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Lawsuits Filed Against MN Medical Practices Board & AG Ellison
Republican candidate for Governor Scott Jensen alleges politically-motivated investigations violated his constitutional rights.
Minnesota Woman Admits to Role in National Pandemic Fraud Schemes
She pleaded guilty to one count of mail fraud on Monday.
Olmsted Medical Center Adjusts Masking Requirement
The rollback comes on the heels of the Olmsted County Board voting Tuesday to end the COVID-19 public health emergency that went into effect more than three years ago.
The COVID-19 Emergency Officially Ended Today in Olmsted County
The public health emergency went into effect more than three years ago.
MN Finally Recoups Private Sector Jobs Lost to COVID Shutdown
The pandemic shutdown erased more than 385,000 private sector jobs in Minnesota.
Minnesota + Wisconsin Residents Should Look Out For Free COVID-19 Test Scam
As is the case with most things, scammers have found a way to use free COVID-19 tests to take advantage of people.
Minnesota Supreme Court Revives Lawsuit Over Walz's COVID Powers
The ruling says the question is an important issue of statewide significance that should be decided immediately.
Fewer than 20% of Minnesotans are current on COVID-19 shots
Epidemiologist Ruth Lynfield said during a briefing on the high numbers of cases and hospitalizations the state is experiencing for COVID-19, influenza and the respiratory virus RSV.
Minnesotans Can Now Order Additional Free At-Home COVID-19 Tests
The push is on to get COVID-19 tests into Minnesota households ahead of the holiday season so that people can easily test, if needed, before gathering with others.
Pandemic Steepened Declines in Minnesota Math & Reading Scores
The average math score for the 8th grade this year fell 10 points when compared with 2019.