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DNR to reduce walleye fingerling stocking
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Alexandria's Dresch makes "the ice angler's landing net"
Mike Frisch: Good winter crappie action
Lake trout surprises Northwest Angle fisherman
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#MeToo and #TimesUp: Are men safe?
Commentary: The end to the opioid crisis
Rapp clarifies his veteran status
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Letter: Pilot offers an apology on hangar issue
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
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County crafting buffer compliance rules
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Rose City Bar and Grill to open Feb. 1
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January 18, 2018
New grants for improving communities
Nonprofits, school districts and local governments with a great idea of how to improve their communities now will have a shot at getting some money to help them do that. The Fergus Falls-based West Central Initiative said it will give up to about $5,000 to groups that can help west-central...
January 18, 2018 - 2:16pm
October 16, 2015
COMMENTARY: Ensuring nonprofits are included in America’s energy efficiency efforts
By U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar, D-Minnesota This month, I will have the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to hear directly from Pope Francis when he addresses Congress during his visit to the U.S. The pope has gained international attention for his commitment to protecting our world...
October 16, 2015 - 12:00am
September 3, 2013
Alexandria Area Hockey Association is Grape Stomp's featured nonprofit
The Alexandria Area Hockey Association (AAHA) is the proud nonprofit organization for this year's Carlos Creek Winery Grape Stomp for a Cause,...
September 3, 2013 - 3:28pm
July 26, 2013
Area nonprofits invited to apply for board leadership training
The Board Leadership Academy is accepting applications from nonprofits in west central Minnesota to participate in its 2013 training. Sponsors West Central Initiative, Bremer Bank and HBH Consultants will offer customized training to help nonprofit board and staff leaders work together...
July 26, 2013 - 12:00am
March 13, 2013
Alexandria: Leave a legacy
A group of local nonprofit leaders have been collaboratively working to identify ways to increase the community's awareness and understanding of charitable giving. Local nonprofits deliver vital programs and services for the community. It relies on local nonprofits to feed the hungry,...
March 13, 2013 - 12:00am
November 16, 2012
Last call for Minnesota farmers to help nonprofit organizations
For the third consecutive year, America's Farmers Grow Communities, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund, gives eligible farmers the opportunity to win a $2,500 donation to direct to their favorite local nonprofit organization.
November 16, 2012 - 12:00am
November 9, 2012
Give to the Max Day is November 15
Minnesotans ignited a national philanthropic movement with the launch of the first "Give to the Max Day" in 2009. On November 15, they'll have their fourth annual opportunity to prove their record-breaking generosity by contributing to their favorite nonprofit organizations and...
November 9, 2012 - 12:00am
September 21, 2012
Local nonprofits invited to attend funders forum
All nonprofit organizations in the greater Alexandria area are invited to attend the next Alexandria Area Funders Forum on Thursday, September 27 from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Alexandria Technical and Community College. The purpose of the Funders Forum is to learn about the giving guidelines...
September 21, 2012 - 12:00am
September 12, 2012
Community Foundation awards grants to 15 local nonprofits
The Alexandria Area Community Foundation (AACF) recently announced that it awarded grants to 15 local nonprofit organizations in its annual grant round to support key community programs.
September 12, 2012 - 12:00am
August 29, 2012
$50,000 available for nonprofits
The Alexandria Area Community Foundation (AACF) seeks to make one or two significant grants that will be the "difference maker" in bringing about a lasting, positive change in the Alexandria area community. AACF looks to provide leadership financial support and make a connection...
August 29, 2012 - 12:00am
July 18, 2012
Local nonprofits invited to Funders Forum
All nonprofit organizations in the greater Alexandria area are invited to attend the next Alexandria Area Funders Forum on Thursday, July 26 from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Alexandria Technical and Community College. The purpose of the Funders Forum is to learn about the giving guidelines...
July 18, 2012 - 12:00am
May 7, 2012
GiveMN surpasses $50 million in donations to nonprofits
GiveMN recently announced that it has surpassed $50 million in donations processed through its website, GiveMN.org. Since GiveMN was launched in November 2009, the online fundraising website has processed online donations for more than 6,200 nonprofit organizations. Those donations...
May 7, 2012 - 11:31am
May 12, 2010
Here's a list of local nonprofits facing 'Doomsday'
The following is a list of small non-profit organizations in Douglas County that are at risk of losing their tax-exempt status because they haven't filed form 990-N. All of the groups on the list handle less than $25,000 of financial transactions per year and hadn't filed the form...
May 12, 2010 - 9:23am
'Doomsday' nears for small non-profits
May 17, 2010 is being called "doomsday" for many small non-profit organizations in Minnesota. That's the day they'll lose their 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status and be ineligible to receive tax-deductible contributions unless they go online and file form 990-N. The change affects about...
May 12, 2010 - 12:00am
December 18, 2009
Survey: 86 percent of nonprofits report fiscal stress
The Minnesota Association for Volunteer Administration (MAVA) has released its survey on the status of Minnesota's volunteer programs in a shifting environment. The survey of 280 Minnesota nonprofit and governmental organizations in late September found: Organizations experiencing...
December 18, 2009 - 12:00am