Ryan Faircloth, Star Tribune reporter, reports that Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey has endorsed Democrat Don Samuels in his primary election campaign to unseat Rep. Ilhan Omar. Frey was also endorsed by Samuels’ campaign, as were Edina, Edina, Golden Valley and New Hope mayors.
FOX 9 reports former Brooklyn Center chief police officer Tim Gannon who resigned after the death of Daunte Weber. is suing the city, alleging that his termination violated the state’s open meetings act and was racially motivated.
Barb Mayes Boustead, Washington Post, has an article about how moisture in corn and soybean crops in Midwest combines forces with nearby water molecules to humidify air. This additional humidity makes the heatwave that is centered in the middle of the Lower 48 States even more oppressive.
Connor O’Neal of KARE-11 writes Dr. Cedric Alex was confirmed by the Minneapolis City Council as the city’s first community safety Commissioner on Thursday.
Jonah Kaplan from WCCO reports that chemical tests have shown that diesel fuel was what was most likely poured under the University of Minnesota’s campus.
Tommy Wiita of Bring Me the News shared a link to an internet auction with tables, booths, and LED lighted walls panels featuring sumo wrestlers former Uptown staple Chino Latino.