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After graduating from Northern, Brian Schutt went to work building custom homes in Dallas but soon, concerns over the economy prompted him to seek a more steady job.

Schutt was also remodeling homes on the side with a Dallas County District Attorney Investigator, who suggested he hire on with a police department.

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During the pandemic, several NSU alums have made a big difference in the fight against COVID-19:

 

Andrew Rehder, 3M Plant Manager 

Andrew Rehder, manager of 3M Co. in Aberdeen, S.D., got the call from headquarters on Tuesday, Jan. 21. He gathered about 20 managers and supervisors into a conference room, where they sat, unworried, less than 6 feet apart. Rehder told them that a new virus was spreading rapidly from China and that 3M was expecting demand for protective gear to jump.

Around the world, spring 2020 was a season of change – rapid, unpredictable and unprecedented change.

Wolves Country is no exception. Students left for spring break thinking they would return in a week, but the spread of the COVID-19 virus led to uncertainty and upheaval. After a spring and summer of online courses, classes are scheduled to resume in-person this fall.

While spring 2020 will always be the season when people learned to navigate life during a pandemic, at Northern, it has also been a season of other lessons learned:

NSU Facilities Manager Monte Mehlhoff has issued a regional sports complex construction update.

The city continues storm sewer work south of the Barnett Center.

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Welcome to the NSU News Update - providing information on events happening on campus or involving NSU students, staff and faculty. 

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The South Dakota Department of Health has confirmed that several NSU students have tested positive for COVID-19.

At least one person who has tested positive for COVID-19 attended these youth girls' athletic camps:

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NSU Facilities Manager Monte Mehlhoff has an update on Regional Sports Complex construction activity.



Regional Sports Complex

  • Continued steel work on Barnett addition
  • Continued steel work on football stadium
  • Started berm on east side of field
  • Started foundations for visitors stands
  • Patched sidewalks on 17th ready for school to start
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Welcome to the NSU News Update - providing information on events happening on campus or involving NSU students, staff and faculty. 

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Faculty, staff and students:

As we near the end of summer, I know many of you are approaching fall excited to return to in-person learning – but also curious to learn what changes await on campus for the coming semester. Though things remain fluid as they have throughout the pandemic, I am able to share some certainties with you today.

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NSU Facilities Manager Monte Mehlhoff has issued a construction update on the Regional Sports Complex:

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