As a representative of Minnesota’s 133 credit unions, the Minnesota Credit Union Network serves as reporters’ main source for information about the state’s credit unions. Explore the press releases below and review the media kit and statistics pages to learn more about credit unions – how they operate, the notable activities in which they participate, the issues important to them and how they serve the citizens of Minnesota.



2014 Press Releases

March 3, 2014Minn. credit unions deliver business lending, data security messages to Congress
Feb. 21, 2014Former President & CU board member honored with Minnesota CU Foundation’s “CU Builder Award”
Feb. 20, 2014$7,500 in financial education grants available from the Minnesota CU Foundation
Feb. 18, 2014Target data breach costs Minnesota credit unions & members $750,000
Feb. 11, 2014Minnesota credit unions continue growth trend in 2013
Feb. 3, 2014MnCUN Vendor Involvement Program welcomes 22 participants for 2014
Jan. 28, 2014MnCUN Crew Ambassador to attend CUNA's 2014 Governmental Affairs Conference
Jan. 24, 2014Retired credit union President honored with Credit Union Builder, Hall of Leaders awards
Jan. 23, 2014New MnCUN partnership helps credit unions enhance their social media presence
Jan. 15, 2014Minn. Attorney General Lori Swanson shares insights with area credit unions


2013 Press Releases

Dec. 20, 2013Minnesota Credit Unions Help Members Affected by Target Data Breach
Dec. 13, 2013Minnesota credit union leader honored for 30+ career, commitment to the industry
Dec. 10, 2013Minnesota CU Network executive team plays key role on the national industry scene
Dec. 4, 2013Minnesota Credit Union Membership Tops 1.6 Million
Dec. 3, 2013Belief in the Credit Union Mission Inspires 53 Years of Volunteer Service at Minnesota’s Central Hanna ECU
Dec. 2, 2013Industry Leader Mark Cummins Touts Credit Union Growth in Minn. Business mag
Nov. 25, 20134 Minn. Credit Unions Recognized Nationally for Excellence, Innovation
Nov. 18, 2013Normandale Hills Elementary School welcomes Minn. Department of Commerce Commissioner Mike Rothman and United Educators Credit Union
Nov. 15, 2013Minn. Department of Commerce Commissioner Mike Rothman Visits HomeTown Credit Union’s Student-run Branch at Owatonna Senior High School
Nov. 6, 2013Minnesota credit unions flock to Financial Choice to provide financial counseling & education to members
Nov. 4, 2013Minnesota credit unions experience continued growth in Q3
Oct. 28, 2013MnCUN holds education session at Minn. Department of Commerce
Oct. 24, 2013Excellence in financial education draws Minnesota Commerce Commissioner to Cook Area Credit Union
Oct. 22, 2013Minn. CU Foundation awards $10,000 in financial education grants
Oct. 16, 2013Minnesota CUs for Kids positioned as leaders in state collaboration forum
Oct. 16, 2013Governor declares Oct. 17 Credit Union Day in Minnesota
Oct. 9, 2013Minn. CU Foundation groups raise money to benefit college students, kids
Oct. 9, 2013Bois Forte Chippewa Get Go-Ahead to Open Credit Union
Oct. 4, 2013Minn. CU advocates talk tax reform, lending and regulations with federal legislators
Oct. 2, 2013Shutdown, But Not Shut Out – Members Look to Credit Unions During Uncertain Times
Oct. 1, 2013MnCUN launches statewide “Don’t Tax My Credit Union Phone Blitz”
Oct. 1, 2013General Mills FCU pioneer dubbed Credit Union Builder
Sept. 24, 2013Postal CU bestows "CU Builder" honors on longtime volunteer
Sept. 17, 201313 Minn. CU projects move on to nationals in Maxwell, Herring, Desjardins awards
Sept. 16, 2013Minnesota CU Foundation offers $10,000 for financial education projects
Sept. 10, 2013New social studies standards provide opportunities for Minnesota credit unions
Sept. 9, 2013Hiway FCU’s Jeff Schwalen honored with Credit Union Builder distinction
Sept. 5, 2013MnIPC acquires ProDraft, adding to processing solutions portfolio
Sept. 5, 2013Minnesota credit unions teach 4,000+ students about money
Sept. 4, 2013MnCUN partner AmeriCU expands to better serve Minn. credit unions
Aug. 28, 2013TREND ALERT: Minnesota CUs modify annual meetings to meet members’ changing needs
Aug. 19, 2013Minnesota credit unions are Generation Y’s BFF (Best Financial Friend)
Aug. 12, 2013Minnesota credit unions launch refreshed ‘Bankziety’ campaign
Aug. 8, 2013Minnesota Credit Union Foundation re-elects leadership
Aug. 1, 2013Credit unions in Minnesota’s Arrowhead region work to offer payday debt solutions
Aug. 1, 2013Minnesotans Continue to Move to Credit Unions
June 27, 2013MnIPC staffers certified as national check professionals
June 4, 2013New MnCUN partnership helps credit unions
May 30, 2013Minn. CU Network pays tribute to two exceptional credit union advocates
May 29, 2013St. Cloud FCU's Bill Winter honored with Minnesota CU Foundation’s “Credit Union Builder” Award
May 23, 2013Duluth CU CEO Gail Krall honored with Minnesota CU Foundation’s “CU Builder Award”
May 22, 2013Minn. CU Network elects board, welcomes 400 at Annual Meeting
May 13, 2013MnIPC partners on CU deposits
May 8, 2013Partnerships and presentations mark Minnesota credit unions’ celebration of Financial Literacy Month
May 6, 2013Minnesota’s Credit Unions Show Continued Growth
April 12, 2013CU volunteer honored with Minnesota CU Foundation’s “CU Builder Award”
April 9, 2013Family Involvement Council educates students on credit union careers
April 5, 2013Minnesota credit union, students help launch Financial Literacy Month
March 28, 2013Minnesota raises more than $200,000 for Credit Unions for Kids
March 8, 2013NCUA Chairman Matz congratulates Minnesota credit unions on economic success
March 5, 2013Minnesota credit union presidents inducted into national Hall of Leaders
March 7, 2013Cummins encourages co-op collaboration at D.C. conference
March 4, 2013Minnesota credit unions convey job creation, regulatory burden messages to Congress
Feb. 22, 2013Minnesota CU teams with marketing students to open in-school branch
Feb. 8, 2013Innovative HomeTown CU honored in Progress Minnesota awards
Feb. 4, 2013HomeTown CU, AmeriCU team with unique tactic to build lending
Feb. 1, 2013TopLine FCU partnership helps bring $800,000+ to local community
Jan. 31, 2013Governor Dayton praises credit unions for service to Minnesotans
Jan. 15, 2013Minnesota CU fills critical role in state’s Shared Branching network
Jan. 2, 2013Volunteer work of Minnesota CU representatives recognized with international honor


With additional questions or to arrange an interview with Mark Cummins, MnCUN’s President & CEO or a credit union professional, contact MnCUN’s communications department.