(ABC 6 News) - There are many new laws going into effect on August 1. They range in topics from agriculture, to public safety to housing. There will also be changes to life insurance. Life insurance companies can no longer cancel your life insurance based solely on a Narcan prescription.
MINNESOTA, USA — A national map updated Friday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows the number of Minnesota counties with substantial or high levels of community COVID transmission increased within a matter of days. Earlier this week, 21 Minnesota counties fell into those categories. Now, 32 counties...
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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — State regulators says we’re facing an unprecedented air quality warning. Throughout the day, we’ve seen smoky skies and muted skylines as the smell of smoke lingers, and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency now says they expect smoke to stick around until Tuesday. The smoke is blowing south, blanketing the entire state and much of Wisconsin in a thick haze. We’ve already seen the air quality index at the second-most dangerous level. We will see it on and off that level through Tuesday, so there are some activities you may want to avoid this weekend. “It’s from the wildfires in Canada,”...
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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — State Rep. John Thompson agreed Friday to publicly apologize for calling a colleague a racist during a heated debate on the Minnesota House floor last month. The embattled St. Paul Democrat agreed to apologize to Republican Rep. Eric Lucero, of Dayton, on the floor the...
COVID-19 numbers continue to climb as Minnesota reported 702 new positive cases today, along with five new deaths. None of the deaths were in the Lakeland viewing area. The new cases came from 19,644 tests for a case positivity rate of 3.6%. In the Lakeland viewing area, there were 33...
Minnesota StatePosted byStacker
Stacker compiled a list of counties with the COVID-19 vaccination rates in Minnesota using data from U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.
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IOWA CITY, Iowa — Maci Thier's first 15 days of life have been very different than her parents once imagined: inside the walls of a neo-natal intensive care unit, attached to machines and under constant observation. Matt and Dani Thier first felt like something was wrong on Saturday July 10,...
(ABC 6 News) - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) eviction moratorium is currently slated to end on Saturday, July 31, potentially affecting thousands of American renters behind on their rent – but not Minnesota renters. With legislative action last month, Minnesota has broader and longer renter protections...
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MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — Sixteen years ago, Don and Becky Waskosky moved to what they thought was their dream home in the country outside of Mankato. They were drawn to the quiet, the birds and wildlife — and breathtaking views of the Le Sueur River as it winds through towering sandy bluffs.
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Miken Sports, maker of MLB batting helmets and softball bats, is shipping jobs to Missouri and China
Gov. Walz was one of seven governors to participate in a White House wildfire briefing. Photo: The White House. Gov. Tim Walz is asking President Joe Biden to increase Minnesota livestock producers' access to lands for forage as the state faces a continued drought. Walz was part of a White...
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (FOX 9) - Keeping flowers looking gorgeous and healthy means J.P. Pizarro is outside for eight hours a day at Sunnyside Gardens. He's wearing a mask again at work, but now, it's not because of the pandemic. "It's very hard to work in. We had to wear the...
FARGO — Decisions on how to return to school this fall in North Dakota are being left to individual school districts, while Minnesota has issued specific recommendations. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is urging continued mask usage in schools for those who aren’t fully vaccinated and social distancing of at least 3 feet.
Minnesota StatePosted byKROC News
We have many strange water towers in Minnesota that will make you do a double-take. Of course, the Rochester, Minnesota ear of corn water tower had to make the list! Another on the list is the smiley face water tower in Freeport that I used to drive by all the time on my way to college.
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MANKATO, Minn. (KEYC) - The CDC eviction moratorium is set to end tomorrow, but state housing officials say Minnesota renters should not be concerned. Last month, protections were added for Minnesotans eligible for federal emergency assistance. Now through next June, unpaid-rent evictions will remain on hold while assistance applications are pending.
Minnesota Housing is urging people who are behind on rent because of the pandemic to apply for emergency rental assistance. Those who are eligible and complete an application can stay in their homes while the state is processing their claim. Those who do not apply can be evicted for nonpayment...