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: Derek Chauvin’s ex-wife pleads guilty to felony tax-evasion charges; U of M requests nearly $1 billion from the state legislature; Amber Alert issued for 3-year-old Lakeville boy; and more.
Plus: Fired nursing director alleges abuses at Minneapolis facility; Minnesota public school enrollment drops; 5 more inches of snow needed this winter to land the season among top 10 snowiest; and more.
Plus: 687 vehicles ticketed during the first night of St. Paul’s back-to-back snow emergencies; Tesla plans to open two new metro area dealerships; “car-skiing” in Shakopee; and more.
Plus: Protests at the Minneapolis Roof Depot site end in arrests; Minneapolis Public Schools report technical problems that forced cancellation of parent-teacher conferences; Sun Country flight attendants picket for higher wages; and more.
Plus: ‘Driver’s Licenses For All’ passes Senate, heads to governor; traffic diverted from Highway 77 in Eagan due to crash; St. Paul schools community debates safety after fatal stabbing; Moorhead’s Junkyard Brewing plans expansion in West Fargo.
Plus: COVID-19 linked to cardiovascular events; what’s closed due to weather; MPD Chief Brian O’Hara expanding number of command positions; local governments have to ask the legislature for permission to put sales tax hikes to voters; and more.
Plus: Some Harding students protest the presence of police officers in the school; area hospital workers are still waiting for action regarding allegations of racism; a new app aims to preserve the Dakhota language; and more.
Plus: Catalytic converter legislation; suspicious Wisconsin primary texts; up to 20 inches of snow could fall over southern half of state; schools consider cancelations, e-learning, late starts and early finishes amid storm; and more.
Plus: Former Vikes owner Red McCombs has died; family of Yia Xiong, killed by police, demands answers; EagleCam now has two eggs; Sen. Tina Smith admits struggle with depression and expresses support for Sen. John Fetterman; and more.
Plus: Drought conditions disappear from central Minnesota; South Dakota parents with transgender kids wonder what’s next; Hennepin County looks to add more road designs to prevent deaths; and more.
Plus: Snowstorm next week?; students return to Harding High School after fatal stabbing; Good Morning America lauds Wrecktangle Pizza; Lizzo to appear on The Simpsons; and more.
Plus: Minneaplis sauna club ordered to close; Minnesota music educators honored by Yamaha; Millennium Falcon replica in Minneapolis is big enough to show up on Google satellite; and more.
Plus: What’s going on with Bally sports?; officials remind Minnesotans that frontline worker pay is federally taxable; Hennepin County woman sentenced to life in murder of son; Wabasha celebrates “Grumpy Old Men”; and more.
Plus: A life-changing brain surgery; investigators say Minnesota State official broke rules; South Dakota restricts transition-related care for trans minors; shootout suspects allegedly fleeing police smash into Lowertown St. Paul bar; and more.
Plus: Minnesota to host 2024 XC skiing World CupDrivers stranded in western Minnesota blizzard conditions; former VP Mike Pence visits Minnesota; Minnesota libraries featured in NYTimes library love letter; and more.
Plus: Inflation slows in Minnesota more than in other states; U.S. Rep. Angie Craig gets a call from Biden and beer from Klobuchar; bill at Legislature would require new school buses to have a longer stop arm; and more.
Plus: Inflation slows; Vikings superfan meets former head coach; DEED Commissioner Steve Grove named Star Tribune publisher; The Chicks to play the State Fair; and more.
Plus: Sanford and Fairview propose facilities upgrades in merger; high stakes in Wisconsin Supreme Court election; the latest on home values; South Dakota kills free school lunch bill; and more.
Plus: Charging decision likely soon in Harding High stabbing; state investigating air pollution at metal shredders; U.S. Forest Service pushes back decision on proposed Lutsen Mountains expansion; and more.
Plus: Attorney General Keith Ellison to review Beltrami County jail inmate’s 2018 death; Lizzo acknowledges ‘Blizzo’ win in the name-a-snowplow competition; flu cases are down; and more.