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 2021-11-24 19:55 

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Minneapolis police officer reprimanded for failure to report use of 'less-lethal' weapon during Floyd protests...

Plus: Dalton, Minnesota farm couple taking in Afghan refugees; corporations fail to uphold promises to invest in Black-owned media; Minnesota's official Thanksgiving turkey presented; and more....

 2021-11-24 18:08 

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Wait, are the Wolves actually starting to figure some things out?...

Enjoying the novelty of a team on the rise....

 2021-11-24 17:19 

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Minneapolis Public Housing Authority looks to embark on largest new construction project in nearly 20 years...

The agency is planning to build 84 units at 16 separate sites spread across the city starting next year....

 2021-11-24 16:08 

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In praise of the community message board...

If you glimpse an old-school message board, it's a sign you're at an urban hotspot, part of a city alive with the footsteps of strangers....

 2021-11-24 15:42 

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'I think we will be leading the nation': Met Council Chair Charlie Zelle talks rider safety; completing Southwest LRT; and why the state's investment in bus rapid transit matters...

Zelle, a former state Minnesota Department of Transportation commissioner, was appointed Met Council chair just before the COVID-19 pandemic hit....

 2021-11-24 14:15 

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Please pass the potatoes — and be grateful for technology and irrigation...

For some farmers, the saving grace this severe drought year was the ability to irrigate, so that crops, and our nation's food supply, had a fighting chance....

 2021-11-24 11:34 

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Brooklyn Center officials look to reallocate $1.2 million from police budget to fund reform measures...

Plus: five juveniles arrested after fleeing police and stopping traffic on I-694; Frattallone's hardware stores sold to Tennessee company; puppy stolen at gunpoint in Minneapolis; and more....

 2021-11-23 23:32 

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Coronavirus in Minnesota: Walz, health care officials urge vaccinations as hospitalizations continue to rise...

Walz also downplayed the possibility for a special session, even after Senate Majority Leader Jeremy Miller said Republicans may back down from a threat to fire Health Commissioner Jan Malcolm....

 2021-11-23 19:02 

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Republican leader revives hope of special session with willingness to delay confirmation debate...

Plus: Fairview sees $58 million quarterly loss due to COVID-19; Burnsville-Eagan-Savage Schools move to distance learning amid increasing case counts; Minneapolis police warn of increase in aggravated robberies in south part of city; and more....

 2021-11-23 17:44 

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Should Minnesota be doing more to slow the spread of COVID-19 in the state?...

Minnesota let many of its COVID-19 mitigation measures lapse over the summer. Is it time to bring them back?...

 2021-11-23 17:06 

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Officials say a shortage of housing, not jobs, is crimping economic development in Greater Minnesota...

In Roseau, in northwestern Minnesota, the problem is so acute that the city has taken drastic measures, building a $6.8 million apartment complex that is funded almost entirely with public money....

 2021-11-23 15:32 

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MinnPost Picks: on a funeral directors' convention, more partisan media and anti-vaxxers' use of Holocaust imagery...

Our weekly roundup of great stories from around the web, as recommended by MinnPost's staff and contributing journalists....

 2021-11-23 15:31 

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The world's democracies are backsliding — including the United States...

A report found that the number of countries undergoing "democratic backsliding" over the past decade is at its highest point ever....

 2021-11-23 14:36 

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Minnesota's new community-owned women's soccer club nears $1 million fundraising goal...

The yet-to-be-named club, which will compete in the fledgling USL W League, offers a community-ownership model that means exactly that — regular people owning shares of the club. Investors can jump in at six levels from $100 to $10,000....

 2021-11-23 14:06 

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An improviser's guide to the holidays...

The two most important words in improv — "Yes, and" — are a fantastic tool for your holiday....

 2021-11-23 12:00 

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Minneapolis council seat to be decided by 22 challenged ballots...

Plus: no evidence driver who plowed into Christmas parade in Wisconsin knew anyone in crowd; state Board of Pardons considers commutation for 35-year-old Burnsville woman; Benton County sheriff warns residents against firing warning shots; and more....

 2021-11-22 19:06 

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Walz activating national guard to help staff long-term care facilities...

Plus: deep dive on the labor shortage in health care; Robert Bly has died; the naming of St. Paul's Hillcrest redevelopment; and more....

 2021-11-22 17:03 

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The most common questions about Minnesota's rental assistance program, answered...

The state House Finance Agency , tenant rights activists and Mid Minnesota Legal Aid address the most-frequently asked questions they get from both and renters and landlords about the state's rental assistance program....

 2021-11-22 15:23 

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Minnesota researchers uncover why nicotine withdrawal causes junk food cravings...

The research team noted a connection between the part of the brain responsible for addiction and appetite regulation as a possible cause for smokers' cravings for energy-dense, high-calorie foods during nicotine withdrawal....

 2021-11-22 14:30 

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Minneapolis doctor Charles Malchow's frank book about sex landed him in prison...

Promotional materials for the book ran afoul of the Comstock Act, which made using the U.S. mail to distribute obscenity (including specifically any information about abortion) a felony....

 2021-11-22 14:24 

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An 1876 history lesson, rediscovered in 2021 pandemic times...

Meanwhile, noticing some unusual main street activity on horseback, local citizens began to arm themselves after one merchant — J.S. Allen — shouted, "Get your guns, boys — they're robbing the bank!"...

 2021-11-22 11:58 

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COVID continues to surge in Minnesota ahead of Thanksgiving holiday...

Plus: at least 5 dead after SUV plows into crowd at Wisconsin holiday parade; parishioners protest what they say is erasure of culture from Minnesota's first Mexican parish; Loons eliminated from MLS playoffs; and more....

 2021-11-21 14:33 

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Defense in Kimberly Potter trial to focus on 'innocent mistake'...

Plus: COVID surge causing serious delays for patients with non-COVID health issues; Lake Harriet band shell repairs are on the way; St. Paul City Council members say Carter's property-tax-assistance proposal 'not ready for prime-time'; and mor...

 2021-11-19 21:04 

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Readers buoy MinnPost on Give to the Max Day 2021...

We raised a total of $25,890 from 353 MinnPost readers on Give to the Max Day 2021....

 2021-11-19 21:02 

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The adult day program at the new Fairview Community Health and Wellness Hub will be a boon to participants — and their families...

Fairview Health Services and Ebenezer Senior Living will partner to open the new program when St Joseph's Hospital transitions into the Fairview Community Health and Wellness Hub, providing care to underserved, mostly low-income St. Paul seniors....

 2021-11-19 20:15 

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Hagedorn's 'no' vote hurts constituents...

In a September 2020 debate, Hagedorn agreed with Democratic challenger Dan Feehan that rural broadband expansion was important and said it would get bipartisan support in Congress. But apparently not from Hagedorn....

 2021-11-19 20:13 

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Rittenhouse found not guilty...

Plus: Wisconsin Republicans attempting to take control of elections process; Minnesota COVID-19 hospitalizations exceed 1,400; Lisa Bender exit interview; and more....

 2021-11-19 18:14 

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Texas' abortion ban has increased demand for legal abortions in Minnesota, and it might just be the beginning...

If the Supreme Court decides to overturn Roe v. Wade , Minnesota will be one of the only states in the region with access to legal abortion....

 2021-11-19 18:09 

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Why today's inflation is nothing like the inflation of the 1970s...

Don't panic....

 2021-11-19 17:59 

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Amid a spike in other violent crimes, rape reports dipped in the Twin Cities during the pandemic...

One possible reason for the decline is the shutdown of many businesses and institutions during the pandemic, said St. Paul Police Sgt. Natalie Davis....

 2021-11-19 14:59 

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D.C. Memo: Build Back Butter...

Biden approval rating tanks, Rep. Angie Craig's midterm opponent faces some controversy and butter gets a big day in Congress....

 2021-11-19 14:05 

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After COP26, the hard work begins on making climate promises real: five things to watch in 2022...

U.S. Cabinet members and congressional leaders had much to say in Glasgow about being "back," yet they had little to offer in terms of the U.S. share of the finance, and the world cast a worried eye over its continued partisan politics....

 2021-11-19 12:03 

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Minnesota set to expand COVID-19 booster eligibility...

Plus: GOP candidate for state attorney general faces law license suspension; Minnesota unemployment down to pre-COVID levels; more than $34 million raised for Minnesota nonprofits during Give to the Max Day; and more....

 2021-11-18 20:19 

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Frey convening panel on new Minneapolis government structure...

Plus: Minneapolis ShotSpotter activation rarely lead to arrests; groups call for removal of Highway 55 in north Minneapolis; St. Paul gets federal funds to hire 30 more cops; and more....

 2021-11-18 16:29 

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Accessory Dwelling Units could make a big difference for veteran homelessness in the Twin Cities — if we just allow them to...

Advocates see small homes located on existing residential and nonprofit properties as a possible solution to quickly providing more kinds of housing in Minneapolis and St. Paul, but regulations on the structures — and their costs — have preven...

 2021-11-18 16:13 

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Court records show emails and phone data searched in probe of South Dakota billionaire Denny Sanford...

ProPublica won access to search warrants showing a child pornography investigation of South Dakota's richest man, confirming our reporting from last year....

 2021-11-18 16:13 

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Why Gov. Tim Walz, amid a surge in COVID-19 cases, has all but ruled out convening a special session — or declaring another state of emergency...

Instead, Walz said he's focusing on the few things left in his control, such as expanding eligibility for COVID-19 vaccine boosters and using his platform as governor to ask people to get vaccinated....

 2021-11-18 14:11 

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The spirit that powers MinnPost's journalism...

Our goal is to raise $20,000 today, and we have $10,000 in matching funds plus a $5,000 challenge grant!...

 2021-11-18 14:08 

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As Minnesota confronts need for affordable housing, it should also celebrate success stories...

For well over three decades, Aeon and Alan Arthur have changed the life stories of people struggling with the high cost of housing....

 2021-11-18 14:03 

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Americans' economic outlook pretty much totally depends on their political party...

Surveys of consumer sentiment tend to fluctuate based on which party is in power....

 2021-11-18 11:53 

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Minnesota colleges and universities continue to see enrollment declines...

Plus: in-person Holidazzle back in downtown Minneapolis; Minnesota woman launches legal battle with Wisconsin officials over plans to start bottled water company near Lake Superior; search warrants probing email accounts of South Dakota billionaire T. Den...

 2021-11-17 19:55 

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Federal medical teams coming to Minnesota to provide relief to hospital staff...

Plus: watchdog groups call for ban on Hennepin Healthcare doctors, review board from future medical studies; Sen. Patricia Torres Ray won't seek re-election; Klobuchar gets "all clear" in exam six months after cancer treatment; and more....

 2021-11-17 18:04 

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Defense (yes, defense) has become a hidden pleasure of the Wolves season so far...

Because the Wolves record is still a desultory 4-9, even die-hard fans have had trouble fully appreciating how overachieving the team's defense has been....

 2021-11-17 17:03 

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The worker shortage is affecting every corner of the state. But it's hitting Greater Minnesota especially hard....

While the tight labor market isn't new, it has gotten worse since the onset of the pandemic. Minnesota's labor force participation rate has dropped to a point it hasn't seen since the late '70s, when fewer women were in the workforce....

 2021-11-17 14:27 

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A worldwide treaty to end violence against women...

UN Women calls violence against women a "shadow pandemic," which has only intensified since the outbreak of COVID-19....

 2021-11-17 14:25 

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Clear majorities of Americans want Roe v. Wade upheld...

And among Republicans, overturning the decision was only supported by three percentage points more poll respondents than those that wanted it to remain....

 2021-11-17 11:12 

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Minnesota health officials to recommend vaccine boosters for all adults...

Plus: MPCA asks variety of businesses to start monitoring for "forever chemicals"; Minnesota artist George Morrison featured on a new stamp; nearly a quarter of inmates at St. Cloud prison have COVID-19; and more....

 2021-11-16 20:37 

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Coronavirus in Minnesota: case positivity rate tops 10%; states increase booster access amid infection surge...

Minnesota averaged 4,484 new cases of COVID-19 per day over the last week....

 2021-11-16 19:41 

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Twin Cities home prices up over last year, but volume of sales down...

Plus: Minnesotans on what they saw at the climate summit; Minneapolis faces huge increase in legal settlement payments; General Mills see twenty-five times increase in missed ingredient shipments; and more....

 2021-11-16 16:52 

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MinnPost Picks: on Taylor Swift's new album, fat liberationism and what happened to Eric Clapton...

Our weekly roundup of great stories from around the web, as recommended by MinnPost's staff and contributing journalists....

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