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Gov. Tim Walz

As Delta variant spreads, Walz discusses masking, emergencies, and back-to-school

Vaccination rates vary across the state, but many counties are under 50%.

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Walz to unveil 'list' of incentives for Minnesotans to get vaccinated

100,000 Minnesotans will be eligible between Memorial Day weekend and the end of June.

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Walz: Demobilization of troops, police to happen 'as quickly as possible'

It's unclear just when troops and police will pull out of the Twin Cities.

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Curfew orders could be issued if unrest follows Chauvin trial verdict

Minnesota and the nation anxiously away the jury verdict.

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As CDC urges Michigan to shut down, Gov. Walz watches closely

Walz says there are no imminent plans to dial back.

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Watch live: Walz announces 'biggest yet' loosening of restrictions

The press conference is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. Friday.

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Report: Walz could halt reopenings again if COVID-19 spikes

Statewide restrictions are due to ease up on Monday.

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Walz suggests dip in COVID cases, hospitalizations shows measures working

"It looks like we're making a difference," the governor said Friday.

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More than 230,000 people have downloaded Minnesota's COVID exposure app

The more people who use the app, the more effective it is.

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Walz to be joined by first responders at COVID press conference Wednesday

Some departments have been forced to shift staffing or suspend service due to COVID-19.

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Gov. Walz to address COVID-19 crisis for second day running

On the call will be individuals who have been impacted by the virus.

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MDH provides more guidance on new wedding capacity limits

The new rules only apply to the reception, not the ceremony.

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Gov. Walz issues plea to Minnesotans as COVID-19 cases surge

“I’ve said from the beginning, the virus’ spread will dictate our course and we are well into a dark chapter in the story of this pandemic," the governor said.

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Walz authorizes aid for counties affected by summer floods

The aid will support five counties and cover 75% of damage costs.

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Stearns County taking an education-first approach to restaurants, bars that reopen early

Businesses that continue to violate the order could face stiff penalties.

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Walz outlines plans to use federal funding for education, childcare

Gov. Tim Walz announced Friday how he plans to use funds from the CARES Act.

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Walz: Businesses reopening against state orders 'puts Minnesota at risk'

A St. Paul barbershop was forced to close after attempting to reopen.

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Walz launches 'homemade mask drive' to help congregate living facilities

He's calling on "crafters, sewers, and creatives" for help.

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Coronavirus: What is Scenario 3 and why isn't MN ready for it yet?

Gov. Tim Walz said reaching Scenario 3 is the aim, but the state isn't ready yet.

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More testing will get some Minnesotans back to work, with conditions

Gov. Walz described a rough draft for a strategic plan involving increased testing.

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Fauci on same page as MN governor about re-opening economy

A full re-opening of the economy by May 4 is a "moonshot" goal, Gov. Walz said Monday.