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Minnesota Set to Distribute Frontline Worker Bonuses
Distribution is expected to start on Wednesday.
Kirk Cousins Tests Positive for COVID-19, Will Miss Minnesota’s Preseason Opener
For the preseason opener, quarterback duties will be split by Kellen Mond and Sean Mannion, although head coach Kevin O'Connell hasn't announced the starter.
Minnesota Hospitals See Increase in Patient Harm Events
Patient harm events rose from 382 in 2020 to 508 last year.
Mayo Clinic Discovery Could Dramatically Change COVID Testing
The researcher's findings could lead to tests to identify those most at risk of severe illness from the virus.
Minnesota Woman Charged for Defrauding COVID Business Aid Programs
She is one of two women charged with multiple counts of wire fraud.
Gov. Walz Announces Plan for Remaining Federal COVID Funds
Minnesota Governor Tim Walz has announced his plan to spend the remaining funds from the original federal American Rescue Plan funding.
More Than 700,000 MN Frontline Bonus Applications Filed So Far
The filing period opened two weeks ago.
Closed Rochester Restaurant’s Suit Against City & DMC Dismissed
The Jerk King Restaurant opened in downtown Rochester in the Peace Plaza in the months leading up to the pandemic.
Application Period Starts Wednesday For Minnesota COVID Bonuses
Eligible workers will have until July 22nd to apply.
Face Masks Now Required At Rochester’s Edison Building
The mandate begins Tuesday.