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CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Adam Brody, 35; Julie Taymor, 62; Don Johnson, 65; Tim Conway, 81. TODAY’S BIRTHDAY: Focus on saving money, not giving it away. Your mission this...
TODAY'S BIRTHDAY: Keep your wits about you, especially when it has to do with emotional matters. You can make plenty of significant gains this year, but only if you are...
Submitted by Elizabeth Tollefson University of Minnesota Crookston assistant director, communications Brice Giffen of Deer River, a sophomore at the University of Minnesota Crookston and a natural resources aviation student, recently completed his first student solo flight. His flight instructor is Ali Jaffari, and the milestone flight was completed at the Crookston Municipal Airport. The first solo flight is a significant accomplishment in a pilot’s career and creates a memory that will stay with the student forever.
Submitted by Jenna Ray University of Minnesota Morris editor/writer University of Minnesota, Morris students gathered more than 654 pounds of produce from the campus vegetable garden this harvest season at the University of Minnesota West Central Research and Outreach Center.
Submitted by Sara Mowchan American Cancer Society Relay for Life specialist In honor of outstanding contributions in the fight against cancer, the American Cancer Society recently presented Karl Frisk the Regional Youth Leadership in Action Award during the 2014 Northern Minnesota Leadership Conference in Detroit Lakes. The Youth Leadership in Action Award is presented annually to a young person demonstrating leadership, initiative and creativity in programming that will positively affect youth events. “The American Cancer Society recognizes and appreciates when students ap
Sunrise over Lake Superior by Leif Erikson Park, taken by Kevin Halvorson of Duluth.
EVENTS * An Advent bell concer t featuring Strikepoint begins at 4 p.m. today in Messiah Lutheran Church in Mountain Iron. The all-youth bell choir Class Ring also will perform, along with a vocal and instrumental ensemble from Messiah.
The Lake Superior Squadron 101 of the Commemorative Air Force seeks volunteers to help at the Armed Forces Museum. The squadron is in hangar 101 of the old Duluth Air Base at 4931 Airport Road in Hermantown. Volunteers can be anyone with prior military service who are looking for an opportunity to volunteer, retired airline airframe and powerplant mechanics or retired U.S.
The cast and crew of Superior High School’s One Act team received an All-State award for its performance of the Greek tragedy “Oedipus Rex” at the Wisconsin High School Forensic Association State One Act Festival on Nov. 20-22 at Viterbo University in La Crosse. The play was set in 1939 during the Dust Bowl and Trey Sorensen received an outstanding performance award for his portrayal of Creon.
Labovitz School of Business and Economics at the University of Minnesota Duluth presented five Merit Scholarships for the 2014-15 academic year to students pursuing a master’s degree in business administration. Receiving the scholarships for significant academic achievements and contributions to the UMD MBA program are Karly Bergstedt, Chase Bouman, Jennifer Doebler, Michael Johnston and Kelsi Thompson.