Plus: Albert Lea bar owner who opened despite COVID-19 shutdown orders sentenced to 90 days in jail; multi-vehicle crash closes I-35 near Faribault; multiple attempted carjackings in Edina and St. Louis Park; and more.
Plus: Hennepin Sheriff Hutchinson recovering in Alexandria hospital after suspected impaired-driving crash; musician María Isa announces Minnesota Senate run; applications open for basic income program in Minneapolis; and more.
Plus: opening statements given in Kimberly Potter trial; report finds Amazon workers suffer injuries at twice rate of other Minnesota warehouse workers; Minneapolis’ Northeast Middle School switches to distance learning after threat; and more.
Plus: U announces stronger vaccine mandate for faculty; Vineeta Sawkar to host WCCO Radio morning show; Metro Transit Orange Line is open; and more.
Plus: Levy Armstrong discusses community safety work group; Rochester housing shortage affecting Afghan refugees; classes canceled at Sauk Rapids-Rice school after threatening social media post; and more.
Plus: third federal medical team headed to Minnesota to relieve workers at Edina hospital; Anoka-Hennepin schools extend winter break; U.S. House ethics panel releases report on Hagedorn staffer; and more.
Plus: Wright County sheriff condemns Minneapolis police actions during George Floyd protests; State Patrol troopers will wear body cams by next summer; Hastings residents show support for school board chair targeted by transphobic attacks; and more.
Plus: omicron variant case confirmed in U.S.; Omar sees increased death threats after Boebert comments; Zaynab Mohamed declares candidacy for state Senate seat being vacated by Sen. Patricia Torres Ray; and more.
Plus: Minnesotan Jake Sullivan’s tenure as national security advisor; St. Paul schools push winter break up; Foo Fighters cancel Huntington Bank Stadium concert over COVID policies; and more.
Plus: Biden plans visit to Rosemount Tuesday; 30% of fully vaccinated Minnesota adults have booster shots; long-haul COVID study at Mayo finds more women affected than men; and more.
Plus: Dalton, Minnesota farm couple taking in Afghan refugees; corporations fail to uphold promises to invest in Black-owned media; Minnesota’s official Thanksgiving turkey presented; and more.
Plus: Fairview sees $58 million quarterly loss due to COVID-19; Burnsville-Eagan-Savage Schools move to distance learning amid increasing case counts; Minneapolis police warn of increase in aggravated robberies in south part of city; and more.
Plus: deep dive on the labor shortage in health care; Robert Bly has died; the naming of St. Paul’s Hillcrest redevelopment; and more.
Plus: Wisconsin Republicans attempting to take control of elections process; Minnesota COVID-19 hospitalizations exceed 1,400; Lisa Bender exit interview; and more.
Plus: Minneapolis ShotSpotter activations rarely lead to arrests; groups call for removal of Highway 55 in north Minneapolis; St. Paul gets federal funds to hire 30 more cops; and more.
Plus: watchdog groups call for ban on Hennepin Healthcare doctors, review board from future medical studies; Sen. Patricia Torres Ray won’t seek re-election; Klobuchar gets “all clear” in exam six months after cancer treatment; and more.
Plus: Minnesotans on what they saw at the climate summit; Minneapolis faces huge increase in legal settlement payments; General Mills see twenty-five times increase in missed ingredient shipments; and more.
Plus: young children receive COVID-19 vaccine; interview with former Brooklyn Center Police Chief Tim Gannon; the nuclear waste stored at Prairie Island; and more.
Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey was re-elected after one round of ranked-choice voting tabulation.