Sep 15, 2017
Former Cobber baseball and football standout Jake Krause ’10 has connected with a couple of former baseball teammates to play town ball for the Minneapolis Cobras.
Krause joins Kyle Johnson ’09, baseball All-American and MIAC Player of the Year in 2009, and Matt Youngquist ’08, a four-year letter winner in baseball who played more than 120 games for the Cobbers. The Cobras play about 50 games a season…
Aug 24, 2017
The Rev. Linda Anderson-Little’s first book was released last fall.
“Motherhood Calling: Experiencing God in Everyday Family Life” shares insights about faith in daily life, children's spiritual wisdom and the presence of the sacred in all things.
The 1985 alumna was also part of “the cast” at the St. Louis…
Aug 03, 2017
Because his name will always be synonymous with Maverick Hockey, the training facility at the Verizon Center in Mankato, Minn., bears the name of Don Brose ’62.
The Don Brose Training Center was named in recognition of the Minnesota State University Mankato legendary coach’s significant contributions to the game of hockey.
Brose served as the head men’s hockey coach for the Minnesota State Mavericks…
Jul 24, 2017
Jim Lein ’78 may sit behind a desk at his day job, but you’ll catch him on the side of a mountain after hours.
Lein, Evergreen, Colo., is senior director of marketing for Oracle Corporation and became a volunteer on-the-hill ski patroller and member of the National Ski Patrol for Loveland Ski Area, located on the top of the Continental Divide.
Jul 05, 2017
Kris (Erickson) Spangrud ’87 was helping a friend move to the Cleveland area and sought out a local church to attend.
They chose Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Westlake, Ohio, where Sherman Bishop ’76 is the pastor.
His ring caught her eye and she had to find out if it could be “the ring.”
Jun 23, 2017
Concordia was well represented on Favorite Team Jersey Day at Bayview Elementary in Waconia, Minn.
Pictured from l-r are Nate Larsen ’09, Eden Prairie, Minn., AT specialist; Ann (Jaeger) Swanson ’95, Waconia, principal; Kay (Jensen) Young ’89, Waconia, sped teacher; Todd Berger ’95, Cologne, Minn., paraprofessional; Heidi (Berg) Wamre ’87…
Jun 13, 2017
If you were watching the NBA’s Milwaukee Bucks play basketball this past season, you may have seen Bria Dimke ’14 on the floor as a member of the Bucks’ dance team.
Dimke showed up at an open call for auditions last July. After making it through the first few rounds of cuts, she advanced as a semifinalist and then as a finalist. But the 26 finalists still had a ways to go. They took part in a training camp…
May 22, 2017
At 98 years young, Ted Homdrom ’41 enjoys singing in the choir and has a remarkable memory.
Recently, during choir rehearsal at St. Anthony Park Lutheran Church in St. Paul, Minn., the sheet music for "Lamb of God" by F. Melius Christiansen was placed in the folders for practice. Homdrom remarked to his fellow basses, "I sang this…
May 10, 2017
This fishing trip was a success!
The Stand Up and Cheer bag wasn't large enough to hold all the fish from the annual Cobber classmate fishing trip to Lake of the Woods, Minn. From l-r: Ron Johnson ’72, Maple Grove, Minn.; Gerald Paulson’73, Mahnomen, Minn.; Royce Holland ’72…
Feb 24, 2017
The North Dakota School Counselor Association has awarded the North Dakota Secondary School Counselor of the Year Award to West Fargo High School’s Chasity Odden Heide.
Odden Heide, a 2006 Concordia grad, has been with West Fargo Public Schools since 2010 when she started as a counselor at West Fargo High School.
Odden Heide was highly recommended for the award by both her colleagues and her students. She…
Nov 03, 2016
When Megan Rice ’10 married Logan Hollenkamp in September 2015, members of the Cobber women's soccer team joined the festivities.
Members of the soccer team gathered for the wedding (top row, l-r): Jessie Sheldon ’13, Elizabeth Robinson ’15, Jennifer Hanson ’13, Vanessa (Kowalski) Prendergast ’10, Karen Wamsley ’09, Britt Reiersgord ’09, Andrea (Flynn) Maher ’09, Erika…Alumni
Aug 05, 2016
Wynn Flaten '74 was one of the first to benefit from Concordia’s focus on global experience abroad and is now director of World Vision's Syria Crisis Response.
Flaten majored in political science and international relations and didn’t wait long to become engaged in the world.
It began his junior year when Flaten studied abroad at Schiller International University in Heidelberg, Germany.
“The opportunity…Outcomes Alumni Global
Jul 28, 2016
A 1992 graduate of Concordia was nominated by President Obama to serve on the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas.
Terrence Campbell is a member in the law firm of Barber Emerson, L.C. in Lawrence, Kan. He joined the firm in 1999 and practices both civil and criminal litigation.
“Terrence J. Campbell has had a distinguished legal career and I am honored…Alumni
Jun 14, 2016
When Cobber Joshua Laabs married Jenna Matteson in September, their wedding was chock-full of Concordia alumni, so they took advantage of a fun group photo opportunity.
Back row (l-r): Paul Leister ’05, Carver, Minn.; Chris Kueffler ’05 and Kaia (Unhjem) Kueffler ’06, Eden Prairie, Minn.; Liz (McKeone) Peterson ’04, Minneapolis; Tom Reed ’04, Minneapolis; Matthew Jones ’04, Hopkins, Minn.; JJ Johnson ’03, Fargo…
Mar 28, 2016
A group of Cobber friends has been gathering regularly since graduation.
This trip to California was their latest get-together to catch up, try some lovely wines and celebrate their long-lasting friendships.
The friends are photographed at Pride Mountain Vineyards in Napa Valley, Calif. Included in the photo (back…Alumni