The economic effects of the pandemic in Minnesota hit women, particularly women of color, harder than other parts of the population, a new study by th

Women workers of color in Minnesota face higher risks, layoffs during pandemic, U report finds

The economic effects are deep and could linger after the pandemic subsides, the study found.
Cheryl Odegaard, a medical assistant at St. Luke’s Respiratory Clinic, administered a COVID-19 test to a patient in their drive-through testing site
Coronavirus

92,000 Minnesotans could get COVID-19 vaccine by year's end

December 8, 2020
High priority will be given to nursing home residents and front-line health care workers.
Family holidays will look different this year.
Coronavirus

How Gov. Walz's new COVID guidelines will shape Thanksgiving for Minnesotans

November 11, 2020
It's possible to limit the risks of a large gathering and still keep some of the magic.
In this July 22, 2020 file photo, Cafe Latte co-owner Bryce Quinn, right, speaks with a customer, Omar Jamal, at the restaurant. (Staff photo by Aaron
Business

Vaccines big issue for Minnesota businesses: 'Every employer has a decision to make.'

December 8, 2020
Seen as key to reviving a sputtering economy, companies mull how hard to push vaccination for employees.
Coronavirus

Minnesota COVID-19 cases soaring as families make their Thanksgiving plans

November 15, 2020
Family get-togethers seen as high risk as deaths in Minnesota exceed 2,900.
Coronavirus

Walz urges mask-wearing as bridge to vaccine

December 7, 2020
Mask use rises; details about vaccines, shutdown expected this week.
Coronavirus

Lawsuit seeks tuition refund for University of Minnesota students after disrupted spring semester

December 4, 2020
Class action alleges that the U breached contract by charging full tuition for online classes.