UW Credit Union Expands Eligibility to All College Students

A change in membership eligibility provides opportunities to all higher education students

Governor Scott Walker joined officials from the University of Wisconsin Credit Union and the Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) today to announce a change in the credit union’s membership eligibility requirements that will provide additional opportunities for the refinancing of student loan debt across the state.

Duluth Receives $375,000 for Railroad Crossing Safety

FRA awards the St. Louis and Lake Counties Regional Railroad Authority

U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken, along with Representative Rick Nolan, today announced that the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has awarded $374,598 to the St. Louis and Lake Counties Regional Railroad Authority for railroad crossing safety in Duluth.

Major Storm Damage Delays Minnesota Power’s Solar Power Plant

Intial assessments indicate 25% of the 97 rows have sustained damage

The completion of Minnesota Power’s first solar power plant has been delayed after Wednesday night’s severe storm caused substantial damage to the nearly completed solar array at the National Guard’s Camp Ripley near Little Falls, Minn.

Recognizing Hunger Action Month in the Northland

Wear Orange for Hunger on September 8, 2016

Nationally more than 200 Feeding America Food Banks, including local affiliate Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank, will be joining forces to raise awareness, food and funds during September’s Hunger Action Month.

Disaster Assistance Meeting for July Flooding

Wisconsin Officials Visit to Educate Residents on Disaster Relief Funding

Local governments and private non-profit agencies that sustained damage during the floods in Northwest Wisconsin were encouraged to attend a meeting in Superior on Tuesday morning.