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Chaska police ban non-motorized transport near Ryder Cup course

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A giant version of the Ryder Cup trophy flanked by Team U.S.A. and Team Europe flags at Hazeltine National Golf Club.

No wonder millennials don’t care about golf. The Pioneer Press’ Dave Orrick reports: “Non-motorized transportation will not be tolerated in a significant portion of Chaska surrounding Hazeltine National Golf Club during the Ryder Cup starting Tuesday. … That’s right: No walking, no cycling. … The extraordinary measures — even one residential neighborhood is a “no-pedestrian zone” — are the result of a security plan for the U.S.-vs.-Europe golf event, which organizers and police believe could be an inviting target for terrorists. … “This is one of the three biggest sporting events in the world, and it’s my duty to make sure everyone there and everyone in the community is safe,” Chaska Police Chief Scott Knight said. ‘It’s the Olympics, soccer World Cup and the Ryder Cup …’ ”

Hopkins Legionnaires’ outbreak continues. The Star Tribune’s Glenn Howatt writes: “Three new cases of Legionnaires’ disease linked to the ongoing Hopkins outbreak were confirmed by state officials Tuesday, bringing the total number of those sickened to 20, including one death. … In all the cases, including the three announced Tuesday, patients were exposed to the bacteria in the Hopkins area before Sep. 9. Since then, health officials have taken steps to eliminate possible infection sources; cooling towers on several local businesses were disinfected and a decorative fountain was shut down.”

A man was killed by police in Burnsville Monday night. MPR reports: “A man died following an officer-involved shooting Monday night in Burnsville. … According to police who responded to the call at 8:25 p.m. Monday, a reportedly suicidal man with a gun left an apartment complex at the 1600 block of Cliff Road East. … About an hour later, police say heat sensors from a State Patrol helicopter located a person in a tree line near the apartment complex. … When officers approached the man, they say he had a gun.”

Real talk. The Milwaukee Business Journal reports: “Milwaukee Bucks president Peter Feigin told a Madison audience that Milwaukee ‘is the most segregated, racist place I’ve ever experienced in my life’ in discussing how the Bucks arena district is designed to positively impact downtown Milwaukee and the nearby central city neighborhoods. … Feigin made his remarks during a Sept. 21 appearance before the Rotary Club of Madison. When contacted Monday, Feigin said via email that he was discussing the ‘hard truths’ about the difficult issues facing the city of Milwaukee.”

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