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December 9, 2017
Salvation Army extends Angel Tree deadline due to unmet need
Leaders at the Brainerd Lakes Salvation Army are extending the organization's Angel Tree program deadline through the weekend after nearly 100...
19 hours 56 min ago
Sharing Bread Soup Kitchen says 'It's a Wonderful Life'
Pastor Bob Evans feels like "It's a Wonderful Life," the Frank Capra-directed feel-good Christmas classic that's a perennial favorite of the...
21 hours 56 min ago
December 7, 2017
Doucette appointed to United Way board
United Way of Crow Wing and Southern Cass Counties recently announced the appointment of Daryl Doucette to its Board of Directors. Doucette is vice president of Human Resources at Mid-Minnesota Federal Credit Union and brings a variety of experience to the United Way Board, including...
December 7, 2017 - 2:30pm
November 28, 2017
Nonprofits team up to finish home before winter
One call changed it all. Colleen Palony called Tim McCarthy, founder of Lakes Area Interfaith Caregivers. The nonprofit's mission is "to help...
November 28, 2017 - 9:00am
November 26, 2017
Toys for Kids kicks off 2017 drive
Toys for Kids kicked off its annual Christmas gift program Friday in Brainerd. 2017 marks the 36th year of the Brainerd lakes area Toys for Kids...
November 26, 2017 - 4:00am
November 23, 2017
Sharing Bread Soup Kitchen's cup runneth over
Pastor Bob Evans has a lot to be appreciative of this Thanksgiving. Sharing Bread Soup Kitchen has been helping to feed those in need since 1987...
November 23, 2017 - 10:00am
November 21, 2017
The need is great - Red Cross offers 3 ways to make saving lives easier
ST. PAUL - We know you’re busy this time of year, and so are our regular blood and platelet donors. In fact, many delay giving during the busy...
November 21, 2017 - 11:30am
November 19, 2017
Calling the kettle red: Salvation Army launches holiday campaign
BAXTER—Armed to the teeth with hot chocolate and sweets, the Brainerd Lakes Salvation Army marched into Cub Foods at noon Friday to kick...
November 19, 2017 - 4:00am
November 16, 2017
Local nonprofits take part in Give to the Max Day
Generous givers across the state will be opening their pocketbooks for good causes Thursday, Nov. 16, as Minnesota kicks off its ninth annual...
November 16, 2017 - 11:00am
November 13, 2017
'Parade of Trees' silent auction planned
HACKENSACK—The Parade of Trees silent auction, bake sale and craft sale is 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. Dec. 2 at Union Congregational United Church of Christ in Hackensack. The event will feature a silent auction of donated decorated trees, wreaths and holiday centerpieces, live music, craft...
November 13, 2017 - 2:30pm
Local vet issues challenge to help soup kitchen
BAXTER—Lakeland Veterinary Hospital in Baxter announced it is challenging other area businesses to raise money and food for the Sharing Bread Soup Kitchen. "The soup kitchen helps so many in our community and is in serious financial straits. Please help," a Facebook post for...
November 13, 2017 - 1:30pm
Waiting for a mentor: Girl seeks a reader and talker
Teachers enjoy Katie and she loves fourth grade. Even though she had a tough time learning to read, it's her favorite subject. She knows that practice makes perfect. Fall is quickly turning to winter, but the weather is still nice enough to jump-rope outside and Katie is happy about...
November 13, 2017 - 10:30am
November 8, 2017
Brainerd homelessness program to lose federal funds
The only organization providing shelter for homeless families in the Brainerd lakes area will lose its federal funding next year. Leaders of...
November 8, 2017 - 6:00am