Our modern water infrastructure is a miracle that most of us barely even think about. How many times every day do we turn on a faucet, use the water for a hundred different reasons, spill gallons down the drain and never give it a second thought? We take for granted the drinking water, waste water and storm water infrastructure built up over the last 150 years and we overlook the hard work and public investment that was necessary to put it in place. Governor Dayton's recent proposal to invest in water infrastructure around Minnesota is a timely reality check.
Sean and Maggie Carlson, eighth grade piano students of local music instructor Julia Whynott, passed the Minnesota Music Theory Exam with high distinction. They both earned a perfect score on the exam, which took place last month in Detroit Lakes. Theory exam is required for students wishing to participate in the statewide Minnesota Piano Contest finals.
The University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) has announced its Dean's List for Fall Semester 2015. Students on the Dean's List have achieved a grade point average of 3.5 or higher. Local students included on the list are: Sebeka Michaela Hesse. Wadena Andrew Jacinto, Jing Lin and Hope Theisen.
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Alexander LaBarre Alexander Robert LaBarre, boy, was born Dec. 30 at 3:30 p.m. to Brandi and Max LaBarre of San Antonio, Texas. He weighed 8 lbs., 1 oz. and was 21 inches long. He was delivered at Fort Sam Houston Military Medical Center in San Antonio. Grandparents are William and Edna Wright of Schertz, Texas and Kevin and Cheryl LaBarre of Wadena. Older siblings Malachi and Corbin welcome him home.
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The College of St. Scholastica held its fall 2015 commencement ceremony Dec. 19 in the Reif Gymnasium on campus. Matthew Cary of Wadena graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. The combined baccalaureate, master's and doctoral ceremony had 534 candidates for graduation.
Alina Perez of Wadena made the Dean's List at Rochester Community and Technical College for Fall Semester ending this past December. To qualify for the Dean's List, a student must successfully complete 12 or more letter-graded credits, in the same semester, and achieve a grade point average between 3.0 and 4.0.
Ridgewater College congratulates Abigail Wegscheid of Wadena, on being named to the Dean's list for Fall Semester 2015. To qualify, a student must maintain a grade point average of 3.5 or higher and be enrolled in at least twelve credits.
The following students have been named to the Minnesota State University Moorhead Dean's List in recognition of academic achievement fall semester 2015. Aldrich Brook Selvey. Bertha Jared Hoemberg and Skylar Voge. Deer Creek Austin Hendershot. Hewitt Brenna McKnight, Kit Murray, Ashley Peters and Alexandra Tollefson. Menahga Marissa Johnson, Brian Keranen and Alicia Strayer. Sebeka Dillon Card.