Jun 10, 2024 - News

The Spoon: "Feeding Our Future" verdicts

Illustration of two spoons with text reading "Twin Cities" that changes to "MPLS" and "St. P."

Illustration: Brendan Lynch/Axios

🏛️ A federal jury delivered guilty verdicts on most charges faced by five of the seven defendants in the first Feeding Our Future trial. (Sahan Journal)

  • Two other defendants on trial for their alleged roles in the fraud scheme were acquitted of all charges.

A fourth person has died from injuries suffered in the May 30 shooting that claimed the lives of Minneapolis police officer Jamal Mitchell and two other people. (MPR News)

🗳️ The candidate filing period for a high-stakes special election that will determine control of the state Senate opens today. (Background via Axios)

  • Former DFL Sen. Ann Johnson Stewart already announced her intention to run for outgoing Sen. Kelly Morrison's seat. The district's 2022 GOP nominee Kathleen Fowke is also seen as a possible contender.

🏒 Local hockey icon Natalie Darwitz is out as general manager of PWHL Minnesota after reportedly butting heads with head coach Ken Klee. (Star Tribune)

🎤 Chart-topping singer-songwriter Noah Kahan played back-to-back shows in front of a packed (and young!) house at Xcel Energy Center this weekend.

  • Based on his social posts, he's a fan of our state and our state sport: "God I love Minnesota," Kahan wrote.
  • Our thought bubble: Well said!
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