Community Connected infographic highlights the credit union mission


Minnesota Credit Union Network 10/22/2014  – ST. PAUL, Minn. – On Oct. 21, the Minnesota Credit Union Network released an infographic illustrating that credit unions are “Community Connected.” As locally-owned, not-for-profit financial cooperatives, credit unions are dedicated to the communities that […]

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VIDEO: Members From Across Minnesota Share Why They Love their Credit Union!


We’ve put together just a handful of the stories that we’ve received from people all across the state to show just how much credit union members love being a part of a not-for-profit financial cooperative. Whether it’s a great rate […]

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Anoka Hennepin CU named “Service Business of the Year” by Anoka Area Chamber of Commerce

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ABC Newspapers © 10/23/2014 – COON RAPIDS, Minn. – The Anoka Area Chamber of Commerce kicked off its 62nd year with a breakfast meeting Tuesday, Oct. 14 at the Courtyards of Andover. One of the biggest changes is a new logo, which was redesigned […]

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CUs emphasize co-op principles during National Co-op Month

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CUNA News Now © 10/23/2014 – INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, Minn. – The nation is taking time to appreciate cooperatives this October for National Co-op Month, and financial cooperatives, commonly known as credit unions, have joined in on the celebration. The festivities are in full […]

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South Metro FCU plans Shakopee branch

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Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal © 10/17/2014 – SHAKOPEE, Minn. – South Metro Federal Credit Union will start construction of its new Shakopee branch next week. The groundbreaking ceremony will be held at 12 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 29, at 8001 Old Carriage Ct. N., […]

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SPIRE CU’s “creatively creative” Graff achieves CU Rock Star award

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Credit Union Magazine © 09/30/2014 – FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. – Tara Graff is portrayed by her colleague Casey Carlson as “creatively creative” and “über-talented.” And, “Emily Dickinson-esque.” “I hope that doesn’t mean I’ll be famous only after I’m dead!” Graff quips. “Ever […]

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Minnco CU fund benefits local Senior Enrichment Center


Isanti County News © 10/22/2014 – CAMBRIDGE, Minn. – Mary Sarault, with the Isanti County Commission on Aging, appeared before the council to request a pause in the rent for the Senior Enrichment Center for one to two years. The SEC pays $500 per […]

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Royal CU’s “culture champion” Forcier-Pabst gains CU Rock Star recognition

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Credit Union Magazine © 09/30/2014 – EAU CLAIRE, Wis. – Starting stuffed snowball fights. Singing and dancing. Handing out popcorn. That’s a typical Friday at Royal Credit Union in Eau Claire, Wis., thanks in part to Amy Forcier-Pabst, who was recently promoted to […]

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Minn. credit unions, co-ops emphasize community connections

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press release: Minnesota Credit Union Network 10/21/2014 – INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, Minn. – October is National Co-op Month, and the Minnesota Credit Union Network (MnCUN) held a “Community Connected” press event in Inver Grove Heights on Tuesday to recognize the impact cooperative […]

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Royal CU’s Finn drives social network that never sleeps, wins CU Rock Star award

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Credit Union Magazine © 09/30/2014 – EAU CLAIRE, Wis. – In today’s digital age, social media moves at the speed of thought, and those who are experts have learned to sprint along with it. It’s a good thing that Andrea Finn has […]

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Mill City CU makes top credit union employer list

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Credit Union Journal © 10/17/2014 – MINNETONKA Minn. – Five years ago, a 50% increase in premiums threatened to end company-paid health coverage for employees of Atomic Credit Union in Piketon, Ohio. Plenty of companies have shifted the cost of rising premiums to […]

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