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Crosby City Council members want embattled mayor to resign after arrest on four felonies
Anglers rescued after falling through ice on northern Minnesota lakes
Minn. Republicans' cuts to health, human services include shifts into next fiscal year
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'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
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September 25, 2013
U.S. charity gives away $625,000 in 'genius' grants with no strings attached
(Reuters) - A writer of fantasy books set in swamps of Florida and a primary care doctor in New Jersey are among 24 of America's most creative and original thinkers who will each get $625,000 "genius" grants this year, a U.S. non-profit said on Wednesday.
September 25, 2013 - 7:24am
April 19, 2013
Nearly $580K in grant funds handed out to Willmar, Minn., nonprofits
WILLMAR — The Willmar Area Community Foundation announced this week it has awarded $579,225 in grants to 17 nonprofit organizations in Kandiyohi County. The grants range in size from $3,000 to $250,000. “It is with great delight and a sense of privilege and duty that the Foundation...
April 19, 2013 - 11:23pm
February 10, 2013
Rice trust fund awards nearly $70K in grants to needy patients in west central Minnesota
WILLMAR — The Cushman A. Rice trust fund gave nearly $70,000 in grants last year to help 254 qualified needy patients pay their bill at Rice Memorial Hospital. The need far exceeds the amount of grant dollars available each year, advisers with Bremer Investment Management and Trust,...
February 10, 2013 - 10:23pm
April 14, 2011
SMAHC grants awarded
The Southwest Minnesota Arts and Humanities Council office is located at 1210 East college Drive, Suite 600 in Marshall. For more information or to register contact the office. The phone number is 800-622-5284, e-mail is firstname.lastname@example.org and the website is www.smahc.org. The following...
April 14, 2011 - 5:42pm
December 11, 2010
Your tax dollars put to good use
Improving habitat, cleaning the water and restoring prairie to its natural state were all reasons Minnesotans voted in 2008 to pass the Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment. The Conservation Partners Legacy grants, which are part of the funds generated from a smaller percentage...
December 11, 2010 - 12:00am
December 8, 2010
MPCA awards $4M in grants and loans for water quality projects
December 8, 2010 - 12:00am
June 9, 2010
Co. will apply for grants to promote rd. safety
WILLMAR -- Traffic statistics that surprised local law enforcement officials have prompted Kandiyohi County to seek grants to implement programs to educate the public about seat belt usage and excessive driving speeds. The county exceeded the state average for non-compliance with...
June 9, 2010 - 12:00am
January 12, 2010
U.S. grants $187M for fuel efficiency research
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration announced on Monday funding for nine projects designed to significantly increase fuel efficiency in heavy trucks and passenger vehicles, with more than half the money coming from the $787 billion stimulus package. Energy Secretary Steven...
January 12, 2010 - 7:45am
January 2, 2010
Show us the money
WILLMAR -- Kandiyohi County will see quite a bit of the Outdoor Heritage Amendment money in the next year. In the first round of grants from...
January 2, 2010 - 12:00am
October 26, 2009
Grants go a long way in providing a foundation at college
ST. PAUL -- It was a rough summer for Alyssa Courneya. The young Alexandria woman did not know where she would go to school this fall. Then, near the end of summer, she received the news she wanted to hear: A federal Pell college grant was headed her way, meaning she could continue...
October 26, 2009 - 12:00am
August 27, 2009
Minnesota announces health improvement grant awards
Area counties have received a share of $47 million in state grants to help fight chronic disease. The Minnesota Department of Health announced the inaugural Statewide Health Improvement Program grant awards Wednesday afternoon.
August 27, 2009 - 12:00am
July 29, 2009
MPCA taking comments on transfer station
WILLMAR -- The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is taking public comments on a permit reissuance for the continued operation of a solid waste management transfer station operated by West Central Sanitation of Willmar. If MPCA reissues the permit, West Central Sanitation will be...
July 29, 2009 - 12:00am
May 30, 2009
Minnesota, feds increase dollars for college grants
May 30, 2009 - 12:00am
January 12, 2009
With emphasis on improving the life in Kandiyohi County, community foundation creates fund for women and children
WILLMAR -- When the Willmar Area Community Foundation created a new Women's Fund this past year, one of the first grants went to the certified nursing assistant training program at Ridgewater College, to help pay for books, transportation, tuition and uniforms for women who needed...
January 12, 2009 - 12:00am
December 5, 2008
Wal-Mart Foundation awards more than $40K in local grants
WILLMAR -- Just in time for the holidays, more than $40,000 in grant money for local nonprofit organizations and projects was announced Thursday by the Wal-Mart Foundation. The grant awards will support projects ranging from a literacy initiative at the ACGC Schools to the Willmar...
December 5, 2008 - 12:00am