Floyd Family Commissioned Autopsy Results Released
An autopsy commissioned for George Floyd’s family found that Floyd died of asphyxiation due to neck and back compression when a Minneapolis police officer kneeled on his neck for several minutes and ignored his cries of distress, the Floyd family’s attorneys said Monday.
Gov. Walz Calls on AG Ellison Prosecute George Floyd Case
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz says the state's attorney general will take the lead in any prosecutions in the death of George Floyd.
Authorities ID Grand Forks Officer Killed in Line of Duty
The first police officer to be killed in the line of duty in more than 50 years in one North Dakota city was shot multiple times by a man with an extensive criminal history.
Grand Forks Police Officer and Woman Killed by Gunman
A Grand Forks police officer died and a woman was shot dead as law officers attempted to serve eviction papers on a man in the North Dakota city.
Former Rochester Man Appointed to MN Supreme Court
Gov. Tom Walz has used his first appointment to the Minnesota Supreme Court to elevate Gordon Moore, a judge from southwestern Minnesota, to replace the retiring Associate Justice David Lillehaug.
Bonding Bill Linked to Fight Over Walz’s Emergency Powers
Minnesota House Republicans have vowed to block Gov. Tim Walz’s proposal to borrow money for public construction projects unless the Democrat ends his COVID-19 emergency powers.
Vikings Use Top Pick to Draft LSU Receiver
The Minnesota Vikings have taken LSU wide receiver Justin Jefferson with the 22nd overall pick in the NFL draft. They also traded down to select TCU cornerback Jeff Gladney with the 31st choice
COVID-19: Wisconsin Governor Extends Stay At Home Order
Gov. Tony Evers on Thursday closed all K-12 schools for the remainder of the academic year and extended Wisconsin’s stay-at-home order for another month.
Co-Pays and Deductibles Waived for COVID Related Care in MN
Many Minnesotans won't need to pay out of pocket if they need treatment for COVID-19, and the state will start releasing the names of most senior living and other long-term care centers hit by outbreaks of the disease, officials said Thursday.
City Council Set to Take Up Ethics Complaint and Vetoes
The Rochester City Council agenda for Monday includes continued discussion of an ethics complaint against 2nd Ward Councilmember Michael Wojcik.