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Free Meal on Saturday in Austin for First Responders
If you or someone you know is a first responder - police, fire, ambulance, sheriff, state troopers - let them know they've got a free meal on Saturday.
Community Asked to Help Protect Rochester's Health Care Workers
The local health care systems preparations for the COVID Surge are being tested.
Anyone Working During "Dial Back, Minnesota" Should Get Tested
The Minnesota Department of Health has updated its recommendations on who needs to be tested for COVID-19.
Minnesota's New Covid Restrictions Begin At Midnight Friday
Thousands of Minnesota businesses will be locking their doors at midnight as the state’s latest COVID-19 restrictions kick in.
You Could Be Fined for Violating New MN Ban on Social Gatherings
As Minnesota tries to get a handle on the rising cases of the coronavirus, it's banned ANY social gatherings-- and you could face a fine if you violate the new executive order.
Fewer People Seeking Work is Dropping MN Jobless Rate
Minnesota's unemployment rate is now down over 50-percent from the peak reached in May.
Minnesota Hits New Records for COVID Deaths and Hospitalizations
The grim COVID-19 statistics for Minnesota have reached new record highs for a second straight day.
All Social Gatherings Prohibited Under Walz 'Dial Back' Order
Minnesotans are being told not to allow anyone who is not an immediate household member in their homes.
WATCH: Minnesota Gov Walz COVID-19 Press Conference Live Today
Minnesota Governor Tim Walz is scheduled to address Minnesotans during a live press conference today, Wednesday, November 18 at 6:00 PM to announce more COVID-19 restrictions for bars and restaurants. Watch Gov Walz COVID-19 press conference live here.
Minnesota Reports Record COVID Deaths and Hospitalizations
The human toll of the COVID pandemic continues to mount in Minnesota.