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Minnesota Power Crews On Their Way Back From Florida

MINNESOTA — After getting called-out to Florida for assistance, Minnesota Power crews are already returning home. Florida Public Utilities located near Jacksonville, requested the assistance of Minnesota Power. They needed help with restoring what was lost after the hurricane, but the area ultimately suffered far less damage than expected.
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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota adding virtual culturally-sensitive care option

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota will provide 200 memberships to virtual culturally-sensitive care provider Health in Her Hue, the insurer said Sept. 30. In a news release, BCBS Minnesota said it will fund these memberships as part of the company's digital health collaborations with the city of Brooklyn Center, one of the most racially diverse communities in Minnesota and the only city in the state led by both a Black mayor and city manager.

State grants intend to provide job skills to released inmates

LINO LAKES, Minnesota — Inside the state prison at Lino Lakes are classrooms set up for inmates to learn job skills they can use upon release. Crystal Hill-Hover and Fredrick McGee both served time in Minnesota prisons for crimes they committed, and both have been successful in business since being released. But it wasn't easy.

State of the Airport address offers good news about MN aviation economy

MINNEAPOLIS – The annual State of the Airport address, which had been canceled two years in a row due to the COVID-19 pandemic, was held Friday at the Intercontinental Hotel near Terminal 1. The event saw attendance from Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport leaders, along with select employees of the airport. Also in attendance were various elected officials.A message from Minnesota Governor Tim Walz was played at the conference, in which the governor called MSP, "one of the most influential drivers of our local economy". Walz, from his campaign trail for re-election this November, stressed that MSP is, "crucial to the thriving...
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Northland Based Red Cross Volunteers Land in Florida

NORTHLAND / FLORIDA — Thousands of crisis response workers from many states are working to restore Florida, including over 50 Red Cross volunteers who are Minnesota based. 12 people from the northland landed in Orlando on Friday, and an additional volunteer from Duluth was deployed Friday morning. The crew...

Minnesota Has A New Favorite Candy For Halloween 2022

The best time of the year is here! Spooky season is upon us and that means many things like pumpkin spice everything, haunted attractions and a nightmare of every single dentist: unlimited candy until the end of the month. Whether you are into haunted attractions that will scare the living...

How Does Minnesota Rank For “Fun”?

Growing up in and around Minnesota, we know that Minnesota can be one of the most fun states there is. Sure, winters tend to suck a little and last way too long but the other 3 seasons make up for it all, in my opinion. The lakes in Minnesota are...

286K absentee and mail-in ballots sent in first week of voting season in Minnesota

(ABC 6 News) – New data shows the number of sent and accepted absentee and mail-in ballots since early voting began in Minnesota on September 23. The Office of the Secretary of State says as of September 29, local election officials across the state had sent out 286,324 absentee and mail-in ballots to registered voters. Of these, 11,380 have been accepted.