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CLC Awarded Special Grant

The Minnesota Agricultural Education Leadership Council awarded CLC a grant worth two hundred and fifty thousand dollars to be split over the next two years . This grant is a new program created to support and increase the number of Farm Business Management instructors and...
Posted On Dec. 19 2015

Lakeland Currents 804 – Business Transitions

Host Ray Gildow welcomes Peter Nelson from the Small Business Development Center at Central Lakes College, Dan Frank of the Initiative Foundation, and Richard Jordan from SCORE/Small Business Administration.  The Small Business Administration estimates that 60% of small...

Aquaponics style of Growing Produce is Becoming a More Popular Trend

For some growers the wintertime can be a tough season to grow food. So some planters have decided to turn to a more non-traditional soil less way to grow their food called Aquaponics. The idea has been around for a while however due to more advance technology it has become a more...
Posted On Dec. 12 2015

Farmers Gather at the Farm Forum to Discuss Current Issues

Minnesota farmers gathered today to discuss the different ways they can manage their resources no matter what it is happening in the market. Farming just like any other industry has to keep up with current technology As a consumer the low prices in the market are refreshing...
Posted On Dec. 11 2015

Northwoods Adventure: CLC Hosts First Pow Wow Since 1990

Central Lakes College hosted their first pow wow since 1990. Pow wows are a Native American tradition to bring people together to join in dancing, singing, and the celebration of their culture. As the drums played, and the singing began, the dancers were welcomed by a grand entry...

Women in Welding

Women in welding have been one of a kind in a male-dominated field. According to the 2014 report of the National Center for Welding Education and Training occupation, there are more than 411,000 welding related employees, but only 21 percent are female. By 2024 the report...

CLC Students Create Petition to Protest the Cut of Their Photography Program

That was second year student Matthew Breiter describing the meeting where he found out that his Photo Imaging Technology program at CLC was going to be cut. Central Lakes College announced the decision last week. This was the first year it was on the campus in Brainerd,...
Posted On Nov. 10 2015

CLC Cuts Photo Technology Program

Come spring of 2017 Central Lakes College in Brainerd will be offering one less program. The university started the conversation last spring of examining its program offerings. As a result of the evaluation the university has decided to suspend their photo technology program....
Posted On Nov. 6 2015

CLC Criminal Justice Department Uses State of The Art Software

In the law enforcement industry everyday is different. The criminal justice department at Central Lakes College in Brainerd has started using a one of a kind software called Law Enforcement Criminal Justice Informational System or LETG to help train their students. They have one...
Posted On Nov. 4 2015

Golden Apple: Manufacturing Week

Today not only marks the beginning of the month but the beginning of Manufacturer’s Week in Minnesota. Today guests were invited to the Staples campus of Central Lakes College to kick off the event. Central Lakes College hosted members of the Minnesota Association of Career and...

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