KRQE Newsfeed: Back to Class, DACA Home Loans, Warm Temperatures, Recruitment Challenges, Big Boost
 Monday marks the start of the school year for some New Mexico students Students from some schools in New Mexico will return to class on Monday to begin blended learning. At the end of last month, schools across the state were given the green light for the change. This morning, both school districts and municipal schools in Hobbs are preparing to welcome students from Kindergarten to Grade 5 once again. Lovington and Carlsbad municipal schools do the same. Other school districts, including APS, have yet to decide how and when they will welcome students again.
 People’s loan is now available for DACA beneficiaries The federal government has announced that it has changed its policy on DACA home loans, making it easier for dreamers in New Mexico to support their own home. FHA guaranteed insurance loans are now available for dreamers who have access to low interest rates and help with a down payment.
 Sunny skies bring gusts of wind on Monday It’s a chilly morning in northwest New Mexico, where there are plenty of places that are just for teens. However, today will be another sunny and balmy day, with above average temperatures in the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s. Winds will pick up during the afternoon, gusting up to 40 mph on the eastern slopes of the mountains and the eastern plains.
 New Mexico high school athletes face an uphill battle to find a place in college football The lost season for New Mexico soccer players has created an uphill battle for those trying to get signed into college football. Coaches say the problem started months ago when they couldn’t attend summer practices. UNM Head Football Coach Danny Gonzales encourages athletes not to give up. New Mexico typically produces three to four Division 1 soccer players per year and according to 24/7 Sports, since 2005 New Mexico has only had four players who have achieved a four-star rating.
 Restaurant take-out stays busy for Super Bowl Sunday It’s the day after the big game and a lot of local businesses have seen a big boost in business. The fryers were working overtime Sunday at Happy Chickenzz off Central. The owner planned to sell around 4,000 wings throughout the day, which is five times his average sales. Other places like Nexus Brewery had empty tables but were always slammed with take out orders. The National Chicken Council estimates that Americans ate a record 1.4 billion wings on Sunday.