James Walsh from the Star Tribune reports that vaping, smoking and other tobacco use will now be prohibited for all Ramsey County properties. This includes 6,500 acres of parks and offices, as well as corrections facilities and parking lots.
Audio: Angela Davis, Minnesota Public Radio News’ host, speaks to business owners and leaders of non-profit organizations about efforts to revive and rebuild businesses on Lake Street after the civil unrest that followed the murder of George Floyd.
Maia Irvin, Madison Roth and the Minnesota Daily have a story about the individuals in the University of Minnesota community. It raises concerns about controversial HTML language in President Joan Gabel’s December 2021 contract as well as the search for Duluth’s next chancellor .
Joe Nelson from Bring Me the News reports between 1,000 and 2,000 dead carp were discovered at Fountain Lake, Albert Lea. Experts believe that the cause of death was a specific strain of the herpesvirus.
Devin Ramey, KARE-11, reports that two of Minnesota United FC’s top players, goalkeeper Dayne Saint Clair and midfielder Emanuel Reynoso, were selected for this year’s MLS All-Star Game.
Laurie Hertzel, Star Tribune, has a Q&A for poet Ada Limn. Ada has published four books of poetry with Minneapolis’ Milkweed Editions and is now the new Poet-Laureate of the United States.