Plus: St. Paul Mayor Carter announces re-election bid; MPD Chief Arradondo takes himself out of consideration for San Jose job; median sale price of homes in Twin Cities hits new record; 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: two plead guilty for starting fire at Target HQ over the summer; twin Twin Metals bills in Congress; U submits lowest legislative funding request in decades; and more.
Plus: Twitter permanently bans MyPillow CEO Lindell; Minneapolis Police Chief Arradondo finalist for San Jose job; Walz unveils ‘Due North’ education plan; and more.
Plus: what it’s like to work at Amazon’s fulfillment center; Target paying out bonuses to most workers; and more.
Plus: Walz to roll out ‘COVID-19 recovery’ budget this week; Sun Country adding routes; St. Paul plans new virtual school; Sheila E announces movie about Prince; and more.
Plus: state COVID-19 data continues to improve; suburbs looking to restrict short-term rentals; MyPillow’s Lindell says Trump promised endorsement if he runs for governor; and more.
Plus: Trump impeachment trial to start Feb. 9; Minnesota man charged with threatening an unnamed member of Congress; MyPillow CEO Lindell hires celebrity attorney to go after the Daily Mail; and more.
Plus: erosion project dredges up decades-old garbage in Duluth; Minneapolis short-term rental cap moves forward; snow expected for metro Saturday; and more.
Plus: judge rejects bid to delay Chauvin trial; Minnesota dodges major post-holiday spike in COVID-19 cases; uneven mask compliance among high school athletes; and more.
Plus: Minnesota unemployment rate down slightly; judge denies request to delay Derek Chauvin trial; Minnesota women reflect on Harris inauguration; and more.
Plus: demand for vaccine continues to overwhelm state website, phone lines; law enforcement review finds no criminal wrongdoing at “Storm the Capitol” event in St. Paul; Minneapolis expects to recoup $100,000 from 2019 Trump rally; and more.
Plus: Sen. Klobuchar’s speech during the inauguration; Bender calls out Frey on keeping 38th and Chicago closed; one killed in St. Paul homeless camp fire; Minnesota moose survey canceled; and more.
Plus: Klobuchar to speak at Biden’s inauguration; state GOP lawmakers propose new laws to curtail Walz’s power; Falcon Heights City Council considers adding street name to honor Philando Castile; and more.
Plus: some teachers may be in line for COVID-19 vaccine this week; Bed Bath & Beyond, Kohl’s drop MyPillow; effort tackles vaccine fears in St. Cloud Somali community; and more.
Plus: tribal groups slam U.S. Rep. Pete Stauber for trying to derail nomination of Biden’s Interior Secretary pick; Dominion Voting Systems threaten MyPillow’s Lindell with lawsuit; South Dakota legal marijuana industry off to a slow start; and more.
Plus: re-opened elementary schools in Minnesota to use first-of-its-kind testing program; home-care worker union members to vote on a tentative contract agreement; Minneapolis venture-capital firm to focus on Black, Latino and Native entrepreneurs; and more.
Plus: MyPillow CEO’s notes from Trump meeting refer to ‘martial law if necessary’; Minneapolis council takes first steps toward ballot question on replacing police department; U of M to pause accepting new students into some doctoral degree programs; and more.
Plus: lawmakers consider restrictions on copper-nickel mining; four U regent seats up for election; State Fair cautiously plans 2021 return; and more.
Plus: storm to bring whiteouts and hazardous travel to much of southern Minnesota Friday; state not on track to meet goals for reducing greenhouse gas emissions; several Minneapolis Council members push for rent control; and more.
Plus: lawmakers call on Walz administration to speed up vaccinations; officials say Minnesota Capitol is safe, but ask people to avoid unnecessary trips there; Southwest Light Rail delayed; and more.