The term “Gay Pride,” coined by gay rights activist Thom Higgins in Minnesota, has become the most common way to articulate the many celebrations held during this month every year. In the U.S., Prides and festivals are usually held in the month of June to commemorate the anniversary of the 1969 Stonewall riots, a series of demonstrations by the New York City Queer community protesting a violent raid of the Stonewall Inn and the ongoing brutality they were experiencing at the hands of New York Police Department.
This evening and tonight: The rest of this evening looks pretty wet, with rain heavy at times pretty widespread across the Northland. Temperatures remain cool in the 50s and 60s this evening. Winds are out of the east between 5-10 MPH. For tonight rain begins clear after 8:00 PM for us here In Minnesota for those in Wisconsin and the U.P of Michigan; showers will linger for a bit longer into the early AM hours of Monday.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Twin Cities woman was less than a week into her new marriage to a fellow Air Force veteran when she was allegedly shot to death by her ex-husband. Police say Lauri Deatherage was killed inside her Robbinsdale home Friday, four days after both her 48th birthday and her wedding to Billy Deatherage.
If you've ever had any interest in learning how to canoe, now is your chance to pursue the skill in, arguably, the prettiest area of Minnesota. Gunflint Trail Outfitters want you to "Wet Your Paddle" this summer in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.
Minnesota health officials say nearly everyone who has been hospitalized or died from COVID-19 was not fully vaccinated. State and federal data shows the chances of contracting the coronavirus after being fully vaccinated are minuscule and getting severe COVID-19 or dying are even smaller. It is ongoing evidence for state leaders and health officials in their campaign to vaccinate 70 percent of the population ages 16 and older by the end of June.
Rounding out the quartet of verbal commitments the Minnesota Golden Gophers received this weekend is Florida linebacker Jack Pyburn. Well, it is a quartet of verbal commitments as of this writing, at least. I’ll leave the door open for more, because you never know with P.J.
A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for an area of southeastern Minnesota. The National Weather Service says that a storm system passing through Minnesota into Wisconsin has the potential to bring "damaging wind gusts and large hail," while some tornadoes are also possible. The area under the watch area till 9 p.m. includes Rochester and Mankato, though it appears as though the Twin Cities metro will miss the worst of it.
P.J. Fleck and co. continue to rack up verbal commitments in June, which has traditionally been the busiest month of the year for the coaching staff on the recruiting trail. Florida athlete Aidan Gousby was one of a handful of recruits to pledge for the Minnesota Golden Gophers this weekend.
Golden Valley, MN (KROC AM News) - A recent poll found a large majority of Minnesotans are concerned about what they feel is an increase in crime and many have lost confidence in Gov. Tim Walz to deal with the problem. The poll was released by the Minnesota public policy organization American Experiment.
Sunday has been quite a day on the recruiting front for P.J. Fleck and his staff at Minnesota. The Golden Gophers are up to five pledges for the day, with two recent commitments from defensive end Jack Pyburn and wide receiver Cade Conzemius. Those announcements came in addition to verbal pledges from cornerbacks Tariq Watson and Rhyland Kelly and receiver Aidan Gousby.
The last Canadian cornerback to wear maroon and gold will be playing on Sundays this fall, which bodes well for cornerback Rhyland Kelly. Kelly was one of several recruits to commit to the Minnesota Golden Gophers this weekend as part of an impressive haul for P.J. Fleck and co.
As we emerge from a global pandemic, many are feeling optimistic about the economy. But the future is not smooth sailing quite yet. As shuttered industries are opening and people are returning to work, a labor shortage looms. By 2022, Minnesota will be almost 240,000 people short of what our labor force needs, according to data from MN Compass.
Watch encompasses nearly 20 counties. Severe weather is possible in the next 24 hours here in northern Iowa. The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for the entire broadcast area. These include the counties of Wright, Cerro Gordo, Winnebago, Worth, Franklin, Kossuth, and Hancock in Iowa.
Event Navigation Learn about the daily live of wolves in Minnesota and how they work together as a pack for survival. No registration required. Bench seating. Bring a blanket or camp chair for comfort or social distancing. Meet in amphitheater behind park office. All naturalist programs at Jay Cooke State Park are free, but a Minnesota State Park vehicle permit is needed to park a vehicle in the park.
ST. CLOUD, Minn. (FOX 9) - Police are investigating a shooting that left a 17-year-old boy injured Sunday in St. Cloud, Minnesota. According to police, at about 12:49 a.m., officers were patrolling the downtown area when one of them saw a volatile crowd gathering near a parking lot on the 500 Block of 1st Street South.
Nurse Treva Bjerke draws a dose of COVID-19 vaccine into a syringe before administering it to a patient inside of St. Columba Catholic Church in St. Paul on March 5. Photo: Evan Frost | MPR News file From Minnesota Public Radio News -June 20, 2021 The COVID-19 test positivity rate in Minnesota over the past week has fallen below 1 percent.
(FOX 9) - The Minnesota Department of Health reported 127 new COVID-19 cases and nine additional deaths Sunday. Of the nine newly reported deaths, one person was in their 40s and four were residents in long-term care facilities. The seven-day average test positivity rate is down to about 1.7% from its spring peak of 7.4% in early April.
Basin Electric is one of several landmarks and buildings that is teaming up with the Alzheimer’s Association to Go Purple for the summer solstice to help raise awareness for Alzheimer’s. Joining Basin Electric, is several landmarks in Minnesota including Target Field, Allianz Field, and IDS Tower.
"Republicans love to create outrage over things that aren’t actually happening," she wrote on Twitter. "People should be asking them, what elementary, middle and high school is teaching Critical Race Theory and why they are spinning false narratives." The Minnesota Democrat’s comments come just one day after Wisconsin Republican Rep. Glenn Grothman introduced a bill that would ban Washington, D.C. public schools from teaching the controversial subject.
The incident occurred at the intersection of County Road 1 and County Road 29 in Kandiyohi County. Ten people were injured when two minivans crashed in Kandiyohi County Saturday. According to the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office, officials received a report of a crash at the intersection of County Road 1 and County Road 29 at around 1:10 p.m.