The Lynx face Chicago on Sunday in the single-elimination second round, with the winner advancing to the best-of-five semifinals.
For one thing, students are back in classrooms. For another, the delta variant is far more contagious than the original strain of coronavirus Minnesota saw last fall.
Economically, having a lot of competitions scheduled among the two programs makes sense — even if Minnesota and St. Thomas aren’t athletics peers by any reasonable metric.
There’s no (FY22) money in politics, a lame rally and the Senate parliamentarian throws a wrench in Dems’ plans.
Plus: former St. Thomas campus GOP chair pleads not guilty in sex trafficking case; where St. Paul City Council members stand on city’s rent stabilization measure; Minnesota AG Ellison sues egg producer for price gouging; and more.
Plus: shipping crunch hurts Minnesota ag exports; school COVID-19 outbreaks triple in Minnesota; activists question Hennepin County Sheriff cooperation with ICE; and more.
Talk about irreconcilable differences.
The push is part an effort by the DNR to improve relationships with tribes in Minnesota.
We believe that thoughtful, in-depth journalism is a public good and vital to the health of our community.
Xcel told one customer they would need to wait 15 years to connect their solar system to its electric grid.
Plus: group of north Minneapolis sends open letter to Walz requesting help of state troopers or National Guard; suspect dies after being hit by a law enforcement vehicle in Mounds View; Timberwolves say team has ‘parted ways’ with President of Basketball Operations Gersson Rosas; and more.
Plus: child care providers eligible for state relief funds; Minnesota’s Indian boarding schools form part of federal investigation; wild rice harvest; and more.
Mortality statistics from the early twentieth century are imprecise.
The cost of child care is currently too high for many U.S. families to afford, even as workers in the child care industry earn low wages and few benefits. Democrats in Congress are hoping an infusion of federal cash can change the equation.
Throughout the pandemic, MinnPost has continued to be your source of essential Minnesota news, and not just on COVID-19.
Plus: contact tracing plummets in Minnesota; former Minneapolis police officers charged with aiding and abetting murder of George Floyd expected to argue they hadn’t been trained to intervene; Wild sign Kirill Kaprizov to a five-year, $45 million contract; and more.
Plus: Smith pushes green energy program in reconciliation bill; continuing problems with needle litter in south Minneapolis; 6 tribes sue to stop Wisconsin wolf hunt; and more.
Data from the Minnesota Department of Health show the state added 16,617 new cases in the seven days between Sept. 15 and Tuesday, for an average of 2,373 new cases per day.
Minnesota is one of 10 states that owes the feds money for covering payments made out of its unemployment insurance trust fund.
Plus: Black and white Minnesotans feel very differently about state’s public schools; authorizer of Hmong College Prep Academy recommends board fire superintendent over financial mismanagment; Minnesota man with history of pretending to be law enforcement arrested again; and more.