...help local homeowners finance home improvements through low-interest loans and grants. Funds are through U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development. With spring approaching, Rural Development is gearing up to assist local homeowners...
Single family housing loans availableThe U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development Agency is currently accepting applications for loans available to low-income families to buy, build...
LWV will focus on school lunches The League of Women Voters of the Brainerd Lakes Area will discuss school lunch programs in the area at its next session. The speakers will be Arlene Jones of the Farm on St.
Rep. Rick Nolan, D-Minn., has been around politics long enough not to assume that today's political good fortune will necessarily be around next month, or even next week.
? Musels named state directors for pageants The Miss United States Organization has announced that Vicki and Bill Musel have been named as the state directors for the Miss Minnesota United States and Miss Iowa United States Pageants.
Funding still available to assist low-income landowners in upgrading septic systemsSTAPLES - Region Five currently offers low-interest funding (3 percent for 60 months) to landowners that can show repayment ability to repair or replace an existing septic system. There are no income limits.
...contains tips on how to stretch food dollars through budgeting, food selection and low-cost recipes ? The U.S. Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition website offers tips on budget shopping, choosing healthy foods and maximizing benefit spending...
USDA official to visit Deerwood U.S Department of Agriculture Rural Development State Director Colleen Landkamer will visit Deerwood at 3 p.m. Monday to recognize Deerwood Housing Inc.
This year's Minnesota State Fair was the perfect time for Minnesotans to soak in the sights, the sounds, and the aromas of the good food of Minnesota's rich agricultural heritage.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) recently received a $250,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to enhance the use of renewable wood energy systems throughout the state. The three-year grant will help open new markets for Minnesota's forest resources, promote economic vitality, and use renewable energy while reducing overall energy costs, said Anna Dirkswager, the DNR's biomass consultant who will manage the project.
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