St. Paul Businesses Make Health A Priority With 'Workplace Wellness' GrantsNAMI Minnesota -- a nonprofit that addresses mental health -- wants their staff to make health a priority, too.
Grant Provides Standing Desks For Andover ClassroomSenior students in one Andover High School classroom are finding sitting can stand in the way of learning. Rich Wilkie's social studies class earned five Ergotron standing desks this school year through a grant from the American Heart Association.
St. Paul's History Theatre Receives Grant For Their Work With VeteransThe History Theatre in St. Paul is being recognized for its work with military veterans. The theater will receive $5,000 from the Blue Star Theatres Grant Program. Theatre Communications Group, the national organization for theater, and Blue Star Families recently announced the second round of program grants.
U Of M Gets $25K Grant To Fund Beekeeping TeamNorth Dakota Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring has awarded nearly $110,000 in grants for five honey bee projects. The largest grant is nearly $27,000 to the North Dakota Beekeeper's Association for promotion, outreach and education.
70-Year-Old Woman Found Dead In Washington County Swimming PoolOfficials in the Washington County Sheriff's Office say they received the call at around 5:35 p.m. When they arrived at the pool in the city of Grant along with Lakeview Ambulance and Stillwater Fire Department, they weren't able to revive her.
4 Your Pets: Princeton Rescue Organization Wins Huge GrantPrinceton's Ruff Start Rescue just got a much-deserved financial boost! The animal rescue organization received a $25,000 grant from State Farm Neighborhood Assist following a Facebook contest.
Great Lakes Areas Of Concern To Receive $7.9M GrantThe Great Lakes Areas of Concern is receiving $7.9 million from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to fund habitat restoration projects. U.S. Sens. Gary Peters and Debbie Stabenow announced the grant Wednesday. Both Michigan lawmakers are members of the Great Lakes Task Force.
Mpls. Public Schools Wins $88K Farm To School GrantMinneapolis Public Schools will be getting almost $88,000 over two years to help purchase food from local farmers, the school district announced Tuesday.
Mpls. Gets $3.4M To Rid Low-Income Homes Of Lead-Based Paint, HazardsThe City of Minneapolis will be ridding 280 low-income homes of lead-based paint and other hazards, thanks to a $3.4 million grant from the U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The city says the funds will be focused on homes with children under 6 who already have been lead poisoned.
Finding Minnesota: Restaurant Holds Tight To German HeritageOktoberfest celebrations have already started -- even though it's still September -- and one popular spot is still going strong, in spite of critics who said they'd never make it.
Land O'Lakes Gives $25 Million To University Of Minnesota The University of Minnesota will receive $25 million in donations and sponsorships from Land O'Lakes to support academic and athletic programs. The Arden Hills-based cooperative announced the commitment Tuesday.
Struggling Meals On Wheels Gets $5K Grant Last month we told you about a Twin Cities meals on wheels program on the brink of closure. The Burnsville location was $2,000 in the red and could be the fifth Meals on Wheels location to close because of a lack of donations.
Authorities Search For Missing Wash. County ManThe Washington County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance in finding a missing 75-year-old man who has dementia. Clifford Lee was last seen Wednesday morning at 8 a.m. in the city of Grant. He was wearing blue jeans, a gray T-shirt and possibly a navy-colored sweatshirt.
Suburban Spotlight: Natalie Nyhus Discovers GrantAll this week, the WCCO Morning Show is touring the Twin Cities in their Suburban Spotlight. On Thursday, Natalie Nyhus headed east. Though she said she's originally from the eastern suburbs, she had never heard of Grant before.
Morning Team Headed Back To Suburbs For Round 2This week, the WCCO Morning Show team will be taking a trip to the suburbs. That's because they are bringing back the Suburban Spotlight. Back in February, everyone took turns throwing darts at a map to decide which suburb to pay a visit.