The state has reported 709 deaths in January so far, making it the third deadliest month of the pandemic.
And why a lot fewer of those bills have been introduced this year.
What Minnesota’s delegation said about the inauguration, and more.
Plus: judge rejects bid to delay Chauvin trial; Minnesota dodges major post-holiday spike in COVID-19 cases; uneven mask compliance among high school athletes; and more.
The Minnesota Department of Health also said Thursday that 203,839 Minnesotans had received at least one of two COVID-19 vaccine doses, and 41,984 had received both doses.
Plus: Minnesota unemployment rate down slightly; judge denies request to delay Derek Chauvin trial; Minnesota women reflect on Harris inauguration; and more.
And it doesn’t mean that vaccine is just sitting around or going to waste.
The proposal aims to transform a former barge terminal on the Mississippi River into a sprawling compound with housing, commercial space, manufacturing space, a community center, green spaces and an outdoor amphitheater.
Those who can serve customers outdoors, on patios or sidewalks, are coming up with creative adaptations that can make dining possible in the frigid depths of winter.
Plus: demand for vaccine continues to overwhelm state website, phone lines; law enforcement review finds no criminal wrongdoing at “Storm the Capitol” event in St. Paul; Minneapolis expects to recoup $100,000 from 2019 Trump rally; and more.
The Minnesota Department of Health also reported 1,224 new cases of COVID-19 Wednesday.
Plus: Sen. Klobuchar’s speech during the inauguration; Bender calls out Frey on keeping 38th and Chicago closed; one killed in St. Paul homeless camp fire; Minnesota moose survey canceled; and more.
What two Minnesota Senate resolutions say about where the parties are, even as Joe Biden is sworn in as president.
High-definition security cameras, facial recognition technology, location services acquired from cellphones and third-party apps, and archival evidence on social media are all being used.
Plus: Klobuchar to speak at Biden’s inauguration; state GOP lawmakers propose new laws to curtail Walz’s power; Falcon Heights City Council considers adding street name to honor Philando Castile; and more.
Minnesota doesn’t have enough doses for everyone yet and, as more doses become available, the state is still establishing its protocol for administering vaccines.
Plus: some teachers may be in line for COVID-19 vaccine this week; Bed Bath & Beyond, Kohl’s drop MyPillow; effort tackles vaccine fears in St. Cloud Somali community; and more.
So far, there have been a modest number of cases among the thousands of workers on the pipeline, though the full scope of the project’s impact on disease spread isn’t clear.
Many Wisconsin milk producers are overwhelmed, dogged by financial worries, a crushing workload, labor shortages and bad weather.
Think of it like the Grammys, except there are no acceptance speeches, bold fashion statements, or entertainment — unless you find research statistics to be entertaining.