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Pandemic Steepened Declines in Minnesota Math & Reading Scores
The average math score for the 8th grade this year fell 10 points when compared with 2019.
Nearly One Million Minnesotans Have Received COVID Bonus Payments
Applicants have until 5 PM Friday to fix errors on their direct deposit information.
Minnesota Set to Distribute Frontline Worker Bonuses
Distribution is expected to start on Wednesday.
Time Runs Out For MN + WI Residents To Get Free COVID Tests
The federally-funded program that doled out free COVID-19 tests to Americans across the country ends on September 2.
Appeal Window for Minnesota Frontline Worker Bonus Closes
Nearly 1.2 million Minnesotans applied for a bonus check.
Kirk Cousins Tests Positive for COVID-19, Will Miss Minnesota’s Preseason Opener
For the preseason opener, quarterback duties will be split by Kellen Mond and Sean Mannion, although head coach Kevin O'Connell hasn't announced the starter.
Minnesota Hospitals See Increase in Patient Harm Events
Patient harm events rose from 382 in 2020 to 508 last year.
Mayo Clinic Discovery Could Dramatically Change COVID Testing
The researcher's findings could lead to tests to identify those most at risk of severe illness from the virus.
Minnesota Woman Charged for Defrauding COVID Business Aid Programs
She is one of two women charged with multiple counts of wire fraud.
More Than 700,000 MN Frontline Bonus Applications Filed So Far
The filing period opened two weeks ago.