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Wisconsin Republicans aim to end governor's mask mandate

They've introduced a resolution to remove the governor's emergency powers.

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Investigation after assistant principal displays "joke" Gadsden flag during announcements

"My apologies to anybody who was offended by that part of the snake that was on that comic and it's been taken down."

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Charges: Man complains about unmasked gym users, pulls gun on manager

The 64-year-old told police he went to the gym to check on mask compliance.

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Minnesota, 3M remove 500K fake N95 respirators from circulation

The masks were headed to hospitals in Minnesota that couldn't get their own PPE.

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Lakeville bar has license suspended after opening to large, maskless crowd

The State of Minnesota also suspended the license of a Princeton bar, with another facing a suspension.

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Small group protesting COVID measures enter Midway Target maskless

It follows protests against COVID-19 measures at the Capitol and Governor's mansion.

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Sanford Health 'parts ways' with CEO after his face mask comments

Kelby Krabbenhoft had been with the company since 1996.

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Sanford Health distances itself from its own CEO's views on face masks

The CEO said he wouldn't always wear a mask in public after recovering from COVID-19.

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Hormel made a face mask so you can smell bacon while out

The Minnesota-based company is giving away the "breathable bacon" face mask for free.

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Wisconsin governor extends mask mandate as COVID-19 cases surge

Parts of Wisconsin have the highest rates of COVID-19 in the country.

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White House COVID-19 adviser visits MN, urges people to wear masks

Dr. Deborah Birx addresses "worrisome" trend in Minnesota.

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Refuse to wear a mask when voting? You'll be recorded as violating mandate

The state is taking the COVID-19 mask mandate seriously on primary day.

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Study: The best and worst face masks for preventing COVID-19 spread

The study at Duke University says that N-95s, surgical masks, and homemade cloth masks are good, bandanas bad.

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'I was forced to apologize' says candidate who likened mask rule to Holocaust

The House candidate shared a meme comparing mask mandates to the persecution of Jewish people.

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LARK Toys says couple ranted at staff over face mask requirement

The couple tried to claim a medical exemption at the famous Wabasha toy store.

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Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers announces statewide face mask mandate

It comes amid rising cases of COVID-19 in Wisconsin.

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Wabasha County GOP shares meme likening mask-wearing to Holocaust

The group removed its Facebook page after sparking complaints.

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Osterholm: It's time for a mask mandate, but social distancing more important

The state epidemiologist backs Gov. Walz ordering a mask mandate.

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Walz to announce 'next steps' in COVID-19 response at press conference

It's expected that a statewide mask mandate will be implemented.

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Walz to announce decision on statewide mask mandate this week

The simplest thing people can do to get kids back into schools and make sure businesses remain open is to wear a mask, Walz said.

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Most grocery stores in MN now require shoppers to wear face masks

As cities mandate masks and health officials recommend them, more retailers are starting to require them.