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Governor invited but not committed

While Governor Mark Dayton is a possible addition to the inaugural Ag and Energy Expo on the Staples campus of Central Lakes College on Feb. 18, his attendance is not definite. Organizers are hopeful, and his office has indicated that the schedule may permit an appearance. But so far there …

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Giving kids a smile

Melissa Quintana of Brainerd cleaned the teeth of Kheldon Stich, 6, at Give Kids a Smile Day Thursday (Feb. 3) in the Community Dental Clinic at Central Lakes College in Brainerd. The annual Minnesota Dental Association event throughout the state provides free dental services to about 7,000 children age 3-18, …

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Club co-sponsors candlelight ski

More than a dozen Central Lakes College Natural Resources Club members co-hosted the Mille Lacs-Kathio State Park candlelight ski Saturday, Feb. 12. The students were tasked with lighting the 600 luminaries along more than three miles of groomed ski trails, and on the day after the event, the students picked …

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Students volunteer

The Central Lakes College Student Senate recently provided volunteers from both the Staples and Brainerd campuses to assist with the Confidence Learning Center Winter Special Olympics. Steve Sabin (pictured), Matthew Salge, Sharaea Barrlett-Eggleston, and Samantha Laderer provided assistance to 235 area high school special needs students during events that included …

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Testifying for veteran assistance

Central Lakes College Counselor Don Pfeffer testified Feb. 14 at the Capitol on behalf of a bill carried by State Rep. Bob Dettmer to repeal a sunset provision on a veterans’ higher education assistance program that otherwise in 2012 will end. Lawmakers began the program in 2006. Pfeffer, director of …

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Civic engagement celebration

Central Lakes College on April 20 (Brainerd campus) and 21 (Staples campus) will showcase its civic engagement and service learning projects that have helped the community and technical college achieve placement on the President’s National Honor Roll for Civic Engagement and Service Learning. The Minnesota Campus Compact hosted a workshop …

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American Indian Educators Summit

Central Lakes College and five sister institutions in the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system will co-host the May 2 and 3 American Indian Educators Summit at Grand View Lodge, Nisswa. Among presenters are Dr. Anton Treuer (pictured), Larry Aitken, and Annie Humphrey. Co-hosts are Lake Superior College, Bemidji State …

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Free training

Central Lakes College, working with Rural Minnesota Concentrated Employment, Inc., is offering free training in renewable energy and energy efficiency. For dislocated workers and current business employees, the two-part series starts April 18 in the Business and Industry Center on the Brainerd campus. Space is limited, and there are eligibility …

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Campuses closed Friday

To accommodate the Bridges Career Academies and Workplace Connection Career Exploration Day event on Friday, March 11, with more than 2,300 high school students from 23 schools participating, Central Lakes College campuses in Brainerd and Staples will be closed to the public, except for the Community Dental Clinic and the …

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Health Fair

Central Lakes College Associate Degree nursing students assisted for the second year with hand hygiene education and blood pressure screening at the Brainerd Lakes Health Fair. Students volunteered to assist with taking blood pressures of residents in the Brainerd Lakes community who attended. They also made available written teaching pamphlets …

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