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October 3, 2014
Kelliher School District receives grant to help students prepare for the future
The Northwest Minnesota Foundation recently awarded a $25,000 grant to Kelliher School District to collaborate with the Boys & Girls Club of the Bemidji Area (BGCBA). The grant will bring BGCBA’s SMART Moves and Career Launch programs to an estimated 250 students, in second...
news / education
October 3, 2014 - 1:33pm
June 11, 2014
Family creates Diffley scholarship; Program geared toward aspiring pilots
BEMIDJI -- A scholarship has been created in honor of Larry Diffley, the late president of Bemidji Aviation who died in a plane crash in 2012. The Larry Diffley Memorial Aviation Scholarship Fund has been established by Diffley's children to help aspiring pilots in the local area....
news / education
June 11, 2014 - 12:08am
April 23, 2014
Bright IDEAs: IDEA Competition to award $30K to local entrepreneurs
BEMIDJI -- Entrepreneurs from across northern Minnesota will gather Thursday to see if they'll receive $10,000 toward putting their business on the map. Seven finalists remain for the sixth annual Ingenuity Drives Entrepreneur Acceleration (IDEA) Competition organized by the Northwest...
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April 23, 2014 - 11:15pm
January 8, 2013
Foundation shows off remodeled office in historic building
BEMIDJI – The Northwest Minnesota Foundation, in designing its new headquarters, made a concerted effort to represent the entire area it serves within the walls of its home. NMF, which serves 12 counties in northwest Minnesota, moved Dec. 10, relocating its headquarters into the...
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January 8, 2013 - 10:57pm
November 30, 2012
NMF awards $25,000 grant to Adult Day Services
BEMIDJI – The Northwest Minnesota Foundation has awarded Adult Day Services Inc. a $25,000 grant to expand service options for families with a loved one experiencing challenges due to deteriorating health. Adult Day Services Inc., established in 1981, serves clients within a 45-mile...
November 30, 2012 - 6:49pm
Forgit named to NMF board
BEMIDJI – Cathy Forgit of Fertile, Minn., has been elected to the Northwest Minnesota Foundation Board of Directors. Forgit is a retired Fertile Beltrami Community Education director and is currently the co-coordinator for the Fertile Beltrami Early Childhood Initiative. On behalf...
November 30, 2012 - 6:42pm
October 25, 2012
Tour highlights LaValley Industries
BEMIDJI – If the McKnight Foundation didn’t before know the name Jason LaValley, it does now. LaValley, president and CEO of LaValley Industries,...
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October 25, 2012 - 1:00am