Hunger relief leaders in the Thief River Falls area are looking for new ways to help those in need, after a food shelf unexpectedly closed.
The $500 billion farm bill making its way through Congress concerns those who work with hungry Minnesotans.
New data from the Minnesota Department of Education show a growing number of students rely on the federally-funded National School Lunch Program. The numbers have school officials looking for ways to ensure kids are well-fed and able to learn -- even outside school hours.
Anoka County will receive an award from the federal government later today for its work signing Minnesotans up for food stamps.
A Twin Cities food bank is expanding to accommodate growing need and a greater supply of food.
Minnesota prisoners could soon be gardening and supplying food shelves, if a measure passed by the Minnesota legislature becomes law.
In rural areas across Minnesota, thousands of residents live in communities without a major grocery store. That can create a real challenge for low-income residents who end up spending more time and money on their food. In Big Stone County, small grocers are helping fill the gap.
The unseasonably warm weather has disrupted Minnesota's maple syrup season. Producers make syrup out of sap, which the trees produce only when weather alternates between freezing and thawing.
There has been some sunny economic news recently. Nationally, retail sales posted their biggest gain in February since last September. That has some economists asking: Could the warm weather be good for the economy?
More than 60 outdoors and environmental groups want lawmakers to raise the state's hunting, fishing, and boating fees.
Three-year-old Terrell Mayes was inside his home when he was struck by a stray bullet fired from outside. He died a day later.
New numbers from the Minneapolis Area Association of Realtors show signs of improvement in the Twin Cities housing market.
Federal and state leaders are highlighting
the Upper St. Anthony Falls Lock and Dam in downtown Minneapolis as
a crucial barrier for stopping Asian carp's advance up the
Some Minnesota legislators want to make it easier for hunters to donate venison to food shelves.
A survey recently found nearly 80 percent of low- and moderate-income families cook evening meals at least five times a week. Two-thirds said they want to learn more about making healthy food. Cooking education programs in Minnesota are ramping up to meet that demand.