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Minimum wage deal advances

April 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Small businesses that dot greater Minnesota would not be forced to pay employees as much as larger firms pay under a minimum wage increase proposal legislative leaders announced Monday.

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Minimum wage deal advances

April 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Small businesses that dot greater Minnesota would not be forced to pay employees as much as larger firms pay under a minimum wage increase proposal legislative leaders announced Monday.

“I think we have a pretty strong provision for…continue reading on dglobe.com

DSU partners with U-Mary to offer advanced degrees

December 4, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

In a rare public-private school partnership, Dickinson State University announced Tuesday that it will collaborate with the University of Mary to offer an assortment of advanced degrees. Continue Reading

Grant dollars help advance technology locally

July 24, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

MIRC program has far reaches for Worthington
WORTHINGTON Putting refurbished computers in the hands of low-income families, establishing computer classes to teach English to new residents and reaching out to rural areas with local access cable television are just a few of the success stories that have grown out of a $100,000 federal grant awarded to Worthington nearly three years ago. Continue Reading

The next step

April 11, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

WHS students advance to national BPA conference
WORTHINGTON Two local high school students will represent Minnesota as they prepare to compete at the National Business Professionals of America (BPA) Spring Leadership Conference in Chicago, Ill. Continue Reading

Mick, Sorenson advance in Triple “A” program

January 27, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON High school seniors Hannah Mick and Matt Sorenson were not expecting to be selected for this year’s Triple “A” award, but the pair is extremely pleased with their achievements. Continue Reading

County to seek advance in state money for roads

November 22, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON Nobles County Commissioners on Tuesday approved a request from Public Works Director Stephen Schnieder seeking an advance in 2013 state aid funding to complete several projects in 2012. Schnieder said the advance is needed because they had advanced some of their 2012 allotment in 2011, leaving the fund short. Continue Reading

WHS speech team advances to state

April 13, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON The day starts bright and early as Worthington High School speech team members load the school bus to travel to the next tournament.
Dressed for success from pressed suits to polished shoes, students make their way through multiple rounds of competition in an effort to hone their public speaking skills. Continue Reading

Community volunteers help Rice Care Center residents decorate cookies for holiday season

November 22, 2010 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR – Hands young and old spread colorful icing on holiday cookies Monday at the Rice Care Center. Trays quickly filled with dozens of star- and cloud-shaped cookies frosted in blue, green, pink and yellow and dusted with sprinkles. For volunteers and nursing home residents, it was an occasion to savor a favorite Christmas tradition together.
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Initiative turning to those who make big difference

August 18, 2010 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR A new initiative by the United Way of West Central Minnesota hopes to harness the volunteer power of an important demographic younger adults who are emerging leaders in their communities.
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