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Editorial Roundup: Minnesota

Feb. 01, 2023 19:28 PM EST

Minneapolis Star Tribune. January 29, 2023. Editorial: Allow gun bans in public spaces St. Paul rec center shooting spotlights the need for change in state law. Following a horrific shooting outside a St. Paul recreation center, Mayor Melvin Carter...

Former U.S. Sen. David Durenberger, a Minnesota Republican who espoused a progressive brand of politics, has died at 88

Jan. 31, 2023 10:32 AM EST
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. David Durenberger, a Minnesota Republican who espoused a progressive brand of politics, has died at 88.

Student groups show support for Minnesota college president

Jan. 27, 2023 14:31 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Representatives of several student groups at a Minnesota college that dismissed an adjunct art instructor for showing an image of the Prophet Muhammad to her class say they do not want the school's embattled president to resign. In a letter published...

Biden administration moves to protect Boundary Waters wilderness in northern Minnesota from proposed copper-nickel mine

Jan. 26, 2023 14:10 PM EST
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Biden administration moves to protect Boundary Waters wilderness in northern Minnesota from proposed copper-nickel mine.

White Bear Lake police officer stable after shooting

Jan. 25, 2023 10:19 AM EST

WHITE BEAR LAKE, Minn. (AP) — A White Bear Lake police officer was hospitalized in stable condition Wednesday after being shot while trying to make an arrest, police said. Officers were trying to arrest the suspect on a felony domestic assault warrant at an apartment complex around...

3M cutting about 2,500 manufacturing jobs globally

Jan. 24, 2023 08:09 AM EST

3M, maker of Post-it notes, industrial coatings and ceramics, is cutting about 2,500 manufacturing jobs worldwide as it looks to align itself with adjusted production volumes. The company announced last month that it will exit per- and polyfluoroalkyl substance manufacturing by the...

School worker shot during teenagers' fight in St. Paul

Jan. 21, 2023 11:06 AM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A St. Paul school worker is recovering after she was shot in the ear during a fight between two groups of teenagers. The Pioneer Press reported the fight took place at Washington Technology Magnet School around 3:30 p.m. Friday. According to police, school...

Art professor sues after firing over Prophet Muhammad images

Jan. 17, 2023 23:12 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Attorneys for an adjunct art professor said Tuesday she is suing the Minnesota university that dismissed her after a Muslim student objected to depictions of the Prophet Muhammad in a global art course, while the university admitted to a “misstep” and plans to hold...

Walz's $12B, 4-year education budget includes tax credits

Jan. 17, 2023 18:22 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Tim Walz unveiled a $12 billion, four-year education budget Tuesday that includes big tax credits for families with young children as well as more money for public schools across the state. The Democratic governor went to Adams Spanish Immersion...

University of St. Thomas receives $75 million donation

Jan. 17, 2023 16:20 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The University of St. Thomas announced Tuesday that it had received a $75 million donation, which it plans to use to help fund a new arena to host sports and other events. The donation from Lee and Penny Anderson is the largest in the history of the private...