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Minnesota lost nearly 50,000 jobs in December with pandemic rules in place

Minnesota lost nearly 50,000 jobs in December as a spike in coronavirus cases prompted the state to place restrictions on bars, restaurants, gyms and some ... Read more

1 hour ago by Minnesota Public Radio.

Minnesota pharmacies request to be part of vaccine rollout

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota pharmacies and health care providers are asking the state to include them in the coronavirus vaccine rollout as the demand for a ... Read more

4 hours ago by Associated Press.

Judge denies request to delay cop’s trial in Floyd’s death

MINNEAPOLIS — A Minnesota judge said he won’t reconsider his decision to hold a March trial for the former Minneapolis police officer who kneeled on ... Read more

4 hours ago by Associated Press.

Daily COVID-19 update: State passes 6K COVID-19 deaths; 16 new cases in Freeborn County

More than 6,000 people have now died from COVID-19 across Minnesota, according to health officials. Thirty-two new deaths were reported Thursday from 23 counties, including ... Read more

5 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Klobuchar: Democracy cannot be taken for granted

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar took center stage Wednesday at the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris and used her ... Read more

1 day ago by Associated Press.

Daily COVID-19 update: 2 new deaths in Freeborn County

Thirty-four new COVID-19 deaths were reported across Minnesota on Wednesday, including two people from Freeborn County. According to the Minnesota Department of Health, one person ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Reports.

Woman injured in crash on Interstate 90 near Bricelyn

A woman was injured in a crash on an icy portion of Interstate 90 Tuesday morning near Bricelyn. According to the Faribault County Sheriff’s Office, ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Reports.

Owatonna man accused of threatening police arrested on charge

ST. PAUL — A Minnesota man who allegedly bragged about planning to kill a police officer at a pro-Trump rally in St. Paul was accused ... Read more

2 days ago by Associated Press.

Both faced with COVID-19, one care provider moves in with client

ST. PAUL — When the COVID-19 pandemic hit in March, Debra Howze was more worried about her clients than anyone else. She’s a personal care ... Read more

2 days ago by Associated Press.

Police: Willmar man working in his garage is killed by a stray bullet

WILLMAR — Authorities are investigating the death of a Willmar man they said was killed by a stray bullet while he was working in his ... Read more

2 days ago by Associated Press.

Judge orders company to take 3M’s trademarks off N95 masks

MINNEAPOLIS — A federal judge has ordered a Florida company accused of selling counterfeit N95 face masks with 3M’s name on them to stop using ... Read more

2 days ago by Associated Press.

Minnesota individual income tax filing season opens Feb. 12

The Minnesota Department of Revenue will open the state individual income tax filing season on Feb. 12, which is also the opening day for the ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

Daily COVID-19 update: Active cases in Freeborn County lowering

Freeborn County on Tuesday reported its smallest daily total of new COVID-19 cases in recent weeks with six new lab-confirmed cases, according to the update ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Behind Capitol security lines, COVID-19 is still main topic

Minnesota lawmakers return Tuesday to a fortified Capitol with their 2021 session in full swing.  Read more

2 days ago by Minnesota Public Radio.

New pilot vaccination program expands those eligible for limited supply

Minnesota is launching a new pilot program to expedite COVID-19 vaccinations of people age 65 and older at community vaccination sites across the state. The ... Read more

3 days ago by Minnesota Public Radio.

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