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Posted on: January 12, 2023

End of Emergency-SNAP (E-SNAP)

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The Families First Coronavirus Response Act provided States with the option to request additional SNAP benefits for households in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Minnesota Department of Human Services in partnership with MNIT has been issuing emerg...

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Posted on: October 27, 2022

Make a Payment

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To make a child support payment, go to:  Making a child support payment | MNPrairie County Alliance, MN

To make other payments, please click here to be directed to our finance page for additional information and for the link to the online portal f...

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Posted on: October 20, 2022

Minnesota's Cold Weather Rule: Shutoff Protection

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Minnesota’s Cold Weather Rule (CWR) is a state law that protects residential utility customers from having electric or natural gas service shut off between October 1 and April 30. To protect your service from disconnection you must make and keep...

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Posted on: September 2, 2022

Food Benefits Expiration

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Effective Sept. 1, 2022, food benefits will be removed from EBT and P-EBT cards after nine months of not being used. Once removed, these benefits cannot be replaced. 
If you have an EBT card, you can check your balance by contacting EBT Edge Custo...
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Posted on: September 2, 2022

More Minnesota Families Eligible for Food Assistance

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More Minnesota families eligible for food assistance

More Minnesota families struggling with grocery bills will soon be able to get help buying healthy food through SNAP, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.

When the program’s gross inco...

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Posted on: July 22, 2022

Post-9/11 Veteran Service Bonus

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The Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs (MDVA) has a long history of awarding service bonuses to Minnesota Veterans who served in America’s wars. Starting in 1919 after World War I, through World War II, the Korean War, Vietnam War, Persian...

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