Salvation Army teams up with Vikings to fight homelessness

6:00 p.m. Next weather reportWCCO meteorologist Lisa Meadows said there could be a few thunderstorms overnight, with summer heat and humidity next week.

This Saturday, visit any MN state park for freeThe Department of Natural Resources started doing this years ago, and it’s become even more popular in the last two years.

Mill District neighbors are raising funds to hire an additional patrol officerMill District, known for the Stone Arch Bridge and the Guthrie Theatre, started fundraising to feel safer.

Still no arrests in 2020 for carjacking that left victim in a wheelchairBen Schmid is miraculously alive after an unspeakably violent carjacking in July 2020 just blocks from George Floyd Square in south Minneapolis.

5 p.m. Next weather reportThe rain sets in overnight, and after that comes the heat.

Portion control, raising interest rates among limited options to stop inflationTo help stabilize costs – for themselves and for consumers – some companies engage in “shrinkflation”, where they reduce their products but list them at the same price.

Heads of state and advocates commemorate new law named in honor of Abby HonoldThe law is designed to improve how law enforcement responds to cases of domestic violence and sexual assault.

Man accused of attempted murder of his wife escapes from prisonA northern Minnesota man, in jail and accused of killing his wife, now faces new charges for allegedly attacking several jail officers and trying to escape.

Blue-green algae rebloom at Lake Hiawatha, Lake HarrietA potentially harmful algae is growing in some Minneapolis lakes.

Salvation Army teams up with Vikings to fight homelessnessThe Minnesota Vikings are teaming up with the Salvation Army to raise money to help fight rising homelessness in Minnesota. The fundraiser will feature nearly 300 volunteers who will rappel down the side of the Omni Vikings Lake Hotel in July.

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Judy Garland would have been 100 todayWe remember our own Minnesota star. Judy Garland would have been 100 today.

Next midday weather reportA chance of rain on Saturday, reports Mike Augustyniak.

DIY gardening: FertilizerRebecca Kolls breaks down plant nutrition.

The Tony Awards Are Set for Sunday: Here’s What to ExpectThe Tony Awards will light up Radio City Music Hall on Sunday.

‘Abby Honold Act’: New law aims to improve law enforcement response to sexual violenceAdvocates and state leaders are applauding a new law named for a Minnesota rape survivor — designed to improve how law enforcement responds to domestic violence and sexual assault cases.

‘Free Park Day’ set for SaturdayState parks will be free to visit this weekend. John Lauritsen gives us a preview of the “Free Parks Day” scheduled for Saturday.

Surly Brewing Company launches new collection of beersJust in time for summer, Surly Brewing Company offers a new collection of beers.

A local nurse writes memoirs about working on the front lines of the pandemicAmanda Peterson shares her experiences working as a nurse during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Chalk artists come to the Twin Cities for the festivalChalkfest in Arbor Lakes features sidewalk chalk art by professionals, amateurs and art enthusiasts on Saturday and Sunday.

9 a.m. Next weather reportA few spotty showers move into northern Minnesota on Friday, but the bulk of the rain will arrive overnight.

NASA assembles a team to study UFOsNASA plans to look into a long-standing mystery.

Are electric vehicles worth it financially?Auto experts say it’s too early to tell whether record high gasoline prices will increase demand for electric vehicles in Minnesota.

Police: A man in his thirties killed in N. Mpls. ShootingA man believed to be in his 30s died after a shooting in north Minneapolis Thursday night, police say.

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