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 By MPR News    News    January 15, 2021 

Signals point to unrest in state

The FBI says members of a far-right group that wants to foment a second civil war scouted out the Minnesota State Capitol ahead of a pro-Trump rally planned for this weekend. A memo to law enforcement...  Website

 By MPR News    News    January 15, 2021 

Stauber condemns violence, urges calm

Minnesota Republican U.S. Rep. Pete Stauber says he wants to move forward and heal the nation after this week's violent storming of the U.S. Capitol by supporters of President Donald Trump. On MPR...  Website

 By MPR News    COVID-19    January 8, 2021

State closures ease as cases ebb

The state will allow bars and restaurants to offer indoor dining again next week — with limits — and also allow for movie theaters, museums and other entertainment venues to reopen after being closed since mid-November. The new order, announced... Full story

 By MPR News    COVID-19    December 11, 2020

Vaccination details emerge

Minnesota is expected to receive 183,400 doses of CovidD-19 vaccines this month, and they’ll be targeted toward health care workers and the state’s most vulnerable residents, Gov. Tim Walz said this week. The vaccines will come from two makers, P... Full story

 By MPR News    News    November 27, 2020

Potlatch land sold for conservation

Kirsti Marohn MPR News A nonprofit organization has purchased more than 70,000 acres of northern and central Minnesota forest formerly owned by the paper and lumber giant Potlatch. Potlatch once...

 By MPR News    COVID-19    November 13, 2020

Dramatic case rise brings more restrictions

It has been a difficult few weeks in Minnesota, as Covid-19 continues its rampant spread across the state, leaving record-smashing case numbers and a devastating toll of hospitalizations and deaths. Gov. Tim Walz announced an effort Tuesday to tamp d...  Website

 By MPR News    COVID-19    November 13, 2020

Testing: the why, where and how of Covid tests

State health officials have said for months that accurate and accessible testing is a key tool in understanding and combating Covid-19 in Minnesota. The most commonly administered Covid-19 tests in... Full story

 By MPR News    COVID-19    November 13, 2020

Pandemic notes from around the region

Gov. Tim Walz made it clear Wednesday that the Covid-19 pandemic will get worse in the near term before it gets better. “We’ll be unfortunately announcing numbers today: positivity rates above 20 percent and unfortunately we are going to have... Full story

 By MPR News    COVID-19    October 2, 2020

Worried you might have been exposed to COVID-19? Here's what to do.

Story by Catharine Richert / MPR News Just after midnight, President Donald Trump revealed on Twitter that he tested positive for COVID-19 — a virus that has infected more than 7 million people nationwide. His diagnosis comes after a close...  Website

 By MPR News    Sports    September 18, 2020

MSHSL moves football, volleyball seasons to late fall

Minnesota high school football and volleyball are back on for the falls sports season. After an August decision to postpone those sports until the spring, the 20-member Minnesota State High School... Full story


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