Plus: increased number of oil trains running through Minnesota; Allina WestHealth ER, urgent care to remain closed after nurses go on strike; Minnesota’s 2021 boating season deadliest in 16 years; Edina Cinema to reopen; 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: nurses go on strike at Allina WestHealth in Plymouth; new public art tribute to Bob Dylan unveiled in Hibbing; Walz bags a pheasant; and more.
Plus: U.S. Marshals now wearing body cameras in Minnesota; Minnesota National Guard to help alleviate staffing shortages at long-term care facilities; Afton man faces charges over backyard runway; Wild win opening game of season; and more.
Plus: first-degree murder charge added against Highway 169 shooter; cops seen hunting protesters in Jaleel Stallings case collecting thousands in monthly pension payments; the return of Minneapolis rocker Cindy Lawson; and more.
Plus: chief executives of Securian Financial and Ecolab urge Carter to take a bolder stand against crime in St. Paul; Minneapolis 2040 plan hotly debated in some council races; acclaimed young adult literature writer Gary Paulsen dies; and more.
Plus: USDA study connects meatpacking working conditions with spread of COVID-19; Minneapolis ballot question two debated; U Regents meeting disrupted in two separate protests; and more.
Plus: police reform group gathers more than 1,000 complaints against Minneapolis police; Rep. John Thompson settles traffic ticket; Como Zoo gets third polar bear; and more.
Plus: St. Paul Mayor Carter says he will vote ‘yes’ on rent measure; Target to invest $100 million in Black-led organizations; Eurasian eagle owl named Gladys goes missing from the Minnesota Zoo; and more.
Plus: Duluth City Council acknowledges impact of Indian Boarding Schools; Bemidji trying to attract remote workers; Minnesota farmers hold out hope for drought relief; and more.
Plus: eight St. Paul schools would close under district consolidation plan; Amazon to build distribution facility in Woodbury; football coach in northern Minnesota resigns amid criminal investigation; and more.
Plus: cases of COVID-19 rising among Minnesota children; Minnetonka Moccasin Co. apologizes for cultural appropriation; Minneapolis Public Schools’ Somali language heritage program; and more.
Plus: aftermath of shooting captured on video; survey finds lack of trust in Minnesota media; parents file suit against northern Minnesota school district over mask policy; and more.
Plus: prosecutors want longer sentence for Kim Potter if convicted of killing Daunte Wright; two Minneapolis officers recorded making derogatory comments about protesters have left MPD; Twins host a winter clothing drive to aid Afghan families; and more.
Plus: Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan on new social studies standards; 11 school staff members have died of COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic; U of M says large number of students are vaccinated; and more.
Plus: state sees 74% increase in schools reporting COVID outbreaks; Frey calls MPD body camera footage “galling”; MnDOT puts used snowplows up for sale; and more.
Plus: Profile of Minneapolis mayoral candidate AJ Awed; new Minneapolis charter school closes after one month; body camera footage shows Minneapolis police aggressively attacking protesters during protests after the killing of George Floyd; and more.
Plus: PTSD cases driving Minneapolis workers’ comp claims; St. Paul looks to pass tough new tobacco restrictions; breaking down all the Minnesotans who have stars on First Avenue’s wall; and more.
Plus: Minnesota United fan groups demand vaccine requirement for Allianz Field; north Minneapolis man’s math workbook encourages Black college enrollment; and more.
Plus: strike possible after St. Paul snowplow drivers, laborers vote down two-year contract offer; Ramsey County Board approves nearly $40 million for development of Purple Line BRT; staffing shortages force Twin Cities Caribou Coffee locations to curtail hours; and more.
Plus: monoclonal antibody clinic for treating COVID-19 opens in Twin Cities; Enbridge paid $2 million to Minnesota law enforcement for actions during Line 3 protests; homeless encampment in Minneapolis cleared; and more.