Stillwater Welcomes Holiday Weekend Visitors For 1st Time Without COVID RestrictionsThis Fourth of July marked one of the first holidays since COVID restrictions lifted in Minnesota -- and Stillwater visitors and businesses certainly felt the impact.
As COVID Restrictions Lift, First Avenue Readies For Live Shows AgainMinnesota's COVID-19 restrictions are gone just in time for the holiday weekend. Sports arenas, concert halls, restaurants and bars can now operate at full capacity.
Hospitality Industry Getting Creative To Quickly Attract Staff As Restrictions LiftMinnesota’s hospitality industry says it lost $11 billion over the past year. Now, as the state's restrictions ease up, restaurants, hotels and resorts are looking to fill jobs -- fast.
COVID Restrictions: Walz To End Capacity Restrictions By May 28, Mask Mandate By July 1Gov. Tim Walz will be announcing Thursday that the state will end remaining restrictions on outdoor limits and indoor activities by May 28. It’s part of his timeline to end all COVID-19 restrictions, which also includes lifting the mask mandate by July 1 or sooner.
Gov. Walz Says Politicization Around Masks ‘One Of The Worst Things That’s Happened To This Country’ And 'It Cost Lives'During a press conference outlining his plan to end most COVID-19 restrictions, Gov. Tim Walz spoke out about the politicization around masks and said “it cost lives.”
COVID In MN: Gov. Walz To Announce On Thursday His Timeline To End All RestrictionsMinnesota Gov. Tim Walz on Thursday will be announcing a timeline to end all COVID-19 restrictions -- and further ramping up of vaccination efforts.
Executive Council Extends Gov. Walz's Emergency PowersMinnesota Gov. Tim Walz’s emergency powers during the COVID-19 pandemic have been extended for yet another month as cases continue to proliferate. The council, all Democrats, extended the powers by another 30 days.
Minnesota Ranks Among States With Most COVID Restrictions, Surrounded By States With FewestWalletHub has been ranking states periodically during the pandemic, and just released their newest rankings.
COVID In MN: Gov. Walz’s Emergency Powers Extended As Restrictions Loosen MondayMinnesota Gov. Tim Walz’s emergency powers during the COVID-19 pandemic have been extended as the state takes a big step forward towards reopening Monday.
Minnesota's COVID Dial Back Won't Be The Answer To Every Businesses' PrayersOn Monday, restaurants and bars can fill 75% of their seats, and social gatherings can include 15 to 50 guests without household limits. But for many businesses, these changes won't have the impact they might appear to on the surface.
COVID In Minnesota: Walz To Allow Restaurants To Operate At 75% Capacity, Seated Outdoor Venues Capped At 10,000Gov. Tim Walz on Friday announced that, beginning next week, there will be a significant loosening of COVID-19 restrictions.
Restaurants Adjust To Relaxed COVID Restrictions In MinnesotaRestaurants and indoor entertainment maintain 50% capacity limits but now can have up to 250 people maximum, which is an increase from 150.
COVID Restrictions: Gov. Walz Announces Increased Indoor Limits For Businesses, Restaurants Can Stay Open Until 11 P.M.As part of “cautious, common sense adjustments”, Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz announced on Friday further loosening of restrictions on businesses that include increased indoor capacity limits. Restaurants will also be able to stay open until 11 p.m.
AG Ellison: Monticello Restaurant That Violated Indoor Dining Restrictions Will Pay $10K In SettlementMinnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison says a Monticello restaurant, Cornerstone Café, reached a settlement with his office after violating indoor dining restrictions in December.
Entertainment Venues Open Doors As COVID Restrictions Relax: 'It's A Great Feeling'Minnesota entertainment venues are opening their doors for the first time in weeks after Gov. Tim Walz relaxed COVID-19 restrictions.