Join us!
Campus Kickball League

lindseyd September

Featured Amenity: Campus Kickball Did you know we have a kickball league on campus? Shout out to the Procore gang for starting it! The group meets every Wednesday in September at 5:30pm right outside of Procore. All are welcome to join in on the fun! Get in touch with Kim Fawley if you’d like more details.

Campus Tunnels
MinnWest History

lindseyd September

Many of you may already know, but our campus is connected underground through a tunnel system that was fully utilized back in our State Hospital days. Although they’re off limits now due to safety reasons, they were once used by hospital employees to transfer supplies, patients, food and more. Don’t worry, that’s just Joanna (not a ghost) in the photo! 

MinnWest Acres
MNyou Youth Garden

lindseyd September

Minn West Acres On the east end of campus, you’ll find the MinnWest Acres. The acres are managed by MNyou Youth Garden, a new non-profit that joined us on campus this past Spring. Their team, made up of diverse youth in our community, plant and care for everything from tomatoes to ghost peppers and even honey. You can find their produce …

Jeff Turbes
Nova-Tech Engineering

lindseyd September

Jeff Turbes: 24 Years & Counting Employer: Nova-Tech Engineering Title: SCRUM Master (Machine Shop/Fab) His Role: Jeff’s main responsibility is to help his machine shop team do their most efficient work. Top Strength: Harmonizer History: He’s been working with Nova-Tech for over 24 years. Back in the day, Jeff was their 6th employee hired! Fun Fact: He was NTE’s 2016 Fantasy Football Champion.

Tara Gades
MN Dept. of H.S.

lindseyd September

Tara Gades: Happy Camper Employer: MN Department of Human Services Title: Administrative Assistant for Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health Services Her Role: A wide variety of things – paying bills, shopping for the kids, and managing medical staff on-call schedules. Her Summer: Spent most weekends camping & fishing with her husband & 3 kids at Calhoun Lake. Fun Fact: This coming year will be Tara’s 11th …

Paul Schrupp
Prinsco

lindseyd September

Click to watch our interview with September’s featured face, Paul Schrupp. Paul is the Safety Coordinator at Prinsco.