Nicole Margaret Mattfeld, of Perham, and August John Rutten, also of Perham, recently graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. A commencement ceremony was held Dec. 16. Mattfeld obtained a bachelor of fine arts degree from the Peck School of the Arts. Rutten obtained a bachelor of science in engineering degree with an emphasis in engineering and applied science.
Local students are receiving degrees today, Thursday, Dec. 20 at a commencement program at Minnesota State University-Moorhead. They are: Kimberley Brill, Vergas, bachelor of arts degree in criminal justice; Cody Gustafson, Perham, bachelor of science degree in computer science; Chelsey Hendrickx, New York Mills, bachelor of science degree in social studies and early childhood education, summa cum laude; and Chelsea Lausten, New York Mills, bachelor of arts in biology.