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M State presents classic Agathie Christie mystery

One by one, 10 houseguests on a secluded island reveal their dark secrets and, one by one, they begin to die. Who is next … and who is responsible for their deaths? Here’s your chance to enjoy Agatha Christie’s classic murder mystery, “And Then There Were None,” on the stage at Minnesota State Community and […]

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M State program recognized in Community Pride Showcase

The innovative Sustainable Food Production program at Minnesota State Community and Technical College – Fergus Falls is a winner in Minnesota’s Community Pride Showcase, which recognizes “collaborative work to improve Minnesota towns and neighborhoods.” The Showcase designation means the one-year diploma program will receive $500 from the Minnesota State Fair, exhibit space to share its […]

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M State plans for higher ed cuts

The budget deal state lawmakers passed last month to stop a government shutdown budgeted slightly more than $1 billion each for the University of Minnesota and Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU), approximately 10 percent less than the institutions received in the last biennium. “That’s just the overall funding,” said local state Rep. Bud Nornes […]

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M State admissions deadline is Aug. 15

Students who intend to enroll at Minnesota State Community and Technical College for the fall 2011semester need to be aware of the college’s Aug. 15 admissions deadline. The admissions deadline, new to M State, is designed to ensure that students are prepared to begin classes with the start of fall semester on Monday, Aug. 22. […]

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Students awarded M State scholarships

Forty students from area high schools have been awarded freshmen scholarships at Minnesota State Community and Technical College in Fergus Falls, including Presidential and Rosengren scholarships. These scholarships are funded through Fergus Area College Foundation. Rhoda Christenson and Daniel Tungseth, both 2011 graduates of Hillcrest Lutheran Academy in Fergus Falls, were selected as recipients of […]

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M State enrollment July 28 in Fergus

Students planning to enroll at Minnesota State Community and Technical College can apply and register for classes in a single day during upcoming 1Stop2Enroll events on M State’s four campuses in Detroit Lakes, Fergus Falls, Moorhead and Wadena. 1Stop begins at 9 a.m. sharp on the following dates: Detroit Lakes, July 27 and Aug. 17; […]

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Benefit planned for M State student injured in crash

A benefit is planned Saturday, July 23, in Perham for Ross Weber, a former instructor and current student at Minnesota State Community and Technical College who was injured in a motorcycle accident April 21 near Albertville. Weber previously taught at M State’s Wadena campus and is currently a student on the college’s Detroit Lakes campus. […]

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Interim president pledges to enhance M State’s mission

M State Interim President Peggy Kennedy, in an address Tuesday at Legacy Hall, pledged to heighten the M State vision and mission statement and asked for support from faculty, staff and Fergus Falls area residents. She attended meetings at all four M State campuses, including Fergus Falls, Moorhead, Detroit Lakes and Wadena. “M State is […]

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M State interim president to visit campus

M State Interim President Peggy Kennedy will meet with M State faculty and staff at 8 a.m. Tuesday in Legacy Hall. Kennedy, who replaces Ann Valentine, has served as a vice president of Saint Paul College since 1994. Previously, she was dean for business and general education programs at the college, worked as advanced training […]

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M State funding may decrease

M State, which includes campuses in Fergus Falls, Moorhead, Detroit Lakes and Wadena, will see its state funding drop by close to $1.75 million for 2012-13 if current higher education appropriations hold true. The total cut to Minnesota state colleges and universities (MnSCU) is $130.8 million. M State’s budget of $15.6 million will likely drop […]

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