With Walz's Decision On School Looming, Local Pediatrician Weighs In On COVID-19 Child ImpactsWCCO's Erin Hassanzadeh shows us what families need to know about COVID-19's potential impact on kids.
Robbinsdale School District Prepares For Different Scenarios Ahead Of Walz’s School Plan AnnouncementWe're just a day away from finding out the fate for Minnesota schools this Fall. Districts have been getting ready for several scenarios. One district is working hand in hand with the teacher's union to make sure both students and educators have support.
Annual Rodeo Held In Northern Minnesota Welcomes Thousands Over The Weekend Protesting Statewide Mask MandateA rodeo held every year in northern Minnesota welcomed a crowd of thousands over the weekend. That's despite the order from Gov. Walz to limit crowds.
Gov. Walz Visits Henderson Thursday, Urges Legislature To Pass Bonding BillOn Thursday, Gov. Tim Walz visited Henderson to urge the legislature to pass the $1.35 billion infrastructure, jobs and bonding bill.
Reality Check: Is South Dakota's Strategy Of Luring Minnesota Businesses A New Tactic?The state of South Dakota has launched a major marketing campaign-- in Minnesota. It's unusual not just because it's targeting Minnesota businesses, but because it's asking them to re-locate due to Minnesota's pandemic shut down.
Senate Republicans Question Decisions Leaders Made Early On During Unrest In The Twin CitiesIt was the question asked repeatedly during the first days of the riots: where is the National Guard? When the Guard showed up in force the Saturday after George Floyd's death the violence eased dramatically.
Coronavirus (MN): Gov. Walz Announces Over Half Million Tested In State, Capacity To Test 20,000 Per DayOn Monday, Gov. Tim Walz announced that Minnesota has hit its “moonshot” testing goal of having the capacity for 20,000 COVID-19 tests per day.
Businesses Slowly Start Opening As Part Of Gov. Walz's Phase 3 PlanIt's the first ladies lunch out for Rita Gaspar and her friends she's known since high school.
Gov. Walz Convenes Special Session, To Focus On Police Reform & Minnesota's Economic RecoveryGov. Walz on Wednesday announced that he will convene a special legislative session starting Friday, with police reform and building a stronger economy on the top of his priorities.
Coronavirus (MN): MDH Reports 352 More COVID-19 Cases And 19 DeathsThe Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) announced Wednesday that the number of positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Minnesota has risen to 28,869, up 352 from Tuesday. Nineteen more people also died, bringing the death total to 1,236.
Coronavirus (MN): COVID-19 Cases Rise By 307; 20 Additional Deaths ReportedMinnesota’s Department of Health (MDH) on Tuesday reported there are now 307 new cases of COVID-19 in the state, along with 20 more deaths.
Restaurants Prepare To Reopen For Indoor Dining Services On WednesdayStarting Wednesday, the state is turning the COVID-19 dial - allowing up to 250 customers in sit-down dining rooms at a time.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: MDH Reports Additional 526 Cases, 22 DeathsMinnesota Department of Health officials announced Saturday an additional 526 cases of COVID-19 and 22 more deaths in the state.
'Justice Needs To Be Served': Jay-Z Calls Gov. Walz Regarding George Floyd's Death InvestigationGov. Tim Walz received a phone call on Sunday from famous rapper and record executive Jay-Z, regarding justice for George Floyd’s death that sparked protests, rioting and outcry across the city and nation this week.
Walz, Flanagan Urge Minnesotans To Respect 8 P.M. Curfew In Twin CitiesGov. Tim Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan on Saturday are urging Minnesotans to respect the curfew that's in effect for the Twin Cities following a fourth straight-night of unrest in the heart of the state.