Plus: Vikings lose season opener to Bucs; proposed deal over who pays for Southwest Light Rail project could change; Minneapolis public housing project is near completion; 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: Gas prices in Minnesota predicted to rise; student and parent advocates defend new state law on student restraints; the Pretenders’ “soon-to-be-legendary” set at 7th St. Entry; and more.
Plus: Double murder-suicide suspected in Breezy Point; Minneapolis approves agreement to sell Roof Depot site; DFL lawmakers go on record to oppose special session over SROs; and more.
Plus: DFL Second Vice Chairwoman Shivanthi Sathanandan injured in carjacking; whistleblower questions safety culture at Burlington Northern Santa Fe; St. Paul Regional Water Services requests watering restrictions; and more.
Plus: Minneapolis has to abandon 2040 plan; Skyway Taco John’s owes $100,000 in unpaid rent according to lawsuit; Mankato business promotion backfires; and more.
Plus: Dept. of Defense awards Edina-based Humanetics a $20 million contract; felony voters remain a minuscule proportion of the total ballots cast in Wisconsin; Harry Singh to reopen his Nicollet Avenue restaurant; and more.
Plus: Minnesota to return some land to the Dakota people; state flag commission questions whether more time is needed in process; Olmsted County sheriff faces dilemma over gun permits; and more.
Plus: Gisela Castro Medina sentenced in Lazzaro case; Rochester using geothermal wells to reduce greenhouse gas emissions; a $2 million Powerball-winning ticket was sold in Avon; and more.
Plus: Protest at Stillwater prison shines light on staffing shortages, prison conditions; Meta considers Rosemount for new data center; police investigate man grazed by bullet at State Fair; and more.
Plus: State Rep. Wolgamott pleads guilty to drunken driving; Natalie Darwitz will lead Minnesota’s new women’s hockey team; Sept. 9 is free state parks day; and more.
Plus: Carleton College ends legacy admissions after affirmative action SCOTUS ruling; tenants suing Dinkytown apartment; Gov. Walz’s cat goes missing; and more.
Plus: Arrests made in Raspberry Island fatal shooting; why there are no lesbian bars in Minnesota; the Space Tower at the Minnesota State Fair has been shut down; and more.
Plus: Southwest Light Rail deficit near $400 million; train derailment near U.S.-Canada Border sends two to the hospital; Minneapolis pet owners surrendering animals to shelters at high rates; and more.
Plus: Golden Valley home invaders make off with $100,000 in valuables, including eight puppies; Midwest Mountaineering to close after 50 years; DQ offering 85-cent small Blizzards; an oral history of Radio K; and more.
Plus: U of M employees file lawsuit against university following data breach; 7-year-old accidentally shoots brother in the head; Bemidji residents speak out against city cannabis dispensaries; and more.
Plus: St. Paul City Council amends sales tax ballot language; how the Minnesota State Fair gets visitors to spread out; burglars steal $12,000 worth of audio equipment from Twin Cities youth music charity; and more.
Plus: State Fair attendance near 2019 record levels; Appeals Court rules driver did not break law when checking phone while driving; intense heat heading to Minnesota; and more.
Plus: Ag secretary announces more than $230 million in funds for Minnesota; Vikings implement 15 roster cuts; three snacks for vegans at the Minnesota State Fair; and more.
Plus: Three young children found in back of towed vehicle; Brainerd debates removing book from school library; Minneapolis police officer dragged by fleeing suspect’s vehicle; and more.
Plus: Just 46% of MPS students “regularly” attended class during 2021-22 school year; Jesse Diggins is getting her own bobblehead; Buffalo Wild Wings on Snelling appears to be closed for good; and more.