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.
ADRIAN — Speechless? Not Jason Olson. It would take more than notification of his selection as the 2012 Minnesota recipient of the National Federation of High Schools’ Outstanding Speech, Debate and Theatre Educator of the Year award to leave Olson without words.
ELLSWORTH – Brian and Kathy Chapa of the Ellsworth Locker earned two champion awards, four reserve champion awards and two honorable mentions for their entries in the recent Minnesota Meat Processors Convention at Doubletree Hotel and Civic Center, Rochester.
WORTHINGTON — Julie Buntjer, a reporter with the Daily Globe for eight years, was the recipient of a statewide honor earlier this week.
Buntjer, attending the Minnesota Association of Soil & Water Conservation Districts (MASWCD) conference in Bloomington, was presented with the organization’s 2011 Media Award.
WORTHINGTON — Nelson Bonilla thought his birthday couldn’t get much better than spending it on vacation in Puerto Rico with his wife, Brenda Then he got checked his phone messages and learned that he’d been named as the Advocate Outstanding Service Award winner from the Minnesota Justice Foundation.
HERON LAKE — The Heron Lake Watershed District was recently awarded $20,600 from the Environmental Protection Agency’s 319 Grant program to install J-hook weir streambank stabilization projects on Jack Creek and Okabena Creek.
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