State, Schools Share Plans For Vaccinating Young Kids Against COVID-19Now that the final hurdle has been cleared to begin vaccinating children ages 5-11 against COVID-19, state and school officials are rolling out their plans.
Gov. Walz, Former Gov. Pawlenty To Receive COVID-19 Boosters TuesdayThe two will be getting their booster shots in a bipartisan effort to encourage more Minnesotans to do the same, and will be joined by Minnesota Department of Health commissioner Jan Malcolm Tuesday afternoon.
Gov. Walz: State To Begin Administering Moderna, Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Booster ShotsGovernor Tim Walz announced Friday that Minnesota will begin administering Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 booster shots to eligible Minnesotans.
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz Announces Bid For Re-Election“The fight’s not over but we got the ball back,” Gov. Tim Walz said in his video announcement. “We’re on offense and we’re making progress. But the same people who blocked us are trying to take us backwards."
Minnesota To Offer Gift Cards, Scholarship Drawings As Vaccination Incentives For KidsChildren who complete their vaccine series before the end of November will get a $200 Visa gift card and a shot at a $100,000 college scholarship, Gov. Tim Walz announced Monday.
Gov. Walz Kicks Off Statewide Infrastructure Rebuilding Plan In DuluthGov. Tim Walz kicked off Thursday a statewide plan to rebuild infrastructure and create jobs in Minnesota.
'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.