As COVID-19 Case Positivity Rate Crosses 5% Wednesday, Health Officials Warn That Everything Is Not Back To NormalWe are entering month six of the COVID-19 pandemic in Minnesota.
‘Our Approach Is Ambitious’: 3M And MIT Researchers Team Up To Develop Rapid Diagnostic Test For COVID-19Minnesota-based 3M is teaming up with researchers from the Massachusetts Institute Of Technology to develop a new rapid COVID-19 test that can be completed at point-of-care -- and within minutes.
Wisconsin Breaks Record Of Newly Confirmed COVID-19 CasesWisconsin hit a new high Friday in newly confirmed COVID-19 cases, breaking the record set just the day before.
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.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: 461 New COVID-19 Cases And 8 Deaths; Over 500,000 Tests Completed In State So FarThe Minnesota Department of Health is announcing 461 new COVID-19 cases and eight additional deaths.
Coronavirus Updates: Minnesota Approaching 5,000 Daily COVID-19 Diagnostic TestsHealthPartners alone can process two-thousand tests each day, across its eight clinics. Allina Health says it is also getting close to performing that same number of tests.
Teachers' Union: Students Taking Too Many TestsOn the day before most Minnesota kids go back to school, the state's largest teachers’ union is arguing that there are too many standardized tests.
Tests Find AHS Shelters Clear Of Dog FluFurther testing of dogs at all Animal Humane Society shelters found that there were no cases of dog flu in any of the facilities. According to AHS, nasal swab tests conducted by the University of Wisconsin found no evidence of H3N2 and also found two dogs diagnosed with pneumonia post-adoption were also clear of the virus.
Comprehensive Assessment Testing Resumes FridayStudent testing in Minnesota is resuming after it was suspended over a hacking attempt.
Tornado Sirens Sound Twice Thursday For Severe Weather Awareness WeekTornadoes, thunderstorms and damaging hail. Minnesota gets its fair share of severe weather. That's why the state is observing Sever Weather Awareness week.
ACT Testing To Be Given To All Minn. High School JuniorsA big change is coming to the way Minnesota’s high school seniors are measured for their proficiency in learning. That's because the 2013 state legislature decided to scrap the longtime requirement for GRAD testing to measure competency in key areas as a condition of graduation.
MN Students' Proficiency Holds Steady, Slightly UpMinnesota students' performance on standardized proficiency tests held steady or slightly improved this year. The tests measure students' ability to meet reading, math and science benchmarks.
Tornado Sirens Will Sound Off In MN On ThursdayIn Minnesota, May and June are typically the worst months when it comes to severe weather and more than half of federally declared disasters are due to severe weather.
Why Are Minn. 4th Graders Testing Well In Math? They’re Confident When it comes to math, Minnesota students aren't just making the grade. Our fourth graders are now actually among the top scorers in the country.
Minnesota In Market For New Student Testing CompanyMinnesota and its main student testing contractor are parting ways after a rocky run. Documents made public late Wednesday reveal that Washington, D.C.-based testing company American Institutes for Research has decided against seeking renewal of its $61 million contract with the state Department of Education.