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December 7, 2014
Compassion House ends its program for homeless men, switches focus to women, children
Huge changes are happening at the Compassion House in Detroit Lakes as the shelter that once housed homeless men will now instead be a place for homeless women and children. “All of the men are out now,” said Lynette Price, who will remain the executive director for the facility...
news / Detroit Lakes
December 7, 2014 - 10:00am
October 2, 2013
Homeless 'family' living under freeway in Duluth want to stay put
DULUTH, Minn. - Members of an encampment of homeless people who have taken shelter in makeshift tents pitched under the freeway overpass in downtown Duluth organized an impromptu news conference Monday afternoon, calling on authorities to refrain from threatened plans to break up...
October 2, 2013 - 8:50am
January 12, 2011
Homeless shelter gets OK from city
The Refuge is one step closer to a homeless shelter for men in Detroit Lakes. Tuesday evening, the Detroit Lakes City Council approved a zoning change and a conditional use permit to The Refuge to allow a homeless shelter to serve up to 25 men at 811 8th St Southeast. The planning...
Detroit Lakes / news
January 12, 2011 - 12:35pm
March 2, 2009
Fargo facility for chronically homeless on schedule for May opening
FARGO - Construction on Cooper House, a residential facility for Fargo-Moorhead's chronically homeless, will begin in May and should be completed...
March 2, 2009 - 5:51pm
February 23, 2009
The scary reality of joblessness is hitting home for many in Fargo-Moorhead
FARGO - You might say Patti Kordovsky is working from home these days. Her new job: finding work. Kordovsky, who lost her job as an office...
February 23, 2009 - 8:55am
January 12, 2009
Back in jail, sex offender talks about time under Sorlie Bridge in Grand Forks
For a while, anyway, Randy Stenerson has a place to call home, an official residence where police and Stenerson's parole officer can check to make sure the registered sex offender is abiding by requirements of his registration. His old address, under the Sorlie Bridge, wasn't conducive...
January 12, 2009 - 12:00am
December 26, 2008
Organization provides shelter for homeless at Bemidji churches
BEMIDJI - Six months ago, one area couple had it all - a house where they lived with their three children, a car and a job. But, said the couple,...
December 26, 2008 - 12:00am
December 18, 2008
Fargo-Moorhead homeless shelters trying to make room as demand increases
FARGO - As the weather out there turns frightful, most residents are turning up their thermostats. But for Les Bachmeier, that is not an option. "I'll...
December 18, 2008 - 12:00am
June 29, 2008
Housing project benefits those without homes
DETROIT LAKES - Homelessness in Detroit Lakes and the surrounding area isn't characterized by panhandlers begging for loose change on street corners or "bums" taking refuge in city parks. Instead, the homeless are hidden, staying with friends or family until times get better. Becker...
June 29, 2008 - 12:00am
April 6, 2008
LP-A kids help the homeless
Seventeen LP-A FCCLA members and their advisors, Cheryl Hogie and Shelly Becker, spent their Maundy Thursday after school and evening helping other at the Churches United Homeless Shelter in Moorhead. The student leadership group delivered 30 embroidered fleece pillows made by members,...
April 6, 2008 - 12:00am