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Coronavirus In Minnesota: 423 More COVID-19 Cases Reported; Hospitalizations DropAfter a spike Thursday in COVID-19 hospitalizations and deaths, both are now down slightly again Friday.
Packers Planning For Reduced Capacity, Face Masks At Lambeau FieldThe Green Bay Packers sent a letter this week to season ticket holders, informing them on what to expect this season should Lambeau Field be allowed to host fans for games.
'I Had To Learn To Walk Again': COVID-19 Survivor Recovering After 4 MonthsRick Huggins was in his 50s, healthy and had no underlying health conditions, but none of that mattered when he got sick and ended up at Bethesda Hospital in St. Paul.
For July 4th Holiday, Tourism Leaders Encourage Minnesotans To Travel Within StateAAA predicts that Americans will take around 700 million trips this summer starting with the July 4th holiday. That is way down from previous years, but the majority of those are expected to be road trips.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: 500 More COVID-19 Cases Reported, 13 More Deaths Following days of declining COVID-19 hospitalizations and deaths, Minnesota noted Thursday a spike in both.
HealthPartners To Close 7 Clinics, Expand Telemedicine & Drive-Up TestingHealthPartners announced Wednesday that it will be closing multiple clinics as health services have evolved during the COVID-19 pandemic. 
Little Evidence That Protests After George Floyd's Death Spread CoronavirusIf the protests had driven an explosion in cases, experts say, the jumps would have started to become apparent within two weeks — and perhaps as early as five days.
How Can I Safely BBQ With Friends, Family This Summer? Answers To Common Coronavirus Questions From Dr. Dave HnidaDr. Dave Hnida answers common questions about staying safe from coronavirus this summer while still enjoying the warm weather and company of friends.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: MDH Reports 426 New COVID-19 Cases And 4 Deaths; Hospitalizations Fall To Lowest Level In 2 MonthsWith the first July 4th of the COVID-19 pandemic just around the corner, Minnesota health officials on Wednesday announced 426 more confirmed cases and four more deaths. Meanwhile, hospitalizations continue to trend downward.
Alec Smith Insulin Affordability Act Goes Into Effect This WeekMinnesota diabetics who need emergency insulin supplies but can't afford them will be able to get the drug starting Wednesday under a new state law.
After 100+ Got Sick On Big Island Last Year, Officials Brace For 1st COVID July 4thBig Island on Lake Minnetonka is known for being a place to tie up a boat and party during the Fourth of July.
Minnesota State Academy For The Deaf Ponders Another Year Of Distance LearningJohn Lauritsen shows us the challenges the Minnesota State Academy for the Deaf faces if distance learning continues.