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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

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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 the Bush Foundation by turning over a large share of their stock and wealth in the company 60 years ago.

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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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