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Southwest Initiative Foundation

February 8, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

The Grow Our Own event, hosted Tuesday in Willmar by the Southwest Initiative Foundation, Vision 2040, and the Willmar Area Community Foundation, provided information and discussion on ways the community can work against child poverty.
Community groups focus on fighting child poverty
February 8, 2018 - 5:34am
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Archibald and Edyth Bush are shown in this undated photo. In 1953, they took $200 million worth of 3M company stock accumulated during his career there and established the Bush Foundation.
Bush Foundation grants $1.8 million to Granite Falls
November 8, 2017 - 12:01am
November 7, 2017
Submitted / Diana Anderson
Need for child care an economic development issue in southwest MN
November 7, 2017 - 9:22am
September 24, 2017
David Lamas, corporate recruiter for Duininck Incorporated, said the company has found success by recruiting workers from racial and ethnic minorities in the region.
Tom Cherveny / Tribune
Region's need for diversity in workforce growing
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August 29, 2017
Diversity event set Sept. 22 in Montevideo
August 29, 2017 - 8:43am
June 20, 2017
 Teresa Peterson
Peterson joins SWIF board
June 20, 2017 - 6:31am
July 15, 2016
Regional grants awarded to support community aging
July 15, 2016 - 11:50pm
July 14, 2016
Several homes and garages on Fourth Street in Watkins were completely damaged from the Monday night storm, almost unrecognizable the morning after. (Gretchen Brown / Tribune)
Emergency fund launched for Meeker County tornado recovery
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January 7, 2016
Scott Marquardt withdraws from EDC finalist interview
January 7, 2016 - 9:55am
January 8, 2015
Southwest Initiative Foundation names new president
January 8, 2015 - 8:17pm
July 3, 2014
Southwest Initiative Foundation names interim director
July 3, 2014 - 3:36pm
June 19, 2014
Southwest Initiative Foundation CEO resigns
June 19, 2014 - 2:26pm
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