An Axios article by Torey van Oot states that eight out of 10 Minnesota children have been infected already with COVID-19. New CDC data also shows. The latest news: Last week, the CDC released its results from its pediatric antibody seroprevalence study.
- Results from blood tests taken in May and June indicate that 82% of Minnesotans aged 6 months to 17 years old have been infected at least once with COVID-19. Zoom out The Minnesota estimate is slightly higher that the national average (79.7%).
MPR: Andrew Krueger states that vehicle access will be restricted for two weeks at a popular Minnesota state parks near the Twin Cities. The Department of Natural Resources has announced that the main road to Afton State park, which runs along the St. Croix River from September 12 through September 26 will be closed. While the park office will be open near the entrance, the road beyond it — as well as many other facilities — will be closed during the two-week period.
According to a BusinessWire article, Twin Metals Minnesota has filed a major lawsuit in the United States District Court, Washington, D.C. in order to reclaim federal mineral leases and reverse a series arbitrary and capricious federal agency actions that were intended to prevent the development of its modern mine project in northern Minnesota. The actions of the Bureau of Land Management and Department of Interior undermine America’s long-term priorities of securing domestic supplies chains, addressing climate change, strengthening national security, and moving towards a clean energy future.
“Minnesota GOP gubernatorial candidate Dr. Scott Jensen will be at a Republican Jewish Coalition party on Tuesday, reports Richard Eberwein . Resurfaced comments indicate that Jensen thinks pandemic-era COVID-19 policy are similar to Nazi-era anti-semitism. Video of Jensen speaking in April to a COVID-19 conspiracy group called maskoffMN is now circulating online. He called for resistance to COVID policies and a return to Adolf Hitler-level authoritarianism. Jensen stated that if you take a look at the 1930s, and look closely, you can see something is happening. “Little things that people choose to ignore. The little things became something larger. “Then came Kristallnacht, or the night of breaking glass.
Stephen Groves reports for the AP that the South Dakota ethics board said Monday it had sufficient information to determine whether Gov. Kristi Noem could have “engaged with misconduct” in intervening in her daughter’s application for a license as a real-estate appraiser. The board referred a separate complaint about her state plane use to the attorney general of the state for investigation. Although the Government Accountability Board’s three former judges ruled that Noem could face ‘appropriate action’ for her role in Noem’s daughter’s appraisal licensure, it did not specify what action. The board’s actions could have a significant impact on investigations into Noem. The Republican governor is up for reelection in this year’s election. She has also declared herself as a candidate for the White House in 2024.
This is from KSTP TV. ” A 6-year old girl was injured in a shootout Monday night near East Phillips Park, Minneapolis. Officer Garrett Parten, a spokesperson for the Minneapolis Police Department, stated that shots were fired at the intersection of 18th Avenue South (Monday) and 24th Street East. Officers and medics provided first aid to the victim, who was 6-years-old, after she was shot. Her injuries are believed to be non-life-threatening, Parten said.”
Stribber Jenna Ross wrote, “Maggie Hennefeld met them alone in the archives in the dark. Silent film stars who were original, funny, and daring — but were forgotten because they were female. A teenage boy who floods her house. A maid who screams at the chimney. A wife who dominates her husband by using a lasso. Hennefeld finally spotlights them. Hennefeld, an associate professor of Cultural Studies, Comparative Literature, at the University of Minnesota, stated that most people think of silent, slapstick comedy in terms of Harold Lloyd or Charlie Chaplin. Hennefeld, an associate professor of Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature at the University of Minnesota, said that most people think about silent, slapstick comedy in terms Charlie Chaplin or Harold Lloyd. The Trylon Cinema will show 11 short films taken from “Cinema’s First Nasty Women” , a set of four DVD/Bluray discs that will be released in the last week.
KNSI AM reports that violence is driving people away from restaurants in the Twin Cities. OpenTable uses 2019 for its’State of the Industry’ data. Bookings for Minneapolis restaurants were down 54% in July compared to the same period three years ago. Even though a prominent crime crackdown is in progress, this shocking trend is not slowing down. From August 9th to the 20th, the Twin Cities saw a drop in people dining out. Chicago, Milwaukee and New York are also experiencing a significant decline.
Jana Hollingsworth, Stribber writes: “The parents of the student who was attacked at a Proctor High School football game last fall are suing Proctor High School and the former football coaches and superintendent for a civil right violation regarding sexual discrimination. To protect the identity the victim’s parents, the Star Tribune filed a federal lawsuit Friday on behalf of their son. It alleged several aspects related to the September incident which resulted in the school’s football season being cancelled and the resignation of its head coaches. In June, a former student at Proctor and football player was placed on probation for attacking the victim with a plunger. He must also register as a predatory offenders for a period of 10 years. Federal complaint says that toilet plunger-related hazing was a common practice during the decade-plus period when Derek Parendo was the coach. This is known to former superintendent John Engelking, coaches, and guidance counselors.