Excessive Heat Warning in effect for Twin Cities subway

The Pioneer Press reports: “Suffocating heat and humidity will descend on southern Minnesota and western Wisconsin on Tuesday. Heat advice has been posted for that area† In the more developed seven-county Twin Cities metropolitan area, an extreme heat warning will be in effect from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday. Dangerously hot conditions with heat index values ​​up to 103 are expected in the urban area. …More than 100 million Americans are being warned to stay indoors if possible as high temperatures and humidity settle in the states stretching through parts of the Gulf Coast to the Great Lakes and east to the Carolinas.”

Says Jeremiah Jacobson for KARE-TV, “Multiple Schools in Minneapolis move to e-learning day on Tuesday due to extreme heat in the weather forecast. The heat index will rise above 100 on Tuesday. The district said school buildings that are not fully air-conditioned will have e-learning.”

The AP reports: “The Minnesota Department of Health has taken control of a healthcare facility on Pine Island as a growing list of unpaid bills could threaten critical services for its residents† The Ramsey County District Court in St. Paul recently issued a temporary injunction allowing the state to protect residents of the Pine Haven Care Center while resolving operations and management issues. State health officials have arranged for Pathway Health, a management organization, to stabilize operations at the facility in southeastern Minnesota, support staff and ensure residents receive quality care. Pine Haven has 52 residents and is licensed for 70 beds.”

Also in the Pioneer Press, Frederick Melo writes: “In no uncertain terms, St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter and city attorney, Waste Management, have said that the company’s garbage and garden waste subscription services have been falling short of expectations for months.† Garbage bags are no longer collected with overflowing bins as fines pile up for hundreds of missed collections. Problems appear to have intensified in November, but repeated attempts to get the city’s primary garbage truck to catch up with failed collections have failed, the mayor said. … The city has already assessed $81,200 in liquidated damage to the Houston, Texas-based garbage truck, the largest garbage disposal company in the nation.

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This from KSTP-TV: “CCharges were filed earlier this month in northern Minneapolis in northern Minneapolis against the parents of a 3-year-old boy who was shot in the abdomen. Police were initially called to North Memorial Medical Center around 8:45 PM on June 5 after receiving a report that a 3-year-old boy with a seemingly life-threatening gunshot wound had arrived with his parents. … A search warrant for the residence where the shooting was reported was obtained and officers found a deflated cartridge case in the bedroom, a bullet on the floor, a black shoulder holster with a 10mm magazine, an extended magazine, a .40 caliber drum magazine, a gun safe, a Glock rifle box with a magazine with 10mm ammunition, a plastic firefighter holster and a Smith and Wesson pistol with a sharp weapon in the room and a magazine with extra cartridges.

In the Star Tribune, Joy Summers and Sharyn Jackson write: “Sean Sherman and Dana Thompson, owners of the groundbreaking Owamni restaurant in Minneapolis, won the highly competitive National Best New Restaurant award at the James Beard Awards Monday night in Chicago.† The category recognizes a restaurant that “opened in 2020 or 2021 that is already demonstrating excellence in cuisine and hospitality and is likely to have a significant impact in the coming years.”

Jennifer Hoff of KARE 11 reports: “Fans of a popular drive-in movie theater wonder if it will ever open this season — or not at all† Vali-Hi is the last remaining of its kind in the area. As of now, the website does not list any impressions and the phone number listed just keeps ringing. Jim Trost lives nearby and said the location prompted him to buy a house there in February.”

Ross Raihala writes in the Pioneer Press:Meteorologist Eric Ahasic in Minneapolis opened his second week with ‘Jeopardy!’ Monday hit another $26,800, bringing his six-day total to $160,601. Host Mayim Bialik opened the show by checking off Ahasic’s performance to date. He averaged 24 correct answers per game, found 13 of the 15 available daily doubles and won enough money to secure his win in four out of five matches. “These are the performance stats of a potential super champion,” Bialik announced.

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