Vaccinated make up few severe COVID hospitalizations in Minnesota

Vaccinated people make up the minority of severe COVID-19 hospitalizations in Minnesota, according to two hospital systems.

Data from Allina and Sanford show a relatively small percentage of vaccinated COVID-19 patients need ventilators or intensive care.

Moderna vs. Pfizer: Both knockouts, but one seems to have the edge

Pfizer-BioNTech, left, and Moderna COVID-19 doses ready for patients at Cornerstone Pharmacy in Little Rock, Ark., on March 8, 2021.

In a half-dozen studies published over the past few weeks, Moderna's vaccine appeared to be more protective over the long term than the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine.

Planned Minn. wind farm to be moved farther from Jeffers Petroglyphs site

In the pouring rain, Chuck Broste, an archaeologist from the Minnesota Historical Society, spoke Monday to officials from the Public Utilities Commiss

Dakota bands and the Minnesota Historical Society have reached a settlement with an energy developer on the proximity of a wind farm to the Jeffers Petroglyphs.

Police reform push crumbles in Congress

Members of George Floyd’s family speak to reporters outside the White House after meeting with President Joe Biden on May 25, the anniversary of Flo

Attempts to reach a deal after George Floyd's killing by an officer fell apart.

Suspect dead after confrontation with law enforcement in Mounds View

Police and BCA vehicles near a broken piece of fencing at a home at an intersection in Mound View on Wednesday.

Man run over by police who had answered domestic violence call.



Protest signs are tied on the fence of the former Roof Depot site during a rally in East Philips in support of an urban farm on Sunday, August 1, 2021

Minneapolis City Council committee resurrects water yard development against activists' wishes

Minneapolis shopping bag fee to resume Oct. 1
Twin Cities Marathon and 10-mile race are back, with COVID protocols
Minnesota child-care providers to receive $300 million in grants

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Timberwolves President Gersson Rosas was fired Wednesday.

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Vikings hope to be inhospitable to Russell Wilson in their home opener
Kaprizov, Wild GM Guerin finalized contract with face-to-face meeting in Florida
Ryan strikes out 11 in five innings as Twins edge Cubs 5-4

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Medtronic’s Fridley headquarters.

Medtronic recalls devices used for treating brain aneurysms

Planned Minn. wind farm to be moved farther from Jeffers Petroglyphs site
New state grants will support Minnesota college students pursuing high-demand careers
At U.S. Bank under Cecere, doing a giant deal takes 'discipline'

Steam from the the Hennepin Energy Recovery Center (HERC) facility in 2015.

Counterpoint: A clean energy future won't burn garbage

Biden's unforced COVID miscues
Editorial cartoon: Lisa Benson on the Democrats' tax plan
Readers Write: Vaccinating kids, trout streams, Line 3, state fossils


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Seena Hodges. Photo: Desire� Benton of the Dash Collective

Walker Art Center elects Woke Coach founder as first woman of color to lead board

Minnesota fans happy to comply with Harry Styles in sold-out charm fest
Twin Cities R&B/funk musicians find a new home in L.A. and new groove as King Pari
Meet the fastest Ikea furniture assembler in the Twin Cities

Scoggins: Can Towns, author of perfect Wolves tweet, take much more of this?

Like everyone else, star center Karl-Anthony Towns was confused by a firing Wednesday that is certainly more about behind the scenes than basketball.

Souhan: Who to blame for Vikings' loss? Always follow the money

Anthony Barr, Harrison Smith and Kirk Cousins are making millions, they're supposed to be the key to big victories, not a temp placekicker.

Reusse: 'There is no end to this loss.' Motzko shares pain, support after son's death

The death of 20-year-old Mack Motzko, who died in a car crash in July involving an allegedly impaired driver, brought an outpouring of love that the U hockey coach has cherished.



Members of George Floyd’s family speak to reporters outside the White House after meeting with President Joe Biden on May 25, the anniversary of Flo

Police reform push crumbles in Congress

Minnesota Poll: Half of outstate voters doubt 2020 election
Biden presses fellow Dems: Resolve party split on $3.5T plan
Democrats' handling of Israel defense money leads to backlash

Pfizer-BioNTech, left, and Moderna COVID-19 doses ready for patients at Cornerstone Pharmacy in Little Rock, Ark., on March 8, 2021.

Moderna vs. Pfizer: Both knockouts, but one seems to have the edge

Last person seen with Kristin Smart in 1996 heading to trial
FDA backs Pfizer COVID-19 boosters for seniors, high-risk
Report: Births decline in pandemic may have turned corner

In this June 12, 2021 file photo, President Joe Biden and French President Emmanuel Macron shake hands during a bilateral meeting at the G-7 summit, i

US-French spat seems to simmer down after Biden-Macron call

Shots fired at Ukraine presidential aide's car
'My whole life in a van': Islanders flee Spanish volcano
Afghan Taliban's new UN envoy urges quick recognition

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Twin Cities area is recycling more than ever. Why hasn't landfilling declined?

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Did political shenanigans derail an effort to move Minnesota's capital?

ALEX KORMANN • alex.kormann@startribune.com  The St. Louis County Board approved a new remote work policy Tuesday.

Amid growing COVID worry, St. Louis County approves remote work option

Proctor football team under investigation for 'student misconduct'
Greater Minnesota labor forces decline, but unemployment holds steady
Minnesota's extreme drought brings a muted fall color palette

Jamie Spears and Britney Spears.

Britney Spears court filing says conservatorship should end

Johnny Depp: 'Not one of you' is safe with 'cancel culture'
Beloved 'Sex and the City' actor Willie Garson dies at 57
R. Kelly's rules protected him, prosecutors in sex trial say

Once a kid in this St. Louis Park cooking program, now she's its head chef and manager

Once a kid in this St. Louis Park cooking program, now she's its head chef and manager

St. Paul Lowertown Brewery will fund music education and instruments for disadvantaged youth
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A sanctuary takes shape, framed around migrants