Plus: Former MPR employees discuss working conditions at the station; Gov. Tim Walz refutes Matt Birk’s claim that he purchased lake property in South Dakota; 47 cats rescued from a vehicle in eastern Minnesota; and more.
Tracking fundraising data for Minnesota statewide offices and U.S. House races.
People in Greater Minnesota reported a more dire economic picture than those living elsewhere in the state.
“Falling for a scam” is taboo among many immigrant communities. For many, a sense of shame lingers far after being scammed, which has a large mental health toll.
Plus: KARE 11 reporter resists efforts by Hennepin County Attorney to compel testimony in Hwy. 169 shooting case; heat bursts hit Tracy and Redwood Falls; Minnesota meteorologist’s “Jeopardy!” winning streak comes to an end; and more.
Plus: Algae blooms on Lake Hiawatha and Lake Harriet; The Current announces a new program director; a list of this weekend’s Juneteenth events; and more.
The majority of likely voters around the state oppose a ban on abortion, but the opposition is stronger in the Twin Cities (75 percent) and the metro (69 percent) than in Greater Minnesota (61 percent).
The cost of everything from bread and cakes to noodles and pasta has risen in recent months as wheat prices soared on world commodity market – and prices are expected to continue to climb.
Plus: Heat forces Minneapolis schools to move to e-learning; St. Paul Mayor Carter goes after trash haulers over missed pickups; Minneapolis meteorologist Eric Ahasic keeps winning on “Jeopardy!”; and more.
Plus: Scott Jensen’s refusal to receive the COVID-19 vaccine; Denver Nuggets expected to hire Ryan Saunders; Lakefront Music Festival looking for a headliner to replace Toby Keith; and more.
Appleton learned a difficult truth: First responders like EMTs and firefighters were actually much more sophisticated than health care workers in their response to work-related trauma.
As with dozens of other provisions never voted on at the Capitol, the preservation credit is a victim of bigger disagreements over bigger issues. Unlike other issues, however, the credit faces a deadline.
Plus: dangerous heat expected Tuesday; psychiatrists make up 14 of the 20 highest-paid state workers; wet weather has mosquitos thriving in Minnesota this summer; and more.
While the poll suggests more than 60 percent of Minnesota voters support some measures, Republicans and Democrats did not back them equally.
Plus: Northern Tier Bakery is recalling roughly 905 pounds of ready-to-eat salad mix; Lynx center Sylvia Fowles suffers a cartilage injury; KARE-11’s Gia Vang is leaving the morning show; and more.
The poll found that 42 percent of likely general election voters would pick Walz, while 40 percent would favor Jensen — a result that is within the survey’s margin of error.
Most of the progressive challengers target more centrist Democrats … but Amane Badhasso is challenging one of the most progressive members of the U.S. House in Rep. Betty McCollum.
Prime time hearings on the Jan. 6 insurrection take center stage in D.C. following emotional hearing of gun violence.
Plus: Ramsey County rejects latest plan for Rice Creek Commons development; GOP candidate Jensen pitches plans to address crime; Minneapolis meteorologist keeps winning on “Jeopardy!”; and more.
Plus: Minnesota hospital CEOs declare gun violence a public health crisis; Minnesota Auto Dealers Association sues over “clean cars” plan; Minnesota Zoo announces a new litter of tiger cubs; and more.