Plus: four former Minneapolis police officers to be arraigned in federal court Tuesday; militia leader gets 53 years in prison for role in Bloomington mosque bombing; Minnesota Senate DFLers elect Sen. Melisa López Franzen as new minority leader; and more.
Plus: St. Paul firefighters want to embed social workers with first responders; 46,000 Minnesotans age 12-17 vaccinated in weeks before school start; St. Paul city attorney asks state to suspend Rep. John Thompson’s driving privileges; and more.
For many people, electroconvulsive therapy sounds like a last resort. But ECT is a safe and effective procedure, one that has helped countless patients struggling with severe depression or bipolar disorder.
As the St. Paul City Council prepares to consider the city’s property tax levy this week, here’s what to know about its 2022 budget — and the millions of dollars coming the city’s way under the federal American Rescue Plan.
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Suspicion, right to control health care, create clash between some long-term care workers and vaccine mandates to protect the vulnerable residents they serve.
Plus: employees of shuttered produce wholesalers accuse new owners of stealing wages, retirement money; driver shortage leads to Metro Transit light rail delays; men accused of triple homicide in western Wisconsin plead not guilty; and more.
Plus: Minneapolis on pace to surpass number of killings during ‘Murderapolis’ years; St. Paul Police step up patrols at synagogues and Jewish community centers; Vikings Hall of Famer Mick Tingelhoff dies; and more.
Plus: prominent Twin Cities synagogue closes after threat; Hennepin County spending $20 million on new and expanding mental health services; officials celebrate completion of I-35W construction project in Minneapolis; and more.
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Plus: parent storms into Richfield elementary school, complains about masks; dozens arrested at Line 3 protest near Bagley; man who drove car into Uptown protest, killing one, found competent to stand trial; and more.
Delivered each Friday, the newsletter will include links to each Artscape column from the week as well as some thoughts from columnist Pamela Espeland on the upcoming events and performances she’s most excited about.
Solar panel manufacturer Heliene, which currently employs about 75 people at its Mountain Iron facility, is planning a $21 million expansion, with state and local governments are chipping in millions for the project.
Democrats argue over budget reconciliation, Amy Klobuchar reveals her fight with cancer and Jim Hagedorn under fire.
Plus: Ramsey County judge skeptical of call for school mask mandates; Bloomington moves forward on plans to create $260 million water park; Avett Brothers bow out of Basilica Block Party; and more.
Plus: St. Paul schools affected by bus driver shortage; breweries collaborate on sexual consent awareness project; electical malfuncition leads to lockdown at Chanhassen High; and more.
As the 2022 midterm elections approach, expect to hear “defund” a lot from Republicans, especially in competitive races.
A new MinnPost poll found that rural and urban voters in Minnesota are split sharply on everything from the performance of Gov. Tim Walz to the results of the 2020 election.
Reporter Solomon Gustavo will break down the issues and take your questions on the upcoming Minneapolis city elections.
Plus: 12-year-old boy dies following shooting in Minneapolis; Minnesota Senate Republicans elect Jeremy Miller as majority leader; Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular back at the Minnesota Zoo; and more.