Senior David Zapata Knows His Turf

A scholarship for David Zapata, Harvard, Ill., served as confirmation; he chose the right major. The golf and turf management senior transferred to the University of Minnesota Crookston after he received a mailing from the Office of Admissions.  “I was a business major and studying online at another institution, but when I saw golf and…
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Barbara Keinath, Ph.D., Relishes Leadership Role As Interim Chancellor At The U Of M Crookston

When Barbara Keinath, Ph.D. (in photo, right), was offered the opportunity to serve as interim chancellor at the University of Minnesota Crookston, she followed her own best advice and accepted the role.  “My career path has mostly unfolded as opportunity presented itself and I was willing to take it on,” Keinath says. “All my experiences…
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Royalty, True Grit Award Announced At Ag Arama 2017

Royalty were crowned, students were recognized for achievement, and alumni gathered for the 42nd Annual Ag Arama at the University Teaching and Outreach Center at the University of Minnesota Crookston. This year’s event was dedicated to Associate Professor Margot Rudstrom and the theme for the day was “Better in Boots.” The 2017 Ag Arama Royalty…
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Kiehle Auditorium Murals Focus Of Presentation By Librarian And Public Historian Bill Wittenbreer On Thursday, February 16, 2017, At Noon

The presentation, “The Kiehle Murals: The Art of John Martin Socha,” by Wittenbreer will take place in Kiehle Auditorium and feature history of the WPA arts projects and the muralist John Martin Socha. All are welcome. The murals that grace the walls of the Kiehle Auditorium on the University of Minnesota Crookston campus are 75…
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Fifth Annual Red River Valley Celebration Of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

The fifth annual community-wide Red River Valley Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., will be held on Monday, January 16, 2017.  The theme for the celebration is “Let Freedom Ring: Choose Peace, Civility, & Nonviolence” and includes a Unity Walk followed by a special commemorative program at the University of Minnesota Crookston. All residents…
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