First monkeypox case reported in Minnesota


Jeremy Olson of the Star Tribune has a story about the Minnesota Department of Health‘s announcement of a Twin Cities man receiving outpatient treatment for a Monkeypox infection likely caused by travel to Europe . He did not seem to have any Minnesota contacts that could spread the virus.

Tim Nelson of MPR News reports that the Twin Cities-based Animal Humane Society received a $6 Million estate bequest form longtime volunteers Steven Nordberg and Betsy McDonald . This gift is the largest ever given to the organization.

Jane McClure of the Monitor reports that the Hamline Midway Library is being demolished, and will be built for $5.8million. Preservationists were critical of the decision and said that there was not enough public input.

According to KARE-11, the Associated Press reports Wes Johnson , the Minnesota Twins pitching coaches, will quit his job for the same position at Louisiana State University.

Joe Nelson of Bring Me the News reported that Andrew Lee, a Twin Cities radio personality, died unexpectedly this weekend. Jon Justice is Lee’s morning host at AM 1130 KLKK. He made the announcement in a hospital room at University of Minnesota while he recovers from open-heart surgery.

Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Tina Smith’s New York Times essay have been republished by The Star Tribune. Tina Smith and Elizabeth Warren discuss the Supreme Court’s decision to repeal Roe. Wade v. United States: “We both lived and died in an America that allowed abortion to be legal. A nation where infections and other complications caused the death of many people. Unplanned pregnancies that disrupt careers and destroy livelihoods. A country in which unplanned pregnancies hampered careers and livelihoods.

KARE-11’s Shelley Stridsberg notes that the Aliveness Project and Walgreens are teaming up to offer confidential HIV testing at three Minneapolis locations.

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