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March 9, 2017
College loan aid examined as way to help Greater Minnesota
ST. PAUL — Molly O'Neill loves being back home, even though her home lacks running water. It is just that with $500 monthly college loan payments, she said that she cannot afford plumbing in her Lutsen home in far northeastern Minnesota. "This is a problem that is not going...
March 9, 2017 - 11:00am
February 10, 2016
Six Tiger seniors sign national letters of intent
Six Farmington seniors signed their national letters of intent at a ceremony last Wednesday at Farmington High School. Gavin Bassett will continue his football career at the United States Military Academy in West Point, New York. Two of his teammates will also continue their football...
February 10, 2016 - 9:15am
October 18, 2015
Student voices: A bittersweet year
So many people have told me, “enjoy your senior year” and, “it goes so fast!” and even though we are only a little over a month into the school year, I can certainly attest to that. It is so much easier said than done to enjoy every moment of the school year, and although...
October 18, 2015 - 6:14am
October 7, 2015
Taubenheim wins honors at UND
On Monday, Big Sky officials named University of North Dakota sophomore Reid Taubenheim the ROOT SPORTS Big Sky Special Teams Player of the Week. Taubenheim, a former Farmington High School football standout, went 4-for-4 on field goals and his 29-yarder early in the fourth quarter...
October 7, 2015 - 12:46pm
July 1, 2015
Magalis wins NSISC Diver of the Year award
St. Cloud State University senior diver Tyler Magalis, a state dive champion at Farmington High School, was recently named the 2014-15 New South Intercollegiate Swim Conference Men's Diver of the Year. Magalis was named the NSISC Diver of the Week four times during the season and...
July 1, 2015 - 10:11am
April 8, 2015
Farmington grad Elmer a Scholar All-American at St. Olaf
Farmington alum Carl Elmer was one of three St. Olaf wrestlers given Scholar All-America honors. Elmer, an exercise science major, was the lone competitor for the Oles at the Division III National Championships in March and finished with an overall record of 23-7.
April 8, 2015 - 1:37pm
May 16, 2012
Davis sets new personal best at Big 10 Championships
Farmington alum Trey Davis set a new personal-best in the shot put at the Big 10 Outdoor Championships last weekend in Madison. Davis finished sixth with a toss of 60 feet, 1 3/4 inches. The toss ranks eighth-best in Minnesota history. The Gophers finished seventh as a team with...
May 16, 2012 - 11:38am
November 9, 2011
Habeck named NSIC Freshman of the Year
2011 Farmington graduate Katie Habeck was recently named first-team all-conference and Freshman of the Year by the Northern Sun Intercollegiate...
November 9, 2011 - 9:53am
October 6, 2011
UMD football: Eich, Harper continue Bulldogs' tradition of excellence at safety
Cody Eich wanted to play wide receiver coming out of high school in Farmington in 2007, but everywhere he went, coaches envisioned him as a college...
October 6, 2011 - 10:40am
December 18, 2010
Farmington's Eich, Rosemount's Vogler heroes in Minnesota-Duluth's D-II championship
Two area players had a big impact on Saturday's Division II national championship football game in Florence, Ala. Rosemount graduate Chase Vogler...
December 18, 2010 - 2:53pm
October 31, 2009
Record 11.5 million Americans age 18-24 opt for higher education
Some are there because of the recession, and others despite it. Regardless, more young Americans than ever are in college -- especially community...
October 31, 2009 - 8:04am
October 26, 2009
Grants save college careers
ST. PAUL -- It was a rough summer for Alyssa Courneya. The young Alexandria, Minn., woman did not know where she would go to school this fall. Then, near the end of summer, she received the news she wanted to hear: A federal Pell college grant was headed her way, meaning she could...
October 26, 2009 - 7:12am
October 13, 2009
Students tell Franken of financial woes
MINNEAPOLIS -- Paul Strain said his family supports his college career, emotionally at least. But when it comes to money, he told U.S. Sen....
October 13, 2009 - 7:12am
April 23, 2009
Bill holds tuition increases down
ST. PAUL - Minnesota representatives told state-run colleges and universities to hold tuition increases to a minimum the next two years. A bill...
April 23, 2009 - 7:32am
April 20, 2009
Senators approve college budget cuts
ST. PAUL - State-run colleges and universities' budgets would be cut under a bill senators reluctantly passed 41-23 Friday. Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system schools would receive 3 percent less in the next two-year budget than they receive now. The University of Minnesota's...
April 20, 2009 - 7:51am