CAPITOL CHATTER They read same Bible, but come up with marriage differences
Its a story 2,000 years old: People read the same words in the Bible, but come up with different conclusions.
That is center to a debate about amending the Minnesota Constitution to define marriage a... Posted on 7/16/12 at 3:17 PM
WORTHINGTON — In recognition of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, the Southwest Crisis Center, in partnership with numerous local organizations, will host a candlelight vigil from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Friday at the Worthington Fire Hall.
WORTHINGTON — In the last 18 months, the Southwest Minnesota Opportunity Council has assisted more than 140 individuals (49 households) who were either homeless or in danger of being evicted, all thanks to a grant provided by the Minnesota Housing and Finance Agency.
SIBLEY, Iowa — More than $82,700 in grants were awarded to nonprofit groups in Osceola County Wednesday night during the Community Foundation of Osceola County’s special distribution event. This is the eighth time the foundation, established in 2005, has awarded funds.
SIBLEY, Iowa — The Community Foundation of Osceola County will distribute $82,781.67 to 27 nonprofit groups representing five different areas of Osceola County during a 5:30 p.m. ceremony today at the Sibley Senior Center, 612 Eighth St.
LITTLE ROCK, Iowa — Before the first dirt was moved for the construction of the Grand Falls Casino and Resort near Larchwood, naysayers feared it would bring about the demise of the area. Communities and schools across Lyon County, however, have been beneficiaries of a share of the profits taken in by the business.
ROSEMOUNT — The Achievement Center of Worthington will receive $2,000 from Minnesota Energy Resources “It’s Worth the Energy” program after garnering the second highest number of votes in a Facebook campaign.
LUVERNE — With nine buildings already listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the city of Luverne learned Wednesday it will receive a $16,600 grant from the Minnesota Historical Society to evaluate the historical significance of Luverne’s downtown commercial and civic core in the hope that an historic district can be established.
SLAYTON — Southwest Minnesota Housing Partnership has received a $60,000 grant from the Minnesota Department of Commerce’s Real Estate Education, Research and Recovery Fund (RERF) to provide homebuyer education and financial counseling through its emerging markets program.
MIRC program has far reaches for Worthington
WORTHINGTON — Putting refurbished computers in the hands of low-income families, establishing computer classes to teach English to new residents and reaching out to rural areas with local access cable television are just a few of the success stories that have grown out of a $100,000 federal grant awarded to Worthington nearly three years ago.
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