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Robbinsdale City Council Member Resigns After DWI Charge"This was not an easy decision to make, but the right one for me and my family," he wrote. "The past year and a half on the council has been very rewarding. I've enjoyed working with you and serving the community. I have regrets about why I am resigning, but my past mistakes won't keep me from being my best."
Gov. Walz Signs Agriculture Bill With $18.4M In Drought ReliefGov. Tim Walz signed an agriculture funding bill Thursday that includes drought relief for farmers, investments in rural broadband and support for beginning farmers.
CBD, Some THC To Be Allowed In Food, Drinks Sold In MinnesotaA change to Minnesota law means you soon legally can buy food and drinks with CBD and some THC in it.
Finstad, Ettinger Will Face Off In Special Election For Hagedorn's 1st District SeatRepublican former U.S Department of Agriculture official Brad Finstad will face Democratic former Hormel Foods chief executive Jeff Ettinger in an August special election to finish the term of the late GOP U.S. Rep. Jim Hagedorn.
President Biden Signs Executive Order On Federal Policing 2 Years After George Floyd's KillingBiden's executive order only impacts federal law enforcement agencies. The order bans the use of chokeholds, restricts no knock warrants, requires tracking of use of force data, and mandates anti-bias training.
Judges: Utilities Allowed To Pass Along Extra Storm CostsThe state Department of Commerce and Attorney General's Office allege the utilities made critical mistakes in their gas procurement procedures during the February 2021 storm and because of the mismanagement, customers should not pay for the extra costs.
AP: Wisconsin Democrats Renew Call For Votes On Gun Safety BillsThe bills would institute a universal background check for gun sales and implement a “red flag” law that would allow judges to take guns away from people determined to be a threat. Democratic Gov. Tony Evers, who is up for reelection in November, called a special session in 2019 to pass them, but Republicans ignored him.
Wisconsin Launches Statewide Sexual Assault Tracking SystemImproving the processing speed, and tracking, of sexual assault kits has been a priority for Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul and many lawmakers in recent years as the state worked to eliminate a backlog in testing and prevent a new one.
'This Cannot Continue': Minnesota Leaders React To Deadly Texas School ShootingMinnesota politicians are reacting to news of the school shooting in Texas Tuesday morning that left at least 19 children and two adults dead.

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Mendota Heights Police Seeking Vulnerable 15-Year-Old"He is not in trouble and is not wanted for any crimes," the police department reported. "We have plenty of resources so please do not self deploy in the area to help."
Marshfield, Adams Shut Down Wells Due To PFAS PollutionPFAS is an acronym for perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl chemicals that don't break down in nature. The chemicals are found in fire-fighting foam and a wide range of everyday products such as cookware and clothing.
Wisconsin's Evers Says He Prays GOP Investigator Not Named To PanelDemocratic Gov. Tony Evers said Friday he can't think of anyone worse to fill a vacancy on Wisconsin's bipartisan elections commission than a Republican-hired election investigator and he prays that the former state Supreme Court justice isn't named to the panel.
Police Investigate Apparent Domestic Stabbing In MinneapolisOne woman was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Another woman has been arrested.
Robbinsdale City Council Member Resigns After DWI Charge"This was not an easy decision to make, but the right one for me and my family," he wrote. "The past year and a half on the council has been very rewarding. I've enjoyed working with you and serving the community. I have regrets about why I am resigning, but my past mistakes won't keep me from being my best."
DNR Asks People To Report Black Bear Sightings In Metro AreaThe Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is asking for your help in monitoring black bears across the Twin Cities metro area.