Minnesota COVID-19 deaths up 7, to 57 total

Health care workers took the temperature of visitors to Essentia Health in Duluth on Friday.
Seven more deaths in Minnesota have been linked to COVID-19. The number of known cases increased by 94, from 1,242 to 1,336.

Mayo Clinic cutting pay for more than 20,000 workers

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Mayo Clinic is announcing pay cuts for about one-third of its workers — more than 20,000 people — as the financial fallout of COVID-19 spreads to the state's largest employer and one of the nation's marquee medical centers.

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Owner Scott Endres prepared a display outside Tangletown Gardens in south Minneapolis, which is expected to open next week.

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Michael Zakrajshek watched as his mom, Tawnya Heino, tried to connect to the internet at the end of their driveway in Chisholm.
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Michael Zakrajshek watched as his mom, Tawnya Heino, tried to connect to the internet at the end of their driveway in Chisholm.

Spotty internet access is leaving many rural Minnesotans behind

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As Minnesotans work and study from home amid the pandemic, access to high-speed internet has become more important than ever. For the rural households without high-speed internet or reliable connections, keeping up has been a struggle.
Breakfast at the Egg and I.

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A springtime snowstorm created challenging driving conditions,Thursday, April 9, 2020, in Freeport, Maine.

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Waste water churns in aeration tanks. ] Mark Vancleave - mark.vancleave@startribune.com * The Metropolitan Wastewater Treatment plant in St. Paul whic

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Songwriting legend John Prine performed with his band Friday, May 31, 2019, at Northrop Auditorium on the University of Minnesota campus in Minneapoli

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Priests in northeast Minneapolis perform drive-by blessings

Catholic priests fanned out across northeast Minneapolis to offer blessings and prayers to the faithful on Holy Thursday.