Though plenty of DFLers in northern Minnesota support two copper-nickel mining projects proposed for the region, PolyMet and Twin Metals, Jen McEwen says Duluth residents have pent-up demand for a “more progressive politics.”
Prior to Wednesday, Minnesota had not reported double-digit deaths from COVID-19 in a single day since July 2.
The new case count is the lowest tally since June 29, though there were also far fewer tests conducted than is typical.
Under the federal government’s use-it-or-lose-it constraints, Minnesota cities and counties are quickly finding ways to spend the money.
The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 is up 797 from Saturday’s count and is based on 19,959 new tests — the highest number of tests reported in a single day so far.
Four more Minnesotans have died of COVID-19, the Minnesota Department of Health said Friday, while the number of confirmed cases is up 545 from Thursday’s count.
Predictions of widespread closures among Minnesota child care providers have not come to pass, at least not yet, though the industry remains wobbly.
The Minnesota Department of Health said Monday that the number of confirmed cases is up 613 from Sunday’s count.
The Minnesota Department of Health also announced that six more Minnesotans had died of COVID-19, for a total of 1,600 since the start of the pandemic.
Without state money, University of Minnesota researchers have turned to an unusual source to finance the project: crowdfunding.
Four more Minnesotans have died of COVID-19, the Minnesota Department of Health said Tuesday.
Three more Minnesotans have died of COVID-19, the Minnesota Department of Health said Sunday, for a total of 1,574.
Five more Minnesotans have died of COVID-19, the Minnesota Department of Health said Friday, for a total of 1,566.
While the number of people in the ICU remains relatively low, the number of people reported to be hospitalized but not in intensive care jumped by 21 on Thursday.
Some hailed the policing legislation for significantly changing law enforcement in Minnesota. But when it comes to the question of residency incentives, lawmakers may not have changed anything at all.
The governor has been mulling whether to implement a statewide mask mandate in Minnesota for weeks.
Even as lawmakers celebrated the bill’s passage, a debate broke out over whether the Legislature should have done more to reform policing in Minnesota after the killing of George Floyd.
While Gov. Tim Walz has instituted a temporary ban on most evictions in Minnesota, current law provides no way to appeal terminations of medical services at assisted living facilities, which can force people from their homes.
MDH said there have now been 43,742 total confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Minnesota. The number of confirmed cases is up 572 from Tuesday’s count.
MDH also said Tuesday the number of confirmed cases is up 398 from Monday’s count and is based on 8,510 new tests.