Minnetonka Becomes The Latest Suburb To Institute A Mask MandateAnother Twin Cities suburb has approved a mask mandate as the state struggles with the surge in COVID-19 cases from the Omicron variant.
Duluth Institutes 30-Day Mask MandateMasks will be required in all public spaces in Duluth starting Friday, as the city becomes the latest to join an increasing number of municipalities instituting mask mandates in Minnesota.
Golden Valley, Hopkins Instituting Mask MandatesTwo Twin Cities suburbs announced Wednesday they will institute citywide mask mandates this week.
Central Minnesota Health Care Workers Calling For Mask Mandate Amid SurgeDoctors in central Minnesota say they have seen COVID-19 cases spike 250% in recent weeks. Now, the health care workers are making a desperate plea to policy-makers.
After Half-A-Year, Mask Mandates Return To Minneapolis, St. PaulIt's been seven months since mask mandates were lifted in Minnesota, but now they are back in the state's two biggest cities.
Judge Grants Temporary Restraining Order Against the City Of St. Paul's Vaccine RequirementA judge temporarily halted Thursday a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for St. Paul city employees.
Man Grabbed At School Board Meeting Over Mask Mandates Speaks Out; More Local Officials ResigningA tense Eastern Carver County School Board meeting over a mask mandate Monday culminated with a physical altercation, the latest flashpoint in a bitter nationwide battle over COVID-19 policies in schools.
'This Madness Has To Stop': MN Rep. Says Adult Barged Into Son's Classroom With Anti-Mask Rant"An angry adult barged into our son's elementary school this morning on the first day of school. He threatened teachers & staff while yelling at kids to take off masks before he was arrested," Rep. Mike Howard said. "This madness has to stop, as does the anti-science/anti-govt rhetoric fueling the rage."
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.
Students In Minneapolis Return To Classrooms With Masks RequiredIt's up to each district to require masks. Some are making their decisions based on the local COVID-19 positivity rate.
Roseville, St. Cloud Schools Become Latest Districts To Require Students To Mask UpTwo more Minnesota school districts have announced they will require students to wear masks when returning to classrooms this fall.