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College/School News


Fri, May 4th, 2001
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•Aaron Buzza, son of Kathy and James Buzza of Lanesboro, has been included in this year’s edition of “Who’s Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities”. He is a student at Wartburg College in Waverly, IA.

•Travis Grooters of Harmony was named to the Dean’s List of the College of Liberal Arts and Education at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. To be named, a student must have a GPA 3.75 or higher.

•The following local students graduated from the Rochester Technical and Community College this winter: Laurie Ashe, Heather Kesler, Timothy Stephas, all from Chatfield; Shannon Corcoran and Michele Ekern from Rushford and Karin Howard from Spring Valley.
•Aaron Buzza, son of Kathy and James Buzza of Lanesboro, has been included in this year’s edition of “Who’s Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities”. He is a student at Wartburg College in Waverly, IA.

•Travis Grooters of Harmony was named to the Dean’s List of the College of Liberal Arts and Education at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. To be named, a student must have a GPA 3.75 or higher.

•The following local students graduated from the Rochester Technical and Community College this winter: Laurie Ashe, Heather Kesler, Timothy Stephas, all from Chatfield; Shannon Corcoran and Michele Ekern from Rushford and Karin Howard from Spring Valley.

Fri, May 4th, 2001
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Army Spec. Matthew Thompson, son of Rochert and Kathie Thompson of rural Lanesboro, is a member of a newly designed Army unit. The unit is called the Initial Brigade Combat Team and is being assembled as a lighter, more mobile and fast deploying forc ..... 
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Fri, May 4th, 2001
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Vander Plas~Henry

Fri, May 4th, 2001
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Nicole Marie Vander Plas and Robert John Henry both of Fond du Lac, Wisc. announce their engagement and plans to marry on May 19, 2001.

The future bride is a 1997 graduate of Fillmore Central High School in Harmony, and plans to graduate in 2 ..... 
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Bergo~Dunn

Fri, May 4th, 2001
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Wayne Bergo of Chatfield and Doreen Bergo of Preston are proud to announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter Jessica Jade Bergo to Travis Daniel Dunn, son of Dan Dunn of Zumbrota and Rhonda Dunn of Rochester.

The bride-to-be will gra ..... 
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In praise of small places.

Fri, May 4th, 2001
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First time author Tony Andersen is a true patriot of Minnesota. Born and raised in St. Paul, one gets the impression after reading his recently released book Small Town Minnesota A to Z, (Afton Historical Society Press; 120 pages, $24.95) that he wou ..... 
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The accidental artist

Fri, May 4th, 2001
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For Hong Kong native Peter Mak, the journey to Lanesboro isn't as far as it seems. You see, Mak's exhibition of art work at Cornucopia Art Center has a local connection. Mak's wife is Barbara Tammel, the daughter of Marilyn and Donne Tammel of rural ..... 
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The "Art" of friendship

Fri, May 4th, 2001
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Commonweal Theater Company offers an outstanding execution of French playwright Ms. Yasmina Reza’s "Art." But don’t let the title fool you. The subject of modern art is a guise for a candid explorat ..... 
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Book Review: Recently released Minnesota books

Fri, May 4th, 2001
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Last month I attended the annual convention of the Upper Midwest Bookseller Association in downtown St. Paul, a gathering of authors, publishers and independent booksellers.

I was impressed, as I was last year, by the number of fine books of ..... 
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