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Lakeside Manor Apartments

Redwood Falls Salvation Army helps survivors of deadly fire

On Thursday, January 24, fire broke out at the Lakeside Manor apartments in Redwood Falls, killing one man and leaving dozens of people without homes...

January 28, 2013 | Press Releases

Emily Brooks watching a dance class at Salvation Army in St. Paul

How to make a donation dance

Just when you thought teenage girls only cared about boys, clothes and Facebook, along comes Emily Brooks...

January 28, 2013 | Stories

Melvin Robinson, Kimi Bragdon and their daughter Mikaila

Cold hard facts: HeatShare testimony

If you’ve ever wondered how difficult life would be without heat, lights, TV and other modern conveniences...

January 21, 2013 | Featured

Thomas Johnson, a man whose life was changed at Harbor Light Center

The forefront of homelessness

Homeless numbers are at a 10-year high, but The Salvation Army Harbor Light Shelter is at the forefront of homelessness...

January 16, 2013 | Featured

Fish house donated by Ice Castle Fish Houses

New fish house for you, help for people in need

In celebration of their company's 10,000th fish house, the folks at Ice Castle Fish Houses are donating their milestone creation to The Salvation Army...

January 16, 2013 | Stories

Homeless oil boomers sleep on church pews

Surging boomtown population finds help to head back home

We spotlighted the growing population and increased need resulting from the Williston, North Dakota, oil boom in our 2012 edition of Northern Highlights. Now CNN.com has published a story about the crisis that surrounds the high numbers of people who have come to North Dakota...

January 16, 2013 | Stories

Young man ringing a bell while someone donates to a red kettle

Northern Division reaches goal in Christmas Campaign

Thanks to some unexpected large gifts, including one for $250,000 and another for $100,000, and thousands of other well-timed gifts that poured into mailboxes last week...

January 7, 2013 | Stories

IRA gifts may still be eligible to count toward ’12 taxes

Whether you would like to donate $1,000 or $100,000, there is still a way to make a gift to The Salvation Army and have it apply to the 2012 tax year...

January 4, 2013 | Stories

Celebrity Broadcaster Concert

Local broadcasters to entertain at Salvation Army benefit concert

Several local broadcasters will contribute their skills as entertainers in a concert to benefit The Salvation Army...

January 3, 2013 | Press Releases

A Salvation Army worker sorts through mail donations

Hoping for good news in the mail as shortfalls loom

Salvation Army leaders are hoping the backlog of mail from the holiday will hold the gifts needed to reach this year's Christmas Campaign goals...

January 2, 2013 | Stories

Twin Cities Salvation Army ends year $700,000 short of goal

The Twin Cities Salvation Army sits on the brink of making its fundraising goal just hours left in 2012...

December 31, 2012 | Press Releases

The Trans-Siberian Orchestra presents The Salvation Army with a check for $18,920 at their St. Paul concert

Music to our ears: Trans-Siberian Orchestra concert raises $18,920

Saturday night the Trans-Siberian Orchestra opened their second of two spectacular shows at Xcel Energy Center by announcing they’d raised $18,920 for the Twin Cities Salvation Army...

December 31, 2012 | Stories

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