- Idaho officials OK implementation of sage grouse plan Updated: Nov-24-15 7:35 pm
BOISE, Idaho - Idaho officials on Tuesday approved implementing the state's plan to protect habitat for greater sage grouse on endowment lands, despite frustration with federal land managers.
- New Catholic high school to be built on 48 acres in Bismarck Updated: Nov-24-15 6:49 pm
BISMARCK, North Dakota - A new Catholic high school will be built on a 48-acre plot in Bismarck thanks to a land donation.
- $1M gift boosts communitywide education at Western Michigan Updated: Nov-24-15 11:09 am
KALAMAZOO, Michigan - A $1 million gift from the Bernard Osher Foundation will support Western Michigan University's efforts to boost communitywide education with courses and trips.
- Donations to schools destroyed by Bethel fire piling up Updated: Nov-24-15 9:21 am
BETHEL, Alaska - Donated school supplies have been pouring in following the destruction of two schools in the Kilbuck building fire, but school officials say they need more money, not supplies.
- Mitsubishi donating $1M to Smithsonian museums of Asian art Updated: Nov-24-15 9:01 am
WASHINGTON - Mitsubishi is donating $1 million to the Smithsonian's museums of Asian art aimed at expanding communication among Japanese and American audiences and scholars.
- UCSF-Fresno receives $1 million to open center on aging Updated: Nov-24-15 8:52 am
FRESNO, California - The University of California, San Francisco-Fresno has received a $1 million gift to help the school establish a center on aging to serve a growing senior population in the central San Joaquin Valley.
- UMaine's ocean simulator to carry Alfond name Updated: Nov-23-15 3:00 pm
ORONO, Maine - The University of Maine's new ocean engineering laboratory was formally dedicated Monday and will bear the name of the late philanthropist Harold Alfond.
- Recent editorials published in Nebraska newspapers Updated: Nov-23-15 9:01 am
Omaha World-Herald. Nov. 20, 2015
- $5M gift to Oakland U. to boost business school, athletics Updated: Nov-23-15 8:50 am
ROCHESTER HILLS, Michigan - Oakland University says a $5 million gift will be used to boost the School of Business Administration and the Department of Athletics.
- Iona College gets $15M gift for business school Updated: Nov-23-15 6:31 am
NEW ROCHELLE, New York - Iona College has received a $15 million gift to rebuild its business school.
- High school rifle raffle stirs concerns Updated: Nov-21-15 6:07 pm
CORTEZ, Colorado - A man who held a community drawing for a rifle to benefit the Mancos High School football team last month is facing criticism from people who say he might be violating raffle and gun registration laws, and others who question whether it's appropriate to hold a gun giveaway given the incidents of violence in schools across the country.
- In America's Little Syria, a divide on accepting refugees Updated: Nov-20-15 10:36 am
ALLENTOWN, Pennsylvania - A few days ago, a pastor asked Syrian-born restaurant owner Marie Jarrah to donate food to a welcoming event for recently arrived Syrian refugees. Jarrah, who said she regularly helps people in need, declined.
- Burger joint damaged by stolen school bus to donate food Updated: Nov-20-15 8:07 am
MONROEVILLE, Pennsylvania - A burger joint damaged when someone smashed a stolen school bus into a Pennsylvania strip mall plans to donate its now-useless inventory to a local food bank.
- Author Greg Mortenson to retire from charity Updated: Nov-19-15 6:05 pm
HELENA, Montana - "Three Cups of Tea" author Greg Mortenson, who has spent four years weathering accusations that his best-selling book contained fabrications and that he mismanaged the charity he co-founded, will retire in January, Central Asia Institute officials said Thursday.
- The Latest: Woman who recorded Fogle says term too light Updated: Nov-19-15 2:36 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - The latest on the sentencing of former Subway spokesman Jared Fogle for sex crimes (all times local):
- Florida-based charitable group for veterans banned in Texas Updated: Nov-19-15 7:51 am
AUSTIN, Texas - A Florida-based charitable group meant to assist veterans has been banned from Texas after most donations ended up out of state.
- Donation to boost textbook loan program for student veterans Updated: Nov-19-15 5:46 am
ROCHESTER HILLS, Michigan - A $20,000 donation to Oakland University will help the suburban Detroit school expand its textbook loan program for student veterans and their dependents.
- Children's museum to receive $1M toward waterfront location Updated: Nov-19-15 3:04 am
BUFFALO, New York - A children's museum says it will receive a million-dollar gift for its new location on Buffalo's waterfront.
- ON Semiconductor to buy Fairchild for about $2.3 billion Updated: Nov-18-15 6:43 pm
PORTLAND, Maine - Arizona-based ON Semiconductor Corp. is buying Fairchild Semiconductor for about $2.3 billion in cash to expand its products in the automotive, industrial and smartphone industries.
- Montana Editorial Roundup Updated: Nov-18-15 6:24 pm
Great Falls Tribune, Nov. 13, on the Keystone XL Pipeline:
- Ethics agency says club dues can't be paid with donations Updated: Nov-18-15 6:15 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - The State Ethics Commission cautions that club membership dues are not a legitimate campaign expense.
- Ex-teacher charged in charity poker games embezzlement case Updated: Nov-18-15 1:39 pm
FLINT, Michigan - A former Flint-area high school teacher and baseball coach has been charged with embezzlement in connection with money raised from charity poker games promoted as fundraisers for schools in the Kearsley district.
- TeachingWorks gets $6.8 million boost from Gates Foundation Updated: Nov-18-15 11:23 am
ANN ARBOR, Michigan - A national organization based at the University of Michigan School of Education that's dedicated to improving professional preparation for teachers is getting a $6.8 million boost.
- BrickStreet Foundation donates $1.75M for WVSU scholarships Updated: Nov-10-15 3:06 am
INSTITUTE, West Virginia - An insurance company's charitable foundation has donated $1.75 million for scholarships at West Virginia State University.
- Hopkins family planning project gets $25M Gates grant Updated: Nov-09-15 8:51 pm
BALTIMORE - The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has awarded a $25 million grant to a research project that will train women in Africa and Asia to use smartphones to gather data on family planning needs.