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As Ramadan Comes To An End, Minnesota Muslims Share What Eid Means To ThemThe Muslim holiday of Ramadan, and the month of fasting that goes with it, comes to an end Wednesday night.
Clarifying COVID: Is Herd Immunity Even Possible At This Point?In this week's Clarifying COVID, Dr. George Morris of CentraCare returns to answer questions about COVID-19 pandemic developments. These include questions about herd immunity, reaching 70% vaccination rate before July 1 and more.
OMNI Brewing In Maple Grove Offers Free Beer For Showing Vaccine CardIf you're looking for further incentive to get your COVID-19 vaccine, how about a free beer?
Minnesota Ranked Among States With Lowest Levels Of Drug AbuseMinnesota has been ranked as one of the states with the lowest levels of drug abuse.
Report: Suicides In Minnesota Declined In 2020Although last year brought stress and suffering due the COVID-19 pandemic, related joblessness and unrest in the Twin Cities, deaths by suicide in Minnesota declined in 2020 when compared to 2019.
COVID In Minnesota: Nearly 1,000 New Cases, 15 More Deaths Reported Ahead Of Expected Teen Vaccine ExpansionAs the Pfizer vaccine is expected to get final authorization Wednesday for use in children as young as 12, Minnesota health officials reported 919 more cases of the virus and 15 additional deaths.
'Vaccinate To Celebrate': Expert Answers Parents' Questions About Pfizer Shots For KidsVaccinations can begin as early as Thursday, though Minnesota Infectious Disease Director Kris Ehresmann cautioned that not every single person newly eligible will be able to get their shot the very day they are allowed.
Gov. Walz Highlights Minnesota's Vaccination Efforts On Bipartisan RoundtableGov. Tim Walz joined a virtual roundtable with President Joe Biden Tuesday.
Guthrie Theater To Reopen In July, With Shows Starting In OctoberMinneapolis' flagship theater has announced its plan for reopening.
COVID In Minnesota: 583 Cases, 9 Deaths Reported; 88% Of Seniors Have Received At Least 1 Vaccine DoseThe Minnesota Department of Health reported 583 positive cases of COVID-19 and nine deaths Tuesday, bringing the cumulative case count to 589,527 and total fatalities to 7,240.
Unnecessary Roughness? Former Gophers Claim Tough Practices Ended Football CareersFormer Gopher athletes have come forward with allegations of tough football practices that ended their careers -- and they're not alone.
Walz: Minnesota Ready To Vaccinate Children 12+ Once CDC Issues Guidance For Pfizer ShotGov. Tim Walz says Minnesota is ready to vaccinate children ages 12 to 15 after the Food and Drug Administration earlier Monday granted emergency use authorization for the Pfizer shot for that age range.