in Strib Kavita Kumar writesInflation in the Twin Cities fell significantly last month Price increases in the region continued to moderate faster than in the country as a whole. The consumer price index, a closely watched measure of inflation, rose 3.4% in March in Minneapolis-St. Paul area, the lowest year-on-year increase in two years and Down from 5.1% in January, according to data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics released on Wednesday. Lower energy prices, including a 15% drop in gas prices compared to last year, helped drive the improvement.”
in MPR, Reporting by Matt SeebeckThe elected officials of Hennepin County are He urged Minnesota lawmakers to spend part of the state’s surplus on public safety. Governor Tim Walz has proposed $550 million for local police, fire departments and other public safety agencies across Minnesota. At a press conference at the Hennepin County Government Center on Wednesday, Brooklyn Park Mayor Hollis Winston said crime in the Minneapolis suburb is trending down, but challenges remain, including Tuesday’s shooting that left three people seriously injured.
Reporting by Alfonzo Galvan from the Sahan Journal, “Cub grocery store workers In the Twin Cities vote Tuesday’s Approval of a new union contract after it was about to strike last week. Voting took place at 12 locations around Metro West, and 663 local UFCW members were counted and votes counted after polls closed at 5 p.m., according to a press release from the federation.
to the strip, Eder Campuzano saysMinneapolis Public Schools will Closed April 21st in celebrate eid al fitr, The celebration that marks the end of Ramadan. The school board voted on Tuesday to change the academic calendar it had initially approved in 2022 after officials realized they had miscalculated the day Ramadan would end this year, officials said in a statement.
At KSTP-TV Renee Cooper says“after He demanded a public apology from the city leaders and compensation For the money and time they say they lost by participating in the city’s inaugural I Am My Wildest Dreams Expo, these Minneapolis small business owners decided to plan their own event. Not just say They lost money because the turnout for the Expo was so lowA few of the vendors also told 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS that the local vendors took a back seat to talent brought in from other countries. Documents obtained by 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS now show that An out-of-state company played a huge role in planning this event And a large part of the event’s budget was allocated.
At BringMeTheNews says Tommy WhittaAlmost two weeks after the disappearance of 26-year-old Madeline Kingsbury in southeastern Minnesota, The father of their two children has spoken. In a statement to Bring Me The News through his attorney Zachary Power, Adam Fravel called for Kingsbury to be returned safely and claimed his innocence. Over the past 12 days my family and I have been subjected to countless accusations regarding the disappearance of the mother of my children, Maddie Kingsbury. Over these past 12 days, I have cooperated with law enforcement at every turn, including sitting for multiple interviews with Winona County law enforcement. I had nothing to do with Maddy’s disappearance,” Fravel said in a statement.
For the chief of the Sioux Falls Argos, says Morgan MatzenAnd The South Dakota State Superintendents Association signed an open letter opposing the current set of social studies standards proposed for the state of South Dakota on Tuesday.. The superintendent’s group joins a coalition of dozens of individual educators, school boards and education groups, plus the state’s nine tribes, who have come out against the standards in recent months, including the South Dakota Education Association (SDEA), which was among the first education groups to call out the standards. age inappropriateness.
for WCPT Radio in North Dakota Reporting by Richard IberwinNorth Dakota Representatives over the past two weeks have picked it up Voting against a bill that would have provided free lunch to some school children, days later legislation was passed to provide themselves with the costs of the meals. On April 6, the Republican supermajority passed in the North Dakota Senate Senate Bill 2124, which raises the amount of money Senators and their staffs can receive from meal payments. Just days ago, the same body voted no House Bell 1491 23-24, a bill covering lunch for school children whose parents’ income falls 200% below the poverty line.”