COVID In Minnesota: AG Ellison Looks To Stop Winnebago New Year's Eve Bash Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison said Wednesday he wants to shut down a planned New Year's Eve party in Winnebago because it violates Gov. Tim Walz's executive order on activities that could hasten the spread of COVID-19.
COVID Restrictions: MDH Takes Legal Action Against 2 Restaurants; Court Orders Another To Halt Indoor DiningThe Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) and Attorney General Keith Ellison’s Office on Monday announced legal actions being made against three restaurants that they say have violated executive orders restricting indoor dining.
Good Question: How Is The Economy Doing?As 2020 comes to a close, WCCO asked three economists to share their insights on how the economy is doing.
Holiday Shoppers Turn Out To Hunt For Deals, Return Unwanted GiftsRetail experts predict gift returns will be dramatically higher this year compared to years past.
Attorney For Alibi Drinkery: State Has Not Offered Reasonable Compensation For Bars, RestaurantsAlibi Drinkery became the center of the debate over Walz's ban on indoor gathering and dining at bars and restaurants, due to video surfacing showing the bar filled with people, many without masks.
COVID Relief Bill: First Avenue, Sen. Klobuchar Help Secure Billions In Music Venue FundingThe Save Our Stages Act will provide grants that do not have to be repayed, based on 45% of a club’s 2019 revenues, and up to $10 million.
COVID In Minnesota: Health Officials Stand By Indoor Dining BanState health officials are defending their decision to restrict indoor dining in Minnesota.
How The New Stimulus Bill Will Help MinnesotansHelp is finally on the way for families and businesses struggling through the pandemic.
Stalwart Diners Brace For Winter Meals Outdoors To Support Favorite EateriesBars and restaurants that are able to serve outdoors now can at 50% capacity with a maximum of 100 people.
List Of Restaurants Opening This Weekend For Outdoor DiningWCCO-TV's Jason DeRusha has compiled a list of restaurants and bars that are opening for outdoor service this weekend.
Additional Minnesota Bar Defies COVID-19 Restrictions, This Time In MerrifieldMinnesota public safety officials have issued another liquor license suspension notice as more businesses are defying Gov. Tim Walz's executive order barring indoor service at restaurants and bars to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.
'A Slap In The Face': Sen. Gazelka Gathers Bar, Restaurant Owners To Air Frustrations On Gov. Walz's Dining RestrictionsRepublican Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka gathered with restaurant and bar owners Thursday to air frustrations about the continuing restrictions on dining inside, as other restrictions will loosen Friday.
'We Feel Lost Right Now': Minnesota's Live Events Industry Cries Out For ReliefOne of Minnesota's major industries feels forgotten amidst the COVID-19 restrictions.
2 Minnesota Bars Face Liquor License Suspensions Hours After Reopening In Defiance Of Exec. OrderGov. Tim Walz announced Wednesday that indoor service at restaurants, bars and breweries will stay closed through Jan. 11. But some businesses are choosing not to listen.
COVID Vaccine (MN): St. Cloud Company's Dry Ice Helping Vaccines Go The DistanceSome Minnesota companies are acting fast to make sure the vaccine gets to all areas of the state quickly.