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WILTZ: African Plains Game — There’s nothing plain about it.

August 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

As I lay in bed the first night in camp, I thought about the half cabin — half tent that would be home for the next six nights. The raspy cough of a leopard interrupted my thoughts, I climbed from bed and pulled down the zipper of my front screen d…continue reading on

Locals to help build church roofs in Africa

February 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

A group of 12 local residents will leave Sunday for the African nation of Cameroon for a two-week mission trip.The trip will include building tin roofs for churches in the west central African country and sharing in fellowship. Ten members of the Tri…continue reading on

Friendship bracelets: International Festival souvenirs distributed in Africa

November 8, 2013 in Uncategorized

For the last couple of years, brightly colored rubber bracelets have been distributed as a fundraiser and promotional tool for Worthington’s International Festival.
Now, those same bracelets are being worn by the residents of Maasai villages in Ke…continue reading on

African farmer delegation touring Midwest

August 23, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO A dozen farmers and business owners from Africa are visiting farm equipment factories in the Midwest to study technology that might help them produce more soybeans and corn back home while manufacturers in the U.S. are hoping the visit could lead to new opportunities in a market that is expected to grow in coming years. Continue Reading

Father-son duo pedal for Africa

June 26, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON For Andrew Korba, 10, and his dad, Tom, the first 30 miles were relatively easy. Continue Reading

North Dakota farmer extends operations to Africa

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

Surgery and back to Africa for Beach native

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

Stitching up happiness

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

Sanford Health eyes bigger footprint in Africa

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.
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Makers of anti-warlord Kony video presenting at BHSU

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

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