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Mercy Hospital medical staff in the ICU worked to turn an intubated COVID-19 patient into the prone position to help with oxygenation.

Minnesota hospitals fight to improve odds in COVID-19 ICUs

Heartbreak and loss are realities in the "red zone," the ICU wing designated at Mercy Hospital for critically ill COVID-19 patients.
Health care workers got a COVID-19 patient situated after proning the patient, which helps blood flow and breathing, in an ICU at Bethesda Hospital in
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Minnesota at 'fork in the road' when it comes to COVID-19 cases

November 28
The latest totals prompted state officials to stress that Minnesota still has a long way to go in trying to control the pandemic.
Tammi Bertram and her children Kristalyn, 6, center, and Bentley, 9, took a COVID-19 test at the new saliva testing center in Inver Grove Heights, Wed
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Minn. reports 9,040 new virus cases, 45 deaths over two days

November 28
With the latest figures, which cover two days, Minnesota has now seen 304,023 positive cases, 16,423 hospitalizations and 3,521 deaths since the pandemic arrive here in March.
Skiers at Afton Alps ski area enjoyed the mild temperatures and a decent base of snow Friday morning.
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Minnesota ski resorts anticipate blockbuster year

November 28
Winter pursuits are drawing crowds as COVID-weary get outside.
Supporters of long term care facilities and of Saint Therese New Hope came out to support Saint Therese workers coming and going during the afternoon
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Live: Latest updates and what you need to know about COVID-19

November 28
As the novel coronavirus spreads across the world, we've answered reader question about what they most want to know about the outbreak.
Where are the COVID-19 cases in Minnesota? Here's a look by ZIP code
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Where are the COVID-19 cases in Minnesota? Here's a look by ZIP code

November 27
The Minnesota Department of Health releases weekly data on COVID-19 cases by ZIP code each Thursday. See where new cases are appearing in the state, and which areas have been hardest hit over the pandemic.
Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, left, and Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, of Iowa, in a February photo at the U.S. Capitol. They d
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Small businesses that took PPP aid may face a tax problem

November 27
An IRS ruling hardened a battle over the tax treatment of aid to small employers.
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Online schools see surge in new students in Minnesota

November 28
There's a waiting list now for the state's largest online charter school.
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Twin Cities customers still shopped on Black Friday — just not as many as past years

November 27
With a rise in COVID-19 cases across the country, numerous big box stores like Twin Cities-based Target and Best Buy decided to close this Thanksgiving and offer their sales early online and in stores to discourage large crowds visiting stores on Black Friday.