Who is this Dave Orek at StribMinneapolis DFL party has Hundreds of delegates disqualified in the city council race Because of fears that their identities could not be verified. Meanwhile, a candidate from another council race raised similar allegations, drawing scrutiny of the party’s certification process, which has gone largely virtual this year. What is at stake in both races is the official endorsement of the DWP in a city dominated by the party. Both disagreements arose over a stage in the endorsement process: Candidates gather delegates to vote for them at the ward conventions that play a crucial role in a hopeful endorsement.”
at Pioneer Press, Reporting by Nick WoltmanThe City of Falcon Heights does not plan to renew its contract with the Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office for law enforcement services within its boundaries. Falcon Heights City Manager Jack Linehan told Ramsey County Sheriff Bob Fletcher in a letter last week that the City Council intends to let the contract expire at the end of the year. , noting that the mayor himself suggested in September 2020 that the council find its own alternative long-term law enforcement partners.Tuesday, Linehan said he Hopefully, city officials have settled on a new model for law enforcement in Falcon Heights by the end of May. “
MPR Paul Hutner saysAnother impressive storm system is winding down and heading into Minnesota late this week. It looks like this one will bring a mixture of rain and snow with a possible side of thunder. … A closer look over the Upper Midwest from the Canadian model shows a trend towards It rains mostly in the Twin Cities and southern Minnesota from Thursday to Friday, With a possible shot of snow as the system passes through Friday night. There might also be a little bit of thunder with this system.”
for Politico, Zack Montellard and Megan Messerly Type, “Supreme Court elections next week in Wisconsin It could be the beginning of the end of GOP dominance in Wisconsin. With the exception of the governor, Republicans have long had a lock on most levers of power in the state. They have a strong majority of the members of the congressional delegation. They are on the cusp of an overwhelming majority in both houses of the legislature. Conservatives currently control the state supreme court. But a Liberal victory in the April 4 election could turn all that around. It would give liberals an effective majority on the Supreme Court—and with it, the potential to redraw state and congressional district lines in ways that greatly limit Republican power.”
Story by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Daniel Pace and Molly Beck He says, “A week before the state supreme court election, liberal nominee Janet Protasiewicz continues to outpace her conservative opponent Dan Kelly in fundraising—this time with the help of three out-of-state billionaires who have each given $1 million to the State Democratic Party. … Billionaire George Soros donated $1 million to the Democrats on February 22Pritzker gave $1 million on March 14, and Tulsa philanthropists Stacy and Lynn Schusterman made four donations in March totaling $1 million. Al Schusterman previously donated $40,000 to the party.”
fighter Reporting by Jeffrey MitrottAfter five years of contentious litigation, a Hennepin County judge this week concluded that Serene Warren is entitled to less than a quarter of the $228 million she sought from the billion-dollar sale of her family’s drug company, Upsher-Smith Laboratories. . in It contains 354 pagesHennepin County Judge Edward Wahl rebuked Warren for pursuing what he called “this tragic litigation” … The case concerned the Eevenstadt family, which became One of the richest in Minnesota Through the efforts of Ken Evenstadt and his son Mark, who have transformed a near-defunct pharmaceutical company into a drug powerhouse based in Maple Grove. Wal said Relations turned ‘toxic’ after Ken and his wife, Grace, gave Mark Evenstadt an additional 1.5% of their shares in 2014. As a reward for quadrupling the value of the company in a contract as CEO.”
for si.com Joe Nelson saysWeeks after being released by the Minnesota Vikings and signing with the Los Angeles Chargers, Eric Kendricks settled enough to write a heartfelt goodbye to Minnesota – The team that drafted him in the second round of the 2015 NFL Draft. You can read his full farewell here. ‘man…. Minnesota, I love you all so much. Just wanted to say a very quick thank you if you don’t mind. “I really don’t feel like I won’t be wearing the purple and gold uniform next season,” Kendricks wrote.
KSTP-TV Story Written by Emily Budd says“A Rice County man has been arrested and charged with multiple drug-related offenses after authorities found dimethyltryptamine (DMT), methamphetamine and psilocybin mushrooms in his Nerstrand home. … Task Force agents searched the home after obtaining a warrant and found More than 100 grams of DMT, packaging materials, scales, marijuana, psilocybin mushrooms, two guns, a shotgun, According to a press release from CRDVOTF Captain Scott O’Brien.
The WCCO-TV Story Written by Jennifer Myrl saysThe man accused of promising swimming pools and not finishing the work is now criminally charged. A continues WCCO investigation for months. A grand jury alleges that Charles Workman devised a scheme to defraud people of money with false promises. The WCCO revealed that Workman collectively took hundreds of thousands of dollars from more than a dozen Minnesota families and gave up jobs. The FBI began investigating Workman after he shared stories of people who had paid him out of their life savings and never got the promised amount. Agents obtained statements from those families who came out with tens of thousands of dollars. Now, the United States Attorney’s Office will use that information to prosecute Workman. “
a The WDIO-TV story from Duluth saysShip enthusiasts lined the pier Tuesday afternoon to watch the Federal Dart sail under the lift bridge. It arrived around 3:30 p.m., carrying a cargo of cement from Turkey. People from all over the state of Minnesota came out today to watch the salt. …said the Port Authority It set a record for the closest arrival by an ocean liner. This was previously by Federal Hunter, which set sail on March 30, 2013.”