The heat wave is impacting Minnesota’s homeless population. Shelters across the Twin Cities are at full capacity with people looking to cool off.
A newspaper advertisment called Tami Clark Pehrson to Mound’s Bethel United Methodist church, but she unexpectedly found nourishment outside, among the rows of lettuce, onions and asparagus.
The federal government is investigating how Minnesota administers Medicaid health coverage for poor people, but few details are available on the nature of the inquiry.
The latest survey found that more than 1,400 people are homeless in Anoka County, and nearly 600 are children in families. Even more startling is the increase in young adults ages 18 to 21 who are homeless.
One Minneapolis organization provides free meals to families in need — and a chance to start over.
The poverty rate inched up in Minnesota last year while incomes fell, according to new data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey.
More Americans than ever before are living below the poverty line, and 544,000 Minnesotans are there too. But how is the poverty line determined?
U.S. Census Bureau numbers show a sharp rise in poverty in Minnesota.
For the fourth year in a row, a new national report ranks Minnesota children second in the nation for health and well being.
New census data show nearly half of the state’s 10 most impoverished counties are in northwestern Minnesota, where jobs that can support families can be hard to find.
Craig Brooks knew it was time to retire, but he couldn’t make the decision without some soul searching.
A mobile home park of about 700 residents incorporated as a city is among Minnesota’s poorest communities.
New figures from the U.S. Census Bureau show poverty and unemployment increased significantly in many Twin Cities suburbs last year.