Minnesota School of Business

by Kayla Stai Special to the Star News No one shouted, “Move that bus” like they do on the hit ABC TV show “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition.” However, the emotion that was displayed proved there wasn’t a need to move a bus to make the reveal of a new playground dramatic. “I was holding one […]

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The Minnesota School of Business held its Take a Walk in Her Shoes event Thursday, despite the weather, to show support of sexual assault awareness. April is nationally recognized as Sexual Assault Awareness Month. All proceeds from the one-mile walk will go to Rivers of Hope, a local nonprofit advocating to end family violence. Steve […]

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Special to the Star News Pooh bears, cowboys, hobbits and loads of other creatures made their way through the Minnesota School of Business’ first Trunk or Treat at its Elk River campus. The event attracted more than 800 trick-or-treaters who collected candy and trinkets from each of the 15 local businesses that participated. “We were […]

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The Minnesota School of Business’ first Trunk or Treat event will run from 5–7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31, at the school, located next to Coborn’s and behind SuperAmerica. Local businesses will hand out candy. Hot cider and treats will be available inside a haunted house. The deadline for businesses to register to participate is Sept. […]

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by Kayla Stai Special to the Star News A typical work day for a recent Minnesota School of Business graduate included stringing a few new fishing rods, a trip to the local bait shop, and an afternoon navigating clients on Mille Lacs Lake to the best fishing spots. For most Minnesotans, spending their work day […]

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by T.W. Budig ECM Capitol reporter Sen. Julie Rosen, R-Fairmont, and Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen, R-Alexandria stepped out the Senate Chamber shortly after 11 p.m. Wednesday (May 9) and headed down to a committee room where the stadium conference committee was meeting. “I think we have a deal,” said Rosen, pausing on the broad Capitol stairwell […]

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Special to the Star News There is no doubt that going from working nighttime convoy security in Iraq to spending evenings in a classroom in Elk River is a bit of culture shock. But for a recent Minnesota School of Business graduate, it was a welcome adjustment — temporarily, at least. As an Army National […]

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More than 50 participants gathered at Minnesota School of Business Wednesday for the first annual Walk in Her Shoes event to raise awareness of sexual violence. According to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety, every day in Minnesota seven people are raped and 11 others are victims of a sexual offense. Participants, including men, donned […]

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by Jim Boyle Editor The state of Tennessee decides on the number of prison beds it will need down the road by the number of children who can’t read by the end of third grade. Minnesota uses different mathematical formulas, but the same correlation could probably be made. “Reading by third grade is a critical […]

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