Popkes earns degree
Nancy Popkes, Ellsworth, has earned her Master of Science degree in nursing/education online from Western Governors University.
SDSU announces Fall 2018 graduates
Several area students met the requirements for a degree and/or certificate program following the Fall 2018...
Local residents initiated into Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
Two local residents were recently initiated into the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society.
Calla Jarvie, Luverne, was initiated at Emporia State University.
Erik Tofteland, Luverne, was initiated at South Dakota State University, Brookings.
Area students to graduate from Minnesota West
Several area students will be recognized at commencement ceremonies at the Minnesota West Community and Technical College campuses as listed:
Luverne: Jason Aanenson, Autumn Altman, Kia Balster, Morgan Edwards, Courtney Gonnerman, Laura Kasstner, Alyssa...
Jelken named to dean’s list at Northwestern
Christopher Jelken was named to the academic dean’s list for the Fall 2018 semester at Northwestern College in Orange City, Iowa. To be eligible, students must earn a 3.5 grade point average with at least 12 graded credits.
Jelken, son of James and Paula...
St. Cloud State names honor students
St. Cloud State University has announced the Fall 2018 dean’s list. To be eligible, students must earn a 3.75 grade point average or higher on a 4.0 scale. The following area students have been named to the list:
Luverne: Zoe Brown, marketing; Taylor Kern,...
Feit named to dean’s list
Brooke Feit, Luverne, was recently named to the dean’s list for the Fall 2018 semester at Ellsworth Community College, Iowa Falls, Iowa. To be eligible, students must earn 12 or more graded credits with at least a 3.5 GPA.
Iowa Lakes Community College names honor...
Luverne student graduates from
St. Olaf College
Jonathon Vajgrt, son of Terry and Michelle Vajgrt, Luverne, graduated magna cum laude with a degree in chemistry from St. Olaf College, Northfield, at the Spring 2018 commencement ceremony.
Thier earns degree from Clarke
Austyn Thier, Adrian,...
Luverne High School senior Hans Bakken was recently named a “commended student” in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program.
Bakken joins about 34,000 other commended students throughout the U.S. He placed in the top 50,000 scorers among the more than 1.6 million students who entered the 2018...
Prekker graduates from SMSU
Alizabeth Prekker, Luverne, graduated from Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall following spring semester. She earned an associate’s degree in liberal arts and sciences.
Winter named ‘Best of Class’ at UMD
Luverne High School 2017 graduate Brandon Winter received the prestigious “Best of Class” scholarship at the University of Minnesota, Duluth, where he will be a freshman this fall.
The scholarship is awarded to first-year students who rank in the top 1 or 2 of...