After a peaceful day, law enforcement swiftly moved in, using tear gas and making arrests near the Fifth Precinct police station in Minneapolis and the Lake Street/Marshall Avenue Bridge. The intention was to get everyone to leave, a message delivered earlier by Gov. Tim Walz.
What lives they led. They were spouses, grandparents, siblings. They came from farms and from cities. They were teachers, engineers, homemakers, executives. They fished and sang and danced. They raced motorcycles and made quilts and raised champion dogs. And in the end, they died of COVID-19.