Alumni Blog

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Roberta Laumann ’66

Left to Right: Tom Christenson from Tallahassee, FL; Dave Dovenberg from Minnetonka, MN; and Tom Tomfohr from Seattle, WA. They recently met at Dave’s winter “retreat” in Fort Myers, FL for some sun, fun, and a little golf. The three have been friends for over 50 years, and this is their fourth gathering over the […]

Laura Pieper ’05

Laura Pieper ’05 is a marketing administrator at All American Hearing in Eden Prairie, MN. She works closely with the Marketing team and supports much of the background work within the department. This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have any news you'd like to share, please let us know!

Kat Coughlin ’09

Kat graduated with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from University of Minnesota, class of 2017. She graduated with two other Gusties from the class of 2013, Alexi Baldwin and Lucy Tongen. This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have any news you'd like to share, please let us know!

Cheri (Knautz) Roberts ’72

Cheri lives in Red Wing, MN, and is retired after 34 years of teaching middle school. She performs with several vocal music groups and plays handbells with her church ensemble. This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have any news you'd like to share, please let us know!

Katie (Swenson) Mark ’04

John Matthew was born to Katie Swenson Mark ’04 and Robert Mark ’03 on April 25, 2017. This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have any news you'd like to share, please let us know!

Elizabeth (Johnsrud) Devins ’04

Henry Patrick was born to Elizabeth Johnsrud Devins ’04 and John Devins on December 19, 2016. This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have any news you'd like to share, please let us know!

Corrie Plant ’03

Corrie Plant ’03 is a Partner at Bick Law LLP in Newport Beach, CA. She will continue to handle matters of environmental litigation and compliance counseling. In the past, she has worked with clients in a wide variety of industries, spanning oil and gas, aerospace, retail, consumer product manufacturing, dietary supplements, restaurants and food manufacturing […]

Pamela (Bechtle) Jacobson ’07

Caden Allen was born to Pamela Bechtle Jacobson ’07 and Allen Jacobson on April 20, 2017. This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have any news you'd like to share, please let us know!

Sarah (Hovland) Spanier ’02

Sarah Hovland Spanier ’02 is a First Grade Teacher in the St. Michael-Albertville School District in St. Michael, MN. This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have any news you'd like to share, please let us know!

Megan (Purcell) Rafferty ’04

Mara Purcell was born to Megan Purcell Rafferty ’04 and Michael Rafferty on October 28, 2016. This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have any news you'd like to share, please let us know!

Eric Slagle ’98

Eric Slagle ’98 and his wife, Tess, had a baby boy, Sage Alexander, born on 4/6/17 and weighing in at 8 lbs. 5 oz.  Mama and baby (and papa) are all doing well.         

Ralph ‘ Pudge’ Johnson ’63

Ralph ‘Pudge’ Johnson ’63 writes, “Still enjoying retirement with Bonnie in St. Petersburg, Florida for seven months of the year and the rest in a cabin in Aitkin, Minnesota as well as Lancaster, Pennsylvania (where Bonnie is from.) I just spent some time with my much younger sister Chellie Pingree who is in her 5th […]

John Dinsmore ’77

John Dinsmore ’77 writes, “I’m the proud grandfather of Ellinor, our almost-two-year-old granddaughter. Our sons Sam and Joe, both employed as health care professionals, will be celebrating their 10-year anniversary and return from a 16-month military deployment to Fallujah, Iraq. My wife, Judy, serves as a mental health professional and regional operating officer for Lakeland […]

Melissa Brasel ’05

Melissa Brasel ’05 is a client relations consultant at DST Systems. This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have any news you'd like to share, please let us know!