As an unusual offshoot of the school's business program, St. Paul Federal Credit Union will open a branch in the Como High School cafeteria. Students will act as tellers and customers. The branch will give teens a taste of working in finance and insights into managing their money, the Pioneer Press reports.
St. Louis County set to declare state of emergency ahead of peak flood levels
Volunteers are urgently needed for sandbagging efforts in a small community near Voyageurs National Park.
Brothers Bar & Grill closes in downtown Minneapolis
The Midwest chain closed its St. Cloud location in 2018.
Licensed physician Ken Jeong to do standup in MN this September
The licensed physician will take the stage at Treasure Island Resort and Casino on Sept. 30.
Osseo PD says officer did not pursue suspect who caused fatal crash
The crash happened in Brooklyn Park early Sunday morning.
Suspect arrested after 3 family members stabbed in Albert Lea
The three victims are related, according to police.
50,000 gallons of toilet wastewater leaks into Twin Cities lake
You may want to avoid this body of water.
Evidence that omicron strains BA.4 and BA.5 are in Minnesota
The European CDC has warned of a possible significant summer surge fueled by the omicron subvariants.
Hastings man charged for driving drunk with 2-year-old in vehicle
Matthew Quade's BAC was almost five times over the legal limit when police pulled him over last week.
Arrest made after person shot at Hopkins apartment building
Police say this was an isolated incident and that the victim and suspect knew each other.
BA.2.12.1 omicron subvariant quickly becoming dominant in MN
Experts say the subvariant is more transmissible but there is not evidence to suggest it causes more severe disease.
Teen paddle boarders rescued after 'abrupt wind change' on Lake Superior
The rescue happened off Park Point Beach Saturday.
Minnesotans flock to credit unions in response to bank dissatisfaction
The Credit Union National Association says 10,200 Minnesotans have joined credit unions in the last month. Both Wells Fargo and U.S. Bank have taken criticism for their efforts to charge monthly debit card fees.
Plan to limit peas and corn in school cafeterias not sitting well in Minnesota
The federal government wants to limit the serving of starchy veggies in cafeterias to fight child obesity. But Minnesota produces a lot of the peas and corn that end up on schoolchildren's plates. Growers here say they're surely better than tator tots and chocolate milk, and kids actually want to eat them.
Minnesota credit unions add hundreds of customers on 'Bank Transfer Day'
MPR reports about 600 people shifted $1.3 million to smaller community banks. That was just on one day. For all of last month, credit unions gained a total 11,000 customers.
St. Paul schools chief seeks levy increase
St. Paul schools Superintendent Valeria Silva wants to ask voters for extra money in November. She proposes renewing an existing schools levy -- and raising it. A current levy has brought in about $30 million a year since 2006. The proposed raise would amount to an extra $65 a year on a $149,000 home, the median value in the district this year.
School bus critically injures pedestrian in St. Paul
A pedestrian was sent to the hospital in critical condition after being struck by a school bus in St. Paul. The man in his 50s or 60s was struck while the bus was taking a left-hand turn from Western Ave. onto Aurora Ave. He was transported to Regions Hospital and is expected to survive.
More Minnesota students are earning college credit in high school
A new study lays out recommendations for boosting enrollment even further as more students take advantage of programs that can earn them college credits while still in high school. The programs can save students and their families thousands of dollars in tuition. Students who get an early start often do better once they're in college as well.
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