Plus: One-third of Salvation Army conference attendees get COVID-19; Rep. Omar plays Among Us online with AOC; changes come to the St. Paul Winter Carnival; an Anoka pumpkin weighs in at 2,350 pounds; and more.
A campaign mailer opposing a GOP state senator ties the lawmaker to eliminating protections for those with pre-existing conditions. The evidence? Tweets sent by the Republican Party of Minnesota.
Other issues, like the importance of addressing climate change or concern about COVID-19, revealed clear partisan splits.
This year’s honorees — Valerie Castile, Leslie Redmond, Resmaa Menakem and Alex Miles — will be accepting their awards virtually.
Plus: more than one-third of voters in Minneapolis have already cast a ballot; Vikings still hoping to have fans at U.S. Bank Stadium for home games; 93-year-old’s obit requests that people not vote for Trump; and more.
Since the start of the pandemic, a total of 2,246 Minnesotans who tested positive for COVID-19 have died.
Plus: Minneapolis police official demoted after “same old white boys” comment in Star Tribune interview; Department of Justice offers to help police departments avoid excessive use of force; Fargo mayor wants more COVID-19 safety measures put in place in North Dakota; and more.
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.