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Governor Tim Walz

Gov. Walz reveals 'next steps' for bars, schools, gyms, Christmas

The governor is loosening some restrictions following the four-week "pause."

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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.

Archbishop Bernard Hebda

Defying order, Catholic leaders say reopening for services is legal

The diocese will allow churches to resume in-person mass next week.

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Watch live: Church leaders address reopening against Walz order

In a letter to partner churches, Catholic leaders said Mass can resume at one-third capacity.

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Some restaurant leaders, owners decry 'disastrous' outdoor dining plan

A maximum of 50 guests are allowed outdoors under the latest order from Gov. Tim Walz.

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'Outdoor only' plan for restaurants risks creating winners and losers

Reopening will be much easier for establishments with outdoor capacity.

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Watch live: Gov. Tim Walz announces bar, restaurant reopening plans

The latest 'turning of the dials' in Minnesota's COVID-19 response is being revealed.

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Northern MN city will allow businesses to reopen despite Stay Safe order

It won't use city resources to enforce the governor's executive orders.

Governor Tim Walz

Coronavirus: Gov. Tim Walz to hold Wednesday press conference

He's expected to announce guidance for the reopening of Minnesota restaurants and bars.

Gov. Tim Walz

Gov. Walz: Not wearing a mask is hurting your neighbor

Walz strongly encourages Minnesotans to wear a mask in public settings.