STAFF BLOG ASTROBOB Curiosity rover ramps up for road trip to Glenelg
Hi-ho, hi-ho, it's off to Glenelg we go! Scientists with the Mars mission have chosen Curiosity's first exploration destination, a little place nicknamed Glenelg (after a village in Scotland) near t... Posted on 8/18/12 at 11:16 AM
STAFF BLOG ALL ABOUT FOOD Bring back the Date Bar
When was the last time you ate a date bar? I haven't had one in years. In fact, I can't remember the last time I've even given thought to that deliciously sweet, rich layered dessert.
Not long ago, I... Posted on 1/29/12 at 7:00 AM
CONFESSIONS OF A [FORMER] FAT GIRL I know why I hate baking
Yesterday, after a crazy day, I ended up having to bake cookies for our Christmas cookie bake sale at work. First, I realized I don't particularly care for baking. Second, I didn't get home until afte... Posted on 12/22/09 at 1:15 AM
The face of United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties is continually changing. Different times of year bring new challenges and needs in our community to which United Way and its partner agencies reach out and provide a variety of services.
By Jessica Boyer, United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties
, April 06, 2011
Recognizing that one in four eligible families fail to file for tax benefits they are entitled to receive, United Way’s Community Impact Coalition has partnered with West Central Minnesota Community Action to offer free tax preparation clinics. The service is available for families earning $45,000 or less.
Next month, when driving north on Highway 29 toward Carlos, motorists may see something new and different at the crossing known as “Carlos Corners.”
The intersection, which connects Highway 29 with County Road 42 to the west and County Road 13 to the east, will soon be a four-way stop.
When you face a loss, waves of feeling, called grief, act as your natural “healing” response. You can cope with loss by recognizing it, understanding the waves of grief, and getting support during the grieving process, knowing that grief does eventually subside.
In recognition of National Homeless Awareness Week, November 16-22, the local United Way Community Impact Coalition is hosting meetings to discuss the Alexandria community’s housing needs and challenges.
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