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Two men, 77 and 82, go through ice while fishing on western Minnesota lake
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Still flying high: Worthington Civil Air Patrol squadron marks 75 years this week
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U.S. women's team settle pay dispute, avoid boycott
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Amanda Faith Schmidt
Robert Allen Yates
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Mareileen "Neen" Benson
Church’s Lenten theme gets people thinking
Daughters often get first tanning salon experience with mom
Column: Your not-average people have great things going for them
Remarkable recovery: A combined 14 surgeries later, Bart and Sherry DeBoer share tale of crash with suspected drunk driver
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December 17, 2012
Clean Water Fund grants come to area
WORTHINGTON -- The Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources awarded more than $18 million in grants late last week for projects that will protect and restore Minnesota's streams, rivers, lakes and groundwater. Of that money, the Nobles County Soil and Water Conservation District...
December 17, 2012 - 10:38pm
November 27, 2012
WAF awards grants to non-profit organizations
WORTHINGTON -- The Worthington Area Foundation (WAF) distributed checks totaling nearly $15,000 to several local non-profit organizations during a Tuesday night program. The foundation, which hosted its annual program in conjunction with a Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce mixer,...
November 27, 2012 - 9:14pm
May 21, 2012
George thrives on grants received
GEORGE, Iowa -- Several city entities are gearing up for summer projects thanks to grants recently awarded by the Lyon County Riverboat Foundation. The foundation distributed 39 grants to various organizations in the county during an award ceremony May 1 at the Grand Falls Casino...
May 21, 2012 - 9:04pm
WAF grants total $13,500
WORTHINGTON -- The Worthington Area Foundation awarded $13,500 in funds to a host of community projects during a Monday evening program at BenLee's...
November 21, 2011 - 9:28pm
November 15, 2011
Health-care grants produce partisan fighting
ST. PAUL -- A health-care spending political battle between Minnesota Senate Republicans and Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton heightened Tuesday when each side basically called the other a liar. Sen.
November 15, 2011 - 9:41pm
August 1, 2011
Grants available from AgStar
MANKATO -- The AgStar Fund for Rural America is offering grants through the Emergency Response Services (EMS) Grant Program. The program supports rural communities in AgStar's service area by funding emergency response equipment for volunteer fire, rescue or ambulance departments. AgStar...
August 1, 2011 - 8:46pm
July 6, 2011
Grants available for water projects
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Between $743,000 and $1.2 million in grant funds are available to local watershed improvement committees, soil and water conservation districts, public water supply utilities, county conservation boards, cities and counties in Iowa to support projects that will...
July 6, 2011 - 8:37pm
May 2, 2011
Community grants awarded in Luverne
LUVERNE -- The Luverne Area Community Foundation (LACF) has awarded several grants during its latest round of funding. Among the recipients of health care grants are ARC of Minnesota, Southwest, $1,500 for People First Ally, to advocate and support people with intellectual and developmental...
May 2, 2011 - 9:48pm
December 5, 2010
Dayton House board establishes fund for future
WORTHINGTON -- Every homeowner knows that along with the joys of ownership come expenses -- expected and unexpected. The Historic Dayton House...
December 5, 2010 - 7:33pm
October 29, 2010
Bigelow Fire Department gets new grant
BIGELOW -- For the first time in the history of the Bigelow Fire Department, a brand new truck has been added to its firefighting fleet. The...
October 29, 2010 - 9:45pm
October 14, 2010
FEMA extends assistance for Iowans
DES MOINES, Iowa -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency has granted a request to extend the registration period for disaster assistance. The registration period was scheduled to end Wednesday. Iowans in 35 counties now have until Nov. 12 to register for Individual Assistance,...
October 14, 2010 - 10:05pm
October 8, 2010
Deadline for MIRC grants extended
WORTHINGTON -- The C.K. Blandin Foundation's Minnesota Intelligent Rural Communities (MIRC) initiative is working to help rural communities stay technologically competitive with urban areas and is seeking applications from organizations and businesses for grant funding. The deadline...
October 8, 2010 - 9:56pm
June 14, 2010
Area pool projects receive I-JOBS grants
GEORGE, Iowa -- Aquatic center redevelopment projects in Sanborn and George are now slated to receive funds from the Culver/Judge I-JOBS initiative. The Vision Iowa Board recently approved a total of $2.36 million in grants at their meeting in Grinnell. "Iowans are continually improving...
June 14, 2010 - 9:18pm
June 9, 2010
NW Iowa counties among those slated for preschool grants
DES MOINES, Iowa-- School districts in Dickinson, Lyon and Osceola counties are among 150 Iowa districts that will be served by the final installment of Gov. Chet Culver's preschool grant program. Spirit Lake Community School District, Central Lyon Community School District, West...
June 9, 2010 - 8:34pm
May 5, 2010
Emergency food grant funds available
WORTHINGTON -- Southwestern Minnesota Opportunity Council Inc. (SMOC), the community action agency serving Murray, Nobles, Pipestone and Rock counties, was awarded $15,636 in federal funds through the FEMA Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program. SMOC will distribute funds...
May 5, 2010 - 9:39pm