Since the beginning of the pandemic, only essential travel - mainly for business and trade - was allowed between our land borders.
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US Will Reopen Borders To Vaccinated Travelers Next MonthSince the beginning of the pandemic, only essential travel - mainly for business and trade - was allowed between our land borders.
US Borders Will Reopen For Non-Essential Travel For Vaccinated Next MonthThis is the end of a 19-month travel ban on foreigners' access into the US by land from Mexico and Canada.
Finding Minnesota: Moorhead’s Viking ShipJohn Lauritsen visits Moorhead’s Hjemkomst Center, which might be the only museum in the world that was literally built around a Viking ship.
Minnesota, Wisconsin To Welcome Hundreds Of Afghan RefugeesMinnesota and Wisconsin will be the new home for hundreds of refugees from Afghanistan.
Artist To Ship Frescos Painted In Mpls. To Italian ChurchMinneapolis native and artist Mark Balma received a commission to paint frescoes on the walls of a Catholic church just north of Rome in 2020, but COVID found him locked out of the country. So instead, he has been painting his frescoes in a studio in uptown Minneapolis.
Good Question: How Are Refugees Placed Around The Country?At least 35 refugees from Afghanistan have new homes in Minnesota. Over the next several months, that number is expected to grow to 300, according to International Institute of Minnesota.
Rep. Phillips To ‘Hold Those To Account’ For Handling Of AfghanistanA Minnesota congressman was quick to offer help when the city of Kabul started to fall a couple weeks ago.
Interview: Rep. Dean Phillips On The Situation In AfghanistanRep. Dean Phillips is one of the few Democrats raising questions about the Biden administration's handling of the crisis.
Unclear If Minnesota Troops Hurt In Kabul AttackMore than 1,000 Minnesota National Guard members are in Afghanistan right now, but it's not clear if any of them were hurt in Thursday’s attack at Hamid Karzai International Airport.
Afghan Minnesotans Hope To Help Refugees ResettleMinnesotans of Afghan descent are hoping their friends and relatives who helped allied forces will safely get to the U.S.
With Taliban Gaining Ground, U.S. Embassy In Afghanistan Beings EvacuatingErin Hassanzadeh sat down with people close to the conflict to get their reaction (2:22). WCCO 4 News At 10 - Aug. 12, 2021
Minnesota Businesses On Canadian Border Celebrate ReopeningAfter 17 months, the Canadian border has reopened, John Lauritsen reports (2:20). WCCO 4 News At 6 - Aug. 9, 2021
Vaccinated Minnesotan Stuck Abroad After Testing Positive For COVID-19 In MexicoA Minneapolis woman shares a travel warning after testing positive for COVID-19, reports Liz Collin (2:04). WCCO 4 News At 6 - July 29, 2021
Richard Branson Travels To Space’s EdgeSpace tourism moved closer to reality Sunday, reports Mark Strassmann (1:55). WCCO 4 News At 5:30 - July 11, 2021
Rep. Ilhan Omar Speaks Out Against Israel ViolenceIn Washington D.C. Thursday, Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar spoke out against the violence in Israel (0:45). WCCO 4 News At 10 - May 13, 2021
Former Twin Cities Resident Killed In Somalia BombingA suicide bombing in Somalia over the weekend killed a young mother who lived in Hopkins for many years, reports David Schuman (1:44). WCCO 4 News At 10 - May 11, 2021
Queen Elizabeth Speaks To Parliament In 1st Public Appearance Since Philip's DeathCOVID restrictions scaled back the traditional ceremony, Ian Lee reports (1:29). WCCO 4 News At Noon - May 11, 2021
U.S. Restricts Flights From India As Country's COVID Crisis Turns CatastrophicThe world's coronavirus cases are hitting record levels, driven in part by a devastating surge in India, Danya Bacchus reports (1:20). WCCO Sunday Morning - May 2, 2021
Minnesotan Stuck In Guatemala With COVIDA St. Paul family is asking for prayers as a father of three is stranded abroad with a serious case of COVID, reports Erin Hassanzadeh (2:09). WCCO 4 News At 10 - April 29, 2021
Int’l Falls Businesses Hurting From Canadian Border ClosureJohn Lauritsen shows us how businesses in International Falls are coping with the closure of the Canadian border (1:46). WCCO 4 News At 10 – April 26,
How The World Viewed The Chauvin VerdictHere’s a look at how viewers around the planet heard the news of Derek Chauvin’s guilty verdict (0:38). WCCO 4 News At 10 – April 20, 2021
More Lawmakers Visit BorderThe issue of immigration is heating up as lawmakers head to the southern border to see facilities where unaccompanied migrant children are being held, Michael George reports (1:42). WCCO Sunday Morning - March 28, 2021
Good Question: Why Are We So Fascinated With The Royals?This Sunday, we'll hear from Prince Harry and Meghan Markle as they open up to Oprah about why they left royal life -- with millions expected to watch this rare look into a tightly-restricted family, reports Heather Brown (2:32). WCCO 4 News At 10 - March 4, 2021
Biden, López Obrador Talk Immigration In Virtual MeetingA virtual meeting between the presidents of the United States and Mexico comes as the Secretary of Homeland Security says the administration is rebuilding the nation's immigration system -- nearly from scratch, reports Skylar Henry (1:57). WCCO 4 News At 5 - March 1, 2021