Doerr of Marshall has been named to the dean’s list at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. This academic honor is achieved by earning a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher during the fall 2017 semester at Drake. Moritz named ...

SMSU Briefs for Feb. 28

Cowan Award applications being accepted Applications for the Cowan Award at Southwest Minnesota State University are now being accepted. The Cowan Award is presented each year during commencement to a deserving member of the SMSU community who represents the many special aspects of the late ...

HRS speech team takes 2nd in competition

The Holy Redeemer speech team took second place overall in the Small School Division and brought home a trophy. HRS speech coaches are Rob Purrington, Thalia Deutz and Jenna Zeug. The award winners: There were a total of 20 duos Dani Ewing and Samantha Maher, 1st place duo, only duo to go ...

Sovell presents research in Pierre, S.D.

Natalie Sovell of Marshall was among the South Dakota State University undergraduate research presenters Feb. 26 in the Capitol Rotunda in Pierre, S.D. Legislators learned about South Dakota State University undergraduate research that seeks to prevent obesity among college students and ...

Strong schools = Strong communities…thank your school board

Marshall Public Schools joins school districts throughout the state of Minnesota to salute their local education leaders during Minnesota’s annual School Board Recognition Week, which is Feb. 19-23. The commemorative week is designed to recognize the contributions made by Minnesota’s ...

Campus Notes for Feb. 21

Concordia announces dean’s list The following area students have been included on the first semester of the 2017-18 academic year dean’s honor list at Concordia College, Moorhead: Makayla VanDerostyne, Canby; Carmen Peterson, Clarkfield; Logan Barat, Dawson; Mariah Norell, Granite Falls; ...

SMSU Briefs for Feb. 21

SMSU announces 2017 fall semester dean’s lists Southwest Minnesota State University students have been honored for achievement during the 2017 fall semester of study. There are two honors categories for the dan’s list. An undergraduate student who completes 12 or more A-F graded credits ...

Campus Notes for Feb. 14

Redner Accepted at University of Minnesota Duluth The University of Minnesota Duluth has accepted Julia C.R. Redner for fall admission to the School of Fine Arts, with studio arts as a major field. Redner, who carries a 3.98 GPA, is a 2016 and 2017 recipient for Outstanding Academic ...

Education Briefs for Feb. 14

Southwest Minnesota mathletes advance to state MATHCOUNTS meet More than 1,100 middle school mathletes are competing in regional MATHCOUNTS meets, across the state this month. The meets are the qualifying events for the state MATHCOUNTS meet that will be March 9-10 in Plymouth. Winners of the ...

SMSU Briefs for Feb. 14

Ag Bowl Scholarship Invitational Friday at SMSU Southwest Minnesota State University will host the Ag Bowl Scholarship Invitational on Friday. The event is an extension of the annual Ag Bowl, a celebration of agriculture in southwest Minnesota. FFA teams from the region will compete in 17 ...

SMSU Briefs for Feb. 7

Student-operated Bon Appetit to open at SMSU The student-operated Bon Appetit Restaurant will open on six upcoming Thursdays at Southwest Minnesota State University. Dates of operation include Feb. 8, 15 and 22; March 1 and 15; and April 5. Cost of the meal is $23, which includes tax. The ...

Education Briefs for Feb. 7

HRS announces honor roll Holy Redeemer School has released its honor roll for second quarter. The following Holy Redeemer students have been included: Fifth grade: Nicholas Deutz, Nathan Ehlenbach, Wyatt Foley, Alexander Franson, Gaerick Hill, Derek Hisken, Jonah Jensen, Ella Jiskoot, ...

Campus Notes for Feb. 7

Minnesota West Community & Technical College offer Articulations for Agriculture Minnesota West Community and Technical College, in conjunction with Southwest Minnesota State University, has recently approved new articulation agreements between the institutions in agriculture. “We are ...

A fun challenge

MARSHALL — A new library project called Book Battles has West Side Elementary students reading, answering trivia type questions and practicing their teamwork skills. Last week, 14 Book Battles took place between 28 different teams. Several more book battles will be taking place this week ...

SMSU Briefs for Jan. 31

‘Life of Ernest Oberholtzer’ presentation is Feb. 13 at library, SMSU Environmental Science Professor Emily Deaver and English Professor Marianne Zarzana will give a presentation titled “Mallard Island & the Legacy of Ernest Oberholtzer: Centering Through the Earth and the Arts” ...

Campus Notes for Jan. 31

Hoversten graduates from the U of M Crookston The Office of the Registrar at the University of Minnesota Crookston recently announced its list of fall semester 2017 graduates. Students completed their degree requirements during fall semester 2017. Graduates included Ruth Hoversten, Lynd, ...

Marshall’s BPA sending 40 to state competition

MARSHALL — A large number of Marshall High School students excelled at the recent Business Professional of American (BPA) competition and qualified for the state competition on March 8-10 in Minneapolis. While some students advanced to the state level in multiple events, Marshall High ...

Campus Notes for Jan. 24

DSU has fall commencement Dakota State University in Madison, S.D., had its fall commencement ceremony Dec. 9 in the DSU Fieldhouse. Candidates for graduation include: Nicholas Rupp, Marshall, bachelor of business administration in accounting, cum laude. Minnesota West announces fall ...

SMSU Briefs for Jan. 24

DeGraff, Rieppel to perform faculty recital A faculty recital featuring SMSU adjunct instructor Dr. Anna DeGraff, mezzo-soprano, and Dr. Daniel Rieppel, piano, is planned for Monday. The recital, titled “Music on Music,” will begin at 7:30 p.m. at First Lutheran Church, located at 100 ...

Welding puts students on career path

MARSHALL — With a certificate in his hand, Holden Greeley has a promising career path ahead of him thanks to partnerships that came together to offer a welding program at MATEC a few years ago. By the time he graduates from MATEC next year, Greeley hopes to be working part time as a welder ...