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Best Outdoor Summer Volunteer Opportunities

Give back to your community while having fun when you volunteer with these outdoor volunteer opportunities.

06/09/2014

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Minnesota Teen Finishes Year Spent Sleeping Outside

Seventeen-year-old Rudy Hummel hasn’t let one of the coldest winters in decades, drenching rain or clouds of mosquitoes prevent him from sleeping outside every night for a full year. Hummel was preparing Friday to spend one last night in his treehouse at his family’s home in Hermantown.

06/06/2014

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Minn. Teen To Sleep Outside For A Year For Charity

A northern Minnesota teen who is vowing to sleep outside for a year is planning to help two charities.

01/23/2014

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Newest Habitat For Humanity House Is ‘Net Zero’

For those of us who face high winter heating and electric bills it seems impossible to live in a home that won’t have them. And that’s a very real possibility for the owners of the newest Habitat for Humanity home in north Minneapolis.

12/19/2013

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It’s Game-Time For One Minn. House Committee

Minnesota lawmakers have been known to play political games in committee, but now a group of them will play an actual game.

01/14/2013

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Stolen Habitat For Humanity Trailer Found In MN

A Habitat for Humanity trailer that was stolen in Western Wisconsin has now been recovered in Minnesota. The trailer full of tools was stolen last week in Grantsburg, Wis.

12/28/2012

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Thieves Rob Trailer From Habitat For Humanity

A real-life Grinch stole tools and a trailer from Habitat for Humanity.

12/20/2012

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Brush With Kindness Giving TLC To Metro Homes

Linda Anderson could barely stand the sight of her house in Brooklyn Center until a non-profit came in to help. Years of focusing on family left little to no time for repairs.

04/18/2012

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Volunteers Get Active On Martin Luther King Day

From serving the hungry to building homes, volunteers in Minnesota are getting active in the community on Monday to honor the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

01/16/2012

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Habitat For Humanity Helping In North Mpls.

It’s been more than four months since a tornado tore through North Minneapolis, damaging hundreds of homes.

10/03/2011

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Women Work Together To Build St. Paul Home

Despite Monday’s heat, women rocked tool belts in St. Paul and built a home.

06/06/2011

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Man Sentenced To 60 Days For Habitat For Humanity Thefts

A former employee of the Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity was sentenced to 60 days in jail and a $200 fine for stealing thousands of dollars from the nonprofit organization.

04/13/2011

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Dayton Picks Habitat Head For Urban Affairs Board

Gov.-elect Mark Dayton has picked a new leader for the board that runs the Twin Cities transit system, coordinates affordable housing and plans for regional population growth.

12/29/2010

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Former Employee Charged For Thefts From Habitat From Humanity

A former employee of the local Habitat for Humanity is accused of stealing thousands of dollars from a building materials store he managed for the nonprofit organization.

12/16/2010

Former President Carter In Town

Jimmy Carter and Walter Mondale will be reunited in Minneapolis today.

10/06/2010

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