Minnesota officials have stopped a COVID-19 testing study after multiple reports that public health workers were greeted by racial and ethnic slurs as they went door-to-door. In one case, a survey team was boxed in and threatened by a man with a gun.
St. Louis County officials say a significant increase in newly-reported COVID-19 cases is not related to the opening of a new saliva testing site in Duluth. 72 of the 73 new cases reported Friday were found from testing conducted before the new site opened.
One person was killed and another was injured in a head-on crash Monday afternoon in Bayfield County. The sheriff's office says a reported erratic driver crossed the center line and collided with a pickup pulling a camper.
Minnesota Department of Health reports 1,191 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, with six deaths. Of the 94,189 confirmed cases, 84,256 people no longer needing isolation.
A portion of Midway Road was closed due to an accident near St. Louis River Road. WDIO photographer said the visibility was low due to fog in the area.
The State Patrol is reporting that a Cromwell woman died in a crash Thursday night near Brookston. She's been identified as 42-year-old Melissa Maria Kalinoski.