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Gov. Walz Urges Vigilance As COVID Cases Soar; Feds Sending State Nearly 1.7M Rapid TestsGov. Tim Walz and the state's top health officials addressed Minnesota's COVID-19 situation on Monday afternoon, urging residents to not be anything other than vigilant as the state's virus statistics continue to spike.
President Trump, Joe Biden Both Planning Final Push In WisconsinPresident Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger Joe Biden both plan to make a final push in Wisconsin with campaign stops in the final week leading up to Election Day.
Minneapolis Locks To Close In November For The End Of The Navigation SeasonDue to the arrival of winter, the Lower St. Anthony Falls Lock, and Lock and Dam 1 are closing to commercial and recreational vessels in November.
'Stimulus Checks Are The Least Important,' When Drafting Aid Package, Says EconomistA second stimulus package is unlikely by election day, but removing stimulus checks entirely would save money and could help the parties make a deal.
Metro Transit Workers Push For Better Safety Protections, Say They're Ready To StrikeMetro Transit workers are currently in contract negotiations with the Metropolitan Council, and they say they’re ready to strike they if they can’t get better safety precautions.
Jason Lewis' Emergency Surgery Was Successful, Campaign SaysJason Lewis, the former Republican congressman and current Senate candidate, had a successful emergency surgery Monday morning, his campaign says.
After Two Decades, Chino Latino Closes In UptownChino Latino, a staple of Uptown Minneapolis for the last two decades, closed its doors for good on Monday.
COVID In Minnesota: State Reports 1,578 More Cases, And 4 More DeathsAccording to the state’s Dial Back Dashboard, Minnesota’s seven-day rolling average positivity rate is around 6% as of Oct. 12, due to data lag. The state had been hovering around 5% during most of September.
Mall Of America To Host 'Trunk-Or Treat' Drive-Thru EventThe Mall of America is hosting a drive-thru Halloween event this week.
Organizer: Not Enough Signatures To Recall Wisconsin Gov. Tony EversAn effort to recall Wisconsin Democratic Gov. Tony Evers has failed, the recall's organizer told supporters on Monday.
Report: Vice President Pence Tests Negative For COVID-19 Ahead Of Planned Minnesota Campaign StopVice President Mike Pence has reportedly tested negative for COVID-19 ahead of his planned campaign stop Monday in Minnesota.
North Dakota To Repurpose Coronavirus Aid For Fracking, Education North Dakota officials voted to repurpose $221 million in federal coronavirus aid to various state agencies, including a $16-million grant to oil companies in support of the fracking process.

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