Board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon Dr. Jennifer Harrington, director of plastic surgery at North Memorial Medical Center Level 1 Trauma Center and adjunct professor at University of Minnesota, recently became the MedSpa Medical Director at The Vein Center Laser Treatment & MedSpa in Sartell. Harrington received her bachelor’s degree from University of California-Riverside. She attended medical school at Loma Linda
Stearns Electric Association’s recently retired CEO Dave Gruenes was recently honored for his 19 years of service to the cooperative and its members. National Rural Electric Cooperative Association’s CEO Jim Matheson presented Gruenes with the NRECA Regional Award for Outstanding Service on Sept. 18 during the group’s meeting in Minneapolis. The award is presented to individuals who have a proven
Three St. Joseph students recently received scholarships from the Central Minnesota Community Foundation in conjunction with CommunityGiving. The students are: Marisa Gaetz, $1,000 from the Bill and Joyce Coborn Memorial Scholarship Fund; Nicholas Gill, $450 from the Dick and Dorothy Putz Scholarship Fund; and Morgan Vouk, $1,000 from the Brian Klinefelter Family Scholarship Fund. The foundation awarded $168,600 in academic scholarships
Bridget Maas, daughter of Madonna and Kevin Maas of Sartell, was recently named to the spring dean’s list at Randolph-Macon College in Ashland, Virginia. She is double majoring in economics and Spanish. Melissa Maas, daughter of Madonna and Kevin Maas of Sartell, was recently named to the spring dean’s list at Loyola University in Chicago. She is majoring in biochemistry.
Rachel Bedel of St. Joseph has been named to the spring semester dean’s list at the University of Minnesota – Morris. To be eligible for the dean’s list, a student must achieve a grade-point average of 3.666 or higher while taking 12 or more graded credits.
Patricia Conrad, a teller at Deerwood Bank, has been promoted to retail manager in the Sartell office. Conrad has worked with Deerwood Bank, formerly Plaza Park Bank, for several years in both the Sartell and Waite Park offices before being promoted to this position. Deerwood Bank has 13 bank locations throughout Minnesota. contributed photo Dr. James DickinsonDr. James Dickinson joined
Two Sartell students recently graduated from Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa. The students and their majors are Brooke Radi, public relations, and Olivia Wassen, English and radio and television producing. Molly Fossen, a 2018 Sartell High School graduate, was the 2017-2018 Minnesota Positive High School Athlete winner for girl’s golf. She was honored at the Twins game on June 20. She will
Two St. Joseph students were recently named to the spring dean’s list at St. John’s University. They are Jacob Hennigs, son of Deann and Mark Hennigs, a junior education major, and Ethan Novacinski, son of Cheryl and Grant Novacinski, a sophomore biology and pre-physician’s assistant major. Gabrielle Martone of St. Joseph recently graduated with a bachelor’s degree in economics and