730,000 Minnesotans eligible for federal student loan relief

(Undated) -- Nearly 730-thousand Minnesotans are eligible for federal student loan relief. A recent announcement from the White House shows how many student loan borrowers are eligible in each state with the controversial plan. In Minnesota it's 729-thousand-700 borrowers that can get ten-thousand dollars in student loan relief. The White House also says there are 416-thousand-300 Pell borrowers in Minnesota eligible for up to 20-thousand dollars in relief.
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You matter: Suicide prevention is a way we can all save lives

I wish I could lie down and never wake up. My friends would be better off without me. I just want to die. If you have ever had thoughts like these, you're not alone.​. In Minnesota, 739 lives were lost to suicide and 195,000 adults had thoughts of suicide in the last year, according to the Minnesota chapter of National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI).
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Walz fights to give frontline bonus pay to Minnesotans working in other states

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – Governor Tim Walz said, if elected to a second term, he will fight to allow Minnesotans working in other states to get frontline worker bonus pay. Walz’s original plan gave $1 billion to those workers and $1 billion to workers and businesses in the hospitality industry. That was modified by the Legislature. Only workers living in working in Minnesota for 120 hours between March 2020 and June 2021 are eligible for bonuses.

Alight: Uniting for Ukraine

The Uniting for Ukraine program is an opportunity for Minnesotans to make a difference by sponsoring those displaced by the war in Ukraine.Click here to learn more about Alight and becoming a sponsor for a Ukrainian family.

Autumn Kicks Off in St. Cloud at 2nd Annual Harvest Fest [PHOTOS]

ST. CLOUD -- It's officially autumn and central Minnesotans celebrated the harvest season at an annual St. Cloud event. With a seasonal chill in the air, the Stearns History Museum held the 2nd annual Harvest Fest on Saturday. The family-friendly event is a nod to traditional harvest festivals and featured vintage carnival games, tours of the victory garden, pumpkin painting, a cake walk, an apple cider bar, and several photo ops.

More rain Friday, widespread frost next week in Minnesota

Meteorologist Sven Sundgaard brings the weather in today's update for Minnesotans, and it's all about the beginning of fall, expanding drought, showers Friday-Saturday and then perhaps widespread frost and pockets of freezing around Minnesota. He also has the latest on Hurricane Fiona, which could be the most intense storm on record to slam into Nova Scotia.