Minnesota To Distribute 2.1 Million Free KN95 MasksNearly a third of the masks -- 650,000 -- will go to local public health agencies, while another 550,000 will go to schools, the governor's office said.
Walz Spending Plan Includes $150 To $350 Checks Directly To Minnesota HouseholdsThe checks are part of his supplemental spending plan, earmarking money from a projected $7.7 billion surplus. Some single filers would qualify for $150 while married couples that make up to a certain amount would get $350.
COVID In MN: Emergency Nurses Arrive To Help HospitalsMore than 100 nurses will head to 23 hospitals across the state this week, Gov. Tim Walz said.
Walz Announces Proposed $2.7 Billion Infrastructure And Bonding BillThe governor is asking for $120 million for bridge repairs, $260 million for infrastructure at state colleges and universities, $450 million for affordable housing, and $940 million for climate change projects.
Discussing Omicron Surge, Gov. Walz Says 'I Think We Are In The Worst Of It'As cities in Minnesota have taken action to combat the surge in COVID-19 cases, there are no statewide mandates in place.
COVID In MN: Mpls. Convention Center Testing To Temporarily Move To US Bank Stadium Next WeekCommunity testing at the Minneapolis Convention Center will be temporarily relocated to U.S. Bank Stadium next week.
Flags To Be Flown At Half-Staff For Western Minnesota Firefighter Who Died In Line Of Duty Gov. Tim Walz has ordered that flags be flown at half-staff in honor of a western Minnesota firefighter who died in the line of duty.
Republican Kendall Qualls Joins Race For Minnesota GovernorQualls, who made an unsuccessful bid for Congress in 2020, said in statement that he will end the “flood of people” leaving Minnesota.
COVID In Minnesota: Gov. Walz Announces New Vaccine Site In OakdaleThe clinic will be at Inwood Oaks in Oakdale, on the 400 block of Inwood Avenue North, and it will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays, and from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays.
'We Are Competing Against 49 Other States': Minnesota Works To Satisfy COVID Testing DemandIn the next few days the state is opening new testing sites in Anoka, Cottage Grove and North Branch and increasing the capacity at St Paul's Roy Wilkins Auditorium by 50%.
'Democracy Prevailed': Minn. Politicians Mark 1 Year Since U.S. Capitol AttackThursday marks one year since the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol.
Gov. Walz Talks Getting COVID, Plans Moving Forward To Fight OmicronMinnesota is preparing for a jump in COVID cases, with one ofthe most recent to be infected is the governor himself.
Gov. Tim Walz And Family Test Positive For COVID-19The governor said he is fully vaccinated and boosted and has no symptoms so far.
Minnesota Expects Record $7.7 Billion Budget SurplusMinnesota officials are releasing an updated budget forecast on Tuesday showing further improvements to set the stage for the 2022 legislative session, to the tune of a $7.746 billion surplus.
Gov. Walz Announces COVID Vaccine Boosters For All Minnesota AdultsIf you received the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines at least six months ago, or the Johnson & Johnson vaccine at least two months ago, you are now eligible and encouraged to get a booster.