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Extension offers food safety certification and renewal courses
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March 8, 2013
Girl Scouts to celebrate Girl Scout Week
From March 10-16, more than 3.2 million Girl Scouts around the country will celebrate Girl Scout Week and the 101st anniversary of Girl Scouts. Self-discovery and community service were core values that Girl Scouts founder Juliette Gordon Low sought to instill in girls from the...
March 8, 2013 - 12:00am
February 8 named National Girl Scout Cookie Day
To celebrate the $790 million cookie program, the Girl Scouts have named February 8 National Girl Scout Cookie Day. On that day, Girl Scouts will ask cookie fans across the nation to buy or order more boxes in honor of their success in running the largest girl-led business enterprise...
February 8, 2013 - 12:00am
February 6, 2013
Area Girl Scouts earn awards
Local Girl Scouts Alicia Krohnfeldt, Brooklyn KrohnFeldt and Crystal Krohnfeldt, all sisters, attended the Girl Scouts annual meeting in Duluth...
awards / life
February 6, 2013 - 12:00am
January 23, 2013
Girl Scout sessions teach business skills
The Girl Scouts are sponsoring a series of sessions, "Girl Scouts in Action: It's Your Business, Run It," for all girls in grades K-5. The class limit is 25 per two grade group. There will be six sessions after school at both Voyager and Woodland Elementary schools in Alexandria...
January 23, 2013 - 12:00am
February 24, 2012
Spaghetti for a skatepark
This Sunday, with a plate of spaghetti and silent auction bids, area residents can help local Girl Scouts Bria Nienaber and Brooke Waldorf earn...
February 24, 2012 - 12:00am
February 17, 2012
Scout uniforms on display at Pope County Museum
In honor of the 100th anniversary of Girl Scouting, the Pope County Museum in Glenwood will host an exhibit titled "Girl Scout uniforms through...
February 17, 2012 - 12:00am
February 16, 2011
Girl Scouts offer instant cookie gratification
Remember that long wait between ordering Girl Scout cookies and the time when you crack the seal on your first sleeve of Thin Mints? That is a thing of the past. The Cookie Program is now direct sales, which means no more order and delivery - you get your cookies now! The cookie...
February 16, 2011 - 12:00am
January 12, 2011
Girl Scouts show their Christmas spirit
On December 4, members of Girl Scout Troop 971 went shopping for a family that they adopted through the United Way. For the second year, the troop adopted a family and purchased gifts at a local discount store, learning the value of money and how to get the most for their dollar....
January 12, 2011 - 12:00am
Girl Scouts appoint two from Alexandria at annual meeting
The Girl Scouts of Minnesota and Wisconsin Lakes and Pines held its annual meeting and recognition celebration recently. Approximately 225 people attended the event. A portion of the event was dedicated to electing new board members, discussing council issues, and voting on new proposals. Stacey...
February 12, 2010 - 12:00am
December 18, 2009
What Girl Scout cookies mean to the girls in our community
Can you believe it is almost Girl Scout cookie time? Have you ever wondered how selling cookies makes a difference in a girl's life and what...
December 18, 2009 - 12:00am
August 19, 2009
WesMin transfers ownership of Smokey Timbers
WesMin Resource Conservation and Development (RC&D) Council has transferred ownership of Smokey Timbers Camp to a newly formed nonprofit, Smokey...
August 19, 2009 - 12:00am
August 12, 2009
Girl Scouts earn Gold Award
Girl Scout Troop 546 recently received the Gold Award, the highest award given in Girl Scouts. To earn the honor, troops must complete a project...
August 12, 2009 - 12:00am
Girl Scouts announce 2009 Women of Excellence
The 14th annual Women of Excellence Awards banquet will be held Tuesday, June 16 at Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center in Alexandria at 5 p.m. The public is welcome to attend.
June 12, 2009 - 12:00am