Minnesota nurses on pandemic: 'We’re losing the war'

Last year, Mary Turner, the president of the Minnesota Nurses Association, likened the fight against COVID-19 as a war and nurses as the soldiers going to battle.  Nearly 20 months into the pandemic, her assessment remains grim.

Minnesota's pandemic pay panel can't agree it's failed

Minnesota lawmakers tasked with sending $250 million in COVID-19 pandemic pay to frontline workers this fall have failed. A Wednesday afternoon meeting of the Legislature's pay panel -- the first meeting in nearly two months -- yielded no progress.