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College Accolades

Rochester Community and Technical College 2020 Spring Graduates

Adams

Tory Hansen, Associate of Applied Science, Building Utilities Mechanic; certificate, Workplace Communication

Austin

Armin Barut, Diploma, Automotive Technician, High Honors

Courtney Brooks, Diploma, Practical Nursing

Tanya Meek, Associate of Arts, Liberal Arts and Sciences

Dexter

Peyton Pooler, Associate of Arts, Liberal Arts and Sciences

Grand Meadow

Emily Mullenbach, Associate of Science, Nursing, Honors

Racine

Kaleb Lee, Diploma, Carpentry

Travis Norton, Associate of Science, 2+2 Computer Science

Amie Yennie, Associate of Arts, Liberal Arts and Sciences

Sargeant

Bobbilynn Nielsen, Diploma, Administrative Office Professional

St. Cloud State University 2020 Spring Graduates

Austin

Micah Kelly, Bachelor of Arts, English

Haley Lenway, Bachelor of Science, Management, Cum Laude

Donavon Martinson, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Art, Cum Laude

Kendra Maxfield, Master of Arts, Teaching English as a Second Language

Grand Meadow

Katarina Bain, Associate of Arts, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Cum Laude

Tyler Sloan, Bachelor of Science, Elementary/K-6 Education, Cum Laude

St. Cloud State University 2020 Spring Dean’s List

Austin

Haley Lenway, Herberger Business School, Management, BS

Jana Lenz, School of Health and Human Services, Community Psychology, BES

Donavon Martinson, College of Liberal Arts, Art, BFA

Grand Meadow

Tyler Sloan, School of Education, Elementary/K-6 Education, BS

News

Virus relief bill remains up in air as negotiations resume

Agriculture

As US milk sales rise amid pandemic, “Got milk?” ads return

Blooming Prairie

Winona man injured in Friday afternoon accident

Mower County

Latest on COVID-19 in MN: Positive test rate creeps up

News

Parents struggle as schools reopen amid coronavirus surge

Local Government

Deer hunt properties, grant requests on council agenda

Mower County

DNR to survey Dobbins Creek for mussels

Mower County

Political campaign signs not permitted on state highway rights of way

Business

Time to step away: Long time owner of Hanson Tire Service heads into retirement

Education

Part of a bigger family

Mower County

Candidate Q&A: House District 27B

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Man charged with assault after allegedly trying to stab woman with screwdriver

News

DEA warns of scammers impersonating DEA employees

Education

Riverland’s Phi Theta Kappa research published in journal

Education

College Accolades

News

Census Bureau to email households to encourage response to 2020 census

Editorials

Primary election voting reminders

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Police and Fire Marshal investigating suspicious vehicle fire

Mower County

Minnesota AG sues rodeo owner for violating COVID-19 order

Health

Minnesota’s primary election, pandemic edition: How to vote safely in person

Mower County

About 34 active COVID-19 cases remain in Mower as five more cases added

News

US consumer spending up 5.6%, but virus could stall gains

Mower County

Candidate Q and A: Minnesota House District 27B

Health

Five new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Mower County