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Twins remove Calvin Griffith statue from Target Field over racist comments | MinnPost

Plus: Calhoun Square changing names; Walz declares Juneteenth Freedom Day in Minnesota, asks for permanent designation; sexual assault in the Somali and Oromo [...]

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Walz pushes back on Legislature’s COVID-19 aid package for local governments | MinnPost

Walz pushes back on Legislature’s COVID-19 aid package for local governments | MinnPost

Gov. Tim Walz expressed "concern" about the bipartisan bill, which would distribute $841 million of the state’s allocation from the federal CARES Act to Minnes [...]

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Minneapolis see few reports of fires, looting after overwhelming show of force by National Guard, law enforcement | MinnPost

Plus: WCCO photographer covering protests arrested by state patrol; Minnesota GOP chair opens party's state convention by calling for Walz, Frey to resign; veh [...]

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Coronavirus in Minnesota: Walz mum on Trump's call to reopen churches | MinnPost

Coronavirus in Minnesota: Walz mum on Trump's call to reopen churches | MinnPost

The 33 deaths reported Friday by the Minnesota Department of Health are the highest single-day total for Minnesota during the COVID-19 pandemic so far.

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Lawmakers expect Walz to extend emergency powers | MinnPost

Plus: Republican Tom Tiffany easily wins special congressional election in Wisconsin; Sven Sundgaard taking his forecasting to YouTube; KSTP-TV anchor assaulte [...]

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How the Walz administration is developing its plans for restarting Minnesota’s economy | MinnPost

How the Walz administration is developing its plans for restarting Minnesota’s economy | MinnPost

Walz has not released a comprehensive plan for reviving business in Minnesota yet, a subject of growing frustration among some Republicans, but his administrat [...]

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Walz to Minnesotans: Staying at home ‘is our only vaccine’ | MinnPost

Walz to Minnesotans: Staying at home ‘is our only vaccine’ | MinnPost

In his second State of the State speech, the governor didn’t talk about legislative requests or address other issues besides COVID-19. Instead, he used his tim [...]

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Walz activates Minnesota National Guard to assist with coronavirus response | MinnPost

Plus: private prison in western Minnesota to reopen as COVID-19 care center; Best Buy moves to curbside pickup only; Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Allina asks pu [...]

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‘Frayed, not broken’: How COVID-19 and the killing of George Floyd have strained the relationship between Gov. Tim Walz and GOP leaders | MinnPost

‘Frayed, not broken’: How COVID-19 and the killing of George Floyd have strained the relationship between Gov. Tim Walz and GOP leaders | MinnPost

GOP Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka admitted that what had once been a civil relationship between he and Walz and has weakened, citing the effect of the CO [...]

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Minneapolis marchers call on city leaders to defund police department | MinnPost

Plus: Minneapolis Mayor Frey says he doesn't support MPD defunding; former MPD Derek Chauvin in court on Monday; meet the sign language interpreter drawing pra [...]

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Walz, mayors blame looting, violence on ‘outsiders’; urge Twin Cities residents to observe Saturday night curfew | MinnPost

Walz, mayors blame looting, violence on ‘outsiders’; urge Twin Cities residents to observe Saturday night curfew | MinnPost

Walz said he now believes that much of the violence is being fanned by well-organized groups trained in urban warfare, while his public safety commissioner say [...]

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The Minnesota Legislature really wants a say in how the state distributes federal COVID-19 money — even if Walz doesn’t have to listen to them | MinnPost

The Minnesota Legislature really wants a say in how the state distributes federal COVID-19 money — even if Walz doesn’t have to listen to them | MinnPost

The problem: Even if the administration prefers to work with the Legislature, lawmakers know the governor can act without legislative authority. 

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Walz not ruling out imposing universal vote-by-mail for 2020 elections | MinnPost

Walz not ruling out imposing universal vote-by-mail for 2020 elections | MinnPost

Under his state of emergency powers declared in response to the coronavirus pandemic, Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz could potentially order the state to move to an a [...]

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The daily coronavirus update: Minnesota surpasses 1,000 confirmed cases; Walz expected to extend stay-at-home order | MinnPost

The daily coronavirus update: Minnesota surpasses 1,000 confirmed cases; Walz expected to extend stay-at-home order | MinnPost

Also: More than 355,000 Minnesotans have applied for unemployment insurance since March 16, and state data show people of color applying for the benefits at mu [...]

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Why Walz hasn’t yet ordered Minnesotans to ‘shelter in place’ | MinnPost

Plus: Trump extends REAL ID deadline; crowds at Minneapolis parks struggle with social distancing; significant warmup in the forecast for Minnesota; and more.

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Passage of Senate policing bills sets up potential clash with Walz, House DFLers over more expansive reforms | MinnPost

Passage of Senate policing bills sets up potential clash with Walz, House DFLers over more expansive reforms | MinnPost

A slate of five bills okayed by the Minnesota Senate includes a ban on most chokeholds and neck restraints as well as reporting requirements for use-of-force d [...]

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Six things we learned from Gov. Tim Walz’s Sunday briefing | MinnPost

Six things we learned from Gov. Tim Walz’s Sunday briefing | MinnPost

Among other things: He's open to having Attorney General Keith Ellison take over prosecution of the case against Derek Chauvin. And that he talked to Jay-Z.

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65 percent of Minnesotans approve of Walz’s job performance | MinnPost

Plus: student drivers in Minnesota can once again take road tests; Minneapolis kicks off mask donation drive; Omar says she believes Tara Reade; and more.

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Walz to let stay-at-home order expire, extends state of emergency | MinnPost

Walz to let stay-at-home order expire, extends state of emergency | MinnPost

In a speech Wednesday, the governor said he is still keeping bars, restaurants, gyms and salons closed, though his administration is developing plans for those [...]

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In State of the State speech, Walz embodies Minnesota’s best qualities | MinnPost

In State of the State speech, Walz embodies Minnesota’s best qualities | MinnPost

At the moment, flash certainly seems less important than humanity, honesty, straightforwardness and competence.  

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Walz issues ‘stay-at-home’ order for Minnesota; extends closure of schools, bars and restaurants | MinnPost

Walz issues ‘stay-at-home’ order for Minnesota; extends closure of schools, bars and restaurants | MinnPost

“It doesn’t mean you don’t step out of your house,” the governor said of his stay-at-home order. “This does not mean that you can’t do some of the things that [...]

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COVID-19 hits home for Minnesota’s most prominent politicians | MinnPost

COVID-19 has hit the families of U.S. Amy Klobuchar and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan. Then, on Monday morning, Gov. Tim Walz announced he was self-quarantining afte [...]

Read full article: COVID-19 hits home for Minnesota’s most ...→

Twins remove Calvin Griffith statue from Target Field over racist comments | MinnPost

Plus: Calhoun Square changing names; Walz declares Juneteenth Freedom Day in Minnesota, asks for permanent designation; sexual assault in the Somali and Oromo [...]

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Passage of Senate policing bills sets up potential clash with Walz, House DFLers over more expansive reforms | MinnPost

Passage of Senate policing bills sets up potential clash with Walz, House DFLers over more expansive reforms | MinnPost

A slate of five bills okayed by the Minnesota Senate includes a ban on most chokeholds and neck restraints as well as reporting requirements for use-of-force d [...]

Read full article: Passage of Senate policing bills sets up...→

Minneapolis marchers call on city leaders to defund police department | MinnPost

Plus: Minneapolis Mayor Frey says he doesn't support MPD defunding; former MPD Derek Chauvin in court on Monday; meet the sign language interpreter drawing pra [...]

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Minneapolis see few reports of fires, looting after overwhelming show of force by National Guard, law enforcement | MinnPost

Plus: WCCO photographer covering protests arrested by state patrol; Minnesota GOP chair opens party's state convention by calling for Walz, Frey to resign; veh [...]

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65 percent of Minnesotans approve of Walz’s job performance | MinnPost

Plus: student drivers in Minnesota can once again take road tests; Minneapolis kicks off mask donation drive; Omar says she believes Tara Reade; and more.

Read full article: 65 percent of Minnesotans approve of Wal...→
The Minnesota Legislature really wants a say in how the state distributes federal COVID-19 money — even if Walz doesn’t have to listen to them | MinnPost

The Minnesota Legislature really wants a say in how the state distributes federal COVID-19 money — even if Walz doesn’t have to listen to them | MinnPost

The problem: Even if the administration prefers to work with the Legislature, lawmakers know the governor can act without legislative authority. 

Read full article: The Minnesota Legislature really wants a...→
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Lawmakers expect Walz to extend emergency powers | MinnPost

Plus: Republican Tom Tiffany easily wins special congressional election in Wisconsin; Sven Sundgaard taking his forecasting to YouTube; KSTP-TV anchor assaulte [...]

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The daily coronavirus update: Minnesota surpasses 1,000 confirmed cases; Walz expected to extend stay-at-home order | MinnPost

The daily coronavirus update: Minnesota surpasses 1,000 confirmed cases; Walz expected to extend stay-at-home order | MinnPost

Also: More than 355,000 Minnesotans have applied for unemployment insurance since March 16, and state data show people of color applying for the benefits at mu [...]

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Walz to Minnesotans: Staying at home ‘is our only vaccine’ | MinnPost

Walz to Minnesotans: Staying at home ‘is our only vaccine’ | MinnPost

In his second State of the State speech, the governor didn’t talk about legislative requests or address other issues besides COVID-19. Instead, he used his tim [...]

Read full article: Walz to Minnesotans: Staying at home ‘is...→
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Walz issues ‘stay-at-home’ order for Minnesota; extends closure of schools, bars and restaurants | MinnPost

Walz issues ‘stay-at-home’ order for Minnesota; extends closure of schools, bars and restaurants | MinnPost

“It doesn’t mean you don’t step out of your house,” the governor said of his stay-at-home order. “This does not mean that you can’t do some of the things that [...]

Read full article: Walz issues ‘stay-at-home’ order for Min...→
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Why Walz hasn’t yet ordered Minnesotans to ‘shelter in place’ | MinnPost

Plus: Trump extends REAL ID deadline; crowds at Minneapolis parks struggle with social distancing; significant warmup in the forecast for Minnesota; and more.

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Walz activates Minnesota National Guard to assist with coronavirus response | MinnPost

Plus: private prison in western Minnesota to reopen as COVID-19 care center; Best Buy moves to curbside pickup only; Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Allina asks pu [...]

Read full article: Walz activates Minnesota National Guard ...→
‘Frayed, not broken’: How COVID-19 and the killing of George Floyd have strained the relationship between Gov. Tim Walz and GOP leaders | MinnPost

‘Frayed, not broken’: How COVID-19 and the killing of George Floyd have strained the relationship between Gov. Tim Walz and GOP leaders | MinnPost

GOP Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka admitted that what had once been a civil relationship between he and Walz and has weakened, citing the effect of the CO [...]

Read full article: ‘Frayed, not broken’: How COVID-19 and t...→
Walz pushes back on Legislature’s COVID-19 aid package for local governments | MinnPost

Walz pushes back on Legislature’s COVID-19 aid package for local governments | MinnPost

Gov. Tim Walz expressed "concern" about the bipartisan bill, which would distribute $841 million of the state’s allocation from the federal CARES Act to Minnes [...]

Read full article: Walz pushes back on Legislature’s COVID-...→
Six things we learned from Gov. Tim Walz’s Sunday briefing | MinnPost

Six things we learned from Gov. Tim Walz’s Sunday briefing | MinnPost

Among other things: He's open to having Attorney General Keith Ellison take over prosecution of the case against Derek Chauvin. And that he talked to Jay-Z.

Read full article: Six things we learned from Gov. Tim Walz...→
Walz, mayors blame looting, violence on ‘outsiders’; urge Twin Cities residents to observe Saturday night curfew | MinnPost

Walz, mayors blame looting, violence on ‘outsiders’; urge Twin Cities residents to observe Saturday night curfew | MinnPost

Walz said he now believes that much of the violence is being fanned by well-organized groups trained in urban warfare, while his public safety commissioner say [...]

Read full article: Walz, mayors blame looting, violence on ...→
Coronavirus in Minnesota: Walz mum on Trump's call to reopen churches | MinnPost

Coronavirus in Minnesota: Walz mum on Trump's call to reopen churches | MinnPost

The 33 deaths reported Friday by the Minnesota Department of Health are the highest single-day total for Minnesota during the COVID-19 pandemic so far.

Read full article: Coronavirus in Minnesota: Walz mum on Tr...→
Walz to let stay-at-home order expire, extends state of emergency | MinnPost

Walz to let stay-at-home order expire, extends state of emergency | MinnPost

In a speech Wednesday, the governor said he is still keeping bars, restaurants, gyms and salons closed, though his administration is developing plans for those [...]

Read full article: Walz to let stay-at-home order expire, e...→
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Walz not ruling out imposing universal vote-by-mail for 2020 elections | MinnPost

Walz not ruling out imposing universal vote-by-mail for 2020 elections | MinnPost

Under his state of emergency powers declared in response to the coronavirus pandemic, Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz could potentially order the state to move to an a [...]

Read full article: Walz not ruling out imposing universal v...→
How the Walz administration is developing its plans for restarting Minnesota’s economy | MinnPost

How the Walz administration is developing its plans for restarting Minnesota’s economy | MinnPost

Walz has not released a comprehensive plan for reviving business in Minnesota yet, a subject of growing frustration among some Republicans, but his administrat [...]

Read full article: How the Walz administration is developin...→
In State of the State speech, Walz embodies Minnesota’s best qualities | MinnPost

In State of the State speech, Walz embodies Minnesota’s best qualities | MinnPost

At the moment, flash certainly seems less important than humanity, honesty, straightforwardness and competence.  

Read full article: In State of the State speech, Walz embod...→
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COVID-19 hits home for Minnesota’s most prominent politicians | MinnPost

COVID-19 has hit the families of U.S. Amy Klobuchar and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan. Then, on Monday morning, Gov. Tim Walz announced he was self-quarantining afte [...]

Read full article: COVID-19 hits home for Minnesota’s most ...→

Twins remove Calvin Griffith statue from Target Field over racist comments | MinnPost

Plus: Calhoun Square changing names; Walz declares Juneteenth Freedom Day in Minnesota, asks for permanent designation; sexual assault in the Somali and Oromo [...]

Read full article: Twins remove Calvin Griffith statue from...→
‘Frayed, not broken’: How COVID-19 and the killing of George Floyd have strained the relationship between Gov. Tim Walz and GOP leaders | MinnPost

‘Frayed, not broken’: How COVID-19 and the killing of George Floyd have strained the relationship between Gov. Tim Walz and GOP leaders | MinnPost

GOP Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka admitted that what had once been a civil relationship between he and Walz and has weakened, citing the effect of the CO [...]

Read full article: ‘Frayed, not broken’: How COVID-19 and t...→
Passage of Senate policing bills sets up potential clash with Walz, House DFLers over more expansive reforms | MinnPost

Passage of Senate policing bills sets up potential clash with Walz, House DFLers over more expansive reforms | MinnPost

A slate of five bills okayed by the Minnesota Senate includes a ban on most chokeholds and neck restraints as well as reporting requirements for use-of-force d [...]

Read full article: Passage of Senate policing bills sets up...→
Walz pushes back on Legislature’s COVID-19 aid package for local governments | MinnPost

Walz pushes back on Legislature’s COVID-19 aid package for local governments | MinnPost

Gov. Tim Walz expressed "concern" about the bipartisan bill, which would distribute $841 million of the state’s allocation from the federal CARES Act to Minnes [...]

Read full article: Walz pushes back on Legislature’s COVID-...→

Minneapolis marchers call on city leaders to defund police department | MinnPost

Plus: Minneapolis Mayor Frey says he doesn't support MPD defunding; former MPD Derek Chauvin in court on Monday; meet the sign language interpreter drawing pra [...]

Read full article: Minneapolis marchers call on city leader...→
Six things we learned from Gov. Tim Walz’s Sunday briefing | MinnPost

Six things we learned from Gov. Tim Walz’s Sunday briefing | MinnPost

Among other things: He's open to having Attorney General Keith Ellison take over prosecution of the case against Derek Chauvin. And that he talked to Jay-Z.

Read full article: Six things we learned from Gov. Tim Walz...→

Minneapolis see few reports of fires, looting after overwhelming show of force by National Guard, law enforcement | MinnPost

Plus: WCCO photographer covering protests arrested by state patrol; Minnesota GOP chair opens party's state convention by calling for Walz, Frey to resign; veh [...]

Read full article: Minneapolis see few reports of fires, lo...→
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Walz, mayors blame looting, violence on ‘outsiders’; urge Twin Cities residents to observe Saturday night curfew | MinnPost

Walz, mayors blame looting, violence on ‘outsiders’; urge Twin Cities residents to observe Saturday night curfew | MinnPost

Walz said he now believes that much of the violence is being fanned by well-organized groups trained in urban warfare, while his public safety commissioner say [...]

Read full article: Walz, mayors blame looting, violence on ...→

65 percent of Minnesotans approve of Walz’s job performance | MinnPost

Plus: student drivers in Minnesota can once again take road tests; Minneapolis kicks off mask donation drive; Omar says she believes Tara Reade; and more.

Read full article: 65 percent of Minnesotans approve of Wal...→
Coronavirus in Minnesota: Walz mum on Trump's call to reopen churches | MinnPost

Coronavirus in Minnesota: Walz mum on Trump's call to reopen churches | MinnPost

The 33 deaths reported Friday by the Minnesota Department of Health are the highest single-day total for Minnesota during the COVID-19 pandemic so far.

Read full article: Coronavirus in Minnesota: Walz mum on Tr...→
The Minnesota Legislature really wants a say in how the state distributes federal COVID-19 money — even if Walz doesn’t have to listen to them | MinnPost

The Minnesota Legislature really wants a say in how the state distributes federal COVID-19 money — even if Walz doesn’t have to listen to them | MinnPost

The problem: Even if the administration prefers to work with the Legislature, lawmakers know the governor can act without legislative authority. 

Read full article: The Minnesota Legislature really wants a...→
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Walz to let stay-at-home order expire, extends state of emergency | MinnPost

Walz to let stay-at-home order expire, extends state of emergency | MinnPost

In a speech Wednesday, the governor said he is still keeping bars, restaurants, gyms and salons closed, though his administration is developing plans for those [...]

Read full article: Walz to let stay-at-home order expire, e...→
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Lawmakers expect Walz to extend emergency powers | MinnPost

Plus: Republican Tom Tiffany easily wins special congressional election in Wisconsin; Sven Sundgaard taking his forecasting to YouTube; KSTP-TV anchor assaulte [...]

Read full article: Lawmakers expect Walz to extend emergenc...→
Walz not ruling out imposing universal vote-by-mail for 2020 elections | MinnPost

Walz not ruling out imposing universal vote-by-mail for 2020 elections | MinnPost

Under his state of emergency powers declared in response to the coronavirus pandemic, Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz could potentially order the state to move to an a [...]

Read full article: Walz not ruling out imposing universal v...→
How the Walz administration is developing its plans for restarting Minnesota’s economy | MinnPost

How the Walz administration is developing its plans for restarting Minnesota’s economy | MinnPost

Walz has not released a comprehensive plan for reviving business in Minnesota yet, a subject of growing frustration among some Republicans, but his administrat [...]

Read full article: How the Walz administration is developin...→
The daily coronavirus update: Minnesota surpasses 1,000 confirmed cases; Walz expected to extend stay-at-home order | MinnPost

The daily coronavirus update: Minnesota surpasses 1,000 confirmed cases; Walz expected to extend stay-at-home order | MinnPost

Also: More than 355,000 Minnesotans have applied for unemployment insurance since March 16, and state data show people of color applying for the benefits at mu [...]

Read full article: The daily coronavirus update: Minnesota ...→
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In State of the State speech, Walz embodies Minnesota’s best qualities | MinnPost

In State of the State speech, Walz embodies Minnesota’s best qualities | MinnPost

At the moment, flash certainly seems less important than humanity, honesty, straightforwardness and competence.  

Read full article: In State of the State speech, Walz embod...→
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Walz to Minnesotans: Staying at home ‘is our only vaccine’ | MinnPost

Walz to Minnesotans: Staying at home ‘is our only vaccine’ | MinnPost

In his second State of the State speech, the governor didn’t talk about legislative requests or address other issues besides COVID-19. Instead, he used his tim [...]

Read full article: Walz to Minnesotans: Staying at home ‘is...→
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Walz issues ‘stay-at-home’ order for Minnesota; extends closure of schools, bars and restaurants | MinnPost

Walz issues ‘stay-at-home’ order for Minnesota; extends closure of schools, bars and restaurants | MinnPost

“It doesn’t mean you don’t step out of your house,” the governor said of his stay-at-home order. “This does not mean that you can’t do some of the things that [...]

Read full article: Walz issues ‘stay-at-home’ order for Min...→
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Why Walz hasn’t yet ordered Minnesotans to ‘shelter in place’ | MinnPost

Plus: Trump extends REAL ID deadline; crowds at Minneapolis parks struggle with social distancing; significant warmup in the forecast for Minnesota; and more.

Read full article: Why Walz hasn’t yet ordered Minnesotans ...→
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COVID-19 hits home for Minnesota’s most prominent politicians | MinnPost

COVID-19 has hit the families of U.S. Amy Klobuchar and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan. Then, on Monday morning, Gov. Tim Walz announced he was self-quarantining afte [...]

Read full article: COVID-19 hits home for Minnesota’s most ...→

Walz activates Minnesota National Guard to assist with coronavirus response | MinnPost

Plus: private prison in western Minnesota to reopen as COVID-19 care center; Best Buy moves to curbside pickup only; Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Allina asks pu [...]

Read full article: Walz activates Minnesota National Guard ...→