Plus: Woman killed by driver in Uptown identified; Walz extends peacetime emergency; what Omar really said; 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: many Minnesota districts dropping mask mandates for summer school; four drown in separate water-related incidents over weekend; two Twin Cities charter schools vote to unionize; and more.
Plus: COVID-19 numbers at or near lowest levels since earliest months of pandemic; Winston Smith remembered at funeral; former Twins great Mudcat Grant dies; and more.
Plus: congressional Democrats try to move past tensions over Omar’s tweets, reaction; three more charged in connection with death of teen at Woodbury graduation party; Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson suspended from YouTube; and more.
Plus: Minnesota State Fair officially on; two more Minnesotans arrested in relation to January 6 insurrection; Chauvin juror speaks out; and more.
Plus: Omar says she wasn’t equating terrorists with U.S., Israel; Minnesota Capitol building reopens to visitors; southwest Minnesota high school softball coach goes into labor during game, delivers baby in car; and more.
Plus: Democrats divided over Ilhan Omar tweet; health officials concerned over spread of COVID-19 in areas with low vaccination rates; St. Paul deputy mayor wants to use federal funds to address homelessness; and more.
Plus: 247 Line 3 protesters arrested in northern Minnesota; head of St. Cloud law firm accused of targeting pro-Trump employees for firing; Wisconsin Legislature votes to eliminate a $300-a-week federal unemployment benefit; and more.
Plus: Minnesota Supreme Court rejects 2020 election case; Highland Park students protest cuts to art classes; concern over drug use on the light rail; Sun Country adds more direct flights to vacation spots; bunny cafe to open soon; and more.
Plus: St. Paul Public Schools cancels rest of school year due to extreme heat; teens sue for right to legally carry handguns in Minnesota; Line 3 protesters maintain blockade; and more.
Plus: Omar requests broader DOJ investigation of Minnesota law enforcement; hiring crunch in northern Minnesota; Line 3 protesters’ legal strategies involving treaty rights; and more.
Plus: Minneapolis crews make another attempt to open 38th and Chicago to traffic; Ramsey County sheriff pulls deputies from federal fugitive task force until they’re permitted to wear body cameras; Minnesota unlikely to reach July 1 vaccination goal; and more.
Plus: Capitol to reopen to the public; rural grocery store allows 24/7 self-serve access; Falcon Heights names section of Larpenteur Ave. for Philando Castile; and more.
Plus: 14-year-old boy dies after shooting near a graduation party in Woodbury; demonstrators gather for fourth night after shooting death of Winston Smith; St. Paul’s Sunisa Lee finishes second overall at U.S. women’s gymnastics championships; and more.
Plus: multi-family apartment developments fueling St. Paul construction boom; Olmsted County officials OK performance by hip-hop artist after social media controversy; Wisconsin’s Evers announces re-election bid for governor; and more.
Plus: ‘business as usual’ at George Floyd Square after city attempts to open intersection; arraignment delayed for ex-officers charged with federal civil rights violations in Floyd’s death; heat advisory issued for Twin Cities through Sunday evening; and more.
Plus: Minnesota craft beer world faces record of sexism; the resistance to Line 3; Aeon’s downtown Minneapolis affordable housing project; and more.
Plus: activists put up makeshift barriers after Minneapolis attempts to partially re-open George Floyd Square; AG says professor misspent money raised in the name of Philando Castile; high temperature records expected around Minnesota this weekend; and more.
Plus: groups sue over Minneapolis withholding police-conduct records; Minneapolis minimum wage set to rise; Medtronic stops sale of heart pump after deaths; and more.
Plus: legislative Republicans renew push to end Walz’s emergency powers; hundreds gather in Minneapolis for funeral of 6-year-old Aniya Allen; one of state’s most successful high school hockey coaches resigns amid investigation; and more.