January 1, 2013 in Grand Forks Herald
Wallie Hardie’s family has been farming successfully in the Red River Valley since his great grandfather settled here. His operation has done well growing corn, soybeans and grains, and now he wants to extend that success. Continue Reading
December 8, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
After a visit back on the farm and what is hopefully a final surgery, Christian missionary with Children’s Cup and Beach native Mitch Hildebrant can’t wait to return home to Africa to continue the work he and his wife, Charlotte, began more than two years ago. Continue Reading
December 4, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press
Kathryn Erickson’s fingers rarely have a moment’s peace. They’re always too busy sewing.
“My fingers have to keep busy,” said the avid seamstress. “Most of my life is spent sewing.” Continue Reading
September 10, 2012 in The Daily Republic
SIOUX FALLS (AP) Officials with Dakotas-based Sanford Health are attending a medical conference in Africa this week that could set the stage for further expansion on that continent.
September 4, 2012 in The Daily Republic
SPEARFISH (AP) A group that created a popular Internet video about the brutal African warlord Joseph Kony is coming to South Dakota. Continue Reading
June 25, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
When Matt Greene grabbed the Stanley Cup, lifted it over his head and let out a big yell, his parents had no clue what was happening. Jim and Darcy Greene weren’t able to watch any of the Stanley Cup Finals as they were on a nearly four-week research trip in Benin a small country in West Africa.
May 23, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
The 26-hour plane ride and seven-hour drive to the Eden Trophy Hunting camp was worth every second. Continue Reading
April 28, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
When Beach native Mitch Hildebrant left to Africa nearly two years ago to fight for the lives of children, he never thought he would be battling for his own life. Continue Reading
April 14, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
For what’s believed to be the first time in the history of an individual church denomination, a vow has been made to wipe out a devastating disease within a certain time period. The church body: United Methodist. The disease: malaria in sub-Saharan Africa. The time period: three years.
Christened, “Imagine No Malaria,” this mission project has been wholeheartedly embraced by Thief River Falls United Methodist Church, which just last weekend exceeded $10,000 on its way to its total pledge of $20,000. Continue Reading
April 13, 2012 in The Daily Republic
DWU students and staff will depart on their fourth service-learning trip to Tanzania, Africa, this spring and will have a fundraiser dinner and silent auction at 5 p.m. Saturday in the Wagner Chapel. Continue Reading