The contest between Rep. Ilhan Omar and attorney Antone Melton-Meaux has spurred millions of dollars in campaign spending, a surge in volunteer activity and a barrage of negative claims from both sides.
A group of Twin Cities Black pastors has been discussing a proposal with Gov. Tim Walz to create a Minnesota "social compact" that would forge new investments and public policies to begin erasing racial inequities.
The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board will let cars once again drive on parkways that it had shut down this spring to give bicyclists and pedestrians more room during the pandemic. The $250,000 set aside to close the roads will run out Aug. 3.