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M State staying strong as it turns 50 in Wadena

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It's back to school for college students.

M State - Wadena started fall semester classes on Monday, Aug. 22, and is in its second and last year hosting the high school while the new building is under construction. It is also the year M State will be celebrating its 50th anniversary.


Dr. Peter Wielinski, provost at M State, said that enrollment has held steady even with two programs on hiatus: Telecommunications and Industrial Maintenance.

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