WCCO Staff Report the new Minneapolis Community Safety commissioner Cedric Alexander released a statement saying he regrets the tone of his tweets. He had been involved in a Twitter debate with locals about what appeared to be criticism of “Operation Endeavor,” a city-wide public safety plan.
Kavita Kumar, from The Strib, reports Minnesota has seen a second quarter with declining economic output. This is “one of the most commonly-used indicators of a depression,” Kumar says.
Krystal Frasier, KSTP’s chief, reports people tried to enter Coon Rapids’ homecoming with weapons last night. They were stopped by police according to Coon Rapids High school’s principal.
Fred Melo, a Pioneer Press reporter reports Weiming Liu, a renowned urban planner and architect who designed Lowertown in St. Paul’s Lowertown, has died. Melo writes that Weiming Lu was raised in China to appreciate both the cultural continuity inherent in traditional Chinese structures as well as the nature-inspired, avant-garde designs of Frank Lloyd Wright.
KARE 11’s Dana Thiede reported that Mike Opat, a former Hennepin County commissioner, was stopped in Dayton on Wednesday night just before 10 p.m. for not coming to a complete stop at the stop sign.
Fox 9’s Maury Glaver has a sweet story about a Ramsey teenager with autism , who scored a perfect 300.