CreatorsPublishersAdvertisers

Wyoming, MN

Minneapolis to vote on "defund the police"

More than a year after the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, voters there are gearing up to decide whether to pass an amendment that would drastically overhaul the city's police department. As Politico's Maya King reports, it's pitting some Democrats against one another. She joins CBSN's "Red & Blue" host Tanya Rivero with the details, as well as the latest on Mayor Jacob Frey's reelection campaign.
MINNEAPOLIS, MN
Picture for Minneapolis to vote on "defund the police"
LOCAL CHANNELS

MPCA Looking Into Potential Contamination Of Water Wells In 2 Twin Cities Communities

ANDOVER, MINN. (WCCO) — The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has announced it’s looking into findings of contamination in private wells in two Twin Cities communities, including one WCCO reported on earlier this week. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency conducted a study testing drinking water in Andover’s Red Oaks neighborhood over the summer and found 40 homes with private wells had levels of dioxane, a toxic waste product, higher than health risk limit — the threshold for safety. The municipal water, though, is clean to drink, the MPCA said. Dioxane is a likely human carcinogen, the Minnesota Department of Health detailed in a recent two-sheet explainer of...
ANDOVER, MN
northloop.org

New Tex-Mex Restaurant Here Will Be Trans Woman-Owned

When her restaurant, MB Foodhouse opens inside the North Loop Galley in early November, Kristen Martinez hopes to introduce Minnesotans to Tex-Mex food unlike any they’ve ever tried. She, after all, is unlike any restaurateur you’ve ever encountered: a Trans Woman of Color, forced by a pandemic to take a...
MINNEAPOLIS, MN
RELATED LOCATIONS
themacweekly.com

Administration pays for students to live in off-campus luxury apartments

Last spring, it became apparent to the Macalester administration that the school would not have enough on-campus housing for every student with a housing contract due to the large amount of incoming first-year students. So, in June, Residential Life began reaching out to juniors and seniors to offer them the opportunity to live in The Grove.
SAINT PAUL, MN
RELATED PEOPLE
Minneapolis Star Tribune

Minnesota Poll: Gov. Tim Walz's approval dips below 50%

Gov. Tim Walz's approval rating has fallen to 49%, dipping 8 percentage points over the past year and foreshadowing a potentially close race for re-election next fall, according to a new Minnesota Poll. The survey of 800 registered voters found 44% disapprove of the job Walz has done as governor,...
MINNESOTA STATE
RELATED PUBLISHERS
mprnews.org

Poll: Biden, Walz below 50-percent approval mark

Slightly fewer than half of respondents to a new Minnesota Poll approve of the job performance of President Joe Biden and Gov. Tim Walz, underscoring possible political challenges facing Democrats ahead of the 2022 midterm election. Biden, who won’t personally be on next year’s ballot, had a higher percentage of...
MINNEAPOLIS, MN

6 Minnesota Schools Recognized As 2021 National Blue Ribbon Schools

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona has announced 2021’s National Blue Ribbon Schools, which include six schools in Minnesota. Schools are graded on overall academic performance or progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups. Cardona made the announcement at an awardee school in Illinois. “This year’s cohort of honorees demonstrates what is possible when committed educators and school leaders create vibrant, welcoming, and affirming school cultures where rich teaching and learning can flourish,” Cardona said. “I commend all our Blue Ribbon honorees for working to keep students healthy and safe while meeting their academic, social, emotional, and mental...
MINNEAPOLIS, MN
NEARBY CITIES
YOU MAY ALSO LIKE
ARCHIVES