Schools & Students published Sept. 8, 2020

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Dunwoody College of Technology

Elizabeth Rivas of WIllmar received the Diversity & Inclusion award from the Minneapolis school.

American Legion

Tyra Johnson, a junior member of Spicer American Legion Auxiliary, was selected to represent Minnesota in the Spirit of Youth National President’s Scholarship competition. She also received a scholarship from Minnesota.

Minnesota State Fair

Receiving a scholarship from the Minnesota State Fair in 2020 were:

Renville: Jessica Beckendorf

Spicer: Daniel Williamson


North Dakota State University

Named to the summer semester dean’s list with a GPA of 3.5 or higher at the Fargo school was:

Redwood Falls: Nathan A. Benson

Donna Middleton started working at the West Central Tribune in 1975 and has been the news assistant since 1992. She compiles the arts, health, farm and community page calendars, as well as rewrites and works on the special sections.
She can be contacted at or phone 320-214-4341.
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