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Wall Street again marks new highs in post-election run
Litchfield police officer facing DWI charges
Holiday Express rolls through Kandiyohi County
Discipline key to farmers' financial success
Trump's labor pick sends early warning sign to worker advocates
Tough night on ice
Morris/CA boys down Lakers in OT
Card slow, then stop, St. Cloud Tech
LQPV rebounds in second half, wins in OT
Cards warm up for Classic with win over Rocori
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Who's the most overpaid actor in Hollywood?
Benson, Minn., native pens: 'Mama's Knight: A Cancer Story of Love'"
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Vernon "Bud" Blindt
Enid Evangeline Martell Olson
Cheryl (Cheri) Rae Downs Holgerson
Henry "Hank" Weseman
Letter: Let's show more appreciation
Letter: Why downtowns are failing
Letter: More alike than different
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Our values have hit rock bottom
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
April 19, 2012
Ridgewater College instructor honored by MnSCU as an Educator of the Year
Shawn Mueske, a biology instructor at Ridgewater College, was honored this week with an Educator of the Year award from the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Board of Trustees. Four faculty members at MnSCU institutions were chosen for the honor. The Educator of the Year...
April 19, 2012 - 3:09pm
November 1, 2011
MnSCU asks former students to finish degrees
MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system is pushing to get working adults who have earned some college credits to go back to school and complete their degrees. It's called the "Graduate Minnesota" campaign and it features 30-second radio spots and letters...
November 1, 2011 - 11:32am
October 16, 2011
New MnSCU chancellor to be formally installed this week
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The new chancellor of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system will be formally installed this week in a ceremony at the state Capitol. Chancellor Steven Rosenstone is scheduled to accept the ceremonial medallion during an event Wednesday morning in...
October 16, 2011 - 10:32am
June 21, 2011
House involved in state shutdown case, MnSCU rescinds layoffs
June 21, 2011 - 11:52am
March 18, 2010
MnSCU board urges further tobacco bans
Further smoking restrictions might be coming to many of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities' 54 campus. MnSCU's Board of Trustees Wednesday passed a resolution encouraging each college and university to consult with its students, faculty and staff about further restricting...
March 18, 2010 - 1:51pm
January 13, 2010
MnSCU trustees go on the road for public input
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- The trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system are going on the road to get the public's thoughts about some of the vexing facing issues facing MnSCU. The system says that between 2000 and 2009, enrollment has gone up 26 percent while...
January 13, 2010 - 10:30am
September 28, 2009
Minnesota Opinion: On MnSCU bonuses
An excerpt from recent editorials in Minnesota newspapers: By The Associated Press On MnSCU bonuses: We suspect that, across Minnesota, many workers have received notice that their usual holiday bonuses will fall victim to difficult economic times this year.
September 28, 2009 - 12:00am
August 10, 2009
Minnesota Opinion: On MnSCU costs
By The Associated Press An excerpt from recent editorials in Minnesota newspapers: When the chairman of the Minnesota House Higher Education Committee says there's trou-ble, it must be bad. Rep. Tom Rukavina, DFL-Virginia, has been one of the Minnesota State Colleges and Univer-sities...
August 10, 2009 - 12:00am
March 25, 2009
More info needed before research center can proceed
WILLMAR -- There was a shaky start Tuesday to the process of getting community feedback on what kind of equipment and services the University...
March 25, 2009 - 12:00am
March 12, 2009
Still unsure of how stimulus funding will affect state colleges, Ridgewater plans for cuts during next school year
WILLMAR -- Current programs will still be available when Ridgewater College students begin registering for fall classes next month, but the school's...
March 12, 2009 - 12:00am
February 9, 2009
Closing a college among budget options for MnSCU
ST. PAUL -- Current economic conditions could cost the state a college, the Minnesota Colleges and Universities system chancellor warns. "This is such a difficult challenge that the board has suggested that everything is on the table," James McCormick told the state Senate Higher...
February 9, 2009 - 12:00am