Ask The Expert: Why keeping aging community members social matters?

Kristi Kane is the Director of the Arrowhead Area Agency on Aging, a division of the…

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Campus Life sparks faith and hope

When Liz Maki joined the Deer River Campus Life program back in high school, she thought…

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Board Member Spotlight: Alie McInerney

"The Itasca-area has been home to my family for more than 100 years. With deep roots and…

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Ask The Expert: What makes a vibrant community?

What makes a community one where people want to live? United Way of 1,000 Lakes spoke…

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Board Member Spotlight: Luke Francisco, Board Ex-officio

"I grew up in Grand Rapids and after spending 6+ years in the Duluth area, had the…

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Board Member Spotlight: Amanda Kluge, Board President

"When I heard United Way was looking to fill a Board role, I jumped at the chance to help…

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Changemakers to Watch: Tom and Leanna McBride

Much has been said about rural Minnesota’s “brain drain,” in which ambitious young people…

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Board Member Spotlight: Peter Birkey, Board Ex-officio

Before moving to Grand Rapids, Peter lived in Boston, serving as an Executive Vice…

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Adult Day Stay gives sense of purpose, community

Joey Jacobson of Bigfork knew her mother Marie needed a little extra help. She was living…

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