COVID In Minnesota: Nearly 44% Of Eligible Minnesotans Are Fully VaccinatedState health officials reported Saturday 1,723 more cases of COVID-19 and 10 more deaths. Meanwhile, nearly 58% of Minnesotans 16 and older have received their first vaccine dose while 43.9% are fully vaccinated.
Hennepin Co. Sheriff: Violent Crime Increase Part Of National TrendStatistics released Friday show violent crime is increasing in Minnesota's most populous county. The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office says there was an 8-percent increase in violent crime between 2014 and 2015.
Minnesota Wild Hire Stats Specialists For Hockey OperationsThe Minnesota Wild have hired for their hockey operations department a pair of analytics specialists who co-founded an advanced statistics website. Wild general manager Chuck Fletcher announced Tuesday the club has brought in Andrew C. Thomas as lead hockey researcher and Alexandra Mandrycky as hockey operations analyst.
Minn. Unemployment Rate Drops To Lowest Level In Nearly 15 YearsMinnesota's unemployment rate is at its lowest level since March 2001. The state Department of Employment and Economic Development reported Thursday that November's seasonally adjusted rate was 3.5 percent. That's the lowest since March 2001.
Good Question: Who Volunteers & Where Do They Do It?Volunteering always ranks right up there when it comes to New Year’s resolutions. Here in Minnesota, it's a place where we excel. Almost 38 percent of Minnesotans give money or time -- ranking the Land of 10,000 Lakes second in the country.
Stats: Crime, Drinking Offenses Down At U Of M Serious crime at the University of Minnesota continues to drop every year, statistics show.
Hennepin Co.: Significant Violent Crime Drop Since 2006The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office says violent crime has decreased 38 percent countywide from 2006 to 2011.
Police: Violent Crime In Mpls Looks To Remain FlatMinneapolis looks to grow safer for the sixth year in a row, authorities say.