🌱 Frisco Siblings Mining Crypto + McKinney Census Results Are In



Happy Thursday, neighbors! Here’s everything you need to know to get this day started. Here’s everything you need to know today in McKinney-Frisco.

First, today’s weather:

Very windy; partly sunny. High: 71 Low: 48.

Here are the top stories in McKinney-Frisco today:

  1. Frisco-area siblings 14-year-old Ishaan Thakur and 9-year-old Aanya Thakur have started their own crypto mining business. The two first got started after watching a series of YouTube videos on crypto mining, before dismantling Ishaan’s gaming computer and turning it into a mining machine. After school, they make their way inside the garage of their home to configure graphics cards into problem-solving mathematicians and check the status of their operations. (Spectrum News)
  2. Census results are in, and the city of McKinney is using the data to keep tabs on and plan for the city’s changing and growing population. McKinney’s population is on the cusp of breaking the 200,000 mark, showing a 49% increase in residents over the last 10 years. As McKinney grows, city staff are planning for the increased demand for public services. (Community Impact Newspaper)
  3. Two Frisco ISD Cross Country Runners earned medals at the Regional Championships. (Press Release Desk)
  4. Portillo’s famous hot dogs are coming to Frisco in 2022. (Local Profile)
  5. Hank’s Texas Grill in McKinney is slated to reopen following renovations. (Community Impact Newspaper)

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Today in McKinney-Frisco:

  • McKinney Community Development Corporation Board Meeting (8:00 AM)
  • Tech Help for Seniors (Adults)- Come and Go (10:15 AM)
  • Bingo Night at SRC – McKinney Parks and Recreation (6:00 PM)
  • Fall Festival Special Needs Night (6:00 PM)
  • Town Hall – George a. Purefoy Municipal Center (7:00 PM)
  • Crafty Adults (Adults)- Ticketed – John and Judy Gay Library (7:00 PM)

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Nicole Fallon-Peek

About me: Nicole Fallon-Peek is a journalist and copywriter with a degree in Media, Culture and Communication from New York University. She has served as a freelance reporter, managing editor, copy editor, and editorial director for a variety of B2B news outlets. She currently co-owns and operates content creation agency Lightning Media Partners.


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