Plus: allegations of sexual harassment, gender discrimination at Gandhi Mahal; St. Paul extends order allowing restaurants to use public spaces for patios; Vikings close down operations after Titans players, staffers test positive for COVID-19; 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: death toll from COVID-19 tops 1 million worldwide; court of appeals rules that Minnesota schools must allow students to use locker rooms consistent with gender identity; poll finds Walz’s approval rating at 57 percent; and more.
Plus: Minnesota’s retired leaders discuss COVID and current events; tribal nations optimistic about coronavirus response; oak wilt threatens Minnesota’s oak tree population; artist Aldo Moroni dies; and more.
Plus: appeals court temporarily halts a six-day extension for counting absentee ballots in Wisconsin; NY Times says Trump paid $750 in taxes the year he won the presidency; Twins open MLB playoffs against Houston Astros; and more.
Plus: future of MSP airport may hinge on what happens in Washington this week; Wisconsin sets new record for daily COVID cases; Twins lock up home-field advantage for first round of MLB playoffs; and more.
Plus: Trump to nominate Amy Coney Barrett for U.S. Supreme Court; threats against health workers in Minnesota have become widespread; St. Paul Public Schools says it doesn’t have enough staff to starting bringing students back to school; and more.
Plus: South Minneapolis residents concerned about crime; NPR podcast covers Minnesota’s Dorr brothers; Penumbra Theatre receives huge grant from Ford Foundation; Rep. Omar in the Washington Post, Lizzo in Vogue; and more.
Plus: Pence and Ivanka Trump make visit to north Minneapolis; Minneapolis police face off with protesters in downtown Minneapolis; Wisconsin’s daily COVID-19 case count hits second-highest total ever; and more.
Plus: St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter reacts to the grand jury decision in the Breonna Taylor case; employees at The Current and Classical MPR intend to form a union; gun permits rise sharply; First Avenue gets a new star; and more.
Plus: COVID outbreak prompts warnings from Minnesota health officials about Halloween; Metro Transit workers authorize union to call potential strike; Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota to make election day paid holiday; and more.
Plus: St. Paul schools see significant enrollment drop; the Somali American vote in Minnesota; suit challenging mask mandate at polling places heard in court; and more.
Plus: At least six GOP-endorsed candidates for Minnesota Legislature embrace QAnon; Dudley Riggs dies at 88; second train from St. Paul to Chicago gets closer to reality with federal grant award; and more.
Plus: St. Paul program trains candidates of color for office; suit seeks $10 million from Minneapolis for injuries during George Floyd protest; Minneapolis neighborhood organizations ponder recording meetings; and more.
Plus: Minnesota State High School League OKs start of football, volleyball seasons; health officials concede that Trump event ignored state requirements on attendance; additional grants to help Minneapolis businesses with cleanup costs; and more.
Plus: the Minneapolis Sanctuary Movement; Q&A with Rep. Ilhan Omar; St. Paul police use social media to help identify rioting suspects; and more.
Plus: mayors of Minneapolis and St. Paul set aside a day to honor RBG; Minnesota legislator details family’s fight against COVID-19; fight over frozen pizza leads to charges in Blue Earth; and more.
Plus: Trump presses Senate Republicans to confirm RBG replacement ‘without delay’; U of M group pushes to have students directly involved in campus police accountability; Twins clinch playoff spot; and more.
Plus: Gov. Walz orders flags to be flown at half staff in honor of RBG; Minnesota health officials alarmed at persistently high level of new COVID-19 cases; stretch of Chicago Avenue to named after George Floyd; and more.
Plus: Minnesota suburban women don’t respond well to Trump’s messaging; MPR Classical host Garrett McQueen discusses firing; St. Paul chef reunited with priceless knives; and more.
Plus: Collin Peterson says fellow Democrat Ilhan Omar ‘doesn’t belong in our party’; team of health workers confronted by armed residents while conducting coronavirus testing; former state Supreme Court Chief Justice Russell A. Anderson dies; and more.