Fred Wood says Crookston has an innovative campus with technology-rich learning. He comes to Minnesota after 26 years at the University of California-Davis, where he earned degrees in chemistry before becoming an administrator.
Richfield High School cancels weekend events after shooting
Two men were shot outside the school's football stadium
Sound of shots, mass panic at Richfield football game streamed live on YouTube
Gunfire caused panic at a varsity football game Friday night.
Gunfire outside stadium halts Richfield/Kennedy football game
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K-9 search leads to $36K fentanyl seizure during traffic stop
A traffic stop was made after the vehicle was seen speeding through the area.
Gov. Walz reacts to Tuesday death of Mankato West student
The governor is a former geography teacher at the high school.
Teen pleads guilty to Minneapolis carjacking, admits to others
The man was yanked out of the vehicle by witnesses before fleeing the scene.
Three plead guilty to roles in murder on Red Lake Reservation
The 2019 murder left another person seriously injured.
Sheriff: Heifer shot and butchered on farmer's pasture near Aitkin
Anyone with information regarding the incident is encouraged to call the Clearwater County Sheriff's Office.
Charges: Man kidnapped woman at gunpoint, forced her to withdraw $1,500
The 56-year-old suspect is accused of forcing the woman to the Seward neighborhood in Minneapolis.
Police arrest suspect in Oakdale after 10-hour standoff
The standoff with police lasted over 10 hours Friday.
Oldest canoe ever found in Great Lakes region excavated in Wisconsin
The boat was recovered in Lake Mendota on Thursday.
U of M Crookston prof not a ‘Millionaire’
But wildlife ecologist John Loegering did win $13,550 on the “Who Wants to be Millionaire” television show that aired Thursday. He decided to take the money instead of risk a wrong answer on this question: Because it’s a symbol of hospitality, what fruit was chosen by Chuck Williams to be the logo of his Williams-Sonoma stores?
U of M Crookston ranks as one of top regional colleges by U.S. News
For a 14th consecutive year, the University of Minnesota Crookston has been named one of the top regional colleges in the Midwest by U.S. News. This year’s ranks Crookston in the top three out of nearly 400 colleges in the region.
U of M officially welcomes new president
A faculty procession and a sense of change accompanied the ceremony to welcome the University of Minnesota's next president. Eric Kaler becomes the university's 16th president. He replaces Robert Bruininks who is retiring his administration post, but will return to teaching.
New MnSCU chancellor to be installed this week
The new chancellor of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system will be formally installed this week in a ceremony at the state Capitol. Chancellor Steven Rosenstone is scheduled to accept the ceremonial medallion during an event Wednesday morning.
New U of M president says professors must innovate or 'step aside'
New University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler says professors with stale or ineffective classes must refresh or step aside. He made the comments during his inauguration as the university’s 16th president. He promises to take on bureaucracy and cut administrative costs for every year he has his post.
U of M offers real-time tracking of buses on Twin Cities campuses
It won't make light-rail construction go away, but new technology may help ease the ride to class at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities campuses. The Campus Connector and other shuttles provide more than 3.7 million rides per year. New QR codes will help riders with smart phones plan their trips more precisely.
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