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Poll: Half of Minnesotans say rising prices are a minor stressor

Plus: MyPillow Guy sues the feds over phone seizure; Leech Lake wild rice harvest faces threats; and more.

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The Star Tribune’s Hunter Woodall reports that half of Minnesotans feel rising prices have been a minor stressor, while a third called them a major stressor, per the Star Tribune/MPR News/KARE 11 Minnesota Poll.

The Strib’s Stephen Montemayor reports that MyPillowGuy Mike Lindell has sued the feds over the seizure of his cell phone at a Mankato Hardee’s last week.

MPR staff reports that police responded to multiple hoax school shooting calls on Wednesday.

For the Associated Press, Giovanna Dell’Orto has a piece on how climate change, invasive species and pollution are threatening Leech Lake members’ wild rice harvest.

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On WCCO, Jason DeRusha talks to chef Justin Sutherland about his new cookbook, and the life-threatening boating accident he was in earlier this summer.

The Star Tribune’s Rachel Hutton reports on Avivo Village, believed to be the country’s first indoor tiny-home community, which houses 100 formerly homeless people. “The boxy homes, which look almost like ice fishing houses, are arranged in long rows with nature-themed ‘street’ names marked in English and Ojibwe. And for the past several weeks, one with a unicorn painting in its front window has been Cynthia Lamas’ first stable home since she was released from prison in 2019,” Hutton writes.