Minnesota District #48 raised $20,000 to purchase an ultrasound machine for the University LifeCare Center at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis through the Knights of Columbus Ultrasound Initiative. Knights raised the money over 18 months through individual and council contributions and a variety of fundraisers.
Eleven men were ordained permanent deacons for the Diocese of New Ulm at the Church of St. Mary in Sleepy Eye. Of the 11 deacons, 10 are members of the Knights in Districts 17, 20, 25, 36 and 38.
Chisholm Council 3539 purchased 500 pounds of potatoes from an area supermarket and donated the spuds to the Chisholm Food Shelf.