Blue Earth County
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI — Leslie Meyer, daughter of Kendall and Rod Meyer of Mankato, graduated with college honors from Washington University May 18.
Meyer is a 2003 graduate of Mankato East High School.
MANKATO — The Zonta Club of Mankato awarded their 2006-2007 Zontian of the Year Award to Judy Arzdorf.
This award recognizes a Zontian who, by her leadership and service to Zonta and the community has exemplified the Zonta Code in an outstanding way.
Arzdorf has been an active member of Zonta for 20 years and an outstanding volunteer in the greater Mankato community. She is active in numerous professional organizations and in local government.
Arzdorf is the director of program services at the Harry Meyering Center.
The following officers and board of directors were also installed for the 2007-2008 year: President Sonja Jacobsen, Vice President Margaret Snaza, Recording Secretary Sara Anderson, Corresponding Secretary Lisa Boelter, Treasurer Loretta Wolthuis, Director Barb Bergman, Director Nancy Hiniker, Director Barb Scott and Director Darcy Young.
University of St. Thomas
ST. PAUL — The following students were named to the Dean’s List at the University of St. Thomas for the 2007 spring semester: Mankato: Patrick Donohoe, Kelly Hulwi, Christopher Miller, Rachel Osdoba, Chelsey Seys, and Joshua Ward; Amboy: Eric Grover; Lake Crystal: Allison Hepworth; Madison Lake: Cortney Dirks and Nicole Willette.
APPLETON, WIS. — Mark Determan, son of Dan and Pam Determan of Mankato, graduated cum laude from Lawrence University. Determan is a 2002 graduate of Mankato West High School.
ST. PAUL — Andrew Konechne of Mankato presented a research project at St. Paul’s Research and Scholarship Symposium at Concordia University April 25.
This event recognizes students who have completed research projects during the academic year.
Konechne presented Sources of Police Stress in the Greater Mankato Area and received a participation award for taking part in the symposium.
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More than 1,500 people received free dental care during the Mission of Mercy at the Verizon Wireless Center on Friday and Saturday.
- Hebrink named new AgStar president Hebrink has been serving as interim CEO after AgStar recently announced the retirement of Paul DeBriyn.
Adams Street roundabout opens (video)
There were no crashes but plenty of illegal driving as Mankatoans made their first run through a multi-lane roundabout Friday night.
- Other drug death cases moving forward The cases are proceeding for the three people facing charges, along with Tyler Caputo, for the drug deaths of two Mankato residents.
- Judge: Teacher's statement admissible A judge has ruled a statement teacher Robert Shoemaker provided to the St. Peter High School principal is admissible in court.
- State auditor faces primary challenge Otto, Entenza seeking right to challenge Republican
- Drug murder suspect remains on the lam Tyler Caputo forfeited a $190,000 bond by not appearing a court hearing for third-degree murder charges related to two drug deaths.
- Nation's largest summer speech camp wrapping up Forensics students from 15 states, Bulgaria attending Summer Speech Institute.
- 8 cattle still roaming near Le Sueur Part of herd that escaped a week ago.
- Krohn: New tech term not putting me on cloud nine Enthusiasm for cloud computing has dissipated.
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