Parents Split On Vaccinating As Pfizer Touts Effectiveness With Kids 5-11A COVID-19 vaccine for younger children could be just weeks away. Pfizer says tests show that a lower dose of its vaccine works and is safe for kids ages 5 to 11. That's welcome news for many families, as the virus has infected nearly a half-million children in the past two weeks
New Poll Shows Minneapolis Residents Support Charter Amendment Replacing PoliceA new Minnesota poll finds residents are in favor of the controversial charter amendment that would replace the Minneapolis Police Department with a Department of Public Safety.
With Absentee Ballots Set To Go Out In Days, Hennepin Co. Judge Hearing Arguments On Controversial Minneapolis Ballot QuestionHennepin County Judge Jamie Anderson on Monday is hearing arguments on whether a Minneapolis ballot question about the future of policing is too vague and misleading.
Rep. Ilhan Omar Voices Support For Minneapolis Public Safety AmendmentThere will be an emergency court hearing Monday over the latest wording of a Minneapolis charter amendment that seeks to replace the Minneapolis Police Department with a Department of Public Safety.
'I Know That Each Day Is A Gift': Sen. Klobuchar Reveals She Was Treated For Breast CancerMinnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar revealed Thursday that she was diagnosed with breast cancer earlier this year and underwent radiation treatment while working on major pandemic and economic legislation.
Ex-Senate GOP Leader Paul Gazelka Enters Race For Minnesota GovernorSources tell WCCO that former Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka will announce his run to replace DFL Gov. Tim Walz Wednesday.
Ramsey County To End Felony Prosecutions That Result From Non-Public Safety Traffic StopsRamsey County Attorney John Choi on Wednesday afternoon announced a new policy that he says is aimed at fundamentally changing the use of non-public safety traffic stops by police.
Minneapolis City Council Approves New Public Safety Ballot Language After Judge Struck Down Previous QuestionMinneapolis residents were set to vote this fall on whether the city's police department should be replaced by a Department of Public Safety.
'We Gotta Learn To Live With COVID': Start Of 2021 School Year Marked By UncertaintyNo matter where or when students start school, it will still look a little different.
Minnesota Artist Commissioned To Create 10 Frescoes For Catholic Church In Romen 2020, Minneapolis native and artist Mark Balma received a commission to paint frescoes on the walls of a Catholic church just north of Rome. But COVID-19 found him locked out of the country.
As Students Head Back To Class, Schools Juggle Catching Up And Fighting COVIDThis week will mark the first day of school for many Minnesota kids. Educators face the daunting task of trying to overcome the learning losses of the past two school years, and of course keeping kids and staff safe from COVID.
Phrasing Of Referendum To 'Strike And Replace' Minneapolis Police Under ScrutinyIn a little over two weeks, Minneapolis voters will go to the polls. On the ballot is a referendum to replace the Minneapolis Police Department and with a new Department of Public Safety.
U Of M Prepares To Track COVID Vaccination Status Now Required Of Its 50,000+ StudentsThe U of M says vaccinations are easy to get including at the U's health center and they are, of course, free. The U of M faculty and staff do not have a mandate, but if they are not vaccinated they will have to be tested for COVID-19 regularly.
Rep. Dean Phillips: 'We Will Assess Very Deeply What Went Wrong' In AfghanistanPhillips, a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, is also one of the few Democratic members of Congress who has publicly voiced criticism of the Biden administration's handling of the crisis.
Unclear If Minnesota National Guard Members Hurt In Kabul Airport BombingEleven-hundred Minnesota National Guard troops are in Afghanistan right now, including at the Kabul Airport.