State budget process is broken

Well, they’ve done it again. Since the passage of Proposition 25 more than a decade ago, the California Legislature has passed what can only be described as fake budgets. The 2021-22 “budget” passed last week is no exception.
Despite the …

Business people: Sunday, June 20

ADVERTISING/PUBLIC RELATIONS
Bellmont Partners, Edina, announced that public relations counselor Maureen Cahill is joining the agency full-time as a partner, and Bridget Nelson Monroe, who has been with the agency since 2011 and vice president since 2015, has been promoted …

Explainer: What is the Catholic Communion controversy?

A committee of U.S. Catholic bishops is getting to work on a policy document that has stirred controversy among their colleagues before a word of it has even been written.
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops overwhelmingly approved the drafting …

Sunday coronavirus update: 9 new MN deaths, 127 new cases

Minnesota’s COVID-19 death toll is up to 7,545 with nine deaths reported Sunday, according to the Minnesota Department of Health.
Another 127 infections were reported, taking the total to 604,509.
The actual number of infections likely is much higher since …