Plus: GOP senator threatens health commissioner’s job over vaccine, mask mandates; opioid addiction in the East African community; Minnesota academic links big agriculture and increased threat of pandemics; and more.
While more than 90 percent of residents in far southwest Minneapolis are fully vaccinated, less than 50 percent of residents in other parts of the city are.
After her husband died of COVID, his widow asked friends to donate to a fund to buy iPads for Regions Hospital so families of patients could communicate.
Plus: judge to consider suspending Minnesota’s new deadly force law; state officials can’t say when they’ll start sending tax refunds on unemployment benefits; Minnesota sees 300 traffic deaths before Labor Day for the first time in more than a decade; and more.
Plus: rate of breakthrough COVID-19 infections in Minnesota increases; Mayo study appears to support antibody treatment for certain COVID-19 patients; dispute, not road rage, led to shooting of 18-year-old in St. Paul Sunday night; and more.
The controversy over former GOP Chair Jennifer Carnahan highlighted political parties’ unique status in Minnesota.
“Hometown Kid, City Kid: A true story of a winning basketball team amidst demographic change” is sure to stir the pot.
This fall, Marvin Seppala, chief medical officer, and Nick Motu, vice president and chief external affairs officer, will be retiring after decades with the nonprofit addiction treatment giant.
Plus: rain allows some containment of Greenwood Fire; police shut down I-94 after reported shooting; State Fair attendance remains low compared to previous years; and more.
Plus: standoff between Line 3 protesters and Minnesota State Patrol ends peacefully; 72% of Metro Transit customers say safety concerns affect how and when they ride; cow spotted going through drive-through in Wisconsin; and more.
Plus: 65 Afghan Special Immigrant Visas granted for Minnesota; Eagan’s Mallory Weggemann sets a Paralympic record; Minnesota’s only prosthetic-maker of color; more rain on Saturday; Chan Poling undergoing medical treatment; and more.
Labor disputes in St. Paul typically were small-scale and short-term, and organizers made liberal use of ostensible St. Paul communitarian values to coerce city employers to display social responsibility.
Since mid-August, staffers from U.S. Rep. Dean Phillips’ office — and many other congressional offices — have worked around the clock to help people get out of Afghanistan.
An unauthorized trip to Kabul, Angie Craig comes out against “Defund the Police,” and the corporate response to George Floyd’s death.
Not super great, it turns out.
Plus: Walz comes out against Minneapolis public safety charter amendment; hundreds of Albert Lea students quarantined after 36 test positive for COVID-19; Suni Lee joins upcoming season of ‘Dancing With the Stars’; and more.
Plus: Rep. Ilhan Omar asks President Joe Biden to pardon Daniel Hale; Minneapolis City Council powerless in restricting MPD’s use of rubber bullets; St. Paul library hours restored in 2022; Mac divests of all oil, gas investments; and more.
Though every Democrat in the House eventually ended up voting for the budget resolution, the episode highlighted schisms in the party — nationally and among Minnesota’s delegation — that could threaten Biden’s agenda.
The ability to contain wildfires has more to do with favorable weather conditions than resources, according to Lee Frelich, director of the U of M’s Center for Forest Ecology.
Tesla’s Autopilot uses cameras, radar and ultrasonic sensors to support two major features: Traffic-Aware Cruise Control and Autosteer.