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Area students earn college degrees

Multiple students from across southwest Minnesota and northwest Iowa have earned recent college degrees at a host of college and universities.

Graduating students from the area include:

Concordia University (Nebraska): Laura Hedstrom, Lakefield

Iowa Lakes Community College: Jessi Roberts, Mallory Miler (cum laude) and Wade McGahan (cum laude), Milford, Iowa; Brandon Anderson (cum laude), Caitlyn Roberts, Keith Alexander, Molly Westemeyer (cum laude) and Nicole Potrament (summa cum laude), Spirit Lake, Iowa.

Rochester Community and Technical College: Jenna Ness, Slayton

University of Iowa: Rachel Van Briesen, George, Iowa

University of Minnesota Crookston: Rachel Hawn, Jackson; Connor Kunkel, Kenneth; Joshua Duerr, Rushmore.

University of Wisconsin-Platteville: Tyler Christopher, Jackson.