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Your questions on the Minnesota stay-at-home order answered

Why again are we doing this? Gov. Tim Walz warned that if the state did nothing to slow the rate of COVID-19 infections, Minnesota’s death...

Minnesotans ordered to stay home until April 10; Walz extends closure...

Gov. Tim Walz on Wednesday ordered Minnesotans to stay home for two weeks except for essential activities and outdoor exercise starting Friday night at...

A nurse writes about the calm before the COVID-19 storm

My name is Emily Allen and I am a registered nurse at Saint Joseph’s Hospital in St. Paul.  I currently work on the intensive care...

Daily COVID-19 tracker: Confirmed cases, testing, layoffs, executive orders

Minnesota has identified 789 confirmed cases of COVID-19 since the state's first case was reported March 6. More than 150 patients have been hospitalized,...

Amid COVID-19 pandemic, Minnesota health officials push critical information to non-English...

Abdi Mahamud looked all the part of a news anchor on a recent Saturday as he rehearsed his lines from a teleprompter in a...

Gov. Walz suspends evictions as COVID-19 outbreak worsens

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz on Monday ordered a statewide moratorium on evictions and foreclosures during the peacetime emergency to help curb the spread of...

Spread the word: Here are resources to help you through COVID-19

The spread of COVID-19 in Minnesota and worldwide has disrupted daily life from work to school and travel. The Reformer has compiled a list...

Who can cancel evictions amid the COVID-19 outbreak? With a surge...

Cities and states across the country, including Minnesota, have temporarily halted evictions as health officials urge people to stay home to slow the spread...

The COVID-19 pandemic could be ‘devastating’ in rural areas

The COVID-19 pandemic is not hitting greater Minnesota as early or as hard as the metro yet, but rural health care systems may be...

New federal sick leave law: Who’s eligible, who’s not and how...

On March 18, President Donald Trump signed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act into law. The legislation is an emergency intervention to provide paid leave...
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