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July 1, 2015
In the basement of the First Presbyterian Church, Mike Botzek has piled up 75 collapsed appliance boxes that he collected for the July 10 sleep-out. He plans to add at least 10 more by the time the event begins in downtown Willmar. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
Concert, sleep-out to raise awareness, funds for homeless programs
July 1, 2015 - 11:39pm
Sleep-out registration deadline is Friday
July 1, 2015 - 11:39pm
May 26, 2015
Cartoon by Chris Britt
Cartoon by Chris Britt
May 26, 2015 - 5:30am
April 14, 2015
Some foster kids were homeless
April 14, 2015 - 9:00am
May 5, 2014
Rhonda Otteson, coordinator for the southwest region of the Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless, said she is thrilled that the Senate’s bonding proposal that was announced Monday includes a total of $80 million to the Minnesota Housing Finance Agency for affordable housing. Tribune file photo by Carolyn Lange
Housing tour designed to reveal need: Senate’s $80M allocation a step toward adequate housing: Otteson
May 5, 2014 - 11:13pm
April 19, 2014
Letter: A need to help homeless
April 19, 2014 - 5:00am
February 17, 2014
Rhonda Otteson, coordinator for the southwest region of the Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless, said $100 million in new bonding money is needed to provide more affordable housing across Minnesota. (Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange)
Coalition fighting homelessness seeks $100M in bonding money for affordable housing
February 17, 2014 - 5:00am
March 7, 2013
Coalition wants more funds for effort to aid homeless in Minnesota
March 7, 2013 - 11:21pm
February 18, 2013
Homelessness may not be readily apparent in Kandiyohi County, Family Promise organizers say, but it’s here — from people sleeping on a friend’s sofa to spending the night in a car in a local parking lot. A “point in time homelessness count’’ taken Jan. 25, 2012, found 38 homeless households in Kandiyohi County. (Tribune photo/
Newly formed organization seeks to aid homeless families in Kandiyohi County
February 18, 2013 - 5:25am
November 2, 2011
Letter: A lesson in giving more
November 2, 2011 - 12:00am
October 28, 2011
Deadline is Thursday to apply to United Way of West Central Minn. for food, shelter funding
October 28, 2011 - 4:46pm
April 30, 2011
HUD grants allow Heartland Community Action Agency to expand programs for homeless families
April 30, 2011 - 12:00am
March 31, 2010
Minn. study finds sharp increase in homelessness
March 31, 2010 - 8:59am
March 6, 2010
Homeless youth in Kandiyohi County make the transition
March 6, 2010 - 12:00am
February 2, 2010
Jeremy Baumgart of Duluth stands under the elevated portion of I-35 in the graffitti graveyard near the area where he often would sleep when he was homeless. Duluth News Tribune/Clint Austin
Counting Duluth's homeless an inexact process: Getting an answer
February 2, 2010 - 12:00am