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What's Up Outdoors: A weekend to look forward to
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DNR invites public to attend deer open houses
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A rare genetic aversion to sweets could be key to fighting obesity
Public canneries help food lovers save the season. So why are they disappearing?
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August 10, 2018
Reader Opinion: Observations of candidates for the primary
I will share my observations of candidates running from both political parties for Tuesday's primary election. For attorney general, I have known DFLer Tom Foley for 40 years. In 1989, Foley was the only elected official who testified in support of my stiffer-penalties bill for violent...
August 10, 2018 - 1:30am
August 9, 2018
CLC instructor meets Paul Ryan
Steve Wenzel, political science instructor at Central Lakes College, recently attended an event in Minneapolis where he met U.S. House Speaker...
August 9, 2018 - 1:00pm
April 20, 2018
CLC's Rosenmeier Forum showcases life of renowned Iron Range judge
Attorney and author Roberta Walburn will discuss her new book, "Miles Lord: The Maverick Judge Who Brought Corporate America to Justice" at the...
April 20, 2018 - 12:00pm
February 9, 2018
Nolan's singular career draws to close: 8th District rep will not run again
As the last of the "Watergate Babies" exits the U.S. House of Representatives and bids farewell to Capitol Hill, he can look back at a historically...
February 9, 2018 - 10:35pm
CLC instructor watches D.C. hearings
Central Lakes College political science instructor Steve Wenzel recently spent time attending and observing hearings in Washington. D.C. Wenzel...
August 9, 2017 - 10:00am
April 13, 2017
Guest Opinion: Innovation fuels farmers forward in Minnesota
Across the nation, innovation is driving progress and everyday entrepreneurs are building the next generation of services we didn't even know...
April 13, 2017 - 7:30am
April 12, 2017
CLC students, instructor, attend building dedication
Two Central Lakes College students and an instructor attended the dedication of Wefald Hall at Kansas State University on April 1. Students Trevor Lyon and Brendon Loch were joined by instructor Steve Wenzel from the political science department. Wefald Hall, an all-purpose $83 million...
April 12, 2017 - 5:05am
January 20, 2017
Local politicos attend Trump inauguration
Several notable Brainerd area residents got to see Pres. Donald Trump take the oath of office, courtesy of U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan's office.
January 20, 2017 - 6:15pm
October 13, 2016
CLC announces next Rosenmeier Forum
The next Rosenmeier Forum, titled "Political Leadership: The way it ought to be," will be 7-9 p.m. Oct. 26 in the Chalberg Theatre, Central Lakes College Brainerd campus. Speakers Roger Moe, former Majority Leader of the Minnesota Senate, and Steve Sviggum, former Speaker of the Minnesota...
October 13, 2016 - 8:29pm
September 20, 2016
Voters to decide how Minnesota lawmaker pay is set
Lost in the cavernous black hole of 2016 presidential politics is an amendment that would change the way state lawmakers are paid—if voters...
September 20, 2016 - 9:45pm
May 24, 2016
CLC instructor meets Kenyan ambassador
Steve Wenzel, political science instructor at Central Lakes College, was a guest at a recent Books for Africa event, where he spoke with Kenya's...
May 24, 2016 - 10:14pm
May 4, 2016
CLC instructor honored by students
Central Lakes College political science instructor Steve Wenzel was recently named Outstanding Faculty Member of the Year after receiving 21...
May 4, 2016 - 6:52pm
April 27, 2016
CLC instructor meets second Bush
Central Lakes College political science instructor Steve Wenzel met and talked with former President George W. Bush at a recent event at the...
April 27, 2016 - 8:33pm
March 31, 2016
CLC announces next forum speakers
The next Central Lakes College Rosenmeier Forum is 7 p.m., April 18, in the Chalberg Theatre at CLC's Brainerd campus. The forum, "The Future...
March 31, 2016 - 8:30pm
March 27, 2016
Reader Opinion: Lundblad for District 9A
In the race for state representative for Cass, Todd and Wadena counties, I was pleased to see Larry Lundblad is a candidate. I know him to be a person of outstanding character and integrity. He'll be an excellent legislator for District 9A. Lundblad brings to his candidacy the personal...
March 27, 2016 - 11:13pm