Ask The Expert: What Makes a Vibrant Community?

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


Changemakers to Watch: Tom and Leanna McBride

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


Turning the Table on Tragedy

“We came to the Grand Rapids area about seven years ago to escape.  To hide…


Campus Life Sparks Faith and Hope

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