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Gov. Tim Walz thanks Minnesotans for staying home

Gov. Tim Walz gave what was surely the most challenging speech of his political career Sunday, both in the complexity of the message and...

Minnesota undocumented population fears being overlooked in COVID-19 response

Minnesota’s population of nearly 100,000 undocumented immigrants — mostly Latino and from Mexico and Central America — is anxiously bracing for the economic and...

COVID-19 could make it harder for census to count the already...

Minnesota officials fear COVID-19 restrictions could pose a challenge reaching already undercounted populations for the decennial census.  Counting every single Minnesotan has major ramifications for...

Walz’s surprising but important ally in COVID fight: Republican lawmakers

Rush Limbaugh questioned the credentials and expertise of federal health officials Friday, even suggesting they are part of “the deep state” of government bureaucrats...

Minnesota lawmakers approve $330 million COVID-19 package on eve of stay-home...

Minnesota lawmakers gathered under extraordinary conditions Thursday to swiftly approve a $330 million COVID-19 emergency response package, a day before the state’s 5.6 million...

Pandemic spurs U.S. Senate to pass historic aid package

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate late Wednesday night approved a $2 trillion spending bill that aims to provide economic relief for workers and businesses and...

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...

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...

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...
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