Day: November 11, 2020

Minnesota reports 56 new COVID-19 deaths, a new single-day record

BY: - November 11, 2020

Minnesota reported 4,900 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 56 deaths Wednesday, a record-high number of deaths that far surpasses the previous record of 36. The new figures come amid a bleak month for Minnesota. The state’s positivity rate has surpassed 10% — double the rate indicating controlled spread of COVID-19 — and the state reported […]

Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) delivers remarks about Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh during a mark up hearing in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Sept. 28, 2018.

Sen. Klobuchar, Jake Sullivan top list of prominent Minnesotans who could join Biden administration

BY: - November 11, 2020

President-elect Joe Biden is moving ahead with his transition, keen on hitting the ground running from his first day, which starts Jan. 20.  Which Minnesotans might join his administration?  So far, two prominent Minnesotans have floated to the top of the list, according to news reports.  U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar has been touted for a […]


Art Knight got demoted for saying we don’t need the same old “white boys” on the police force. He wasn’t wrong.

BY: - November 11, 2020

Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo made the wrong move when he demoted Deputy Chief Art Knight for calling out the Minneapolis Police Department on its racist culture. Knight simply shot from the hip, telling it like it is, and Arradondo’s overreaction damaged his standing in a Black community that passionately embraced his appointment. Knight told […]