Dec 28, 2011

Pine River courses

Central Lakes College is offering two courses at its Pine River Outreach Site, as well as many more online. Introduction to Manufacturing, a two-credit class that provides a basic overview of manufacturing processes and opportunities, will be held from Jan. 31 to April 24. Practical Writing, a three-credit class, will meet from Feb. 2 to April 26, helping students learn to structure business correspondence, including memos, letters, executive summaries, and e-mails. The Outreach Site includes a computer lab that is open from 4 to 9 p.m. daily at 980 First St. North in Pine River. The facility enables students to take online and on-site classes from Central Lakes College toward an Associate in Arts degree. To register, call Admissions at CLC toll-free, 1-800-933-0346. Information is available at This higher education project is made possible by a partnership of CLC, Initiative Foundation, Cass County Economic Development Corp., and Pine River-Backus School District.