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Office of Refugee Resettlement planning 'RefugeeCorps' to employ refugees at contractor offices

The new RefugeeCorps will be patterned after AmeriCorps and and in partnership with AmeriCorps’ parent government agency.

It makes me laugh, they are very clever—very good at working all the angles! 378 more words

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Snowmobiler Killed On Arrowhead Trail Near Orr

ORR, Minn. (AP) — Sheriff’s officials say a Cannon Falls man has died in a snowmobiling accident in St. Louis County.

Fifty-one-year-old Richard Schaefer was found unresponsive in some woods along the Arrowhead trail near Orr about 7:30 p.m. 25 more words


Community Boards 3, 6 create task force on waterfront resiliency

By Maria Rocha-Buschel

Community Board 6 and 3 recently formed a joint task force to offer guidance on how new features along the East Side waterfront can be incorporated into a recently-funded project focused on waterfront resiliency. 713 more words

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Lows Plunge To Nearly 30 Below In Northern Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The deep freeze is on in Minnesota.

The National Weather Service reports lows plunged to nearly 30 below zero across northern Minnesota. Togo dropped to 29 below while International Falls, Orr and Grand Portage all bottomed out at 28 below. 90 more words


Director of the Office or Refugee Resettlement Resigns

This is a story we missed earlier this month, but Chris Coen at Friends of Refugees blog spotted the news and reported on it here… 337 more words

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