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Largest children’s hospital in Minnesota swaps ICU beds for mental health...

Children's Minnesota — one of the nation's foremost pediatric health facilities — is closing down its St. Paul ICU and opening an inpatient mental...

COVID shutdowns threw a wet blanket on Twin Cities NYE celebrations

For the second straight year, many large New Year's Eve celebrations across the United States were canceled or pared down due to COVID concerns,...

Minnesota records roughly 11,000 new breakthrough cases since last week

Minnesota reported about 11,000 new breakthrough COVID-19 cases Monday. Between Nov. 22 and Nov. 29, breakthrough cases increased by 10,738 from 83,933 to 94,671. Breakthrough...

MDH threatened with legal action for stonewalling on COVID transparency

A Minnesota coronavirus expert lawyered up after the state effectively refused to honor his data request. Minnesota's Data Practices Act, which functions like the federal...

Walz says his vaccine incentives ‘may or may not’ work

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz said COVID vaccine incentives "may or may not" work at a press conference announcing the rollout of new vaccine incentives. The...

Walz rolls out ‘bribes’ for kids to get vaccinated

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz announced a new program Monday to pay children to get the COVID-19 vaccine. “Not only are you eligible to get vaccinated,...

Minnesota nursing homes to use robots to care for elderly amid...

Elderly Minnesota nursing home residents will soon be cared for, in part, by robots designed to support the elderly's emotional and cognitive needs. "This is...

Cardinal Burke is able to say daily Mass again, encourages faithful...

Cardinal Raymond Burke has announced positive developments in his continued recovery from COVID-19. The former archbishop of St. Louis wrote a Facebook post Friday evening...

Board of Medical Practice dismisses yet another complaint against Dr. Jensen

The Minnesota Board of Medical Practice opted for the fourth time to dismiss a complaint against Dr. Scott Jensen. Jensen is a practicing medical doctor...

White Bear Lake school board adjourns mid-meeting over maskless parents

The White Bear Lake Area School Board prematurely terminated its most recent meeting after a group of parents entered the room without masks. The board...