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Williston moves to help homeless, but shelter still weeks away

December 27, 2013 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — City commissioners here took the first step this week to allow churches to serve as emergency homeless shelters.
Temperatures will be diving below zero next week, but it will be at least another month before shelter is available for pe…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Williston moves to help homeless, but shelter still weeks away

December 27, 2013 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — City commissioners here took the first step this week to allow churches to serve as emergency homeless shelters.
Temperatures will be diving below zero next week, but it will be at least another month before shelter is available for pe…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Rapid City homeless shelter gets kitchen makeover

February 11, 2013 in The Daily Republic

RAPID CITY (AP) A Rapid City homeless shelter is once again serving hot meals after getting a $350,000 kitchen renovation.
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Cold creates long week for homeless shelters

January 25, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

MOORHEAD, Minn. It takes guts to step outside in sub-freezing temperatures with the wind blowing in off the prairie. Continue Reading

Dickinson’s churches-operated shelter a test run

January 22, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

With the issuance of a temporary use permit from the Dickinson City Commission on Tuesday, a group of seven Dickinson churches hope to study and understand Dickinson’s homelessness problem as they provide a warm place for displaced individuals to sleep. Continue Reading

Dickinson churches band together to help the homeless

December 6, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Churches in Dickinson are banding together to practice what they preach with a plan to provide temporary shelter at night for up to 15 males during the winter. Continue Reading

Parvovirus outbreak prompts animal shelter to cancel open house

September 26, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR A recent outbreak of parvovirus disease in the Willmar area has prompted the Hawk Creek Animal Shelter to cancel an open house that was planned for Sunday.
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Belle Fourche shelter for women vets closes

August 14, 2012 in The Daily Republic

BELLE FOURCHE (AP) A homeless shelter and training facility for women veterans has closed after being open for less than eight months, in part because high construction costs left the facility with crippling debt.
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New project of Willmar, Minn., shelter focuses on need for pet ID tags

June 3, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR Pets with ID tags are more likely to be reunited with their owners and reunited sooner if they’re ever lost.
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Without a home

February 21, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

Many of the people this article affects the most will never read it. They don’t have home delivery of the newspaper. They don’t have a home.
Jessica Boyer, executive director of United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties, led a panel discussion on homelessness in the area last Wednesday. Continue Reading