People & Events

Pow Wow slated in Mountain Lake

The 85th anniversary of Pow Wow will be held June 14-18 in Mountain Lake. There will be raffles, food, music and more, with the grand parade on Third Avenue being held at 7 p.m. June 17. A free concert by The Jeremy Poland Band will be held 7-9 p.m. June 18 in the City Park. For more information or tickets, call (507) 427-2999 or visit www.mountainlakemn.com

Temperance Lake Ridge to host workshops

The Active Aging programs through Catholic Charities of Southern Minnesota will provide a Powerful Tools for Caregivers workshop series from 9:30-11:30 a.m. for six consecutive Tuesdays beginning June 18 and wrapping up July 23 at Temperance Lake Ridge Senior Living, 410 Fox Lake Ave., in Sherburn. Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a free six-week wellness program for anyone who provides care for a loved one. During the six-session series, participants receive support from trained leaders and other caregivers. Tools will be provided to learn practical skills proven to reduce stress, communicate more effectively, improve self-care, make effective decisions and access community resources for caregivers. Space is limited so please register ASAP. For more information or to register, contact Diana Madsen at Catholic Charities of Southern MN. by calling (507) 459-0426 or email her at dmadsen@ccsomn.org

College News

The following area students were awarded degrees and honors during recent commencement ceremonies at Iowa State University in Ames: Armstrong — Emily Hagebock, bachelor’s degree in psychology (magna cum laude); Dyson Umscheid, bachelor’s degree in agricultural business; Elmore — Alexander Stewart, bachelor’s degree in civil engineering; Fairmont — Cole Huinker, bachelor’s degree in computer engineering (cum laude); Jacob Huinker, master’s degree in information systems; Parker Monsen, bachelor’s degree in kinesiology and health (summa cum laude); Fenton — Mallary Wegener, bachelor’s degree in agricultural studies; Jackson — Bailey Schneekloth, bachelor’s degree in agricultural and life sciences education; Sherburn — Christopher Kahler, bachelor’s degree in agricultural business (summa cum laude); Jonah Mayo, bachelor’s degree in agricultural systems technology (summa cum laude); Swea City — Aric Runge, bachelor’s degree in biology and animal ecology.

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