Tim Harlow of the Star Tribune reports that the John H. Stevens House, Minnehaha Falls Regional Park has suffered severe damage after a fire.
Fox 9 reports the Minneapolis Service Center is temporarily shut down due to storm damage. It is located at Fourth Avenue.
Poynter’s Tom Jones slams Packers QB Aaron Rodgers for telling the media that he had been vaccinated but was not. Others in the NFL followed the protocols for unvaccinated players and did it too. He instead played word games. Rodgers was, it seems, more concerned about public perceptions than being honest,” he writes.
The Conversation reports that low booster rates have been a major factor in COVID-19 death. They also state that persistent racial disparities exist as efforts to get Black, Hispanic and Alaska Native people vaccinated with primary series vaccines are not comparable to those vaccinating them with boosters.
Grace Birnstengel, MPR news, reports that half a century after the first Hmong refugees arrived in the Twin Cities, Union Hmong Kitchen has become the first Hmong State Fair food vendor. They can find them at the International Bazaar.
WCCO’s reporting that two Minneapolis hospitals Children’s Hospital in Minneapolis, and Abbott Northwestern Hospital’s Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute were subject to security threats Monday.