Match Month is a trivial pursuit in Mitchell County

BELOIT – Match Month trivia on the Solomon Valley Community Foundation Facebook page and email marketing was educational fun for possible donors. People could email or comment with their guesses, […]

Norton students taking care of business

NORTON – More than 80 Norton high school and junior high students presented businesses ranging from baking to automotive detailing in the Norton County Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge. High school participation […]

Cloud County foundation rewards donors

CONCORDIA – A new volunteer for the Community Foundation for Cloud County helped pound yard signs in the ground to promote the foundation’s work during Match Month. During December, Match […]

Video celebrates 25th year of Grassroots Art Center

LUCAS – When the Grassroots Art Center recently celebrated its 25th anniversary, a film was produced featuring Executive Director Rosslyn Schultz and several of the board members and volunteers who […]

Foundation finds plenty to love about Russell County

RUSSELL – The Russell County Area Community Foundation had its most successful match month ever with an “I Love Russell County” fundraising campaign. The foundation reached out to donors, businesses […]

Tri-State Show gains visitor’s center

BIRD CITY – A new collection has found its space, and for the first time, the Tri-State Antique Engine and Threshers Association has a main office on show grounds, as […]

Care facility in Stockton serves range of ages

STOCKTON – Grant funds purchased kitchen equipment for the new Solomon Valley Manor 30-bed facility in Stockton. The 24,000-square-foot licensed adult care facility will provide private rooms and bathrooms, which […]

Mankato museum undergoes mammoth improvements

MANKATO – Renovations and improved exhibits featuring mammoth fossils found in Jewell County are making the Jewell County Historical Society Museum more attractive to visitors. Grant funding covered the cost […]

Senior center gets a facelift

RUSSELL – New energy-efficient windows and siding have given the Russell Senior Center a facelift. A Hansen Foundation grant paid for five new windows and steel siding, and a Russell […]

Bonuses help Almena child care staff

ALMENA – A third child care provider was hired for Mindy’s Magical Playhouse after the position had been unfilled for two years. The availability of a staff bonus gave the […]

Clifton-Clyde playground adds to the fun

CLYDE – The playground at the Clifton-Clyde Grade School added a little fun with equipment purchased through funding from the Hansen Foundation and TransCanada grants. Playground equipment was updated, edging […]