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Central Lakes College students earn honors at SkillsUSA National Championships

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (6/28/21) (Brainerd, MN) — A pair of Central Lakes College students received high honors at the recent SkillsUSA National Championship Competition. Student Benny Minten took 1st place in the Diesel Equipment Technology Contest and Caleb Hasbargen finished 3rd in the Welding Contest. Central Lakes College PSEO Ethan Strong also competed in…
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June 28, 2021 0

Two Central Lakes College welding students place at SkillsUSA competition

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (5/13/21) (Brainerd, MN) — Two Central Lakes College welding students recently earned top honors in the 2020-21 SkillsUSA Minnesota conference. The annual competition brings welding students from across the state to compete in the individual welding competition. CLC PSEO Ethan Strong and student Caleb Hasbargen each earned medals with Hasbargen earning…
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May 13, 2021 0

Central Lakes College to receiver NRCS Grant funding

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (5/12/21) (Brainerd, MN) — Central Lakes College was recently announced as part of a group to receive grant funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). CLC, along with the Minnesota Department of Agriculture and other project partners, will be awarded $3.5 million to implement conservation measures…
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May 12, 2021 0

Central Lakes College to hold 3 Graduation Ceremonies

RELEASE (5/8/21) Central Lakes College graduates will participate in their 2021 commencement ceremonies May 12-14. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the in-person ceremonies will be limited to graduates only, with family and friends invited to watch online via clcmn.edu, YouTube and Facebook. The details of the Ceremonies: Staples campus, 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 12. Student speaker…
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May 9, 2021 0

Central Lakes College NR Program, Baxter NRCS recongized with national award

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (4/23/21) (Brainerd, MN) — Central Lakes College’s Natural Resources Program and the Baxter Field Office of the Natural Resource Conservation Service were recently honored for their outstanding group of volunteers. The Chief’s Field Office National Earth Team Volunteer Award, handed out by the United States Department of Agriculture, recognizes only one…
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April 23, 2021 0

CLC’s Cultural Thursday event to feature Haile Tegegne

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (4/2/21) (Brainerd, MN) — The next Cultural Thursday event hosted by Central Lakes College will give a focus on Ethiopian culture. This free, online webinar will be noon on Thursday, April 8th. Guest speaker Haile Tegegne, born in Ethiopia and lived in Kenya, will speak of his early childhood in northeastern…
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April 2, 2021 0

Central Lakes College adds Human Services degree

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (3/22/21) (Brainerd, MN) — Central Lakes College of Brainerd and Staples will be adding Human Services A.A.S. degree to their vast array of programs beginning the Fall of 2021. This news comes off the heels of recent data from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development showing the employment of…
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March 22, 2021 0

Central Lakes College adds Sauer to FBM program

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (3/16/21) (Brainerd, MN) — Central Lakes College is adding another staff member to their Farm Business Management program. Tricia Sauer will serve as CLC’s new Specialty Crops Farm Business Management instructor in providing technical and economic expertise to specialty crops growers interested in the program. Sauer has a Master of Professional…
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March 16, 2021 0

CLC Cultural Thursday program with Lori-Beth Larsen

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (3/1/21) (Brainerd, MN) — A Central Lakes College instructor will present her experience of growing up in another part of the world for the Cultural Thursday program on Thursday, March 4th. CLC English and Global Studies instructor Lori-Beth Larsen will speak on growing up in Papua New Guinea, which will be…
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March 1, 2021 0

Central Lakes College to expand Farm Business Management program in 2021

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (12/21/20) (Brainerd, MN) — Central Lakes College, in principle, will be expanding their Farm Business Management program from Ridgewater College, which will take place July 1st, 2021. The plan in transition involves Ridgewater College transferring FBM program to CLC as well as Minnesota West Community and Technical College. The collaboration between…
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December 21, 2020 0