The federal agency said the 2021 law would be an “improper modification” to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency’s authority around clean water rules.
It’s the latest pivot by the concert industry, this time amid an increase in delta variant infections and lingering concerns about the recent Lollapalooza music festival in Chicago.
Plus: Attorneys for former officers charged in Floyd’s death ask judge to bar trial from being livestreamed; St. Paul Police chief wants more money to fill vacant positions; North Dakota officials plead with residents to get vaccinated; and more.
Plus: Mike Freeman won’t seek re-election as Hennepin County Attorney; Minnesota National Guard unit involved in Afghanistan evacuation; northern Minnesota hospitals filling up amid COVID wave; and more.
In previous waves of COVID-19 infections in Minnesota, increased hospitalizations were soon followed by increased daily death tolls. Not this time, so far.
Mallory Weggemann and Jeremy Snyder’s Twin Cities-based TFA Productions aims to change how society views athletes with disabilities, telling stories focused less on hearts and violins and more on sweat and performance.
Plus: GOP State Sen. Michelle Benson announces campaign for governor; Twin Cities couple accused of running multi-million dollar Ponzi scheme; Wisconsin’s Ron Johnson says ‘nothing obviously skewed’ about state’s 2020 election results; and more.
MDH reported Tuesday 92.7 percent of the state’s intensive care beds are in use, as are 91 percent of non-ICU beds.
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.