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.
Footloose! Duluth scraps Prohibition-era ban on unlicensed dancing
Establishments had to have a license to allow the public to dance.
2 armed suspects rob victim at U of M concert hall
The two suspects pointed guns at the victim.
Nine police agencies called in for crowd control after 2 shot in West St. Paul
Police say a large group "attempted to take control" of part of the crime scene.
Brooklyn Center approves $1.3M public safety budget, including policing reforms
The city will use some money from the police department for the new programs.
Snow impacting morning commute across southern Minnesota
A quick inch could make a bit of a mess on the roads.
Minnesota United star allegedly hit teen with gun in Argentina
The 26-year-old could face charges in Argentina.
Kirk Ciarocca returning to Gophers as offensive coordinator
The architect of the 2019 offense will look to revive the Gophers.
Klobuchar says Congress should pass law to protect abortion rights
Her comments came as the Supreme Court appears poised to weaken — or gut — Roe v. Wade
Hello, winter: List of the coldest wind chills in MN Monday morning
The state went from a relatively mild start of the season, to downright frigid wind chills.
1 CWD-positive deer in Brainerd Lakes area, so surveillance will continue
The CWD monitoring measures were supposed to end after this year.
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.
Mpls. approves strict rules for door-to-door salespeople
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.
In wake of Penn State scandal, Minnesota lawmaker proposes child abuse bill
Rep. Ryan Winkler is proposing a bill that would require anyone who knows or has reason to believe that a child or vulnerable adult is being abused to report what they know to law enforcement.
Union to offer new proposal to end Crystal Sugar lockout
The Grand Forks Herald reports the union representing 1,300 workers from around the Red River Valley plans to bring new proposals to the table in an attempt to end the lockout that has lasted for more than 70 days.
Minnesota students protest proposed cuts in federal grants
Students at Minnesota's state colleges and universities say they'd lose $76 million in aid if proposed cuts in the Pell Grant program are enacted. They're petitioning the Congressional delegation to reject the cuts, which they say would push students deeper into debt.
Obama administration proposes Christmas tree tax
Minnesota tree growers may soon have to cough up 15-cents per tree under a new proposal from the Obama administration. The new tax would fund the Christmas Tree Promotion Board -- a group of tree growers who want to promote real trees instead of artificial ones.
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