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j. THE WALSH COUNTY PRESS WEDNESDAY, JULY I, 2015 :- Page 7 Void named to dean's;list DULUTH, Minn. -..--- The Uni- The five colleges within UMD versity of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) are: has annotmced its Dean's List for College of Education and Hu- Spring Semester 2015. Students man Service Professions (CEHSP) on the Dean's List have achieved a College of Liberal Arts (CLA) grade point average of 3.5 or high- College of Science and Engi- or. Area recipients include: Park neering (SCSE) River student Sadie Fold, JR, Ed- School of Business and Eco- ucation & Human Service Pro, In- nomics (LSBE) tegr Elem and Spec Ed. School of Fine Arts (SFA) UNIVERSITY OF ~|INNESOTA, CROOKSTON Area students CROOKSTON, Minn. -- The Office of the Registrar at the Uni- versity of Minnesota Crookston recently annotmced its list of spring 2015 graduates. Students complet- ed their degree requirements during earn degrees- ated with a Bachelor of Science de- gree in Agronomy. The University of Minnesota Crookston now delivers 31 bache- lor's degree programs, 22 minors, and 36 concentrations on campus as spring 2015, well as 14 degree programs entire- The University of Minnesotaly online. These degrees are offered Crookston enrolls approximately in the areas of agriculture and nat- 1,800 full-time students and is ac- ural resources; business; liberal credited by the North Central As- sociation of Colleges and Schools. arts and education; and math, sci- The U of M, Crookston is a four- once and technology. With an on- year baccalaureate degree granting rollment of 1,800 undergraduates institution, dedicated to learning, from more than 20 countries and 40 discovery and engagement in north- states, the Crookston campus offers west Minnesota. a supportive, close-knit atmosphere Kaleb Dahlgren of Fordvillethat leads to a prestigious Univer- graduated with a Bachelor of Sci- sity of Minnesota degree. "Small once degree in Agricultural Business Campus Big Degree." To learn Dustin Sobolik of Pisek gradu- more, visit Torfin graduates from BSC BISMARCK, N.D. -- Speaker was Landon Schmeichel. Johnathon Torfin of Park River The 2015 BSC Commencement graduated from Bismarck State Ceremony was recorded and is College with a A.A.S. in Power available for download on BSC's Plant Technology during the col- iTunes U site. lege's 75th Commencement Core- Bismarck State College, an in- many on May 15, 2015 at the Bis- marck Event Center. novative community college in The 2015 Commencement Bismarck, N.D., offers high quail- Speaker was Dr. Larry C. Skogen, ty education, workforce training, Interim Chancellor of the North and enrichment programs reaching Help Wanted FARGO, ND. -- Over 50 stu- dents from Cavalier, Crystal, Ed- inburg, and Minto recently explored local rivers and lakes of northeast North Dakota with kayaks to get an on-the-water per- spective of their watershed. As part of an overall River Watch wa- tershed education program, this River Explorers activity provides opportunity for Students to observe and document local watershed conditions. Students use water- proof geotagging cameras to take pictures above and below the water surface to document plants, birds, and shoreline habitat. Stu- dents and teachers also gain an ap- preciation of the recreational activities that are right in their backyard and are in touch with local Resource Managers about what they observe while paddling. The teams explored local lakes and paddled up into their respec- tive tributary rivers following rains of mid-May that had brought Dakota University System and the local and global communities. For fbrmer and future BSC President. more information, visit bismarck- water levels up. ValleY-Edinburg River Watch team paddling up into The Student Commencement state,edu i .... , middle school students and Cava- 8,Branch Park River from Homme Reservoir and tile contributing dents from Valley-Edinburg in mid- Tongue River upstream of Ice- Park River Area Schools has an opening for an Assis- tant Cook. Salary is $10-12 per hour DOE. Deadline for applications is July 6. Interested applicants should complete District application and submit to: Kirk Ham- Superintendent Park River Area School Box 240 Park River. ND 58270 District applications can be found at Basement and Crawl Space. 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Sun-basking painted turtles Dakota Natural Resource Censer- were popular sightings plus lots of vation Service provided key fund- warblers along the shoreline and a ing for this North Dakota pilot flock of white pelicans that al- project with local funding from the lowed students to get very close Pembina County Water Resource before they took fligtit. All stu- District The watershed education dents responded with a hearty program tbr middle and high "Yes!" when asked if they would school students has been operating like to do more kayak exploration in northwest Minnesota since oftheirlocalwaters. 1995, with 25 MN schools in- This is the schools second year valved. A contingent of Manitoba of participation in the Red River schools in the Red River Basin has Basin River Watch program coor- also become involved with the dinated by the International Water program in recent years. hastitute. Larimore, also part of the The North Dakota River Watch program, kayaked the Larimore teams engage in water quality Reservoir and upstream into the monitoring, macroinvertebrate South Branch Turtle River in identification, snow and frost 2014. The Red River Joint Water depth data collection, River Ex- Your source for Happy Happenings. plorers kayak explorations, and poster presentations highlighting their local watershed at an Annual River Watch Forum with other schools in the Red River Basin. These activities are designed to ed- ucate students about watersheds, increase critical thinking skills, and to ultimately start fcrrming the next generation of decision mak- ers with a growing knowledge of watershed science. Chris Nelson, NRCS District Conservationist for Pembina County, shared his appreciation to the Cavalier students before they took off on their kayak exploration of Lake Renwick, noting, "Thanks lbr llelping motiitor our local rivers and your interest in learning more and sharing information about our valuable water resources." For more information about the Rive]: Watch program, contact Asher Kingery of the International Water Institute at asher@iwinst. org or at 701-331-9259. lounty Press 284-6333 LOAN OFFICER Cavalier, .o I so Much...So Close/ II I [ Pembina County Memorial Hosiptal II I We are seeking a full-time Loan Officer to join ourAg- / Wedgewood Manor ]][ CountrYcustomerteam inrelationshipsthe Cavalier andffiCe'provideYu willcustomer_WOrk to on ,ui., II IfOcused financial sOlutiOns tailOred tO their specific customer needs. 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