February 14, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe
Local lineman spends three weeks bringing power to villagesWORTHINGTON A lineman with Nobles Cooperative Electric recently returned from a three-week stint in a small Haitian village, where he worked to help electrify rural areas of the country.
January 18, 2013 in Wadena Pioneer Journal
Although the Caribbean may be a popular spot for snowbirds hoping to get away from the tough winters up north, there’s one island there that isn’t exactly being flocked to: the poverty- and earthquake-ravaged nation of Haiti. Continue Reading
January 17, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press
Mickey McRoberts always envisioned Haiti as messy and hot and ugly. She was right.
But in its messiness she saw a way to help clear away some clutter.
Despite its oppressive heat, she saw a way to bring just a small breath of fresh air. Continue Reading
December 1, 2012 in The Daily Republic
Sandro Visani said he tried offering his services in-country, at American Indian reservations. He said after contacting seven or eight regional health care administrations, only one responded to say his services could not be used.
June 21, 2012 in The Daily Republic
A group of Mitchell Technical Institute alumni and supporters recently spent a week in Haiti wiring a medical clinic.
April 30, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe
Coriolan shares his tales of moving from Haiti to the U.S.
WORTHINGTON The sole reason Ernst Coriolan and his wife, Carol, moved to Worthington was to job-hunt. Continue Reading
March 31, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Give us this day our daily bread. On Palm Sunday in the year 2012, most of us worry about eating too much bread. At the same time, we are haunted by the knowledge of millions who go hungry in this world. Jodie Storhaug, who is the driving force in Feed My Starving Children, said the meals packed here should be arriving this week in Haiti. Continue Reading
December 9, 2011 in West Central Tribune
Two years later:
Remembering Haiti, giving back Continue Reading
July 1, 2011 in The Jamestown Sun
A group of Jamestown residents is getting ready to travel next week more than 2,400 miles to the poorest nation in the Western Hemisphere.
James Valley Youth for Christ is headed on a mission trip to Haiti on July 8. Once there, 11 students and seven staff members will be tasked with helping the people of Haiti after a January 2010 earthquake affected the lives of an estimated 3 million people.
May 14, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
A pop star known for his bad boy antics on stage, Michel “Sweet Micky” Martelly, became this earthquake-devastated country’s new president Saturday and urged Haitians to set aside their divisions and raise the country from rubble. Continue Reading