‘Shelters Save Lives’: Gov. Walz, Lt. Gov. Flanagan Announce Winter Homeless InitiativeStressing the dangers of winter cold on the homeless, Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan have announced the launch of a winter homeless initiative aimed at bringing Minnesotans without shelter inside.
Neighbors Oppose Expansion Of Madison Homeless ShelterA group of neighbors in Madison is appealing a city board's decision to approve expansion of a homeless shelter and allow the development of low-cost housing on the city's east side.
Board To Vote On St. Paul Overnight Emergency ShelterA year-round temporary homeless shelter will be voted on at a Ramsey County Board of Commissioners meeting next week, the county said in a statement. The two-year agreement, with Model Cities of Saint Paul, Inc., would expand the Winter Safe Space emergency shelter at 160 E. Kellogg Blvd. downtown.
Minneapolis 'Tent City' A Refuge For HomelessStarting at the intersection of Franklin Avenue and 16th Avenue South is a homeless camp filled with tents.
Higher Ground St. Paul Providing New Shelter For HomelessHomeless advocates hope the new legislative session brings about new funding to complete the second phase of St. Paul's new Dorothy Day Place.
Salvation Army Opens Doors To Homeless During Winter's Bitter ColdWhen the temperature drops below 10 degrees, the Salvation Army opens up warming centers as a refuge from the cold. It's what’s being done to protect the most vulnerable from the cold.
Twin Cities Homeless Feel Bitter Blast With Shelters At CapacityMonday night, street teams with St. Stephen's Street Outreach are out in full force searching for people who are homeless. They want to offer them a warm place to sleep.
30 Hours Of Bell Ringing Pays Off For Hudson DuoDerek Lilyquist and Jeremy Gilbert spent 30 hours ringing bells for the Salvation Army in front of the County Market in Hudson, Wis. Their goal was to raise $50,000 for a homeless shelter in nearby New Richmond. Friday night, about an hour before the end of their marathon, Lilyquist and Gilbert topped their goal, raising nearly $52,000.
Police: Man Tried To Take Bus From Minn. ShelterPolice say a man believed to be intoxicated got behind the wheel of a bus that was left running at a Minnesota homeless shelter and steered it into a nearby snow bank.
With Low Mpls. Vacancy Rates, Shelter Numbers SwellPeople Serving People’s headquarters are in the shadows of the Metrodome, The ten-story, 110,000-square-foot building houses some of the most vulnerable citizens in our community.
Minneapolis' New Facility Can Take 300 Homeless Off The StreetOn any given night in Minneapolis, between 300 and 400 people have no place to sleep. The tough economy has the city's homeless population soaring -- making the need for housing crucial. Now, Minneapolis has a new facility that will take more than 300 people off the streets.
Government Shutdown Hits Homeless SheltersA government shutdown could create a huge setback for Minnesotans who are already in need. Funding for some programs that prevent homelessness is no longer available.