Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz is again asking for federal help to rebuild from the unrest that followed George Floyd's death. Walz has requested a Small Business Administration disaster declaration that would free up low-interest loans to help property owners rebuild.
A judge has extended changes in Minnesota's absentee ballot rules to the November general election. The agreement allows Minnesota voters to submit their mail-in or absentee ballots in the Nov. 3 general election without witness signatures.
Two more COVID-19 testing events will be held on this week in northern Wisconsin. They will be held at the Iron River Community Center from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and at Lac du Flambeau Elementary School from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday.
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) is unreceptive to Republican-passed legislation that would require public schools to offer in-person instruction to students in kindergarten through fifth grade amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Police say a man who incited violence early in the protests following George Floyd's death is a member of the Hell’s Angels and an associate of the Aryan Cowboys biker gang. A Minneapolis police spokesman tells The Associated Press the investigation is open and active.
While visiting Minnesota, advisor to the president Ivanka Trump visited the of the first of seven offices dedicated to solving cold cases involving missing and murdered American Indians and Alaska Natives.
Wildlife officials say the gray wolf population in Michigan's Upper Peninsula appears to have stabilized. The latest biennial survey conducted this winter estimates the predator species’ population at 695, divided among 143 packs.
COGGS volunteers and Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute are collaborating in an effort to make the Duluth Traverse Trail accessible to all cyclists. They visited three sections of the trail with an off-road handcyclist to take inventory of spots that can better accommodate a universal design.