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Minn. COVID-19 deaths at 10 with 56 hospitalized; 24 in ICU

The intersection of Marquette and Seventh in downtown Minneapolis was largely empty on Monday morning, the first day of Gov. Tim Walz's stay-at-home o

Gov. Tim Walz said that finding personal protective equipment, including masks, gloves, face shields and gowns, continues to be a challenge but added that the state is getting more help from the federal government.

Grandma's Marathon canceled due to COVID-19

Elite runners set their watches as they took at the start of Grandma's Marathon in June 2017.

Organizers said the 2020 race will not be postponed.

Trump rollback of mileage standards guts climate change push

The Trump administration says the looser mileage standards will allow consumers to keep buying the less fuel-efficient SUVs that U.S. drivers have fav

The Trump administration rolled back ambitious Obama-era vehicle mileage standards Tuesday, raising the ceiling on damaging fossil fuel emissions for years to come and gutting one of the United States' biggest efforts against climate change.

White House turns to statistical models for virus forecast

President Donald Trump and Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, listens as Dr. Deborah Birx, Whit

Like forecasters tracking a megastorm, White House officials are relying on statistical models to help predict the impact of the coronavirus outbreak and try to protect as many people as possible.

Ships with people from ill-fated cruise beg Florida to dock

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis listens during a news conference at a drive-through coronavirus testing site in front of Hard Rock Stadium, Monday, March 30

Two ships carrying passengers and crew from an ill-fated South American cruise are pleading with Florida officials to let them carry off the sick and dead, but Gov. Ron DeSantis says Florida's health care resources are already stretched too thin.



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Gophers guard Marcus Carr (left) declared for the NBA draft Monday.

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The Twins Box Office was shuttered Thursday evening, as a #STAYHOMEMN sign was digitally displayed above.

#StayHomeMN campaign off and running in days

Fed steps in once again to try to smooth out lending markets
Minnesota jobs agency, hit by wave of claims, asks new filers to follow schedule
US home prices rose at 3.1% annually in January

President Donald Trump and Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, listened as Dr. Deborah Birx, Whi

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Corrina Bakken, the Minnesota Opera’s costume director, ironed fabric to sew into masks for hospital workers.

Minneapolis costumers sew to save lives, making coronavirus face masks

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Minneapolis distiller donates hand sanitizer — and gets a surprise from his past
Who has the upper crust? Heggies meets Sven & Ole's in Minnesota Frozen Pizza Bracket final

Scoggins: Gophers' NFL draft prospects having to adjust on the fly

The coronavirus outbreak is turning the draft process into a throwback way of doing business. Coaches and scouts are having to trust their eyes and judge a player by how he performed in games.

Anderson: Shuttering of Canada-U.S. border has outdoors implications

Businesses and customers in both nations brace for a closed border.

Brooks: The art of the possible continues, despite it all

The coronavirus might shut down almost everything else, but the art goes on at Interact, a visual and performing arts center for people with disabilities.




Lawmakers doing social distancing in the Minnesota House take the Pledge of Allegiance, Thursday, March 26, 2020 at the State Capitol in St. Paul.

With Minnesota's political map in play, both sides gear up for legislative fight

New Trump mileage standards to gut Obama climate effort
Feds revoking reservation status for Massachusetts tribe's 300 acres
Municipalities lack enough workers for in-person voting

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis listens during a news conference at a drive-through coronavirus testing site in front of Hard Rock Stadium, Monday, March 30

Ships with people from ill-fated cruise beg Florida to dock

Trump rollback of mileage standards guts climate change push
Marriott says new data breach affects 5.2 million guests
Florida sheriff wants new leads following Netflix series

Stranded American citizens arrive to board a Qatar Airways flight at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, Nepal, Tuesday, March 31, 2020.

Hundreds of stranded Americans leave Nepal amid lockdown

Europe's hospitals among the best but can't handle pandemic
Athens roads shut after machine part mistaken for WWII shell
Ships with people from ill-fated cruise beg Florida to dock

Brendan Peterson and Tyler Grondseth try their luck on a hot fishing hole on Lake Elora in Northern Minnesota. ] BRIAN PETERSON • brian.peterson

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Duluth-based Essentia provides services in more than 60 cities.

Duluth's Essentia Health cuts 500 employees as revenue dries up

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Pandemic pauses a high-flying year at Duluth airport
35 Duluth restaurants still serving takeout or delivery

Britain's Prince Harry and then-fiancee Meghan Markle in November 2017.

Royal no more: Harry and Meghan start uncertain new chapter

Eilish, Carey, more sing from home to raise funds for virus
Brooks, Trisha Yearwood to perform requests on live special
Popular Japanese comedian dies from the coronavirus

Beef prices have fallen more than 20% in the past two months, reflecting a change in global demand as the coronavirus pandemic grew. File photo of Bla

Economic fallout from coronavirus is also hitting farmers

Moratorium on large dairies proposed at Minnesota Legislature
Huge Wisconsin operation shows promise of aquaponics in Midwest
Virus epidemic leads some countries to restrict food exports

Keidy and Gene Palusky of Edina will ship about 2,000 solar-powered XTorches to Haiti and the Dominican Republic this month.

Edina couple's solar-powered XTorch lights the way for low-income people around globe

Minnesota author on finding purpose in an age of uncertainty: 'It's an aim outside of yourself'
In a Farmington hospice, a friendship bloomed among two veterans
Florida inventor patents device that he hopes will save families from hot car deaths