A non-profit, accused of using grant money to fund lavish trips and a Costco membership, was shut down by the state on Friday. The state is seeking $600,000 back from Community Action of Minneapolis. The agency helps low-income families with heating bills and works to find people jobs.
With 9-year-old Jayden and 7-year-old Andrew, Karen Wettanen is always busy. And when back-to-school time arrives, she’s almost always strapped. The working mom from St. Louis Park lives on a fixed income, so filling up their backpacks stretches her budget.
A Minnesota eighth grader with a love for reading and a passion for helping children received a prestigious national award for her accomplishment. Maria Keller, 13, won the Jefferson Award for public service for her non-profit Read Indeed.
Work started today at 7am on removing the seats at the Metrodome.
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A Twin Cities non-profit, Keys for Kids, is helping young hospital patients have some fun. Keys for Kids has started the Ellen Project, where kids get to paint donated pianos, and sometimes those pianos are used to deliver live music right to the bedside.
A new, nonprofit bike shop called Venture North opened Monday in north Minneapolis and it offers its community sales, repairs and coffee.
La Familia has been a part of the St. Paul community for the past 16 years. It provided mental health services to Latino families who couldn’t afford it otherwise. But without much of an explanation or much of a warning, its doors are now closed.
Most schools will open back up for business on Tuesday. For many kids, that means get their lunches at their school cafeteria. But how nutritious are those lunches? Are there guidelines that companies have to […]
A Waconia man has been charged in connection with the theft of funds from a non-profit organization that helps autistic and Alzheimer’s patients in Carver County. Authorities have charged 36-year old Mario Cortolezzis with eight […]