Plus: former Minnesota resident political prisoner in Ethiopia; what the U gets from the American Rescue Plan; state fair vaccine site opening; 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: 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.
Plus: Smith backs end of filibuster; use of force experts on the arrest of George Floyd; solar energy benefits often miss low-income neighborhoods; and more.
Plus: more students of color in Minnesota choosing distance learning; DFL leader says state House will vote on recreational marijuana by end of session; Twins open season at Milwaukee; and more.
Plus: Delta Air Lines CEO condemns Georgia’s new voter law; Paige Bueckers wins AP’s women’s basketball player of the year award; COVID patients suffering from PTSD; St. Paul School Board member asked by police to leave restaurant; and more.
Plus: judge rules against Hill Murray hockey players who sued to play in boys state high school hockey tournament; report finds 2020 was most profitable year in nearly a decade for Minnesota farmers; Walz and Pawlenty get vaccinated side by side; and more.
Plus: COVID-19’s impact on Minnesota prisons; Line 3’s economic impact; warm conditions Monday led to grass fire in northwestern Minnesota.
Plus: Bush Foundation pledges $100 million to close racial wealth gaps; one killed and one injured in Dinkytown shooting; Hennepin County sees record number of fatal overdoses from opioids or methamphetamines in 2020; and more.
Plus: study finds little transmission of COVID-19 by vaccinated people; the state of police reform in Minneapolis; GOP legislators wants Minnesota counties to secede, join South Dakota; and more.
Plus: family of George Floyd hosts Minneapolis vigil on eve of trial; mass tort case over 3M earplugs begins in Florida; three Minnesota teams make NCAA men’s Frozen Four; and more.
Plus: judges continue to back Walz’s use of emergency powers; Twin Cities Black churches helping vaccinate communities of color; UMD wins longest hockey game in NCAA tournament history; and more.
Plus: lawmaker wants to shut down Northstar Commuter Rail line; Daily Mail asks Court of Appeals to throw out order denying it credentials for Chauvin trial; Wisconsin governor signs law allowing bars and restaurants to sell cocktails to go; and more.
Plus: Minneapolis’ long-term plan for east 38th street; Little Canada mother accuses Ramsey County deputies of excessive use of force on 11-year-old; lawsuit over choking incident at St. Louis County Jail; and more.
Plus: singer Sean Tillmann issues public apology after accusations of sexual assault; state Senate approves money to help municipal utilities address cost of natural gas spikes; why homeowner insurance premiums in Minnesota have tripled in the past 15 years; and more.
Plus: St. Paul sees 5 overdose deaths in 48 hours; marijuana legalization bill advances in Minnesota House; VA’s vaccination drive for veterans; and more.
Plus: legislators call for opening U.S.-Canadian border; Klobuchar defends voting rights bill against GOP criticism; MyPillow’s Lindell previews his new social-media site; and more.