Plus: Judge orders public release of body camera video from night George Floyd was killed; Minneapolis announces plan to reopen intersection of 38th Street and Chicago Avenue; Minnesota Wild’s season ends; and more.
The Glean offers two daily helpings of the latest news, information and opinion of interest to Minnesotans: a morning roundup of the latest must-read stories, and a late-afternoon look at the day’s developments.
Plus: Walz hears teacher concerns after press-conference interruption; man assaulted on way to mosque in Bloomington; class-action suit filed against Minneapolis for protest response; Minnesota’s new teacher of the year; and more.
Plus: Minneapolis police stop Black and East African drivers at disproportionate rates; attorney for one of ex-officers charged in killing of George Floyd wants Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman off the case; Loons lose in semifinal of MLS tournament; and more.
Plus: 30 sick with COVID-19 after attending funeral in Lake Park; home deconstructions on the rise in the Twin Cities; Voyageurs Park pleads with visitors not to leave trash; and more.
Plus: survey says 45 business thinking of leaving downtown Minneapolis; health officials are concerned with rise in syphilis cases; no charges for Brooklyn Center police officers involved in fatal shooting of 21-year-old man; and more.
Plus: State statute keeps buildings damaged during protests from being demolished; Rep. Emmer wants you to #ThankACop; Cup Foods reopens; Valleyfair does not; and more.
Plus: analysis reveals Minneapolis faces legal barriers to eliminating police officers; Minneapolis Charter Commission to vote on policing ballot question Wednesday; young woman rescued from a hole; and more.
Plus: north Minneapolitans talk to New York Times about reducing the city’s police force; Council President Lisa Bender’s front yard vandalized; fire damages St. Paul hotel under construction; and more.
Plus: large fire burns in downtown St. Paul; judge approves changes easing Minnesota absentee ballot rules; Cup Foods reopens; and more.
Plus: model for community-based policing in Brooklyn Park and Brooklyn Center; Target launches educational partnership with Summit Academy; Duluth private schools plan for in-person classes; and more.
Plus: HealthPartners asked to reopen Minneapolis clinic; moth outbreak affecting Minnesota pine trees; Wisconsin reports more than 900 new COVID-19 cases; and more.
Plus: St. Paul school board postpones vote on distance learning; Minnesota Children’s Museum reopens; Buzz, the Como Zoo’s polar bear, dies at 24; and more.
Plus: Somali-American sisters say white man threatened violence after they stopped to take photo of turkey in Bloomington; Wisconsin Republicans ‘stand ready’ to strike down mask mandate; Minnesota AG Ellison files lawsuit against Itasca County ranch over rodeo; and more.
Plus: Minneapolis reduces beach lifeguards due to staffing shortage; St. Paul police continue to seek suspects in unrest after killing of George Floyd; Minnesota GOP candidate compares coronavirus response to Holocaust; and more.
Plus: Wisconsin governor issues statewide mask mandate; Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot pulls out of event to avoid appearing alongside Jacob Frey; eastbound lanes of Interstate 94 between Minneapolis and St. Paul to be closed this weekend; and more.
Plus: rains damage crops in northwest Minnesota; more people needing rescue in Boundary Waters; manufacturers complain about mask requirements; and more.
Plus: former MPD officers charged in the killing of George Floyd seeks dismissal of charges; Minneapolis Mayor announces new restrictions on bars; Chisholm man arrested for 34-year-old unsolved murder; and more.
Plus: Best Buy stores staying closed on Thanksgiving; meet Hennepin County’s first chief judge of color; Mayo Clinic’s accused bully no longer an employee; Jimmy Jam, Terry Lewis and Sheila E. are Emmy nominees; and more.
Plus: Minneapolis Charter Commission working group recommends keeping a police reform measure off November ballot; U of M study looks to help businesses and schools make indoor spaces safer; Halstad now home to world’s largest sugar beet; and more.
Plus: Holy Land looks to move forward after racist tweets of family member; Gwen Walz interviewed; expanded Frontenac State Park wins raves; and more.