In Minnesota, the Health Department announced that 6 more people had died of COVID-19 and that nearly 20 percent of the population had received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine.
Plus: public defender criticizes Minnesota’s second-degree murder statute; several large districts have not re-opened despite Walz’s expectations; Macalester students block Grand Ave. in protest of Line 3; and more.
The U.S. House could vote to approve the bill by Tuesday.
In a wide-ranging and open conversation, Dr. Joseph Lee talked about his career trajectory, the importance of family connections and how it feels to be a trailblazer.
While ECMO can work miracles, restoring life and health to patients whose hearts have ceased to function, the technology can only help if a patient can be connected to the machine as quickly as possible.
Plus: freight train cars derail along Plymouth rail line; Mankato could be downgraded from ‘metropolitan’ status; M Health Fairview looking to fill open COVID-19 vaccine appointments; and more.
The Minnesota Department of Health also reported Sunday that 4 more people have died of COVID-19.
Plus: one person dead after a shooting near George Floyd memorial in south Minneapolis; ‘Miracle on Ice’ star’s brain to be analyzed for CTE; more than 1 million Minnesotans have received at least one dose of vaccine; and more.
The Minnesota Department of Health also said Friday that 13 more Minnesotans have died of COVID-19, for a total of 6,534.
Director Angela Two Stars discusses how the gallery jumped in to help the city during last summer’s protests and how it is using creative solutions to help local artists.
Plus: Roy Wilkins to become permanent mass-vaccination site; Luger on short list for MN U.S. attorney; Garnett announces end to T-Wolves ownership bid; and more.
A timeline of how coronavirus was experienced by Minnesotans.
Happy Days are Here Again! (OK, maybe by sometime this summer); the Dems push bipartisanship aside; things are looking good for Minnesota farmers; and more.
There is still no quick cure, but thanks to an unprecedented global research effort, several treatments are helping patients survive COVID-19 and stay out of the hospital altogether.
Plus: city, county spending $1 million on fences and barricades for Chauvin trial; Smith says she supports abolishing U.S. Senate filibuster; MN National Guard report details lack of coordination, planning and understanding during the response to last summer’s civil unrest; and more.
The Minnesota Department of Health said Thursday that 14 more Minnesotans have died of COVID-19, for a total of 6,521.
Plus: data show teen suicide was down in Minnesota amid pandemic; police officer credibility problems jeopardize legal cases; Twin Cities blues singer Big John Dickerson dies; and more.
So far in 2021, the Republicans who control the Minnesota Senate and DFLers who control the House have found little common ground on how the state should react to the burgeoning EV industry.
Legislators from both parties worked over the summer and fall to learn about how Metro Transit enforces fare collection — and to seek some common responses. Metro Transit also used that time to implement changes in response to GOP complaints about crime and safety on the system.
Plus: Minneapolis homeowners can now file paperwork disavowing the racial covenants on properties; bill proposed to prohibit young students in Minnesota from being suspended or expelled; Mississippi River added to litter mapping project; and more.