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Grand Forks Herald
October 4, 2016
$109,000 check makes big splash
After four years of fundraising, Save Our Pool presented the city of East Grand Forks with a check Tuesday for $109,000 to help pay for amenities at the recently renovated swimming pool. Save Our Pool members also assured the city there was more money on the way. The group started...
October 4, 2016 - 6:51pm
September 15, 2016
Police trying to approve residents paying in food for parking fines
In a few months, East Grand Forks residents might be raiding their pantries to pay off parking tickets if a temporary city program is put in...
September 15, 2016 - 3:25pm
July 19, 2016
East Grand Forks, Altru ink health and wellness partnership agreement
A $450,000 donation is set to be the foundation of a health and wellness partnership between Altru Health System and the city of East Grand Forks....
July 19, 2016 - 5:54pm
May 27, 2016
Fisher, Minn. veteran donated more than 2,000 military books to Campbell Library
Sheldon Roningen hasn’t checked out a book from a library for 48 years, but he’s made a habit of stopping into the Campbell Library in East...
May 27, 2016 - 7:59pm
March 19, 2016
Local business owner donates car to family affected in police shooting
Cody Schumacher walked to Ray's Certified Auto Repair, but thanks to the kindness of a local business owner, he drove home in a free car.
March 19, 2016 - 6:30am
March 13, 2016
Regional Roundup: Donor gives $5 million for new Baudette arena
Donor gives $5 million for new Baudette arena Baudette, Minn., is looking to build a new arena, thanks to an anonymous $5 million donation. The Lake of the Woods Community Arena Board explained the project in a recent open house event, according to a report in the Northern Light,...
March 13, 2016 - 1:30pm
March 5, 2016
Benefit aims to help Grandin, N.D., family battling Lyme disease
GRANDIN, N.D. -- Liz Thorsrud has not felt well for most of her life and now she's afraid that what has been ailing her has spread to her...
March 5, 2016 - 11:00am
MARILYN HAGERTY: Help is there for those in need
There is help. It’s way down south on Columbia Road, and it’s called NDAD. Most people don’t know much about it. That is, until their luck...
March 5, 2016 - 7:30am
February 6, 2016
Northwest Minnesota Foundation marks year of growth
The numbers are in and donations were up this past year for the Northwest Minnesota Foundation. The organization saw a $2.1 million bump in donations...
February 6, 2016 - 12:22pm
January 17, 2016
Community fund takes over role of United Way in Thief River Falls
Community assistance in Thief River Falls has taken on a new form after the board of directors for its United Way chapter made the decision to...
January 17, 2016 - 7:00am
December 29, 2015
Twin Cities megachurch reveals $17 million donation --largest in nation this year
Minnesota’s largest church has gotten a lot larger — thanks to a $17 million contribution. Eagle Brook Church, which has six locations...
December 29, 2015 - 8:24pm
December 25, 2015
Kindness knows no borders in Arnegard, N.D.
ARNEGARD, N.D. — Santa’s had to fill some pretty strange orders in his day, but the jolly old boy in the red suit might be scratching...
December 25, 2015 - 12:00pm
December 12, 2015
Grand Forks man calls on fellow Santas to donate pay to charity for children of Air Force members
One Santa Claus impersonator in Grand Forks is calling on his fellow men in red to donate part of their Santa pay to charity. Gary Spicer,...
December 12, 2015 - 8:00pm
December 2, 2015
$300K donated to North Dakota governor’s residence
BISMARCK – The committee tasked with raising $1 million in private donations for the new North Dakota governor’s residence announced $300,000 in corporate donations Wednesday and is closing in on the $500,000 needed before construction can begin. Fargo-based Nodak Mutual Insurance...
December 2, 2015 - 10:30pm
November 17, 2015
Woodbury man makes bone marrow donation 14 years after 'Be the Match' party
It was in 2001 while living in Washington, D.C. that Woodbury resident Brandon Lerch attended a Be the Match party. Be the Match works...
November 17, 2015 - 9:00pm