Six Jordan residents graduated in 2014 from Minnesota State University in Mankato: Christopher Hanek, bachelor's, community health, cum laude; Hannah Hooper, bachelor's, exercise science; Matthew Houser, bachelor's, automotive engineering tech; Alexander LaMoore, bachelor's, mechanical engineering; Scott Luce, bachelor's, biology (ecology), cum laude; and Jennifer Wagner, bachelor's, mass communications. Hannah Trosen of Jordan graduated with a bachelor's, magna cum laude, from the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks, N.D. Michael Andrew Gower of Jordan graduated with a bachelor's in arts, communication (speech communication), Cum Laude, from the University of Wisconsin in Oshkosh. Erica Trabingm of Prior Lake graduated with a bachelor's in political science from Bemidji State University. Amy Smith of Jordan was named to the Columbia College dean's list for the May-July 2014 and August-October 2014 sessions. To be named to the dean's list a student must have completed 12 semester hours in a 16-week period and achieved a minimum GPA of 3.5 on a four-point scale. Smith studies at Lake County Campus, Ill.
Thanks to the Scott County library system, Scott County now has a new tool available to both help efforts to attract new businesses to the community and possibly offer a huge benefit to existing businesses, home businesses, and start-up businesses.
Mike Hodnick sits at the intersection of music and computer programming code. There aren’t many others hanging out in this neck of the woods, but the 38-year-old Chaska composer is among those leading the charge in the U.S.