Gov. Tim Walz speaks during a press conference on Thursday, May 6, 2021.

LIVE VIDEO: Walz plan to end most COVID restrictions by end of May, mask mandate by July 1

MDH reports 13 new COVID-19 deaths, 1,661 new cases

Former U of M regent speaks about controversial departure as lawmakers call for investigation

US unemployment claims fall to a pandemic low of 498,000
A sign announcing they are hiring hangs in the window of a restaurant in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of Manhattan in New York, Tuesday, May 4, 2021. Some restaurants in New York City are starting to hire employees now that they can increase their indoor dining to 75% of capacity starting May 7.

St. Paul City Council votes to have state board review Sheriff Fletcher's livestreams

In this screen grab from video, defense attorney Eric Nelson, left, defendant and former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, right, and Nelson's assistant Amy Voss, back, introduce themselves to jurors as Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill presides over jury selection in the trial of Chauvin Wednesday, March 17, 2021 at the Hennepin County Courthouse in Minneapolis, Minn. Chauvin is charged in the May 25, 2020 death of George Floyd.

Judge yet to rule on Chauvin new trial motion; legal expert points to another anticipated decision

Proposed $32.5M Grand Avenue development creating controversy
A year after lockdowns, uncertainty, Walz set to give timeline for ending COVID-19 restrictions
Cinco de Mayo celebrations in St. Paul look different for 2nd year as pandemic continues
Walz to announce update to Minnesota's COVID-19 restrictions Thursday
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UPDATE: Missing 93-year-old man located

US backs waiving intellectual property rules on vaccines
St. Paul man sentenced for role in arson of MPD 3rd Precinct
Construction in downtown Minneapolis causing headaches for some
Over 2M Minnesotans have completed COVID-19 vaccine series; 17 new deaths reported

BCA investigation underway after fatal shooting during traffic stop in Rochester

Families, advocates mark day of awareness for Native victims

Chauvin attorney files motion for new trial

1 killed, another injured in Hibbing road rage motorcycle crash

Facebook board upholds Trump suspension

Restaurants face worker shortage ahead of governor's announcement on COVID-19 restrictions

Bloomington Public Schools board selects new superintendent
Twins recall Devin Smeltzer, option Lewis Thorpe
DeSantis signs GOP-drafted voting bill, legal fight begins

Shooting at Idaho middle school injures 3; student captured

Arrested New Hampshire youth detention center worker was fired, rehired

On social media, memories pop up from a pandemic still going

Biden ready to sell $2.3T infrastructure plan in Louisiana

Alabama trooper charged in child rape hid checkered FBI past