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April 26, 2016
Honoring regional ingenuity: Two Bemidji businesses honored at Northwest Minnesota Foundation competition
BEMIDJI -- A trio of businesses received a boost Tuesday night after winning an annual competition honoring inventiveness and entrepreneurship....
April 26, 2016 - 8:50pm
March 28, 2016
Disaster preparedness conference set for June in Mahnomen
BEMIDJI -- The Northwest Minnesota Foundation is hosting a Community Disaster Response and Recovery Conference on June 7 in Mahnomen that will focus on maximizing resources through partnerships and communication.The conference is being organized by the foundation, along with the...
March 28, 2016 - 8:59pm
Farmer leaves $360,000 to Bemidji-based foundation
BEMIDJI -- Charles Swanson, a Red Lake Falls, Minn., farmer who died in November has bequeathed a gift of just more than $360,000 to Bemidji-based Northwest Minnesota Foundation. Swanson was born in 1926 in Red Lake Falls and attended church and high school in St. Hilaire, Minn.,...
March 28, 2016 - 3:10pm
February 26, 2016
NMF presents work environment workshop
BEMIDJI—The Northwest Minnesota Foundation is delivering a program, Self-Defeating Habits of Otherwise Brilliant People, which is designed to help create a positive work environment. Through thousands of seemingly insignificant interactions, teams unknowingly create environments...
February 26, 2016 - 7:40pm
February 7, 2016
Northwest Minnesota Foundation marks year of growth
BEMIDJI -- The numbers are in and donations were up this past year for the Northwest Minnesota Foundation. The Bemidji-based organization saw a $2.1 million bump in donations from the previous year, according to its 2015 annual report for the fiscal year spanning July 1, 2014, to...
February 7, 2016 - 12:19pm
January 14, 2016
Women’s Fund grants, scholarships available
BEMIDJI -- The Northwest Minnesota Women’s Fund is asking for funding proposals for programs and services that benefit women and girls within the 12-county Northwest Minnesota Foundation service area. Counties include Beltrami, Clearwater, Hubbard, Kittson, Lake of the Woods, Mahnomen,...
January 14, 2016 - 10:42pm
December 4, 2015
IDEA Competition deadline approaches
BEMIDJI—The deadline to enter the eighth annual IDEA Competition is fast approaching—Dec. 31 is the last day to register. More than $300,000 has been awarded to Northwest Minnesota entrepreneurs in its seven years, according to a press release from the Northwest Minnesota...
December 4, 2015 - 5:09pm
October 9, 2015
Digital marketing workshop series in November
BEMIDJI—IMPACT 20/20 is hosting a series of digital marketing workshops for the region's businesses and nonprofits beginning Nov. 4. Three workshops will be offered: "Introduction to DIY Websites," "Facebook for Business" and "WordPress Wow: Workshop for WordPress Users." Each...
October 9, 2015 - 9:21pm
September 18, 2015
Reception for Kay Mack
Louise Jackson (right) places a necklace on Kay Mack, who was recently nominated as a Community Builder, a designation by Northwest Minnesota...
September 18, 2015 - 9:26pm
County administrator to be honored for improving community: Kay Mack to receive Community Builder award
BEMIDJI -- Since its creation in 1998, the Northwest Minnesota Foundation Women's Fund has bestowed upon an area person the title of Community Builder. Instead of using brick and mortar, though, these women utilize leadership, mentoring and professional excellence to make their...
September 18, 2015 - 12:47pm
September 5, 2015
NWF offers nonprofit workshop
BEMIDJI -- The Northwest Minnesota Foundation is presenting “Strengths Based Nonprofit Teams,” a course designed to help nonprofit teams be more engaged, productive and high performing. This two-day session will be offered from 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 30 and Oct. 13 at the Northwest...
September 5, 2015 - 8:33pm
September 1, 2015
NMF awards grant to soil and water district
BEMIDJI -- The Northwest Minnesota Foundation awarded a $25,000 grant to the West Polk Soil and Water Conservation District in Crookston. The district is applying on behalf of a collaborative of seven local government units that stretches along the Red Lake River from northern Beltrami...
September 1, 2015 - 8:41pm
June 29, 2015
Shevlin to build new playground
BEMIDJI -- A new playground is coming to Shevlin. The Northwest Minnesota Foundation announced the project in a release Monday, saying the foundation’s local component fund, the Bagley Early Childhood Coalition, plans to meet with community members to develop and implement plans...
June 29, 2015 - 7:44pm
April 26, 2015
NMF awarded a $25,000 grant to the North Country Community Health Services Board
The Northwest Minnesota Foundation (NMF) awarded a $25,000 grant to the North Country Community Health Services Board (NCCHB), a governing body...
April 26, 2015 - 12:29am
April 23, 2015
LitWeaver takes home IDEA award
BEMIDJI— A new Bemidji company was awarded $10,000 on Wednesday for its mission to help literature students and stick it to big textbook...
April 23, 2015 - 7:26pm