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The academic high honor and honor lists (dean’s lists) for the past spring semester at Minnesota State University, Mankato have been announced by interim provost and senior vice president for academic affairs, Matt Cecil. 

The office of the registrar at the University of Minnesota Crookston recently announced its list of spring 2021 graduates. Students completed their degree requirements during the spring session 2021.

Yes, you read that correctly and I did not misspell the word “neighbor.” Please let me explain. NABUR is a new social…

Maleah Hull, a sophomore at Bethel University in St. Paul, has been named to the dean’s list for academic excellence for the spring 2021 semester. She is the daughter of Wes and Heidi Hull from Battle Lake.

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Fergus Falls spring sports saw a steady to slight increase in extracurricular activity participation throughout the spring season despite the constraints due to COVID-19, athletic director Derek Abrahams shared at Monday’s school board meeting. 

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At a Rotary meeting, former Fergus Falls principal, Dean Monke, a Noon Rotarian, mentioned the services provided by school nurses and the food service director, especially during the pandemic. The Noon Rotary Club’s Board of Directors determined that it would be appropriate to acknowledge th…

Ridgewater College would like to acknowledge those students earning recognition on the dean’s lists for spring semester 2021.  In order to be included on the dean’s list, a student must maintain a grade point average of 3.5 or higher and be enrolled in at least 12 credits, and meet certain o…

Gregg Raisanen, vice president of academic and student affairs at Alexandria Technical & Community College recognizes individual students for academic excellence during spring 2021. The following students were named to the dean's list for achieving a GPA of 3.5 or higher spring semester 2021:

St. Cloud State University has announced the names of more than 1,100 students whose academic achievement placed them on the 2021 spring semester dean’s list. To be eligible for the honor, students must have a grade point average of 3.75 or higher on a 4.0 scale.

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Finishing work and projects continue at Lincoln School through the contract with Comstock despite the facility being open and operational. Hydroseeding, a few interior projects, and horizontal striping on the exterior of the building still need to be completed. Before the striping can begin,…

The University of Minnesota West Central Research and Outreach Center, Morris, is offering a free horticulture educational class, “Come Grow with Us” as we learn about backyard birdhouses. on Wednesday, June 16 from 6-7 p.m. 

Minnesota State Community and Technical College has named 615 students to its president’s list  and 572 students to its dean’s list  for the 2021 Spring Semester. 

Heather Kantrud of Fergus Falls (56537) has been named to Southern New Hampshire University’s winter 2021 dean’s list. The winter term runs from January to May.

Having recently spent part of my day with fourth- and fifth- graders out at Prairie Wetlands Learning Center, a quote from Henry David Thoreau seems like an appropriate beginning to this column, “It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.”  I listened as students recited thei…

The June Lynne Lacey Foundation awarded three scholarships May 28 at the Awards Day Ceremony at Ashby High School. Recipients were McKenna Williams, Kate Jensen and Deklin Goeden.

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The Fergus Falls Public Library has summer programming for all community members, ages birth through adult. This summer’s theme is “Reading Colors Your World” and brings back in-person programming while still offering virtual programming for hybrid accessibility options.

In order to meet the needs of students, Fergus Falls Public School District has several options available for summer programming. Some students are in need of credits to satiate graduation requirements while others benefit from alternate learning experiences, the presence of same-age peers, …

Students named to the spring semester 2021 chancellor’s list were announced recently by the office of the registrar. The U of M Crookston is one of the most respected career-oriented, technology-based universities in the nation.

Students named to the spring semester 2021 dean’s list were announced recently by the office of the registrar. The U of M Crookston is one of the most respected career-oriented, technology-based universities in the nation.

Rohde Insurance Services of Fergus Falls, along with Grinnell Mutual of Grinnell, Iowa, has named Jadah Poepping of Barnsville and Ehan Ring of Delano as  two of 80 recipients in 19 states of a 2021 Road to Success Scholarship.  They were among those selected from thousands of Grinnell Mutua…

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With a host of activities scheduled for the last 1 ½ weeks of the current school year, the Fergus Falls school board transitioned into their summer meeting schedule, which convenes on the second and fourth Monday of each month at 7 a.m. 

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This is one in a series of articles written by students who received scholarships in 2020 awarded through the Fergus Falls Area Dollars for Scholars chapter.   The purpose of these articles is to thank the community for its support of students and their higher education goals.

The following area students are among the 700 2021 spring semester graduates of Minnesota State Community and Technical College, with campuses in Detroit Lakes, Fergus Falls, Moorhead and Wadena.

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Ruth Umlauf began teaching at Adams Elementary School during the fall of 2019-20. She identified the need for a different option for performance risers due to lack of storage space for clunky traditional risers and the safety concerns that accompanied setup and usage. With the additional nee…

The graduating Class of 2021 will celebrate their achievements with an all inclusive ceremony on Friday, June 4 at 7 p.m. The ceremony, which will take place in the Gold gym, will include graduates from the Area Learning Center, iQ Academy, and Kennedy Secondary School (KSS). 

“On behalf of the Fergus Falls Public School District, congratulations to Keith Pearson who was named the Assistant Coach of the Year by the Minnesota Basketball Coaches Association,” announced superintendent Jeff Drake. “Coach Pearson is very well-deserving of this recognition.” 

Five Mike Rohde Spirit Scholarship winners were presented with plaques an d a scholarship of $1,500 at a recent Fergus Falls Sertoma Club noon meeting at Mabel Murphy’s in Fergus Falls. They were Cailey Schlosser, Zekiel Ihrke, Grant McMartin, Odena Foote and Cody Carlson. The scholarships a…

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“Otter Food Services and Fergus Falls Public Schools are pleased to announce that we will continue to provide free meals to students in attendance this summer as well as bulk meals on a weekly basis to any children 18 and under not receiving meals in school,” shared Food Service Director Lan…

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The Thrive Initiative will be utilized for staff and students for wellness moving into the 2021-22 school year. The initiative will be introduced to staff when they return to school prior to the start of the year. The initiatives, which including practicing better health, happiness and satis…

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Kennedy Secondary School (KSS) is performing their spring play, a rendition of Sir Conan Doyle’s “The Hound of the Baskervilles,” Friday. Performances will take place in the KSS auditorium on May 7-8 at 7 p.m. and May 9 at 4 p.m. with limited tickets available through Venco and the KSS website.  

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This is one in a series of articles written by students who received scholarships in 2020 awarded through the Fergus Falls Area Dollars for Scholars chapter.   The purpose of these articles is to thank the community for its support of students and their higher education goals.

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