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Osakis police officer receives VFW’s top cop award

July 16, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

Calvin Uhl of Osakis took center stage in June to receive the state’s Veterans of Foreign War (VFW) J. Edgar Hoover Gold Medal Award.
The award is presented to men and women in law enforcement in appreciation of their good will and dedication. Continue Reading

Crippen to be honored at event

November 7, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

Evening of the Stars fundraiser is Saturday
WORTHINGTON The Minnesota West Foundation will honor former Daily Globe editor Ray Crippen during its third Evening with the Stars fundraiser Saturday, at the Minnesota West Community and Technical College commons in Worthington. Continue Reading

Officers honored as lifesavers

August 28, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

Three Alexandria police officers thought they were just doing their job when they responded to a house fire on August 17.
But their actions likely saved the lives of two people, according to Police Chief Rick Wyffels and Fire Chief Jeff Karrow who presented awards to Sergeant Chad Schroeder and officers Anthony Golden and Ryan Cook at Monday night’s Alexandria City Council meeting. Continue Reading

Farm Family honored

July 27, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

Perkins recognized as one of 76 Minn. Farm Family of the Year recipients
WORTHINGTON Tending to the soil and making a living from the land have been constants in the Perkins family lineage since Jerry Perkins’ grandfather moved to Nobles County in 1920 from his home in Illinois. Continue Reading

Renville’s Officer Best honored for DWI enforcement

June 25, 2012 in West Central Tribune

ST. PAUL The state’s top DWI enforcers were announced Monday night during the Minnesota Twins pre-game festivities at Target Field.
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Marco honored by HTG peer groups

June 17, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON Marco Inc. received two awards last month from HTG Peer Groups at its annual conference, HTG Summit 2012, in Dallas. Continue Reading

Troopers honored for rescuing driver in Lake Latoka

May 3, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

Last November, Sergeant Jesse Grabow of the State Patrol was at the right place at the right time to help rescue a driver from a sinking car near Alexandria.
On Monday, he was honored with the State Patrol Life Saving Award, along with a fellow trooper, Chris Halder, and a passerby, Aanders Jackson, at an awards ceremony in Eagan. Continue Reading

Vietnam veteran honored for service

November 17, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

Harris named distinguished member of the 506th Infantry Regiment
WORTHINGTON He earned two Silver Stars, the Bronze Star and the Purple Heart in service to his country during the war in Vietnam, and now Dr. James Harris of Worthington can add another honor to his military career. Continue Reading

Lakeside salutes emergency techs at 9/11 service

September 17, 2011 in Park Rapids Enterprise

Lakeside Christian Church honored members of the Park Rapids Fire Department, Hubbard First Response and Rescue, Hubbard County Sheriff’s Department, Park Rapids Police Department, the Hubbard County Posse and North Memorial Ambulance at their 9/11 worship service. Continue Reading

Proud to farm

July 31, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

Odens to be honored with Iowa’s ‘The Way we Live’ award
LITTLE ROCK, Iowa Rural Sibley, Iowa, beef and grain producer Ryan Odens is among six farm families across the state of Iowa to be honored with the 2011 “The Way We Live” award.
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