2020

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Minnesota's graduation rate increased in 2020, but disparities remain

Last year, 83.8% of high school seniors in Minnesota graduated in four years.

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Minnesota saw record gun permit applications in 2020

The trend in Minnesota aligns with national spikes.

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HealthPartners reveals Minnesota's most popular baby names 2020

According to HealthPartners, Noah was the top name of boys in 2020, while Evelyn was the top name for girls.

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What's open and closed in Minnesota on Thanksgiving Day 2020?

Most services will not be running on Thursday and unlike most years, many stores will be closed, too.

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Postmaster General delays postal service cuts till after November election

"To avoid even the appearance of any impact on election mail," the postmaster general says any further operational changes will be postponed

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Postal service warns Minnesota that votes may arrive too late in November

Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon: 'Don't wait until October' to request ballot

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State Fair launches online shopping and virtual competitions

The Fine Arts showcase will also be accessible in-person with reservations or online

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Person with COVID-19 involved with MN graduation ceremony

A health official said the ceremony was conducted against health guidance.

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Minnesota State Fair provides update on its 2020 plans

Whether the fair will go ahead or not remains in question.

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Biden-Klobuchar? MN's senior senator in the running for running mate

She's getting a lot of buzz in the 2020 veepstakes.

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MnDOT reveals road construction projects for 2020 season

There is some major work planned on Twin Cities roads.

In South Carolina, another disappointing showing for Amy Klobuchar

The Minnesota senator failed to break the top five.

Sen. Amy Klobuchar fails to crack top 4 in Nevada caucuses

Meanwhile, Sen. Bernie Sanders won the contest by a wide margin.

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Mike Bloomberg opening five more field offices in Minnesota

The Democrat is making a big play for Super Tuesday states, including MN.

DFL leader reveals plan for marijuana legalization in Minnesota

House Majority Leader Ryan Winkler aims to introduce it early in the 2020 session.

What's open and closed in Minnesota on MLK Day?

Local government offices will generally be closed on Monday.

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Twins born in different decades at Minnesota hospital

One is a child of the 2010s, the other is of the 2020s.