For KARE 11, Reporting by David Griswold,” Residents in West Raymond, Minnesota, were evacuated early Thursday morning after a train derailed and several rail cars caught fire. According to the Kandiyohe County Sheriff’s Office, several rail cars from a BNSF train derailed on West edge of Raymond at approximately 1 a.m… Residents within half a mile of the derailment were asked to leave their homes and Raymond was not told to travel as crews continue their efforts to contain the fire.”
Christopher Snowbeck of the Strip He says, “UnitedHealthcare says it is eliminating some “pre-authorization” requirements as the Minnetonka health insurer calls on doctors and patients to obtain pre-approval for certain treatments. The Wall Street Journal The first to report this move Wed in a story noting that other national insurers are also cutting back on pre-authorizations, which health plans commonly use to check whether non-emergency services and prescriptions are clinically appropriate. The pre-authorization process has caused so much frustration, the Journal reports, that some federal and state regulators have undertaken initiatives for regulatory reform. Insurance companies, in turn, are now making small adjustments to their requirements.
in KMSP-TV Story He says, “White House officials announced this on Wednesday President Joe Biden heads to Minnesota next week to promote his economic agenda. … Biden’s full schedule has not been revealed, but the travel warning says he will be in the Minneapolis area for the trip on Monday, April 3. “
MPR Reporting by Matt SeebeckAn ex-boyfriend of a former Minnesota Republican Party member and lead donor, Anton Tony Lazzaro, provided the FBI with text messages and other new evidence the evening before prosecutors questioned Lazzaro in his federal sex trafficking trial. … Photo [Charles Bittman, a former friend and business associate of Lazzaro]The FBI, which was mentioned in previous testimony but did not appear until Wednesday, sent three girls naked, face down, on Lazaro’s bed. Lazzaro previously described the photo as a selfie. ‘Mr. Lazaro, I won’t go on about this for long, however This is not a selfie,” said Williams.
in patch, William Bornhoft says“a ‘A multifaceted late-winter storm is still on track to hit the Twin Cities metro area Thursday and Friday. In addition to several inches of snow, the chaotic system will bring rain, sleet, and gusty winds. The NWS states, “Most areas will start as snow Thursday morning and will transition to precipitation from south to north during the period Thursday into the night.” Most areas will see the rain fully transition to snow by 9 p.m.
for BringMeTheNews says Tommy WhittaNearly three years after it was burned down during the civil unrest that followed the killing of George Floyd at the hands of police, Minneapolis’ third police precinct is set to return to the south of the city in a new building. Four “community talks” will take place in April, city officials said. To discuss the next steps for a major new building in South Minneapolis, two areas are currently under consideration following a survey from July 2020 through December 2022. Locations include the property’s current lot at 3000 Minnehaha Ave. and a vacant city-owned parcel of land at 2600 Minnehaha Ave. “
fighter Brianna Birschbach writesIn an effort to stem the spread of misinformation, Minnesota legislators and state election officials are doing just that. Propose new penalties for people who knowingly spread false information with the aim of preventing someone from voting. The proposal, which is close to being voted on as part of a broader FA-led election package, would carry a serious misdemeanor penalty and allow the attorney general and others to file a civil case against anyone who breaks the law within 60 days of the election.
In MPR News, Tim Nelson and Brian Backst“,” The Taste of Minnesota Food and Music Festival That Looked Like It Simply Couldn’t Die – And Then – You may be about to rise from the ashes of a charcoal grill. Its revival may be aided by the state’s taxpayers through the support that appeared in the budget bill this week, although it has not been scrutinized by a legislative committee. The entities behind these efforts aren’t saying much publicly at this time. The event has bounced over the years from the Capitol grounds to the St. Paul Riverfront and then to Waconia, until last held in 2015. Records show that the Secretary of State’s office recently issued an official certification from the Taste of Minnesota LLC. “
In the sports sun Charania and John Krawczynski He says, “Alex Rodriguez and Marc Lore close a second $290 million payment to become full owners of the Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx and now own 40 percent of the franchises, team and league sources said the athlete …. Here’s what you need to know:
- in December, the athlete I mentioned that the husband They exercised their choice to buy another 20 percent of the teams, and continue their three-step plan to take full control of the franchises from majority owner Glenn Taylor.
- They had until this month to close the second 20 percent of the deal.
- The next step would be to buy another 40 percent of the team. Lor and Rodriguez have until December 31 to exercise that option.”