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Family, friends of Kristi Magnuson hope Saturday benefit helps to launch health turnaround
By Mike Brue GRAND FORKS -- Melissa Magnuson says she can sum up her mom, Kristi, in one word these days. Miserable. Kristi Magnuson loves the young dogs chihuahuas Lady and Snickers, and toy sp...
12/6/13 at 5:09 PM SATURDAY'S VEZINA BENEFIT: Boy, 9, steers self toward character-driven recovery 11/22/13 at 4:06 PM
Month of the caregiver 11/18/13 at 2:58 PM
Thank you Gaffaney's!
THANK YOU to Gaffaney's of Grand Forks for donating all of the big rubber bands we use to bundle the Santa Claus Girls gifts. If you would like to help, donations may be sent to Santa Claus Girls, G...
12/6/13 at 10:02 AM Deals for Charity 12/4/13 at 10:34 AM
Santa Claus Girls Word Search 11/29/13 at 11:13 PM
What's Up Wednesday!
What's Up This Weekend in the Grand Cities? This weekend, UND football takes on Montana in the Hall of Fame Game and River Cities Speedway wraps up its 2013 racing series. Thursday, September 12 ...
9/11/13 at 1:45 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
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
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
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
Kriesel, Magnus push Minneapolis casino
A southwestern Minnesota farmer and an eastern Twin Cities Army veteran, two unlikely supporters, are leading a legislative effort to allow a downtown Minneapolis casino. Sen. Doug Magnus, R-Slayto...
5/4/11 at 6:49 PM Vote gives firefighters the boot 3/18/10 at 10:26 AM
Vote gives firefighters the boot 3/18/10 at 10:26 AM
helping out where you can
The North Dakota Game and Fish Department is encouraging deer hunters to consider donating a deer to the Sportsman Against Hunger program. SAH is a charitable program that raises money for process...
10/26/10 at 7:34 AM
Chair Auction Raises Cash for Honor Flight Southwest Minnesota
The chair auction went extremely well this year and we raised $3,011 for the Southwest Minnesota Honor Flight! The Globe's going to kick in extra, so the total amount of the donation will be $4,000! T...
6/12/10 at 11:59 AM Chair Donations for the Honor Flight! 6/12/10 at 10:58 AM
Jumping into Lake Okabena in January 1/14/10 at 11:00 PM
Getting the word out
As noted last week, I'm planning to run in one of the events in next year's Fargo Marathon as a charity runner. Beth, one of my friends from high school, helped come up with the idea to run in Kate Hu...
9/11/09 at 4:57 AM Running for a cause 8/31/09 at 5:15 AM