Duluth's rally coincided with one held in Sanford, Florida, the city where the 17-year-old was shot by a security volunteer who thought he looked suspicious. Duluth Superintendent Bill Gronseth says "it appears race was the difference between life and death" for Trayvon.
Boy found dead in trunk of car in Mound was kindergartner
"It is horrifying and difficult to process a tragedy of this magnitude, especially in our close-knit community," the superintendent wrote.
Man found yelling for help after being shot in Minneapolis
The shooting occurred on the 800 block of Elwood Avenue North at around 9:15 p.m.
Minneapolis North principal says she was fired, district says otherwise
“MPS requires schools to follow protocols in times like that and I did not,” Friestleben said.
UPDATE: Body found in vehicle trunk in Mound is that of a boy
Police say two people are in custody.
Brave New Workshop cancels shows due to COVID-19 cases
The shows were scheduled for Friday and Saturday at the Brave New Workshop Comedy Theatre.
Body of missing U of M student found in Mississippi River
Austin Retterath was last seen alive in the morning hours of May 8.
Summer mural events to bring together community, shine light on MN artists
The 2022 Chroma Zone Mural & Art Festival will take place this weekend in St. Paul's Creative Enterprise Zone, with ensuing events happening this summer.
Gallery: Remodeled lakeside home in Prior Lake on market for $2.8M
It offers privacy at the end of a dead-end road fronting onto Lower Prior Lake.
Carjacking outside ice arena in Golden Valley under investigation
Golden Valley PD confirmed it received a report of a carjacking Monday evening.
Signs that MN Legislature could move to loosen liquor laws
A provision was approved by a legislature committee on Thursday but still awaits a final decision from the House and Senate.
U.S. Bank Stadium looking to hire 400 part-time workers
A hiring fair will be held for the positions.
Duluth schools superintendent on leave, investigation underway
WDIO reports the Duluth school board met behind closed doors late Monday night to discuss "possible allegations or charges" against the school district chief. Board members would not share any details beyond confirming the superintendent is on paid leave and an investigation is underway.
Duluth school board wants interim superintendent to stay on
Bill Gronseth has been Duluth's interim School Superintendent for the past month. Now the School Board wants him to take over as the successor to I.V. Foster, who resigned after failing to gain a superintendent's license in Minnesota.
Groups frustrated with lack of access to Duluth superintendent
Some community and school district leaders tell the Duluth News Tribune that superintendent I.V. Foster sometimes cancels meetings and is often inaccessible. The city's mayor says he thinks Foster is "a good person and his heart is in the right place" but he does not seem interested in engaging the community. Earlier this week the school board placed Foster on leave and launched an investigation for undisclosed reasons.
Hoodie sweatshirts become symbol of protest at Minneapolis rally
Hundreds of people wearing hooded sweatshits turned out at a march and rally at the University of Minnestoa. The gathering was an expression of solidarity with an unarmed Florida teenager shot and killed by a self-appointed neighborhood watchman.
Duluth school superintendent has no Minnesota license, is under investigation
Duluth school Superintendent I.V. Foster is on paid leave while he is the subject of an investigation. He also has been serving in the post without the required license from the state.
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