Talking Points: Nurse At Bethesda Hospital Describes Working In COVID-19 Treatment FacilityOne of the steps Fairview Health took to prepare for the pandemic was to convert Bethesda Hospital in St. Paul into a COVID-19 treatment center. In tonights Talking Points Esme Murphy spoke with a nurse who is working there.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Lawmakers Pass COVID-19 Response BillTo do so, the House had to enact a temporary rule to allow members to vote on legislation remotely, in order to maintain proper guidelines establishing social distance.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Gov. Walz Issues Executive Order Directing Residents To Stay At Home For 2 WeeksMinnesota Gov. Tim Walz has issued an executive order directing Minnesotans to stay at home for two weeks in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic Wednesday afternoon.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Gov. Tim Walz Expects Standstill To Remain In Place Beyond EasterWalz offered a glimmer of hope, saying Minnesota's efforts to flatten the curve and reduce the number of new cases is paying off.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Gov. Walz Says Models Show 40% To 80% In State Will Contract COVID-19The state's number of positive cases jumped about 40% from Sunday's figures to 235 total. Walz says that nearly 1,000 people were tested on Sunday.
Talking Points: Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey On Life Amid COVID-19In tonight’s Talking Points Esme Murphy offers a perspective from Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Sen. Klobuchar Says She's Seeking Improved Access To TestingOfficially, the Minnesota House and Senate are in recess until April 14. But they are also on call and can come back at any moment to help pass any additional emergency COVID-19 bills.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Backlog Of 1,700 Tests Leads Gov. Walz To Ask Pence For HelpMinnesota's COVID-19 testing shortage is so bad that 1,700 samples are now frozen, waiting for results.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: President Trump, Rep. Omar In Unison On Need For Giving Americans MoneyOne of the things people are noticing during this difficult time is that COVID-19 is bringing many of Americans together -- and we may have found the most unlikely pairing of all.
'This Is A Statewide Problem': Current, Former State Fire Marshals Testify At Capitol About High-Rise SprinklersThere are more than 40 high-rise buildings in Minnesota without sprinkler systems. The Minnesota State Fire Marshall hopes a bill at the legislature will change that.
Minnesota Senate GOP Unveils Bills Aiming To Curb ViolenceOne bill would a require Minneapolis and St. Paul to use 10% of their local government aid funding to hire more police officers until they reach the national average of 3 officers for every 1,000 residents.