Coronavirus (MN): Gov. Walz Says Decision On Statewide Mandate For Masks Could Come In 'Very Near Future'A statewide decision on mandating masks to slow the spread of COVID-19 could come soon.
Walz, Flanagan Announce $12 Million Effort To Combat Hunger In Minnesota Amid COVID-19Gov. Tim Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan on Wednesday announced a $12 million effort to combat hunger in Minnesota in the wake of COVID-19.
'They Care For Our Littlest Minnesotans': Gov., Lt. Gov. Announce $56.6M Proposal To Help Child Care Centers During PandemicGov. Tim Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan have announced a plan to distribute tens of millions of dollars to child care providers.
Minnesota Legislature Headed For Another Special Session Next WeekGov. Tim Walz is prepared to call Minnesota lawmakers into a special session that would begin Monday.
Walz Asks Feds To Help To Rebuild From George Floyd ProtestsMinnesota Gov. Tim Walz on Thursday asked the federal government to help rebuild communities that sustained damage during the protests over the killing of George Floyd.
Minnesota Health Officials Back Statewide Mask MandateHealth experts are urging Gov. Tim Walz to require people to wear masks in public statewide amid concerns that the spike in coronavirus cases elsewhere could happen in Minnesota.
‘We Need To Work Together’: Walz, Flanagan Announce Partnership To Provide Tech And Internet Access For Students In Communities Of NeedMinnesota Gov. Tim Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan on Tuesday announced a public-private partnership with notable Minnesota philanthropic and business leaders that’s aimed at getting students access to technology and adequate internet.
Gov. Walz Issues Juneteenth Proclamation, Urges Lawmakers To Establish State HolidayThis push comes Friday, after the governor issued a proclamation officially recognizing the day as Juneteeth Freedom Day in Minnesota.
Gov. Walz Orders Flags At Half-Staff Friday To Honor COVID-19 VictimsGov. Tim Walz has ordered flags to be flown at half-staff Friday to honor those who have lost their lives to COVID-19.
Minnesota Promises Late July Decision On K-12 SchoolsMinnesota health and education officials on Thursday asked school administrators to plan for three scenarios on reopening in the fall, and promised a decision by the week of July 27 on which of the three will be used.
Gov. Walz Signs Bill Providing $62.5 Million To Small Businesses Impacted By COVID-19During the special session Tuesday, Gov. Tim Walz signed a bill that will provide $62.5 million in grants to small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Minnesota's First Posthumous Pardon Granted To Black Man, Max Mason, Convicted In Century-Old Duluth CaseThis coming Monday will mark 100 years since the Duluth lynchings, a dark stain on Minnesota's past. And on Friday morning, the Minnesota Board of Pardons made history: It granted the state's first posthumous pardon to Max Mason.
'This Pandemic Is Not Over': Gov. Tim Walz Extends Peacetime Emergency In MinnesotaMinnesota Gov. Tim Walz says the COVID-19 pandemic is not over and on Friday extended the state’s peacetime emergency through mid-July.
Dozens Of Peaceful Protesters Arrested For Breaking Curfew Outside Of Minnesota State CapitolPolice say that roughly 2,000 people are seen peacefully gathering outside of Gov. Tim Walz's mansion on Monday evening in St. Paul.
A List Of Minnesota Restaurants Reopening For Outdoor DiningOn Wednesday, Gov. Tim Walz gave Minnesota restaurants the green light to open their patios starting on June 1, with a maximum of 50 guests. Here is a list of restaurants that have announced they will be opening for outdoor dining.