Minnesota lawmakers agree to free college for American Indians, but differ on subsidies for other students. American Indian students could attend college at no cost under legislation that has passed both the Minnesota House and Senate, but the two chambers disagree on how to spend the rest of higher education’s share of a historic state budget surplus. The House passed its omnibus higher-education bill last week, and the Senate did so on Tuesday.
A 20-year-old Rapid City man who was arrested on Sunday night told police he pointed a gun at three people because he thought they were going to “jump” his sister, according to the Pennington County State’s Attorney’s Office. Channing Little White Man Jr. appeared before Magistrate Judge Todd Hyronimus on Monday morning via video conference from the jail on a criminal complaint for three counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, one count of possession of a firearm with an altered serial number, and one misdemeanor count of reckless discharge of a firearm.
Those are your headlines at this hour. I’m Colette Keith in the KIPI News center.