As Statewide Mask Mandate Is Set To Be Lifted, Some Cities And Stores Still Plan To Require Masks While Minnesota is set to drop its statewide mask mandate Friday, some cities, stores and shopping centers still plan to require masks for people gathering indoors.
Walz Will Sign Executive Order Lifting Mask Mandate Friday After New CDC GuidanceMinnesota Gov. Tim Walz will sign an executive order Friday morning removing the state's mask mandate following updated guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Hennepin Co. Officials Urge Residents To Plan Ahead When Making Driver's License AppointmentsHennepin County Service Centers are encouraging residents to plan ahead when scheduling in-person appointments for driver’s licenses now that pandemic-related renewal extensions have expired.
COVID In MN: 12- to 15-Year-Old Children Now Eligible For VaccineMinnesotans as young as 12 years old can now roll up their sleeves for a COVID-19 vaccine.
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?
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.
'Unbelievable' Pandemic Furniture Demand Causing Extreme Delivery DelaysWith so many people spending more time at home, furniture sales are shooting up to record levels. But waiting for furniture to be delivered is taking more time than ever.
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.
Minnesota To Get $200M More Than Expected In Federal AidDemocratic Gov. Tim Walz expressed hope Monday that new guidelines over how states can spend the aid might help speed up the slow pace of negotiations over the state's next budget.