Two Harbors voters oust Mayor Chris Swanson


Christa at the Star Tribune reports Two Harbors residents voted out embattled Mayor Chris Swanson with a large margin in a recall vote. After months of public scrutiny of his business dealings and his plan to build an underwater hotel on Lake Superior, Swanson is now facing a fierce wave of opposition. In addition, he admitted that he was on probation for abusing a 5-year old boy in 1990s.

Sheila MulrooneyEldred at Sahan Journal reports Zaynab Mohammed is now one step closer to becoming the first Black woman in Minnesota Senate. She beat Todd Scott in Tuesday’s DFL district 63A primary.

Alex Chhith of the Star Tribune reports two students are to be disciplined following an investigation that revealed they were behind two hateful notes discovered at the Prior Lake–Savage Area School on February.

Tommy Wiita, 19-year-old from Minneapolis, reports camp counsel McKenzie Kim Stolt. She was accused of having children pose in front of a target and then firing arrows at them. One boy was injured.

Also available from Bring Me the News To curb street racing, the City of Minneapolis added stickers with motivational messages such as “Glad You’re Here” to the bollards it placed downtown.

Courtney Godfrey at FOX 9 and Melissa Turtinen from FOX 9 are reporting that the Minnesota State Fair has asked the Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office to assist with security. The 100 police officers are short.

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