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Feeding hungry students: Dickinson school support staff to start supplemental food services

November 26, 2013 in Uncategorized

In an effort to curb the effects of hunger on students at Dickinson Public Schools, a group of school social workers and counselors have taken it upon themselves to create a program that would send food home with children over the weekend and during …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Quietly suffering: Anxiety in the workplace

October 18, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO Amy Lemley calls Microsoft Excel her “sworn enemy.” When she found herself working with a spreadsheet composed of 140 columns and 56 rows at her job, it became “a nightmare.” Continue Reading

Jurors step in to right perceived wrongs for acquitted defendants

August 31, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO They have the legal power to take away your money, your freedom and even, sometimes, your life. But after one recent criminal trial that ended in an acquittal, they did what they could to give one man his life back. Continue Reading

Text4baby service helps women prepare for motherhood

July 4, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Advice for pregnant women and new moms now comes in the form of a text messages. Continue Reading

Minn-Kota Region Chapter of Red Cross ready to help

May 27, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO The Minn-Kota Region Chapter of the American Red Cross has helped in the face of blizzards, hurricanes, flooding, wildfires and tornadoes.
And that’s just since January. Continue Reading

Equipment upgrades help organization save energy and money

October 7, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

FULDA Interstate Power and Light Company, an Alliant Energy company, is helping an ethanol plant in southwestern Minnesota save energy with a new fan system. Heron Lake BioEnergy earned a substantial rebate check from Alliant Energy for work to convert its coal-fired boiler system to natural gas, and reduce electrical use at the same time. Continue Reading

Fundraiser set to help local K-9 programs

September 25, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON The Worthington Masonic Lodge will be hosting a pancake breakfast from 8 a.m. to12:30 p.m. Sunday at the Elks Lodge to raise funds for the Worthington Police Department and Nobles County Sheriff’s Office K-9 programs. Continue Reading

Facilitator to help county heal

July 18, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

Toni Smith hired by Nobles County to help with rebuilding process
WORTHINGTON Moving forward.
The phrase has been used a lot lately in Nobles County government after former county administrator Mel Ruppert’s tenure came to an end, and it isn’t a phrase used lightly. Continue Reading

Relay for Life is Friday night

June 20, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

Teams near $100,000 goal to help in fight against cancer
WORTHINGTON The 16th annual Nobles County Relay for Life is just a day away, and this year’s 21 fundraising teams and more than 180 team members are turning in cash, checks and coins in hopes of reaching a $100,000 goal this year to help in the fight against cancer. Continue Reading

New life breathed into Fulda pool

June 19, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

School district asking for help to repair building, replace worn equipment
FULDA The Aquasize group in Fulda hasn’t been able to meet since January, but most of the members are getting quite the workout these days by scrubbing, cleaning and painting. Some are even making their husbands help. Continue Reading