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Cops, Courts & Fires

Investigation launched into leaked Floyd bodycam video

Authorities in Hennepin County are investigating how officer body camera video of George Floyd’s final moments was leaked to a British tabloid after the newspaper ... Read more

by Minnesota Public Radio, Tuesday, August 4, 2020 6:19 am

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Opponents of statewide mask mandate rally at Minnesota Capitol

A week after Minnesota's face mask mandate took effect, opponents gathered on the grounds of the State Capitol on Saturday to criticize Gov. Tim Walz's ... Read more

by Minnesota Public Radio, Saturday, August 1, 2020 6:54 pm

Education

Walz’s schools plan stresses in-classroom teaching, flexibility to shift

Gov. Tim Walz is calling for public school leaders to make staff and student health their top priorities and, essentially, do the best they can ... Read more

by Minnesota Public Radio, Thursday, July 30, 2020 1:43 pm

Health Updates

Daily COVID-19 update: Statewide hospitalizations dip slightly; area counties report new cases

Minnesota’s upswing in new COVID-19 cases continued Thursday with 745 new confirmed cases, although a recent jump in hospitalizations for the disease has paused. The ... Read more

by Minnesota Public Radio, Thursday, July 30, 2020 11:47 am

Education

Minnesota officials to announce fall school plans

Gov. Tim Walz on Thursday is expected to give districts and charter schools guidance on the upcoming school year to help them make decisions on ... Read more

by Minnesota Public Radio, Thursday, July 30, 2020 7:25 am

Health Updates

Daily COVID-19 update: Hospitalizations in Minnesota again pass 300; new cases reported in 3 area counties

COVID-19 hospitalizations continued to climb Wednesday as the Health Department reported 310 people now hospitalized in Minnesota, including 143 needing intensive care. Read more

by Minnesota Public Radio, Wednesday, July 29, 2020 12:13 pm

Cops, Courts & Fires

Warrant: White supremacist instigated looting at George Floyd protest

By Cody Nelson and Matt Sepic, Minnesota Public Radio News An alleged white supremacist instigated an initial round of destruction in Minneapolis following George Floyd’s ... Read more

by Minnesota Public Radio, Wednesday, July 29, 2020 4:57 am

Health Updates

State may ‘dial back’ if case climb continues

State health officials again ratcheted up the worry that COVID-19 trends in Minnesota are headed the wrong way on Monday, just days before Gov. Tim ... Read more

by Minnesota Public Radio, Tuesday, July 28, 2020 7:14 am

Health Updates

2 more COVID-19 deaths; 650 new cases

Minnesota Health Department data on COVID-19 remains a mixed bag of hope and worry, with daily death counts staying in single digits even as the ... Read more

by Minnesota Public Radio, Monday, July 27, 2020 11:33 am

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Torrential rain causes flooding in south-central Minnesota

Heavy rain that started Saturday evening in south-central Minnesota continued through the night, adding up to more than a half-foot by Sunday morning in some ... Read more

by Minnesota Public Radio, Sunday, July 26, 2020 9:01 am

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Capitol fence to go soon; Columbus statue to stay in storage

Security fencing around Minnesota’s Capitol is on the verge of coming down, but the displaced statue of Christopher Columbus won’t be going back up anytime ... Read more

by Minnesota Public Radio, Friday, July 24, 2020 9:16 am

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Get your Minnesota State Fair food fix with a drive-thru ‘food parade’

There will be no Minnesota State Fair this year, but some of the food will be back — in drive-thru form. Read more

by Minnesota Public Radio, Wednesday, July 22, 2020 9:07 am

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Minnesota food shelves, already busy, brace for bigger demand

The COVID-19 pandemic has created huge demand for free or reduced-cost food across the state as Minnesotans have lost jobs and children missed out on ... Read more

by Minnesota Public Radio, Wednesday, July 22, 2020 9:04 am

Health Updates

Daily COVID-19 update: Hospitalizations increase statewide; new cases reported in area counties

The state Health Department on Tuesday reported three more deaths from COVID-19 along with a significant rise in the number of people currently hospitalized. Officials ... Read more

by Minnesota Public Radio, Tuesday, July 21, 2020 11:47 am

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St. Cloud to consider mask requirement

St. Cloud officials will consider Monday night whether to join the growing number of Minnesota cities mandating the use of masks to prevent the spread ... Read more

by Minnesota Public Radio, Monday, July 20, 2020 8:45 am

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