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Faces of the Boom: After return to hometown, 76-year-old struggles to stay

November 10, 2013 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — Phyllis Larson, 76, decided to retire for good two years ago.
But then the Williston woman got a note on her door that her rent was going up.
“I was just devastated,” said Larson, who spent her career as a health professional.
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Affordable senior housing in Dickinson gets update

October 4, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Some of Dickinson’s most vulnerable residents have a remodeled place to live at Peaceful-Pioneer Havens Senior Apartments. Continue Reading

Hevern honored for helping homeless, the hungry, those in crisis WITH VIDEO

August 20, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

Last Thursday, Jennie Hevern was named the 2013 Outstanding Senior Citizen of Douglas County and even during her acceptance speech, she encouraged others to simply care for one another. Continue Reading

NSI to move senior meal program to Viking Towers

August 20, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

The congregate dining program that takes place at the Alexandria Senior Center is moving to a new location. Continue Reading

A simple goal for a humble man

June 25, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

Between 1825 and 1925, a surge of more than 800,000 Norwegians immigrated to North America.
One of these hopeful immigrants was Sven Groethe.
For 18 years, Sven had lived with his family on a large Norwegian farm on the banks of a beautiful lake. But when a depression hit Norway, Sven’s father reluctantly told him that he couldn’t keep him on the farm. Continue Reading

What’s on the menu at Senior Dining

June 4, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON The following is the Worthington Senior Dining menu. Serving is 11:30 a.m. at the Center for Active Living, Worthington. Call 370-1190 to reserve a meal. Meal gift certificates can also be purchased online at lssmn.org/nutrition. Continue Reading

Class of 2013: Megan Cavanaugh makes memories during senior year

May 10, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON In less than a week, Megan Cavanaugh will join her classmates, clad in caps and gowns, as they march across the stage and receive their diplomas.
That ritualistic exodus from Worthington High School is a moment Megan anticipates with great excitement although she admits to a bit of trepidation, too. There are some aspects of high school that she will miss.
“I like the part where I can see my friends every day,” she said. “But I am getting tired of my classes. Continue Reading

Senior dining menu listed

May 7, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON The following is the Worthington senior dining menu. Continue Reading

Class of 2013: Brandi Williams looks toward career in physical therapy

March 29, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON Brandi Williams is a relative newcomer to the halls of Worthington High School and its Class of 2013.
Growing up in rural Brewster, Brandi the oldest of Ken and Marcy Williams’ three daughters first attended the Brewster school system before she made the choice to pursue an alternative method of schooling. Continue Reading

Class of 2013: Artiga pumped up to pursue biology degree

March 8, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON Like most high school seniors, Cristian Artiga is anxious to grab his diploma, leave Worthington High School behind and move on to the next phase of his life.
But someday, Cristian plans to walk the halls of a high school again as a teacher. His aspiration is to teach biology at the high school level. Continue Reading