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Science can be fun, and it’s about to get a lot more fun at the Yellow Medicine East Schools in Granite Falls, where a $100,000 tribute grant from the Bush Foundation will allow for the construction of a free-standing science, technology, engineering and math classroom. Watching ammonium dichromate erupt as a desktop volcano in a YME science classroom are, from left, Mitch McCosh, Cody Mathiowetz, Gannon Gustafson, Allison Carmany and Isaac Rillo. (Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny)

Bush Foundation awards founder’s alma mater a grant of $100,000, YME plans to build science lab


GRANITE FALLS — Archibald Bush made his first earnings by trapping muskrats, but did a lot better later in life when he became chairman of the executive committee for Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing (3M).


He and his wife, Edyth, created

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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
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