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January 13, 2021

Hometown Help: Unique community fund enables town of Ashby to take care of their own during COVID-19 crisis

Despite a small population that hovers around 500, the people of Ashby, Minnesota are making a big impact in their community. Rallying around the challenges faced by the economic effects of the coronavirus, the Ashby Legacy Fund—the town’s community fund—raised over $52,000 in recent weeks to support more than a dozen local businesses and over 100 families who are experiencing financial hardship.


December 20, 2020

Ashby Legacy Fund Raises Over $70k for Tornado Relief

On July 8th, 2020 an EF4 tornado ripped between the communities of Ashby and Dalton in central Minnesota. With winds swirling as fast as 200mph, the storm left a trail of devastation in its wake. Crops, trees, and homes were extensively damaged. Sadly, one person perished. With the Ashby and Dalton areas already reeling from economic and public health impacts from the current pandemic, starting down the long and emotionally wrought trail of tornado recovery is even more challenging.


October 18, 2018

“Live your life like you’re the hero in your own movie”: Brandon Sethre inspires the community with his epic run.

Ashby Public School alumni Brandon Sethre is championing the cause of Ashby Legacy Fund (ALF) as he runs in the Extreme North Dakota Ultra Marathon. Living the mission of the Ashby Legacy Fund, Brandon, an extreme athlete, has two goals in completing this twelve hour race: to show kids that anything is possible if you give something 100% and to raise funds to support his hometown community through donations to ALF.


October 3, 2018

Ashby Legacy Fund announces the rollout of their community fund

Beginning October 1st the town of Ashby will see a number of community initiatives rolled out by the new community foundation, the Ashby Legacy Fund.  As a community-led foundation, the Ashby Legacy Fund was established by a group of Ashby alumni with the single purpose of investing back into the community to assist in preserving Ashby as a special place to live for residents and families for generations to come.