Plus: the pandemic’s effects on adolescent pregnancy, STIs; organizing small restaurant staffs; Minnesota county fairs see high attendance; and more.
The Minnesota Department of Health reports the state added 1,535 new COVID-19 cases in the seven days between July 14 and July 20, for an average of 219 new cases per day.
The federal fund, created by the American Rescue Plan, sought to offset pandemic-related financial losses. The program ran out of funding in 12 days.
While the Lake Street Council continues to assist with recovery efforts throughout the Lake Street corridor, other nonprofit groups are focusing their work on key Lake Street intersections.
Plus: Walz calls again for Rep. John Thompson to resign over abuse allegations; charges allege St. Paul man’s body thrown into Lake Superior after being shot, dismembered; Twin Cities faces growing pigeon problem; and more.
Plus: Date set for vaccinated Americans to be able to enter Canada; residents and business owners ponder future of Uptown; starry stonewort confirmed in Leech Lake.
The state’s new tax credit for TV and film productions will cost taxpayers $5 million a year over the next four years.
The group offers support to women who often feel that they have to bear their grief alone.
Plus: Rangers clear parts of BWCA closed to visitors due to wildfire threat; longtime Minnesota state senator reveals ALS diagnosis; federal jury in Wisconsin delivers $125 million verdict against Walmart; and more.
Plus: U of M neighborhood sees highest number of criminal incidents in at least a decade; officials issue expanded closure order for BWCA amid growing concerns about Canadian wildfires; rural Minnesota seeing farmland prices surge; and more.
Plus: 3-year-old Minneapolis boy in critical condition after being shot; cluster of COVID-19 infections traced to Anoka County funeral; family of murdered corrections officer sues company operating prison workshop; and more.
Plus: portions of Boundary Waters closed due to fire threat; man charged with setting dumpster fire in Uptown; and more.
Pelican Rapids was one of 16 small cities across the country chosen in 2020 for a program called Local Foods, Local Places that promotes local food systems.
A combination of high consumer demand and a crunch on suppliers has made bikes and their parts difficult to come by.
Emmer’s influence on the 2022 midterm elections, Omar’s not invited to the Middle East and the Canadian border is… still closed.
Plus: MnPass to become part of E-ZPass electronic toll system; major freeway project through St. Paul starts this weekend; Khalid El-Amin hired to coach St. Thomas Academy’s basketball program; and more.
Plus: Minnesota blocks public funding of “conversion therapy”; Walz calls for grazing on conservation lands amid drought; Minneapolis barber shop doubles as vaccination clinic; and more.
Nice Ride first came to town in 2010 and has weathered financial problems, ridership issues and a host of other challenges in the years since.
The plaintiffs claim the program is racist, but supporters call it a civil rights issue in a country where farmers of color have been systematically discriminated against.