United Way of 1000 Lakes Announces Phase Two of its Grantmaking Cycle

United Way of 1000 Lakes recently announced the opening of the second phase of…

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Golf Ball Drop Returns to Forest Lake in Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids State Bank Frozen Fairways Golf Classic organizers announce the…

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Ice Golf Returns to Forest Lake in February

The Grand Rapids State Bank Frozen Fairways Golf Classic is gearing up for its…

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4 Volunteer Opportunities in the New Year 

Start the New Year off right with resolutions that are good for you and the…

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Itasca Area Residents Will Receive Home Essential Packs to Help Them Transition into Stable Housing

This winter, area families transitioning into a new home will receive home and…

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Nominations Now Open for United Way’s ‘Volunteer of the Year’ Award

As part of their commitment to fostering the spirit of volunteerism, United Way…

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5 Volunteer Opportunities in December

Put your passion for your community into action by volunteering!  Whether you…

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Smart Giving From Your IRA

Adults age 70 ½ and over can take advantage of a simple path to benefitting…

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4 Volunteer Opportunities in November 

Volunteering makes a significant difference in both individual lives and…

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Board Member Spotlight: Patrick Lovejoy

Patrick Lovejoy is the Pastor at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Grand Rapids, and…

Board Member Spotlight: Angie Tanner, Board Treasurer

Angie Tanner is a Grand Rapids native employed by Minnesota Power. She love to volunteer,…

Board Member Spotlight: Tanis Henderson

Tanis Henderson is a licensed school counselor at Grand Rapids High School. She lives in…

Board Member Spotlight: Danielle Witherill, Board Secretary

“Grand Rapids is my hometown. I attended college at NDSU for a degree in Business…

Board Member Spotlight: David Kooda

“I moved to Grand Rapids in 1995 with my wife and three-week-old daughter, Erika.  We…

Board Member Spotlight: Jeff Niemala

A lifelong Itasca County resident, Jeff lives in LaPrairie with his wife, Linda, and…