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Coronavirus In Minnesota: Gov. Walz Says He Is Worried About Lack Of Stay-At-Home Orders In Iowa, North Dakota And South DakotaWalz added that he has communicated with officials in the three states that border Minnesota to the west and south.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: University Of Minnesota To Partially Refund Students For Some Fees After BacklashStudents were originally only reimbursed a little more than one fifth of the costs for their room & board fees.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: State Officials Will Now Release Names Of Outbreak-Hit Care FacilitiesThe Minnesota Department of Health will now release the names and locations of 49 long-term care facilities with confirmed cases of COVID-19.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Minnesota's Energy Assistance Program Has Funds To Help Pay Energy BillsHouseholds have until July 1 to apply for the assistance.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Rep. Angie Craig Pushes For Gov't To Send $500 Checks For Dependent AdultsTax filers who make less than $75,000 a year will get $1,200 dollar checks, plus $500 for every dependent under the age of 17.
Bad Weather, Trade Wars, Keep Lid On Minnesota Farm IncomeThe report found 28% of farms lost money, 45% lost working capital and 46% did not earn enough to cover scheduled debt payments.
Gov. Walz Names Ramsey County Judge Frisch To Minnesota Court Of AppealsGov. Mark Dayton appointed Frisch to the district court in 2014. She previously served as senior associate general counsel for the University of Minnesota.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Housley Calls For Transparency On Care Facilities With COVID-19 CasesA Republican state senator is calling for officials to disclose the names and locations of the long-term care facilities in Minnesota where residents or staff have tested positive for COVID-19.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Why The State Won't Tell Us Who Has COVID-19, And Where They AreState officials don't tell us exactly who has tested positive for COVID-19, and where they live – and there's a reason for that.