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The Disheveled Theologian: Reveling in the joy of the Christmas story
Looking Back: 1963 - Armour and Company facility is under construction
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August 21, 2012
For some college grads, food stamps are a lifeline
By Julie Siple, MPR News 91.3 FM ST. PAUL – The number of food stamp recipients in Minnesota has soared in the economic downtown to more than 520,000, and on the rolls are a growing number of recent college graduates. Recent graduates remain the exception among food stamp recipients,...
August 21, 2012 - 11:45pm
Bemidji City Council: Upstream TV requests $40K, bumping cable fees for customers
BEMIDJI – The city’s public access television channel has requested the city’s help in expanding and improving its services. Mike Bredon, the executive director of Upstream TV, appeared before the Bemidji City Council Monday evening to request $20,000 in fees and $20,000 in...
news / local
August 21, 2012 - 11:24pm
Rib cook-off raises money at fair
SLAYTON -- Eight teams participated in this year's Nobles Cooperative Electric's Rib Cook-Off on Saturday night at the Murray County Fair. Team Lorin blew the competition away by raising $1,700 by the end of the night, with some of the teams donating their money to it as well. When...
August 21, 2012 - 10:42pm
August 16, 2012
Counties ask for financial assistance for storm damage
BEMIDJI — Beltrami, Cass and Itasca Counties, along with American Indian tribes in the area, have collaborated to deliver a resolution to Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton, asking for financial assistance for the $3.3 million in storm damage the counties accumulated this summer. Dayton...
news / region
August 16, 2012 - 9:02pm
After cutting police force, town weighs decision
By Tom Robertson, MPR News 91.3 FM FERTILE – More than 10 years ago, officials in this small northwestern Minnesota town did away with its police department. In another effort to save local tax money, officials decided in 2010 to drop the town’s contract with the Polk County sheriff’s...
news / local
August 16, 2012 - 12:22am
August 15, 2012
Dayton asks federal government for storm loans
ST. PAUL – Gov. Mark Dayton wants the federal Small Business Administration to make low-interest loans available to repair homes and businesses and businesses damaged by storms and flooding in June. Meanwhile, state leaders are aiming for a special legislative session Aug. 24 to...
August 15, 2012 - 10:59pm
House members' VIP loans excluded from subpoena
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Democratic committee chairman overrode his own subpoena three years ago in an investigation of former subprime mortgage...
August 15, 2012 - 9:32am
Online auction aims to help deliver food to needy
BEMIDJI – The non-profit agency North Country Food Bank will be holding an online auction to raise funds for a new distribution trailer. The auction, open to the public from Sept. 9-23, will feature an array of different items, ranging from jewelry to outdoor furniture. “Need...
news / local
August 15, 2012 - 1:38am
May 25, 2012
Push is on to get public works money
ST. PAUL -- A battle is ready to erupt as public agencies across Minnesota seek a relatively tiny amount of state money. Usually, public works funds such as those to fix public facilities, build trails, add to sewer systems and all kinds of other work are decided by the Legislature....
May 25, 2012 - 9:24pm
April 12, 2012
Sale raises money for Relay for Life
ROUND LAKE -- Farley's and Sathers Relay for Life team will have its second annual fundraising rummage sale and bake sale this weekend at the Round Lake American Legion. Hours will be 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. today and 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturday with a bag sale from 10 a.m. to noon.
April 12, 2012 - 8:24pm
Worthington man jailed for stealing his own bond money
WORTHINGTON -- A Worthington man arrested in December for allegedly forging checks he had stolen from a family member is now back in jail for allegedly stealing his own bond payment. Charges of forgery and theft were filed this week in Nobles County District Court against Devon Allen...
January 12, 2012 - 8:15pm
November 22, 2011
County to seek advance in state money for roads
WORTHINGTON -- Nobles County Commissioners on Tuesday approved a request from Public Works Director Stephen Schnieder seeking an advance in 2013...
November 22, 2011 - 8:04pm
November 8, 2011
County approves money for mental health center offices
WORTHINGTON -- Nobles County Commissioners on Tuesday approved a $500,000 contribution to Southwestern Mental Health Center's plans for a new...
November 8, 2011 - 8:21pm
May 30, 2011
Man raises money to help poor in Mexico
MILFORD, Iowa -- Just about every May, Paul "Jak" Eich packs up his car and heads north from his current home in Mexico to his former home area of southwest Minnesota-northwest Iowa. The purpose of this trip isn't just to reconnect with family and friends. He also hopes to raise money...
May 30, 2011 - 8:14pm
May 13, 2011
Cop on Top to raise money for Special Olympics Minnesota
WORTHINGTON -- If you happen to be driving past Hy-Vee toward the end of the month and see a person standing on top of the building, don't panic....
May 13, 2011 - 8:35pm