Karl-Anthony Towns hasn’t been given enough credit for the accommodations he has made to change the way the Wolves have played this season.
Plus: MDH Infectious Disease Director Kris Ehresman to retire; Minnesota unemployment rate drops; Minneapolis teachers union board OKs strike-authorization vote; and more.
Three years after Shopko declared bankruptcy and shuttered all its stores, many of the buildings have been put to new use.
Though the organization is based in Minnesota, as are most of the peer guides, there are plans in the works to make Firefly a national organization.
Plus: St. Paul City Council strengthens ordinance aimed at curbing catalytic converter thefts; 16 Minnesota cities declare climate emergency; vaccine-or-test mandates roll out for Twin Cities bars, restaurants; and more.
Plus: St. Louis Park enacts mask mandate; St. Cloud “Boogaloo Bois” member sentenced to two years; Klobuchar warns of consequences for Russia in potential Ukraine invasion; and more.
Talon Metals Corp. wants to build an underground mine that would operate for nine years and primarily extract nickel, but also some copper, cobalt, platinum group metals and iron.
For Second Congressional District Rep. Angie Craig, the answer is no.
Plus: Hennepin County to spend $8 million on SRO development; St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth to be demolished; Wisconsin man builds 40-foot snowman; and more.
Minnesota is setting state records for its case positivity rate, which most recently stood at 22.2 percent.
Plus: Walz makes bonding proposal; classes canceled at Holy Angels after bomb threat; Rochester man gets 10-year sentence in Lake St. pawn shop arson; and more.
The amendment — which would make it the “paramount duty” of the state to provide all children in Minnesota with a quality public education — will require a majority vote of the state House and Senate to get on the ballot this fall.
Minnesota has a dearth of recovery services focused on the needs of BIPOC communities. The Twin Cities Recovery Project, Johnigan’s young-but-growing nonprofit, was one of a small group of organizations trying to fill the gap.
Plus: Mayo data scientist predicts omicron will peak in Minnesota at the end of January; GOP state Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen won’t seek re-election; Stillwater hosts World Snow Sculpting Championship; and more.
Plus: Minnesota State Fair reports operating loss in 2021; new laws ineffective at addressing catalytic converter thefts; group ask Walz to cut community college tuition; and more.
Woodbury, St. Louis Park and Edina have launched programs, and Minnetonka is considering one.
Plus: a Q&A with Mayor Jacob Frey; Minnesota gets $60 million from feds for bridge repair; St. Cloud teacher Ayan Omar to head district’s equity services; and more.
Registration is now open for the free virtual event, which will be held on Tuesday, January 25, at 5 p.m.
Lawmakers in both parties often argue public safety should not be politicized, yet crime is also expected to be a potent campaign issue later this year, a situation that could fuel a rancorous and partisan debate at the Capitol.
While home antigen testing remains a useful — and underutilized — tool to curb the pandemic, experts say, it is often misused and may provide false confidence.