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DWU donors tell how white bikini sparked long, successful marriage

October 1, 2011 in The Daily Republic

To a full house at Dakota Wesleyan University on Friday, philanthropist couple Fritz and Glenda Corrigan told how glandular attraction provided the spark that would grow into a successful 42-year marriage and a life of giving.
The Corrigans’ talk, “The White Bikini,” was part of the Opperman Distinguished Alumni Lecture series at the Sherman Center. It shared the values that made the couple a powerhouse team.
The Corrigans, of Edina, Minn., recently donated $5 million toward the new Glenda K. Corrigan Health Sciences Center.
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UND Norwegian teacher Brekke honored as ‘driving force’ behind book collection

August 30, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Arne Brekke, a longtime teacher of his native Norwegian language at UND, has been honored by the North Dakota Library Association for his work developing the Chester Fritz Library’s Norwegian Bygdebok Collection. Continue Reading

County crews are prepared for whatever Mother Nature tosses them

December 30, 2010 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR With a wild weather forecast that was changing by the hour, Kandiyohi County highway crews weren’t sure what they’d have to tackle on the roads this holiday weekend so they prepared for just about everything.
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