Plus: Post-primary, Zaynab Mohamed is one step closer to becoming the first Black woman in the Minnesota Senate; a camp counselor is charged for launching arrows at children; Minneapolis adds motivational messages to downtown bollards; 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: U.S. Postal Service struggles; the National Weather Service details where the heaviest rain fell over the weekend; a St. Joseph company tries out small electric vehicles for trips around town; and more.
Plus: General Mills CEO made $12 million in the last fiscal year; many Minnesota gas stations are below the $3.99 mark for unleaded; recalling Olivia Newton-John’s 1978 visit to Olivia, Minnesota; and more.
Plus: Five Black women hope to win primaries for a chance to serve in the Minnesota Senate; jury selection begins in Minneapolis in a 1993 cold case; the 2023 fishing opener will be in the Mankato-Madison Lake area; and more.
Plus: Russel Balenger selected as the interim council member for Ward 1 in St. Paul; Napheesa Collier returns to the Lynx; Melissa Etheridge cancels Canterbury Park show due to COVID-19; and more.
Plus: Voter who voted twice in the 2020 election faces charges in Hennepin County; gas prices in Minnesota are below $4; and weighing a self-defense claim in the Apple River stabbing case.
Plus: Traverse County Attorney files a motion to intervene in the Doe v. Minnesota case; the University of Minnesota is eliminating “in-house captioning;” officials are investigating what killed off thousands of fish in Rush Creek; and more.
Plus: Minnesota Teacher of the Year Natalia Benjamin has left the classroom; June and July fourth driest on record; the purple carrot-seed moth invades Minnesota; and more.
Plus: Former Brooklyn Center police chief Tim Gannon is suing the city; “corn sweat” is making Midwest heatwaves worse; Dr. Cedric Alexander confirmed as Minneapolis’ first community safety commissioner; and more.
Plus: a heat index in Hutchinson of 115 degrees; no confidence votes by nurses at Twin Cities hospitals; a season-ending knee injury for Paige Bueckers; and more.
Plus: Minnesota reports 39 confirmed cases of monkeypox; state Rep. Tony Albright resigns; deputies wrangle two runaways cows off of Interstate 35 near Wyoming; and more.
Plus: a petroleum leak at the University of Minnesota; houses made of hemp; legal action against foreign robocalls; and more.
Plus: Abria Pregnancy Resources in St. Paul vandalized; more multi-family homes being built in the metro than single-family ones; 1st Congressional District candidate Jeff Ettinger tests positive for COVID; and more.
Plus: Much of Minnesota to be under a heat advisory Tuesday afternoon; GOP guv candidate Jensen now says he supports abortion rights for victims of rape and incest; Wild superstar Kirill Kaprizov back in the U.S.; and more.
Plus: Bail has been set at $1 million for Nicolae Miu, accused in the Apple River stabbings; six people are facing felony charges in connection to sex trafficking stings in St. Paul and Stillwater; two $1 million-winning Mega Millions jackpot tickets were sold in Minnesota; and more.
Plus: Lawsuit over pharmacist’s refusal to fill emergency contraception prescription goes to trial in northern Minnesota; workers at Minneapolis Starbucks location join nationwide strike; Keewatin to get new U.S. Steel plant; and more.
Plus: Monkeypox cases reported in Minnesota, sentencing of former officers involved in George Floyd murder angers Floyd family and a Winona company inks deal with MLB.
Plus: St. Paul Council to consider exempting new construction from rent control ordinance; Minnesota Orchestra names Thomas Søndergård next music director; Frey, Minneapolis council strike deal on dedicated bus lanes for Hennepin Avenue; and more.
Plus: Ethics subcommittee dismisses most of an ethics complaint against state Sen. Omar Fateh; Xcel Energy posts a 3.4% increase in second quarter profits; a Minneapolis dog named Luigi who spent 29 days in the BWCA was found and returned to his owners; and more.
Plus: Co-owner of popular Twin Cities food truck sues for defamation over social media post; AG candidate Wardlow pledges to “wage war” on Minnesota’s abortion laws; Walz promotes 10-year plan to boost Minnesota’s economy; and more.