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New Bat Species Found in Minnesota

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced the discovery of a new bat species in Minnesota. “It’s very exciting to discover a new bat species in the state,” said DNR endangered species coordinator Rich Baker. “The evening bat’s historic range is limited to central...

New Educators Meet with Brainerd Business Community

The idea of connecting business with k-12 schooling and higher education in the Brainerd Lakes Area has many excited to work with the two new education leaders.

Central Lakes College Launches Live Online

Central Lakes College will debut Live Online, allowing students to take a college class from their home. The program coming to campus this fall, allows students to live stream their class from any location, with the ability to interact with both their instructors and classmates....

The New CLC President Hara Charlier Is Getting Comfortable In Her New Position

Central Lakes College new president Hara Charlier has only been in her new position for a week; but she is already making her mark on campus. Part of her daily activities include making herself open and accessible to anyone who enters the CLC doors. She credits the warm welcome...
Posted On Jul. 15 2016

Scholarship Program Enters Second Phase at Central Lakes College

Minnesota State has launched a second phase of the Access to Excellence scholarship campaign to raise $50 million for scholarships. This goal represents the most ambitious scholarship drive in the history of Minnesota State – more than double the goal of the previous scholarship...

CLC Students Handcraft new Paul and Babe Bike Rack in Brainerd

Dynamic duo Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox are now keeping an eye on the bikes of downtown Brainerd. Located on the corner of Laurel and S. Seventh streets, the bike rack features Paul Bunyan, Babe and the iconic historical water tower, all surrounded by a base that resembles a...
Posted On Jul. 7 2016

Local Brainerd Celebrity Joe Plut is Raising over $50,000 for his Scholarship Fund

It’s pretty hard to have a bad day if you run into local Brainerd celebrity Joe Plut around town. He was given the nickname “Mad Hugger” for a reason. Plut is known for giving out daily hugs to everyone he meets. He does it just to spread a little love. This simple...
Posted On May. 31 2016

Golden Apple: The CLC Nursing Students End the Year With Simulation Final

In another year when Kyle walks into a hospital room he will not be introducing himself as a student at Central Lakes College but as a registered Nurse at a hospital. But today his only patient is a simulation doll named Sarah. Central Lakes College used Sarah as a way to give...
Posted On May. 5 2016

CLC leader receives Excellence in Service Award

Central Lakes College Environmental Health and Safety Director Ajeet Yadav was recently recognized for outstanding service by the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system (MnSCU). Yadav was one of eight officials in the MnSCU system to receive the Excellence in Service...

Central Lakes College Showcases the Newest Construction Equipment During Technology Week

During Technology Week contractors all across the state partner with Central Lakes College to give their students the opportunity to learn the latest technology in the construction industry. In the construction industry technology is always changing. One of the latest technology...
Posted On Mar. 30 2016

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