Tag Archives: Minnesota

Minnesota Cultist Drives Onto Lawn Of State Capitol To Disrupt Press Conference By Black State Rep [VIDEO]

Law & Crime reports: A Minnesota woman waving a “Trump 2024” out the window of an SUV drove onto the lawn of the State Capitol building Monday and interrupted a news conference being held in support of embattled Black state Democratic Rep. John Thompson, news outlets reported on Monday. Footage of the incident appears to show the woman driving onto …

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Dem MN Gov Restricts Ex-Gay Torture Of Minors, GOP Senate Leader Sent Own Child To Marcus Bachmann

The Minnesota Reformer reports: During a ceremonial signing on Thursday morning, DFL Gov. Tim Walz issued an executive order that will restrict so-called “conversion therapy” for minors, bypassing lawmakers in the GOP-led Senate who have blocked legislation to end the practice. The executive order is not as comprehensive as a previous DFL effort in the Legislature to outright ban the …

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REPORT: Chauvin Near Plea Deal On Federal Charges

Minneapolis’s CBS News affiliate reports: Sources tell WCCO that, as part of the plea, Chauvin could get a 20- to 25-year sentence, which he would serve at the same time as the state sentence, and that he would serve his time in federal not state prison. If convicted in federal court, Chauvin could face life in prison. Former Hennepin County …

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Charges Dropped For Trucker Who Drove Into Protesters

Law & Crime reports: A truck driver who drove his rig through a large crowd of demonstrators protesting the death of George Floyd on a Minnesota highway last summer will no longer face criminal charges, provided he does not get into trouble with the law for the next year. Bogdan Vechirko, 36, and prosecutors in Hennepin County reached a deal—called …

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Teen Who Filmed Floyd Murder Gets Special Pulitzer

ABC News reports: The Pulitzer Prizes recognize some of the year’s most important journalism. This year, someone who isn’t a professional journalist, but whose actions had as much impact as any, is among those being honored. Darnella Frazier, who filmed the death of George Floyd, received a special citation, Aminda Marqués González, co-chair of the Pulitzer Prize Board, announced Friday. …

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Man Pleads Guilty To Punching Reporter At Trump Rally

The St. Paul Pioneer Press reports: A Donald Trump supporter who was seen on video striking a Twin Cities photojournalist before the then-president’s Duluth rally last fall has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge. Duane Waldriff, 71, of Lamberton, Minn., entered the plea to a count of disorderly conduct at a virtual hearing Friday in St. Louis County District Court …

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Cultist Guilty In Golf Club Attack Over Biden Yard Sign

Minneapolis’s CBS News affiliate reports: A 50-year-old Lino Lakes man pleaded guilty Tuesday to attacking an elderly couple with a golf club and his fists over a Joe Biden campaign sign last November in White Bear Lake. The Ramsey County Attorney’s Office says Mark Anthony Ulsaker took a plea deal, which dropped the most serious charges against him: second-degree assault …

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Dem Minnesota Gov To Covidiots: Get Vaccinated So You’re Alive To Vote Against Me In The Next Election

“My message to folks is there’s a lot of good reasons to get vaccinated, but for some of them, you know, if you need another one, go get vaccinated so you’re alive to vote against me in the next election. “I don’t care. I just want to get it done. It’s not assuming these people are hesitant, they’re ideologically opposed. …

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Newsmax Promotes Man’s Illegal Trump Flag Featuring QAnon Slogan And JFK Jr, Trump’s “New Vice President”

Last month I reported that a Minnesota man declared that he’s ready to go to jail over his massive and illegal Trump flag flying from a construction crane over his business. Today Newsmax conducted a fawning interview after the man hoisted a new and even larger flag that features Trump’s name alongside his “new vice president” JFK Jr. Oh, and …

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GOP Keynoter: George Floyd’s Murder Was Planned

The Daily Beast reports: The keynote speaker at a Minnesota county Republican Party’s event last month told members that George Floyd’s murder at the hands of police was “planned since 2016.” On March 27, New Zealand author Trevor Loudon addressed an audience of hundreds of members of the Wabasha County Republican Party at a dinner in a church, the Bemidji …

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Minnesotans Face $800M Bill For Texas Energy Blackout

The Washington Post reports: With its ill-equipped natural gas systems clocked by the cold, Texas’s exports across the Rio Grande froze up and 4.7 million customers in northern Mexico went without electricity — more than in Texas itself. The spot price of gas jumped 30-fold as far west as Southern California. And all the way up by the Canadian border, …

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MN Bill Would Block Public Aid For Convicted Protesters

The Minnesota Daily reports: A new bill proposed in the Minnesota Legislature would make anyone convicted of a crime at a protest ineligible for student loans and many other forms of state financial aid. The bill, authored by Sen. David Osmek (R- Mound), states that “A person convicted of a criminal offense related to the person’s illegal conduct at a …

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Mask Refuser Hits Worker With Lumber, Strikes Cop With Hammer, Flees With Cop Hanging On, Survives

The Hill reports: A Minnesota man was arrested Wednesday for assault after he allegedly drove away while a police officer’s arm was trapped in his truck window. Luke Alvin Oeltjenbruns was stopped by law enforcement in Hutchinson, Minn., after they received reports that he had been involved in an altercation over a mask. During the incident, Oeltjenbruns allegedly hit a …

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Brooklyn Center Officer Charged With Second-Degree Manslaughter In Shooting Of Unarmed Black Motorist

CNN reports: A police officer who authorities say shot and killed a Black man in a Minneapolis suburb after a traffic stop has been charged with second-degree manslaughter, a prosecutor said Wednesday. Brooklyn Center police Officer Kim Potter is charged in Sunday’s shooting death of 20-year-old Daunte Wright, Washington County Attorney Pete Orput said. In Minnesota, second-degree manslaughter applies when …

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Obama: We Badly Need To Reimagine Policing In USA

A statement from former President Barack Obama: Our hearts are heavy over yet another shooting of a Black man, Daunte Wright, at the hands of police. It’s important to conduct a full and transparent investigation, but this is also a reminder of just how badly we need to reimagine policing and public safety in this country. The fact that this …

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Minnesota’s Brooklyn Center Police Chief And Officer Resign After Fatal Shooting Of Unarmed Black Motorist

The St. Paul Pioneer-Press reports: Brooklyn Center police officer Kim Potter resigned Tuesday, two days after she fatally shot 20-year-old Daunte Wright during a traffic stop. “I have loved every minute of being a police officer and serving this community to the best of my ability, but I believe it is in the best interest of the community, the department, …

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Minneapolis Rocked By Second Night Of Unrest [VIDEO]

The Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports: By shortly before 8 p.m. Monday, police began to warn demonstrators, who still numbered in the hundreds, that they were in violation of curfew. Authorities fired multiple rounds of tear gas, along with rubber bullets and flash grenades. Protesters dispersed from areas hit by tear gas were regrouping and retaliating by throwing water bottles and launching …

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Minnesota Police Say Latest Killing Of Black Man Was “Accidental Discharge,” Officer Meant To Fire Taser

The Associated Press reports: Police in a Minneapolis suburb where a Black man was fatally shot during a traffic stop say the officer who fired intended to use a Taser, not a handgun. Police Chief Tim Gannon described the shooting as “an accidental discharge.” The man identified by relatives as 20-year-old Daunte Wright died Sunday in Brooklyn Center, a city …

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Feds Arrest Trump Cultist Who Wanted To “Hunt Pigs”

The Associated Press reports: A Minnesota man whom authorities describe as a self-proclaimed member of the anti-government “boogaloo” movement and had an interest in killing police was charged Wednesday with illegal possession of a machine gun. A federal magistrate judge ordered Michael Dahlager, 27, of St. Cloud, to remain in custody. The complaint states that Dahlager told an informant he …

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Cultist Ready To Go To Jail Over Massive Trump Flag

Minneapolis’s CBS News affiliate reports: A Minnesota man refuses to take down a “Trump 2020” flag that’s in violation of city ordinance. Jay Johnson is flying the custom-made flag on a crane at his construction business in Buffalo. He says he took down the flag, which measures 50 feet by 30 feet, after the election — but decided to put …

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