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Ribbon cutting for new homes in Stanley

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A ribbon cutting and public open house at 2 pm Monday, Aug. 22, will mark the grand opening of the new Linden Corners Apartments in Stanley, ND.

Located at 502 3rd St SE, the complex, which features 17 unique apartments ranging in size from studios to three-bedroom units, has been created through renovation of the former Stanley Community Hospital. The project was carried out by Lutheran Social Services Housing, Inc., a subsidiary of Lutheran Social Services of North Dakota.

An innovative public-private funding partnership made restoration of the former hospital a reality with support from the Scandia American Bank & Trust of Stanley, ND Housing Finance Agency, ND Department of Commerce, Otto Bremer Foundation, American Lutheran Church of Stanley, City of Stanley, Mountrail County Housing Authority, Mountrail County Job Development Authority, CommunityWorks ND and Enterprise Community Partners.

Linden Corners Apartments will provide attractive homes for a wide range of residents, including households in need of new housing due to recent flooding in Minot and working families from throughout Mountrail County who are seeking affordable rental housing.

The Aug. 22 event will feature guided tours of the new units, root beer floats for all attendees and a blessing and dedication of the new complex led by Mark Narum, Bishop of North Dakota’s Western Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, who is also a member of the Lutheran Social Services Housing Board of Directors and Lutheran Social Services of North Dakota Board of Directors.

Lutheran Social Services Housing supports the continued vitality of North Dakota communities by providing housing and housing-related services, with nine rental housing projects currently completed and under management and an additional seven projects in various stages of development.

Lutheran Social Services of North Dakota is a nonprofit social services agency serving North Dakotans from offices in five cities with 19 programs, including Lutheran Social Services Housing, that strengthen individuals, families and communities without regard to clients’ race, religion, gender or economic status.


For more on Lutheran Social Services Housing and its community development activities throughout North Dakota, please contact Director Jessica Thomasson at 701-271-3201.

To apply for future housing at Linden Corners Apartments contact Lutheran Social Services Housing at 701-271-3207 or

Lutheran Social Services of ND news media contact: Kathryn Trill, Communications Manager, at 701-271-3289 or

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