'Horrific': Minnesota Officials React To Mass Shooting At St. Paul BarSt. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter, Gov. Tim Walz and Sen. Tina Smith are among those who have responded to the violence.
'No One Else Is Willing To Take That Vaccine': Committee Hears Concerns About Plunging Staff Levels Over Mandate"At our facility, we currently have a 40% to 45% vaccination rate for staff,” certified nursing assistant Abbie Tiemann said. “We’ve come to the point where no one else is willing to take that vaccine. I am one of them."
Gov. Walz Calls For Teacher COVID Vaccine, Testing RequirementsThe Democratic governor detailed his proposal in a letter to lawmakers that he released after meeting privately with legislative leaders.
Some Democrats Fear 'Massive National Blowback' If MPD ReplacedThe state's best known progressives — U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar and Attorney General Keith Ellison — support the plan, which would replace the police department with a new Department of Public Safety. Other top Democrats, including Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Gov. Tim Walz, oppose it.
Supporters Say Threat To Reproductive Rights Growing In Minnesota And NationwideIt may seem way to early to be thinking about the 2022 elections, but the fundraising and jockeying for your vote has already begun, with the issue of abortion very much front and center.
Judge Rules Against Parents In Lawsuit Seeking Statewide School Mask MandateThe judge ruled that the relief Parents Advocating for Safe Schools was seeking is a "non-justiciable political question."
State Health Officials Concerned About Bump In COVID Cases Among Kids As School Year BeginsMinnesota public health officials say they are concerned about COVID-19 cases increasing among children as a school year begins with many back in the classroom.
Ex-Senate GOP Leader Paul Gazelka Enters Race For Minnesota GovernorSources tell WCCO that former Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka will announce his run to replace DFL Gov. Tim Walz Wednesday.
Free COVID Testing Again Available At Minneapolis Convention CenterReopening this popular testing site is another move by state leaders to keep people safe and slow the spread of the Delta variant as the school year kicks into high gear.
Walz, Smith, Klobuchar Visit Greenwood Fire, Stagnant At 26,000 AcresGov. Tim Walz and senators Tina Smith and Amy Klobuchar visited northern Minnesota Monday to survey the Greenwood fire.
Lawsuit Filed By Parents Against Gov. Walz For Lack Of School Mask Mandate"This case is a clarion call to school districts to take the appropriate action themselves," Marshall Tanick said. "There's nothing that prevents the school districts from making this decision."