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Walz Proposes Tax Hikes on the Rich to Balance State Budget

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Gov. Tim Walz proposed raising taxes on the wealthiest Minnesotans and large companies Tuesday to help plug a projected $1.28 billion gap in the next two-year budget while increasing spending on education and on helping the state…

Midday Update 1-26-21

FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Meteorologist Ken Slama provide a look at news and weather making headlines Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021.

Updated COVID-19 Numbers: Tuesday, January 26

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota health officials reported 727 new cases of COVID-19 in Minnesota on Tuesday morning bringing the total confirmed COVID cases to 456,490 in the state. Health officials also reported 8 news deaths bringing the death total…

Rate of Guns Seized at Airport Checkpoints Jumped in 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — There were fewer air travelers in the United States last year, but a higher percentage of them were carrying guns. The Transportation Security Administration said Tuesday that screeners found 3,257 firearms on passengers or in their carry-on…

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Morning Update 1-26-21

FOX 21’s Brett Scott and Meteorologist Ken Slama provide a look at news and weather making headlines Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021.

Wisconsin Lawmakers to Vote on Repealing Mask Mandate

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - The Wisconsin Senate plans to vote on repealing Gov. Tony Evers' statewide mask mandate, while it remains unclear whether the Assembly would follow suit as required to undo the order. A joint resolution co-sponsored by 29…

My Pillow CEO Banned from Twitter

(AP) - Twitter has permanently banned My Pillow CEO Mike Lindell’s account after he continually perpetuated the baseless claim that Donald Trump won the 2020 U.S. presidential election. A Twitter spokesperson said in a statement that it decided to ban…

Tuesday, January 26, 2020 Morning Forecast

CHILLY PARTLY SUNNY THIS AFTERNOON

Temperatures will be similar to yesterday with highs in the low to mid teens.  A light northerly breeze will keep wind chill near zero today while the clouds clear out slightly for partly sunny skies.