COVID-19 in Minnesota

Lawmakers agree to provide bonus pay to essential workers who took unpaid time off...

So-called essential workers who took unpaid time off during the height of the pandemic will receive some bonus pay under a deal announced Tuesday...

Anti-vaccine activist charged with stealing vaccines

A St. Paul man has been charged with misdemeanor theft and disorderly conduct after livestreaming himself pretending he wanted to get vaccinated and then...

Senate, House Republicans clash with Walz over eviction moratorium, emergency powers

Senate and House Republicans are clashing with DFL Gov. Tim Walz over his emergency powers and calling on him to lift his eviction moratorium,...

Breweries offering free beer to vaccinated Minnesotans

Vaccinated Minnesotans can get free or discounted drinks at craft breweries, vineyards and distilleries across the state under a new partnership announced by Gov....

Use an old marketing trick to reach the hard-to-reach unvaccinated | Opinion

Minnesota, like much of the nation, has gone all-in on vaccinations as our main battle tactic in the fight against COVID-19.  We’ve lifted mask mandates...

Help wanted: Restaurants struggle to hire workers

Restaurants and hotels struggle to find workers as economy re-opens.

Congressional Republicans urge State Department to declassify documents related to the origins of the...

WASHINGTON — U.S. House Republicans on the Energy and Commerce Committee are pushing for Secretary of State Antony Blinken to declassify documents from a...

Not one usable vaccine so far out of Baltimore plant with multi-million-dollar federal contract

WASHINGTON — Angry U.S. House Democrats on Wednesday had one key question as they grilled executives of a Maryland biotech manufacturer forced to dump...

Homeless students slipping through the cracks during the pandemic, congressional panel told

WASHINGTON — Witnesses before a U.S. House panel on Wednesday advised lawmakers on how federal relief aid can help bridge educational gaps among children...

Do I still have to wear a mask in Minnesota? In some cities, businesses,...

Within two hours of Gov. Tim Walz’s sudden Thursday announcement that he would end Minnesota’s statewide mask mandate, YMCA employees in the Twin Cities...

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