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Duluth lifts mask requirement for city facilities, citing decrease in COVID-19

The city lifted the mandate Friday, following guidelines from the CDC.

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Minneapolis Public Schools ends mask mandate, loosen COVID-19 guidelines

The district joins St. Paul Public Schools, which recently voted to drop its mask mandate.

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Minnetonka approves mask mandate in emergency ordinance

The mandate officially goes into effect Monday night.

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As COVID surges in MN, major cities not considering mask mandates

Cities are observing the situation, but at this point more stringent mitigation efforts are not imminent.

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MN toy store responds to 1-star review over mask requirement

"If that's not OK with you then please don't come back," Mischief Toy Store wrote.

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Minnesota school district sued by parents who oppose mask mandate

The school district has asked for the lawsuit to be dismissed.

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Walz calls for vaccine, testing requirements for state's teachers

The governor said there should also be "consistent" COVID mitigation requirements for schools.

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3 central Minnesota arts groups introduce vaccine, negative test requirement

The groups say they are obligated "to do our part in keeping our community safe."

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Fight breaks out over mask policy at Eastern Carver County School Board meeting

The district on Monday updated its mask policy to require them for all students.

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Counties without K-12 mask mandate see sharper rise in child COVID cases

That's according to a new study that compared case rates.

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3 Twin Cities counties reach 16+ vaccination rate of 80%

More than 8 in 10 residents of that age group have gotten at least one dose.

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Vaccine skeptic gov. candidate calls for 'civil disobedience' over COVID rules

"Meet the moment with me," Dr. Scott Jensen told supporters in a video Friday.

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All but 2 MN counties have 'high' level of COVID-19 transmission

Masks are strongly recommended in indoor, public spaces throughout the state.

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At the midway point, how is MN State Fair attendance stacking up?

Here's a look at how this year's numbers compare to the four most recent fairs.

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2021 MN State Fair passes half a million guests in 5 days

This comes after Monday's attendance total wasn't far off from the 2019 number.

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All of Minnesota is now a COVID-19 hotspot

Every county has high or substantial transmission, meaning masks are recommended.

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Just 1 MN county is below CDC's mask guidance threshold

That means a mask is recommended for everyone in public, indoor spaces.

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Harry Styles requiring proof of vaccination, negative test for Xcel show

The global pop star will also have a mask mandate for the Sept. 22 concert.

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CDC adds exception for close contact, student quarantine

There are some limited situations in which an exposed student may not have to quarantine.

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Video: Immunocompromised teen booed at school board meeting

"As an immune-compromised person, I'm always at risk for coronavirus," she said.

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Anoka-Hennepin, Moorhead schools enact mask mandates

Previously, the districts were only recommending masks for unvaccinated students and staff.