CLC Career Exploration Day

Over a score of high schools flocked to Central Lakes College for their annual Career Exploration Day. The students got to talk to people in Manufacturing, Business, Human Services, Health Sciences, Agriculture and art. One of the industries the Brainerd Lakes Area is struggling...

Rosenmeier Oil, Water and Pipeline Forum

The purpose of the Enbridge Sandpiper pipeline is to take crude oil coming out of western North Dakota and transport them to be refined and used in the United States and Canada. The controversy of the pipeline is where it should run through Minnesota. Enbridge says a more...

IF – Pulitzer Prize Winning Poet Reads at CLC

Pulitzer Prize winner Tracy K. Smith read poetry at CLC today. The Princeton Professor is the final speaker of the 2014 Verse Like Water series. She read several excerpts from her books, including passages from the prize winning “Life on Mars.” Smith says she finds inspiration in...

CLC host forum addressing growing economical and environment conncerns

Economy and the environment in rural Minnesota took center stage Monday at Central Lakes College during a forum featuring Honor the Earth Winona LaDuke. With growing economic and environmental concerns, the forum allowed an expert to answer the community’s questions. A major...

Local med students study at Essentia Health St. Joseph’s Medical Center

Teaching students how to care for future patients. Essentia Health has provided more than 400,000 hours of clinical education last year at their 83 hospitals and clinics across four states. Essentia Health St. Joseph’s Medical Center has contributed about 21,000 hours last year...

CLC Raiders Prep for New Season

The Central Lakes College football team began fall practice this week. The Raiders will look to once again be one of the top teams in the nation, but first they must find a quarterback.
Posted On 07 Aug 2014

Engineering and Manufacturing Camp

Middle and high school students gear up their brains at the Summer Engineering and Manufacturing Camp at Central Lakes College in Staples. 37 campers divide into 18 teams with the ultimate goal of building the only robot to survive a demolition derby at the end of the week....
Posted On 07 Jul 2014

CLC Outstanding Teachers of the Year

  Two Central Lakes College instructors join a total of 30 nominees for the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Outstanding Teachers of the Year. Robotics instructor Nate Peterson and Dental Assisting program director Julie Morgan represent CLC. The MnSCU Board of...
Posted On 18 Apr 2014

Golden Apple: Cultural Thursdays at CLC

  Today at Central Lakes College in Brainerd, the “Cultural Thursdays” monthly series kicked off with a tale from Thailand.    
Posted On 06 Feb 2014

Governor Dayton Bonding bill of nearly $1 billion helps local colleges, parks, trails, and infrastructure.

  Governor Mark Dayton just introduced a $986 million dollar bonding proposal that includes renovations with Central Lakes College, a truck station in Little Falls, and the MN State Community and Technical College in Fergus Falls and Wadena. However, state legislators are...
Posted On 23 Jan 2014

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