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November 15, 2017
A typical scene of fields and cows just outside the town of Eldon, Missouri, population roughly 5,000; Today, 44 percent of the town's residents live below the poverty line and more than 60 percent of students qualify for free or reduced-cost lunches.  Photo for The Washington Post by Trevor Frost
Despite devastating injuries, football in the heartland is a way to make it through life
November 15, 2017 - 12:24pm
September 14, 2017
New Census report: Incomes up, poverty down in Minnesota
September 14, 2017 - 12:39pm
The plains of North Dakota are seen from an aircraft about 45 miles from the North Dakota and Canada border. (Bridget Bennett/The New York Times)
Think rural areas are falling behind? Think again.
September 14, 2017 - 11:39am
July 10, 2017
Nell, 23, left, and Selena Cruz, 23, pose for a selfie outside Casa De Ruby, a Washington, D.C. (Photo courtesy Selena Cruz and Nell)
A hidden population: Youth homelessness is on the rise
July 10, 2017 - 8:05pm
March 15, 2016
Commentary: White poverty and me
March 15, 2016 - 2:00am
March 10, 2016
A stuffed doll represents an infant living in a low-income household. The poverty simulation gave participants a glimpse of the daily experience of being poor. (ANNE POLTA | TRIBUNE)
Kandiyohi County event offers greater insight into lives of the poor
March 10, 2016 - 10:51pm
December 21, 2015
Inquisitive and bright, 2-year-old Carmen plays recently with a puzzle given to her by Lois Peters to celebrate the toddler’s birthday. Peters, a nurse with the Supporting hands Nurse-Family Partnership, has made more than 60 in-home visits with Carmen and her mom, Alexis Buehler, to provide guidance and support. The young family is the first to graduate from the partnership in Kandiyohi County. (CAROLYN LANGE | TRIBUNE )
Young mother praises nurse partnership that mentored her in parenting
December 21, 2015 - 12:10am
November 19, 2015
Stephanie Hogenson, research and policy director at the Minnesota Children’s Defense Fund, speaks Monday during a Kids Count Coffee at the Willmar Public Library. (GARY MILLER | TRIBUNE)
More children of color live in poverty than whites in Minnesota
November 19, 2015 - 11:09pm
August 3, 2015
Heartland, Western Community Action agencies to merge in October 2016
August 3, 2015 - 12:29am
July 20, 2015
Salvation Army seeks to establish program in Willmar to lift people out of poverty
July 20, 2015 - 12:03am
July 11, 2015
Concert-goers listen to The Eagle Lake Gospel Quartet Friday evening, the first of five musical groups to perform in downtown Willmar during a fundraiser to help homeless families.(Rand Middleton | Tribune)play button
Video: Helping the homeless
July 11, 2015 - 12:00am
February 28, 2015
Willmar Area Food Shelf volunteer Darlene Gustafson helps a client select items from the refrigerator. The annual March fundraising event for the food shelf kicks off Monday with a chili fest.
TRIBUNE / Rand Middleton
Chili fest begins Willmar Area Food Shelf’s month-long fundraiser
February 28, 2015 - 7:00am
November 25, 2014
Mary Floren stacks loaves of bread at the Sara Lee Bakery on Willmar Avenue. Floren, who manages the business, organizes three deliveries a week with the Willmar Area Food Shelf. While she applauds business who donate food and funds to the food shelf, she believes more can be done by the city to help those living in poverty or on the streets. Business 2 Business photo by Dan Burdett
Latest issue of Business 2 Business is available online
November 25, 2014 - 12:54pm
November 20, 2014
One-third of Minnesota kids live in low-income households
November 20, 2014 - 11:13pm
November 14, 2014
Andrew Warburton, 7, from left, carries the keyboard to his family’s new computer Wednesday as his mother, Macarria Warburton, carries the PC and his sister, Naomi Cupps, 11, carries the monitor. (TRIBUNE/Gary Miller)
Nearly 100 families receive free computers in Willmar giveaway
November 14, 2014 - 11:28pm