Gov. Walz Announces Drought Relief Package For Farmers, Livestock ProducersGov. Tim Walz announced Friday a $10 million drought relief package for farmers and livestock producers affected by this year’s historic drought.
Calling North Mpls. A ‘War Zone,’ 26 Residents Send Open Letter To Gov. Requesting State Troopers Or Nat’l GuardA group of north Minneapolis residents have sent an open letter to Gov. Tim Walz, calling the area a “warzone” and are requesting the Minnesota State Patrol or National Guard to assist police.
Minnesota Child Care Providers Now Eligible For Direct Payments Under Recovery ProgramChild care providers in Minnesota can now apply for grants to get direct monthly payments to help stabilize their businesses as the economy recovers amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Minnesota Supreme Court Rules Pardon Votes Must Be UnanimousAmreya Shefa sued after she was denied a pardon in 2020 on a 2-1 vote in the killing of her husband, whom she accused of repeated sexual abuse. Her attorney says she's likely to be deported to Ethiopia, where she fears her husband's relatives will kill her.
Minnesota Supreme Court Weighs Future Of Board Of Pardons’ Decision-MakingThe Minnesota Supreme Court on Wednesday heard arguments in a case challenging the Board of Pardons’ unanimous decision-making authority that was set by law more than a century ago.
More Than 46,000 MN Students Vaccinated In The Weeks Before School's Start In the weeks leading up to the return to the classroom, more than 46,000 Minnesota students between the ages of 12 and 17 received their first COVID-19 vaccine dose, Gov. Tim Walz announced Monday.
22 Minnesota Firefighters Deployed To Assist Louisiana Communities Following Hurricane Ida Twenty-two Minnesota firefighters are traveling to assist Louisiana communities following destruction left by Hurricane Ida.
Gov. Walz Welcomes Students Back To School As Mask Debate ContinuesKids under 12 aren’t yet eligible for the vaccine, like many kids at Jefferson elementary school in Rochester. Masks are required in schools in this district, but that’s not the case everywhere.
State Sen. Michelle Benson Enters GOP Race For Governor; COVID Emerges As Top IssueMinnesota’s pandemic response and public safety are quickly emerging as central campaign issues for the widening pool of GOP hopefuls vying to unseat Gov. Tim Walz and break a 15-year streak of losing statewide office.
Gov. Walz Says Minnesota Has Welcomed 35 Refugees From Afghanistan So Far, Addresses Attack On Kabul AirportMinnesota has already welcomed dozens of refugees from Afghanistan and is expecting more, according to Gov. Tim Walz. He also addressed the attack at the Kabul airport that killed multiple U.S. service members.
COVID In Minnesota: 70% Of Minnesotans 16+ Have Received At Least One Vaccine DoseCompared to one month ago, the number of first doses administered per week is up 129%. In all, over 5.9 million doses have been administered since December.
Veterans Restorative Justice Act Provides Social Services, Probation To Vets Instead Of Jail TimeGov. Tim Walz on Tuesday held a ceremonial bill signing for the Veterans Restorative Justice Act, a bipartisan bill which aims to provide veterans caught in the criminal justice system with social services rather than jail time.
Gov. Walz To Lead Trade Mission To England, FinlandGov. Tim Walz plans to lead a trade mission to England and Finland later this year.
Minnesota Farmers Speak To Gov. Walz On Drought's ImpactDry fields were the topic of conversation for Minnesota farmers on Friday morning.
Gov. Walz Announces Sunisa Lee Day After Gold Medal WinGov. Tim Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan announced July 30, 2020 as Sunisa Lee Day in the State of Minnesota to celebrate Team USA's Sunisa Lee winning Olympic gold on July 29 in the 2021 Tokyo Olympics gymnastics individual all-around competition.