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Welcoming Schools Film “What Can We Do?” Now Streaming.

Post submitted by Kimmie Fink, Welcoming Schools Consultant HRC Foundation’s Welcoming Schools is pleased to announce that for back to school season, our film, What Can We Do? Bias, Bullying & Bystanders, is now streaming on our website. The 12-minute training video will be a permanent fixture on our website to assist ...

- Human Rights Campaign - US

Acclaimed modernist architect Gunnar Birkerts dies at 92.

Gunnar Birkerts, an internationally acclaimed modernist architect who designed buildings including the Federal Reserve Bank in Minneapolis, the Corning Museum of Glass in Corning, New York, and the University of … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

We Left Richard In North Dakota': Belle & Sebastian Abandons Drummer At Walmart.

With a gig looming in Minnesota, Scottish band Belle & Sebastian found themselves without a drummer — because they accidentally left him one state away at a Walmart in North Dakota. The band was passing through Dickinson, ND, on Monday night when they decided to stop at a Walmart to grab some water. That's when, B&S ...

- The Consumerist - US

Acclaimed modernist architect Gunnar Birkerts dies at 92.

Gunnar Birkerts, an internationally acclaimed modernist architect who designed buildings including the Federal Reserve Bank in Minneapolis, the Corning Museum of Glass in Corning, New York, and the University of Michigan Law Library, has died. He was 92.

- WRAL.com - US

Acclaimed modernist architect Gunnar Birkerts dies at 92.

NEEDHAM, Mass. — Gunnar Birkerts, an internationally acclaimed modernist architect who designed buildings including the Federal Reserve Bank in Minneapolis, the Corning Museum of Glass in Corning, New York, and the University of Michigan Law Library, has died. He…

- Billings Gazette - US

WATCH: Kate Bolduan nails Virginia GOPer for appearing with top white nationalist just 5 months ago.

Corey Stewart , the Minnesota-born, Confederacy-loving Republican who plans to run against Sen. Tim Kaine in next year's Virginia Senate race , found himself cornered during an interview with CNN's Kate Bolduan on Thursday. During a discussion on last week's whit...

- The Raw Story - US

Couple's arranged marriage turned into 19-year 'love story'.

ST. PAUL, Minn. " A Minnesota couple who began their life together through an arranged marriage nearly 20 years ago are about to renew their vows.For David and Elizabeth Weinlick, Friday's ceremony will happen at the Mall of...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Minnesota releases review on disputed Enbridge oil pipeline.

- Townhall.com - US

Review: Minnesota properly handled football suspensions.

The University of Minnesota followed law and policy properly when it suspended 10 football players last fall following an accusation of sexual assault, according to an external review commissioned by … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Review: Minnesota properly handled football suspensions.

MINNEAPOLIS — The University of Minnesota followed law and policy properly when it suspended 10 football players last fall following an accusation of sexual assault, according to an external review commissioned by the university's Board of Regents.

- Billings Gazette - US

Review: Minnesota properly handled football suspensions.

- Townhall.com - US

Minnesota attorney general accuses 2 companies of scamming veterans, seniors

The Minnesota attorney general's office Wednesday filed suit against two companies that required veterans and senior citizens to sign over significant portions of their monthly pension payments in exchange for loans of relatively small sums, often to cover household emergencies and basic living expenses.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Ex-beauty queen convicted of stealing from Macy's, may be headed to prison

A former Minnesota beauty pageant queen has been convicted for switching the price tags on clothing she bought from Macy's.

- FOX News - US

The implied probability of a stock market crash seems wrong

Scott Olson/Getty ImagesOne more from that James Montier GMO letter I linked to yesterday. And I totally agree with this point… Markets appear to be governed by complacency at the current juncture. Indeed, looking at the options market, it is possible to imply the expected probability of a significant decline in ...

- Business Insider - US

Minnesota family celebrates grandma's birthday with pilgrimage to Utah

Jim Buchta of The Star Tribune recently wrote about how he and his family visited the Colorado River after his mom expressed...

- Deseret News - US

FBI Offering $30K Reward For Info On Minnesota Mosque Bombing

MINNEAPOLIS — The FBI is offering a $30,000 reward for information in the bombing of a Minnesota mosque earlier this month. The FBI's Minneapolis Division announced the reward in a tweet Wednesday. The FBI says finding whoever was responsible for the Aug. 5 explosion at the Dar Al-Farooq Islamic Center in ...

- TPM News - US

Rep. Keith Ellison blasts Trump, but says Democrats have a lot of work to do

The Minnesota Democrat wants his party to get back to grass-roots campaigning.

- Washington Post - US

Minnesota neo-Nazis fired from diner after resident exposes them posing in full SS regalia

The post-Charlottesville racist outing has claimed two more neo-Nazis. According to the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, two neo-Nazis in Minneapolis, Minnesota were fired from the diner they worked for after being photographed in what appears to be World War II-era SS uniforms. Hours after the mens'...

- The Raw Story - US

FBI offers $30K reward for info in Minnesota mosque bombing

- Townhall.com - US

Minneapolis police reviewing punching of handcuffed man

Minneapolis police are investigating a video that appears to show two uniformed city officers standing by as a bouncer repeatedly punches a handcuffed man lying facedown outside a downtown strip club.

- FOX News - US

Review: Minnesota handled football suspensions properly

MINNEAPOLIS — An outside review says the University of Minnesota followed law and policy properly when it suspended 10 football players last fall following an accusation of sexual assault.

- Billings Gazette - US

Correction: Economy-Jobs Report story

WASHINGTON " In a story Aug. 4 about the government's July jobs report, The Associated Press referred erroneously to Aaron Sojourner, an economist at the University of Minnesota, as Andrew Sojourner.A corrected version of the...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

WATCH: Video shows Minneapolis police watching as bouncer punches handcuffed man

Minneapolis police said Tuesday they have been investigating a video which appears to show an incident from early Sunday morning in which two uniformed officers watch as a bouncer punching a handcuffed man lying face down. The video is said to be filmed outside a downtown strip club named Augie̵...

- The Raw Story - US

Minnesota may change how it grades school performance

- Education Week - US

Minnesota test results in reading, math see little change

- Education Week - US

2 dead after explosion at Minneapolis school

- Education Week - US

2 missing after explosion, collapse at Minneapolis school

- Education Week - US

UMD College Republicans blasted for sharing white nationalist propaganda on their Facebook page

College Republicans at the University of Minnesota Duluth have drawn criticism for Facebook posts celebrating white nationalism and colonialism. “UMD stands firmly against white supremacy, bigotry, and violence,” Chancellor Lendley Black told WDIO. Several Facebook posts were deleted and...

- The Raw Story - US

Minnesota agents find no evidence in slain woman's home

MINNEAPOLIS — Court documents show Minnesota investigators found nothing when they searched the home of an Australian woman shortly after she was fatally shot by a Minneapolis police officer.

- Billings Gazette - US

Target expands its next-day 'everyday essentials' delivery service, Target Restock

A day after Target announced the acquisition of transportation technology company Grand Junction, the retailer this morning is expanding its next-day delivery service, Target Restock. Announced this spring, and then opened to select customers in June, the new service is now available in its first markets outside the reach ...

- TechCrunch - US

94-year-old installs pool in his backyard for the neighborhood kids

Keith Davison turned his grief into a gift for the children in his Morris, Minnesota, neighborhood. The 94-year-old retired judge's wife of 66 years, Evy, died from cancer in April 2016, and his life changed in an instant — he became lonely and accustomed to the silence. "You cry a lot," he told WXIA. "That's just the ...

- The Week - US

In a heartbreaking open letter, a father denounces his son's participation in the Charlottesville white nationalist rally

In a letter published Monday on the North Dakota-Minnesota news site Inforum, a father called his son out by name for participating in the white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend. "We have been silent up until now, but now we see that this was a mistake. It was the silence of good people that ...

- The Week - US

'Come to Minnesota' and meet our National Guard: Bush era ethics lawyer taunts white nationalists

Appearing On MSNBC's “AM Joy,” one of President Donald Trump's biggest Republican critics trashed the so-called “Alt-Right” white nationalists and challenged them to attempt to march in his home state of Minnesota where they would be greeted by the National Guard....

- The Raw Story - US

Bernetta Kouba retires, at 91, after a five-year stint delivering newspapers for The Winona Daily News in Minnesota

Winona Daily News: Bernetta Kouba retires, at 91, after a five-year stint delivering newspapers for The Winona Daily News in Minnesota  —  If she isn't working, Bernetta Kouba hardly knows what to do with herself.  —  A divorcee and a mother of three, Kouba spent 20 years in the finance department at City ...

- Mediagazer - US

Father: Woman killed by officer was 'ripped from our arms'

MINNEAPOLIS — The father and the fiance of an Australian woman shot to death by a Minneapolis police officer responding to her 911 call grieved at a public memorial service Friday night, the same time the family had planned to be on a plane to her wedding.

- Yahoo! News - US

The Latest: Judge OKs search warrant for officers' phones

MINNEAPOLIS " The Latest on memorial for Australian woman shot and killed by a Minneapolis police officer :12:25 p.m.A judge has approved a search warrant for investigators to examine the smartphones of two...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Father of Australian woman shot and killed by officer says she was 'ripped from our arms'

The father and the fiance of an Australian woman, Justine Damond, shot to death by a Minneapolis police officer responding to her 911 call grieved at a public memorial service Friday night.

- FOX News - US

Mall of America celebrates its 25th anniversary

MINNEAPOLIS " The biggest mall in the United States is celebrating its 25th anniversary with cupcakes and party hats. The Star Tribune reports that the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minnesota, will attempt...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Justine Damond's family gather for a memorial instead of a wedding

Justine Damond's American fiance Don and their friends and family should have been heading for a wedding in Hawaii — instead they will today gather for a memorial near her home in Minneapolis, after she was shot by police.

- ABC News - AU

'You have stolen my daughter': Justine Damond remembered at US memorial

Mourners gather at a lake-front stage in Minneapolis to remember the Australian woman shot dead by a police officer last month, with her father choking back tears as he describes being "crushed by sorrow".

- ABC News - AU

The Latest: Fiance says it was 'a privilege to love Justine'

The Latest on memorial for Australian woman shot and killed by a Minneapolis police officer : 8:05 p.m. The fiance of Justine Damond, an Australian woman shot and … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Father: Woman killed by officer was 'ripped from our arms'

The father and the fiance of an Australian woman shot to death by a Minneapolis police officer responding to her 911 call grieved at a public memorial service Friday night, … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Hundreds Mourn Australian Shot by Minnesota Cop

The fiancé of Justine Damond, an Australian woman shot and killed by a Minneapolis police officer, told more than 200 mourners "it felt like a privilege" to love her. Don Damond spoke Friday night at a memorial held in southwest Minneapolis.         

- USA TODAY - US

Father: Woman killed by officer was 'ripped from our arms'

The father and the fiance of an Australian woman shot to death by a Minneapolis police officer responding to her 911 call grieved at a public memorial service held at the same time the family had planned to be on a plane heading to her wedding.

- Hawaii News Now - US

Father: Woman killed by officer was 'ripped from our arms'

The father and the fiance of an Australian woman shot to death by a Minneapolis police officer responding to her 911 call grieved at a public memorial service Friday night, the same time the family had planned to be on a plane to her wedding.

- WRAL.com - US

The Latest: Fiance says it was 'a privilege to love Justine'

MINNEAPOLIS — The Latest on memorial for Australian woman shot and killed by a Minneapolis police officer :

- Billings Gazette - US

Father: Woman killed by officer was 'ripped from our arms'

MINNEAPOLIS — The father and the fiance of an Australian woman shot to death by a Minneapolis police officer responding to her 911 call grieved at a public memorial service Friday night, the same time the family had planned…

- Billings Gazette - US

Justine Damond's dad: 'You have stolen our daughter and ripped her from our arms'

The father of an Australian woman shot and killed by a Minneapolis police officer choked back tears at her public memorial service as he talked about the pain of the loss of his daughter, Justine Damond.

- Stuff - NZ

'Ripped from our arms': Family, friends mourn Australian woman killed by Minneapolis police

The father and the fiance of an Australian woman shot to death by a Minneapolis police officer responding to her 911 call grieved at a public memorial service Friday night, the same time the family had planned to be on a plane to her wedding. Justine Damond's father, John Ruszczyk, choked back...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

The Latest: Fiance says it was 'a privilege to love Justine"

The Latest on memorial for Australian woman shot and killed by a Minneapolis police officer : 12:25 p.m.

- FOX News - US

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