Minnesota News

Falcon Heights City Council upholds veggie garden ban

May 27, 2020

One resident's challenge of the ban has drawn the support of thousands in the Ramsey County suburb.

South St. Paul addresses odor issues spurred by complaints of people adapting to coronavirus restrictions

May 27, 2020

The amended ordinance targets odor generators who don't cooperate with the city.

Manure, fertilizers overload parts of Minnesota with nitrogen, mapping project finds

May 28, 2020

Group tracks where nearly 50 million tons of animal waste goes on Minnesota fields, adding nitrates to wells, rivers and lakes.

As Mayor Frey calls for officer's arrest, violence intensifies in Minneapolis

May 28, 2020

Amid a second night of violent protests, one person died at HCMC after being shot by a store owner, police said. Earlier, Minneapolis' mayor called for a fired officer's arrest in George Floyd's death.

Minneapolis council member: 'Police in the city failed us' in protest response

May 28, 2020

City Council Member Jeremiah Ellison is among those condemning the police response to protests over the killing of George Floyd.

Businesses with five or fewer employees are first in line for Ramsey County relief

May 27, 2020

About half of Ramsey County businesses with five or fewer workers will be the first eligible for $7,500 emergency grants.

George Floyd showed no signs of life from time EMS arrived, fire department report says

May 27, 2020

Hennepin Healthcare EMS chief says he believes that paramedics did everything right after getting the medical distress call.

Four Minnesota nursing homes with COVID-19 outbreaks cited for serious infection-control violations

May 28, 2020

The state Department of Health found the homes placed their residents in "immediate jeopardy."

Looting and flames erupt in Minneapolis amid growing protests over George Floyd's death

May 28, 2020

State Patrol troopers moved in to help with growing looting, and the mayor said he asked the governor to consider calling in the National Guard as violence turned deadly.