Lawmakers Look At Bills Aimed At Curbing Lunch Shaming In Minn. SchoolsState senators and representatives will debate on Thursday legislation aimed at curbing so-called "lunch shaming" policies in Minnesota schools.
Stewartville School Workers Reportedly Dump Lunches Of Students In DebtA new school lunch policy in one southeastern Minnesota school district has hunger advocates speaking out.
Ask A Minnesota Expert: 5 School Lunches Kids Can Make ThemselvesWith back-to-school start dates just around the corner, you might not only be thinking about the classroom supplies your children need but also what you’ll put into their lunch boxes.
4 Things To Know: Healthy School Lunches, VW Lawsuit & MoreThese are the four stories you need to know about for Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016. They include a study delving into whether healthy school lunch plans are worth the effort, and a meeting held to discuss plans to allow alternate taxi services at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.
Get Movin' Monday: Healthy & Tasty Lunches For Your KidsLooking for some new suggestions or maybe even a different snack for the kids to try? This Monday morning we are celebrating the new school year with some new ideas on the old brown bag lunch.
Cooking With WCCO: Quick Trick Snack StackPreparing lunches and snacks t have ready on-the-go can be tricky. So, WCCO is here to help save you time and keep your family healthy! Every week we'll highlight easy recipes to try at home.
Rep. Kline Calls Russian Behavior 'Way Beyond The Pale'U.S. Rep. John Kline talked about the Malaysian Airlines disaster, school lunches and more with Esme Murphy on WCCO Sunday Morning.
DeRusha Eats: Mpls. Public Schools' True Food Chef CouncilAt Steven Brown's award-winning Tilia in south Minneapolis, you won't find mac and cheese on the "Cootie Catcher" kids' menu. The shrimp fried rice is good, real, scratch cooking. But Brown's making good kids' food inside and out of his restaurant.
Mpls. Schools Receive $550K Grant To Improve School LunchesOver the years, school lunches have gotten a bad reputation. But recently, there have been many new efforts to improve the taste and nutrition of cafeteria food. Life Time Fitness announced Tuesday that its foundation is awarding a $550,000 grant to Minneapolis Public Schools. The money will be used to purchase new food-service equipment and enable the nutrition staff to remove unhealthy ingredients from school menus.
Study: MN Schools Toss Lunches When Students Can't PayThe news story provoked national outrage as school children in Utah had their lunches tossed in the garbage because they didn't have enough money to pay for them. But it turns out something similar is happening in Minnesota, as well.
Ask a Chef: Best Back To School Lunch RecipesEven highly trained chefs deal with kid critics when it comes to lunch box offerings. The Executive Chef of Shaw’s Crab House in Chicago says use fresh ingredients and a little risk and you get fewer orders of pb&j this school year.
Students Give New Lunches An 'F'New federal guidelines are changing what students eat at school, and a lot of them aren't happy about it.
Tips To Get Ready For The School YearIt won't be long before kids across the state head back to school. All week, WCCO This Morning is working to help make sure you and your family are ready.
New, Healthier Guidelines For School LunchesIt's almost time for kids to go back to school. And for parents that means time to start packing lunches again.
Farm-To-School Program Nourishes Students, FarmersFresh farm produce in school lunches. That's the goal of the Farm-to-School program.