Grants save college careers
Published 10/24/2009, Worthington Daily Globe
Politicians at state, federal levels debate private-bank loans to students
ST. PAUL — It was a rough summer for Alyssa Courneya. The young Alexandria woman did not know where she would go to school this fall. Then, near the end of summer, she received the news she wanted to hear: A federal Pell college grant was headed her way.