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Are Minnesotans staying home during the pandemic? Not as much, new...

Well before Gov. Tim Walz’s stay-home order ended May 18, Minnesotans were on the move.  What’s unclear is whether they were still doing their best...

Powderhorn Park residents win reprieve from eviction, for now

Hundreds of people living in Minneapolis parks can stay there for now, as the Park Board ditched a plan that would have limited the...

Former Minneapolis cop says MPD rejected his intervention training offers twice

A former Minneapolis police sergeant, recognized for his work in helping clean up the scandal-plagued New Orleans Police Department, says he twice offered his...

U.S. House passes massive infrastructure bill over GOP opposition, but unlikely...

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House cleared a massive $1.5 trillion package Wednesday that backers said would not only shore up the nation’s crumbling infrastructure...

Minnesota reports 426 new COVID-19 cases and 4 deaths

More than 36,700 Minnesotans have tested positive for COVID-19 and 1,445 have died, according to the Minnesota Department of Health. The figures reported Tuesday include...

Walz blasts big pharma for suing state, says they’re as bad...

Gov. Tim Walz, legislators and activists on Wednesday heralded the start of a new insulin affordability law while blasting a last-minute legal challenge by...

Park Board readies new eviction order in Powderhorn Park; some residents...

The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board is considering a resolution Wednesday that would shut down the two tent cities that have arisen in Powderhorn...

Sen. Smith to feds: Will COVID-19 vaccine have an October surprise?

WASHINGTON — Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, warned lawmakers the United States is headed in the “wrong direction” with COVID-19...

Indigenous Minnesotans — key voice on racial profiling — split on...

The uprising following the Memorial Day police killing of George Floyd has exposed a split among American Indian leaders over issues of police accountability...

The vaccine: When is it coming, and what are the obstacles...

It’s been six months since researchers in China said they had identified a novel coronavirus spreading in the city of Wuhan. Hope and desire...

Due to legislative gridlock, more than $1 billion in construction projects...

Lawmakers left St. Paul with some big-ticket items still in limbo, including a big public works bill that has become an even-year tradition of...

City Council moves charter amendment to eliminate current Police Department; voters...

The Minneapolis City Council began the process Friday of allowing voters to scrap the city’s police department and create a new public safety agency. The...

What military equipment have your cops received? We have receipts.

In 2016, the police department in Royalton, population 1,242, received three robotic vehicles — worth $77,000 each — to help soldiers and now police...

Minneapolis City Council to take up change to city charter eliminating...

The Minneapolis City Council plans to vote Friday on moving forward with an amendment to the city charter that would replace the Police Department...

Minneapolis police union boss Bob Kroll tells podcast how to defeat...

Minneapolis Police Federation President Lt. Bob Kroll criticized civilian oversight of police and offered advice on defeating civilian review proposals on a March police...

Iron Range board delays Fond du Lac band water improvement grant;...

A state mining board tabled a $250,000 grant to the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa to provide clean drinking water —...

Minneapolis Council members draft charter amendment to replace existing police department

Five Minneapolis City Council members have written an amendment to the city charter that would remove the police department and replace it with a...

‘I didn’t see race in George Floyd.’ Police union speaks for...

Minneapolis Police Officers Federation President Bob Kroll called the video of the police killing of George Floyd “horrific,” but he denied the police department...

Hmong America businesses, already struggling due to pandemic, now picking up...

In the early hours of May 28, Rob Yang woke to a slew of missed calls from his security company. He rushed to his...

Minnesota, the epicenter of a racial reckoning, may not pass police...

Minnesota earned yet another dubious racial distinction last week: Failing to pass significant police reform legislation, just weeks after a police officer with a...
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