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Stillwater wants in on Viking cruises
WMS spellers compete in state meet
Boy falls off chairlift at Duluth ski hill
Minnesota, Wisconsin ponder reciprocity renewal
Pregnancy discrimination claims more common in low-wage, male-dominated jobs
State wrestling: Worthington's Carson Hagen ends with a silver
College basketball: Minnesota West women headed to nationals
Section 3A south girls basketball: Hills-Beaver Creek upsets Edgerton
State wrestling: Fischenich, Slater end with a win
State wrestling: Three JCC matmen win championships together
We’ve become like the former Soviet Union
Senior Nutrition Program seeking volunteers
Letter: Vote ‘yes’ for Osceola County hotel/motel tax
Column: A step forward in Afghanistan
Column: District 518 moving forward with high school addition project
Cleonora G. Hoffman
Gloria J. Wiese
Joseph L. Tolver
Robert H. Strandberg
A real puzzler: Pat Loosbrock puts together works of art, piece by piece
Column: Hay! Did you know about our town's wonder crop?
Out & About: Feb. 27-March 7
Religion briefs: Feb. 26
Looking Back: 1940 - Historic Chautauqua Park pavilion torn down
Out and About
Lamfers 80th birthday
Grube 80th birthday
Erdman 80th birthday
Moser 85th birthday
Data: March 1, 2015
Tax-Forfeited Land Classification Public Meeting Notice
Data: Feb. 28, 2015
Data: Feb. 27, 2015
Notice of Proposed City Ordinance
January 28, 2015
SWIF on the road
WORTHINGTON — Both coffee and conversation freely flowed yesterday morning when Southwest Initiative Foundation (SWIF) staff made Worthington’s BenLee’s Café the first stop on their regional road trip. “There’s been a great showing,” said SWIF communications director...
January 28, 2015 - 8:30pm
January 23, 2015
Southwest Initiative Foundation to host regional road trip Jan. 28
HUTCHINSON — The Southwest Initiative Foundation is hitting the road with new President/CEO Diana Anderson to visit donors, partners and friends throughout southwest Minnesota. Community leaders in the Worthington area are invited to meet Anderson for morning coffee between 7:30...
January 23, 2015 - 9:11pm
January 8, 2015
SWIF approves new CEO
HUTCHINSON — The Southwest Initiative Foundation (SWIF) Board of Directors unanimously voted Tuesday to approve Diana Anderson as the foundation’s new president/CEO. Per SWIF’s succession plan, the board appointed Anderson as interim president/CEO in August 2014, after the...
January 8, 2015 - 7:36pm
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