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2 confirmed COVID-19 cases reported in Freeborn County

Freeborn County has two confirmed cases of COVID-19, according to the Minnesota Department of Health on Wednesday. The first case is a person in their ... Read more

1 hour ago by Sarah Stultz.

When you’re on your own, we are there with you

As the state and nation battle one of the most challenging times of this generation, we want to let you know we are here for ... Read more

21 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Independent forecast projects Minnesota to hit COVID-19 peak by mid-April

Independent health researchers are predicting the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic in Minnesota to take place in three weeks with peak resources expected to be ... Read more

21 hours ago by Sarah Stultz.

Minnesota death toll increases to 12; 26 are in ICU with coronavirus

Twelve people have died from COVID-19 in Minnesota, up from 10 reported on Monday, while the number of cases in the state since the pandemic ... Read more

21 hours ago by Minnesota Public Radio.

Department of Health releases more information about state’s COVID-19 patients

Twelve people have died, and 629 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Minnesota as of Tuesday, according to numbers released by the Minnesota Department ... Read more

1 day ago by Sarah Stultz.

County commissioners approve additional emergency measures

The Freeborn County Board of Commissioners approved two resolutions Monday morning during an emergency meeting that will keep county buildings closed to the public through ... Read more

2 days ago by Sarah Stultz.

Students resume studies via distance learning

COVID-19 cases rise to 576 Read more

2 days ago by Associated Press.

Patients encouraged to call local clinic first

To best prepare for and prevent transmission of COVID-19 in the community, Mayo Clinic Health System encourages all patients to call first before coming to ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

Walz directs COVID-19 strategy while on quarantine

By Brian Bakst, Minnesota Public Radio News   Gov. Tim Walz entered his second week of self-quarantine Monday, which has left him to direct Minnesota’s ... Read more

2 days ago by Minnesota Public Radio.

10 deaths now reported from COVID-19 in Minnesota

One more person has died in Minnesota from COVID-19, bringing the total deaths in the state up to 10, according to the Minnesota Department of ... Read more

2 days ago by Sarah Stultz.

Minnesotans worry as COVID-19 spreads to nursing homes

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota residents are worried about their elderly loved ones as the coronavirus outbreak spreads to nursing homes. At least 17 people living in ... Read more

3 days ago by Associated Press.

Trump adds 30 days to distancing guidelines as virus spreads

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is extending the voluntary national shutdown for a month as sickness and death from the coronavirus pandemic rise in the ... Read more

3 days ago by Associated Press.

Minnesota COVID-19 deaths increase to 9

Confirmed COVID-19 cases in Minnesota increased by 62 Sunday as the number of deaths from the virus jumped by four. According to the Minnesota Department ... Read more

3 days ago by Sarah Stultz.

5th death reported in Minnesota from COVID-19

MINNEAP(OLIS — The Minnesota Department of Health on Saturday confirmed the state’s fifth death from the coronavirus, on a day when Gov. Tim Walz signed ... Read more

4 days ago by Sarah Stultz.

Mayo goes blue to signify hope during COVID-19 pandemic

To support the community and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic, Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea and Austin have joined other Mayo Clinic facilities ... Read more

4 days ago by Submitted.

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