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Seven Minnesotans in ICU for COVID-19 care

Out of all the confirmed cases this morning, there are seven Minnesotans in intensive care for complications from COVID-19. There are 243 ICU beds available in the entire state. Governor Tim Walz and several other top officials briefed media today on what Minnesota is doing to address the supply issues of ICU rooms, ventilators, and…


Bemidji Veterans Home unfunded by feds

None of Minnesota’s proposed new Veterans Homes projects in Bemidji, Montevideo and Preston will receive federal funding this year. The Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs was notified that the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs ranked Minnesota’s proposed projects are ranked 39th, 40th and 41st on the Fiscal Year 2020 Grants Priority List Group 1. The…


Gov. Walz issues four more executive orders

Gov. Tim Walz, who currently is in self-quarantine for fourteen days after learning he was in contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19, signed four more executive orders today. Gov. Walz briefed media this afternoon at 2 p.m., and while he did not issue an anticipated “shelter-in-place” order like Wisconsin has, he did address the…


Situation Update for Monday, March 23

Posted at 9:33 a.m. Updated at 8:10 p.m. Featured photo: The Minnesota Department of Health’s case map as of Sunday, March 22, showing one case in Cass County. This article will be updated throughout the day as more information becomes available. For more information, view the COVID-19 category on the home page. For local recommendations,…

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