One factor in those decisions is the weekly numbers released by the Department of Health, which school districts have been directed to use as guide when determining their learning model this year.
Minnesota is seeing a spike in COVID-19 cases among kids and teens, just as some districts are preparing to reopen in-person classes.
Ellen Gurrola hadn't planned to take her concerns about reopening schools straight to Gov. Tim Walz.
As the beginning of the school year nears, learning plans amid the pandemic are still taking shape.
School officials in Wayzata are set to go with a hybrid learning model return to classes, that will include some students at school and some using distance learning depending on the day of the week.
Free COVID-19 testing will be offered in Ramsey County over the next four weekends in August, according to county officials. Testing will start on Saturday, August 8.
The Minnesota Department of Health reported 867 new cases of COVID-19 and seven more deaths Thursday, bringing the total number of cases the state has seen to 56,640 and the death toll from the disease to 1,636.
All 14 establishments that received warning letters for violations of the state's COVID-19 safety guidelines are now in compliance, according to the Department of Public Safety Alcohol and Gambling Enforcement.
Visiting restrictions are loosening for some long-term care facilities in Minnesota as their Essential Caregiver programs begin.
A group home in North Branch, Minnesota got some attention this week when a copy of its COVID-19 preparedness policy was posted on social media.
The Minnesota Department of Health reported 629 new cases of COVID-19 and nine more deaths Wednesday, bringing the total number of cases the state has seen to 57,779 and the death toll from the disease to 1,629.
As fall draws near, residents and school administrators in both rural and urban Minnesota are grappling with concerns over the pandemic.
The St. Paul Saints are back in action in downtown St. Paul for the first time this season, and even though there were some changes because of the coronavirus, fans couldn't be happier.
While some Minnesota high school sports will continue to be played this fall, volleyball and football will be moved to the spring amid concerns for COVID-19.
Due to COVID-19 concerns, Valleyfair will remain closed for the rest of the year, according to an update released Tuesday.
A group of Minnesota voters filed a federal lawsuit against state and local leaders, including Governor Tim Walz, over concerns the statewide mask mandate creates a legal conflict that will cause them to break the law when voting in-person.
The Minnesota State High School League met Tuesday morning to determine what the options are for the high school fall sports season amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Minnesota Department of Health reported 606 new cases of COVID-19 and four more deaths Tuesday, bringing the total number of cases the state has seen to 57,162 and the death toll from the disease to 1,620.
As health officials discuss efforts to find a COVID-19 vaccine, FOX 9 caught up with one Minnesota woman who lost her husband to the virus back in April.
Minnesota is one of four states selected by the federal government to be part of a pilot group looking at how to roll out a COVID-19 vaccine when it becomes available, state health officials said Monday.