This is MPR’s KirstiMarohn. “Fuel prices have risen and that means Minnesotans will pay significantly more to heat their homes this winter. You should be prepared for unpleasant surprises when you receive your first heating bill. Annie Levenson Falk, executive director of Citizens Utility Board of Minnesota which represents utility customers, stated that prices should be higher across the board. She stated that The most have seen an increase in natural gas prices. Other energy sources like propane, fuel oil and electricity are also affected.”
Stribber Joy Summers says, “Her roots might have been humble from building an enormous music career and playing First Avenue’s 7th Street Entry. But Lizzo still had great taste.” Lizzo tweeted that she had enjoyed the local dining scene while she was there. We’ve already had Quang, La Grasa and Pizza Luce. Nicolette Diner, Roat osha, and Pizza Luce. What else should we eat?
KARE-TV’s Alexandra Simon and Samantha Fischer reported that “Plymouth Middle School” was put on lockdown Tuesday for approximately 80 minutes as administrators looked into a “potential threat within the building.” The school stated that students and staff were safe and that local law enforcement agencies were helping them with their investigation. A second post at 12:20 p.m. confirmed that the lockdown was lifted and that school would resume as usual. All students and staff are safe. The school administration and law enforcement have investigated today’s incident. The threat was found to be unfounded. The post stated.
Tim Nelson, MPR News’ correspondent, tells us that Monday’s fire destroyed the main building of a resort in northern Minnesota that had hosted many years of cross-country ski retreats as well as language camps, weddings, and conferences. People who have visited Maplelag Resort many times over the years were quick to share their memories, sympathy, and stories. The resort’s owners, located east of Callaway in Minnesota, stated that they intend to rebuild.
Forum News Service reports that a 12-year-old St. Paul boy was killed while squirrel hunting in northern Minnesota with his family. The shooting incident was reported by Sheriff’s Deputies at 8:19 a.m. on Sunday in Moose Lake Township (north of Motley). Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch reported that a St. Paul family was hunting squirrels in the area when their 47-year old uncle accidentally shot a 12-year-old boy.
Politico Michael Stratford reports that the Biden administration has revealed new details regarding how tens to millions of Americans can apply for student debt relief up to $20,000 in the coming weeks. Senior officials from the administration released a preview form which most borrowers will need to complete to get the loan forgiveness President Joe Biden first announced back in August. Officials stated that the basic form will be made available on a.gov website. It will also be available in Spanish.
At SportsIllustrated.com Joe Nelson reports, “Big Ten basketball media days began inside Target Center in Minneapolis on Tuesday and it’s apparently a thorn in the side of some coaches. Jeff Goodman, one the most respected college basketball reporters in the country, stated that there was a “bunch of unhappy coaches today” because the Big Ten Media Day was in Minneapolis. Goodman said that the media turnout would be significantly lower. Goodman did not say why coaches were upset but everyone enjoyed Minneapolis’ women’s Final Four, which attracted a record crowd of 216,890 people. They will whine when Minneapolis hosts both the men’s conference tournament and the women’s basketball tournament of the Big Ten in 2023.
FanDuel Jon Rothstein states that San Diego State, Washington and Minnesota are currently in contention to headline the 2023 Continental Tire Main Event, Las Vegas, multiple source told FanDuel. Official matchups, dates and times are yet to be determined.
A NBC News Story by Julie Moreau states that Mary Moriarty, a Minnesota political candidate, decided to be herself with her constituents in January. Moriarty was a candidate for Hennepin County Attorney, which includes Minneapolis. She came out on the campaign trail as queer in January. Moriarty stated to NBC News that while it could have been risky to come out publicly during the campaign, he felt it was necessary. “This was a huge, major decision for me. Moriarty said, “This was a big, important decision for me. More than 1,000 openly LGBTQ candidates ran for office or are currently running for it this year, LGBTQ Victory Institute’s annual “Out for America” report showed.