MDH also said Thursday there have been 58,640 total confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Minnesota.
Plus: 30 sick with COVID-19 after attending funeral in Lake Park; home deconstructions on the rise in the Twin Cities; Voyageurs Park pleads with visitors not to leave trash; and more.
From most compelling races to the oddity of voting in the time COVID, an overview of what might be one of the more notable elections of our lifetimes.
The American Heart Association says research to date has found no cardiovascular benefits from the use of marijuana. It also cites harms from smoking or vaping it.
A good way to think about test positivity is to think about fishing with a net. If you catch a fish almost every time you send the net down (high test positivity), that tells you there are probably a lot of fish around that you haven’t caught (there are a lot of undetected cases).
The newest update allows landlords to evict tenants who have “significantly damaged property” or if the property manager or their family needs to move in.
In-person learning, a hybrid or distance learning? Districts are carefully watching county coronavirus numbers as they get ready to be nimble.
Plus: survey says 45 business thinking of leaving downtown Minneapolis; health officials are concerned with rise in syphilis cases; no charges for Brooklyn Center police officers involved in fatal shooting of 21-year-old man; and more.
Minnesota’s seven-day average case positivity rate rose to 5.2%, up from 4.9% a week ago. MDH considers above 5% a concerning trend.
Plus: State statute keeps buildings damaged during protests from being demolished; Rep. Emmer wants you to #ThankACop; Cup Foods reopens; Valleyfair does not; and more.
The wide-ranging debate touched on major issues like the environment, immigration and health care.
Predictions of widespread closures among Minnesota child care providers have not come to pass, at least not yet, though the industry remains wobbly.
“There was no significant benefit from the supplement for this purpose. It did not prevent depression or improve mood,” says Dr. Oliva Okereke, the study’s lead author.
Plus: analysis reveals Minneapolis faces legal barriers to eliminating police officers; Minneapolis Charter Commission to vote on policing ballot question Wednesday; young woman rescued from a hole; and more.
Four more Minnesotans have died of COVID-19, the Minnesota Department of Health said Tuesday, for a total of 1,620.
Plus: north Minneapolitans talk to New York Times about reducing the city’s police force; Council President Lisa Bender’s front yard vandalized; fire damages St. Paul hotel under construction; and more.
Because of COVID-19, local governments have changed numerous polling locations or — in some smaller, rural precincts — gone to mail balloting.
The woodlands next to Camp Ripley, part of a landscape area designated for protection from development, promise to provide a wealth of hiking, canoeing and other outdoor pursuits.
Support MinnPost’s nonprofit newsroom by bidding on an original framed and matted photograph taken by Robert Capa in June 1944, shortly after the Allied D-Day invasion of the Normandy coast.
“Our study shows that the common idea that ‘music makes children smarter’ is incorrect,” says Giovanni Sala, the lead author of the meta-analysis.