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1961: Worthington Area Does Not Support Common Effort to Back New School

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1960: Teamsters Back SW-College Proposal

The Teamsters were backing a college proposal for Worthington in 1960. I believe this eventually became the U of M Morris–is this correct? Edit: Nope, one of our commenters, Sundown, says: I think it was Southwest State in Marshall that … Continue reading

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1960: Shorthand, Typewriting, Oil Painting at Minnesota West

Worthington Junior College (now Minnesota West) offered all kinds of cool classes in 1960.

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1939: Search for Missing Teacher Continues

W.E. Davenport, a college teacher, went missing in 1939. I did search the papers that followed the one in which this sad little tale was printed, but I could not find out what happened to Mr. Davenport. Does anyone know?

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1960: Can’t Afford College?

In 1960, there were actually people who could afford college. This may seem odd to some of the students today, who, even if they hold full-time jobs and take an extra part-time job over the summer, cannot hope to pay … Continue reading

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1945: Junior College Graduating Class

Members of the junior college graduating class receiving diplomas at commencement exercise in 1945 were: Dorothy Johnson, Gloria Kinsman, Audree Anderson, Rose Tofteland, Betty Jean Hagge, Martha Cresswell, Edna Royer, Rushmore, Alyce Hollem, and Christine Ronlund. Also receiving diplomas were Wendel … Continue reading

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1984: Three area vocational schools plan to merge

The origins of Minnesota West Community and Technical College, from 1984: Three area vocational schools plan to merge Donna Lee Olson Staff Writer TRACY – Three Area Vocational Institutes announced Monday that they will merge into one regional system. THe … Continue reading

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