May 2024 Regional News

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Regional News – April 2024

“Unwinding” process for health care programs winding down  The expiration of the continuous enrollment condition authorized by the Families First […]

Rehab unit to close

Sanford Bemidji Medical Center is planning to close an acute rehabilitation unit, reducing post-hospital care options that are becoming increasingly […]

Court case to continue

A federal court case that resulted in more than $111 million being awarded to a former St. Cloud State University […]

Published February 01, 2024 | By KSTP TV

Business gets a boost

Highland Popcorn is set to open late January or early February in the Highland Village Center, with a retail storefront […]

DOJ rules on housing

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has found the city of Anoka discriminated against people with disabilities using its “crime-free” housing […]

Published December 01, 2023 | By KSTP TV

Mistreatment is alleged

When a Somali refugee went on suicide watch in 2021 at the Sherburne County jail in Elk River, he was placed […]

DHS changes underway

Four different state agencies currently oversee programs for young children in Minnesota: the Department of Human Services, Department of Education, Department […]

Confusion over SROs continues

Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison hopes more law enforcement agencies put school resource officers or SROs back in school after he […]

Published November 01, 2023 | By KSTP TV

Learn about housing issues

The Minneapolis Civil Rights Department is educating renters and property owners about that city’s ordinance prohibiting public assistance discrimination in housing, […]

Vacancies cause struggles

Four out of five Minnesota nonprofits say they’re grappling with job vacancies and are reporting more workforce shortages than peers nationwide, […]

Historic change for 988

The 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline announced a ‘historic’ change Friday, with the addition of a video call option for […]

Published October 01, 2023 | By KSTP TV

Wheelchair is replaced

A generous gift replaced a power wheelchair that was stolen recently. Kyle Schultz, a 26-year-old who lives with ALS, lost […]

Published October 01, 2023 | By KMSP

Federal lawsuit allege discrimination

Two Richfield mothers filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against Richfield Public Schools, alleging that the district imposed discriminatory disciplinary practices […]

Doors open for TEFRA

Many Minnesota families with disabled children are celebrating changes to a key state assistance program. Changes to the Tax Equity and […]

DHS split is coming

Minnesota’s largest and most-scrutinized state agency will be split up in the coming years as the result of legislative action meant […]

Dungarvin takes over companies

The Dungarvin organization, a group of companies providing community-based services for people with disabilities in 15 states, has announced a deal […]

Loophole in housing eyed

Lawmakers want to close a loophole in state law that they said allowed a suburban city to shut down state-licensed […]

Published August 01, 2023 | By KSTP TV

Residents face uncertain future

In Bemidji, 47 tenants were recently evacuated from a federally subsidized apartment building that inspectors feared could be headed toward catastrophic […]

Access upgrades at state park

A construction project with accessibility updates to William O’Brien State Park is slated to begin in September. The Minnesota Department […]

Spinal implant scrutinized

A first-of-its-kind clinical trial at HCMC in Minneapolis is giving hope to people with spinal cord injuries. While results have […]

Check on mail status

Minnesotans with Medical Assistance and MinnesotaCare can now look up the month they can expect their health insurance renewal forms to […]

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