The share of COVID-19 tests taken in Minnesota the come back positive is 15.6%, which is the highest it has been since the start of the pandemic. Hospitals urged Minnesotans not to go to the emergency room to get a COVID test.
St. Paul Public Schools were considering ending its efforts to identify and enforce isolation on unvaccinated students who come into contact with COVID-19-infected people at school.
The Minnesota Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training is investigating Hennepin County Sheriff David Hutchinson’s conviction for misdemeanor DWI.
A man who was pursuing a woman crashed his truck through the doors of a fire station in Minneapolis where the woman was seeking safety. The man was detained by firefighters and is in custody.
Washington County Attorney Pete Orput will not seek re-election.
Summit Brewing has temporarily closed its beer hall.