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Minnewawa Sportsmen's Club announces annual giving awards

Public Utilities Commission (PUC) meets on Sandpiper Pipeline proposal

Walter Ray Williams Jr. to bowl in McGregor

Conservative deer season set; hunting licenses go on sale Aug. 1

54th annual Hey Day coming to Tamarack

Robert H. Harder Memorial Field

Elizabeth Drang turns 102

Big Sandy Water Institute

A passion for the "resources"

Cromwell clinic awarded for delivering quality care

CROMWELL, Minn.—The Minnesota Health Action Group has awarded Cromwell Medical Clinic two achievement awards through its “Minnesota Bridges to Excellence” program. Recognizing outstanding performance in chronic disease management in 2013, this program lauds significant increases in performance over the previous year.

Cromwell Medical Clinic received one award for improving outcomes for their diabetic patients and another for improving results for their patients with vascular disease.

Cromwell Medical Clinic is a member of Integrity Health Network (IHN).

“Several of our clinics, both large and small, have received Bridges to Excellence awards throughout the years,” says Bruce Penner, IHN Director of Quality. “This year’s results indicate how a smaller clinic, with its limited staff and resources, can benefit greatly from tapping into our network’s continually evolving quality improvement programs.” ...

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news photo
Recent Headlines

Public Utilities Commission (PUC) meets on Sandpiper Pipeline proposal

Walter Ray Williams Jr. to bowl in McGregor

Conservative deer season set; hunting licenses go on sale Aug. 1

54th annual Hey Day coming to Tamarack

Robert H. Harder Memorial Field

Elizabeth Drang turns 102

Big Sandy Water Institute

A passion for the "resources"

Four generations on Sheshebe Point

Minnewawa Sportsmen’s Club announces annual giving awards

McGREGOR, Minn.— At the Minnewawa Sportsmen’s Club board meeting in July, Kathy Vorlicky, Gambling Manager, presented the 2014 fiscal yearend financial information for charitable gambling donations. She reported that the hard work from the three sites (Bann’s Bar and Restaurant, Big Sand Bar and Red Rock Bar and Grill) contributed to the record year of giving to the McGregor area.

The Minnewawa Sportsmen’s Club donated almost $80,000 in the 2013-2014 fiscal year – a 100 percent increase over the previous year. The Club donated $47,000 to school and community youth programs and $33,000 to individuals and organizations in-need in the community. The Club was also privileged to recognize some of the McGregor High School Class of 2014 graduates with scholarships (totaling $5,000).

Through the efforts of the gambling sites, Kathy and Assistant Gambling Manager, Bonnie Montour, the Minnewawa Sportsmen’s Club achieved the highest rating from the State of ...

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news photo
Recent Headlines

Walter Ray Williams Jr. to bowl in McGregor

Conservative deer season set; hunting licenses go on sale Aug. 1

54th annual Hey Day coming to Tamarack

Robert H. Harder Memorial Field

Elizabeth Drang turns 102

Big Sandy Water Institute

A passion for the "resources"

Four generations on Sheshebe Point

Meadowlands fire heroes honored

Public Utilities Commission (PUC) meets on Sandpiper Pipeline proposal

In a hearing segment lasting almost six hours on Thursday, August 7, the Minnesota PUC met to discuss which route alternatives and system alternatives outside of those proposed by Enbridge should be considered at the hearings before the administrative law judge – the next step in the permitting process. The hearing was not to compare and contrast route alternatives. Rather, it was to determine whether the existing report of the Department of Commerce was inclusive, or whether the PUC should accept other additional routes or route segments.

The door was opened a crack for a route other than Sandpiper – that would avoid the Big Sandy Lake Watershed.

There were presentations regarding legal ...

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