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SATURDAY'S VEZINA BENEFIT: Boy, 9, steers self toward character-driven recovery
By Mike Brue GRAND FORKS-- Steven Vezina is a character. The 9-year-olds family and relatives vouch for that. Hes a comical person. Hes still comical, his mom, Traci Jones of Bismarck, said this wee...
11/22/13 at 4:06 PM Month of the caregiver 11/18/13 at 2:58 PM
PRAYERS FOR PEYTON BENEFIT SATURDAY: Grand Forks 6-year-old rebounds after 'tummy ache' takes life-threatening turn 11/15/13 at 5:19 PM
A School Without Computers
As you may have read earlier this month, I was asked to help a school in Tanzania, Africa raise money for computers.I met the founder of the school, Evaristo Sanga, about a year ago and spoke with him...
8/29/13 at 8:45 AM
Can you help?
Today I am sharing with you a correspondence that was forwarded to me by my lovely friend Katherine Tweed who aside from being a fabulous person has community service hardwired into her soul. The corr...
8/23/13 at 11:09 AM What happens when you care...Aidan's example. 6/19/13 at 10:10 PM
And the winners are... 3/9/13 at 8:55 PM
Cherries and rhubarb
As I mentioned in Monday's post, we bought a "lug" of cherries on Saturday. The timing is never great for those--it's before we really get into the canning season and while we're still going strong w...
7/17/13 at 6:45 AM
What Can Be Given To a Charity?
While most anything can be given to charity, these are the more common forms of donated property: Cash: Cash gifts are the easiest to give to a charity, both in terms of substantiating the deduction ...
5/21/13 at 2:35 PM
GoFar for Lake Agassiz Habitat for Humanity
Thousands of runners will hit the streets to Run Fargo this weekend. No matter what the event, everyone has a reason for participating. Some do it to lose weight. Others are striving to break their ow...
5/17/13 at 9:30 AM
Shrink for Good
Originally posted on The Sisterhood of the Shrinking Jeans. You're thirsty. You walk to the kitchen, turn on the faucet, and fill a cup with cold, refreshing water. Or maybe you grab a bottle of wate...
4/29/13 at 6:22 AM
Recycled Art: Mosaic Tile (Part 2)
A couple of months back, I created a mosaic for the Habitat for Humanity Recycled Art show, "Home is Where the Art Is". It was great to be involved in something like this, and I've never sold any of m...
4/8/13 at 2:39 PM
The Empire Gives Back: Lucas, $4 Billion and Philanthropy
The Empire Gives Back: Lucas, $4 Billion and Philanthropy WRITTEN BYRUTH MCCAMBRIDGE CREATED ONTHURSDAY, 01 NOVEMBER 2012 14:12 October 31, 2012;Source:Mother Nature Network When Disney announce...
11/15/12 at 9:46 AM
BBB Advice for Donating to Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts
As Hurricane Sandy churns into the history books, millions of people along the East Coast and down through the Caribbean will be struggling for months, if not years, to return their lives to normal. E...
11/1/12 at 9:52 AM
Governor thanks Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota
North Dakota Governor Jack Dalrymple thanked Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota in a recent blog post on his re-election website. Dalrymple marveled in his blog about the record 9,500 registration...
5/23/12 at 1:13 PM
Charity Begins at Home, and It Should Be In the Community
Today we heard a great presentation by a Community Action leader. Did you know that 21,104 Duluthians (25%) meet the federal definition of poverty? Did you know that 18,571 or 22% are living just abov...
3/14/12 at 5:21 PM Feel The Beat, Party Hearty, Zumba 3/19/11 at 5:05 AM
Worldly and National Charities, Can We Make A Difference? 1/13/11 at 6:41 AM
Make the most of your charitable giving
Today, Money Savin' Mama is encouraging you to save money by giving money. That's because it's Giving Hearts Day, a wonderful opportunity for everyone, especially the frugally minded, to donate to th...
2/14/12 at 1:45 AM
Today, I would like to share a link to an article about my sixth grader teacher, Bonnie Cameron. Bonnie and I have stayed in touch over the years, and I am happy to call her friend. She has inspired...
12/27/11 at 6:30 AM When the Bells Stopped Ringing... 12/12/11 at 6:30 AM
Flensburg Files News Flyer 29 November, 2011
It's Christmas time and with that come the Christmas Markets, the Glhwein, the Presents, and lots of events that have been going on the last few days, which warrants the Flensburg Files News Flyer- d...
11/29/11 at 5:55 AM