Chanhassen, MN

Who’s Eligible For $750 In Frontline Worker ‘Hero Pay’?

Originally published on May 12 MINNEAPOLIS – More than one in 10 Minnesotans will qualify for a $750 check from the state for working during the pandemic. It’s known as Frontline Worker Pay or “Hero Pay.” So who is eligible and what are the requirements? The list of requirements for Minnesota’s Frontline Worker Pay is fairly simple. You must have worked at least 120 hours from March 15, 2020, to June 30, 2021, in one more or more frontline jobs. The job must not have had a virtual option, such as work from home. And you had to potentially be around people not from your house. “I...
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St. Paul Man Charged With Attempted Murder After Allegedly Cutting Girlfriend’s Throat At Light Rail Station

Originally published May 13, 2022 ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) — A St. Paul man is facing attempted murder charges after allegedly slashing his girlfriend’s throat and leaving her to bleed out on a light rail platform. The victim told police that her life was saved by good Samaritans who applied pressure to her wound. Ray Criss, 36, is charged in Ramsey County with second-degree attempted murder and first-degree assault in connection with the Monday stabbing, court documents show. If convicted of the attempted murder charge, he faces a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison. Criss is currently in custody in...
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Worker killed in skid loader accident was 23-year-old apprentice lineman

A Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative worker killed in a worksite accident earlier this week was a 23-year-old apprentice lineman working to become a journeyman electrician. Tanner Dosch, originally from Rosemount, was living in Belle Plaine at the time of his death, according to his obituary. Dosch was a graduate of Rosemount High School and Dakota County Technical College.
The Hockey Writers

3 Minnesota Wild Offseason Moves That Must Be Made

The Minnesota Wild had high expectations for the playoffs following a franchise-best campaign in the 2021-22 NHL season. Unfortunately, the St. Louis Blues proved to be too tough of a task to handle in the opening round as they eliminated the Wild in six games. Outside of Kirill Kaprizov, few players showed up on a nightly basis and now it’s back to the drawing board as general manager Bill Guerin turns his attention to the offseason.

Osseo-Maple Grove American Legion to Honor Fallen Minnesota Soldiers

The Osseo-Maple Grove American Legion will be holding a flag ceremony to honor the 99 Minnesota service members lost in wars in Iraq and in Afghanistan. The flag ceremony takes place on May 29, one day before Memorial Day. The commander will call off the names of each veteran who passed as a flag is placed into the ground along County Road 81.
Daily Norseman

Way Too Early Predictions !!

Last year at this time I did an early roster projection. This year I wanted to change it up just a bit & focus on a few players vs doing the final 53. Now that the draft is in the books it's time to look forward to how the Vikings settle in for the 2022 season. It should be interesting to see how KO & the new coaching staff move forward with the 90 players on the early roster.

More than 350 possible witnesses named for upcoming trial in Floyd murder

As the second anniversary of George Floyd's murder approaches, prosecutors and defense attorneys are preparing for the state criminal trial next month of the three former officers charged in his death. Former officers J. Alexander Kueng, Tou Thao and Thomas Lane are charged in Hennepin County District Court with aiding...

More than 400 mental health workers announce one-day strike at Allina and M Heath Fairview

Just months after voting to unionize, more than 400 mental health workers at three Twin Cities hospitals say they’re prepared to strike for 24 hours on May 24 if they don’t reach a deal on their first labor agreements. At a news conference announcing the strike on Monday, workers from Allina and M Health Fairview […] The post More than 400 mental health workers announce one-day strike at Allina and M Heath Fairview appeared first on Minnesota Reformer.

Minnesota Wild season 'feels like a failure' after another early playoff exit

MINNEAPOLIS - Minnesota Wild players did not hold back Monday, speaking with reporters for the final time at Xcel Energy Center before departing for their offseason. That’s the problem, they’re entering the offseason while the Stanley Cup Playoffs continue for eight other teams. For the third straight season and sixth time in the last seven years, the Wild is out of the playoffs after the first round. This year felt different. A team that won 53 regular season games, set a franchise record with 113 points.

Lakeville police seek assistance in bicycle hit-and-run accident

(FOX 9) - The Lakeville Police Department is asking the public’s help in locating the person responsible for leaving a bicyclist unconscious – the result of a hit-and-run accident. According to police on May 15 at approximately 7:00 p.m. officers were dispatched to 11000 block of 172nd Street...

Wayzata Student Creates ‘Sparkway Learning’ to Share Knowledge

Pratishtha Praveen says she got bored in the spring of 2020 and decided to create a nonprofit for other students to share their knowledge. Her nonprofit is called Sparkway Learning. It allows volunteer students to share their knowledge on topics ranging from web development to public speaking in workshops that are free for anyone to attend.