Plus: nonfatal overdoses up in Minnesota in 2020; Minneapolis parking enforcement to work overnight to avoid police responding to parking violations; majority of Black Minneapolitans oppose reduction of size of police department; and more.
Kelley Martin is the founder of a small housing nonprofit who also works of a for-profit property management company. Neither side of her work has had much success navigating RentHelpMN.
Plus: Guthrie, Orpheum welcome back audiences; Duluth to impose plastic bag fee; Detroit Lakes native to be part of first-ever all-Black American expedition attempting to climb Mt. Everest; and more.
Plus: U of M faculty want stronger COVID-19 protections on campus; Minnesota secretary of state says election officials face threats, vitriol; M Health Fairview mental health staff vote to unionize; and more.
Minnesotans report difficulty buying rapid tests and longer waits for test results, even as new cases of COVID-19 persist at high levels.
Secret IRS records show billionaires use trusts that let them pass fortunes to their heirs without paying estate tax. Will Congress end a tax shelter that has cost the Treasury untold billions?
Plus: legislators inch toward agreement on bonuses for frontline COVID workers; authorities identify man fatally struck by squad car in Mounds View; Minneapolis’ last fur retailer to shut down for good; and more.
The boosters are available to people who got the Pfizer vaccine and meet certain other conditions.
Plus: Minnesota farmer charged with fraud over crop insurance claims; Minneapolis South High principal failed to obtain required licensure; neighbors in Humboldt, Minnesota band together to help farm family in need; and more.
Unlike his colleague across the river, St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter has faced little serious competition in his bid for re-election. Why?
Wild rice thrives in water depths of one-to-three feet, though low water can make actually harvesting the grains a challenge.
As MinnPost’s Artscape columnist, Pamela threw herself into the worlds of dance, music, theater, visual arts, literature and so much more.
Plus: Bloomington police arrest man seen dragging woman’s body to dumpster; scuffle breaks out during suburban school board meeting over mask mandate; Minnesota man wins Federal Duck Stamp Art Contest for sixth time; and more.
Plus: some customers refusing to spend money at places with unvaccinated staff; St. Paul schools propose levy increase; communities divided by last redistricting process plead for reconnection; and more.
The state’s newly adopted film credit — and newly extended historic preservation credit — is part of a niche business: the buying and selling of tax breaks.
Facing a nationwide shortage of forensic psychiatrists, the U’s program emphasizes to med school graduates the benefits of a public-sector career.
Plus: sleeping child grazed by gunfire in Minneapolis; Montana train derailment leaves Amtrak passengers stranded in St. Paul; Lynx bounced from playoffs with loss to Chicago; and more.
Plus: shooting leaves one injured, one dead in St. Paul’s Payne-Phalen neighborhood; Hennepin County Library workers push back against plan to increase hours of operation this fall; Justin Morneau to be inducted into Twins Hall of Fame; and more.
For weeks, Tim Walz has been locked in debate with Senate Republicans over a GOP threat to remove Jan Malcolm as MDH commissioner during a special session.
Plus: a Minneapolis voter guide from the Star Tribune; failings of Minnesota’s mental-health treatment system; Twin Cities area wells poisoned by industrial chemicals; and more.