>>Protesters to Demand “No Attacks on Iran” at Senator Klobuchar’s Office

(Minneapolis, MN) — Anti-war protesters converge on Senator Amy Klobuchar’s downtown Minneapolis office later today (Mon 5pm) to demand “no attacks on Iran by the United States or Israel. They are also calling for President Biden stop arming Israel “while its genocidal offensive on Palestinians in Gaza escalates and threatens to expand the regional war.” It comes after Klobuchar posted that “Iran is an authoritarian regime that… denies Israel’s right to exist and threatens the stability of the entire region” and she says the U-S and allies “are working to defend against Iranian aggression.” President Biden has reportedly told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that Washington would not participate in any offensive action against Iran.


>>Groundbreaking for $20 Million National Guard Readiness Center in New Ulm

(New Ulm, MN) — Construction is now underway on a new 20-millon-dollar Minnesota National Guard Readiness Center in New Ulm. The first shovels of dirt were turned on the 40-thousand-square-foot facility during a ceremony on Saturday. Guard officials say the new readiness center will house 215 personnel and nearly 90 vehicles. It will replace the more than 100-year-old National Guard Armory in New Ulm. The project is expected to be completed in about a year and a half.


>>C.A.R.E. St. Peter Workers Picket Against Proposed Closure

(St. Peter, MN) — Local 404 union leaders and St. Peter Community Addiction Recovery Enterprise workers are picketing outside their facility today (Mon 1 pm) to raise awareness of the state’s proposal to shut down the program. C.A.R.E. representatives say they’re calling on the Department of Human Services (DHS), Governor Tim Walz, and state legislators to fully fund the “lifesaving treatments and programs” run at the chemical dependency treatment facility at a time “when drug addiction is on the rise.”


>>2 Women Killed in Pickup vs. UTV Crash in Benton County

(Foley, MN) — Two women are dead after a crash between a pickup and a U-T-V Saturday afternoon near Foley in the St. Cloud area. The Benton County Sheriff’s Office says the U-T-V was engulfed in flames and witnesses pulled the two women from the vehicle. They both died at the scene. Deputies say the truck driver – Todd Henke of Foley – wasn’t hurt in the crash but suffered minor injury trying to help the victims. Their names haven’t been released. The preliminary investigation indicates the U-T-V was going down the middle of the road at high speeds before the collision.


>>Woman Arrested for Alleged Stabbing in Aurora on Iron Range

(Aurora, MN) — A 27-year-old woman is in custody in connection with a stabbing Sunday afternoon in Aurora on the Iron Range. The East Range Police Department says a 63-year-old man was found with an apparent stab wound to the abdomen and airlifted to a Duluth hospital. No word on his current condition. The suspect ran from the scene and officers warned residents to remain indoors because she was considered was armed and dangerous. A K-9 officer helped locate the woman hiding in a wooded area. She was arrested and received medical attention for minor injuries.


>>Carver County Assault Victim Dies Before Person of Interest Found Dead

(Chanhassen, MN) — Carver County investigators are reporting that an assault victim and a possible suspect are both dead following an incident in Chanhassen. The sheriff’s office says a 33-year-old man died after a violent assault in the garage of his parents’ home Friday afternoon. Deputies say a person of interest was identified and later located dead inside a home in Minneapolis. Authorities say it appears to be an isolated incident. No names have been released.


>>17-Year-Old Shot in St. Cloud Airlifted to Twin Cities Hospital

(St. Cloud, MN) — Police in St. Cloud are investigating a shooting that left a 17-year-old hospitalized. Officers say the boy was shot in the torso around 2:30 a-m Sunday at a gas station and the suspect took off. The teen was taken to St. Cloud Hospital and later airlifted to a Twin Cities hospital in critical but stable condition. Investigators say a group of people were fighting when someone pulled out a gun and shot the victim. A weapon was recovered in the parking lot.


>>Animal Humane Society Prepping for Walk for Animals at State Fairgrounds

(Falcon Heights, MN) — The Animal Humane Society’s annual Walk for Animals is less than three weeks away. A-H-S spokesperson Brittany Baumann says the May 4th event is their biggest fundraiser of the year and there will be thousands of people and their pets on the State Fairgrounds. She says you can bring any pet you like if it has a leash or is contained in some way. Baumann says fundraising is kicking into high gear for the Walk for Animals teams. There will be 70 animal-related vendors, food trucks, live music, and other activities on the State Fairgrounds.


>>Suns Blow Out Wolves in Regular Season Finale at Target Center

(Minneapolis, MN) — The Minnesota Timberwolves lost their final regular season game 125-106 to Phoenix at Target Center Sunday and will have to face the Suns in the N-B-A playoffs. The Wolves had a chance to secure the top spot in the Western Conference before getting blown out by Phoenix. Rudy Gobert led Minnesota with 21 points and seven rebounds. The number-three seed Timberwolves will host the sixth-seeded Suns in Game 1 of the playoffs on Saturday. Phoenix won all three matchups with Minnesota during the regular season.





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