Shutdown

Monello

Monello, P.S. Steak will switch to sandwiches, noodles during shutdown

The Minneapolis eateries are pivoting during the closure of dine-in service.

Governor Tim Walz

Walz says relief package is coming for Minnesota small businesses

Walz is prepared to call a special session and pass the package immediately.

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MN hospitality industry demands relief ahead of 4-week shutdown

Industry leaders warn restaurants will close, thousands will be unemployed without assistance.

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What Minnesota leaders will be looking for in order to lift shutdown

State leaders don't expect to see results from the orders until the third or final week of the shutdown.

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Life Time encourages members to lobby Walz over COVID-19 measures

The CEO says it could end up temporarily laying off 4,000 workers.

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MN health commissioner: Further restrictions 'very possible' as crisis looms

There are more than 1,500 people with COVID-19 hospitalized in Minnesota.

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Walz indicates more COVID-19 restrictions could be on the way

More targeted mandates are likely on the way, according to Walz.

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Walz readying 'more surgical' mitigation strategies as COVID-19 surges

It's unclear if bars and restaurants will face further restrictions.

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Walz: Change to restaurant, bar guidance unlikely before June 1

Churches can allow 25% capacity up to 250 people, but bars and restaurants can only serve a max of 50 customers outside only.

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Twin Cities nature centers adopt digital to keep informing during lockdown

The learning curve has been steep, but nature centers are adapting to life in a shut down.

Why are people mad that the U.S. gov't bought a Bob Dylan sculpture?

The timing and the price tag of Dylan's artwork has raised a few eyebrows.

The federal government shutdown is over, for 3 weeks at least

A deal has been struck between President Trump and Congress.

Minnesota food shelves have a surplus because of the trade war

Retaliatory tariffs have seen more produce and meat diverted to food shelves.

Wait times MSP Airport security are among longest in the U.S.

Lines have been consistently long for the past five days.

Long lines greet travelers at MSP security ahead of holiday weekend

MSP Airport said the holiday weekend, and not the government shutdown, is to blame.

'You feel trapped': The shutdown's impact on Minnesota's weather service

Unpaid but unable to take time off, Chanhassen's NWS workers are finding the shutdown tough.

Afro Deli offers a free meal to federal workers hit by shutdown

It's one of several businesses offering deals to furloughed workers.

What the federal government shutdown means for Minnesota

The shutdown is now in effect. So what happens next?