Plus: no new curfew declared by Walz; Brooklyn Center mayor wants attorney general’s office to look at case; Obama calls for police reform; 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: officer involved in shooting identified; Brooklyn Center gives mayor ‘command authority’ over police department; defense expected to start calling witnesses in Chauvin trial; and more.
Plus: Biden calls for peace and calm; how to help people in Brooklyn Center; charging decision will rest with Washington County attorney; and more.
Plus: defense is expected to start making its case to jurors this week in Chauvin trial; street racers shut down traffic in Minneapolis’ Lowry Hill Tunnel; Minnesota colleges and universities weigh requiring vaccines for students returning in the fall; and more.
Plus: Will Chauvin testify in his own defense? pandemic leads to a population explosion of feral cats; St. Cloud State loses to UMass in NCAA men’s Frozen Four championship game; and more.
Plus: Walk-out at White Bear Lake High School after Black students receive racist threats via Instagram; Klobuchar pushes feds to prioritize infrastructure spending on failing bridges; West St. Paul says Black Lives Matter mural violates city code; and more.
Plus: the two George Floyd autopsies; third Minnesotan arrested over Capitol attack; A.J. Awed announces Minneapolis mayor run; and more.
Plus: Eagan residents balking at plan to remove trash receptacles from neighborhood parks; St. Cloud State makes NCAA title game in men’s hockey; new Prince album to be released in July; and more.
Plus: medical expert testifies in Chauvin trial; false rumors of Target-based sex-trafficking circulate on social media; downtown businesses have high hopes for Twins home opener; and more.
Plus: man who performed Floyd’s autopsy could testify as soon as Thursday; Minneapolis voters to face ballot question on giving mayor more authority; self-described member of ‘Boogaloo Bois’ from St. Cloud charged with illegal possession of machine gun; and more.
Plus: Target to spend $2 billion+ at Black-owned businesses; water facility versus urban farm in Minneapolis; Apple Valley artist’s painting going to the moon; Pitino gets zip in buyout; Target Field COVID protocols explained; and more.
Plus: Minnesota legislators present different plans for changing state election laws; 25 days of COVID-19 case growth in Minnesota; 10-year-old boy takes minivan to buy Cheerios in Stillwater; and more.
Plus: witness testifies Chauvin had de-escalation training; Northwest Angle couple turned away from Canadian border; Evers declares emergency over Wisconsin wildfires; and more.
Plus: state officials concern about growing number of COVID-19 cases in schools; report details pandemic’s economic impact on Minnesota breweries; Cher apologizes for tweet about George Floyd; and more.
Plus: former Minnesota resident political prisoner in Ethiopia; what the U gets from the American Rescue Plan; state fair vaccine site opening; and more.
Plus: Minnesota Legislature faces pressure to close a loophole in state’s criminal sexual conduct statute; business push back on plan to remove on-street parking from Hennepin Avenue in Uptown; Delta cancels flights due to staff shortages; and more.
Plus: school districts prepare major increases in summer programming to help students; Chauvin trial puts MPD training under renewed scrutiny; much of Minnesota considered ‘high risk’ for fires; and more
Plus: judge says lawsuit over Minnesota’s treatment of prisoners during pandemic can proceed; MN high school considers changing rebel mascot; Evers wants Trump campaign to be sanctioned for election lawsuits; and more.
Plus: Minnesota Supreme Court rules in dog-custody case; closing planned for Cedar Riverside Community School; fire destroys building in Minneapolis; and more.
Plus: seating capacities expanding at various Minnesota venues; state joins effort to seek refunds, loan cancellations for former ITT Technical Institute students; proposed plaque would honor first Black professional baseball player’s time in Stillwater; and more.