ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa — The Community Foundation of Lyon County has announced it will award $108,550 in grants to 18 organizations in 2010.
The foundation disperses funds though the Endow Iowa program, which funnels a portion of Iowa gambling revenues to counties without a gambling facility.
Politicians at state, federal levels debate private-bank loans to students
ST. PAUL — It was a rough summer for Alyssa Courneya.
The young Alexandria woman did not know where she would go to school this fall. Then, near the end of summer, she received the news she wanted to hear: A federal Pell college grant was headed her way.
WORTHINGTON — Earlier this week, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) released its draft list of impaired waters for 2010.
Among the 147 lakes to be added to the list are Lake Okabena in Worthington, the west basin of Lake Ocheda in Nobles County, Flaherty Lake in Jackson County, Bloody and Lime lakes in Murray County, and Bean, Bingham, Eagle, Talcot and the north portion of Double lakes in Cottonwood County.
Seven communities in region get Small Cities Project awards
WORTHINGTON — It looks like joint applications were the way to go for the last round of Small Cities Project grants awarded by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).
Uncertainty remains as budget cuts still possible
ST. PAUL — College students facing rising tuition when they head to campus next fall have at least some good financial news — state and federal governments are increasing grant programs.
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