COVID-19 MSF Fine Arts Exhibition
The 109th annual MSF Fine Arts Exhibition will go down as a one-of-a-kind art show because of the COVID-19 pandemic. This year’s show can be viewed by taking a video tour or by limited in-person viewing. Social distancing and masks are required for entry and attendance is limited to 25 percent of the exhibition hall’s capacity. 1,718 works of art in eight artistic disciplines were entered this year and only 346 were accepted for the exhibition. Margie Troupe and her grandd
Art of the Capitol Masks Up
Signs taped to the doors of the Capitol tell anyone going inside the building that wearing a mask is required. The building still hasn’t opened for public tours. But the art of the Capitol has taken on a new look in the spirit of Mask Up Minnesota.
Special Session 3 & SINE DIE IV – Commissioners Out and In
Speaker Melissa Hortman gaveled the House to order for the third special session of 2020. The special session was necessary to extend Gov. Tim Walz’s executive emergency powers related to the Covid-19 pandemic. After three tries the Senate failed again to take away Gov. Walz’s executive powers when the House approved of the extension . The House and Senate then passed SSSF1 & SSHF1, a bill that would provide $30 million in grant assistance for disability service providers. Be