Published 9:00 am Saturday, November 23, 2019
Area native completes training
Michael Venem, an Albert Lea High School graduate, completed Leadership Nebraska training.
A commencement ceremony took place in February and honored the 29 individuals who successfully finished the program’s coursework.
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The focus of the program is to enhance leadership skills while expanding knowledge of challenges and opportunities facing the state of Nebraska. According to a press release, the training included six two-day sessions spanning several months in different communities throughout the state.
Different subjects covered in the training included health care, agriculture, education, economic development and government and policy.
U of M in Twin Cities announces dean’s list
The following students have been named to the 2019 spring semester dean’s list at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities: Beau S. Johnsrud, Emery D Morua, Kathryn M. Rasmussen and Jonah Walker of Albert Lea; Elynn Johnson and Elena Schewe of Alden; Ahnik Jensen of Clarks Grove; Jacob Nelson of Ellendale; Katherine Schlitz of Glenville; Alison Pryor of Hollandale; and Erik Olson of New Richland.
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.