Program Places Hundreds Of Low-Income Students In Paid InternshipsOver two hundred Minnesota high school students are officially drafted as of Thursday morning. The 233 students have been drafted to work for 55 Twin Cities Corporations as paid interns.
Immigrants, Poor Fish For Their Dinner, Unaware Of MercuryIt's midday and the white bucket balanced on the rocky shore at Mountha Uppasay's feet holds five or six white bass, moving sluggishly in the water she scooped from the Des Moines River.
Minnesota May Boost Cash Grants For Low-Income FamiliesMinnesota's cash grant for low-income families could increase for the first time in nearly 30 years. A family of three receives about $532 per month. Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and some lawmakers in both parties want to increase the grants by $100 to help the nearly 33,000 families in the program deal with rising housing and transportation costs.
Low Or No Cost Health Care Options For People With Low IncomesSeveral health coverage and care options are now available for individuals and families in lower income brackets.