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Manufacturing is hot career choice, notes Klobuchar

February 26, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

It was hard to tell who was more excited Friday: Douglas Machine leaders who escorted U.S. Senator Amy Kloubchar through the company’s facilities or Klobuchar, who was impressed with what she learned. Continue Reading

People urged to consider court reporting as a career

February 19, 2013 in DL-Online

Tracy Bennett enjoys her job as a court reporter because she gets a continuing education in criminal, civil and family law, as well as learning the latest developments in the medical and insurance industries and a variety of other topics. Continue Reading

Careers up close: Health and trades fair gives students hands-on experience

November 14, 2012 in The Jamestown Sun

Power tools whirred under students’ control Tuesday at the Jamestown Civic Center while less than 20 yards away EMTs showcased what medical procedures can be done in an ambulance.
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New accountability school plan makes college and career readiness a focus

August 25, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE College and career readiness will become an increasingly important factor in judging performance of South Dakota public high schools under the new accountability system approved by the state Board of Education.
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Area students get a taste of careers in science fields

March 28, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

Bioscience conference starts today
WORTHINGTON For the fourth year now, several community entities have collaborated to provide high school students an opportunity to explore science-related fields. Continue Reading

More young entrepreneurs see opportunity … in farming

December 21, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

While fresh demographic information on U.S. farmers won’t be available until after the next agricultural census is done next year, there are signs more people in their 20s and 30s are going into farming: Enrollment in university agriculture programs has increased, as has interest in farmer-training programs. Continue Reading

Business program planned Wednesday in Mitchell

November 3, 2011 in The Daily Republic

“My Biggest Break,” a presentation by business owners, will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 9, at Logan Luxury Theatre, Mitchell.
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Say YES! to a head start in clean energy

January 22, 2011 in West Central Tribune

It was for a practical reason that architect Andrew Bjur of Engan and Associates in Willmar put in the effort to add “LEED certified” to his list of credentials. Continue Reading

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Program leads kids to arts, writing

January 12, 2011 in INFORUM

Marketplace, Beautiful Women of North Dakota form partnership

Marketplace for Kids is partnering with Beautiful Women of North Dakota on an initiative to encourage young people to explore careers in creative writing and the arts. Continue Reading