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Metallica Sue Insurer Over Losses From Pandemic-Postponed Shows
Band alleges breach of contract and seeks unspecified damages connected to six concerts postponed in 2020.
Minnesota Graduation Rates Steady During First Part of Pandemic
Rochester rates were above the statewide average for all but one subgroup of students.
Minnesota COVID Hospitalizations Lowest Since Last August
Only 20 new cases were reported in the Rochester area last week.
Rochester Public Transit Restarts ‘Shopper Routes’
Its operations are now nearly back to normal.
Rochester School Board is Ready to Meet In Person Again
The first in-person meeting will be on June 15.
Rochester Area Weekly COVID Total Lowest Since Start of Pandemic
The last time the weekly count of new cases was this low was the second week of the pandemic.
$18 Concert Tickets Cost $1,000 for Unvaccinated Fans
Florida promoter enacts “no-vax tax” to “get the fence-sitters off the fence” over COVID-19.
Fake Mantorville Minnesota Orange Grove Scams US Government
How did no one notice an orange grove was in Minnesota? Maybe they thought it was orange cones, instead. ((ahem))
Minnesota Offering Rewards To The Next 100,000 That Get Vaccinated
Governor Walz said, "We’ve had great success in our state so far with more than 2.5 million Minnesotans fully vaccinated, and we want to build on that success… So roll up your sleeves, make that vaccine appointment, and pick your reward, Minnesota — this is your shot to sum…