As the television camera lights shine on Pat McLellan's face, he holds up a set of four sheets of paper, each a signed pledge from a gubernatorial candidate saying that they support expanding Minnesota's medical cannabis laws. He takes a breath, then spreads the papers out across the podium in fron ... More >>
Just after midnight Saturday morning, Minneapolis cops showed up at longtime community activist Al Flowers's South Side residence. Officers said they had a warrant to arrest his teenage daughter.Exactly what happened next remains the subject of controversy, but in any event, as the photo at the top ... More >>
Minneapolis Park Patrol Officer Brian Woodfill may still face discipline for wrongfully and roughly arresting Libertarian Party candidate for governor Chris Holbrook last Thursday, but the day after the incident he was back at work per usual.Or so we've been told by Dawn Sommers, communications dire ... More >>
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Yesterday, Libertarian Party candidate for governor Chris Holbrook was in a public park near Lake Calhoun gathering signatures for a petition drive aimed at getting him on the ballot in November when some Minneapolis Park Patrol officers called the Minneapolis Police Department.Both the Park Patrol ... More >>