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Pandemic disruptions taking a toll on farmers’ mental health

By Alisa Roth Todd Selvik wants to forget the trauma of putting down 500 pigs recently on his family’s farm. “It tore me up enough, ... Read more

Protests over George Floyd’s death spilling into St. Paul

MPR Staff St. Paul police were confronting protesters and looters Thursday afternoon in the city’s Midway neighborhood as demonstrations over the death of George Floyd, a ... Read more

Latest on COVID-19 in MN: 899 deaths; ICU cases hit new high

MPR News Staff Minnesota’s COVID-19 death toll continued its grim ascent Tuesday as the state Health Department reported 899 people have died from the disease, ... Read more

ListenIt was hailed as the ‘Minnesota moonshot’ — but why hasn’t antibody testing taken off?

By Catharine Richert A month ago, Gov. Tim Walz announced a $36 million strategy for coronavirus testing in Minnesota. He described the plan, which harnesses ... Read more