It is more important than ever to have a high school diploma or GED. Over the course of a lifetime, an adult with a high school diploma or GED earns on average $568,000 more than an adult without a credential. By 2018, it is estimated that 63 percent of U.S. jobs will require a college [...]
By MaryHelen Swanson “We’re not just sending dresses, we’re sending HOPE!” is the motto of Little Dresses for Africa, a non-profit organization that desires to make little girls in Africa feel worthy through the gift of a pretty sundress. A group of local church women have that same desire, and find they really enjoy making [...]
American Legion Post 85 Adjutant Glenn Pierce and Commander James Johnson presented a $1,000 check to Lin Strong to help with expenses of this year’s Apple Festival to be held on Sunday, Sept. 16 in Almelund.
Another family is celebrating five generations. Seated: Carol Neri, great-grandma from Little Canada, Norma Verdon, great-great-grandma from North Branch, Kim Rosario, grandma from St. Paul holding Riah, daughter of Tonya, Patricia Schroeder, daughter of Kim, from Woodbury holding her daughter Chloe. On the floor: Shantell Rosario, daughter of Kim, from St. Paul holding her daughter [...]
Every two seconds, someone in the U.S. needs a blood transfusion. Blood is a perishable product that can only come from generous volunteer blood donors. Give the gift of life, donate blood on Monday, Sept. 17, 1-7 p.m. at First Lutheran Church, 1000 South Jay Avenue, in Rush City. Every pint counts.