Morning headlines: Millions of Minnesotans getting 'hero' pay starting today
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ST. PAUL — More than 1 million Minnesotans will receive checks of $487.45 in recognition of their work on the front lines during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Gov. Tim Walz on Monday, Oct. 3, announced the state will begin sending the checks to workers starting Wednesday. Workers eligible for “hero pay” included health care workers, meatpackers, janitors, teachers and others. Full story here.
Fargo eyes 5 options for fate of 'architectural masterpiece' in the way of flood levee construction
FARGO — City leaders and a north Fargo family are mulling potential options for the future of a house designed by Frank Lloyd Wright's granddaughter.
The house at 1458 S. River Road was designed and built by Elizabeth Wright Ingraham and her husband, Gordon Ingraham. Both studied under Wright, an iconic American architect. Full story here.
Andrew Sadek's family argues wrongful death suit isn't over
FARGO — An attorney for the family of Andrew Sadek, a college student turned confidential informant who died more than six years ago, went before the North Dakota Supreme Court on Tuesday, Oct. 4 , to defend their ongoing efforts to keep a wrongful death suit alive.
In their suit filed against Richland County and Sheriff’s Deputy Jason Weber, John and Tammy Sadek claimed their 20-year-old son, a North Dakota State College of Science student whose body was found in late June 2014 in the Red River north of Breckenridge, Minnesota, was misled when police recruited him to become an informant for drug investigators. Full story here.