Plus: Date set for vaccinated Americans to be able to enter Canada; residents and business owners ponder future of Uptown; starry stonewort confirmed in Leech Lake.
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: Rangers clear parts of BWCA closed to visitors due to wildfire threat; longtime Minnesota state senator reveals ALS diagnosis; federal jury in Wisconsin delivers $125 million verdict against Walmart; and more.
Plus: U of M neighborhood sees highest number of criminal incidents in at least a decade; officials issue expanded closure order for BWCA amid growing concerns about Canadian wildfires; rural Minnesota seeing farmland prices surge; and more.
Plus: 3-year-old Minneapolis boy in critical condition after being shot; cluster of COVID-19 infections traced to Anoka County funeral; family of murdered corrections officer sues company operating prison workshop; and more.
Plus: portions of Boundary Waters closed due to fire threat; man charged with setting dumpster fire in Uptown; and more.
Plus: MnPass to become part of E-ZPass electronic toll system; major freeway project through St. Paul starts this weekend; Khalid El-Amin hired to coach St. Thomas Academy’s basketball program; and more.
Plus: Minnesota blocks public funding of “conversion therapy”; Walz calls for grazing on conservation lands amid drought; Minneapolis barber shop doubles as vaccination clinic; and more.
Plus: Line 3 opponents appeal to Minnesota Supreme Court; former Brooklyn Center officer charged with killing Daunte Wright doesn’t want trial broadcast; Metro Transit expanding public safety efforts; and more.
Plus: Clearing Uptown’s community peace garden; mollusks enlisted to bio-monitor the Mississippi; Benedict’s goes back to tipping; Minneapolis writer goes to Cannes with film adaptation of memoir; double dome house for sale in Eden Prairie and more.
Plus: MPCA investigating spill of drilling fluid during Line 3 construction; TSA worker accused of taking photos of women passing through MSP Airport; Duluth Central High School finally set to be sold; and more.
Plus: Ramsey County officials want Shepard Road land bridge; fires banned in Voyageurs; planned Grand Ave development advances; and more.
Plus: new law sets standards for absentee ballot drop boxes in Minnesota; 12-year-old shooting clay pigeons in Stearns County accidentally shoots three bystanders; Minnesota United CEO to step down at end of 2021 season; and more.
Plus: Walz says state rep involved in traffic stop should ask for release of body camera footage; controversy embroils south Minneapolis’ Birchwood Cafe; wolf pups spotted on Isle Royale; and more.
Plus: Minnesota’s legislative auditor has no plans to undertake comprehensive study of state’s COVID-19 response; DFL Chair says he is ‘disappointed’ by actions of Rep. John Thompson; I-494 highway project gets federal grant; and more.
Plus: Minnesota lawmaker cited for driving with suspended license; video shows driver doing burnouts while passenger fires gun into air in Uptown; Ramsey Sheriff Fletcher under criticized for “sundown” comments; and more.
Plus: How Clearwater County’s sheriff is dealing with Line 3 protests; Louis C.K. to perform at Acme; nonprofit food-business incubator gets boost from Rep. Ilhan Omar; and more.
Plus: vigil for man killed by police in Olivia disrupted by pickup trucks; video of crash that killed Leneal Frazier released; Minneapolis Fed will require vaccines for all employees; and more.
Plus: Minnesota Senate adjourns without further action on Walz commissioners; GOP senators comment on PCA commissioner resignation; some workers returning to downtown Minneapolis; and more.
Plus: The Washington Post interviews Stillwater conspiracy theorist; Rep. Hagedorn announces recurrence of kidney cancer; Aquatennial events announced; Eric Perkins leaving KARE 11 after 25 years; Uptown Art Fair canceled; Gordy’s Hi Hat founder dead at 93; and more.
Plus: tick-borne disease at an all-time high; man killed amid north Minneapolis police chase IDed as Darnella Frazier’s uncle; and more.