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Worthington Middle School Festival of Music event is Monday evening
Heron Lake-Okabena students gather 'Coins for Kids'
Doubt remains in Daubt; Democrats have concerns about new House speaker
Windom schools say no to winter weather
Education, research and new treatments assisting people with diabetes
Prep boys hockey: Luverne skates away from Worthington
Prep boys basketball: Antes sinks nine threes as Windom Area survives JCC
Prep gymnastics: Worthington soars to 140.175
Prep girls basketball: Jackson County Central tops Windom, SWC beats Canby
Prep wrestling: Four from Worthington get into Riot semifinals
Column: Substitute teachers a key component of District 518
Column: Elizabeth Warren, godmother of sorts
Column: Worthington Christian School offering program tonight on 'The Trees of Christmas'
Letter: Letter on Christmas wasn't meant to be negative
Column: Energy industry -- CO2 is good for us
Anita Rose (Ling) Siegmann
Florence "Kip" Gee
Cyril F. Gengler
Teresa Marie Stofferan
Season's jottings: Newsroom staffers share Christmas memories
Column: If Worthington builds it, they sure would come
The pageantry of it all
Looking Back: 1964 - Armour helps Worthington hit employment high
HO, HO, HO: Koster has jolly time standing in for Santa
Out and About
Probst 80th birthday
Schubert 90th birthday
Amundson 100th birthday
Notice of Mortgage Foreclosure Sale
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October 15, 2014
Letter: Proposed tax changes could affect philanthropy
By Diana Anderson, Interim President/CEO, Southwest Initiative Foundation, Hutchinson Philanthropy plays a vital role in our region’s economy. Proposed changes in current tax policies will impact efforts to build thriving communities in southwest Minnesota. We encourage Congress...
opinion / letters
October 15, 2014 - 8:51pm
August 19, 2014
Commissioners approve contracts, grant agreements in brief meeting
WORTHINGTON — In one of the shortest meetings in recent months, Nobles County Commissioners breezed through a light agenda Tuesday morning, hearing first an update on the Southwest Initiative Foundation (SWIF) before addressing action items. Cheryl Glaeser, program and development...
August 19, 2014 - 7:53pm
January 2, 2011
SWIF loans aid two Worthington businesses
HUTCHINSON -- Two Worthington businesses recently received financial assistance from the Southwest Initiative Foundation's (SWIF) Microenterprise Loan Program. Rural Rock Inc., owned by Jessica Behnke, received loan assistance for her hardscaping and trucking business. Rural Rock...
January 2, 2011 - 9:09pm
November 10, 2010
SWIF to host receptions
WORTHINGTON -- The Southwest Initiative Foundation is celebrating 25 years of opportunities, impact and growth in southwest Minnesota. Receptions are planned in several communities for individuals to connect, share memories and learn more about the Southwest Initiative Foundation. Events...
November 10, 2010 - 8:59pm
August 6, 2010
SWIF donates $25K to Honor Flight
Submitted Photo SWIF donates $25K to Honor Flight The Southwest Initiative Foundation presented $25,000 to Honor Flight Southwest Minnesota...
August 6, 2010 - 8:34pm
January 4, 2010
SWIF to host networking class
SLAYTON -- Small business owners are invited to attend a business networking seminar sponsored by the Southwest Initiative Foundation (SWIF) from 5 to 9 p.m. Jan. 19 at Key Largo, 29 Valhalla Drive on Lake Shetek, Slayton. This seminar includes a social marketing workshop presented...
January 4, 2010 - 12:00am
October 19, 2009
SWIF helps local businesses
HUTCHINSON -- Roberto Lopez recently received loan assistance from the Southwest Initiative Foundation's (SWIF) Microenterprise Loan Program to purchase additional tire and vehicle repair service equipment and add new tire sales to his existing auto repair business in Worthington....
news / business
October 19, 2009 - 12:00am
April 30, 2009
SWIF bestows Raymo with award
WORTHINGTON -- On Monday, Greg Raymo's office at First State Bank Southwest was filled with black balloons, streamers and confetti -- decorated by bank staff for his 50th birthday. But that natal milestone was just the most recent cause for celebration in the Raymo family. There...
April 30, 2009 - 12:00am
November 15, 2008
All about seniors
WORTHINGTON -- Representatives from the Southwest Initiative Foundation have heard some of it before. But that's OK.
November 15, 2008 - 12:00am