Father Paul Kubista is pastor at St. Mary of Czestochowa Catholic Church.
The unvaccinated are far more likely than the fully vaccinated to become hospitalized or die.
Eight of the state's 87 counties fall into this category.
The governor said there should also be "consistent" COVID mitigation requirements for schools.
Last year's mild flu season could make the coming months more challenging.
It's the second year of celebrating holidays during the pandemic.
Chris Berg is out at the TV station, but in at a local radio station.
The disease was recently confirmed for the first time in Minnesota.
The governor's office and Department of Health made the announcement Thursday.
The gubernatorial candidate suggested skeptics "get some worms and have them creep out of your anus."
Vaccines are working, though you can still get sick.
Fewer than half of all vaccine-eligible individuals in these areas have received at least one shot.
Some of TBT's recent appearances have required proof of vaccine/negative test.
The company plans to seek U.S. authorization for the age group soon.
More than 8 in 10 residents of that age group have gotten at least one dose.
The state's Department of Health unveiled the new option Wednesday.
"Meet the moment with me," Dr. Scott Jensen told supporters in a video Friday.
Masks are strongly recommended in indoor, public spaces throughout the state.
President Joe Biden announced the new rule Thursday. Here are the details.
Anyone who submits to regular COVID-19 testing would be exempt.
The new requirements will be phased in over the coming weeks.
The research, led by Minnesota-based HealthPartners Institute, was published Thursday.
Those who get their first jab at the fair get a $100 Visa gift card on the spot.
The lone holdout, Anoka County, recently passed the 70% threshold.