State Health Officials Concerned About Bump In COVID Cases Among Kids As School Year BeginsMinnesota public health officials say they are concerned about COVID-19 cases increasing among children as a school year begins with many back in the classroom.
Avett Brothers Cancel Basilica Block Party Set After COVID ScareThe Avett Brothers are bowing out of their upcoming performance at the Basilica Block Party in Minneapolis due to “a COVID-19 exposure.”
'This Madness Has To Stop': MN Rep. Says Adult Barged Into Son's Classroom With Anti-Mask Rant"An angry adult barged into our son's elementary school this morning on the first day of school. He threatened teachers & staff while yelling at kids to take off masks before he was arrested," Rep. Mike Howard said. "This madness has to stop, as does the anti-science/anti-govt rhetoric fueling the rage."
COVID In Minnesota: Positivity Rate Holding Steady At 6.6%; 9 More Deaths ReportedICU beds remain close to fully filled in the Twin Cities metro area, and southeastern Minnesota. At latest check, 97.1% of ICU beds in the metro area were currently in use. The situation is almost as bad in southeastern Minnesota, where only eight beds are still open (or 3.6%).
'Nasty' Strain Of RSV Spikes In Minnesota Children As School Year BeginsJust last month, more than 1,000 patients tested positive for infections that are not COVID-19.
No Deal In Sight After Deadline Passes For Figuring Out Minnesota Frontline Worker BonusesA group of lawmakers spent weeks trying to decide which workers would be eligible for the direct payment bonuses, and how much each would receive.
School Year Begins For Many Minnesota StudentsTuesday marks the first day of school for thousands of Minnesota kids, including Anoka-Hennepin, the largest school district in the state. More than 30,000 students are returning to the classroom there.
Time Nearly Up For Lawmakers To Take Action On Bonus Pay For Frontline WorkersThe group has met for weeks, hearing from ICU nurses, childcare providers, and MnDOT Employees, all who would like to see these checks.
Lawsuit Filed By Parents Against Gov. Walz For Lack Of School Mask Mandate"This case is a clarion call to school districts to take the appropriate action themselves," Marshall Tanick said. "There's nothing that prevents the school districts from making this decision."
Enhanced Unemployment Benefits End, But Will People Return To Workforce?Thousands of Minnesotans are losing their federal unemployment benefits Sunday.
Gopher Football Fans Relish Return Of In-Person Excitement In Sold-Out Season OpenerFor first time in nearly two years, tens of thousands of Gopher football fans watched their team take the field in person.