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Minnesota GOP hires security experts to protect events from protesters
Fire at Okabena Towers; eight tenants displaced
County talks staff additions, bonding during budget work session
Minnesota State Fair booth encourages Black Lives Matter discussion
Sioux want Supreme Court to grant them promised land in heart of Minnesota
Cross country: Windom Area's Irwin sharp in Mountain Lake
Prep football: Trojans hope to make their own breaks this year
Zimmer: It's 'possible' Bridgewater could be out for season
Area prep volleyball roundup
Prep volleyball: Serving strong in win for H-BC
Letter: Memorable exchange student experience wrapping up
Column: Trump and 'the blacks'
Letter: Kiwanis projects are making an impact
Column: The cost of the EpiPen price increase
Column: Reforms and solutions to help First District farmers
Donna Mae Johnson
Joan E. Mork
Kenneth Linn Gaiser
Fern Rosezella Clauson
Column: "Dusting" off the memories
Looking Back: 1991 -- New group home opening in Jackson County
Biking Bob: 78-year-old Hibma still doing plenty of pedaling
Column: A Nobles County cowboy made 1934 history
Column: Together 2016 a gathering to remember
Out and About
Yungmann 80th birthday
Ringkob 45th anniversary
Bullerman 60th anniversary
Froderman 65th anniversary
Rutzen 65th anniversary
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May 13, 2016
DEED awards are in: Money to aid in housing rehabilitation
WORTHINGTON — Four area communities will get hundreds of thousands of dollars to use toward housing rehabilitation after being awarded grants...
May 13, 2016 - 8:49pm
April 24, 2016
Monogram Loves Kids seeking grant applications
CHANDLER — The Monogram Loves Kids Foundation will award $200,000 to charitable organizations that sponsor programs benefiting children in the eight regional areas in which Monogram does business. There is a total of $30,000 in grant funds available for charities in the Chandler...
April 24, 2016 - 7:15pm
April 20, 2016
Lupita’s REAPs energy savings with new upgrades
WORTHINGTON — For years, cooks at Lupita’s Mexican Restaurant worked next to refrigerators that produced so much heat that air conditioners...
April 20, 2016 - 8:31pm
March 6, 2016
‘Age-Friendly Communities’ grant of $100,000 to benefit region
WORTHINGTON — Aging in place — that is, staying in one’s longtime home or in the same town where a person has existing friends and support systems — is the goal of many seniors. Awareness of that goal led the Hutchinson-based Southwest Initiative Foundation (SWIF) to ask Wilder...
March 6, 2016 - 7:23pm
December 1, 2015
Worthington Area Foundation presents awards
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Area Foundation presented financial gifts totaling $20,101.28 to numerous local and area organizations during...
December 1, 2015 - 9:29pm
November 19, 2015
One dollar at a time: Osceola trail committee needs help for matching grant
SIBLEY, Iowa — Gathered around a kitchen table in Sibley, Iowa, a group of volunteers are planning for the future of their town. Members...
November 19, 2015 - 9:03pm
October 28, 2015
Blue Line Travel Center awarded REAP grant
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Blue Line Travel Center of Worthington was awarded a $47,097 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) to address energy efficiency. REAP helps farmers and rural business owners reduce their costs by providing...
October 28, 2015 - 9:43pm
October 4, 2015
$3 million: SWMHP celebrates grant, seeks community input on allocation of funds Friday
WORTHINGTON — The Southwest Minnesota Housing Partnership (SWMHP) has reason to celebrate and needs the community’s input. The organization recently received a $3 million grant from ArtPlace America to incorporate arts and culture into southwestern Minnesota communities through...
October 4, 2015 - 8:16pm
July 21, 2015
Broadband grant on its way
WORTHINGTON — In a meeting that lasted little more than an hour Tuesday, Nobles County commissioners learned a $25,000 grant the county sought from Blandin Broadband Communities will likely be officially awarded today. The funds require a 100 percent match — some of which...
July 21, 2015 - 8:09pm
May 13, 2015
SWMHP vies for $3 million grant
SLAYTON — The Southwest Minnesota Housing Partnership (SWMHP) is one of 21 organizations named as a finalist in the ArtPlace America Community Development Investments program, which promotes community development across the nation. From the 21 candidates, six will be chosen to...
May 13, 2015 - 8:12pm
April 12, 2015
Supporting Strong Kids
April 12, 2015 - 8:03pm
March 6, 2015
March 6, 2015 - 9:55pm
March 3, 2015
A new feather in the S-O STEM cap
SIBLEY, Iowa — Sibley-Ocheyedan High School and science teacher Mike Wedge have reason to celebrate. Wedge and the school have received...
March 3, 2015 - 9:19pm
March 2, 2015
Rock County Library receives grant
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Historical Society (MNHS) announced 49 recipients of Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage Small Grants (up to $10,000 each) totaling $421,647 in 25 counties. The Rock County Community Library was selected to receive a $9,285 grant to acquire a microfilm...
March 2, 2015 - 8:27pm
February 15, 2015
Endow Iowa gives Osceola County nonprofits $87,000 boost
SIBLEY, Iowa — The Community Foundation of Osceola County will award 28 grants totaling more than $87,000 during its 10th anniversary celebration Tuesday evening in Sibley. Funds from the Endow Iowa program, generated from Iowa’s gaming industry, have been awarded in each of...
February 15, 2015 - 8:13pm