The federal government is giving Minnesota an additional $14 million to help low-income residents heat their homes this winter. Although, even with the extra aid, the state is getting about $65 million less than the $152 million last winter. The Pioneer Press reports a measure in the U.S. Senate would restore the program's funding to last year's levels.
Coronavirus: Survey finds 1 in 5 Minnesotans planning holiday travel
Health experts have advised against traditional family gatherings during the holidays.