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Coronavirus In Minnesota: Twin Cities Nurse Shares Her Story Testing Positive For COVID-19

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Twin Cities Nurse Shares Her Story Testing Positive For COVID-19

A Twin Cities nurse, who tested positive for COVID-19 one week ago, says her symptoms were so debilitating she felt like she was going to die. Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: Twin Cities Nu...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Twin Cities Nurse Shares Her Story Testing Positive For COVID-19

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Twin Cities Nurse Shares Her Story Testing Positive For COVID-19

A Twin Cities nurse, who tested positive for COVID-19 one week ago, says her symptoms were so debilitating she felt like she was going to die. Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: Twin Cities Nu...→

At Least 7 North Texas Cities Cancel July 4th Events Due To Coronavirus Pandemic, Budget Shortfall

At Least 7 North Texas Cities Cancel July 4th Events Due To Coronavirus Pandemic, Budget Shortfall

Governor Greg Abbott has given the go-ahead for large outdoor gatherings to occur as long as certain safety measures are taken. Read full article: At Least 7 North Texas Cities Cancel Jul...→

‘No one to call for help’ — Twin Cities neighbors band together to stand guard

‘No one to call for help’ — Twin Cities neighbors band together to stand guard

A week of civil unrest has led some Twin Cities residents near the epicenters of the violence to take steps to protect their homes and neighborhoods. They’ve s [...] Read full article: ‘No one to call for help’ — Twin Cities ...→

Ricardo Arroyo shares emotional story of police brutality as lawmakers pitch criminal justice reforms

Ricardo Arroyo shares emotional story of police brutality as lawmakers pitch criminal justice reforms

Boston City Councilor Ricardo Arroyo recounted a terrifying and humiliating experience when a police officer pointed a gun at his head during a traffic stop ma [...] Read full article: Ricardo Arroyo shares emotional story of...→

87 fires in 5 days in Twin Cities. Task force formed to track down arsonists.

87 fires in 5 days in Twin Cities. Task force formed to track down arsonists.

The Twin Cities witnessed 87 fires in five days during the heat of recent unrest, officials said Tuesday in announcing a new task force to track down arsonists [...] Read full article: 87 fires in 5 days in Twin Cities. Task ...→

Adding up the damage to Twin Cities arts organizations | MinnPost

Adding up the damage to Twin Cities arts organizations | MinnPost

In a week filled with grief and rage at the death of yet another black man at the hands of police, several nonprofits and organizations that serve the communit [...] Read full article: Adding up the damage to Twin Cities arts...→

Coronavirus in Minnesota: state wants Floyd protesters to get tested | MinnPost

Coronavirus in Minnesota: state wants Floyd protesters to get tested | MinnPost

MDH also said Monday there have been 25,208 total confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Minnesota, up 358 from Sunday’s count.  Read full article: Coronavirus in Minnesota: state wants Fl...→

Twin Cities restaurants reopen to outdoor diners, but George Floyd protests have many holding off

Twin Cities restaurants reopen to outdoor diners, but George Floyd protests have many holding off

For the first time in 11 weeks, Minnesota restaurateurs on Monday rolled out the welcome mat for dining, albeit for outdoor seating only and with restrictions. [...] Read full article: Twin Cities restaurants reopen to outdoo...→

MN Republicans call on Tim Walz, Jacob Frey to resign at virtual convention amid Twin Cities chaos

MN Republicans call on Tim Walz, Jacob Frey to resign at virtual convention amid Twin Cities chaos

As the Twin Cities braced for a potential fifth night of rioting — which officials pin on possible outside agitators — the Minnesota Republican Party during it [...] Read full article: MN Republicans call on Tim Walz, Jacob F...→

Major freeways and highways in Twin Cities shutting down at 7 p.m. Saturday

Major freeways and highways in Twin Cities shutting down at 7 p.m. Saturday

Freeways and highways around the Twin Cities metro area are being closed Saturday night, according to a tweet by MnDot, which also noted that “routes will rema [...] Read full article: Major freeways and highways in Twin Citi...→

Twin Cities Residents Turn Out En Masse To Clean Scorched Streets Amid 4th Night Of Unrest

Twin Cities Residents Turn Out En Masse To Clean Scorched Streets Amid 4th Night Of Unrest

Volunteers are showing up in huge numbers Saturday to help clean up after four straight nights of unrest in Minneapolis following the death of George Floyd. Read full article: Twin Cities Residents Turn Out En Masse ...→

Twin Cities rioting continues as Minnesota governor claims Guard, police responding

Twin Cities rioting continues as Minnesota governor claims Guard, police responding

Minnesota's governor pleaded with residents to comply with an 8 p.m. curfew late Friday night as TV and social media images of rioters setting fires and causin [...] Read full article: Twin Cities rioting continues as Minneso...→

Curfew set for Twin Cities after unrest turns into chaos during '48 hours of anarchy'

Curfew set for Twin Cities after unrest turns into chaos during '48 hours of anarchy'

“It’s time to rebuild our community and that starts with safety in our streets,” Gov. Walz said of tensions that escalated into violence over the killing of Ge [...] Read full article: Curfew set for Twin Cities after unrest ...→

Twin Cities athletes, coaches, teams weigh in on George Floyd’s death, aftermath

Twin Cities athletes, coaches, teams weigh in on George Floyd’s death, aftermath

Community leaders, activists and friends of George Floyd gathered Friday afternoon at Minneapolis City Hall to pay tribute and demand justice after Floyd died [...] Read full article: Twin Cities athletes, coaches, teams wei...→

The daily coronavirus update: 29 more deaths, raising the total to 996 in Minnesota | MinnPost

The daily coronavirus update: 29 more deaths, raising the total to 996 in Minnesota | MinnPost

MDH also said Friday there have been 23,531 total confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Minnesota, up 584 from Thursday’s count. Read full article: The daily coronavirus update: 29 more de...→

Coronavirus in Minnesota: 29 more deaths; 403 more confirmed cases | MinnPost

Coronavirus in Minnesota: 29 more deaths; 403 more confirmed cases | MinnPost

A total of 1,115 Minnesotans have now died from COVID-19, the Department of Health said Thursday. MDH also said there have been 26,273 total confirmed cases of [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Minnesota: 29 more deaths...→

Twin Cities blood donations dangerously low. Here’s why and how to help.

Twin Cities blood donations dangerously low. Here’s why and how to help.

As the coronavirus pandemic and protests concerning the death of George Floyd continue in the Twin Cities, blood donations have reached extremely low levels. D [...] Read full article: Twin Cities blood donations dangerously ...→

As Twin Cities Target Stores Reopen, Lake Street & Uptown Locations Remain Closed

As Twin Cities Target Stores Reopen, Lake Street & Uptown Locations Remain Closed

While most Target stores around the Twin Cities have reopened, two remain closed following last week’s riots in south Minneapolis. Read full article: As Twin Cities Target Stores Reopen, Lak...→

Thousands gather for peaceful protests across Twin Cities Tuesday

Thousands gather for peaceful protests across Twin Cities Tuesday

Faith leaders from several congregations marched in silence Tuesday in St. Paul as a way to reflect the “beloved community” and the social justice action of th [...] Read full article: Thousands gather for peaceful protests a...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: MDH Reports 310 New COVID-19 Cases And 22 Deaths; Testing Slows Due To Lab Closure

Coronavirus In Minnesota: MDH Reports 310 New COVID-19 Cases And 22 Deaths; Testing Slows Due To Lab Closure

One day after confirmed COVID-19 cases in Minnesota surpassed 25,000, state health officials say there are 310 more cases to add to the tally Tuesday, as well [...] Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: MDH Reports 31...→

Western Wisconsin river cities see heavy Minnesota traffic at open bars and restaurants

Western Wisconsin river cities see heavy Minnesota traffic at open bars and restaurants

Dave Jarvis drove around downtown Hudson, Wis. over Memorial Day weekend and noted the number of Minnesota license plates flooding the streets of the Wisconsin [...] Read full article: Western Wisconsin river cities see heavy...→

Daily Distraction: Get lost in some Twin Cities history with TPT

Daily Distraction: Get lost in some Twin Cities history with TPT

What do Baron “The Claw” von Raschke, a drive-in movie theater in Roseville, the Metrodome, elm trees on the boulevard and Minneapolis’ Central High School hav [...] Read full article: Daily Distraction: Get lost in some Twin...→

Walz, Flanagan Urge Minnesotans To Respect 8 P.M. Curfew In Twin Cities

Walz, Flanagan Urge Minnesotans To Respect 8 P.M. Curfew In Twin Cities

Gov. Tim Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan on Saturday are urging Minnesotans to respect the curfew that's in affect for the Twin Cities following a fourth stra [...] Read full article: Walz, Flanagan Urge Minnesotans To Respe...→

Rumors Refuted: Minn. Nat'l Guard Has No Plan To Disable Cell Phone Service To Twin Cities

Rumors Refuted: Minn. Nat'l Guard Has No Plan To Disable Cell Phone Service To Twin Cities

The Minnesota National Guard says it has no plans to disable or disrupt cell phone service in the Twin Cities Saturday after reports of rumors suggesting other [...] Read full article: Rumors Refuted: Minn. Nat'l Guard Has No...→

US cities fear protests may fuel new wave of coronavirus outbreaks

US cities fear protests may fuel new wave of coronavirus outbreaks

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The massive protests sweeping across U.S. cities following the police killing of a handcuffed black man in Minnesota have elevated fears of [...] Read full article: US cities fear protests may fuel new wav...→

MN officials: Outsiders fueling nights of rioting, looting and violence in Twin Cities

MN officials: Outsiders fueling nights of rioting, looting and violence in Twin Cities

A number of outsiders are largely responsible for the destruction and rioting that has built each night this week across the Twin Cities since the death of Geo [...] Read full article: MN officials: Outsiders fueling nights o...→

Coronavirus Live Updates: As U.S. Cities Ease Restrictions, Other Nations Backslide

Coronavirus Live Updates: As U.S. Cities Ease Restrictions, Other Nations Backslide

Cases are soaring in India, but its already-eased lockdown may end entirely on Sunday. President Trump said the United States would end its relationship with t [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Live Updates: As U.S. Cities...→

Twin Cities simmer as curfews imposed to counter riots go into effect

Twin Cities simmer as curfews imposed to counter riots go into effect

An 8 p.m. CT curfew for the cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minn., went into effect Friday following three nights of violent, chaotic demonstrations follow [...] Read full article: Twin Cities simmer as curfews imposed to...→

Twin Cities suburbs report overnight damage amid protests for George Floyd

Twin Cities suburbs report overnight damage amid protests for George Floyd

As protests over George Floyd’s death continued Thursday night, various suburbs have reported damage. Most of the unrest was contained to the Twin Cities with [...] Read full article: Twin Cities suburbs report overnight dam...→

Coronavirus (Minnesota): MDH Announces 404 New Cases Of COVID-19 And 29 More Deaths; Daily Testing Nears 10,000

Coronavirus (Minnesota): MDH Announces 404 New Cases Of COVID-19 And 29 More Deaths; Daily Testing Nears 10,000

Minnesota’s Department of Health (MDH) says there are now 404 new cases of COVID-19 in the state, along with 29 more deaths. Read full article: Coronavirus (Minnesota): MDH Announces 4...→

Thousands gather for peaceful protests around the Twin Cities | MinnPost

Plus: several Minnesota labor organizations call for Minneapolis police union head Bob Kroll to step down; Metro Transit to resume bus and rail services; Twitt [...] Read full article: Thousands gather for peaceful protests a...→

Metro Transit buses to return to Twin Cities streets Wednesday

Metro Transit buses to return to Twin Cities streets Wednesday

Metro Transit will resume bus and Northstar services Wednesday and light rail services as early as Thursday. The statement — given by Metro Transit General Man [...] Read full article: Metro Transit buses to return to Twin Ci...→

Justin Timberlake Pledges Support For Jailed Twin Cities Protesters

Justin Timberlake Pledges Support For Jailed Twin Cities Protesters

Justin Timberlake has pledged support for Minnesota Freedom Fund, which is paying bail for Minneapolis protesters who can't afford it. Read full article: Justin Timberlake Pledges Support For Ja...→

Postal Service Resumes In The Twin Cities; Service Relocated For Minnehaha, Lake Street Locations

Postal Service Resumes In The Twin Cities; Service Relocated For Minnehaha, Lake Street Locations

The U.S. Postal Service has resumed service in the Twin Cities in the wake of rioting following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody. Read full article: Postal Service Resumes In The Twin Citie...→

Lawmakers call for state aid for Twin Cities properties damaged in riots

Lawmakers call for state aid for Twin Cities properties damaged in riots

Minnesota legislators of color and House Speaker Melissa Hortman are calling for speedy state financial assistance for Minneapolis and St. Paul rebuilding effo [...] Read full article: Lawmakers call for state aid for Twin Ci...→

Minnesota reports more than 1,000 coronavirus deaths, after health official warns protests could further the spread

Minnesota reports more than 1,000 coronavirus deaths, after health official warns protests could further the spread

Minnesota's Health Commissioner shared concern about large demonstrations contributing to further virus transmission last week, as the state's outbreak statist [...] Read full article: Minnesota reports more than 1,000 corona...→

U.S. Cities Fear Riots May Be Ideal Breeding Ground for Coronavirus

U.S. Cities Fear Riots May Be Ideal Breeding Ground for Coronavirus

The protests across the nation are fueling fears in U.S. cities that the demonstrations could exacerbate the spread of coronavirus Read full article: U.S. Cities Fear Riots May Be Ideal Bree...→

Officials: Outsiders fueling rioting, looting, violence in Twin Cities; Walz fully mobilizing National Guard

Officials: Outsiders fueling rioting, looting, violence in Twin Cities; Walz fully mobilizing National Guard

Gov. Tim Walz is fully mobilizing the National Guard for the first time in state history in order to combat rioting in Minneapolis. Read full article: Officials: Outsiders fueling rioting, lo...→

Coronavirus in Minnesota: death toll tops 1,000 | MinnPost

Coronavirus in Minnesota: death toll tops 1,000 | MinnPost

The Minnesota Department of Health also said Saturday there have been 24,190 total confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Minnesota, up 659 from Friday’s count. Read full article: Coronavirus in Minnesota: death toll top...→

Walz, mayors blame looting, violence on ‘outsiders’; urge Twin Cities residents to observe Saturday night curfew | MinnPost

Walz, mayors blame looting, violence on ‘outsiders’; urge Twin Cities residents to observe Saturday night curfew | MinnPost

Walz said he now believes that much of the violence is being fanned by well-organized groups trained in urban warfare, while his public safety commissioner say [...] Read full article: Walz, mayors blame looting, violence on ...→

Twin Cities Riots Add Uncertainty to Minnesota 2020 Outcome

Twin Cities Riots Add Uncertainty to Minnesota 2020 Outcome

The violent riots that erupted in Minneapolis and St. Paul add another element of unpredictability to the 2020 presidential election. Read full article: Twin Cities Riots Add Uncertainty to Min...→

Twin Cities simmer as rioters ignore curfews imposed to prevent destruction

Twin Cities simmer as rioters ignore curfews imposed to prevent destruction

A citywide curfew in Minneapolis appeared to be ignored Friday night as crowds continued to gather and set fires -- continuing three days of chaotic demonstrat [...] Read full article: Twin Cities simmer as rioters ignore cur...→

Twin Cities, Metro Area Counties Instill Curfews This Weekend Amid Unrest

Twin Cities, Metro Area Counties Instill Curfews This Weekend Amid Unrest

Soon thereafter, Mayor Melvin Carter III announced that he had signed an order of local emergency that would also impose a curfew starting Friday. And then Gov [...] Read full article: Twin Cities, Metro Area Counties Instill...→

Former Minneapolis Police officer Derek Chauvin charged with murder, manslaughter; Walz promises to restore order in Twin Cities | MinnPost

Former Minneapolis Police officer Derek Chauvin charged with murder, manslaughter; Walz promises to restore order in Twin Cities | MinnPost

“This is not going to be an easy journey,” the Minnesota governor said at a Friday morning news conference. “But the one thing we have to assure is that civil [...] Read full article: Former Minneapolis Police officer Derek ...→

At Least 7 North Texas Cities Cancel July 4th Events Due To Coronavirus Pandemic, Budget Shortfall

At Least 7 North Texas Cities Cancel July 4th Events Due To Coronavirus Pandemic, Budget Shortfall

Governor Greg Abbott has given the go-ahead for large outdoor gatherings to occur as long as certain safety measures are taken. Read full article: At Least 7 North Texas Cities Cancel Jul...→

Coronavirus (Minnesota): MDH Announces 404 New Cases Of COVID-19 And 29 More Deaths; Daily Testing Nears 10,000

Coronavirus (Minnesota): MDH Announces 404 New Cases Of COVID-19 And 29 More Deaths; Daily Testing Nears 10,000

Minnesota’s Department of Health (MDH) says there are now 404 new cases of COVID-19 in the state, along with 29 more deaths. Read full article: Coronavirus (Minnesota): MDH Announces 4...→

Twin Cities blood donations dangerously low. Here’s why and how to help.

Twin Cities blood donations dangerously low. Here’s why and how to help.

As the coronavirus pandemic and protests concerning the death of George Floyd continue in the Twin Cities, blood donations have reached extremely low levels. D [...] Read full article: Twin Cities blood donations dangerously ...→

Thousands gather for peaceful protests around the Twin Cities | MinnPost

Plus: several Minnesota labor organizations call for Minneapolis police union head Bob Kroll to step down; Metro Transit to resume bus and rail services; Twitt [...] Read full article: Thousands gather for peaceful protests a...→

Thousands gather for peaceful protests across Twin Cities Tuesday

Thousands gather for peaceful protests across Twin Cities Tuesday

Faith leaders from several congregations marched in silence Tuesday in St. Paul as a way to reflect the “beloved community” and the social justice action of th [...] Read full article: Thousands gather for peaceful protests a...→

87 fires in 5 days in Twin Cities. Task force formed to track down arsonists.

87 fires in 5 days in Twin Cities. Task force formed to track down arsonists.

The Twin Cities witnessed 87 fires in five days during the heat of recent unrest, officials said Tuesday in announcing a new task force to track down arsonists [...] Read full article: 87 fires in 5 days in Twin Cities. Task ...→

Justin Timberlake Pledges Support For Jailed Twin Cities Protesters

Justin Timberlake Pledges Support For Jailed Twin Cities Protesters

Justin Timberlake has pledged support for Minnesota Freedom Fund, which is paying bail for Minneapolis protesters who can't afford it. Read full article: Justin Timberlake Pledges Support For Ja...→

Coronavirus in Minnesota: state wants Floyd protesters to get tested | MinnPost

Coronavirus in Minnesota: state wants Floyd protesters to get tested | MinnPost

MDH also said Monday there have been 25,208 total confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Minnesota, up 358 from Sunday’s count.  Read full article: Coronavirus in Minnesota: state wants Fl...→

Lawmakers call for state aid for Twin Cities properties damaged in riots

Lawmakers call for state aid for Twin Cities properties damaged in riots

Minnesota legislators of color and House Speaker Melissa Hortman are calling for speedy state financial assistance for Minneapolis and St. Paul rebuilding effo [...] Read full article: Lawmakers call for state aid for Twin Ci...→

U.S. Cities Fear Riots May Be Ideal Breeding Ground for Coronavirus

U.S. Cities Fear Riots May Be Ideal Breeding Ground for Coronavirus

The protests across the nation are fueling fears in U.S. cities that the demonstrations could exacerbate the spread of coronavirus Read full article: U.S. Cities Fear Riots May Be Ideal Bree...→

Walz, Flanagan Urge Minnesotans To Respect 8 P.M. Curfew In Twin Cities

Walz, Flanagan Urge Minnesotans To Respect 8 P.M. Curfew In Twin Cities

Gov. Tim Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan on Saturday are urging Minnesotans to respect the curfew that's in affect for the Twin Cities following a fourth stra [...] Read full article: Walz, Flanagan Urge Minnesotans To Respe...→

Major freeways and highways in Twin Cities shutting down at 7 p.m. Saturday

Major freeways and highways in Twin Cities shutting down at 7 p.m. Saturday

Freeways and highways around the Twin Cities metro area are being closed Saturday night, according to a tweet by MnDot, which also noted that “routes will rema [...] Read full article: Major freeways and highways in Twin Citi...→

Coronavirus in Minnesota: death toll tops 1,000 | MinnPost

Coronavirus in Minnesota: death toll tops 1,000 | MinnPost

The Minnesota Department of Health also said Saturday there have been 24,190 total confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Minnesota, up 659 from Friday’s count. Read full article: Coronavirus in Minnesota: death toll top...→

US cities fear protests may fuel new wave of coronavirus outbreaks

US cities fear protests may fuel new wave of coronavirus outbreaks

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The massive protests sweeping across U.S. cities following the police killing of a handcuffed black man in Minnesota have elevated fears of [...] Read full article: US cities fear protests may fuel new wav...→

Twin Cities Residents Turn Out En Masse To Clean Scorched Streets Amid 4th Night Of Unrest

Twin Cities Residents Turn Out En Masse To Clean Scorched Streets Amid 4th Night Of Unrest

Volunteers are showing up in huge numbers Saturday to help clean up after four straight nights of unrest in Minneapolis following the death of George Floyd. Read full article: Twin Cities Residents Turn Out En Masse ...→

Twin Cities Riots Add Uncertainty to Minnesota 2020 Outcome

Twin Cities Riots Add Uncertainty to Minnesota 2020 Outcome

The violent riots that erupted in Minneapolis and St. Paul add another element of unpredictability to the 2020 presidential election. Read full article: Twin Cities Riots Add Uncertainty to Min...→

Coronavirus Live Updates: As U.S. Cities Ease Restrictions, Other Nations Backslide

Coronavirus Live Updates: As U.S. Cities Ease Restrictions, Other Nations Backslide

Cases are soaring in India, but its already-eased lockdown may end entirely on Sunday. President Trump said the United States would end its relationship with t [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Live Updates: As U.S. Cities...→

Curfew set for Twin Cities after unrest turns into chaos during '48 hours of anarchy'

Curfew set for Twin Cities after unrest turns into chaos during '48 hours of anarchy'

“It’s time to rebuild our community and that starts with safety in our streets,” Gov. Walz said of tensions that escalated into violence over the killing of Ge [...] Read full article: Curfew set for Twin Cities after unrest ...→

Twin Cities, Metro Area Counties Instill Curfews This Weekend Amid Unrest

Twin Cities, Metro Area Counties Instill Curfews This Weekend Amid Unrest

Soon thereafter, Mayor Melvin Carter III announced that he had signed an order of local emergency that would also impose a curfew starting Friday. And then Gov [...] Read full article: Twin Cities, Metro Area Counties Instill...→

Twin Cities suburbs report overnight damage amid protests for George Floyd

Twin Cities suburbs report overnight damage amid protests for George Floyd

As protests over George Floyd’s death continued Thursday night, various suburbs have reported damage. Most of the unrest was contained to the Twin Cities with [...] Read full article: Twin Cities suburbs report overnight dam...→

The daily coronavirus update: 29 more deaths, raising the total to 996 in Minnesota | MinnPost

The daily coronavirus update: 29 more deaths, raising the total to 996 in Minnesota | MinnPost

MDH also said Friday there have been 23,531 total confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Minnesota, up 584 from Thursday’s count. Read full article: The daily coronavirus update: 29 more de...→

Coronavirus in Minnesota: 29 more deaths; 403 more confirmed cases | MinnPost

Coronavirus in Minnesota: 29 more deaths; 403 more confirmed cases | MinnPost

A total of 1,115 Minnesotans have now died from COVID-19, the Department of Health said Thursday. MDH also said there have been 26,273 total confirmed cases of [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Minnesota: 29 more deaths...→

‘No one to call for help’ — Twin Cities neighbors band together to stand guard

‘No one to call for help’ — Twin Cities neighbors band together to stand guard

A week of civil unrest has led some Twin Cities residents near the epicenters of the violence to take steps to protect their homes and neighborhoods. They’ve s [...] Read full article: ‘No one to call for help’ — Twin Cities ...→

As Twin Cities Target Stores Reopen, Lake Street & Uptown Locations Remain Closed

As Twin Cities Target Stores Reopen, Lake Street & Uptown Locations Remain Closed

While most Target stores around the Twin Cities have reopened, two remain closed following last week’s riots in south Minneapolis. Read full article: As Twin Cities Target Stores Reopen, Lak...→

Ricardo Arroyo shares emotional story of police brutality as lawmakers pitch criminal justice reforms

Ricardo Arroyo shares emotional story of police brutality as lawmakers pitch criminal justice reforms

Boston City Councilor Ricardo Arroyo recounted a terrifying and humiliating experience when a police officer pointed a gun at his head during a traffic stop ma [...] Read full article: Ricardo Arroyo shares emotional story of...→

Metro Transit buses to return to Twin Cities streets Wednesday

Metro Transit buses to return to Twin Cities streets Wednesday

Metro Transit will resume bus and Northstar services Wednesday and light rail services as early as Thursday. The statement — given by Metro Transit General Man [...] Read full article: Metro Transit buses to return to Twin Ci...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: MDH Reports 310 New COVID-19 Cases And 22 Deaths; Testing Slows Due To Lab Closure

Coronavirus In Minnesota: MDH Reports 310 New COVID-19 Cases And 22 Deaths; Testing Slows Due To Lab Closure

One day after confirmed COVID-19 cases in Minnesota surpassed 25,000, state health officials say there are 310 more cases to add to the tally Tuesday, as well [...] Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: MDH Reports 31...→

Adding up the damage to Twin Cities arts organizations | MinnPost

Adding up the damage to Twin Cities arts organizations | MinnPost

In a week filled with grief and rage at the death of yet another black man at the hands of police, several nonprofits and organizations that serve the communit [...] Read full article: Adding up the damage to Twin Cities arts...→

Postal Service Resumes In The Twin Cities; Service Relocated For Minnehaha, Lake Street Locations

Postal Service Resumes In The Twin Cities; Service Relocated For Minnehaha, Lake Street Locations

The U.S. Postal Service has resumed service in the Twin Cities in the wake of rioting following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody. Read full article: Postal Service Resumes In The Twin Citie...→

Western Wisconsin river cities see heavy Minnesota traffic at open bars and restaurants

Western Wisconsin river cities see heavy Minnesota traffic at open bars and restaurants

Dave Jarvis drove around downtown Hudson, Wis. over Memorial Day weekend and noted the number of Minnesota license plates flooding the streets of the Wisconsin [...] Read full article: Western Wisconsin river cities see heavy...→

Twin Cities restaurants reopen to outdoor diners, but George Floyd protests have many holding off

Twin Cities restaurants reopen to outdoor diners, but George Floyd protests have many holding off

For the first time in 11 weeks, Minnesota restaurateurs on Monday rolled out the welcome mat for dining, albeit for outdoor seating only and with restrictions. [...] Read full article: Twin Cities restaurants reopen to outdoo...→

Minnesota reports more than 1,000 coronavirus deaths, after health official warns protests could further the spread

Minnesota reports more than 1,000 coronavirus deaths, after health official warns protests could further the spread

Minnesota's Health Commissioner shared concern about large demonstrations contributing to further virus transmission last week, as the state's outbreak statist [...] Read full article: Minnesota reports more than 1,000 corona...→

Daily Distraction: Get lost in some Twin Cities history with TPT

Daily Distraction: Get lost in some Twin Cities history with TPT

What do Baron “The Claw” von Raschke, a drive-in movie theater in Roseville, the Metrodome, elm trees on the boulevard and Minneapolis’ Central High School hav [...] Read full article: Daily Distraction: Get lost in some Twin...→

MN Republicans call on Tim Walz, Jacob Frey to resign at virtual convention amid Twin Cities chaos

MN Republicans call on Tim Walz, Jacob Frey to resign at virtual convention amid Twin Cities chaos

As the Twin Cities braced for a potential fifth night of rioting — which officials pin on possible outside agitators — the Minnesota Republican Party during it [...] Read full article: MN Republicans call on Tim Walz, Jacob F...→

Officials: Outsiders fueling rioting, looting, violence in Twin Cities; Walz fully mobilizing National Guard

Officials: Outsiders fueling rioting, looting, violence in Twin Cities; Walz fully mobilizing National Guard

Gov. Tim Walz is fully mobilizing the National Guard for the first time in state history in order to combat rioting in Minneapolis. Read full article: Officials: Outsiders fueling rioting, lo...→

Rumors Refuted: Minn. Nat'l Guard Has No Plan To Disable Cell Phone Service To Twin Cities

Rumors Refuted: Minn. Nat'l Guard Has No Plan To Disable Cell Phone Service To Twin Cities

The Minnesota National Guard says it has no plans to disable or disrupt cell phone service in the Twin Cities Saturday after reports of rumors suggesting other [...] Read full article: Rumors Refuted: Minn. Nat'l Guard Has No...→

Walz, mayors blame looting, violence on ‘outsiders’; urge Twin Cities residents to observe Saturday night curfew | MinnPost

Walz, mayors blame looting, violence on ‘outsiders’; urge Twin Cities residents to observe Saturday night curfew | MinnPost

Walz said he now believes that much of the violence is being fanned by well-organized groups trained in urban warfare, while his public safety commissioner say [...] Read full article: Walz, mayors blame looting, violence on ...→

MN officials: Outsiders fueling nights of rioting, looting and violence in Twin Cities

MN officials: Outsiders fueling nights of rioting, looting and violence in Twin Cities

A number of outsiders are largely responsible for the destruction and rioting that has built each night this week across the Twin Cities since the death of Geo [...] Read full article: MN officials: Outsiders fueling nights o...→

Twin Cities rioting continues as Minnesota governor claims Guard, police responding

Twin Cities rioting continues as Minnesota governor claims Guard, police responding

Minnesota's governor pleaded with residents to comply with an 8 p.m. curfew late Friday night as TV and social media images of rioters setting fires and causin [...] Read full article: Twin Cities rioting continues as Minneso...→

Twin Cities simmer as rioters ignore curfews imposed to prevent destruction

Twin Cities simmer as rioters ignore curfews imposed to prevent destruction

A citywide curfew in Minneapolis appeared to be ignored Friday night as crowds continued to gather and set fires -- continuing three days of chaotic demonstrat [...] Read full article: Twin Cities simmer as rioters ignore cur...→

Twin Cities simmer as curfews imposed to counter riots go into effect

Twin Cities simmer as curfews imposed to counter riots go into effect

An 8 p.m. CT curfew for the cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minn., went into effect Friday following three nights of violent, chaotic demonstrations follow [...] Read full article: Twin Cities simmer as curfews imposed to...→

Twin Cities athletes, coaches, teams weigh in on George Floyd’s death, aftermath

Twin Cities athletes, coaches, teams weigh in on George Floyd’s death, aftermath

Community leaders, activists and friends of George Floyd gathered Friday afternoon at Minneapolis City Hall to pay tribute and demand justice after Floyd died [...] Read full article: Twin Cities athletes, coaches, teams wei...→

Former Minneapolis Police officer Derek Chauvin charged with murder, manslaughter; Walz promises to restore order in Twin Cities | MinnPost

Former Minneapolis Police officer Derek Chauvin charged with murder, manslaughter; Walz promises to restore order in Twin Cities | MinnPost

“This is not going to be an easy journey,” the Minnesota governor said at a Friday morning news conference. “But the one thing we have to assure is that civil [...] Read full article: Former Minneapolis Police officer Derek ...→

At Least 7 North Texas Cities Cancel July 4th Events Due To Coronavirus Pandemic, Budget Shortfall

At Least 7 North Texas Cities Cancel July 4th Events Due To Coronavirus Pandemic, Budget Shortfall

Governor Greg Abbott has given the go-ahead for large outdoor gatherings to occur as long as certain safety measures are taken. Read full article: At Least 7 North Texas Cities Cancel Jul...→

Coronavirus in Minnesota: 29 more deaths; 403 more confirmed cases | MinnPost

Coronavirus in Minnesota: 29 more deaths; 403 more confirmed cases | MinnPost

A total of 1,115 Minnesotans have now died from COVID-19, the Department of Health said Thursday. MDH also said there have been 26,273 total confirmed cases of [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Minnesota: 29 more deaths...→

Coronavirus (Minnesota): MDH Announces 404 New Cases Of COVID-19 And 29 More Deaths; Daily Testing Nears 10,000

Coronavirus (Minnesota): MDH Announces 404 New Cases Of COVID-19 And 29 More Deaths; Daily Testing Nears 10,000

Minnesota’s Department of Health (MDH) says there are now 404 new cases of COVID-19 in the state, along with 29 more deaths. Read full article: Coronavirus (Minnesota): MDH Announces 4...→

‘No one to call for help’ — Twin Cities neighbors band together to stand guard

‘No one to call for help’ — Twin Cities neighbors band together to stand guard

A week of civil unrest has led some Twin Cities residents near the epicenters of the violence to take steps to protect their homes and neighborhoods. They’ve s [...] Read full article: ‘No one to call for help’ — Twin Cities ...→

Twin Cities blood donations dangerously low. Here’s why and how to help.

Twin Cities blood donations dangerously low. Here’s why and how to help.

As the coronavirus pandemic and protests concerning the death of George Floyd continue in the Twin Cities, blood donations have reached extremely low levels. D [...] Read full article: Twin Cities blood donations dangerously ...→

As Twin Cities Target Stores Reopen, Lake Street & Uptown Locations Remain Closed

As Twin Cities Target Stores Reopen, Lake Street & Uptown Locations Remain Closed

While most Target stores around the Twin Cities have reopened, two remain closed following last week’s riots in south Minneapolis. Read full article: As Twin Cities Target Stores Reopen, Lak...→

Thousands gather for peaceful protests around the Twin Cities | MinnPost

Plus: several Minnesota labor organizations call for Minneapolis police union head Bob Kroll to step down; Metro Transit to resume bus and rail services; Twitt [...] Read full article: Thousands gather for peaceful protests a...→

Ricardo Arroyo shares emotional story of police brutality as lawmakers pitch criminal justice reforms

Ricardo Arroyo shares emotional story of police brutality as lawmakers pitch criminal justice reforms

Boston City Councilor Ricardo Arroyo recounted a terrifying and humiliating experience when a police officer pointed a gun at his head during a traffic stop ma [...] Read full article: Ricardo Arroyo shares emotional story of...→

Thousands gather for peaceful protests across Twin Cities Tuesday

Thousands gather for peaceful protests across Twin Cities Tuesday

Faith leaders from several congregations marched in silence Tuesday in St. Paul as a way to reflect the “beloved community” and the social justice action of th [...] Read full article: Thousands gather for peaceful protests a...→

Metro Transit buses to return to Twin Cities streets Wednesday

Metro Transit buses to return to Twin Cities streets Wednesday

Metro Transit will resume bus and Northstar services Wednesday and light rail services as early as Thursday. The statement — given by Metro Transit General Man [...] Read full article: Metro Transit buses to return to Twin Ci...→

87 fires in 5 days in Twin Cities. Task force formed to track down arsonists.

87 fires in 5 days in Twin Cities. Task force formed to track down arsonists.

The Twin Cities witnessed 87 fires in five days during the heat of recent unrest, officials said Tuesday in announcing a new task force to track down arsonists [...] Read full article: 87 fires in 5 days in Twin Cities. Task ...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: MDH Reports 310 New COVID-19 Cases And 22 Deaths; Testing Slows Due To Lab Closure

Coronavirus In Minnesota: MDH Reports 310 New COVID-19 Cases And 22 Deaths; Testing Slows Due To Lab Closure

One day after confirmed COVID-19 cases in Minnesota surpassed 25,000, state health officials say there are 310 more cases to add to the tally Tuesday, as well [...] Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: MDH Reports 31...→

Justin Timberlake Pledges Support For Jailed Twin Cities Protesters

Justin Timberlake Pledges Support For Jailed Twin Cities Protesters

Justin Timberlake has pledged support for Minnesota Freedom Fund, which is paying bail for Minneapolis protesters who can't afford it. Read full article: Justin Timberlake Pledges Support For Ja...→

Adding up the damage to Twin Cities arts organizations | MinnPost

Adding up the damage to Twin Cities arts organizations | MinnPost

In a week filled with grief and rage at the death of yet another black man at the hands of police, several nonprofits and organizations that serve the communit [...] Read full article: Adding up the damage to Twin Cities arts...→

Postal Service Resumes In The Twin Cities; Service Relocated For Minnehaha, Lake Street Locations

Postal Service Resumes In The Twin Cities; Service Relocated For Minnehaha, Lake Street Locations

The U.S. Postal Service has resumed service in the Twin Cities in the wake of rioting following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody. Read full article: Postal Service Resumes In The Twin Citie...→

Coronavirus in Minnesota: state wants Floyd protesters to get tested | MinnPost

Coronavirus in Minnesota: state wants Floyd protesters to get tested | MinnPost

MDH also said Monday there have been 25,208 total confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Minnesota, up 358 from Sunday’s count.  Read full article: Coronavirus in Minnesota: state wants Fl...→

Western Wisconsin river cities see heavy Minnesota traffic at open bars and restaurants

Western Wisconsin river cities see heavy Minnesota traffic at open bars and restaurants

Dave Jarvis drove around downtown Hudson, Wis. over Memorial Day weekend and noted the number of Minnesota license plates flooding the streets of the Wisconsin [...] Read full article: Western Wisconsin river cities see heavy...→

Lawmakers call for state aid for Twin Cities properties damaged in riots

Lawmakers call for state aid for Twin Cities properties damaged in riots

Minnesota legislators of color and House Speaker Melissa Hortman are calling for speedy state financial assistance for Minneapolis and St. Paul rebuilding effo [...] Read full article: Lawmakers call for state aid for Twin Ci...→

Twin Cities restaurants reopen to outdoor diners, but George Floyd protests have many holding off

Twin Cities restaurants reopen to outdoor diners, but George Floyd protests have many holding off

For the first time in 11 weeks, Minnesota restaurateurs on Monday rolled out the welcome mat for dining, albeit for outdoor seating only and with restrictions. [...] Read full article: Twin Cities restaurants reopen to outdoo...→

Minnesota reports more than 1,000 coronavirus deaths, after health official warns protests could further the spread

Minnesota reports more than 1,000 coronavirus deaths, after health official warns protests could further the spread

Minnesota's Health Commissioner shared concern about large demonstrations contributing to further virus transmission last week, as the state's outbreak statist [...] Read full article: Minnesota reports more than 1,000 corona...→

Daily Distraction: Get lost in some Twin Cities history with TPT

Daily Distraction: Get lost in some Twin Cities history with TPT

What do Baron “The Claw” von Raschke, a drive-in movie theater in Roseville, the Metrodome, elm trees on the boulevard and Minneapolis’ Central High School hav [...] Read full article: Daily Distraction: Get lost in some Twin...→

U.S. Cities Fear Riots May Be Ideal Breeding Ground for Coronavirus

U.S. Cities Fear Riots May Be Ideal Breeding Ground for Coronavirus

The protests across the nation are fueling fears in U.S. cities that the demonstrations could exacerbate the spread of coronavirus Read full article: U.S. Cities Fear Riots May Be Ideal Bree...→

MN Republicans call on Tim Walz, Jacob Frey to resign at virtual convention amid Twin Cities chaos

MN Republicans call on Tim Walz, Jacob Frey to resign at virtual convention amid Twin Cities chaos

As the Twin Cities braced for a potential fifth night of rioting — which officials pin on possible outside agitators — the Minnesota Republican Party during it [...] Read full article: MN Republicans call on Tim Walz, Jacob F...→

Walz, Flanagan Urge Minnesotans To Respect 8 P.M. Curfew In Twin Cities

Walz, Flanagan Urge Minnesotans To Respect 8 P.M. Curfew In Twin Cities

Gov. Tim Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan on Saturday are urging Minnesotans to respect the curfew that's in affect for the Twin Cities following a fourth stra [...] Read full article: Walz, Flanagan Urge Minnesotans To Respe...→

Officials: Outsiders fueling rioting, looting, violence in Twin Cities; Walz fully mobilizing National Guard

Officials: Outsiders fueling rioting, looting, violence in Twin Cities; Walz fully mobilizing National Guard

Gov. Tim Walz is fully mobilizing the National Guard for the first time in state history in order to combat rioting in Minneapolis. Read full article: Officials: Outsiders fueling rioting, lo...→

Major freeways and highways in Twin Cities shutting down at 7 p.m. Saturday

Major freeways and highways in Twin Cities shutting down at 7 p.m. Saturday

Freeways and highways around the Twin Cities metro area are being closed Saturday night, according to a tweet by MnDot, which also noted that “routes will rema [...] Read full article: Major freeways and highways in Twin Citi...→

Rumors Refuted: Minn. Nat'l Guard Has No Plan To Disable Cell Phone Service To Twin Cities

Rumors Refuted: Minn. Nat'l Guard Has No Plan To Disable Cell Phone Service To Twin Cities

The Minnesota National Guard says it has no plans to disable or disrupt cell phone service in the Twin Cities Saturday after reports of rumors suggesting other [...] Read full article: Rumors Refuted: Minn. Nat'l Guard Has No...→

Coronavirus in Minnesota: death toll tops 1,000 | MinnPost

Coronavirus in Minnesota: death toll tops 1,000 | MinnPost

The Minnesota Department of Health also said Saturday there have been 24,190 total confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Minnesota, up 659 from Friday’s count. Read full article: Coronavirus in Minnesota: death toll top...→

US cities fear protests may fuel new wave of coronavirus outbreaks

US cities fear protests may fuel new wave of coronavirus outbreaks

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The massive protests sweeping across U.S. cities following the police killing of a handcuffed black man in Minnesota have elevated fears of [...] Read full article: US cities fear protests may fuel new wav...→

Walz, mayors blame looting, violence on ‘outsiders’; urge Twin Cities residents to observe Saturday night curfew | MinnPost

Walz, mayors blame looting, violence on ‘outsiders’; urge Twin Cities residents to observe Saturday night curfew | MinnPost

Walz said he now believes that much of the violence is being fanned by well-organized groups trained in urban warfare, while his public safety commissioner say [...] Read full article: Walz, mayors blame looting, violence on ...→

Twin Cities Residents Turn Out En Masse To Clean Scorched Streets Amid 4th Night Of Unrest

Twin Cities Residents Turn Out En Masse To Clean Scorched Streets Amid 4th Night Of Unrest

Volunteers are showing up in huge numbers Saturday to help clean up after four straight nights of unrest in Minneapolis following the death of George Floyd. Read full article: Twin Cities Residents Turn Out En Masse ...→

MN officials: Outsiders fueling nights of rioting, looting and violence in Twin Cities

MN officials: Outsiders fueling nights of rioting, looting and violence in Twin Cities

A number of outsiders are largely responsible for the destruction and rioting that has built each night this week across the Twin Cities since the death of Geo [...] Read full article: MN officials: Outsiders fueling nights o...→

Twin Cities Riots Add Uncertainty to Minnesota 2020 Outcome

Twin Cities Riots Add Uncertainty to Minnesota 2020 Outcome

The violent riots that erupted in Minneapolis and St. Paul add another element of unpredictability to the 2020 presidential election. Read full article: Twin Cities Riots Add Uncertainty to Min...→

Twin Cities rioting continues as Minnesota governor claims Guard, police responding

Twin Cities rioting continues as Minnesota governor claims Guard, police responding

Minnesota's governor pleaded with residents to comply with an 8 p.m. curfew late Friday night as TV and social media images of rioters setting fires and causin [...] Read full article: Twin Cities rioting continues as Minneso...→

Coronavirus Live Updates: As U.S. Cities Ease Restrictions, Other Nations Backslide

Coronavirus Live Updates: As U.S. Cities Ease Restrictions, Other Nations Backslide

Cases are soaring in India, but its already-eased lockdown may end entirely on Sunday. President Trump said the United States would end its relationship with t [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Live Updates: As U.S. Cities...→

Twin Cities simmer as rioters ignore curfews imposed to prevent destruction

Twin Cities simmer as rioters ignore curfews imposed to prevent destruction

A citywide curfew in Minneapolis appeared to be ignored Friday night as crowds continued to gather and set fires -- continuing three days of chaotic demonstrat [...] Read full article: Twin Cities simmer as rioters ignore cur...→

Curfew set for Twin Cities after unrest turns into chaos during '48 hours of anarchy'

Curfew set for Twin Cities after unrest turns into chaos during '48 hours of anarchy'

“It’s time to rebuild our community and that starts with safety in our streets,” Gov. Walz said of tensions that escalated into violence over the killing of Ge [...] Read full article: Curfew set for Twin Cities after unrest ...→

Twin Cities simmer as curfews imposed to counter riots go into effect

Twin Cities simmer as curfews imposed to counter riots go into effect

An 8 p.m. CT curfew for the cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minn., went into effect Friday following three nights of violent, chaotic demonstrations follow [...] Read full article: Twin Cities simmer as curfews imposed to...→

Twin Cities, Metro Area Counties Instill Curfews This Weekend Amid Unrest

Twin Cities, Metro Area Counties Instill Curfews This Weekend Amid Unrest

Soon thereafter, Mayor Melvin Carter III announced that he had signed an order of local emergency that would also impose a curfew starting Friday. And then Gov [...] Read full article: Twin Cities, Metro Area Counties Instill...→

Twin Cities athletes, coaches, teams weigh in on George Floyd’s death, aftermath

Twin Cities athletes, coaches, teams weigh in on George Floyd’s death, aftermath

Community leaders, activists and friends of George Floyd gathered Friday afternoon at Minneapolis City Hall to pay tribute and demand justice after Floyd died [...] Read full article: Twin Cities athletes, coaches, teams wei...→

Twin Cities suburbs report overnight damage amid protests for George Floyd

Twin Cities suburbs report overnight damage amid protests for George Floyd

As protests over George Floyd’s death continued Thursday night, various suburbs have reported damage. Most of the unrest was contained to the Twin Cities with [...] Read full article: Twin Cities suburbs report overnight dam...→

Former Minneapolis Police officer Derek Chauvin charged with murder, manslaughter; Walz promises to restore order in Twin Cities | MinnPost

Former Minneapolis Police officer Derek Chauvin charged with murder, manslaughter; Walz promises to restore order in Twin Cities | MinnPost

“This is not going to be an easy journey,” the Minnesota governor said at a Friday morning news conference. “But the one thing we have to assure is that civil [...] Read full article: Former Minneapolis Police officer Derek ...→

The daily coronavirus update: 29 more deaths, raising the total to 996 in Minnesota | MinnPost

The daily coronavirus update: 29 more deaths, raising the total to 996 in Minnesota | MinnPost

MDH also said Friday there have been 23,531 total confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Minnesota, up 584 from Thursday’s count. Read full article: The daily coronavirus update: 29 more de...→