Only two banks in Minnesota have failed so far this year, but officials are still keeping a close eye on a record number of them. More than a third of FDIC-insured banks in Minnesota are on the watch list.
Ant ejected, Wolves blow huge lead and lose to slumping Hawks
The Timberwolves missed another opportunity to get over .500.
NHL announces make-up dates for Wild postponements
The Wild will play 40 games in the final 77 days of the regular season.
Group says Mayo should be 'severely punished' over research puppy's death
The puppy died two days after undergoing a procedure at a Mayo research facility.
Charges: Man kidnapped woman, sexually assaulted her at gunpoint
The suspect faces three separate felony charges.
St. Cloud 'Boogaloo Boi' who discussed attack on MN Capitol gets 2 years
He was charged with illegally possessing a machine gun.
High school basketball team returns from game to find bus driver dead
Members of the girls team returned to the bus to find the driver unresponsive.
Minnesota AG sues COVID testing site, alleging it sent false results
Sometimes the company didn't send people their results at all, the lawsuit alleges.
UnitedHealth Group says it made $287B last year, $24B of it profit
The corporation's Optum business represented a significant chunk of that total.
Friend arrives at couple's home, stabs one of them after being asked to leave
The couple say their friend was "not acting right."
FDIC closes Bloomington's First Commercial Bank
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. seized Bloomington-based First Commercial Bank, making it the fourth federally insured institution in Minnesota to fail this year. So far in 2012, 41 banks have failed nationwide. A Kentucky-based bank and trust company will assume First Commercial's deposits and purchase essentially all of the failed bank's assets
FDIC shuts down Little Falls-based bank
Regulators closed Home Savings of America in Minnesota, including two branches in California. Customers will receive checks in the mail for the amount of their insured deposits. The FDIC could not find another financial institution to take it over. Loan customers are suppose to continue making their payments as usual.
Wyoming, Minn. bank fails, is acquired by Central Bank of Stillwater
The RiverBank had been losing money since 2009 and regulators considered it undercapitalized. Its six branches are now part of Central Bank, which has acquired several failed banks over the last two years.
FDIC shutters another Minnesota bank
Maple Grove-based InterBank was among four banks in three states closed by federal regulators Friday. Great Southern Bank based in Missouri will taken over InterBanks's four branches in the Twin Cities metro starting Monday. The FDIC has now closed 21 failed U.S. banks this year.
Tobacco compliance reaches record high
The Minnesota Department of Human Services reports 97.6 percent of retailers checked selling tobacco products are following underage tobacco laws. In order to receive federal funding for prevention and treatment efforts, Minnesota is required to have a least an 80 percent compliance rate. During the 12-month survey, law enforcement agencies issued about 600 citations to store owners.
Minnesota tops the list for rise in uninsured kids
Minnesota is the only state in the nation with a statistically significant rise in the number of uninsured children. Children Defense Fund advocates blame rising insurance premiums.
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