Via Bring Me the News The Minneapolis Public Health and Safety Committee has been asked to hold an open hearing on Wednesday, August 24, regarding the Minneapolis Police Department’s use of drones. In 2020, a state law required that law enforcement agencies provide the opportunity for public comment before purchasing or using a drone.
Patrick Kennedy of the Star Tribune reports Jeff Harmening was chairman and CEO at General Mills Inc. as the company met all its financial goals. $12.285,188. Total compensation for the fiscal year ended May 31st.
Dana Thiede from KARE-11 is monitoring the fuel saving app FuelBuddy and reports for the first time, since March, that the national average price for unleaded fuel has fallen below the $4 mark. Many Minnesota stations currently fall below the $3.99 mark. One station in Buffalo is at $3.21 for unleaded and four others are at $3.23.
Shelby Lum and Lauran Neergaard at FOX 9 report researchers seek thousands of volunteers in Europe and the U.S. to test , the first possible vaccine against Lyme disease in twenty years.
Krystal Frasier of KSTP reports Minnetonka based BBQ Holdings. This company, which has over 200 franchised restaurants and more than 100 corporate-owned ones such as Famous Dave’s and Granite City Village Inn, , was purchased by MTY Food Group for $200 million .
Via WCCO Joe Ahlquist, a Post Bulletin photojournalist, took photos of Jared Kushner and Ivanka Donald as they walked through downtown Rochester Monday night.
Jon Bream, Star Tribune, recalls the star/actress Olivia Newton John’s 1978 visit in Olivia, Minnesota to serve as grand marshal for the town’s centennial celebration.
@olivianj RIP. She charted a plane at her expense to be grand marshal for the centennial parade in Olivia, MN.
— Jon Bream (@jonbream) August 8, 2022