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Local students selected to U of M Twin Cities Dean’s List

MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL – The following students have been named to the 2021 fall semester Dean’s List at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities, the university announced today.  To qualify for the Dean’s List, a student must complete 12 or more letter-graded credits while attaining a 3.66 grade point average. Colfax: Olivia Greenhow, Freshman,…

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Area students receive degrees from UW-River Falls

The following local residents were among 437 students receiving degrees from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls following commencement in December. Bachelor’s degrees were awarded to 395 undergraduates, while 42 students received master’s degrees. At graduation, four types of merit awards are recognized: Senior Merit – Graduating seniors who have maintained a 3.500 grade point for…

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Local students graduate from UW-Stout

MENOMONIE, Wis. (January 31, 2022) – The following students from the area graduated in December 2021 from University of Wisconsin-Stout in Menomonie, Wis. UW-Stout, Wisconsin’s Polytechnic University, has 47 undergraduate majors and 24 graduate programs, including one doctoral degree. UW-Stout, established in 1891, prides itself on the success of its students in the workplace, with…

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Local students graduate from UW-Eau Claire

The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire awarded 678 degrees in December. Of the degrees awarded, 676 were received by students attending the Eau Claire campus and 2 were received by students attending UW-Eau Claire – Barron County. Local students who received degrees and their fields of study are: Colfax: Makayla Mattson, Arts and Sciences, Bachelor of…

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EM schools now able to use new gym, weight room and band room

By LeAnn R. Ralph ELK MOUND  —  Students and staff in the Elk Mound school district are now able to use the new middle school gymnasium and the new high school weight room and band room. Construction on the referendum projects is now entering Phase 2, said Eric Wright, district administrator, during his report on…

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EM school district waiting for start date to begin on-site COVID-19 testing

By LeAnn R. Ralph ELK MOUND  —  Although the Elk Mound Board of Education approved contracting with the Accelerated Diagnostic Laboratory in October to conduct on-site COVID-19 testing, a start date has not yet been determined. An employee from the company will be on-site in the Elk Mound school district to conduct the COVID-19 testing,…

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EM School Board updates coronavirus policy and finalizes budget numbers

By Cara L. Dempski ELK MOUND – On October 25, the Elk Mound Board of Education decided to alter the district’s Covid-19 quarantine policies, according to district administrator Eric Wright, “The EMASD will be working to secure an on-site vendor to administer testing with parent consent. The close contact of a positive school contact will…

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Elk Mound School Board hears quarantine updates

By Cara L. Dempski ELK MOUND — On September 20, the Elk Mound School Board heard from district administrators that there are fewer than five active cases of COVID-19 per building, with approximately 15 students per building in quarantine. The information was presented after a group of district parents led by Shannon Todd, who spoke…

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