'No Credible Threats' To Minnesota State Capitol; Safety Officials Are 'Alert' And 'Prepared' Ahead Of InaugurationGov. Tim Walz and other state and local leaders gave an update on security concerns and plans at the Minnesota State Capitol on Friday afternoon.
Walz Activates Minnesota National Guard To Defend Capitol Building Gov. Tim Walz activated the Minnesota National Guard on Wednesday to boost security in St. Paul in the wake of the deadly attack on the nation's Capitol last week and reports of armed protests planned at capitol buildings across the country.
Gov. Walz Extends Minnesota's COVID State Of EmergencyGov. Tim Walz on Wednesday won legislative approval to extend Minnesota's peacetime state of emergency by another 30 days so he can continue to use executive orders to direct the state's response to the coronavirus pandemic.
State Troopers Moved Gov. Walz’s Son From Governor's Mansion During Local ‘Storm The Capitol’ ProtestIn the wake of last week's violent attack on the U.S. Capitol, tensions ran high Monday in Minnesota as Gov. Tim Walz and state House and Senate leaders met in a virtual forum.
COVID Restrictions: Walz Announces Relaxed Regulations For Indoor Dining, 50% Capacity For Bars And RestaurantsGov. Tim Walz announced Wednesday that he's relaxing COVID-19 restrictions for Minnesota bars and restaurants, which have been closed to indoor dining for the last six weeks.
Gov. Walz Declares Peacetime Emergency To Help Stranded Drivers After BlizzardThe day after a winter storm left nearly 10 inches of snow across the metro area, Gov. Tim Walz signed an executive order to declare a peacetime emergency and provide assistance to stranded drivers.
COVID-19 Vaccine: Gov. Walz To Give Update On Statewide DistributionGov. Tim Walz and Department of Health officials are planning to provide an update Tuesday on how COVID-19 vaccinations are being distributed in Minnesota.
Gov. Walz To Hold Roundtable On Unemployment Assistance For Student Workers Help could soon be on the way for young workers unemployed because of the pandemic.
COVID In MN: Gov. Walz Says State Is Receiving Less Vaccine Doses Than PromisedMinnesota Gov. Tim Walz says it might be early hiccups, but the state is not receiving as much COVID-19 vaccine as it was promised.
Gyms Prep To Open At Limited Capacity, Restaurants Adjust To New RealitiesOn Saturday, gyms and fitness centers will be able to reopen at limited capacity after being shut down since mid-November.
Gov. Walz To Allow Outdoor Dining, Announces Next Steps For Reopening Gyms And SchoolsSaying the state isn't "yet out of the woods", Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz announced changes to the current COVID-19 dial-back restrictions Wednesday, including adjustments for restaurants, gyms, youth sports, and elementary education.
COVID Restrictions: Hospitality Groups Call Gov’s Expected Extension To Indoor Dining Pause ‘Shameful And Unjust’Hospitality groups in Minnesota are criticizing the governor’s expected actions of continuing the indoor dining pause, saying the “shameful” restrictions are not supported by the state’s COVID-19 data.
More Than 150 Businesses Plan To Reopen As Soon As Wednesday In Defiance Of Governor's OrderMore than 200 businesses are planning to reopen as soon as Wednesday in defiance of Gov. Tim Walz's dial-back order to slow the spread of COVID-19.
COVID Restrictions: Gov. Walz To Announce Continued Pause On Indoor Dining, Plan For In-Person LearningMinnesota Gov. Tim Walz says changes will be announced to the dial-back restrictions for businesses and social gatherings, but a return to normal isn’t expected.
Minnesota Legislature Votes To Pass $216M COVID Relief PackageThe Minnesota Legislature voted Monday night to pass a $216 million relief package aimed at businesses and workers who took the biggest hit from a four-week “pause” ordered by Gov. Tim Walz as increasing coronavirus cases threatened to overload hospitals.