The Minnesota Department of Health says so far this year there have only been 22 people hospitalized from the flu compared to over 4,000 last year. Essentia Health Infectious Disease Physician Dr. Rajesh Prabhu, and St. Luke's Infectious Disease Physician Dr. Andrew Thompson have differing opinions on whether masking and social distancing are leading to the low numbers.
The state patrol has released the names of the men involved in a fatal crash from Sunday morning. They said Larry Meyer, of Hibbing, was killed, and Matthew Kirkpatrick, of Keewatin, has life-threatening injuries.
The Cook County School District in Grand Marais is investigating the appearance of controversial image during a virtual morning announcement video. An image of the Gadsden Flag was seen hanging on a bulletin board during a morning announcement video.