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October 16, 2018
Bruce Blumer, left, and his wife Sharon, right, stand at the site of what is now the Rob Marchand Education Center on Feb. 19, 2017 in LaGonave, Haiti. Bruce Blumer is the co-founder of LaGonave Alive, which the nonprofit organization responsible for raising the money to build the new school named after the late Marchand. The school is now complete, and a dedication ceremony in honor of Marchand took place on Sept. 10. (Submitted photo)
Haitian school honors Marchand legacy
October 16, 2018 - 8:00am
January 12, 2018
President Donald Trump during a prison reform roundtable discussion inside the Roosevelt Room at the White House in Washington, Jan. 11, 2018. (Tom Brenner/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Trump acknowledges 'tough' language but appears to deny using expletive to describe countries
January 12, 2018 - 12:40pm
President Donald Trump speaks while Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill.(left) listens during a meeting with bipartisan members of Congress on immigration in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, on Jan. 9, 2018. Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer.
Senator disputes Trump's denial, says president made 'vile and racist' comments
January 12, 2018 - 9:42am
November 21, 2017
Trump administration to end provisional residency protection for 60,000 Haitians
November 21, 2017 - 8:22am
January 12, 2017
A photo of the LaGonave Alive proposed building. (Photo courtesy of Bruce Blumer)
Haiti school to be built in honor of the late Rob Marchand
January 12, 2017 - 6:26pm
October 4, 2016
People cross a bridge while Hurricane Matthew passes in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, October 4, 2016. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
Hurricane Matthew hammers Haiti, moves out to sea toward Cuba
October 4, 2016 - 12:13pm
May 11, 2015
Haiti fixes adoption system, but some fear too few adopted
May 11, 2015 - 8:26am
December 1, 2012
Dr. Sandro Visani, at left, performs an operation during one of his 2011 trips to Haiti. Visani has traveled to six countries during the last 20 years to provide medical services to those in need. (Photo courtesy of Sandro Visani)
Retired Mitchell doctor takes medical skills around the world
December 1, 2012 - 7:59am
June 21, 2012
A volunteer group with connections to Mitchell Technical Institute is pictured at the completion of a wiring project at Klinik Bondyé-a in Jeremie, Haiti. Pictured in the back row, from left, are Gary Soupir, Ron Disbrow, Calby Auch, Pat Soukup, Doug Schley and Eric Boehmer. In front are Richard Kludt and Paul Faris. (Photo courtesy of Mitchell Technical Institute)
Delegation with ties to MTI wires Haitian medical clinic
June 21, 2012 - 7:27am
January 28, 2010
Amstar volunteer Vi Batterman of Parkston forms the popcorn balls Wednesday. Batterman, mother of Amstar Manager Brenda Mayer, has volunteered with her husband Norman making popcorn balls for the past two years, every Wednesday. (Laura Wehde/Republic Photo)
Crew of 10 concocts nearly 1,100 popcorn balls to benefit local relief fund, Haiti victims
January 28, 2010 - 8:06am
January 22, 2010
Coca-Cola General Manager Doug Goehring, left, County Fair Assistant Manager Justin Luther and Mitchell Congregational United Church of Christ's Rev. Kristi Mclaughlin pick out items that will go into a personal hygiene kit that can be purchased at a discounted price to help earthquake victims in Haiti. Hygiene items and baby items are needed and will be sent to Haiti through Church World Service now through the end of February. Several Mitchell businesses including Shopko, Kmart, Walmart, County Fair an...
Mitchell church undertakes drive to provide aid to earthquake victims
January 22, 2010 - 4:14am
January 20, 2010
In this photo taken by Sarah Kaspari Baker, formerly of Mitchell and now of Bismarck, N.D., Bruce Blumer lends aid to residents of Haiti during a mission trip to the country last week.
Father, son endure quake, long trip home from Haiti
January 20, 2010 - 8:12am
January 18, 2010
Calls pour in to local Red Cross
January 18, 2010 - 8:01am
January 14, 2010
Debris lays in the street Wednesday after an earthquake along the Delmas road in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. A 7.0-magnitude earthquake, the largest ever recorded in the area, rocked Haiti on Tuesday. See Page 13 for the story. (AP Photo)
Locals in Haiti during earthquake
January 14, 2010 - 8:04am