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Northfield Named 2nd Best Small Town In U.S.

Northfield, Minnesota was just named one the second best small town in the country, according to newly released rankings. The town, which houses St. Olaf and Carleton Colleges, ranked among the best locales “that inspire both creativity and activity.”

07/22/2014

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Estonian President To Speak At St. Olaf College

The president of Estonia speaks at St. Olaf College in Northfield this weekend. Toomas Hendrick Ilves will receive an honorary degree and speak to St. Olaf’s graduating class on Sunday.

05/24/2014

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Gustavus, Luther Hire New Presidents

Gustavus Adolphus College has named its next president, and for the first time in the school’s 152-year history, that president is a woman. Rebecca Bergman will be Gustavus’ 17th president when she takes over on July 1.

02/28/2014

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St. Olaf Among Midwest’s ‘Most Haunted’ Campuses

Most of the time, when college students are up all night, it’s because they need to study for the next day’s big test. But there’s one Minnesota college where some students might find themselves for a much more frightening reason.

01/24/2014

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Best College Productions To See This Year In Minnesota

Catch a budding thespian on the rise at a Minnesota college theater production.

10/14/2013

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Beyond Bounds: Plain Cheerios Fuel St. Olaf’s First-Year Phenom

The first-year came in first. After 251 of the region’s best cross country athletes darted through the serene arboretum surrounding St. Olaf College, Noelle Olson — who had just started college mere weeks beforehand — came out on top.

10/05/2013

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Genocide Took His Parents, Now St. Olaf Gives Him Hope

In the baggage claim of MSP International Airport balloons, signs and nervous anticipation greeted a young man with a simple dream. At 21, Norbert Abayisenga was on his first ever flight, from his native Rwanda to Minnesota.

09/06/2013

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St. Olaf Coach Olszewski In Hunt For Augustana Gig

Augustana College in South Dakota has named 3 finalists for its vacant head football coach position.

12/03/2012

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Mpls. Lutherans Elect 1st Female Bishop In Minn.

Minneapolis-area Lutherans have elected the first female bishop in Minnesota to lead the nation’s largest Lutheran synod.

02/18/2012

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Charges: Woman Stole College Students’ Credit Cards

A woman has been charged with stealing credit cards from Bethel College students and then using them to buy gift cards at various Twin Cities stores.

10/07/2011

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St. Olaf College Student Named Miss Minnesota

A St. Olaf College student has been crowned Miss Minnesota.

06/19/2011

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MN Private Colleges Week Preview, June 20-24

During the lazy days of summer, college visits are ususally the last thing on high school students’ mind and the first thing on parents’ minds. But for one week, high school students and their parents can set aside differences and attend bite-sized information sessions at 17 private colleges throughout Minnesota during Minnesota Private Colleges Week (MPCW), June 20-24.

06/17/2011

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