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Dead body found outside home in Naytahwaush in northwest Minn.
Minn. teacher licensing extension rejected
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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
April 19, 2015
Northwest Minnesota Foundation hosts donor appreciation dinner
The Northwest Minnesota Foundation Board of Directors and staff recently hosted a donor appreciation dinner to recognize individuals and organizations who have made significant contributions to the foundation's endowment or charitable funds that it manages. More than 100 people...
April 19, 2015 - 12:59am
March 6, 2015
IDEA competition finalists announced
BEMIDJI -- The IDEA business competition on Friday announced the five finalists who will move into the final round of the annual event: • Paul Eickhof, Eickhof Columbaria, Crookston • William Weaver, LitWeaver, Bemidji • Eric Niskanen, NISKY LLC, Bemidji • Mychal Stittsworth,...
March 6, 2015 - 4:44pm
March 3, 2015
Women's fund seeks outstanding "community builders"
BEMIDJI -- The Northwest Minnesota Women's Fund is seeking nominations for its "Community Builders" awards. Since 1998, the Northwest Minnesota Women's Fund has honored 45 women who have demonstrated leadership for improving the quality of their own lives or those around them, making...
March 3, 2015 - 6:29pm
March 2, 2015
Workshop on Wednesday for improving cycling in Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- Nice Ride Minnesota, Headwaters Regional Development Commission and the city of Bemidji are working together, with support from the Center for Prevention at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, to identify and implement an improved, user-friendly network of bicycle...
March 2, 2015 - 4:51pm
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...
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....
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...
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...
January 8, 2013 - 10:57pm