Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
The Minnesota Department of Human Services says more Minnesota residents are taking advantage of a state assistance program to purchase produce at farmers markets.
Three people have been charged with using other people’s food stamps to purchase groceries and ship them to Africa at a profit. According to the criminal complaints, the group operating the scheme bought up EBT cards from those on SNAP, usually buying them from people at homeless shelters.
Lots of people are still feeling the pinch of Friday’s storm, which even changed the landscape of thousands of dinner tables in the Twin Cities.