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...a GPA of 3.5 or higher.Jedidiah McGlasson of Kenai received a bachelor of arts degree from Saint Mary's University of Minnesota on May 9 in Winona. The Kenai Peninsula Builders Association is pleased to announce the 2015 Shelby Johnson Memorial...
Lawn-care basics: how much to cut, irrigate, fertilize

...and garden is essential to the first impression," said Schmidt.Online:For more about lawn care, see this University of Minnesota Extension website: can contact...
Ostrander signs collegiate letter of intent

...We're excited to see where she goes." Theisen said he also made visits to South Dakota School of Mines and University of Minnesota-Duluth, but made the decision to run in South Dakota on Monday, when he verbally committed to Black Hills...
What others say: NCAA goes overboard with punishment

...and the loss of a handful of scholarships, among other things - is strikingly reminiscent of those that hit the University of Minnesota's basketball team over an academic cheating scandal that took place over five years in the late 1990s. In that...
Former quarry provides ice-climbing thrills

...trips coordinator for the University of Minnesota's outdoor program. He...State University and the University of Minnesota-Duluth.Griffith said...and teaches climbing at the University of Minnesota. "If you go to a rock climb...

...neonicotinoid insecticides, which are used to protect corn and other crops but are also commonly used in urban settings.University of Minnesota bee expert Marla Spivak, who is working with a new team of university scientists looking for answers, told Minnesota...
Private cave collection a hobby, passion

...It's unbelievable down there," he said.E. Calvin Alexander Jr., an earth sciences professor at the University of Minnesota, describes Ackerman as both a friend and "one of the most Type A personalities that I've run into in a long...
Uncoordinated parents, take heart

...feel ill-equipped to handle this potentially pivotal chapter in their kids' lives. But in her work at the University of Minnesota's Tucker Center for Research on Girls and Women in Sports, she's found that parents like Cooper actually...
Rich Lowry: The stupid hounding of Condi Rice

...the wrong cause should be banishment.When the University of Minnesota invited her to give a lecture as part of a series...This time, it is failing. The leaders of the University of Minnesota, Rutgers and Dropbox have refused to dump Rice...
Naturalist shares tips for nature photos

...specialty - shooting Minnesota's North Woods - first as a biology and American Indian studies student at the University of Minnesota-Duluth, and then working in Jay Cooke and Gooseberry Falls state parks and at Grand Portage National Monument...


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