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September 4, 2007

NEW: Names & Notables: Week of Sept. 2

Blue Earth County

Leslie Meyer

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.

Zonta Club

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.

Mark Determan

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.

Andrew Konechne

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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