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Help available for veterans

August 8, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

Last week, veterans outreach staff from U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar’s office toured the state to host forums offering information about opportunities for veteran benefits.
They stopped in Alexandria Thursday along with several state agency representatives. Continue Reading

Learning to live right

June 25, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

A beaten Mark Foss figured he’d finally found rock bottom in the back of a police car in April 2002, heading to prison for the third time. He was wearing state-issue clothes and chains on his hands and feet with all those hazy memories from years of drinking, drugging, dealing and deceiving clouding his mind. Continue Reading

Editorial: MCROC opening is a vital addition, MinnWest Tech gets a great partner

May 16, 2012 in West Central Tribune

“Folks, this is a big deal.”
U of M Regent Dean Johnson
The official opening of the University of Minnesota’s new Mid-Central Research and Outreach Center on the MinnWest Technology Campus is a significant development for Willmar and west central Minnesota. Continue Reading

Explaining an immigrants’ experience

January 21, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

After nine years, the question is still the same.
“‘What are you doing here?’ That’s where it always starts,” said Reggie Tarr, one of the first refugees from Liberia to settle in Grand Forks in 2003. Continue Reading

Calvary youth take mission of faith to Hollywood

August 13, 2011 in Park Rapids Enterprise

Homeless in Hollywood?
The idea seemed ludicrous to the Calvary Lutheran youth poised for a mission trip to the city known for its “glitz and glamour.” Continue Reading

Research center at U of M-Morris marks centennial

July 16, 2010 in West Central Tribune

MORRIS, Minn. – The West Central Research and Outreach Center at the University of Minnesota-Morris is celebrating its centennial. Continue Reading