Alissa Johnson, of Wadena, was named to the dean's list at Hamline University for the fall term of the 2009-10 academic year. Johnson, who is majoring in history, is a graduate Wadena-Deer Creek High School and is the daughter of Henry and Patricia Johnson of Wadena.
Adam C. Sartell, of Wadena, a graphic design student at the School of Fine Arts, University of Minnesota -- Duluth, was named to the fall semester dean's list.
Junior girls stater Andrea Jensen attended the meeting of American Legion Auxiliary 283 of Deer Creek recently and spoke about her experiences while attending the national Girls State convention in 2009. Elinor Wiscow is the Auxiliary 283 girls state chairwoman.
The following area students were named to the M State president's list for fall semseter 2009: Melissa Perius and Amanda Redning, of Verndale, Theresa Edwards, Sara Kawlewski-Reece and Emily Pete, of Wadena, and Jeffrey Cooney, of Sebeka.