Wisconsin is lurching toward a spring primary election on Tuesday despite widespread concern about in-person voting during the coronavirus crisis. Gov. Tony Evers has called a special session but there's no indication that Republican legislative leaders will pass any bills.
President Donald Trump says his administration will try to stop "profiteers" from exporting medical protective gear. The president has gotten into a fight with Minnesota-based manufacturing giant 3M, a major producer and exporter of face masks.
This week, the Minnesota Nurses Association sent a letter to hospitals across the state expressing concerns about a lack of N-95 masks. But, St. Luke's and Essentia Health say they are doing their best to keep staff and patients safe.
Travel is still allowed for anglers wanting to fish during Saturday's trout opener on the Brule River in Wisconsin. However, the DNR is encouraging anglers to fish waterbodies as close to home as possible and in their community.