Lake Region State president leaving for Ohio job

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DEVILS LAKE, N.D. (AP) -- The president of Lake Region State College in Devils Lake says he's accepted an offer to become the next president of a community college in Ohio.

Mike Bower tells KZZY radio that he will head Owens Community College starting in July. It has campuses in Toledo and Findlay.

Bower has been president of Lake Region Sate since 2008. The Ohio native says it's not an easy decision to leave, but he and his wife want to be closer to family.

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Information from: KZZY-FM, http://lrradioworks.com