One in three students in Fargo public schools now gets a free or reduced price lunch. The number is four in ten in Moorhead. The number of students in the area using the federally-subsidized program jumped almost 40 percent in the last year.
Ryan Poles picking Chicago creates battle of the rebuilds with Vikings
Both of the Vikings' GM finalists land in the same division looking to return to relevancy.
Report: 'This Is Us' star creating NBC series about MN girls' hockey team
No word on when the show will launch.
Twins congratulate David Ortiz on HOF induction, it ends badly
Twins fans haven't forgotten the biggest mistake in franchise history.
Who left the burnt snowmobile on a frozen Minnesota lake?
There wasn't much left beyond the frame and a few other large, metal parts.
Charges: Drunk council member fled police on wrong side of Hwy. 100
The complaint alleges he caused a wrong-way crash, then drove around an officer that tried to stop him.
What does the future hold for the Vikings at linebacker?
Anthony Barr is hitting free agency, and Eric Kendricks is approaching age 30
String of vehicle thefts in St. Paul, most left running unattended
The department is urging people not to leave their car running unattended.
Duhamel replaces Estevez on 'Mighty Ducks' show on Disney+
The reboot premiered in March 2021.
Child COVID hospitalizations reach pandemic-high in northern MN
As omicron surges, more kids are ending up in the hospital.
'It's disgusting': Anglers dumping sewage on to popular ice fishing lake
A local CO told Bring Me The News it's people in newer, RV-style wheel houses.
Reward offered for information on 2021 double fatal shooting in St. Paul
It's been a year since Alejandro Rios and Michael Stewart were found dead on the sidewalk.
Reports: Poles to the Bears, Vikings 'may move quick' on Adofo-Mensah
That's according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.
CenturyLink offering $10 Internet to low-income Minnesotans
Low-income Minnesotans can get Internet connections from CenturyLink for about $10 a month. The deal is part of CenturyLinks recent merger with Qwest. Comcast made a similar deal to win approval of its merger with NBC last month.
Minnesota college students taking out more and bigger loans
The Office of Higher Education reports Minnesota students are taking out more loans and going deeper into debt. Overall borrowing was up ten percent in two years. Some of that is due to an increase in students but the office's director says it may also reflect more financial need amid the sluggish economy.
Report: Wells Fargo, US Bank prey on low-income borrowers
The group Minnesotans for a Fair Economy claims bank fees on short-term loans are as bad or worse as those imposed by payday lenders.
Minn. has less money to help heat low-income families
The Minnesota Department of Commerce says the state will receive $73 million in federal funds to help low-income families pay their heating bills. That's half of what the state got last year.
Report: More Minnesota students going out of state for college
The analysis by the Minnesota Private Colleges Council shows nearly 14,500 students left the state to attend college last year. The majority of those students picked North Dakota State University and the University of North Dakota.
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