The Minnesota State High School League also cleared soccer and individual-based sports — cross-country, girls' tennis and girls' swimming — to start as scheduled Aug 17 with limitations.
The lawsuit, backed by GOP legislators, is the 11th legal challenge to Gov. Tim Walz's COVID-19 restrictions.
The rate of diagnostic tests finding infections with the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 has increased in Minnesota above 5%, a key threshold to public health authorities.
A massive explosion rocked Beirut on Tuesday, flattening much of the port, damaging buildings across the capital and sending a giant mushroom cloud into the sky. At least 50 people were killed and 2,700 injured, with bodies buried in the rubble, officials said.
A hotel and apartment complex under construction across the street from the Xcel Energy Center in downtown St. Paul caught fire early Tuesday, and part of the structure collapsed.
President Donald Trump's demand that the U.S. government get a cut from a potential Microsoft purchase of TikTok is the latest unprecedented scenario in an unprecedented situation.
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This is how the NFL intends/hopes/prays to make pandemic football succeed, in the absence of a bubble: The honor system and self-policing. How realistic is that?
Last summer, when the Twins' bullpen was getting knocked around, the team started a flurry of moves that has paid off very well.
If this 60-game schedule is to be completed, the Twins will occupy nine out-of-town hotels and move in and out 11 visiting clubhouses. Why so much moving around and no bubble? Money.