It's estimated that more than 2,500 16 to 21 year olds are homeless on any given night in Minnesota. But the number of beds reserved for that age group in the state's emergency shelters is fewer than 80. One pastor describes the situation as hideous.
MDH: Avoid going underwater or plug your nose when swimming to avoid amoeba
Conditions are right for a very rare brain-eating amoeba in Minnesota lakes, so officials want people to assume it's where they're swimming.