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Local couple makes contribution to DWU’s music department

August 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

Dakota Wesleyan University’s music department has a new name, thanks to benefactors Ron and Sheilah Gates, of Mitchell.

The university recognized the Gateses on Thursday for their donation toward the music program during the school’s fall convocat…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

March campaign for local food pantries under way

March 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — March is Minnesota Food Share Month — a time when food pantries across the state ramp up efforts to collect both food and monetary donations to access matching contributions from Second Harvest Heartland and philanthropist Alan Shaw…continue reading on dglobe.com

March campaign for local food pantries under way

March 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — March is Minnesota Food Share Month — a time when food pantries across the state ramp up efforts to collect both food and monetary donations to access matching contributions from Second Harvest Heartland and philanthropist Alan Shaw…continue reading on dglobe.com

T. Denny Sanford gives another $100M to health system

January 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota philanthropist T. Denny Sanford is giving another donation of at least $100 million to the Dakotas-based health system that bears his name.

Sanford Health Chief Executive Kelby Krabbenhoft tells KELO-TV that the…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

T. Denny Sanford gives another $100M to health system

January 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota philanthropist T. Denny Sanford is giving another donation of at least $100 million to the Dakotas-based health system that bears his name.

Sanford Health Chief Executive Kelby Krabbenhoft tells KELO-TV that the…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Sanford donates to UC San Diego stem cell center

November 13, 2013 in Uncategorized

SAN DIEGO (AP) — South Dakota philanthropist T. Denny Sanford has committed $100 million to create a California stem cell clinical center to speed research into new drugs and therapies.

Officials at the University of California, San Diego, sai…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

River Falls connection is making a difference for hundreds of Haitian children

October 23, 2013 in Uncategorized

On that upcoming February evening when he stands before hundreds of people at a fund-raising concert in the Ezekiel Lutheran Church sanctuary, Curt Larson wants contributors to know he’s telling the truth.
Last year’s concert netted more than $9,000…continue reading on riverfallsjournal.com

Letter: Donations critical for Habitat home

April 29, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

Southwestern Minnesota Habitat for Humanity is excited to announce that we are “breaking ground” for our new home to be built at 213 E. Bishop, Luverne. Continue Reading

Editorial: Cottage gets support

April 3, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

In front of the 400 people attending Sunset Hospice Cottage’s eighth annual fundraiser Tuesday night, Tom Fagerness gave a testimonial and spoke of the final days of his mother’s life. Continue Reading

Community rallies around baby battling birth defects

February 1, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

Infant son of Hills couple has been in Michigan hospital since birth
HILLS Even before his birth, little Kaden VandenBerg was a fighter.
He beat the odds when doctors doubted he’d survive to full-term in his mother’s womb, he arrived by C-section in stable condition and he’s proved to not just his parents, but to medical professionals as well, that he is a fighting miracle. Continue Reading