Some Minnesota businesses, areas are keeping a mask requirement

Gov. Tim Walz canceled the mandate Friday but said cities and businesses can set their own policies. For the near future, Minnesotans are likely to face a patchwork of different rules.

No face mask? It's about time for some Minnesotans; too soon for others

A day after the governor announced the statewide mask mandate was lifted, Minnesotans were feeling conflicted.
Dr. Brian Berglund, with Allina Health, administered a dose of the Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to South View Middle School sixth-grader Claire Da
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Dr. Brian Berglund, with Allina Health, administered a dose of the Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to South View Middle School sixth-grader Claire Daman, 12, Friday in Edina.
Jeff Smith, a registered nurse, administered a COVID-19 vaccine to Endonnis Crowghost at the St. Louis County mobile vaccine clinic on May 5.

Minnesota reports 3 more COVID-19 deaths, 882 infections

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U.S. warns extremists may strike as virus restrictions ease

A national terrorism alert issued Friday warns that violent extremists may take advantage of the easing of pandemic restrictions to conduct attacks.

Israeli military accused of using media to trick Hamas

Klobuchar leads the Judiciary Subcommittee on Competition Policy, Antitrust, and Consumer Rights.

Sen. Amy Klobuchar sparks new debate on business competition


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The Grodnik Building, which now houses Loring Pasta Bar, on the corner of 4th Street and 14th Avenue SE in 1963. To its left is Dinky Town Dime variet

How did Dinkytown in Minneapolis get its name?

The unusual moniker for the commercial district near the University of Minnesota dates to the 1940s.
D.H. Blattner & Sons helped build the Great Northern Railroad and the state and interstate highway systems before adding Blattner Energy, one of the l

Minnesota family company on track to build third of U.S. wind projects this year

“Nobody wanted to come downtown last year,” Rosie Lebewitz, owner of Rosenthal Interiors, said of leaving for Minnetonka.

Rosenthal Interiors moves flagship to Minnetonka from downtown Minneapolis

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Hector Fernandez watched as his wife, Celia Kohrman, and their son, Vincent, 11, patted their dog, Zazou, on the updated porch.

Front porch is now light-filled living space in small Minneapolis house

Homeowner used time after layoff and construction skills to make "the nicest space in the house."
Natalie Quiring-Oleson in her home office.

Dear parents: This Minneapolis social worker offers advice on how to talk to your white kids about racism

Chef Joshua Hedquist visited with John and Lisa Keiser at a Joey Meatballs pop-up at Tilia last month.

New Twin Cities restaurant Joey Meatballs will serve pasta with a side of redemption


A resilient Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival endures

A local event screening global films, the springtime cultural institution is bracketed by "Summer of Soul" and "After Antarctica."

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