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Making the Grade - February 7, 2013

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University of Minnesota, Crookston

The following Pine River students were named to the fall semester dean’s list at the University of Minnesota, Crookston: Michelle Dickson, majoring in natural resources; and Rachel Johnson, majoring in early childhood education.



Community College

Randy Smieja of Hackensack was named to the fall semester honor’s list at Hibbing Community College.

Minnesota State University Moorhead

The following area students were named to the Minnesota State University Moorhead fall semester dean’s list:

Emalee Arends of Pequot Lakes, 2011 Pine River-Backus graduate majoring in graphic communications; Cassandra Brausen of Hackensack, 2007 Northland High School graduate majoring in early childhood education; Brittney Rother of Pine River, 2007 Pine River-Backus graduate majoring in biology; and Scarlett Rudlang of Pine River, 2009 Pine River-Backus graduate majoring in sociology.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
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