to 2 1/2 years imprisonment
Stephen Montemayor, Star Tribune reports Senior U.S. district Judge Paul Magnuson sentenced a former Minneapolis police officer Thomas Lane to 2 1/2 years imprisonment in a federal civil rights case related to the 2020 murder of George Floyd.
Via WCCO: Sen. Tina Smith claims she tested positive for COVID-19, and is suffering mild symptoms.
Ben Pagani from KARE-11 reports the state’s unemployment rates dropped to 1.8% in December, while Minnesota added only 100 jobs. This is the lowest ever recorded rate.
Jennifer Cherrier, Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder, interviews Jai Hanson , Hennepin County Sheriff Candidat: “Whether responding for 911 calls or responding for calls for service calls, that interaction with the community really helps me see what’s happening from the ground-level and what needs to happen.”
Mike Hughlett, Star Tribune reports Xcel Energie plans for a 140-mile powerline in Minnesota. This line would house several new wind and/or solar farms. It runs from Becker in Minnesota to Lyon County in South.
Daniel Vaughn from Texas Monthly rated the BBQ offerings in Minnesota. After spending a few days in Minnesota I can confidently say that Kansas City is only half the way to some of my favorite barbecues.