Plus: Lizzo suing backup dancers following lawsuit; Cenovus evacuated for second time due to “heavy oil release”; Vikings rookie to plead guilty to speeding; 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: U of M set to pay more than $3 million to settle lawsuit; the nuclear plant in Monticello will continue to operate for at least another decade; El Nino’s potential impacts on our upcoming winter; and more.
Plus: Stearns County rejects proposal to assist in the removal of racial covenants; SCSU to offer state’s first cannabis education program; Grand Marais named best small lake town in America; and more.
Plus: Twin Cities Best Buy thieves arrested in Oklahoma; drug use among Moose Lake prisoners is up; AG Ellison says use of “reasonable force” is still allowed by school employees; and more.
Plus: Industrial property values should help Ramsey County homeowners with proposed levy increase; Rep. Ilhan Omar’s trip to World Cup funded by Qatar; Anoka approves plans for first ever social district; and more.
Plus: U of M confirms a potentially significant data breach; MDH identifies 12 cities with “forever chemicals” in a portion of their drinking water; 35W storm drainage project to divert stormwater runoff into massive storage tanks; and more.
Plus: Minnesota, Wisconsin governors request funds to rebuild Blatnik Bridge; the end of SCSU’s theater program; Hastings Creamery closes after 110 years in business; and more.
Plus: Vikings sign XFL QB Jordan Ta’amu; the future of Open Streets is in jeopardy; staff shortages close many Minneapolis beaches and public pools; and more.
Plus: Gov. Walz calls Republican candidates a “weird group of folks”; former Gov. Al Quie dies; potential for rare 100-degree weather in August; SCSU cuts more faculty ahead of fall semester; and more.
Plus: Hennepin County Commissioner Chris LaTondresse resigns; four Nudieland shooting survivors interviewed; ICU Medical in Oakdale closing; the best dive bars in Duluth; and more.
Plus: Mortgage rates hit highest number since 2002; Hormel sends over 200,000 cans of SPAM to Maui following wildfires; Minneapolis animal shelter sees 30% increase in animal intake; and more.
Plus: St. Paul City Council President Amy Brendmoen urges Como Park Pavilion redesign; MnDOT drops plans for controversial Duluth roundabout; Aer Lingus to resume flights to Dublin from MSP; and more.
Plus: Minnesota police chiefs question legislation limiting holds in school hallways; wildfire smoke returns to Minnesota; Melisa López Franzen named chief lobbyist for the U of M; and more.
Plus: Federal charges brought forth against 14 alleged Minneapolis gang members; one-time tax rebate checks will begin to be sent out; UMD develops a cottonwood-poplar hybrid that can grow up to eight feet per year; and more.
Plus: What was in Mayor Jacob Frey’s budget speech; Ramsey County Commissioner Victoria Reinhardt to step down; Lyft could exit Minneapolis; Sweet Martha’s Cookie Jar to sell Black Keys t-shirts; and more.
Plus: Duluth bans smoking marijuana in public places; behind Minneapolis’ apartment boom; Minneapolis for Many launches campaign to elect more progressive city council members; and more.
Plus: Man identified in weekend mass shooting; video of Kinbrae tornado; Target sales expecting a dip in second quarter due to Pride backlash; and more.
Plus: Lowertown residents worry about crime and open drug use; wild rice harvest season opens Aug. 15; St. Paul native Laura Coates to anchor a new primetime show for CNN; and more.
Plus: Officer shot during pursuit; downtown Minneapolis continues to grow; Rep. Dean Phillips talks Biden, 2024 on Meet the Press; Allina doctors file to unionize; and more.
Plus: Marshall man missing after going on solo camping trip; Blandin and Teamsters reach tentative agreement; channel between Minneapolis lakes to reopen soon; Minnesota’s teen trans youth advocate; and more.