Walz: ‘I Trust Our Safety Officials’ To Use Tear Gas, Other Crowd Control Tactics Only When NecessaryGov. Tim Walz says law enforcement officers should be “judicious” when using certain crowd-control tactics, like tear gas, on protestors, but that non-lethal means can be necessary to defuse “really dangerous situations.”
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.
Daunte Wright Shooting: Minneapolis, St. Paul Among Metro Cities Voluntarily Extending CurfewMinnesota Gov. Tim Walz says he will not be mandating an extension of the curfew that was put in place Monday following the fatal police shooting of Daunte Wright.
Amid Rise In COVID Cases, Gov. Walz Says No Plans For New RestrictionsAs coronavirus cases and hospitalizations rise in Minnesota, Gov. Tim Walz on Wednesday said he has no plans to reinstate more restrictions on businesses since his recent significant changes, including allowing fans at sports stadiums.
Gov. Walz Announces Switch To U.S. Bank Stadium For Community VaccinationsGov. Tim Walz announced in a press conference Wednesday that individuals who were scheduled to receive COVID-19 vaccines at the TCO Performance Center will now receive them at the U.S. Bank Stadium.
COVID In MN: State Debuts Vaccine Outreach Campaign Aimed At Frontline WorkforceGov. Tim Walz on Tuesday launched an outreach campaign aimed at vaccinating Minnesota workers in frontline industries in the coming weeks.
Walz Orders Flags At Half-Staff To Honor Victims Of U.S. Capitol AttackGov. Tim Walz has ordered all Minnesota flags at state buildings to fly at half-staff until sunset on Tuesday to honor the victims of Friday's attack on the U.S. Capitol.
Ice Out Declared On Lake Minnetonka, About 2 Weeks Earlier Than Average DateThe county says the average ice out date is around April 13. The record for the earliest ice out was March 11 in 1878 -- while the latest was recorded on May 5 in 2018.
All Minnesotans 16+ Will Be Eligible For COVID-19 Vaccine Next WeekMinnesota Gov. Tim Walz announced Friday that the state’s COVID-19 vaccination program will expand next week to include all Minnesotans ages 16 and older.
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.
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.
Gov. Walz Expects Guidance On Fans At Twins' Home Opener Within 'Days'Fans of the Minnesota Twins should know soon whether or not they can attend the team's Opening Day game in April.
Gov. Tim Walz Announces 'Nic Zapko Day' in MinnesotaIn an official statement, Walz praised Zapko for her ability to provide ASL translation on critical information for Minnesotans.
'This Is A Test For Minnesota': Protesters Outside Governor's Mansion Call For Justice In Derek Chauvin TrialFamilies who have experienced police violence helped lead a protest Saturday outside Gov. Tim Walz’s residence in St. Paul.
Gov. Walz To Deliver State Of The State Address In Mankato On March 21Gov. Tim Walz will be delivering his third State of the State address later this month at his former social studies classroom.