Stribber Chris hine: “After posting and deleting video two weeks ago inwhich he made homophobic remarks,” Timberwolves guard Anthony Edwards posted an apology via Twitter. Monday saw Edwards comment in person on the video at Wolves media Day. He apologized and promised to do “whatever is necessary” to to repair the damage he did to the LGBTQ community. “Man, I respect everyone. Edwards admitted that Edwards was aware of the immature nature of what he posted. “I am working with the team. I am sorry for all Minnesota fans. I’m trying to make it better. ‘”
KARE 11 A.J. A.J. Lagoe states that Beltrami County Attorney David Hanson has announced Monday that his office will turn over the criminal investigation into the death of a Beltrami County Jail prisoner to a private firm. An KARE 11 investigation documented how Hardel Sherrell died of a treatable disease, while his guards and medical staff ignored him pleas for help.
MPR News’ KirstiMarohn reports that a group of parents sued the state for segregation in Twin Cities school district schools. A racially-ineligible school system is not a violation of the state constitution unless it was intentional. Alejandro Cruz Guzman, a lead plaintiff, and other parents who have children in the Minneapolis-St. Paul school districts filed a class-action lawsuit against state officials, the Department of Education, and the Legislature in 2015. … The plaintiffs intend to request the Supreme Court to reconsider the case.
Christopher Magan is the editor for Pioneer Press. A Rosemount council member has resigned following a “political extremist”, who repeatedly visited her Rosemount home and got into an altercation, she said, with her son. Tammy Block, was first elected in 2018. She resigned at Sept. 6’s city council meeting. There she criticised city leaders and the police for handling an Aug. 2 incident. Block stated that she never thought that a politically extremist would come to my home four years ago, and not twice but three times including at night to harass, intimidate, threaten, and harass my family.
KARE 11 Danny Spewak also said that the Myth Live nightclub in Maplewood may close down. The council approved Monday night $6.4 million Tax Increment Financing. It will now consider allowing a developer on the site to demolish Myth and build a 241-unit apartment block.
Ingrid Harbo, Grand Forks Herald’s reports that “Sellers selling edible products containing cannabis-derived THC (the chemical in cannabis which can cause a high) will need to notify the city before they open a shop. The Crookston City Council enacted an emergency ordinance Monday to regulate the sale and purchase of edible cannabinoid product. This ordinance was passed after Canna Corners, a shop selling hemp-derived THC in Crookston opened quietly under a new Minnesota law. It left city leaders scrambling for ways to regulate this new industry and decide whether or not to allow hemp-derived THC products to be sold in Crookston.
According to WCCO-TV’s story, states that the union representing 1,500 Minnesota service workers has called for a strike authorization vote. Teamsters Local320 announced Monday that the vote was taking place after the university had’repeatedly refused’ to address chronic understaffing and poverty wages. The workers contract expired June 30. According to the union, it represents workers who clean, prepare, clean, and service dormitories, maintain HVAC systems and care for animals.
KEYC’s Aaron Stuve said that every week, Living Earth Center volunteers harvest fresh produce from Blue Earth County’s community farm in Mankato and then donate it to local food shelves or community programs. This work is part of an agreement between the county and the Living Earth Center. The Living Earth Center manages and maintains the community garden, and any excess produce is donated to those in need. … The Living Earth Center has an office and larger community garden at the Good Counsel campus. It is currently partnered by the School Sisters of Notre Dame. The Sisters of Notre Dame are leaving Mankato. However, the future direction of the Living Earth Center remains open.