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March 20, 2020
Defendants, attorneys can appear remotely for Minnesota courtroom proceedings amid COVID-19
March 20, 2020 - 7:38pm
A post of District 36 Representative Luke Simons' Facebook page suggested that the coronavirus is "very treatable," and posted a photo of a product that claims to treat it.
Lawmaker defends social media post as 'outside the box' thinking
March 20, 2020 - 7:33pm
The sign at the COVID-19 test station Friday, March 20, in the Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Baxter Clinic parking lot gives further directions to people arriving for testing. The test station opens 8 a.m. Monday. Steve Kohls /  Brainerd Dispatch
'Terrified for what could come': Readers' lives upended amid COVID-19 pandemic
March 20, 2020 - 6:43pm
Minnesota Health Commissioner Jan Malcolm discusses the state's first positive case of the coronavirus known as COVID-19 at a news conference Friday, March 6, 2020, at the state Capitol. Dave Orrick / Pioneer Press
It's been 14 days since Minnesota reported its first case of COVID-19. A lot has changed: A timeline
March 20, 2020 - 5:49pm
Dave Wallis / Forum News Service
Can I order an alcoholic beverage with my takeout during COVID-19 closures? Not yet, but Minnesota is mulling it
March 20, 2020 - 5:19pm
A screenshot of North Dakota Democratic candidates meeting online with delegates on Friday, March 20, ahead of the state's online convention on Saturday, March 21.
A political convention in the time of coronavirus: North Dakota Democrats hold virtual meetings to get in front of delegates
March 20, 2020 - 4:55pm
Gov. Tim Walz on Wednesday, March, 18, 2020, spoke to reporters in St. Paul about the state's efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
WATCH: Gov. Walz provides update on Minnesota's response to coronavirus
March 20, 2020 - 1:30pm
Gov. Tim Walz on Friday, March 20, 2020, spoke with reporters in St. Paul about the number of Minnesotans with COVID-19 and the state's response efforts aimed at limiting the disease's spread. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Serviceplay button
Walz weighs shelter-in-place order, outlaws price-gouging as Minnesota COVID-19 cases hit 115
March 20, 2020 - 11:09am
March 19, 2020
Abby Jensen cleans the bar area at NoBull Smokehouse on Thursday, March 19, in downtown Fargo. David Samson / The Forum
Fargo owners aim to avoid layoffs after order to close bars, restaurants — but some jobs dry up
March 19, 2020 - 8:36pm
A post of District 36 Representative Luke Simons' Facebook page suggested that the coronavirus is "very treatable," and posted a photo of a product that claims to treat it.
ND lawmaker shares dubious coronavirus treatment
March 19, 2020 - 5:54pm
Minnesota National Guard distributes protective masks around the state
March 19, 2020 - 4:17pm
North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum announces the closure of all schools in the state due to concerns over the spread of coronavirus at a press conference in Bismarck on Sunday, March 15. Joining him behind the podium are state Superintendent of Public Instruction Kirsten Baesler (far right) and a sign language interpreter. Jeremy Turley / Forum News Service
WATCH: Gov. Burgum, other officials to discusss K-12 education at 4 pm
March 19, 2020 - 3:30pm
Minnesota Newspaper Association asks Walz for 'essential service' designation for news organizations
March 19, 2020 - 3:02pm
Sen. John Thune
Thune introduces bill to extend tax filing deadline amid COVID-19 pandemic
March 19, 2020 - 1:42pm
This illustration, created at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, shows the appearance of the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19. Image courtesy of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Minnesota's congressional delegation seeks federal support for businesses hurting due to COVID-19
March 19, 2020 - 12:57pm