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Southwest Initiative Foundation

January 26, 2019
‘Grow Our Own’ program airs on TV Thursday
January 26, 2019 - 12:11pm
December 1, 2018
Blanca Palma (left), a parent who has participated in Parents Advocating for Student Success (PASS) in Worthington's District 518, and Adry Stafford, a family liaison for District 518, are shown at the Grow Our Own Summit earlier this month in Marshall. (Marie Zimmerman / Southwest Initiative Foundation)
Grow Our Own Summit showcases community solutions
December 1, 2018 - 10:00am
November 28, 2018
Maria Parga had been selling food out of her house in Guadalajara, Mexico before her arrival in Worthington, where she's now a successful entrepreneur. (Photo courtesy of Independent Community Bankers of Minnesota)
Welcomed in Worthington: Immigrant success stories abound in community
November 28, 2018 - 11:32am
August 4, 2018
Luverne’s Brakke elected to SWIF board
August 4, 2018 - 11:52am
July 11, 2018
SWIF invests $50,000 in Worthington Investment Network
July 11, 2018 - 8:41am
December 2, 2017
Pictured is Yolanda Barahona, owner of Nena's Cakes. (Karl Evers-Hillstrom / The Globe)
Worthington’s ‘Cake Boss’ to expand business to Heron Lake location
December 2, 2017 - 7:42am
November 6, 2017
Child care crisis causes economic development problem in rural Minn.
November 6, 2017 - 5:48pm
October 7, 2017
Jim Nickel and Dorothy Sietsema are shown in this recent photo taken in Nickel's Worthington office. (Ryan McGaughey/The Globe)
Planning ahead: Gifts to Worthington Area Foundation help better community’s future
October 7, 2017 - 9:10am
September 24, 2017
David Lamas, corporate recruiter for Duininck Incorporated, said the company has found success by recruiting workers from racial and ethnic minorities in the region. Tom Cherveny / Forum News Service
Finding workers in southwestern Minnesota an economic challenge as need for diversity in workforce grows
September 24, 2017 - 6:26pm
July 10, 2017
Gaalswyk elected to SWIF board of directors
July 10, 2017 - 9:48pm
April 13, 2017
‘Grow Our Own’ program airing on public TV
April 13, 2017 - 4:52pm
May 24, 2016
Client Barb Post (sitting) gets her hair colored at Avalon School of Cosmetology as owner Kimberly Schroeder (left) teaches student Hope Muecke how to distribute dye on hair. (Tim Middagh/Daily Globe)
Showing the money: SWIF and others offer financial help for small businesses
May 24, 2016 - 11:23am