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Rotarians, firefighters serve 2,657

August 15, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

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An historical fix-up

June 18, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

The Alexandria Rotary Club has sponsored many international and local projects, including study exchange groups from France, Mexico and Sweden. It provided one of the gazebos at the Maritime Gardens, the wood working room at Grand Arbor, and most recently, the new garden shed at the historical society. Continue Reading

Two Harbors native promotes clean water in Ethiopia

April 25, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

Two Duluthians recently spent a few weeks in Ethiopia, traveling through the southern part of the impoverished African nation to promote clean water and hygiene. Continue Reading

Start time changed for Rotary debates

October 17, 2012 in The Daily Republic

The Mitchell Rotary Club has announced that the start time for the debates, scheduled on Thursday and Nov. 1, has been changed to 12:20 p.m.
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Paddling for dollars

August 30, 2012 in Lake County News-Chronicle

Two local teams picked up their paddles and participated in the Dragon Boat Festival last weekend. Continue Reading

Getting a head start with reading

March 29, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Rotary member Robert Morgan reads the book titled “Five Green and Speckled Frogs” on Thursday to the children in the Head Start Early Childhood Center. Morgan and several other members gave books to each of the children enrolled in Headstart at Dickinson, Mott and its home-based program as part of Rotary’s literacy program. Continue Reading

A gift of dictionaries

November 19, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

The third-graders at Trinity Elementary West looked up the word “bear” in their new dictionaries.
They learned the word had multiple meanings, in addition to the common definition of a woodland animal.
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Rotarians organizing Operation Care

November 17, 2010 in Park Rapids Enterprise

Air Force civil engineer Dave W. Konshok is rallying troops on the home front to aid a mission in Afghanistan: Making children smile. Continue Reading