The poll also found a close contest in Minnesota’s Senate race between Sen. Tina Smith and Jason Lewis.
For live class meetings, she has a Zoom app on her phone. But she’s hesitant to engage fully on that platform. “I prefer not putting the camera on,” she said, adding she doesn’t “want people seeing where I’m staying.”
When news broke Sunday that Sid Hartman had died, a few months past his 100th birthday, it still came as a surprise. Sid? Dead? Impossible. Everyone knew Sid would outlive us all.
Plus: Kindergarten enrollment plunges across the Twin Cities metro; Twin Cities on track to get 3 to 5 inches of snow; airports commission votes to institute $15 minimum wage for MSP workers; and more.
The Minnesota Department of Health reported five more deaths, and 1,627 new COVID-19 cases, on Monday.
Plus: Hennepin County judge rules against showing previous George Floyd arrest video at officers’ trial; how the WNBA got so socially progressive; judge rules in favor of worker in trucking company gender discrimination lawsuit; and more.
There are just two weeks left before Election Day.
The state’s Office of Management and Budget says actual tax collections have been better than initially predicted when COVID-19 hit Minnesota.
There were the times when you wanted to smack Sid. And there were times you wanted to hug him.
Plus: U of M’s Osterholm says next three months may be the ‘darkest of the entire pandemic’; Warren stumps for Biden at Macalester; forecast calls for central Minnesota to see up to 6 inches of snow; and more.
A total of 2,234 Minnesotans have died since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Plus: Trump holds rally in Wisconsin day after state reports highest number of new coronavirus cases; high school student-athletes deliver letter to Gov. Tim Walz asking to let them play their sports; ESPN’s ‘College GameDay’ coming to U of M; and more.
Plus: rising coronavirus cases in battleground states worry election officials; report finds former U officials were aware of abuse allegations against former assistant hockey coach; ND legislative candidate to remain on ballot after dying of COVID; and more.
Medcalf will be the paper’s first Black local news columnist, and has been given what Strib Editor Rene Sanchez calls “a blank canvas.”
MDH Commissioner Jan Malcolm told reporters Friday she is “ deeply worried” about the new case numbers.
Plus: Erin Murphy cleared of wrongdoing by campaign finance board; Indigenous Minnesotans hospitalized for COVID-19 at six times the rate of whites; police group withdraws endorsement of GOP state House candidate over antisemitic post; and more.
MinnPost marks 13 years of nonprofit, public-service journalism by discussing the Supreme Court with esteemed reporter Linda Greenhouse, and raising crucial funds for the organization’s future.
The Senate’s approval of the $1.9 billion legislation on Thursday marked the end of a strange, months-long process, one that involved five special sessions and a lot of discussions over things that had very little to do with public construction projects.
On paper, the contest between DFLer Kent Eken and GOP nominee Mark Larson for a crucial Moorhead-area state Senate seat should be competitive. So why has the race been so quiet?
Amy Coney Barrett’s Supreme Court nomination moves forward, political ad spending across Minnesota, and Minnesota likely isn’t the swing state the Trump campaign wants it to be.