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Early end to Relay: Rain dampens event Sunday but not spirits

June 10, 2013 in The Jamestown Sun

Rain shut down the 17th annual Stutsman County Relay for Life a few hours early Sunday. Continue Reading

HELPING HANDS: Food drive… Empty Bowl project… Cancer Awareness

September 28, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

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HELPING HANDS: Soldier’s Angels … Walk MS … Dance of Hope

May 4, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Soldier’s Angels: In honor of Memorial Day, the Grand Forks Public Library will take donations during May for Soldier’s Angels, a volunteer-led nonprofit with volunteers around the country who provide aid and comfort to the men and women of the U.S. military, veterans and their families. For more about the program, go to www.soldiersangels.org. For information on how to help, contact the library at (701) 772-8116 ext. 12 or www.gflibrary.com. Continue Reading

Minnesota charities wary of stadium tax projections

March 14, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Some of the Minnesota charities that operate pull-tabs and bingo games whose tax proceeds are being eyed to help pay for a new Vikings stadium believe the state’s projections of how much money would be raised are too optimistic.
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Minn. charities skeptical of stadium tax projections

March 14, 2012 in West Central Tribune

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Some of the Minnesota charities that operate pull-tabs and bingo games whose tax proceeds are being eyed to help pay for a new Vikings stadium believe the state’s projections of how much money would be raised are too optimistic. Continue Reading

Dayton backs bigger charity share in Vikings stadium deal

March 9, 2012 in West Central Tribune

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Gov. Mark Dayton is proposing that Minnesota charities that operate pull-tab gambling get a bigger chunk of tax receipts from an expansion of those games at the expense of using the money to help build a Minnesota Vikings stadium. Continue Reading

Twins, for charity, putting Kim-and-Kris-autographed ball in auction

February 7, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The team announced today it will auction off a baseball autographed by reality starlet Kim Kardashian and her ex-husband Kris Humphries. They signed the ball before a Minnesota Twins game last July, when the Minnesota native and NBA player Humphries threw out the ceremonial first pitch. Continue Reading

Komen for the Cure official quits after Planned Parenthood dispute

February 7, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A high-ranking official resigned today from the Susan G. Komen for the Cure breast-cancer charity after a dispute over whether the group should give funding to Planned Parenthood, according to a letter obtained by The Associated Press. Continue Reading

Komen for the Cure drops plan to cut Planned Parenthood grants

February 3, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

After three days of controversy, the Susan G. Komen for the Cure breast-cancer charity says it is reversing its decision to cut breast-screening grants to Planned Parenthood.
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Country music hit-maker ready to return to the stage

January 6, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Former Highway 101 lead singer Paulette Carlson will sing Jan. 19 at the Chester FritzTwenty years ago, singer/songwriter Paulette Carlson left Highway 101, the country music band she had founded and guided to multiple hits and music awards, to devote most of her time to being a wife and mother.
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