3M to split into two companies


Via WCCO On Tuesday, one of Minnesota’s most prominent employers announced that it would split into two multibillion-dollar businesses. 3M stated it will “spin-off” its health care company. The company claimed that the business had $8.6 million in sales by 2021.

Related: 3M establishes $1 billion trust to protect legal claims regarding ‘defective’ combat earplugs [KSTP]

CeCe Gaines from KARE-11 reports three men were taken into custody after gunfire erupted at several Minneapolis residences and a Minneapolis Police Precinct Building. According to police officers, officers from Minneapolis’ fourth Precinct reported that they heard gunshots shortly after midnight and that a vehicle speeding away from their area of Plymouth Avenue North (and Knox Avenue North).

Megan Burks, Sam Stroozas, and Sam Stroozas, at MPR News, interview Gunda George, University of Minnesota regents Professor in the department of medical chemistry, about the University’s research on a male contraceptive pill. The project has just completed its studies on mice and will begin human trials in the fall.

Via Bring Me the News It is being proposed that the Minnesota Whitecaps will move to the Richfield Ice Arena. On Tuesday, the Richfield City Council will vote to approve the agreement with the Twin Cities-based professional woman’s hockey team.

Kudos The University of Minnesota student led Solar Vehicle Project team won first in the Multi-Occupant Vehicle Category at the 2022 American Solar Challenge. This biennial college competition sees teams race solar-powered cars over 1,000 to 2,000 miles across North America.

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