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Rachel Moser of Morris was among the 376 students who participated in the Augustana College commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 23. Augustana College in Sioux Falls, S.D., is a selective, residential, comprehensive college of the Lutheran Church. Matthew Munsterman, son of Troy and Lori Munsterman of Morris received the North Dakota State University Freshman Scholarship. The scholarship recognizes high academic achievement.
The following Morris area students were among the more than 2,000 students eligible to receive degrees from the University of North Dakota this spring: Melissa Ascheman (Bachelor of Science in nursing, Cum Laude), Katie Huot (Master of Occupational Therapy,), Kelly Mahoney (Bachelor of Science, Magna Cum Laude),Travis Rinkenberger (Bachelor of Science, Magna Cum Laude). Alexander McIntosh, son of Alisande Allaben of Morris participated in the commencement ceremony at Saint John's University on May 10 in the Saint John's Abbey and University Church, Collegeville, Minnesota.
UMM faculty and staff honored at 2015 Recognition Dinner The University of Minnesota, Morris 2015 Faculty and Staff Recognition Dinner was held on Thursday, April 30. Hosted by Chancellor Jacqueline R. Johnson, the event provided the campus community an opportunity to congratulate faculty and staff award recipients and to thank retirees for their service to the Morris campus.
Local Dale Carnegie graduates recognized Dale Carnegie Training would like to recognize the 2015 Morris Dale Carnegie Course graduates. A special acknowledgement goes to Travis Meyer as he has won the Highest Award for Achievement for his participation in the Dale Carnegie Course recently completed in Morris, Minn. The recipient for the award is voted on by class members upon completion of the course series.
Nathan Gibson of Morris and Andrew Erickson of Chokio are among the 2,371 students who earned degrees from Minnesota State University, Mankato this year. Both Gibson and Erickson earned a BS degree in management. Commencement exercises were planned for Saturday, May 9 in the Taylor Center on the Minnesota State Mankato campus. Derek Richter and Ashley Boettcher of Morris are candidates for graduation from Minnesota West Community and Technical College.
Sheila Hemming and Michael and Shelly Storck of Morris along with Michael and Cheryl Hahn of Grand Forks, N.D., are excited to announce the engagement of their children Amber Storck...
DETROIT LAKES – Motorists in Morris will encounter a new traffic signal design that minimizes unnecessary waiting and improves safety. The new signals on Highway 9/Atlantic Avenue will feature a...
MORRIS — Eight women will be competing for the titles of Miss Morris Area and Miss Midwest on Saturday, July 11 at 7 p.m. in the Morris Area High School auditorium. This year marks the 40th anniversary of the scholarship competition in Morris. The contestants are: Kia Colbinger of Becker — Colbinger is a student at the University of Minnesota, Morris. Her platform is "The Wounded Warrior Project" and will be performing a tap dance. Tori Fuhrman of Morris — Fuhrman is a student at Minnesota State University Moorhead.
ALBERTA — Cargill is investing $4 million in an expansion in Alberta designed to expand the facility's ability to serve farm customers with crop inputs like seed and fertilizer. The project is expected to be completed in time for the 2016 crop year. "In the past, we shared storage space in multiple buildings for crop protection products, seed, and liquid and dry fertilizer," said Kevin Spors, agronomy sales leader for the Northwest region of Cargill AgHorizons U.S.
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — A child is critically ill after developing a rare and severe brain infection while swimming in a central Minnesota lake, according to the Minnesota Department of Health. The child, who the Health Department did not identify, was swimming at Lake Minnewaska in Pope County, about 20 miles south of Alexandria. The suspected infection, primary amoebic meningoencephalitis, is commonly found in freshwater and soil and can, in rare cases, infect people by entering the body through the nose.