Report: Suicides In Minnesota Declined In 2020Although last year brought stress and suffering due the COVID-19 pandemic, related joblessness and unrest in the Twin Cities, deaths by suicide in Minnesota declined in 2020 when compared to 2019.
COVID In Minnesota: Nearly 1,000 New Cases, 15 More Deaths Reported Ahead Of Expected Teen Vaccine ExpansionAs the Pfizer vaccine is expected to get final authorization Wednesday for use in children as young as 12, Minnesota health officials reported 919 more cases of the virus and 15 additional deaths.
'Vaccinate To Celebrate': Expert Answers Parents' Questions About Pfizer Shots For KidsVaccinations can begin as early as Thursday, though Minnesota Infectious Disease Director Kris Ehresmann cautioned that not every single person newly eligible will be able to get their shot the very day they are allowed.
Gov. Walz Highlights Minnesota's Vaccination Efforts On Bipartisan RoundtableGov. Tim Walz joined a virtual roundtable with President Joe Biden Tuesday.
Guthrie Theater To Reopen In July, With Shows Starting In OctoberMinneapolis' flagship theater has announced its plan for reopening.
COVID In Minnesota: 583 Cases, 9 Deaths Reported; 88% Of Seniors Have Received At Least 1 Vaccine DoseThe Minnesota Department of Health reported 583 positive cases of COVID-19 and nine deaths Tuesday, bringing the cumulative case count to 589,527 and total fatalities to 7,240.
Unnecessary Roughness? Former Gophers Claim Tough Practices Ended Football CareersFormer Gopher athletes have come forward with allegations of tough football practices that ended their careers -- and they're not alone.
Walz: Minnesota Ready To Vaccinate Children 12+ Once CDC Issues Guidance For Pfizer ShotGov. Tim Walz says Minnesota is ready to vaccinate children ages 12 to 15 after the Food and Drug Administration earlier Monday granted emergency use authorization for the Pfizer shot for that age range.
Minnesota To Get $200M More Than Expected In Federal AidDemocratic Gov. Tim Walz expressed hope Monday that new guidelines over how states can spend the aid might help speed up the slow pace of negotiations over the state's next budget.
Legalization Of Recreational Marijuana May Face Hurdle In Minnesota Senate, But Public Opinion Continues To Shift In Its FavorFor the first time ever, a bill to legalize recreational marijuana will get a vote on the floor of the Minnesota House later this week. That bill is expected to pass with bipartisan support.
COVID In Minnesota: No New Deaths Reported In Last 24 Hours; Positivity Rate PlateausThe state's rolling average positivity rate is sitting at 5.9%, which is roughly where it's been plateauing for more than a week. Anything above 5% is considered cause for increased caution.