A Wisconsin school has called off classes after a third of its students contracted the highly contagious bacteria. The building will be sanitized. The Duluth News Tribune says staff and faculty have been largely unaffected. A health official in the area says some of the teens in the school district who got the infection never received a recommended booster shot.
Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Wednesday, January 19
More than 44,000 new cases reported from the holiday weekend.
Bagel shop closes amid vax-or-test mandate, posts: 'All are welcome here'
Other Twin Cities restaurants have also temporarily closed this week.
Spielman: 'It was constantly like a moving target all the time'
Spielman said drafting and rostering players who fit the scheme was difficult with all of the offensive coordinators Mike Zimmer had.
Suspect fled police, found hiding in old camper in scrap yard
Police say they were trying to pull him over for driving without any lights.
Part Wolf in Minneapolis to close at the end of January
The Nomad World Pub became Part Wolf in 2019.
Omicron fading in Minnesota? Wastewater detection provides hope
Wastewater samples can help predict a rise or fall in COVID-19 cases.
COVID: Minneapolis, St. Paul vaccine-or-test rule for dining now in effect
Proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test are required.
Man crawls to safety before train hits his stuck wheelchair
The incident happened Tuesday on Highway 169.
Sizing up Vikings coaching candidates we know about so far
A closer look at some of the head coaching candidates interviewed by the Vikings
St. Paul: Man called police to report he killed his wife
Police are also investigating a separate fatal shooting in the Frogtown neighborhood.
Timberwolves survive Knicks' second-half barrage to get back to .500
Karl-Anthony Towns' lay-in helped Minnesota get a win in The Garden.
Mom warns parents to vaccinate after baby nearly dies from whooping cough
A 5-week-old baby was fighting for life in intensive care after her sister brought whooping cough home from school, where another child had contracted the highly contagious disease.
189 more cases of whooping cough confirmed in state
The Minnesota Department of Health says 189 new cases of pertussis, also known as whooping cough -- have been confirmed in the state in the last week. That brings the total to more than 3,500 cases in the state this year.
Norovirus likely cause of outbreak in Gaylord schools
More than 200 students were reported absent Thursday at an elementary school and junior high in Gaylord, Minn. Health officials say they're "99 percent" certain Norovirus is to blame. The two schools are housed in the same building.
Minn. whooping cough cases through mid-May already more than 2011
The Minnesota Department of Health tells KARE 11 that there have already been 670 cases of whooping cough diagnosed in the state, which has already eclipsed the total amount of cases diagnosed in in Minnesota in 2011. Doctors are recommending tetanus booster shots to prevent new cases.
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