Minnesota Girl Scout Camp Permanently Closes Due To Flood DamageA southern Minnesota Girl Scout camp is closing after more than 40 years. Past and current scouts gathered in Houston to say their final farewell this weekend. Camp Whispering Hills first opened in 1972.
MN Girl Scout Shares Pie Recipe That Took Her To Nat'l ContestA Coon Rapids Girl Scout just got back from New York after being a finalist in a national Girl Scout pie baking contest. Natalie Berg, her mother and sister were all there to showcase the pie to judges.
Troops Homecoming Sweetened By Local Girl ScoutsMore than six dozen military men and women are almost home Saturday night. The 461st of Fargo just completed a training exercise in the Dominican Republic. They came through the Armed Forces Service Center at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport Saturday evening.
Good Question: Where Does Girl Scout Cookie Money Go? This Saturday, the Girl Scouts of Minnesota and Wisconsin River Valleys will start its annual cookie sales fundraiser. Last year, the 41,000-strong Girl Scouts River Valleys council sold 4.3 million boxes and brought in $17 million. Each girl sold an average of 146 boxes. "I can learn how to sell things and operate a small business basically," said Girl Scout Sarah Albert of Brooklyn Park.
Bloomington Girl Scouts Send Smiles To Sandy HookChildren in the Twin Cities are trying to lift the spirits of the survivors at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
Good Question: Do Extreme Fundraisers Pay Off?The Girl Scouts sell cookies. Many charities do fundraising galas. The local Boy Scouts Council decided to dare donors to rappel off the top of a 22-story St. Paul skyscraper.
Girl Scouts Mark 100th Birthday With Party At MOAThe Girl Scouts of Minnesota and Wisconsin River Valleys is turning 100 -- and it's hosting a weekend celebration at the Mall of America to mark the occasion.
Good Question: Where Does Girl Scout Cookie Money Go? It is Girl Scout cookie season. The cute kid knocks at your door, asking you to spend $3.50 on a box of 28 Thin Mints.
Minn. Girl Scouts Sell Cookies To Help Soldiers A group of very young Girl Scouts have been selling their boxes at car dealership in St. Cloud. But this troop also asked customers if they would pay for an extra box to be sent to troops serving overseas.
Scouts Explore Space, Talk To Astronauts At Fort SnellingIt's not every day you get a chance to meet an astronaut -- or talk to them in space.
Minn. Scouts To Speak To Space Station AstronautsMinnesota Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and other students are getting the chance to speak live to astronauts aboard the International Space Station.
Some Girl Scout Troops Having Cookie ConcernsIt has become the time of year many of us look forward to: Girl Scout cookie season. However, this year, some Girl Scout troops aren't so happy with how those cookies are being sold.