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Alex Derosier

Minnesota Reporter

Alex Derosier covers Minnesota breaking news and state government for Forum News Service. He previously spent almost three years as a digital producer and news editor for the Forum of Fargo-Moorhead. Before that, he worked at The Associated Press in Raleigh, N.C, and contributed research to investigations at CBS News in Washington, D.C. He can be reached via email at aderosier@forumcomm.com.

Languages spoken: English

Recent articles by Alex Derosier
MINNEAPOLIS — A Minnesota woman has entered guilty pleas in a case stemming from a scheme that defrauded a state medical assistance program out of more than $860,000, Attorney General Keith Ellison announced Tuesday, Jan. 18.

After seeing negative impacts on learning and student mental health during sustained periods of distance learning over the pandemic, going back online is a move school leaders are still reluctant to take.
Weekly average positive test rates continued to climb, reaching 20.7%
Unvaccinated individuals must present proof of a negative PCR test for COVID-19 taken within the last 72 hours.
The National School Boards Association asked the FBI to address harassment and threats at school board meetings across the country as parents packed meetings to oppose COVID-19 precautions and the way districts handled topics like race and gender.
Minnesota Democrat and North Dakota Republican are seeking more information on a federal agency's efforts to curb carbon monoxide poisoning after a family of 7 died from a buildup of the odorless gas in their Moorhead home last month.
Hospitalizations are up after a decline since mid-December.
Hospitalizations continue to tax state health care resources, with more than 97% of ICU beds in use statewide.
The omicron variant of COVID-19 is pushing infections to heights not seen in over a year.
The attorney general said he was grateful to be vaccinated and only experiencing mild symptoms from the virus.
Of last year’s deaths, 162 were speed-related — a 33% increase from 2020, according to state figures.