After 25 years of collecting donated winter wear, Fargo television station KVLY has discontinued its popular “Coats for Kids” clothing drive, leaving the local Salvation Army scrambling to keep a smaller version of the program going this fall.
By Mike Nowatzki , Forum Communications
, August 16, 2012
Given the toxic nature of Washington and especially after the crushing defeat of Republicans by the congressional Democrat majority, why would anyone want to be part of this, especially one who has been there before?
It is the first question I put to Dan Coats, a Republican from Indiana, who is running for his old Senate seat. Coats served four terms in the House and almost two in the Senate (he took Dan Quayle’s seat in 1989 when Quayle became vice president) before voluntarily retiring to a comfortable private life.
Cal Thomas, Tribune Media Services
, March 26, 2010
For Florence Scherbenske, a member of First United Methodist Church, the mission started with coats for children.
She said a speaker from the Pine Ridge Reservation at a 2008 conference meeting of Methodist women shared the plight of children on Indian reservations in the Dakotas who lacked coats. It wasn’t only dealing with the cold that was a problem.
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