Local
February 22

Walz's $518M bonding bill includes money to rebuild cities

Gov. Tim Walz proposed a $518 million capital investment package Monday that includes $150 million for rebuilding neighborhoods hit by unrest after the death of George Floyd last May and $43 million in security upgrades for the state Capitol complex, which has been ringed by fencing since last summer's protests.
Business
February 22

Cherokee chief: Time for Jeep to end use of tribe's name

It is time for Jeep to stop using the Cherokee Nation's name on its Cherokee and Grand Cherokee SUVs, the chief of the Oklahoma-based tribe said.
Local
February 22
Anoka K-9 Bravo  Credit: Anoka Police Department

'Best care possible' for wounded K-9 after pursuit left suspect fatally shot

The incident stretched from Blaine to Braham and saw speeds topping 100 mph, authorities said.
Local
February 22

Hennepin Healthcare hires first chief health equity officer

The hire is part of an effort to eliminate health care disparities and improve patient health.
Local
February 22

Wisconsin reports no COVID-19 deaths for second day in a row

No COVID-19 deaths were reported Monday in Wisconsin, marking the first time since early September that the state has had two such days in a row.
Local
February 22
As the Twin Cities Auto Show was preparing for it's opening Friday, crews were busy building displays and polishing up the cars that will be on di

In a first, Twin Cities Auto Show will be outdoors

The outdoor event will take place May 15 to 23.
Local
February 22
Rose SanchezĀ 

Blaine police seek information about missing 18-year-old woman

Rose Sanchez was last seen Saturday near Northtown Mall in Blaine.
Local
February 22

Woman found dead in St. Paul home

Police responded to suspected overdose.
Duluth
February 22
Signs are posted outside Camp Migizi, a small encampment of mostly indigenous water and land protectors located right beside the Enbridge Line 3 const

Fond du Lac Band tells outside protesters to respect its sovereignty after bomb scare

No explosives were found after a "suspicious package" prompted an evacuation Friday, and authorities are still investigating the incident.
Business
February 22

Microsoft, EU publishers seek Australia-style news payments

Microsoft is teaming up with European publishers to push for a system to make big tech platforms pay for news, raising the stakes in the brewing battle led by Australia to get Google and Facebook to pay for journalism.
Business
February 22
This home in Apple Valley is being targeted for seizure by the federal government in connection with a fraud case filed against owner Gregg W. Johnson

Feds: Ex-petroleum industry exec stole nearly $1M from Minneapolis employer

U.S. Attorney's Office is seeking forfeiture of the defendant's three homes, including on valued at $525,000 that sits on a Wisconsin shoreline.
Local
February 22
Rose Sanchez

Blaine police seek information about missing 18-year-old woman

Rose Sanchez was last seen Saturday near Northtown Mall in Blaine.
Local
February 22

Feds say woman stole $650K from Dakota County township while serving as elected clerk

The thefts spanned nearly eight years, according to the criminal complaint.
Business
February 22

Colleges to house new center that trains Black entrepreneurs

A new center for training Black entrepreneurs will be opening in Atlanta as part of a collaboration announced Monday between Spelman College, Morehouse College and an advocacy organization made up of business leaders.
Sports
February 22
Berkley Duckson

Recent Minnehaha Academy student-athlete dies in snowmobile crash

Berkley Duckson was a 2020 graduate of the Minneapolis private school, where he played on the hockey team.
Local
February 22

Naloxone boxes installed in public for use against overdoses

With opioid overdoses setting records in 2020, an effort is underway to install boxes in public that would make a frequently used rescue medication available in case of emergency.
Local
February 22

UW-Platteville set to build state's biggest solar array

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is going all-in on solar, with plans to install five acres of panels that would become the largest state-owned solar array in Wisconsin.
Local
February 22

Twins lay plans to host fans at Target Field despite virus

While the Minnesota Twins are working out in Florida, the club back in Minneapolis is laying plans to bring twins back to Target Field this season.
Local
February 22

Police shoot, kill man in Minneapolis suburb after chase

Police in a Minneapolis suburb shot and killed a man following what they said was a theft and carjacking chase.
Local
February 22

2 injured in south Minneapolis house fire

The cause of the fire has not been determined.