The Associated Press
Teachers Ask for Virus Protocols After Student, Staff Deaths
Members of Minnesota's teachers' union are calling on school leaders to do more to protect students and staff after the state Department of Health reported the first student death from COVID-19 this school year.
Minneapolis Cop Gets Nearly 5 Years in Killing of 911 Caller
A former Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot an unarmed woman after she called 911 to report a possible rape behind her home has been sentenced to nearly five years in prison.
Unvaccinated Minnesotans 30x More Likely to Die from COVID
Health Commissioner Jan Malcolm says unvaccinated Minnesotans are 15 times more likely to require hospitalization for COVID-19 and 30 times more likely to die from the disease than vaccinated residents.
Central Minnesota Colleges Investigate Alleged Sex Competition
The College of St. Benedict and St. John's University are investigating allegations that some male students started a competition this fall to tally sexual encounters with female students.
Ex-Minneapolis Cop to be Resentenced in Death of 911 Caller
A Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot an unarmed woman after she called 911 to report that she heard a possible rape happening behind her home will be sentenced on a lesser charge.
Evictions Rise As State COVID-19 Protections Begin to Lift
Housing experts say rental evictions are rising in Minnesota as state protections adopted because of COVID-19 are beginning to east.
Walz Launches Reelection Campaign in Divided Minnesota
Minnesota's Democratic Gov. Tim Walz has launched his campaign for a second term in an increasingly divided state, saying he made the tough calls necessary beat back the COVID-19 pandemic and revive the economy.
Vikings CB Peterson Injures Hamstring, Out at Least 3 Games
Minnesota Vikings cornerback Patrick Peterson has been placed on injured reserve.
Derek Chauvin Hires Lawyer to Represent Him on Appeal
Derek Chauvin has hired an attorney to represent him as he appeals his murder conviction in the death of George Floyd.
New Art Tribute to Dylan on Display Outside Minnesota School
A public art tribute to Bob Dylan has been unveiled in Hibbing with the hopes of inspiring a new generation of young artists.