“Lights On Us” Replaces Tickets With Vouchers For Burnt-Out Vehicle Lights

The program is by MicroGrants, a Minnesota nonprofit

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The next time you’re stopped for having a headlight or taillight out in Clay County, you’ll get a voucher for a free replacement bulb. Clay County Sheriff’s Office is partnering with the Lights On Us Program. It replaces tickets with repair vouchers. They are good at participating auto shops and worth up to $250. There is a…

Food Commission Discusses Bringing SNAP Benefits to Farmers’ Markets

Commission members say one of the biggest challenges is getting connected

FARGO, N.D. —┬áThe Cass Clay Food Commission met to discuss how federal nutrition programs, like SNAP, which used to be called food stamps, could be used at farmers’ markets. “The SNAP participant being able to go to a farmers’ market and being able to participate in that community. It’s inclusivity of people who are lower income, and who often are…