COVID-19 in Minnesota

Senate GOP outlines alternative to Walz handling of pandemic, calls for no new taxes

Senate Republicans on Thursday outlined a package of legislative priorities that mostly focus on laying out an alternative to Gov. Tim Walz’s handling of...

Concerns over security, new COVID-19 variant behind Minnesota House policy change for voting, remote...

Recent security concerns at the Minnesota Capitol and the emergence of a more transmissible COVID-19 variant are behind a policy change in the Minnesota...

Minnesota reports 1,237 new COVID-19 cases and 34 deaths

Minnesota reported 1,237 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 34 deaths Wednesday, according to the Minnesota Department of Health. A total of 449,492 Minnesotans have...

Minnesotans flooding COVID-19 vaccine appointment website

Minnesotans over age 65 are rushing to get vaccinated as part of a pilot program for early vaccination. As of late Tuesday afternoon, more than...

The unemployment rate is above 20% for nation’s lowest-paid workers, Federal Reserve says

The unemployment rate for the lowest-paid workers in the United States is likely above 20%, while the rate is below 5% for the nation's...

Capitol Roundup: Walz activates Guard, extends emergency declaration, House DFL unveils priorities

Gov. Tim Walz on Wednesday activated the National Guard to provide additional security around the Minnesota Capitol complex in the face of potential armed...

A Wisconsin border town without pandemic restrictions is inundated with Minnesota partiers; not everyone...

On the crowded streets of downtown Hudson, Wisconsin, after sunset on a Friday in December, a man could be overheard as he waited in...

Minnesota House Speaker’s office says BCA, Department of Public Safety leading investigation into St....

The Minnesota House Speaker’s office said Tuesday that the investigation into the "Storm the Capitol" rally held in St. Paul last week would be...

Minnesota rolls out new COVID-19 vaccine data dashboard

Minnesotans can now track the state's COVID-19 vaccination distribution and administration data with a new dashboard rolled out Tuesday by the state Department of...

GOP legislative leaders refuse to denounce lies of ‘stolen’ election days after U.S. Capitol...

Republican legislative leaders on Monday turned down multiple opportunities to denounce views that the 2020 election was stolen, refusing multiple times to contradict the...
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