Keeping A Fence Around The State Capitol Costs More Than $200,000Maintaining a fence protecting the state capitol building since protests following George Floyd’s death last summer cost taxpayers more than $200,000, state contracts show.
Black Lives Matter Minnesota Rallies In Support Of George Floyd At State Capitol, Issues 12 DemandsAt the Minnesota State Capitol Friday, activists held a rally in support of George Floyd during the trial of Derek Chauvin.
'It Was Put Here For A Reason': Minn. Senator Unveils Bill To Replace Christopher Columbus StatueThe bill to restore the statue passed out of committee Wednesday and will go to the Senate floor for a vote.
Minnesotans Argue State Not Appropriately Prioritizing Vaccines For Those With Underlying ConditionsThe governor's plan does include vaccinating people with some specific high-risk health condition during the next round.
'No Credible Threats' To Minnesota State Capitol; Safety Officials Are 'Alert' And 'Prepared' Ahead Of InaugurationGov. Tim Walz and other state and local leaders gave an update on security concerns and plans at the Minnesota State Capitol on Friday afternoon.
FBI Has Minnesota On Its Radar Due To 'Boogaloo Bois' ThreatWith one week left before the inauguration, the Minnesota National Guard is on standby, preparing for protests or violence at the State Capitol in the coming days.
'Plans Are In Place': Gov. Tim Walz To Activate National Guard Ahead Of Biden's InaugurationGov. Tim Walz on Wednesday will sign a new executive order to activate the Minnesota National Guard, bolstering security in light of threats of violence and armed protests at the State Capitol building in the coming days.
State Troopers Moved Gov. Walz’s Son From Governor's Mansion During Local ‘Storm The Capitol’ ProtestIn the wake of last week's violent attack on the U.S. Capitol, tensions ran high Monday in Minnesota as Gov. Tim Walz and state House and Senate leaders met in a virtual forum.
Police Presence Grows At Minnesota Capitol Following DC ChaosPolice presence at the Minnesota State Capitol has expanded even more after Wednesday’s breach in Washington D.C.
Man Who Toppled Columbus Statue Gets 100 Hours Of Community Service, Avoids TrialThe activist who toppled the Christopher Columbus statue in St. Paul over the summer will receive 100 hours of community service and avoid a trial. The decision was reached with the help of a restorative justice program.
Demonstrators Close Down I-94 In St. Paul In Protest Of Breonna Taylor's DeathPeople are protesting in Louisville, the Twin Cities and across the United States Wednesday after a grand jury announced its decision in the police shooting death of Breonna Taylor.
Michael Forcia, 56, Charged With Toppling Of Christopher Columbus StatueA New Brighton man has been charged with a felony for the toppling of the Christopher Columbus statue outside of the State Capitol earlier this summer.
Fence Around Minnesota State Capitol To Remain Through Spring Of 2021A barrier to keep the Minnesota State Capitol protected from vandalism is costing tax payers hundreds of dollars a day.
'It Needs To Stop': National Mother's March Calls For The End Of Police ViolencePeople from around the country rallied in St. Paul Sunday to call for an end to police violence.
'Hindsight Is So Clear': State Patrol, DPS Questioned By Minnesota Senate GOP In Columbus Statue HearingThree people could face criminal charges in connection with pulling down the Christopher Columbus statue outside the Minnesota State Capitol in June.