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Campus Notes for July 10

Louwagie earns degree from WGU Kailey Louwagie of Cottonwood has earned her bachelor of science, nursing degree from Western Governors University (WGU). The online, nonprofit university held its 70th (Orlando, Florida); 71st (Cincinnati, Ohio); and 72nd (Anaheim, California) commencement ...

SMSU Briefs for July 3

zAmya Theatre Coming to Marshall July 28 A unique theater experience highlighting housing instability in the region is coming to Marshall on July 28. The zAmya Theatre Project will perform “A Prairie Homeless Companion” at 7 p.m. Sunday, July 28, in the SMSU Black Box Theatre. The ...

Campus Notes for July 3

Drake University releases dean’s list, president’s list The following local students have been named to the dean’s and president's lists at Drake University. To be eligible for the dean’s list students must have earned a GPA of 3.5 or higher during the spring 2019 semester at ...

Campus Notes for June 26

Local students earn dean’s list recognition at Buena Vista University The following local students earned dean’s list recognition for the spring semester at Buena Vista University: Kathryn Tyykila of Canby Connor Winkelman of Marshall Students named to the BVU dean’s list must ...

Campus Notes for June 19

Area students named to Concordia dean’s honor list Dr. Eric Eliason, dean of the college and vice president of Academic Affairs, has announced the names of students whose superior academic achievement during the second semester of the 2019-20 academic year placed them on the dean’s honor ...

Education Briefs for June 19

Marshall School District awarded for Outstanding Financial Reporting The Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO) awarded Marshall Public Schools - ISD #413 with the Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting (COE). ASBO International’s COE recognizes districts ...

Education Briefs for June 12

True Light Christian School releases honor roll True Light Christian School announces its 4th quarter honor roll for the 2018-19 school year. 8th grade: Kaden Clark, Jackson Lendt, Justin Sternke, Jettison Wing. 7th grade: Emma Bottelberghe, Coby Brownlee, Grace Bump, Siri Christensen, ...

Campus Notes for June 12

UMD announces dean’s list for spring semester 2019 The University of Minnesota Duluth has announced its dean’s list for spring semester 2019. Students on the dean’s list have achieved a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher. Arco: Morgan Radel; Boyd: Alisa Fenske; Echo: Julia Redner; ...

Campus Notes for June 5

Giannelli, Verkinderen included on president’s list for Lake Area Tech Michael Cartney, Lake Area Technical Institute president, announces the current president’s list. The president’s list is a list of outstanding students who, through their initiative and ability, have indicated a ...

SMSU Briefs for June 5

Spring semester 2019 dean’s list is released Southwest Minnesota State University announced the names of students honored for academic achievement during the spring 2019 semester of study. There are two honors categories for the academic dean’s list. An undergraduate student who ...

Campus Notes for May 29

Local students among Winona State University graduates Winona State University announces the graduation list for spring semester 2019 including the following local students. Marshall: Bryan Rose, bachelor of science, management information systems; Celeste Werner, bachelor of science, ...

Education Briefs for May 15

True Light’s spring musical Thursday-Friday True Light Christian School's spring musical “Go, Go Jonah!” will be at 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday in the new worship center on the Grace Life campus at 601 E. College Drive. Through the experiences of Jonah, children in grades K-6 learn the ...

Campus Notes for May 15

Area student receives NDSU scholarship Damion Caron, son of Dion and Esther Caron, Marshall, received the Freshman Academic Scholarship in the amount of $2,000 at North Dakota State University. The scholarship recognizes high academic achievement. Caron will enter NDSU in the fall and ...

Campus Notes for May 8

Zeug initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi The following local resident was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society. Bethany Zeug of Marshall was initiated at South Dakota State ...

High school girls oratory competition accepting applications

Fifty high school girls will be selected to compete in a juried Minnesota oratory competition. The speech topic is “A Republic if you can keep it” Rising to Benjamin Franklin’s Challenge. Applications are being accepted now. The event is held on Oct. 26 at the Minnesota State Capitol. A ...

Education Briefs for May 1

Local driver’s ed teachers attend state conference The Minnesota Driver and Traffic Safety Education Association had its 52nd annual conference April 5 and 6 at Cragun’s Resort in Brainerd. Pat Irsfeld, Cheryl Henn, Leann Carmany and Melissa Schulte, teachers from the driver education ...

Campus Notes for May 1

Area students selected to University of Minnesota Twin Cities dean’s list The following students have been named to the 2018 fall semester dean’s list at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities, the university announced this week. To qualify for the dean’s list, a student must ...

Area students compete in Math Masters challenge

MARSHALL — It’s all a matter of numbers. Representing 15 schools from around the area, 40 teams, comprised of 20 fifth-graders and 21 sixth-graders, competed individually and as teams on eight sets of mathematical problems in the competition. Two hundred and five students from southwest ...

Education Briefs for April 24

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 ...

SMSU Briefs for April 24

‘What is Art?' program Thursday Southwest Minnesota State University will host a Philosophy Speaker Series titled, “What is Art?” from 4-6 p.m. Thursday in the Whipple Gallery on campus. The event explores a number of themes this year. Student projects will explore the concept of ...