Minnesota- The Minnesota Historical Society has announced their recipients of the Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage Small Grants.
The grants are made possible through the Legacy Amendment which supports efforts to preserve Minnesota land, water and legacy, including Minnesota history and cultural heritage.
In our region, three historical societies were chosen.
The Gunflint Trail Historical Society in Grand Marais, Lake County Historical Society in Two Harbors, and Pine County Historical Society in Askov were all honored.
Duluth, MN- The Women's Foundation of Minnesota, through its Fund for Safety, awarded a total of eight grants to local non-profits.
In Duluth, Men as Peacemakers was given $25,000.
The grant was awarded to "support MAP’s programs to end gender-based violence through their Don’t Buy it Project, Girls Restorative Program, and Youth Restorative Justice programs. Men As Peacemakers helps Native girls and girls of color navigate an environment where sexual violence and exploitation has become normal".
Duluth, MN- The local restaurant Bridgeman's recently announced their new line up of Mega-malts for spring.
New flavors include: Crazy For Cookie Dough, Breakfast Of Champions, Princess Unicorn, and Diggin’ In The Dirt.
They are open seven days a week for all-day breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Grand Rapids, MN - The Amateur Hockey Association is hosting a blood drive on Monday, April 12th. It will be held in the Upper Lobby of the IRA Civic Center from 11:30 to 4:30. Every registered donor will receive a free t-shirt.
To set up an appointment, you can email Katheryn Hamm at email@example.com or call at (218) 349-5796.