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Curfew implemented for some parts of Twin Cities, MnDOT says no plans to shut down highways

Curfew implemented for some parts of Twin Cities, MnDOT says no plans to shut down highways Photo: KSTP.

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Updated: June 01, 2020 07:39 PM
Created: June 01, 2020 02:48 PM

Due to civil unrest in the Twin Cities, curfews in Minneapolis and St. Paul have been shortened but extended through Monday and Tuesday.

Gov. Tim Walz, in collaboration with Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey and St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter, announced the decision Monday.

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The new curfew order will last from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m. on Monday and Tuesday nights.

Walz and state officials thanked Minnesotans for their cooperation in following the curfews over the weekend and said that's why they felt it was appropriate to shorten the curfew time from the 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. window it was issued for over the weekend.

MnDOT also posted in a Tweet as of 2 p.m., there are no planned highway closures in the metro area Monday night. 

The following cities have curfew still in effect for Monday night:

Brooklyn Center

Brooklyn Center also implemented a curfew from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m. Monday and Tuesday nights.

Champlin

The city has implemented a curfew from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m. Monday and Tuesday nights.

Eagan

The city of Eagan is extending its curfew to Monday and Tuesday nights from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m.

Eden Prairie

The city has extended its curfew to Monday and Tuesday nights from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m. 

Edina

The city has extended its curfew to Monday and Tuesday nights from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m.

Richfield

The city is extending its curfew to Monday and Tuesday nights from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m.

Roseville

Roseville has extended its local emergency and curfew to run through Monday and Tuesday nights from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m.

Minnetonka

Minnetonka has extended its curfew to run through Monday and Tuesday nights from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m.

St. Louis Park

St. Louis Park has extended its curfew to run through Monday and Tuesday nights from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m.

Bloomington

Bloomington has extended its curfew and local state of emergency to run through Monday and Tuesday nights from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m.

Brooklyn Park

Brooklyn Park announced they will extend their temporary curfew to run from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m. Monday and Tuesday evenings.

Blaine

Blaine is enacting an overnight curfew from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m Monday and Tuesday evenings.


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