The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has contracted with 48 community partners to help those most impacted by COVID-19 get vaccinated, improve health and recover from the effects of the disease.
Recent heavy snowfall has made for excellent snowmobiling conditions throughout the state, so the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources wants to remind eager riders to make safety a priority.
Troopers, deputies and police officers statewide made 2,228 DWI arrests during the holiday DWI campaign from Nov. 23 through New Year’s Eve. The arrest numbers compare with 2,012 DWI arrests during the 2021 campaign.
MINNEAPOLIS— The Minneapolis downtown council announced details for this season’s Holidazzle. Loring Park in downtown Minneapolis will be the home to the free and fun-for-all-ages Holidazzle festivities for four three-day weekends (Fridays through Sundays) beginning Nov. 25 through Dec. 18. 2022.
Yesterday, Governor Tim Walz highlighted the safety preparation for the Minnesota State Fair. Governor Walz was joined by Department of Public Safety Commissioner John Harrington, Minnesota State Fair General Manager Jerry Hammer, Minnesota State Fair Police Chief Ron Knafla, and the Minnesota State Patrol. Governor Walz discussed the collaboration that has gone into ensuring the fair will be safe for all attendees.
The Minnesota Vikings on Tuesday announced the team has reduced its roster from 84 to the maximum of 80 ahead of the preseason finales for all NFL teams.
The six-member Minnesota Board of Animal Health has named Dr. Marion Garcia as its new executive director and state veterinarian. The Board selected Dr. Garcia to succeed Dr. Beth Thompson, who left the agency in May of this year and served the agency since 2016. Dr. Linda Glaser served in the interim while the Board went through the hiring process. Dr. Garcia will officially start at the end of September.
A new online tool created by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources allows users to explore Natural Heritage Information System data for both conservation planning and identifying rare resources.
Today, $710,000 for contingency pumping at the Canisteo Pit in Itasca County was approved at the Iron Range Resources & Rehabilitation Board meeting. The pumping will begin on or before Oct. 1 to prevent water from overtopping the pit until a permanent outlet solution is in place. A permanent solution will require legislative funding.
Excessive drinking cost Minnesotans nearly $8 billion in 2019, according to a new study from the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) published today in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed a report of zebra mussels in the Embarrass Mine Pit, also known as the Sabin Mine Pit, near Aurora in St. Louis County. Mining in the Embarrass Mine Pit stopped in 1977.
The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) today released its first-ever Minnesota Maternal Mortality Report (PDF), which examined maternal deaths during or within one year of pregnancy from 2017 to 2018.
Farmers in Minnesota looking to enter or exit farming have two new resources available, through a partnership between the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) and the Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation (MFBF) and Minnesota Dairy Initiative (MDI).