News of our students

Bethel University of St. Paul, 2021 spring graduates South Haven (Name, degree, major, parent(s) • Sydney Crowser – Bachelor of Science, Biokinetics, Tracie Curb-Crowser • Alysa Dietrich – Bachelor of Science, Nursing, Jodie Dietrich St. Cloud State University 2021 spring graduates (Name, degree, major, honor) Eden Valley • Jennifer Hanson, Bachelor of Science, Social Work…

Entrants requested for the McLeod County Fair talent contest

Singers, musicians, comedians, and entertainers of every age are encouraged to put their talents before a live audience by taking part in the 41st annual talent contest at the McLeod County Fair Sunday, Aug. 22. Prizes are awarded to the top three winners in each category. This year only, both the first- and second-place winners…

Stearns County 4-H Blue Ribbon Auction, July 31

Stearns County 4-H invites local businesses, supporters, and fairgoers to the 2021 Stearns County 4-H Blue Ribbon Livestock Auction. The Stearns County 4-H Blue Ribbon Auction will be held at the Stearns County Fairgrounds at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 31. This is a day and time change from previous years. 4-H youth from Stearns County…

News of our students

University of Minnesota Morris 2021 graduates Kimball • Trinity Erickson received a bachelor of arts degree in management: financial and organizational management, with an area of concentration in marketing. St. John’s University Dean’s List Annandale • Mason Hennen of Annandale, child of Rob and Jen Hennen, has earned the distinction of being named to the…

Financial Aid Tip of the Month, July 2021

Pay close attention to application deadlines for financial aid High school seniors should keep a close eye on deadlines when applying for college financial aid, according to KHEAA. It’s important to take full advantage of any scholarship or grant opportunity that can help pay for technical training and college. Staying on top of deadlines will…

Explorers Program informational meeting

On Sunday, Aug. 8, at 6 p.m. the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office will hold an informational meeting for youth between 15-21 years old who are interested in a public safety career field. The Sheriff’s Office will accept applications for the Explorers Program which has been in existence since 1976. Accepted members learn procedures for everyday…

Talking cryptocurrency, blockchain, and NFTs with U of M

For many, cryptocurrency, blockchain, and non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are new concepts that some may first associate with wealth, technology, or digital artwork. However, while interconnected, each of these terms have a distinct purpose and role in our economy. Vivian Fang, an associate professor in the Carlson School of Management, is available to explain what these…

Money Tip for Students, July 2021

Understanding a pay stub When a student gets their first job, one thing they need to learn early on is how to read and understand their pay stub, according to KHEAA. Federal and state tax codes are complicated, so learning about the deductions you see on your pay stub is vital to managing your money…

The College of St. Scholastica Physician Assistant Studies program receives a $1.49 million grant

The College of St. Scholastica has been awarded a $1,490,204 Primary Care Training and Enhancement grant from the Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA) to bolster the number of primary care physician assistants in rural northern Minnesota and Wisconsin. The five-year grant will support enhanced primary care training and curriculum development, including addressing HRSA priorities for…

News of our students

St. Cloud Technical & Community College 2021 Spring honor students (President’s List for a grade point average of 4.0 or the Dean’s list for a grade point average of 3.5 to 3.99). Eden Valley • Carter Brown, President’s List • Michael Czech, President’s List • Luke Haan, Dean’s List • Meryl Kuechle, President’s List •…