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October 7

Gym class outdoors

Go Gymnastics owner and instructor Cindy Boldenow books groups of 4 children for these covid-friendly outdoor classes that are once a week for a month.
Minneapolis
October 7
Minneapolis Mayor Frey reacts to Chauvin being freed on bond

Minneapolis Mayor Frey reacts to Chauvin being freed on bond

Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer charged with murdering George Floyd on Memorial Day, posted a $1 million bond Wednesday and was released from the state prison where he was being held pending trial.
Minneapolis
October 7
Minneapolis firefighters were aided by two good Samaritans in the rescue along a Mississippi River bluff.

Minneapolis firefighters, good Samaritans rescue fall victim from Mississippi bluff

The person rescued suffered a lower leg injury, Assistant Chief Bryan Tyner said.
Minneapolis
October 7
Timberwolves and Lynx strive to drive the vote, lift the community

Timberwolves and Lynx strive to drive the vote, lift the community

The teams distributed food, encouraged voter registration and visited the George Floyd memorial site.
Coronavirus
October 6
Robert Marbut Jr., head of the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness, spoke Tuesday during a tour of Union Gospel Mission’s Naomi Family Residenc

Trump appointee visits Twin Cities homeless encampments, shelters

Top federal official Robert Marbut Jr. lauded the state's efforts to protect the vulnerable.
North Metro
October 6

Prison for Twin Cities woman whose insider scheme cost Catholic Charities $684K

The conspiracy diverted charitable funds meant to pay the rent for people escaping homelessness.
North Metro
October 6

Woman says Minneapolis police falsely identified her as assault suspect without contacting her

Lauren P. Peterson said police never reached out to her before pursuing a case against her.
Minneapolis
October 6

Authorities ID man shot, killed in south Minneapolis duplex

Police have yet to announce any arrests.
Minneapolis
October 6
Damien Fair, left, and Paul Dauenhauer

2 U researchers win $625K 'genius grants' from MacArthur Foundation

The two and 19 others receive the no-strings-attached money over five years.
Minneapolis
October 6
The latest vandalism to the George Floyd mural at 38th Street and S. Chicago Avenue S. was noticed Monday and shared on the Black Lives Matter Minneso

George Floyd mural damaged for a second time

The damage is more extensive than an August incident.
Minneapolis
October 6
Firefighters put out the flames at the Olympic Cafe in north Minneapolis. ]RICHARD TSONG-TAATARII ¥ richard.tsong-taatarii@startribune.com

Mpls. Fire Dept. on lockdown Monday night over 'civil unrest' concerns

The move kept crews in their stations unless they needed to respond to an emergency. The department did not specify where the information came from or who might carry out the unrest and for what cause.
West Metro
October 6
The Hennepin County Government Center, shown above.

Hennepin County poised to spend $22 million on 6 new sites to help the homeless

COVID-19 and the need to serve the homeless is driving the new purchases.
Minneapolis
October 6
People wandered the Mississippi River bottom Monday below the Stone Arch Bridge as the Army Corps of Engineers lowered the river to allow inspection o

St. Anthony Falls dam inspection exposes rare view of Mississippi River bottom

Water levels were lowered near the Stone Arch Bridge for a lock inspection.
West Metro
October 5

St. Anthony woman wrongly charged with assaulting journalist

A St. Anthony woman was wrongly charged in September with assaulting a journalist during protests in downtown Minneapolis, according to recently filed court documents.The Minneapolis…
Minneapolis
October 5

3 youths die in north Mpls. crash while being pursued by police

They were ages 13 to 15, and the pursuit stemmed from a carjacking, officers said.
Variety
October 5
Surly Beer Hall, seen in 2015, will temporarily close after an employee tested positive for COVID-19 over the weekend.

Surly Beer Hall temporarily closes after employee tests positive for COVID-19

"The hits just keep on coming," the brewery said in a Facebook post.
Data Drop
October 5
FILE - In this July 29, 2020, file photo, mail in ballot envelopes including an I Voted sticker are prepared in Minneapolis. Nevada's new vote-by-mail

Minnesota's primary had few late or rejected mail ballots

Higher rates of mail-in ballots were returned by Minnesota voters during the state primary, while relatively fewer were rejected.
West Metro
October 4
Dr. Jill Biden helped pack fresh produce outside the Sanneh Foundation headquarters in St. Paul where food was given to families in need at a drive-th

Jill Biden on election: 'This is it. There are no do-overs.'

The wife of the Democratic presidential candidate visited Black-owned businesses, helped out at a nonprofit and praised female voters.
Minneapolis
October 4

Shooting in Minneapolis' Hiawatha neighborhood is city's 64th homicide

One person is dead after an early-morning shooting Sunday in the Hiawatha neighborhood of south Minneapolis, police said.Officers arrived at a duplex in the 4300…
Minneapolis
October 3
One person was killed in an overnight shooting near the intersection of 26th and Bloomington and seen Friday morning in Minneapolis. No one has been a

Authorities identify Minneapolis man found fatally shot on street

No arrests have been made in the city's 63rd homicide of the year.