The study by Neighborhoods Organizing for Change says schools have lost $150 million in state funding after thousands of students -- about 4,000 in total -- were forced to leave Minneapolis as a result of their homes falling into foreclosure.
Another 5,000 lbs. of goldfish removed from Carver County lakes
It all likely stemmed from people dumping their pets into local waters a few years ago.
Appeal to find 19-year-old missing from Bloomington
The teen left her home on Monday afternoon.
Deaths of twin fetuses after woman was shot ruled a double homicide
The woman was shot in the abdomen in mid-September.
Three people found dead in Fridley residence, investigation launched
The discovery was made Wednesday afternoon.
Ant's massive slam leads Timberwolves to fifth straight win
The dunk didn't count, but provided the highlight of the night.
WIld arrive late, Cam Talbot stays on point to beat Devils
Despite a 30-minute delay, the Wild picked up a 3-2 victory.
Appeal to find 35-year-old missing from Oak Grove home
Police say he's not believed to be in danger.
7 MN Republicans urge states to audit 2020 election results
There has been no evidence of significant fraud in any single U.S. state.
How many MN kids age 5-11 have received a COVID vaccine dose?
The governor says the state has one of the highest child vaccination rates in the U.S.
Seven juveniles arrested in connection with stolen vehicles in Woodbury
Woodbury authorities have issued a warning following a spate of auto thefts.
1 dead after driver crashes into stalled vehicle on shoulder
The vehicle stopped on the side of the road was unoccupied at the time.
Anti-foreclosure group reports progress
Organizers with the group Occupy Homes say their efforts to help homeowners fight foreclosure are showing signs of success, MPR reports. The group's staged sit-ins at foreclosed properties have led to 40 arrests, including local rapper Brother Ali outside a Minneapolis home last month.
Metro foreclosures expected to jump
Despite a drop in foreclosures in the Twin Cities last year, 2012 will not likely be the year that the housing crisis winds down. The Star Tribune reports that a moratorium on processing new foreclosures has ended, which will likely increase the number of local foreclosures processed in the coming year.
Minneapolis schools to shift toward public transit
Over the next two years, Minneapolis Public Schools will move 4,900 high school students off yellow school buses and give them metro bus passes. The district sites flexibility for students as a main consideration. But, some parents worry about safety on public transportation.
Foreclosures are down in Minnesota, but the good news may not last
MPR reports one in every 336 homes was in default, repossession or scheduled for auction in the third quarter of this year. That could be a sign of more foreclosures to come.
Report finds Minnesota struggling to gain ground against foreclosures
A report from the McKnight Foundation finds the number of foreclosures prevented by housing agencies and advocacy groups is going up. But not quite as fast as the number of foreclosures.
Report: 8 percent of Minnesota mortgages end in foreclosure
The Center for Responsible Lending says Minnesota's foreclosure rate on bubble-era loans was higher than most other states. The report also found 5.5 percent of the Minnesota mortgages made during the housing bubble are delinquent.
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