Fox 9 reports: ,Police say there was some sort of conflict between two drivers in Maple Grove on Easter Sunday on I-94. ended in a fatal shooting near, Officers found the victims inside a vehicle on the side of the road along I-94 near Maple Grove Parkway shortly before 3 p.m., after receiving a 911 call for a shooting. 911 calls reported a ‘dispute between two motorists’ in the area of County Road 30 and Garland Lane. Police say it appears that one of the people involved in the incident opened fire on another vehicle.
On bringing me news, Joe Nelson reports,According to Mexican media, a Minnesota husband and wife who visited the family in Mexico were killed when a group of motorcycle-borne men shot them at a tourist destination in Puerto Escondido., The double murder took place on April 7 with The Oaxaca Post Reporting The family in Minnesota about the murder on Friday has identified the victims as Leticia Carrillo, 48, and Miguel Abrego, 49, who are from Coon Rapids.
Also in Star Tribune Randy First and Matt McKinney To write: “Ramsey County Sheriff Bob Fletcher, no stranger to controversy, has ignited another with his department’s proposal to coordinate a metropolitan effort to fight violent crime — with a focus on carjacking — that the state will be funded by $3 million in US money., Under the plan, Fletcher would disperse state funds to pay officials from other agencies. The bill is included in the Senate’s comprehensive public safety package, although it has not been heard in the House and will likely be debated in a convention committee. The measure says the state’s Public Safety Commissioner will report to the Legislature about how the money is spent. ,
Fox 9. than even,Police are asking gun owners to keep their weapons safe after a 10-year-old boy was shot dead inside an apartment building in downtown Minneapolis on Friday night., According to the Minneapolis Police Department, officers responded to a gunfight at around 11:35 p.m. inside an apartment building located on the 300 block of Hennepin Avenue. When they arrived, officers saw a boy who had been shot. Preliminary investigations indicate that the boy and a ‘member of the teenage family’ were alone in the apartment when the shooting took place.
For Star Tribune, Burle Gillard writes,Minnesota’s med-tech economy is closely tied to a surprising place: Australia. Despite the 15-hour time difference, there is a strong and growing link between Australian and Minnesota med-tech companies. Several Australian companies are adding jobs here and bargaining with contract medical-device companies in Minnesota. The strength and depth of Minnesota’s med-tech economy is a huge highlight.”
In Pioneer Press, Frederick Melo writes,It started with Snoopy, Charlie Brown and Lucy in colorful Hmong dresses. But what began as a friendly effort to celebrate the Southeast Asian community in both Minnesota and China resulted in a member of the St. Paul City Council calling for an investigation, at least temporarily, for a Chinese man in Lake Phallen. Stopped efforts to expand the park., Lake Phallen-area resident William Zazycek, former 3M industrial tape engineer and president of the Minnesota China Friendship Garden Society, said: ‘It’s really sad.
Ben Henry reports for KSTP-TV: “A major commitment was made Friday to the future of senior citizens graduating North Community High School in Minneapolis. In front of nearly 100 seniors at North High, Pillsbury United Communities announced $1 million has been raised in scholarship funds for graduates, which comes to about $10,000 per student. … Over the years, students from across the state have faced challenges they were never faced with. But students in North Minneapolis have their own unique struggles, including an attack of violence that includes the murder of their classmate Deshaun Hill Jr.
At Pioneer Press, Mary Devine writes,On April 5, Lake Elmo City Council banned new plates in a section of the city’s south due to concerns about the city’s water supply., The one-year moratorium prohibits new plates for both residential and commercial development — an area of the city located between Keats Avenue, Manning Avenue, Interstate 94 and the Union Pacific Railroad track in the city’s Old Village area. City officials say they had no choice but to enforce the moratorium after the city’s request to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to amend the water appropriation permit in May 2021. ,
KSTP-TV also reports,a couple years construction project Back up will start this week in St. Paul, At 9 a.m. Monday, crews will begin closing lanes on either side of Interstate 94 between Marion Street and Interstate 35E. On Tuesday, the ramps from 12th Street to southbound I-35 and westbound I-94 will be closed, and more ramps will be closed the following day. The Minnesota Department of Transportation says motorists should expect major delays in the area.
Sarah McClelland writes for Star Tribune,The Wilds needed only one point to secure a playoff berth, a box he checked when the team wrapped regulation tied with the Sharks., But the second point the team scored minutes later was even more significant. Not only did this mean that Wilde avoided being upset by a downtrodden San Jose squad that had dropped nine in a row, but also kept the team from being engaged 5-4 in overtime on Sunday in front of 19,029 at the Xcel Energy Center. No damage was done. Grounds for the Blues in the Central Division during the ongoing fight for a home-ice advantage. ,