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Gov. Tim Walz talked of pulling back a portion of more than 7,000 National Guard members that had been called in to help quell violence in the metro area. Hours were reduced on a Twin Cities curfew, and officials planned to leave freeways open.
"Maximum service with a minimum interface" was how one resort's general manager described the way forward with summer about to kick off.
The state is allowing all stores to open as long as they file safety plans and limit capacity to 50%.
With nearby Miller Creek and a forest bordering the parking lot, the mall has seen visits from beavers, fox, rabbits and even coyotes over the years.
Without elective procedures or COVID surges, already-stressed rural health care systems are taking an extra financial hit.
Despite an explosion of cases at a Sioux Falls pork plant, the state is one of the few that has yet to impose a statewide stay-at-home order.
Crooked Spoon restaurant, two gift shops destroyed in downtown fire.
As Minnesotans work and study from home amid the pandemic, access to high-speed internet has become more important than ever. For the rural households without high-speed internet or reliable connections, keeping up has been a struggle.
As of Monday, two county residents had died from the virus out of 23 who had tested positive — including nine from a local church congregation, according to the pastor.
In towns across the state, where neighbors rely neighbors, social distancing doesn't come easy.