Abe Asher, writes that the long-standing Minneapolis marketplace Mercado Central demands that Republican Scott Jensen remove footage of it from a recent advertisement. … The board stated that MercadoCentral’s interior design, as well as exterior and interior murals, are protected under copyright law. They asked that all footage of the building from campaigns and all broadcast media be removed.
Katelyn Van Berkel and Jessie Van Berkel, both from the Star Tribune Report, ” Attorneys of the Jensen Campaign and Mercado Central have been in touch and are currently working on a’mutually acceptable agreement’ stated Joel Hanson, Jensen spokesperson. He stated that he was hopeful that they would be able reach an agreement before the Mercado Central deadline. He declined to comment on the ads.
The Pioneer Press Nick Ferraro reports that a 36-year old man was taken into federal custody following an arrest in Bloomington last month. This is what the chief of the city’s police said is likely to be the largest seizure ever of fentanyl in the Midwest. Nearly 109,000 pills of fentanyl weighing over 24 pounds were taken 31 at a hotel. Last year, approximately 63,000 pills were seized by officers from the North Central High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area.
At KEYC Jake Rinehart states that a fire claimed the lives of approximately 30,000 turkeys in Renville County. According to the Renville County Sheriff’s Office the fire occurred just before 2 pm on Thursday at a turkey barn located four miles north from Morton in Beaver Falls Township.
Kirsti marohn, MPR News, says that the Minnesota Supreme Court has ruled a stream in Renville County deserves greater environmental protection. The case concerns proposed improvements to a ditch which empties into Limbo Creek’s upper reaches, which is the only free-flowing stream in Renville County. Because the creek was not on the state’s decades-old inventory of public water, the county board didn’t require an environmental review. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, and environmental groups, argued that the creek is a public water .
A WCCO TV story states that the Minnesota State Patrol has made a promise to increase the number of women employed as troopers over the next few years. Col. Matt Langer will make Friday’s announcement that his agency has pledged to “increase the number female troopers support staff to 30% by 2030.”
James Allen writes for Fergus Falls Journal. “Former Republican Senate District 9 Candidate, Nathan Miller, announced that he will run as a write in candidate after careful consideration. In the August primary election, Miller lost to Jordan Rasmusson by a mere few hundred votes. However, Rasmusson received enough votes to win the party endorsement and was declared victorious. Miller wrote to Jordan Rasmusson in an open letter. He stated that he would continue to work and that campaign signs will be kept, continuing to multiply. ‘”