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ST. PAUL – The Minnesota Board on Aging and the Minnesota Area Agencies on Aging have launched a new updated MinnesotaHelp.info at www.minnesotahelp.info , the state’s comprehensive website for services,...
MORRIS — Twelve acts competed for the chance to perform at the Minnesota State Fair in the finals of the Kiwanis Talent Show on Friday, July 10 during Prairie Pioneer Days. Kaidan Fischer took first place with a self-choreographed taekwondo demonstration to the song "Hero" that included breaking boards with both his feet and hands. Dancer Cortney Hickman took second, while dancing brothers Tyson and Bradyn Daugherty took third.
Minnesota State University Moorhead will award degrees to more than 940 students during its spring commencement program Friday, May 15 in the university's Nemzek Fieldhouse. Area students participating in commencement include Sydney Beyer (Summa Cum Laude with a B.S. in business administration and a certificate in business analytics), Mitchell Carbert (B.S. in business administration), and Eric Kolden (B.S. in accounting) of Morris; Chelsea Engebretson (bachelor of nursing) of Starbuck; and Roseanne Wilts (B.S.
Augustana College has announced that Rachel Moser of Morris has been named to the Dean's List for the spring semester of the 2014 — 2015 academic year. The Dean's List recognizes full-time students who have a minimum of 12 credit hours with grade-point averages at 3.5 or above. The National FFA Organization has awarded at $2,000 John Deere Dealer scholarship to Brady Wulf of the Morris Area FFA. The scholarship is sponsored by Midwest Machinery as a special project of the National FFA Foundation.
Kindra Cannon of Morris was awarded a $1,500 scholarship from the North Dakota State College of Science for the 2015 — 2016 school year. The scholarships recognize and reward students for academic achievement, test scores and participation in extracurricular and other volunteer activities. Cannon was one of 98 incoming freshmen to be awarded a scholarship. Matthew Forcella of Morris has been named to University of St. Thomas 2015 spring 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.
John Huebner, son of Mark and Mary Huebner, is the recipient of the Presidential Distinction Scholarship and a Music Performance Scholarship from Concordia College of Moorhead.
The following area students were among the 1,719 students to graduate from North Dakota State University in spring 2015: Joshua Taylor of Morris (BS in public relations and advertising); Katlyn Blackwelder of Chokio (BS in public relations and advertising with honors); and Abigail Ascheman (BS in accounting), Shem Baker (BS in criminal justice) and Mitchell Grunig (Master of Education in counseling) from Hancock. Samuel Matson, son of Paul and Sarah Mattson of Morris, and Marlee Morton, daughter of Douglas and RaNae Morton of Morris, have been named to the Dean's Honor List at Concordia C
The University of Minnesota's West Central Research and Outreach Center (WCROC) conducts research in the areas of agronomy and soil science, dairy, horticulture, renewable energy and swine. The summer months provide an ideal time to showcase a few of our research areas by offering several educational events and activities for all. Summer Center Day Visitors may choose from three crop production tours, including wheat and small grains, pest and disease management, and nutrient management for corn and soybeans.
Stevens Community Medical Center transitioning to electronic health records Stevens Community Medical Center will begin transitioning to an electronic charting format in the clinic. The organization has chosen eClinicalWorks (eCW) as the electronic medical record software vendor. With eCW, staff members will be able to print a visit summary for our patients. It is important that patients have all of the information related to their care.
Brad Barth named West Central Initiative President/CEO Brad Barth has been named president/CEO of West Central Initiative by the WCI Board of Directors. He will begin his duties with WCI in July. Reporting to the WCI Board, Barth will lead, direct and manage the organization and guide its strategic direction. He will also serve as WCI's chief spokesperson and represent the west central region to the greater state of Minnesota. "Brad is a proven leader who is prepared to continue the excellent work of WCI," said Dean Simpson, chair of the WCI Executive Search Committee.