Minnesota’s DFL is in a pitched battle with Michigan Democrats to replace Iowa, which has held the first presidential primary contest since 1971.
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More and more people are seeking out non-alcoholic drinks, and they’re asking for better, more robust options. A few Minnesota businesses are answering the call.
Plus: Big snow day in Minnesota; state commerce officials issue consumer warnings about crypto-interest accounts; Vikings plan ‘Winter SKOLstice’ with ice maze and more in Eagan; and more.
Plus: Joe Pohlad will take over day-to-day operations of the Twins; Lindsay Whalen to be inducted into the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame; Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport daily parking prices are going up; and more.
A budget surplus, DFL control and high needs leave housing leaders at the State Capitol feeling optimistic.
A $1.1 million grant from the National Institute on Aging will help researchers at HealthPartners Institute’s Neuroscience Research Center continue to assess the effectiveness of a promising model for dementia care: Care Ecosystem.
Plus: Minneapolis City Council to vote to replace police civilian review process; selling luxury sneakers in Lowry Hill; Twins interested in free agent southpaw Carlos Rodón; and more.
When Congress returns from its Thanksgiving break next week, House and Senate Democrats have a long list of goals to accomplish before Republicans take control of the House in January. Plus: A ruling on Trump’s taxes; Biden’s student loan moratorium; and more.
Plus: Thanksgiving weekend air travel tips; man shot by police in Red Wing expected to live; 40 iconic Twin Cities restaurants; I-35 semi crash; and more.
Cultural brokers assist with various needs, like applying for SNAP benefits, rental assistance, making doctor’s appointments, making sure families have proper winter gear and referring people to food shelves.
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Plus: Attorney General Keith Ellison takes public input on Sanford Health-M Health Fairview merger; gun diversion program looks to expand; Mankato leads nation with low unemployment rate; and more.
Plus: Best Buy sales outlook improves; details in Woodbury shooting; U of M regents visit Morris; Burnsville board game cafe; donors step up to replace coats lost in fire; and more.
Omar may be the most affected after the new Congress is gaveled in on Jan. 3. Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., who hopes to become the next speaker, vowed to strip Omar of her seat on the House Foreign Affairs Committee.
Spurred by pandemic-era lessons, several states are rethinking their enrollment policies for the youngest Medicaid members. Oregon is leading the way after getting federal approval to implement a new continuous-enrollment policy.
New Jersey’s teachers are now required to teach climate change beginning in kindergarten, and across most subjects, including art, social studies, world languages and PE. Supporters hope the lessons will spread.
Plus: No lighted ice maze in Stillwater this winter; Minnesota State Fair CEO to retire; woman who fell in Minneapolis parking lot run over and killed; and more.
Plus: Demand up at food shelves; health care systems concerned about RSV; Cargill has new CEO; and more.