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Amen Food Pantry in need: The Dickinson Press to host CanArtopia

September 7, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Clay, marble and cans of peas are just some of the things used to build amazing sculptures, but only the cans of the peas can be brought to the Amen Food Pantry and then distributed to those in need in the community. Continue Reading

Two Minnesota lawmakers to propose 10-cent deposit on cans, bottles

April 9, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Under a bill that will be introduced next week, two Minnesota DFLers propose to attach a 10-cent deposit on most bottles and cans containing beverages such as soft drinks and beer. Consumers would get their money back when they turn in the empty containers. “In an environment where you have a $5 billion hole, this generates $90 million annually,” said Rep. Melissa Hortman of Brooklyn Park. Continue Reading