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.
Blue Earth County
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- Update: Drug death suspects charged with murder Tyler Caputo and James Inman have been charged with aiding and abetting murder for the synthetic drug death of Louis Folson.
- Michael Foods being bought Michael Foods has a large facility in Gaylord that raises hens and processes eggs and a smaller egg plant in Le Sueur.
- Reporter's Notebook: Music therapy licensure stalled The bill was stopped in its tracks by a costly new licensing system just for music therapists, who would have to pay $4,575 each to get licensed.
Update: Football players, Hoffner ready to practice again (video)
At a news conference Thursday involving Hoffner, associate head coach Aaron Keen, MSU athletic director Kevin Buisman and player representative Sam Thompson, all parties said they are ready to move forward with the program and play football.
- Children's Museum, GAC partnership earns award The college's Center for Developmental Science has been working with the museum for the past five years
- Mom, son accused of assisting runaway A Little Falls mother and son, Mary Koran and Joshua Childs, are facing criminal charges for allegedly helping a 16-year-old North Mankato girl run away from home.
- North Mankato man accused of burning girlfriend Leroy Ryrie, 37, was charged this week with two counts of second-degree assault involving substantial bodily harm and use of a dangerous weapon.
- Former Watonwan County investigator sentenced Jeffrey Matthews, 54, was originally charged with felony theft by swindle and misconduct of public officer, a gross misdemeanor offense.
- Freight truck jack-knifes near Le Sueur Truck driver Kenric Fisher of Greenboro, N.C., injured when semi jackknifes on Highway 169.
- Mankato area job numbers up 2.1 percent in March There were 54,793 jobs in the Mankato-North Mankato Metropolitan Statistical Area, up 1,120 from March of 2013.
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