The Northwest Angle loan program is open to any “remote recreational business” in the area that lost more than 30 percent of its revenue between March of 2020 and 2021 and was impacted by the border closure.
At issue is a section of state law that came out of a revision of emergency powers laws following the 9/11 terror attacks.
Plus: strike possible after St. Paul snowplow drivers, laborers vote down two-year contract offer; Ramsey County Board approves nearly $40 million for development of Purple Line BRT; staffing shortages force Twin Cities Caribou Coffee locations to curtail hours; and more.
Plus: monoclonal antibody clinic for treating COVID-19 opens in Twin Cities; Enbridge paid $2 million to Minnesota law enforcement for actions during Line 3 protests; homeless encampment in Minneapolis cleared; and more.
Minnesota also reported 94 COVID-19 deaths in the last week.
Campaign mailers distributed by All of Mpls, a political committee that is opposing the amendment, have said that approval of the measure “would remove the police department 30 days after the election with no timeline or plan for its replacement.”
After studies a decade ago revealed texts were effective at motivating voter behavior, the floodgates were opened.
“Changemakers” retreats grew from community forums focused on the region’s addiction crisis and led by the U of M Extension’s Center for Community Vitality.
Plus: court’s ditch decision could affect as many as 500 waterways across Minnesota; Texas agency recommends posthumous pardon of George Floyd for 2004; Deephaven mayor found dead in home following welfare check; and more.
Plus: three more Minnesotans arrested in connection with January 6 insurrection; Wisconsin’s Ft. McCoy now houses 12,600 Afghan refugees; Sheila Nezhad profile; and more.
Alexandria Technical & Community College, which has one of the largest law enforcement programs in Minnesota, has experienced a steady decline in the number of students who have earned law enforcement degrees and skills certificates.
Often in state legislative settings, just when the the sides of a debate seem furthest apart they announce a deal.
Plus: St. Paul considers sweeping anti-tobacco ordinance; Dari-Ette Drive-In closes; ‘Pandora Papers’ reveal South Dakota now rivals other ‘notoriously opaque’ jurisdictions for financial secrecy; and more.
Plus: report finds at least 30 people were killed in Minnesota in 2020 due to intimate partner violence; man arrested after attempted bank robbery, standoff with police in Duluth; Twins secure last place finish; and more.
Plus: county jails face shortage of corrections officers; Proctor rocked by football team misconduct allegations; payments will begin to former Minnesota School of Business and Globe University students; and more.
Last month, the city extended the terms of the U.S. Postal Service’s lease of the site.
Central Lakes College and Ridgewater College are launching programs aimed at training the next generation of animal slaughter, butchery and processing workers.
Federal authorities recently authorized a third shot for some fully vaccinated groups. Here’s what you need to know about boosters.
Congress is still arguing over infrastructure and the federal budget but the government is funded (for now).
Plus: tax board approves total levy increase of 5.45% for Minneapolis; member of Boogaloo Bois pleads guilty to firing rounds into MPD precinct building during riots following George Floyd’s death; driverless shuttle debuts in Rochester; and more.