In an effort to make it harder for out-of-state companies to exploit youth workers, the Minneapolis City Council Friday adopted new rules for door-to-door sales. The move, aimed at protecting consumers, will require door-to-door salespeople to wear a city-issued photo identification card.
Authorities now looking into MN lawmaker's report of assault
Video shows Rep. Nolan West being grabbed and pushed out of a public event.
COVID treatments: Essentia Health to help test 3 existing meds
The clinical trial includes the much-discussed drug ivermectin.
Suspect crashes into Minneapolis snow plow, fires shots at plow driver
The plow driver was pulled to the side of the road when the incident happened.
Coldest day of the winter is possible this week in Minnesota
An air temp of -30F isn't out of the question too far from the metro.
District fires school counselor accused of sexually assaulting student
He's been charged with felony criminal sexual conduct.
Authorities pinpoint source of CO that killed family of 7
The victims, all members of Hernandez-Pinto family, were found dead in a Moorhead home.
Photos: Winners of the World Snow Sculpting Championship in Stillwater
Twelve teams from around the world competed.
Court issues mixed ruling on PolyMet, orders more analysis on water permit
The court, however, overruled several challenges to the permit.
Police release images of woman driving stolen Audi that had puppy inside
It's not clear whether she was involved in the vehicle theft.
Fatal hit-and-run driver can avoid prison time with plea deal
He was charged with striking and killing a 56-year-old who was walking her dog.
Minneapolis residents push for stricter door-to-door salespeople rules
FOX 9 reports homeowners in several south metro neighborhoods are calling for the city to adopt a law that would force salespeople to wear ID badges as part of an effort to cut down on fraud.
Council vote makes Mpls. first in U.S. to support Obama's new immigration policy
A unanimous vote by the Minneapolis City Council Friday makes the city the first in the U.S. to support President Barack Obama’s new federal immigration policy, which allows undocumented youth to remain in the country. The city urges the Department of Homeland Security implement the immigration policy with the broadest, most-inclusive language possible.
Mpls. panel rejects Trader Joe's rezoning request
The Minneapolis City Council Zoning and Planning committee unanimously voted against a rezoning request for a new Trader Joe's grocery and liquor store in the Lyn-Lake neighborhood, the Star Tribune reports. The proposal now goes to the full Minneapolis City Council. City development staff recommended the rezoning be approved, but Council Member Meg Tuthill, who represents the proposed south Minneapolis location, says she doesn't believe in rezoning for one business.
New proposal to stop unlicensed door to door sales in Minneapolis
A Minneapolis proposal would apply stricter rules for door to door salespeople. Currently, salespeople must have a city-issued license, but are not required to display it. The proposed statute would require salespeople to wear ID badges at all times.
Minneapolis loosens rules on alcohol service near churches
Minneapolis City Council voted Friday to ease a restriction on restaurants and breweries that prohibited alcohol from being served within 300 feet of a house of worship.
Mpls. City Council takes measures to shut down Backpage adult section
The Minneapolis City Council Friday approved a resolution to close down the controversial adult section of the classified ads website Backpage.com. The Star Tribune says 20 child sex trafficking cases that Minneapolis police investigated so far this year involved juveniles advertised on the website.
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