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U, Mayo Clinic ready COVID-19 antibody tests in Minnesota

An electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. The Uni

U, Mayo are hoping antibody test could help determine who is no longer a threat

Rural Martin County becomes unlikely hotbed for coronavirus

LA County sheriff abandons effort to close gun stores

In this March 15, 2020, photo people wait in a line to enter a gun store in Culver City, Calif. Four gun-owners rights organizations on Friday sued Lo

Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva, who was sued by gun-rights groups after trying to shut down firearms dealers in the wake of coronavirus concerns, said Monday that he is abandoning the effort.

In surprise move, U's Carr declares for NBA draft

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

The Gophers point guard was a third-team All-Big Ten selection as a sophomore.

Megachurch pastor arrested for holding packed services despite safer-at-home order

The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office has put an electronic sign on the driveway to The River Church Monday, March 30, 2020, in Tampa, Fla, after w

Florida officials have arrested the pastor of a megachurch after detectives say he held two Sunday services with hundreds of people and violated a safer-at-home order in place to limit the spread of the coronavirus.



Five St. Paul police officers were fired after allegedly failing to stop an assault by a former St. Paul officer, Tou Cha, at Checkerbar Food & Liquor

Arbitrator upholds firing of St. Paul officer who stood by during assault

Mpls. police, merchants wary of rise in business burglaries after lockdown order
Ramsey County starting up on $51 million in road projects
Minnesota correctional facilities see first coronavirus cases

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

In surprise move, U's Carr declares for NBA draft

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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

Minnesota jobs agency, hit by wave of claims, asks new filers to follow schedule
UnitedHealth Group pledges $50 million in COVID-19 support
GM quickly shifts production gears from autos to ventilators

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

Trump's time frame on COVID-19 social distancing turns more realistic

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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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One of St. Paul's oldest homes is up for sale: It's like 'walking into museum'
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
The Latest: British Airways suspends all its Gatwick flights

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks during a news conference against a backdrop of medical supplies at the Jacob Javits Center that will house a tempora

'Please come help us': New York begs for medical workers

Feds revoking reservation status for Massachusetts tribe's 300 acres
Liberty University: We're complying with virus-related ban
Florida tourist haven at nexus of debate about next steps

In this March 27, 2020, photo, a security person stands guard at the famed street of cherry blossoms which is closed as a safety precaution against th

Tokyo's infection spike after Olympic delay sparks questions

In Somalia, coronavirus goes from fairy tale to nightmare
IS militants riot in eastern Syria prison, some escape
Plane catches fire at Manila airport, killing all 8 aboard

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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St. Luke’s Chief Medical Officer Dr. Nick Van Deelen at a news conference last week.

Duluth hospitals begin layoffs and hiring freezes as they prep for future surge

COVID-19 scare prompts Minnesota schools to get creative in feeding kids
25 Duluth restaurants still serving takeout or delivery
Costco pulls out of plans to build in Duluth

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

John Prine in critical condition with COVID-19 symptoms

Eilish, Carey, more sing from home to raise funds for virus
Trump says U.S. won't pay for Meghan and Harry's security
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