Today, DEED announced grantee partners for the second round of the Main Street Economic Revitalization Program.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is warning visitors to the North Shore of hazardous conditions caused by recent storms.
A wild fox from Anoka County has tested positive for highly pathogenic avian influenza. This is the first confirmed case of HPAI in a wild mammal in Minnesota.
The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) is opening a new COVID-19 community testing location in the Midway neighborhood of Saint Paul and closing two existing testing sites as part of the state’s ongoing work to adjust testing resources to meet demand and need.
Prompted by a cluster of hepatitis cases of unknown origin among children in multiple states and countries, state health officials are asking parents to watch for signs of liver inflammation in their children — especially after bouts with either upper respiratory or stomach-intestinal illnesses.
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Conservation Officer Kipp Duncan has been named the 2021 DNR Conservation Officer of the Year, which is an annual award presented to an officer for outstanding overall career performance.
Early care and education (ECE), a critical part of the economic infrastructure in Minnesota, is dealing with a long-standing crisis. Under the State’s Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED), a working group charged by DEED’s Minnesota Business Vitality Council (MBVC) has released a final report and recommendations to support the creation and sustainability of child care businesses.
Providing clean and abundant drinking water to all Minnesotans is a big job, and a new report released today by the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH), Minnesota Drinking Water Annual Report for 2021, finds that in most communities served by the state’s 6,677 public water systems finds that there are challenges with drinking water quality and quantity in some areas of the state.
On Friday, Governor Walz signed the Unemployment Insurance (UI) and Frontline Worker bill into law. Replenishing the UI Trust Fund at $2.73 billion will ensure UI benefits are available to workers in the future and that businesses across the state are held harmless from the effects of the pandemic.
Following its investigation, the Minnesota Department of Human Rights (MDHR) today released its findings and announced that the City of Minneapolis and Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) engage in a “pattern or practice of race discrimination in violation of the Minnesota Human Rights Act.”
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) has confirmed the presence of emerald ash borer (EAB) in Carlton and Lake counties for the first time. EAB was first discovered in Minnesota in 2009, and there are now 34 counties in the state with EAB.
The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) released new data showing mixed news regarding health insurance coverage in Minnesota during 2021. While actions taken by state officials helped drop the state’s uninsured rate to the lowest level ever measured, racial disparities in coverage worsened.
Hennepin County will convert two hotels into permanent affordable housing. The board allocated $5 million on Tuesday to acquire the properties and rehabilitate them.